VIC: Police are investigating how scammers have defrauded Ballarat Health Services of $2.7 million.
Melissa Cunningham VIC: Jesuit priest and human rights lawyer Frank Brennan want police to interview Cardinal George Pell immediately.
VIC: The golliwog mascot of the Beechworth Sweet Co has to go, says owner Sally McGregor.
ANGELA THOMPSON NSW: A man has allegedly used his car to push a love rival’s vehicle 300 metres along a road and into a metal street sign.
Cameron Houston and Chris Vedelago VIC: Notorious criminal dies after an attack on guards at prison near Castlemaine.
The front pages from Fairfax newspapers around Australia.
Breanna Chillingworth NSW: A man has been charged over the fatal crash that killed his friend earlier this month.
Adam Holmes VIC: Man charged with shooting kangaroo in the head with a crossbow to be sentenced in September.
VIC: The alleged head of sophisticated Bendigo drug syndicate imported ice online, court hears.
Latika Bourke Cardinal George Pell said he refused to be put to a "trial by media" and said the ABC had "no licence" to destroy his reputation.
Here is a selection of pictures from The Area News archives.
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GRIFFITH’S De Bortoli Wines is celebrating after taking out the Hanamino Perpetual Trophy for Best Sweet White Wine ...