We’ve rounded up the most important headlines this afternoon — so it’ll only take you two minutes to catch up on the news.
1. Black Saturday class action payout
By ABC NEWS
Victoria’s Supreme Court has approved a $494 million payout to victims of the deadly 2009 Black Saturday bushfires, in what is considered to be the biggest class action in Australia’s legal history.
The blaze killed 119 people, destroyed 125,000 hectares and more than 1,000 homes.