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The answer behind the disappearance of 55-year-old Dean Patrick White lies somewhere between country Western Australia, regional Victoria and the outskirts of Brisbane.
Vanuatu's Patrick Matautaava shelves fruit-picking plans to pursue a chance in the Big Bash after a standout year which culminated in his selection to the team of the 11 best cricketers in the world outside the Test playing nations.
Survivors of sexual abuse will soon be able to sue churches in Victoria, as the State Government moves to close a technicality that prevented legal action against some non-incorporated organisations.
Victoria is expected to become the first state to allow mobile abattoirs, in a move that is hoped will improve animal welfare and reduce weight loss in animals during transit.
If there was any wonder left as to why voters' faith in major parties is waning, lessons from Victorian and federal politics this week should end that, writes Richard Willingham.
On a night of broken records and giant victories, everything good about the Western Bulldogs was painfully lacking in Carlton as the gap between the contenders and also-rans widens ever further.