Camberwell

Camberwell railway station

Geoffrey Rush.

The battle to save Camberwell railway station attracted some big-name protesters.

Camberwell station development shelved

Adam Carey A controversial plan to redevelop Camberwell railway station in Melbourne's leafy east has been abandoned.

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After 10 years on tenterhooks, a sigh of relief for Camberwell group

Camberwell activists Mary Drost and Jack Wegman were all smiles yesterday after their victory was announced.

Vince Chadwick and Adam Carey Man behind a controversial plan to redevelop Camberwell railway station cries foul, after a government corporation killed the project.

Cockroach calamity for Camberwell restaurant patrons

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Steve Butcher The owners of a famous Camberwell pizza restaurant have been convicted and fined $10,000 each for serious breaches of food standards that included mould and pest incidents.

Yarra Trams marks best month ever for punctuality

Trams at the Kew depot

Adam Carey Melbourne’s trams had their best on-time performance in almost 10 years last month, as a $12 million scheme to improve six suburban tram depots produced quick dividends.

Lectern queen at 94 presides over Melbourne's longest lunch

Joan Saxton.

Lawrence Money The sacking of Gough Whitlam had still to occur – in fact Gough was still one year off being elected – when Joan Saxton launched her monthly lecture luncheon club in Melbourne way back in...

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".

Not all going to plan in tale of two cities

Darlene Reilly of the Sunshine Residents and Ratepayers Association.

Karin Derkley This is a tale of two cities. A Melbourne of proud, heritage streetscapes. And another of streets ''ripe for renewal''.

Tram system jammed as old carriages fall apart

Toorak tram.

Adam Carey Melbourne needs 110 more new bumper-sized trams by 2020 to avoid chronic overcrowding as the city population soars and to compensate for the need to retire almost 150 of the system's oldest trams,...

Storm creates commuter crisis for Melbourne's afternoon peak-hour

A tree across tracks that caused a train line to be suspended.

Jessica Wright and Anna Whitelaw Melbourne is in the midst of a commuter crisis with major roads, train and tram lines and routes out of the city closed due to high winds, traffic accidents, flooding and strewn debris.

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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High-rise bans in Melbourne's richest suburbs

THE AGE 8/07/09   VCAT has decided to allow development of Camberwell Station.  Pictured let to right is Mary Drost, Vice President Boroondara Residents Action Group BRAG, Cr Jack Wegman, Boroondara Mayor and Jack Roach, President o BRAG at Camberwell Station. Pic by Rebecca Hallas SPECIAL 00000000

Clay Lucas Swaths of Melbourne's richest suburbs have been locked up and high-rise development largely banned, after Planning Minister Matthew Guy approved new residential zones across the city's most expensive...

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School zones frustrate parents

Mim Khoshaba with her son, Justin, at their Strathmore Heights home.

Benjamin Preiss The Education Department has warned that popular schools in Melbourne's inner east will have to reconsider the number of students enrolled from outside their neighbourhoods as enrolment boundaries...

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Meet the man who split the Liberals

Tim Smith.

Farrah Tomazin Tim Smith has never been the type of person to back down just because the odds are against him. As a rower at Scotch College - before he represented Australia in three world championships and two...

Southland rail station deal draws closer

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Farrah Tomazin The state government is on the brink of starting work on a new train station at Southland Shopping Centre.

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Middle class, hard working and homeless

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Julia May It was hot water Joan Lansbury missed the most. If she felt some warmth in the kitchen tap she'd strip off and race to the shower, no matter the hour.

Private schools in race to impress with best facilities

Dr Michael Davies

Konrad Marshall and Matthew Knott The state's top private schools are locked in a facilities 'arms race', spending up to $20 million a year on upgrades to sports, arts and educational buildings.

Taxi driver robbed, assaulted passenger

DIY jobs taxi

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.

MLC appoints new principal Diana Vernon

ethodist Ladies' College

Konrad Marshall Methodist Ladies College has appointed a new principal almost one year after the controversial axing of long-time leader Rosa Storelli.