QLD: They've barely had rain since January last year but the Trott family continues to smile.
Aisha Dow, Marissa Calligeros, Nino Bucci, Adam Holmes, Jason Walls VIC: The body has been identified as that of missing woman Karen Ristevski.
Sally Cripps QLD: Drought-stricken graziers are looking to the material and psychological lift promised by the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners.
Madeleine Heffernan NATIONAL: Aldi is calling for people to join its testers' club, seeking to capitalise on the fervour of some of its shoppers.
VIC: A small plane has crashed into a Melbourne shopping centre.
Albert McKnight NSW: When a goanna made a surprise appearance at winery’s restaurant, a French waitress quickly took control.
Hayden Johnson TAS: A McDonald’s staff member found the bag of kittens, no more than two days old, on a dining table.
Today's Fairfax front pages from across the nation.
BLAIR THOMSON and ELLEN EBSARY VIC: A grandfather shot multiple times in an apparent random attack is doing well.
Liam Mannix VIC: Evidence the Catholic Church continues to fund the legal defence of one of Australia's worst paedophiles has stunned a judge.