Witness K Bernard Collaery
(Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Famous faces at a secret trial, Pauline Hanson's money woes and Google and Twitter take out the trash (kind of).

Welcome to the police state

While Australia remains in the dark about the exact details -- it is, of course, taking place behind closed doors -- the pre-trial hearing began this week for lawyer Bernard Collaery, a man whom (along with his former client Witness K) Australia owes a great deal, .

A tipster got in contact to let us know there were a few high profile faces spotted in court yesterday: