Former Knox Grammar School headmaster Ian Paterson told a royal commission that he could have stopped the child sexual abuse which pervaded the school over a 30-year period.
Gareth Hutchens and Lucy Macken Treasurer Joe Hockey has confirmed that more residential properties are being investigated across Australia for allegedly being illegally purchased by foreigners
Nicole Hasham NSW Premier Mike Baird has strongly indicated his government will drop chemotherapy fees charged to cancer patients if re-elected, saying a pledge by the state Opposition to scrap the payment "makes sense".
Judith Ireland The Abbott government has pledged $15 million for a national awarenss campaign to stop domestic violence.
Tom Allard The Bali nine prisoners Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have arrived at Nusakambangan Island where they are set to be executed by firing squad.
Peter Hannam The Baird government has cancelled two petroleum exploration permits for coal seam gas formerly held by Pangaea Resources in a bid to ease concern about the industry in the state.
Lucy Battersby A Melbourne singer-songwriter's bitter-sweet pop song about Australia's real estate bubble has hit home for many young, disheartened house hunters.
Heath Aston The Australian Electoral Commission will outsource the storage of millions of used ballot papers, conceding its warehouse security and logistics chain is not up to task.
Peter Vincent Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has appealed to metal-loving Indonesian president Joko Widodo to spare the lives of the two Australians on death row.
Latika Bourke Australia is unlikely to withdraw its Ambassador from Indonesia if the Bali 9 ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are executed in coming days, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says.