Latest Victoria news
Lucy Battersby 1:57 PM A Melbourne singer-songwriter's bitter-sweet pop song about Australia's real estate bubble has hit home for many young, disheartened house hunters.
Benjamin Preiss 1:45 PM The first cage fight in Victoria will be held in November after the state government moved to lift a ban on the enclosures.
Nick Toscano 1:14 PM Thousands of workers have converged on central Melbourne as unions mobilise nationally against the Abbott government's workplace relations agenda.
Staff reporters 1:07 PM More than 600 starving koalas were killed in secret culls, but authorities say they were needed.
Marissa Calligeros 11:34 AM A truck and a car have collided on the Western Ring Road in Melbourne's north west.
Marissa Calligeros 11:22 AM A young woman has allegedly been found with a massive stash of weapons including an automatic machinegun in her car at Sunbury.
Mark Russell 11:11 AM A man has pleaded guilty to murdering a woman at a Yarra Junction caravan park in Melbourne’s outer east.
Mark Russell 10:58 AM A man has pleaded guilty to killing his partner’s three-year-old son.
Marissa Calligeros 8:10 AM A man who was hit and killed by a truck in Brooklyn more than two weeks ago has not yet been identified.
Darren Gray 6:32 AM Victoria's forests have an unlikely fire warden: the superb lyrebird.
Richard Willingham 2:39 AM Women in rural and regional areas are more likely to be the victims of domestic violence than those in Melbourne.
Bridie Smith 7:00 AM A newly discovered species of moth that is so primitive it is being described as a living dinosaur has prompted scientists to redraw the insect's family tree.
Richard Willingham, Nick Toscano 7:48 PM WorkSafe heads have been sacked over the contamination of water at Fiskville CFA training facility.
Richard Willingham 7:41 PM After a long-running battle, Ned Callow and the Country Fire Authority's Fiskville training centre are searching for a solution.
Henrietta Cook, education reporter 7:05 PM An architect of the Gonski education reforms has lashed out at the Andrews government, saying their new school funding law will do nothing to fix disadvantage and inequity in Victorian schools.
Henrietta Cook, education reporter 7:02 PM Schools that take students on volunteering trips to Asian orphanages are causing psychological damage to children in care, an academic has warned.
Mark Russell 6:47 PM A woman missed out on sharing in almost $5 million because she accidentally stumbled across her mother having sex with the family doctor when she was a child, a court has heard.
Yolanda Redrup 5:57 PM Melbourne cyclists were out in force on Super Tuesday, with numbers up as much as 17 per cent in some of the city’s commuter hot spots.
Yolanda Redrup 5:19 PM A 23-year-old Albert Park man has died following an alleged train surfing accident in Melbourne’s south-east in late February.
Marissa Calligeros and Vanessa Desloires 2:54 PM On-the-run burglar has run into police, quite literally.
Marissa Calligeros 2:00 PM Shopping centre cleaner was sexually assaulted while cleaning a lift.
Jane Lee A former employee of ultra-orthodox Jewish institution Yeshivah Centre has been charged with indecent assault offences that he allegedly committed while in prison.
Steve Butcher A man who bashed and seriously injured a patron with a metal stool in a McDonald's restaurant has had a non-jail sentence overturned after an appeal by Victoria's Director of Public Prosecutions.
'A responsible government ... doesn't rip up contracts.'
Charles Dickens wrote his novel, A Tale of Two Cities, about London and Paris.
Government is learning how difficult it is to negotiate its way through a parliament filled with micro-parties.
If Dan Andrews pays compensation, it will set a terrifying precedent.
Is Andrews going to be the progressive Labor premier ready to seize the moment?
The trains will become even more crowded in the next decade. Will we cope?
Fisherman who caught a rarely-sighted frilled shark says looks like "something out of a horror movie".
Government may face a compensation bill of up to $1.2b for scrapping the East West Link.