A former senior Victorian railways official and Puffing Billy volunteer who preyed on train-loving boys for more than two decades has pleaded guilty to more than 30 serious child sex abuse charges.
Liam Mannix Michael Varcoe-Cocks, the National Gallery of Victoria's head of conservation, has worn his best black sports jacket for the occasion - the unrolling of John Herbert's 1878 epic Moses Bringing Down the Tables of the Law.
Peter Hannam AGL, the country's largest greenhouse gas emitter, has vowed to close all its existing coal-fired power stations by 2050 and will not build or buy new conventional plants in the meantime.
Michaela Whitbourn A company linked to the Obeid family has agreed to pay up to $1.7 million to Sydney Water.
Hannah Francis The controversial ride-sharing service has stepped up its campaign ahead of a key forum on industry reform.
Paul Bibby Prosecutors have called for the Sydney "contract killer" who murdered Wollongong solicitor by setting fire to her bedroom as she slept to be sentenced to life in prison, declaring "a person prepared to kill for money needs to be sent a message".
Louise Hall and Rachel Olding Ross and Liz Noble have a unique insight into what the family of murdered school teacher Stephanie Scott will going through as the coming weeks and months bring her funeral and the police investigation and the justice process takes it course.
Nassim Khadem Prime Minister Tony Abbott has ruled out changes to negative gearing, saying the government does not want to kick off the tax reform debate with increasing taxes.
Noel Towell The Tax Office is emerging as a major landlord to other public service departments as it tries to offload 6500 empty desk spaces it is paying for across Australia.
Tom Decent Former Ryde mayor Vic Tagg has escaped conviction and received an 18-month good behaviour bond for assaulting current mayor Bill Pickering outside a polling booth on the day of a council byelection.