An under-strength Melbourne City pay the price for their FFA Cup exertions, limping to a 1-1 A-League draw with Brisbane Roar.
A twin-engine Indonesian police plane goes missing with 15 people on board en route to the island of Batam, south of Singapore, police and rescue authorities say, as search teams scour the area.
Northern Territory Police charge a 35-year-old Melbourne man with murder over the death of a French tourist in Central Australia.
A 10-man Western Sydney Wanderers outfit rolls the Central Coast Mariners 4-1 despite goalkeeper Jerrad Tyson being sent off.
It is a twist of political fate that Lawrence Springborg's personal success never matched what he achieved for his colleagues by merging the Liberal and National parties, writes Queensland political editor Chris O'Brien.
The director of the Australian Museum is optimistic she will be able to raise $285 million to make the museum one of the "top five" in the world.