The ACT Government scraps its proposed 3:00am bar and nightclub lockout laws in the face of opposition from the Greens, businesses and the community.
The West Australian Government's proposed anti-protest laws loom as a likely casualty of a backlog of legislation before Parliament, with Premier Colin Barnett conceding they are not one of the highest priorities.
Dylan Voller, the teenager hooded and strapped to a chair while in a Darwin prison, responds to the Four Corners program and says he wants to apologise to the community.
Two men armed with knives take several people hostage in a church in a town in France's northern Normandy region, police say.
Citing his philosophy that every child should have the opportunity to learn music, veteran educator Richard Gill teaches a music masterclass to children from a remote corner of China.
At the ripe old age of 96, a Canberra World War II veteran is decorated with the Legion of Honour in a ceremony at the French Embassy.