Attorney-General George Brandis calls for domestic and family violence services to be prioritised as the Government announces funding will be restored to the community legal sector in the May budget.
Actor Samuel Johnson is the big winner of the 59th Annual Logie Awards, taking out the Gold Logie for Best Personality on Australian Television as well the Logie for Best Actor for his portrayal of music legend Molly Meldrum.
Hundreds of people will come together in Perth to perform the war dance in a show of support for men's mental health after the conclusion of the Anzac Day dawn service.
The Australian women's sevens rugby team finish third at the world series event in Japan after copping a 33-0 belting at the hands of Canada in the semi-finals.
Surfers come together to pay tribute to teenage shark attack victim 17-year-old Laeticia Brouwer, who died after being bitten by a great white off Western Australia's south coast a week ago.
Northern Territory youth justice boss Jeanette Kerr says she visited Darwin's troubled Don Dale Youth Detention Centre in the fortnight between two high-profile prisoner escapes, contradicting her previous claims.