From underworld killings to high-level corruption scandals, here are some of the biggest stories which have been gagged by Victoria's suppression order regime.
Good morning, early birds. Super Saturday byelections give Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull a nasty wake-up call. Plus, New South Wales no longer rules the roost for economic growth. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
As the blazes in Victoria continue, the analyisis has started to kick in, with our bushfire policy coming under some heat from around the world. We take a look at what the press is saying.
Bushfire survival should not be an individual responsibility. It should be a community concern, writes Lionel Elmore.
Victoria's 79 municipalities, with about 3.5 million voters, will all hold elections tomorrow, in an unprecedented state-wide operation, but will ballots be fair and secret? asks Charles Richardson.
The legal system now in Victoria and in every other state of Australia is heavily weighted in favour of prosecutors, writes Greg Barns.
What are the implications for other states, now that abortion has been decriminalised in Victoria, asks Caroline DeCosta.
The Catholic Church is sanctioning medical professionals clearly breaching their duty of care to a patient and possibly exposing them to manslaughter charges because of their deliberate inaction, writes Greg Barns.