A strong cold front will sweep over much of Australia over the weekend, bringing potentially the largest outbreak of frigid conditions in 15 years, the Bureau of Meteorology said.
Tammy Mills The "overwhelming demand" of family violence has shaped the workload of Victorian magistrates courts more than any other factor in the past decade.
Emma Partridge, Megan Levy, Amy Corderoy A Sydney naturopath has been charged over the treatment plan she allegedly devised for a baby boy, who police say was malnourished and close to death when he was admitted to Westmead Hospital.
Paul Bibby The wife of Lin family murder accused Robert Xie has been accused of providing her husband with a false alibi.
Sean Nicholls Bill Shorten's disclosure at the trade union royal commission that a private company, Unibilt, paid for his campaign director before the 2007 federal election would have jogged a few memories in NSW politics.
Nicole Hasham Lawyers and doctors have rejected a claim by immigration officials that detention centre workers will not be prosecuted for reporting abuse and neglect of refugees.
Tom Decent Michael Ennis has divided public opinion after telling referee Gerard Sutton he was being "overwhelmed" by a raucous Queensland crowd.
Jane Lee, Michaela Whitbourn He wrote the book, literally, on the cases that shaped the nation. Now the Sydney silk assisting the Royal Commission into trade unions is supplying the hearing room drama.
Michael Gordon Bill Shorten isn't the first politician to be embarrassed by a late campaign declaration, and he won't be the last.
Paul Bibby The Catholic Church's insurance company has been ordered to re-appear before the royal commission into child sex abuse on Friday to explain why it has failed to produce documents requested by the inquiry.