APN Newsdesk looks at just some of the big stories from 2012. Video: David Stuart.
APN Newsdesk's JESSICA GREWAL takes a look back on the year that was in New South Wales.
GEOFFREY Rush was named Australian of the Year and Queen Elizabeth marked her 60th anniversary of becoming monarch in a year with plenty of news in 2012.
CLIVE Palmer, Julia Gillard, Peter Slipper, Miranda Kerr and the Morcombes - they all had us talking in 2012 as some of the big newsmakers of the year.