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A brilliant year for women's football in Australia is capped by a triple triumph, with Sam Kerr winning ABC Sports Personality of the Year, the Matildas taking out Team of the Year and coach Alen Stajcic also honoured at the AIS awards.
Matthew Leveson's parents Mark and Faye return to where his body was found to plant trees.
A 43-year-old man who has pleaded guilty to using an internet dating site to groom a child for sex tells a Sydney court he did it partly because he was "not very intimate" with his wife and needed an "ego boost".
A new report finds a major biosecurity failure likely led to the import of infected raw prawns and an outbreak of white spot disease that cost Queensland prawn farmers more than $40 million.
Wild Oats XI may have been royally flushed with Princess Mary of Denmark joining the crew, but Queensland-based super-maxi Black Jack wins the Big Boat Challenge.
A woman escapes jail after pleading guilty to selling "crudely distilled" moonshine in a small NSW town, despite a magistrate saying she wanted to make an example of her.