Latest Victoria news
Alana Schetzer 2:48 PM One of train passenger's biggest gripes - slow Myki card readers at Melbourne's busiest train stations - is being fixed.
Alana Schetzer and Richard Willingham 2:39 PM
Daniella Miletic 2:07 PM Three children have been taken to hospital after a possible carbon monoxide leak on a boat at Lakes Entrance.
John Silvester, Tammy Mills, Daniella Miletic and Rania Spooner 1:57 PM 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.
Mark Russell 1:33 PM A man who claimed he was beaten and sexually abused by refugee camp guards in Saudi Arabia has admitted fatally stabbing a stranger outside a Cobram service station in Victoria's north.
Bridie Smith 1:31 PM "Animal bridges" spanning a four-lane interstate freeway have resulted in a glider generation with parents from both sides of the bitumen.
John Silvester 1:07 PM A Special Operations Group officer once remarked he felt his job was safe compared to police on the road doing routine patrols.
Tammy Mills 1:05 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.
Mark Russell and Tammy Mills 12:35 PM Three ice addicts caught in a police sting where undercover officers posed as Australia Post delivery drivers have been jailed for smuggling precursor chemicals into Melbourne from Hong Kong.
Marc Moncrief 12:25 PM Just where does the money from your electricity bill go? It pays for electricity, you might think. Not really, according to a report released this morning by the Brotherhood of St Laurence. More and more of it is going straight to the pockets of your power retailer.
Richard Willingham 12:03 PM US and Australian states have much in common in climates and hazards.
Rania Spooner, Nino Bucci and Daniella Miletic 11:59 AM A policeman was shot in the back of his head as part of a drive-by shooting in Melbourne's north-west early on Tuesday.
Daniella Miletic 9:30 AM A new action group is fighting to make disability in toys more common by using a social media campaign to lobby the big toy makers, particularly Lego. Started by journalist Rebecca Atkinson, the campaign, called Toy Like Me, aims to create a new generation of toys for all children.
Liam Mannix 7:32 AM No more pressing the green button at railway stations. Now, you'll touch the four-metre totem.
Beau Donelly 9:20 PM A police blitz on taxis and hire cars at Melbourne airport has uncovered a stolen car, defective vehicles and multiple driver identification breaches.
Beau Donelly 9:14 PM Police are appealing for public assistance after a hit and run in Geelong on Monday afternoon.
Beau Donelly 7:57 PM Three people have had a lucky escape after their car veered off a country road and down a steep embankment in the state's north-east.
Beau Donelly 7:55 PM A man has been arrested after allegedly stealing two cars overnight and being involved in a collision that left a woman with life-threatening injuries.
Marc Moncrief 12:00 AM Victorians have been dudded by deregulation of the electricity market, according to the deputy premier of the government that enacted the reform.
Tom Arup 6:46 PM The owners of Hazelwood are refusing to pay an $18 million bill for the firefighting effort to stop a massive fire at their brown coal mine last year that shrouded the town of Morwell in smoke and ash.
Daniella Miletic 6:26 PM Cr Sarah Carter receives harassing phone calls at 3am. At what point is enough, enough?
Rania Spooner 5:06 PM A man armed with a machete has held police at bay for more than three hours after barricading himself inside a Tarneit home with a woman and two children.
Daniella Miletic and Jeremiah Ganicoche 4:53 PM Two people unaccounted for in Braybrook apartment fire.
Nick Toscano 4:39 PM Nissan workers will lose their jobs in Melbourne and three other cities across the country as the car maker prepares to outsource its warehousing and logistics operations.
Mark Russell and Steve Butcher The Director of Public Prosecutions will appeal the jail sentences handed to two men who repeatedly raped a 14-year-old girl after driving her to a Hallam factory when she was drunk.
Steve Butcher Electrician jailed for vicious attack on patron in Langwarrin hotel after drinking all day during 2014 AFL Grand Final.
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.