Cranbourne

Two sought over Cranbourne bashing, robbery

Caroline Zielinski Two men who bashed and stole cash from a man after he confronted them outside his home in Melbourne's south-east are wanted by the police.

Dandenong fault triggers long rail delays on Cranbourne, Pakenham lines

Adrian Lowe Commuters on two train lines in Melbourne's south-east face long delays after an equipment fault at one of the city's busiest train stations.

Livestock survives after blaze breaks out in Cranbourne

Goya Dmytryshchak All bar two out of 200 sheep were saved after a fire broke out at a Cranbourne abattoir about 3.30pm.

Familiar grows exotic in Cranbourne garden

The Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne will open stage two of the Australia Garden this weekend.

Megan Backhouse After more than 20 years of planning, the Royal Botanic Gardens devoted to native flora are completed

Motorcyclist dies, two critical after Cranbourne smash

Benjamin Millar A motorcyclist has been killed after crashing off the road near Warragul this morning.

Murder fear for missing Cranbourne teen

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Mex Cooper A half-eaten meal, a backpack and seven long years of torment for parents of Gary Adams, 17.

Man arrested after Cranbourne shooting

Andy Park One man shot and another arrested after a domestic incident in city's south eastern suburbs.

Cranbourne shooting accused faces court

Mark Russell A man has appeared briefly in court today over a shooting at Cranbourne West.

'City-shaping' Easter transport works to cause major delays

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Patrick Hatch, Nick Toscano A "city-shaping" Easter blitz on road, rail and tram works is expected to cause major delays for commuters across Melbourne, starting on Thursday morning.

Hunt takes a step back on bandicoot

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Tom Arup Environment Minister Greg Hunt has excused himself from a decision on protection for an endangered bandicoot from new housing on Melbourne's south-eastern fringe because he is the local member and...

Truck slams into Flinders Street rail bridge causing delays

Photo of truck stuck in the corner of Flinders and Spencer st in Melbourne on Saturday 5 April 2014 .

Alana Schetzer and Laura Banks Melbourne has been hit by public transport woes as a truck accident and maintenance works cause significant disruptions.

Keeping the sun from going down

Carina McNaughton with her son Daniel at their Hoppers Crossing home with solar panels.

Clare Kermond Three years ago, when state governments began slashing the rates paid for selling power back to the electricity grid, many predicted that installations of solar systems would slow down drastically,...

Fears for missing Clyde man Ivan Clarkson

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Steve Lillebuen and Nick Toscano The family of a missing 80-year-old man say he has been without critical heart medication since vanishing on the way to a doctor’s appointment on Wednesday afternoon.

Gusty winds, thunderstorms for Victoria overnight

Alana Schetzer Thunderstorms are moving through parts of Victoria with gusty winds bringing down tree branches in greater Melbourne.

Victoria's new marginal seats seek election promises on transport

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Aisha Dow Councils in Melbourne's outer fringe are determined to use their new-found status as marginal electorates to push for critical transport projects.

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Solar power booms as cranky customers choose change

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Clare Kermond The proportion of Australians with solar panels more than doubled in the past three years.

Mount Eliza upskirt accused charged with stalking, guns counts

Stephen Cauchi and Aisha Dow A man who allegedly filmed up women's skirts with a mobile phone has been arrested by Frankston police.

Primary school principals shut down religious education classes

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Konrad Marshall Hundreds of primary school principals have stopped offering weekly religious education in schools, despite a legal obligation to offer the classes.

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Dandenong rail line on track for years of disruption

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Adam Carey Passengers face the prospect of several years of severe overcrowding and declining reliability.

Victorian government land ruling may threaten bandicoot species

Tom Arup A plan to shield an endangered bandicoot species from the impact of Melbourne's rapidly growing urban sprawl has been stripped back.