Box Hill

Fire breaks out at new tax office building in Box Hill

Aisha Dow A fire has broken out at the new Australian Tax Office tower in Box Hill.

Three on run after rampage ends in fiery crash in Box Hill

Patrick Hatch Three people believed to be behind a destructive rampage in Melbourne’s east are on the run after their night ended in a fiery car crash.

Man glassed in Box Hill mall

Box Hill glassing

Patrick Hatch A man was left cut and bloodied after being glassed during a brawl at a suburban mall in Melbourne's east.

Mystery as woman found stabbed in Box Hill street

Adrian Lowe A woman is in hospital after she was found stabbed in a street in Melbourne's east.

Pair charged after woman found stabbed in Box Hill street

Thomas O'Byrne Two people have been charged after a 42-year-old woman was found suffering from multiple stab wounds in a suburban street in Melbourne's east.

Chinese woman jailed over $800k money laundering

Mark Russell A Chinese national has been jailed for four months for money laundering after being handed two bags containing more than $800,000 in cash outside North Sydney railway station.

Train commuters face lengthy delays on major lines

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Tammy Mills Police say an incident on the train line at Windsor on Thursday night was "attempted self-harm".

Bushwalkers lost on freezing Mount Bogong found alive

Mount Bogong.

Anna Whitelaw Two bushwalkers who went missing in a blizzard on Mount Bogong in the state’s north-east were found alive after surviving freezing temperatures on Saturday night.

Reform locks up our suburbs

Generic Melbourne suburbs

Karin Derkley A city bristling with three times as many high-rise towers as today. Twenty-storey apartment buildings along commercial strips in the suburbs.

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Provocative images imagine a 'Manhattan' Melbourne at 8 million

A future Melbourne as

Aisha Dow Melbourne’s suburban edge could expand to Wallan and Bacchus Marsh in the next 40 years, if the city’s middle suburbs were entirely protected from development.

Demand beats hospital funding

A total of 48,094 patients were waiting for elective surgery in Victorian public hospitals on December 31 last year, up from 37,194 in June 2010 under Labor.

Kate Hagan Increased funding for hospitals is not enough to meet growing demand and will do little to reduce waiting lists for elective surgery and ease pressures on overcrowded emergency departments, doctors...

Police recruit helps revive car accident victim

Tammy Mills A police recruit helped revive a man who suffered a heart attack after a crash in Melbourne's east on Wednesday night.

Man attacks girl, 8, in grounds of her school

Police looking for this man

Rania Spooner A traumatised eight-year-old girl has told police how a strange man dragged, punched, kicked and started to undress her at her school in Melbourne’s east.

Premier Denis Napthine's cheap fares pledge surprises transport operators

New beeline tram in Melbourne

Adam Carey The Napthine government's announcement that outer suburbs commuters will pay cheaper zone 1 fares and that tram travel in the CBD and Docklands will be free drew a lukewarm response from public...

Disabled train and tram passengers forgotten

Luba Grigorovitch

Adam Carey and Henrietta Cook Passengers with disabilities are being left stranded on Melbourne's trains and trams because drivers ''forget'' to help them off at their requested stop or station, an inquiry has heard.

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Man charged with murder after body found in Kew

The scene of a murder at a guest house in Kew.

Alana Schetzer A man has been charged with murder after another man was allegedly stabbed and fell onto the roof of a Kew guesthouse.

Weather alert: severe warnings across Victoria

Rain pours in Melbourne.

Patrick Hatch The worst is over for Melbourne, but don’t expect life to get any drier.

Geelong, Shepparton: Can art bring new life to our ravaged regional cities?

The Federal Woolen Mills building in Geelong.

Debbie Cuthbertson, Bhakthi Puvanenthiran The narrative of doom and gloom - job losses and the decline of the manufacturing industry - looms large.

Online date turns into sex attack in Morwell

Online dating sex suspect.

Caroline Zielinski A woman has been sexually assaulted in eastern Victoria by a man she met online through a dating site.

Labor needs protective services officers for 24-hour public transport plan

Protective services officer

Henrietta Cook The state Opposition will extend the operation of the protective services officers program.

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