Latest Victoria news
Tammy Mills 5:15 PM Gun trafficking legislation in Victoria is "ridiculous" and needs to be overhauled immediately, police union secretary Ron Iddles says.
Adam Carey 5:15 PM A northern suburbs council that helped topple the East West Link has taken aim at Labor's road expansion plans, arguing the Andrews government has told the community nothing about how the local impact of widening CityLink and the Tullamarine Freeway.
Alana Schetzer 4:59 PM Punctuality for regional train lines has plummeted since the highly-anticipated Regional Rail Link opened last month, with Ballarat commuters feeling the brunt of slow and cancelled services.
Nino Bucci 4:49 PM A suspected Melbourne Mafia boss's lawyers are seeking access to the confidential sources of an Age investigative journalist in a move that is being refused by Fairfax Media.
Tom Cowie 4:46 PM A police officer shot in the head during an attack on a divisional van on Tuesday has been released from hospital.
Richard Willingham 3:56 PM Victorians may be ready to enjoy two new public holidays, including one on grand final eve, but the cost to the state could be nearly $900 million a year.
Aisha Dow 3:04 PM A 39-storey apartment tower will be built just a few doors down from Victoria's Parliament House, after Planning Minister Richard Wynne approved a plan by developer Grocon.
Patrick Hatch 2:03 PM A man has been killed in a light plane crash in Lethbridge, north-west of Geelong.
Mark Russell 1:15 PM A paedophile Catholic brother who preyed on three children in Melbourne before returning to America was ordered by his Marianist religious order to undergo psycho-sexual therapy 26 years before being charged by Victoria Police.
Mark Russell 11:33 AM A plumber died after being bashed and held under water in his own swimming pool by a friend discharged from Casey Hospital just days earlier when staff believed he was no longer psychotic, a court has heard.
Steve Butcher 9:59 AM An amateur martial arts fighter has been convicted and fined $2500 for injuring a Crown casino security guard and assaulting his colleague.
Patrick Hatch 9:10 AM A man took photos of two children in a public toilet during a disturbing incident at Mount Buller on Sunday, police say.
Miki Perkins 8:41 AM When Helen Agapitos, then 19, first laid eyes on the man she would one day marry - and later mourn - he was dancing.
Alana Schetzer 7:19 AM Three of Melbourne's busiest tram routes will be changed dramatically – and one scrapped – as part of a public transport shake-up aimed to increased capacity towards the city's booming western suburbs.
John Silvester, Tammy Mills, Daniella Miletic and Rania Spooner 6:31 AM Police are investigating possible links between the shooting of a policeman in Moonee Ponds and a drive-by shooting on the home of George Williams, father of the dead underworld killer, Carl Williams.
Alana Schetzer and Richard Willingham 11:36 PM The state government has declared it will go ahead with plans to remove nine level crossings in Melbourne's south-east, despite the Coalition blocking the Port of Melbourne sale that would have funded the multi-billion dollar project.
Bridie Smith 10:58 PM "Animal bridges" spanning a four-lane interstate freeway have resulted in a glider generation with parents from both sides of the bitumen.
Beau Donelly 7:53 PM Two men have been arrested over the stabbing death of a man in Melbourne's west at the weekend.
Beau Donelly 7:33 PM A man is on the run after an armed robbery at a post office in Melbourne's south-east on Tuesday afternoon.
Tammy Mills 7:28 PM A Melbourne judge told a defence lawyer she hoped last week's "terrifying" prison riots would be a lesson to his client in not coming back to jail during a sentencing hearing on Monday.
Beau Donelly 6:39 PM A man wanted over a sexual assault in Melbourne's north-east 26 years ago has been arrested in Western Australia.
Beau Donelly 6:28 PM A man has died in a single car collision near Colac, south-west of Melbourne.
Nino Bucci 6:00 PM The head of the police union called Tuesday's shooting a callous act performed by someone with a "blatant disregard for human life".
John Silvester 5:58 PM A Special Operations Group officer once remarked he felt his job was safe compared to police on the road doing routine patrols. "Out on the street anything can happen," he said.
Beau Donelly 5:45 PM Police are hunting a man wanted over the theft of bows and arrows in Melbourne's north-west and for using stolen credit cards in the city's south-east.
Aisha Dow Average commute times in Melbourne increased by less than three minutes over eight years, even though car use in Victoria's capital has almost overtaken Sydney.
Jessica Wright On a frigid Melbourne day, models strip to bikinis for a chance at stardom.
It is the new template for political opposition in Australia: bash the bejesus out of your opponents.
As the allegations against Labor's upper-house whip pile up, Daniel Andrews looks like a man in hiding.
Despite talk of factional payback, allegations of bullying by Adem Somyurek must be taken seriously.
A happy conjunction is open to the Andrews government if it does two things.
Battle over Link validates need for a neutral body to take politics out of infrastructure planning.
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.