AFL players, their wives and girlfriends have hit the red carpet at the annual Brownlow Medal.
ANDREW PEARSON NSW: A bar heater keeping puppies warm inside a laundry was the likely cause of a house fire.
MATT NEAL VIC: There are football fans, and then there is Gary Hincks.
Michael Parris NSW: Supercars champion Mark Winterbottom says parts of the Newcastle 500 track feel like Monaco.
James Massola NATIONAL: The federal government will water down its proposed $500 million backpacker tax.
Elizabeth Habermann NSW: Music superstar Keith Urban to draw thousands to an annual ute muster.
Julia Medew VIC: Who would have thought that one of the most eye-catching people at the Brownlow Medal would be the security guard?
Today's Fairfax front pages from across the nation.
MICHAEL McGOWAN NSW: The Premier will announce that Newcastle will host the season-ending race from next year.
VIC: Rain-soaked communities are likely to cop bad weather again this week.