Girls at Al-Taqwa College have been banned from running at sporting events because the principal believes it may cause them to lose their virginity, former teachers claim.
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Goya Dmytryshchak 8:52 PM A motorcyclist has died after his bike crashed and caught fire in Melbourne's west on Saturday.
Goya Dmytryshchak 7:28 PM A teenager is in hospital after a brawl involving about 30 players at a junior football match in Melbourne's north-west on Saturday.
Patrick Hatch 6:28 PM An Australian man claiming to be a doctor has appeared in an Islamic State propaganda video urging other health professionals to join the group's new health service.
Goya Dmytryshchak 4:51 PM A man has been found unconscious on a ship in Port Phillip Bay.
Goya Dmytryshchak 4:03 PM Child was climbing a tree when branch snapped sending him tumbling 10 metres down a cliff.
Farrah Tomazin 2:02 PM A significantly enhanced security presence - including a trebling of police numbers and a directive for members to carry guns - contributed to peaceful Anzac Day commemorations in Melbourne in the wake of last week's terror raids.
Konrad Marshall 12:11 PM More than 80,000 have braved wet and cold conditions to attend the dawn service at the Shrine of Remembrance to commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli landing.
Julie Power 12:41 AM Ninety five-year-old World War II veteran Nancy Crofts stood tall, shunning help from nursing home staff when she arrived to have her photo taken as part of a massive pro-bono project to capture the remaining 14,000 World War 2 veterans in printed portraits.
Henrietta Cook 12:15 AM A former Al-Taqwa College student has accused embattled principal Omar Hallak of enforcing a "patriarchal system of oppression" at Victoria's largest Islamic school.
Michael Bachelard 12:15 AM Victorian police have been ordered to wear their gun, capsicum spray and bulletproof vest even when manning the front desk of a police station, as fear grows that jihadist groups may be targeting them specifically.
Adam Cooper One of the teenage men accused of planning a terror attack on Anzac Day has appeared briefly in court, and been remanded in custody before he applies for bail next week.
Vanessa Desloires Police have charged a man over an incident at a shopping centre in Melbourne's outer east.
Alana Schetzer Fans of the historical Palace Theatre will get a chance to snap up some of the venue's music posters, furniture and equipment during a two-day garage sale this weekend.
Ruth Pollard For just 10 para – the smallest coin in the Ottoman Empire – 23-year-old teacher Halil Iyidilli would write a letter home to the loved ones of his fellow Turkish soldiers.
Adam Cooper A Department of Human Services worker sexually abused eight disabled men in his care while they were residents in state-run care facilities, a court has heard.
Vanessa Desloires Queens Road has been closed to traffic after a truck pulled down an overhead traffic management sign.
Vanessa Desloires People heading to the Shrine of Remembrance for the dawn service should pack an umbrella and a scarf, with showers tipped on Anzac Day.
Darren Gray 12:15 AM It disappeared more than 20 years ago. And once lost, older farmers feared it never would be seen again, as drought smashed farms and families, young people drifted to the city and away from agriculture, and managed investment scheme plantations took over many farms in Victoria's fertile south west corner.
Marissa Calligeros Police have impounded $400,000 Mercedes allegedly clocked speeding at 50km/h over the limit in Melbourne's south-east.
Nick Toscano Popular bakery chain Laurent has been convicted and fined $60,000 after an employee's arm was cut off in a grisly workplace accident.
Marissa Calligeros A plan to build a 17-storey apartment tower on Lygon Street has been turned down by Melbourne City Council.
Nino Bucci Victorian parole board chief Bill Gillard has dug in, despite fierce pressure to resign after revelations he advised the alleged head of Melbourne's mafia on how to fight the police chief commissioner's decision.
Marissa Calligeros A road-rage driver has been arrested after allegedly smashing a car with a hammer.
Mark Russell A government psychiatrist will examine a man accused of attempting to murder Melbourne neurosurgeon Dr Michael Wong to determine if the accused is mentally ill.
Carolyn Webb Clients, parents and administrators have condemned the imminent closure of a free art studio dubbed a life saver for the mentally ill.
Despite rapes, deaths and neglect in care, the disability sector is obsessed with self-protection.
Deradicalisation needs police work, but it’s the Islamic community’s responsibility.
Growing class divide in state system is due to schoosl having lots of middle-class parents.
Before these articulate ex-champs took to the mike, footy commentary had its own unique vocabulary.
I can't live for the moment. Instead I wish my life away in two-week increments.
We might reflect that Australia is a land where searchers and rescuers do not give up.
From school prize-giving to the teenage thrill of a big concertl, this hall has been home to it all.
Our roads are busier than ever, and we need patience, good manners and common sense.
Gallery throws its doors open for a major exhibition showcasing Chinese treasures from the 1700s.
The public, especially females, should be cautious following the brazen stabbing murder.
Prime Minister won't confirm if Victoria will lose the $1.5bn pledged towards the East West Link.
There has been much controversy surrounding Victoria lifting the ban on 'cage fighting'.
Fisherman who caught a rarely-sighted frilled shark says looks like "something out of a horror movie".