Latest Victoria news
Miki Perkins 11:06 AM Hsa Hae is the most world-famous, self-made pop star you have never heard of.
Tammy Mills 1:15 AM Relatives of the Melbourne mother and son killed in the Germanwings crash flew out on Friday afternoon bound for the site where flight 4U9525 came down in the French Alps.
Beau Donelly 10:58 PM A Catholic Church official has apologised after a priest told parishioners that had murdered Melbourne woman Jill Meagher's faith been stronger, she would have been "home in bed" and not walking down a street on the night she was brutally raped and killed.
John Bacon and Doug Stanglin 10:03 PM USA Today
Alana Schetzer 9:30 PM Up to 90,000 Aussies and Kiwis will pack the MCG to watch Australia take on New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final.
Adam Cooper 5:43 PM An inmate fatally bashed at a Fulham prison could still be alive had guards been more responsive and CCTV cameras been in place, the state coroner has found.
Adam Carey 12:15 AM Stickers warning taxi passengers to look out for bikes will begin appearing in Melbourne cabs by Easter, as the industry moves to tackle sometimes deadly dooring incidents with cyclists.
Adam Cooper 5:19 PM Crown casino bouncers displayed "a culture of wilful disregard for training and procedures" when they restrained a patron who lost consciousness and four days later died, the state coroner has found.
Richard Willingham, State Political Correspondent 12:15 AM Scrutiny of Victoria's pubs, clubs, restaurants, gaming venues and bottle shops has plummeted by more than 70 per cent over the past four years, worrying officials.
Peter Martin 3:58 PM Victoria is outshining Queensland as the No.1 destination for Australians moving interstate.
Suzanne Carbone 12:15 AM The sound of Barry White's velvet voice is an aphrodisiac for swooners and the disco god's inclusion in a Melbourne arts project is making water and science sexy. You are right to say: "A dozen oysters, please.''
Mark Russell 12:58 PM The Supreme Court trial of a young mother accused of killing her newborn baby and leaving her under a tree will go ahead, after the Director of Public Prosecutions refused to drop the criminal case against her.
Marissa Calligeros 12:15 PM Pub brawl sours man's 21st birthday celebrations.
Mark Russell 11:57 AM A former Christian Brother who was part of a notorious paedophile ring involving the clergy in Ballarat has been jailed for a minimum of three years for abusing 20 young boys.
Marissa Calligeros, Allison Worrall 11:56 AM Police are yet to formally identify a body found in a burnt-out Holden Commodore in Melbourne's south-east.
Marissa Calligeros A woman was running to catch her 7.55am train to Flinders Street when her hand became jammed in the carriage doors. She now owes her life to the quick-thinking passengers who spotted her.
Aisha Dow Melbourne is facing a weekend room shortage as cricket fans descend on the city for the World Cup final.
Mark Russell Adrian Bayley has been found guilty of raping three women – one in 2000 and two others just months before he raped and murdered Jill Meagher.
Carolyn Webb 12:15 AM With maps of Australia on his buttons and an unused grenade in one pocket, Alby Lowerson will bravely beckon comrades for generations to come.
Clay Lucas A group of senior advisors to the Napthine government who quit claiming political interference in their work writing Melbourne's 40-year planning strategy have been reappointed by the Andrews government to rewrite parts of the plan.
Nino Bucci and Richard Willingham The Adult Parole Board is yet to complete an electronic database for parolees, despite it being one of the key recommendations of a high-level review commissioned after the murder of Jill Meagher into how the justice system failed.
Beau Donelly Disability advocates have slammed the organisers of a national disability conference after a speaker was carried onto the stage because it was not wheelchair accessible.
Mark Russell One of Victoria’s most notorious criminals – the man who brutally raped and murdered Jill Meagher in 2012 – has been found guilty of raping three other women, with some of the offences committed while he was on parole for a string of other heinous crimes.
How Adrian Bayley was transformed from cocky and arrogant to a whimpering, emasculated shell of a man
Chris Johnston Adrian Bayley's police interview in which he admitted repeatedly raping then strangling Jill Meagher with his hands three Septembers ago showed him to be above all one thing: pitiful.
A disabled speaker had to be lifted from her wheelchair onto the stage before she spoke at the National Disability Summit in Melbourne.
We need to focus on the needs of the victim and challenge the behaviour of the perpetrator.
Deregulating retail electricity prices has pushed up some customers’ bills by $800 a year in Victoria.
Liberals rushed to close the East West deal for political reasons, exposing us to unnecessary risk.
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.
There has been much controversy surrounding Victoria lifting the ban on 'cage fighting'.
Fisherman who caught a rarely-sighted frilled shark says looks like "something out of a horror movie".