Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond.
Daisy Huntly A Riverina prisoner who escaped as snow fell across the lower mountains on Friday is back behind bars.
Lynn Pinkerton Thousands of cars lined the roads across the country on Saturday as part of the Lock the Gate Coal Seam Gas protest.
Take a look at the week that has been around regional Australia through the eyes of Fairfax photographers.
The search has been suspended for a 45-year-old Ballarat man missing in freezing waters in Bass Strait after he fell overboard from the Spirit of Tasmania overnight.
Collingwood were far too good for Fremantle, winning by 48 points in front of a historically low crowd at the MCG.
South Sydney have lost four consecutive matches after losing to Penrith 28-26 on Friday night.
Jessica Black Premier Will Hodgman has 'liked' a tweet comparing the federal government's commitment to Tasmanian tourism with The Hangover Part III.