NATIONAL: The Fair Work Ombudsman has ruled to slash Sunday and public holiday penalty rates.
Stan Gorton NSW: Bystanders were left open-mouthed as they watched an octopus drag a wood duck to its death.
Nick Toscano & Anna Patty NATIONAL: The Fair Work Ombudsman has ruled to slash Sunday and public holiday penalty rates.
Peter Hannam NATIONAL: Victorian cities faced losing electricity during the recent eastern Australian heatwave so NSW could avoid power cuts.
Today's Fairfax front pages from across the nation.
NSW: Farmers’ gut-wrenching tears of gratitude provide more thanks than words, Riverina brothers and hay runners say.
Shana Morgan VIC: Federal minister labels towns aiming to become reliant on solar energy as living in a “fantasy land”
SHANNON TONKIN NSW: A high school teacher has been refused bail accused of having sex with one of his female students.
VIC: Wheelchair-bound man found 250 kilometres from last sighting.
Sophie Boyd VIC: Despite a six-month search, no trace of Gerard VanDerWerf has been found.