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Charges laid over Melbourne woman's death

An elderly man has been charged over a woman's death in Melbourne. Full story »

Melbourne's next top model search begins

Fashion festival goers can expect more diversity than ever on the runway following Melbourne Fashion Week model castings. Full story »

Racist uni posters spark Vic police probe

Police have launched an investigation into racist posters targeting Chinese students at Melbourne universities. Full story »

Darryl Kerrigan’s home from ‘The Castle’ sells for $40,000

The humble abode made famous in the iconic Australian movie The Castle has sold for $40,000. Full story »


The Castle house sells for $40K at auction

The house from Australian cult film The Castle has sold for seven times more than the reserve, and will now be moved to regional Victoria. Full story »

Cocaine boat accused faces Vic court

A man accused of attempting to import $60 million worth of cocaine on a former Japanese whaling boat will face a three-day pre-trial hearing in Melbourne. Full story »

Sikhs accuse Vic school of discrimination

Sikh parents who say a Melbourne Christian school refused to enrol their son if he wore a turban want an apology and $10,000 in damages. Full story »

Three inmates on the run after escaping from Victorian prison

Police are searching for three inmates who escaped a minimum-security Victorian prison. Full story »


Mother-murder accused face Melbourne court

Former lovers charged with the 2016 murder of mother-of-four, Samantha Kelly, will likely stand trial in Melbourne. Full story »

Vic prisoners escape through a window

Three prisoners are on the run from a Victorian jail after making a night-time escape through a window. Full story »

Unclear future for Aust TV shows: Inquiry

Netflix, Google and Facebook pose a significant challenge to the sustainability of Australian-made TV productions, a parliamentary inquiry has heard. Full story »

Vic truckie jailed for killing pedestrian

A delivery truck driver who caused the death of a pedestrian at a zebra crossing in Melbourne has been jailed for more than three years. Full story »

Neighbours install CCTV in Melb street

A group of Melbourne neighbours have pooled their resources to install 18 CCTV cameras in their street in response to a spate of crime. Full story »

Vic man who married child weeps in court

A man who married a child bride last year in Melbourne will face a plea hearing in September ahead of his sentencing. Full story »

Elderly man arrested after woman found dead in Melbourne home

A 75-year-old man has been arrested over the death of a woman at Richmond. Full story »


Melbourne not-for-profit to give domestic violence victims a hand up

Plate Up Project founders Donna Stolzenberg and Leela Cosgrove. (The Plate Up Project)

A Melbourne-based not-for-profit says its new training and hospitality program will empower women who have experienced domestic violence by creating pathways to employment. Full story »


Vic murder trial delayed by sick juror

The trial of a former cannabis dealer accused of stabbing his friend to death in 2008 has been adjourned on Wednesday due to an unwell juror. Full story »

Prison rioter denies driving flaming beds

An inmate accused of taking part in Victoria's worst prison riot has had an angry outburst in court, saying the legal proceedings are ruining his routine. Full story »

Ring of police shields Pell from media

Cardinal George Pell had a ring of police escorting him through a media crush to face court in Melbourne on historical sex charges. Full story »

Court hears Cardinal Pell intends to plead not guilty

In front of a packed courtroom, George Pell made history by becoming the first cardinal to face court over historical sexual offences. Full story »