Nearly 29 million calls to Centrelink got a busy signal in the past year. Another 7 million calls simply "abandoned".
Carolyn Webb VIC: His mates are calling him "silo man" and joke that he paid the big bucks.
NSW: Two people have died and one person has been seriously injured in the crash.
Breanna Chillingworth NSW: It's been 20 years since the cold-blooded killing of teenager, Billy Hegedus in a northern NSW town.
Chris McLennan A high climbing python made a goose of itself yesterday with its high wire act.
Marcus Strom While "prying into the sex lives of snakes", Professor Rick Shine put himself on the path to the Prime Minister's Prize for Science.
A look at photos taken by Fairfax photographers across Australia.