Bernard Tomic is a surprise withdrawal from Australia's Davis Cup team to take on Czech Republic in next week's first-round tie at Kooyong.
David Warner may have won back-to-back Allan Border Medals, but Meg Lanning has gone one better, last night winning her third Belinda Clark Award.
Suspended Queensland policeman Chris Hurley, who was acquitted of manslaughter over the 2007 death of Cameron Doomadgee on Palm Island, is fined $500 for assaulting a female police officer at a Gold Coast shopping centre while he was off duty last year.
Another two cases of legionnaires' disease are reported in South Australia, bringing to eight the number linked to a single cluster.
A tiny lizard unique to Central Australia has been successfully bred at the Alice Springs Desert Park, with each hatchling weighing in at just 2 grams.
The Tasmanian Government confirms convicted child sex offender Sonny Day has been moved from a residence at Ellendale after an arson attack, but will not not say where he is currently living.