For Merilyn Swan, it was a great day. For six years, she has been seeking help for her parents Robyn and Merv Blanch, who invested $260,000 in 2007.
Anna Patty Bad weather is estimated to have caused millions of dollars in damage to property and infrastructure.
Peter Hannam Sydney is in the midst of its biggest storm this century, with the deep east coast low that battered the city on Monday night set to unleash a second evening of mayhem
Nick Ralston, Peter Hannam, Lucy Cormack and Ella Rubeli The biggest storm to hit Sydney and the Hunter this century has battered the region, with at least three people dead, dozens of others needing rescuing and entire homes washed away in floodwaters.
Emma Young Hundreds of Perth taxi drivers abandoned fares on Tuesday to protest what they call state government inaction over Uber.
James Robertson Sydney's transport services were in chaos on Tuesday as storms led to widespread closure and delays across the city's ports, roads and public transport.
Chloe Booker No one was falling asleep during this week's Q&A.
Lisa Visentin, Tom Decent As gale force winds continue to wreak havoc across Sydney, spare a thought for those aboard the cruise ship Carnival Spirit whose final leg into Sydney has all the nausea-inducing features of a carnival ride, sans the spirit.
James Massola, Richard Willingham A new "super-faction" that unites most of the Victorian Labor Right has been formed, boosting opposition leader Bill Shorten's factional clout.
Sean Nicholls and Michaela Whitbourn Former NSW Premier Bob Carr wants to see the Independent Commission Against Corruption retain "robust powers".
How people captured the weekend in Port Macquarie on Instagram.
A big Octopus gets the Laneway Party underway
Don Bradman Tribute Cricket Match at Wauchope. Golden Oldies v Newcastle Lord Taverners.
Enjoy these photographs from the Fairfax network of newspapers along the Mid-North Coast.