David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The Abbott government faces an uphill battle to win Muslim community support for new counter-terrorism laws and to dispel fears they are fighting Islam, some community leaders and members say.
Tom Arup Victoria has become the largest producer of wood from logging native forests in the country, following a dramatic contraction in Australia’s native timber industry over the past decade.
Konrad Marshall More children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder than diabetes, AIDS, cancer, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy and Down syndrome combined – meaning their new...
Peter Martin Australians are leaving NSW for Victoria at a record rate.
Where do you turn when members of your own family turn on you? Rachel Kleinman reports on the growing problem of family violence in Victoria.
Ben Grubb and Jacob Saulwick Motorists offering so-called "ride-sharing" services using taxi booking apps face hefty fines in NSW, but the apps could be approved for use in Victoria.
Carmelene Greco As police in Afghanistan start to look to life beyond the withdrawal of the international military force from their country, Afghan leaders this week met with members of Victoria Police to discuss...
Michael O'Reilly We've seen the Motoring Enthusiast Party and the Shooters Party. Now cyclists are gearing up for political power.
Michael Green Is A Melbourne Journalist Gwenda Allgood is a no-nonsense local councillor, five times a mayor, from Ararat. In mid-November she travelled east to Seymour to speak about wind farms at a forum on energy held in the bowls club...
Firefighters are battling fires across Victoria as another day without rain hampers efforts to restrict damage and protect lives.
David Wroe Special forces soldiers such as those from the 2nd Commando Regiment are known to be a tight-knit bunch.
Josh Gordon, Richard Willingham Victoria's Country Fire Authority is predicting larger and more severe fires because of climate change, warning that emergency service workers will have less time to recover and prepare from one...
David Ellery Today's Victoria Cross for Corporal Daniel Keighran makes the Battle of Derapet, on August 24, 2010, one of the most highly recognised Australian military actions since WWII.
Behind the Scenes with Victoria's Fire Authority
Photographer Paul Jeffers heads out with Neil McMahon behind the scenes at Victoria's State Control Centre and alongside our firefighters on the ground preparing and protecting the state from...
Victoria Azarenka celebrates her Australian Open victory at the Melbourne Botanical Gardens.
Farrah Tomazin Furious Gillard government warns more than $1 billion in funding placed at risk.
Victorians attend dawn services at The Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne and in Sheeps Hills in North West Victoria to commemorate ANZAC Day and to pay tribute to our fallen soldiers.
Tim Colebatch Victorian mothers delivered a record crop of babies in 2012, combining with a resurgence of overseas migration to lift the state's population growth to almost 100,000 a year, the Bureau of Statistics...
Andrew Taylor Sydney and Melbourne usually fight for the title of arts capital of Australia, but when it comes to state government funding of the arts, the clear winner lives south of the Murray.
Andrew Heasley Victorian aviation has suffered a blow, with a Qantas joint-venture to close in September.