Households are roughly $550 a year better off since the scraping of the carbon tax, but air travellers may wonder if they are being overcharged, the head of the competition watchdog says.
Liam Mannix A woman has fought off a carjack attempt in Melbourne's north as her four-year-old slept in the vehicle's back seat.
Latika Bourke Moves are under way to establish a Senate inquiry into political donations, with one crossbench senator saying the system encourages the idea that politicians are for sale.
James Robertson If Speaker Bronwyn Bishop had "nothing to fear" she should produce evidence that her taxpayer-funded travel to a colleague's wedding coincided with official business, says former committee colleague and Labor MP Kate Ellis.
Richard Willingham, state political correspondent If Premier Daniel Andrews thinks his troubles are over with the sacking of Adem Somyurek, he is wrong.
Ben Grubb It's Flappy Bird meets Bronwyn Bishop's Choppergate scandal.
Mark Russell An alcoholic storeman who preyed on girls as young as five on the internet claimed the online world was the only place he felt safe after being bullied all his life because he had a larger than normal head.
Benjamin Preiss and Richard Willingham Small Business Minister Adem Somyurek has resigned following bullying allegations made by a staff member.
Tammy Mills, Adam Cooper Anti-terrorism police have charged a Melbourne man with attempting to travel to northern Iraq to fight with Kurdish forces against Islamic State.
Stephanie Peatling A government MP says the aggressive nature of Parliament, including the "rubbish" of question time, is a disincentive to women wanting to enter politics.