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Robyn Grace 9:07 AM A live daily blog bringing you what you need to know to hit the day running.
Marissa Calligeros 8:46 AM A man suffered severe leg injuries as he was run over by thieves towing his own trailer.
By Nick Toscano and Rania Spooner 8:27 AM The rapid spread of a fire through a Docklands apartment tower was contributed to by combustible construction materials, a review has found, sparking an investigation into building practices and paving the way for an expensive class action.
Richard Baker and Nick McKenzie 7:57 AM A stellar 30-year public service career was destroyed in hours.
Nick Toscano, Workplace Reporter 8:19 PM Negligent company directors would be held personally liable and face heavy penalties including jail when an employee is killed in the workplace, under major reforms being urged by trade unions.
Adam Cooper 7:18 PM A senior Crown prosecutor has described the murder of a pastry chef whose body was found in Melbourne's Kings Domain as one of the worst-case murders.
Henrietta Cook, education reporter 7:14 PM A teacher who allegedly let students play knife games, and failed to supervise a student who set fire to a book in class has been barred from teaching.
Richard Baker, Nick McKenzie 7:13 PM Victorian secondary colleges and primary schools were allegedly involved in a corrupt scheme involving the diversion of millions of dollars in taxpayer funds to companies or figures linked to senior education official Nino Napoli.
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker 6:15 PM Victorian parole board chief Bill Gillard has been forced to step down from his role after revelations he advised the alleged head of Melbourne's mafia on how to fight the police chief commissioner's decision to ban him from Crown casino.
Josh Gordon, Matt O'Sullivan 4:33 PM Jetstar has committed to increasing flights to Avalon Airport near Geelong after the Victorian government and the airport's owner, Linfox, agreed to a $26 million funding lifeline over the next decade.
Jane Lee 4:05 PM Permanent safety barriers should be built on one of Melbourne's deadliest bridges, a coroner has found, but funding for upgrades was diverted by the Federal Government for the failed East West link.
Deborah Gough and Marissa Calligeros 2:17 PM Police have reached an injured climber after he fell while abseiling down Mount Buffalo Gorge but not before he endured temperatures as low as zero overnight.
Marissa Calligeros 2:16 PM An elderly woman has died after a car hit a tree on the Moorooduc Highway at Mornington.
Marissa Calligeros 1:52 PM Trapped in the maelstrom Camille Thomas could see nothing but white.
Deborah Gough, Marissa Calligeros, Beau Donelly 1:45 PM A young Victorian family feared lost in the Nepal earthquake is safe and well, relieved family members have confirmed.
Chloe Booker, Tom Arup, Benjamin Preiss 11:31 AM More than a dozen Victorians are among a growing number of Australians missing following a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal which has killed more than 1800 people.
Robyn Grace 11:13 AM A multiple-vehicle collision has closed two lanes on the Bolte Bridge, bringing outbound traffic to a standstill.
Robyn Grace 10:49 AM A live daily blog bringing you what you need to know to hit the day running.
Jane Lee 10:47 AM A senior state government bureaucrat will resign following criticism of her handling of an English child sex abuse crisis by an inquiry.
Josh Gordon, State Political Editor With government borrowing costs at historic lows, there is a growing consensus that the public private partnership model, which relies on ongoing payments to the private sector to build and maintain infrastructure, should be re-examined.
Darren Gray Deer are competing with native animals for feed in Victoria.
Lena Dunham talks about her evolution as a feminist and surviving a sexual assault.
Tom Arup, Benjamin Preiss Next week's vote will decide whether cattle will be allowed to graze in Victoria's national parks.
Tom Arup The Nepalese community in Victoria rally quickly to help family and friends in quake-stricken Nepal.
Nino Bucci A controversial Islamic centre linked to extremism could have been closed years ago, as it did not have a council permit for religious gatherings.
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.
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.
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.