A repeat sex offender has been jailed for 17-and-a-half years for abusing seven boys he befriended on SA trains.
Applications are now being accepted for the federal government's drought concessional loans, with $20 million available to WA farmers.
The royal commission into child abuse has heard a victim told social justice campaigner Tom Calma of his suffering.

Telstra looks to scrap pen and paper

Telstra has made an undisclosed investment in an e-signature startup as part of a continued push into Silicon Valley.
An egg company has been fined $300,000 after a court found it misled consumers when it described its eggs as free range.
Labor leader Bill Shorten says unity is vital as the international community deals with Islamic State extremists.
A man has been fined almost a quarter of a million dollars for dumping waste containing asbestos in Sydney's southwest.

Gold Coast crims tuning in to cops

Gold Coast police are still using an old radio system that criminals can listen in to.
UWA says it doesn't expect a 30 per cent jump in undergraduate degree fees will cause a big drop off in students.
Close friends and family have released balloons into the sky above Lockhart cemetery in southwest NSW where the Hunt family have been buried.
Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard has criticised Bob Carr for being “lazy” in an interview to be aired tonight.
Property managers near G20 sites in Brisbane have been warned to check if their apartment and townhouse complexes are covered for acts of terrorism.
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has announced about 700 jobs will go from its coal mining operations in the Bowen Basin.
A Melbourne woman has appeared in court charged with murdering a man in the city's south.
Human rights lawyers have filed a formal OECD human rights complaint against the security contractor that ran the Manus Island detention centre.
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