The outpouring began instantly and flowed through the day. It seemed no friend or follower could resist posting their tribute to Gough Whitlam. In the age of social media it becomes almost insensitive not to, as if the world might note your failure to sufficiently mark the occasion.
A larger pay offer for preschool teachers cannot proceed unless the state government provides more funding, according to the group that represents 1200 early childhood education centres.
Half a world away, even Nash Rawiller can only chuckle at the irony.
Melbourne's commuters can breathe a sigh of relief - showers, possible thunderstorms and a plummeting temperature won't hit the city until after Wednesday's peak-hour.
The destruction of Ngara, the birthplace of former prime minister Gough Whitlam, was scheduled to begin on the very morning he passed away.
Thousands of Australians are being injured by mislabelled and poor quality products, with one-third of injury reports made to the consumer watchdog in the past year relating to cosmetics.
The subject experts appointed to the Abbott government's national curriculum review included several figures with close Coalition links who were chosen without any scrutiny from education officials.
There are 10 myki cards in circulation for every weekday public transport user with the massive over subscription blamed on a lack of short-term tickets.
The intellectual rigour of the most complex high school mathematics does not daunt the students at Sydney Girls High School.