Cameron Houston and Chris Vedelago Hundreds of Chinese workers are being exploited by some of Australia's largest building firms in a lucrative rort that has seen criminal figures and outlaw motorcycle gangs infiltrate Victoria's...
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Alana Schetzer Opponents of the east-west link have pledged to move their protests to the companies short-listed to build the multibillion-dollar project.
Royce Millar and Deborah Gough A sign spruiking the latest mega-development for the landmark CUB site on Swanston Street appears to have been a key factor in the collapse of the wall that killed three passers-by last week.
Deborah Gough Police are investigating links between an illegal gambling den and organised crime after they raided an Abbotsford warehouse on Friday night.
Rania Spooner and Caroline Zielinski A taxi driver accused of severely beating and robbing an intoxicated customer last weekend has attempted to draw $500 from the man's bank accounts.
Beau Donelly A short inner-suburban street has raked in $99,450 in parking fines in one year - and residents are crying foul.
Ian Munro A looming overhaul of public housing could mean higher rents and less security for tenants.
Adrian Lowe Two men charged with an armed robbery at Myer's Bourke Street store on Saturday are also accused of committing a series of burglaries in several Melbourne suburbs.
Adam Carey More than $250,000 allocated to build a new bridge across the Yarra River in Abbotsford.
Chris Vedelago Falling property prices, ironically, are proving to be a boon for vendors in Melbourne's inner north and east, as buyers are lured back into the auction market in the hope of scoring a bargain.
Jason Dowling Plans to build three luxury townhouses metres from the Yarra River on a picturesque spot in Hawthorn have angered local residents, councils and Melbourne Water, with many concerned it could set a...
Clay Lucas Workers at Carlton and United Breweries have gone on strike because of concerns over safety at the beer giant's Abbotsford brewery.
John Elder The sign in the window of Bar Etiquette says: ‘‘Good drinks. Be nice.’’
Carolyn Webb A dramatic new fishway will enable some fish species to swim upstream at Dights Falls, Abbotsford, for the first time in decades.
Farrah Tomazin All new properties along the Yarra and Maribyrnong rivers will be subjected to mandatory height limits and environmental controls.
John Silvester It is the chance of a lifetime - to explore the super secret security network inside the MCG on the biggest day of the Test calendar - Boxing Day.
Karl Quinn For this activist entrepreneur, ownership is more about actions than possessions, says Karl Quinn.
Chris Hingston An English tourist had his car impounded on Australia Day, after allegedly driving 67km/hour above the speed limit while drunk.
Mex Cooper A gun has been fired during the armed robbery of a woman on a busy street in an inner-Melbourne suburb today.