Daniel McCulloch Some of the Southern Ocean's most beautiful animals are now on display in Melbourne Aquarium's brand new exhibit, Sea-horse Pier.
Henrietta Cook Wouter Walmink never considered wearing a bicycle helmet until he moved to Melbourne.
Jewel Topsfield New academy hopes to nurture the potential of the next generation of indigenous leaders.
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Damien Murphy and Amanda Hoh Every surfer has been told at some point 'uou should have been here yesterday'.
Rania Spooner, John Silvester, Mex Cooper and Jessica Wright In the moments before his death, Luke Batty had asked his mother, Rosie, for just a few more minutes to play with his dad after cricket practice.
Clay Lucas It is an exodus on a scale not seen before in Victoria's second city: Ford, Qantas, Alcoa and perhaps Shell will all soon be gone.
Nick Toscano Hundreds of mourners have gathered on the Mornington Peninsula to farewell slain 11-year-old Luke Batty on Friday.
Mex Cooper Friends of the 11-year-old boy killed in Tyabb before his father was shot by police on Wednesday night have taken to social media to express their shock and sadness.
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Nick Toscano and Jessica Wright Victoria's Police Chief Commissioner Ken Lay has admitted Luke Batty's father and killer, Greg Anderson, should have been in jail at the time of his son's murder.
Richard Willingham The future of SPC Ardmona in Shepparton has been secured with the Napthine government offering the company a $22 million lifeline as part of a $100 million investment with the company.
Richard Willingham and Josh Gordon Napthine government credited with saving up to 2700 jobs at SPC Ardmona after it chipped in $22m to keep fruit processor operating in the Goulburn Valley.
Konrad Marshall and Rania Spooner A few more minutes, mum. Just a few minutes more? Who could turn a freckled-nosed Luke Batty down in that moment, when the appeal came from such a sympathetic place?
Georgina Safe Russell Brand wears them and even Justin Bieber. Leggings for men are definitely on the rise.
Darren Gray An encounter with an albino fallow deer left a Belgrave man mesmerised.
Henrietta Cook Balance-of-power MP Geoff Shaw has predicted more chaotic scenes in State Parliament when it resumes next month, and says he has not resolved his concerns about embattled Speaker Ken Smith.
Thomas O'Byrne Perched 25 metres off the ground upon a mountain ash tree, Hannah Patchett's new home lacks the luxuries enjoyed by most 20-year-olds.
Virginia Millen Almost 80 bright-eyed hopefuls in flamenco shoes danced their way through an open audition.
Bridie Smith A bequest borne out of the anguish and ashes of the Black Saturday bushfires has allowed the expansion of a key conservation reserve dedicated to protecting rare and nationally threatened woodlands.