Dandenong

Concern locals being forgotten in rush to sign contracts for Dandenong rail project

Adam Carey and Konrad Marshall Communities in Melbourne’s south-east fear their voices will be ignored by the Napthine government as it rushes to sign contracts for the multibillion-dollar Dandenong rail corridor project...

The Hazaras of Dandenong

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Laurie Nowell Walk into the Bestway Supermarket on Dandenong's Lonsdale Street and you will see 20-litre cans of sunflower oil and 80-litre cooking pots stacked neatly near the entrance.

Man jailed for 10 years for deliberately running down former girlfriend in Dandenong

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Mark Russell A man who deliberately ran over his 16-year-old former girlfriend because she rejected him has been jailed for 10 years.

Cots to close at Dandenong Hospital

Eugenia Sequeira-Leo with a photograph of her new son Levi.

Kate Hagan A decision to close six special care nursery cots at Dandenong Hospital and move them 16 kilometres away to Casey Hospital in Berwick will make it harder for families to help feed and care for their...

VicRoads KO's 'lite' rail changes on Dandenong line

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Adam Carey Low-cost Metro proposal to fix six level crossings along Melbourne's most congested railway line was rejected by Napthine government for a more expensive plan to remove just four crossings, because...

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Boy, 3, killed in house fire in Potter Street, Dandenong

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Beau Donelly A toddler is dead after a fire broke out in a block of units in Melbourne's south east.

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.

Five arrested in Dandenong over robberies, burglary, extortion

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Thomas O'Byrne Police have arrested five men in relation to a string of armed robberies, aggravated burglaries and extortion carried out in Melbourne's east.

Fight ends in bottle stabbing in Dandenong

Deborah Gough A man is in a serious condition after being stabbed repeatedly with a broken bottle in Dandenong on Friday night.

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.

Three dead in Oakleigh accident, Warrigal and Dandenong roads

Fatal crash in Oakleigh

Alana Schetzer and Caroline Zielinski The man at the centre of a triple fatality in Oakleigh has been discharged from hospital.

Shots fired at Dandenong tattoo parlour

Police at the Nitro Ink tattoo parlour in Dandenong.

Nino Bucci and Rania Spooner A bitter war between bikie gangs may have spilled from New South Wales into Victoria.

Toddler found dangling in Dandenong lift shaft

A CFA member managed to pull the child to safety.

Jane Holroyd A toddler has been rescued by firefighters after managing to get stuck beneath an elevator between the floors of a building in Melbourne’s south-east late yesterday.

Emailing porn at work not automatically sackable, court finds

Security threats at Victoria's courts are soaring.

Nick Toscano Australia's federal court has upheld a ruling that emailing pornography in the workplace is not automatically a sackable offence.

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Wild deer in hunters' crosshairs in state parks

Darren Gray The forest floor is covered in leaves, fallen branches, lifeless brown fern fronds and all manner of detritus ready to snap and crunch under foot, but Colin Wood moves over it so quietly he could...

Snow falls in Melbourne's outer suburbs as Victoria braces for extreme weather

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Patrick Hatch Icy temperatures hit Melbourne overnight after reports of snow in the outer suburbs on Thursday.

Designs revealed for new railway stations at Carnegie, Murrumbeena, and Clayton

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Adam Carey Three ageing suburban railway stations in Melbourne’s south-east will be demolished and replaced with new station buildings under concept plans released by the Napthine government on Wednesday.

Hastings port expansion to over-burden Melbourne's roads and rail lines, report finds

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Adam Carey and Josh Gordon A plan to develop a huge container port at Hastings south-east of Melbourne could put an impossible strain on the city’s roads and busiest rail lines and potentially drive up the cost of...

Inquest told of chloroform clue in tragic murder-suicide

Nilesh and Divya Sharma.

Adam Cooper A family's computer was used to visit a website selling chloroform before a murder-suicide in which a husband and wife and their two young children died, an inquest has heard.

Crafty crooks do their research before hits on pharmacies

Peter Tzimos at the Eden Rise Pharmacy in Berwick.

Aisha Dow & Craig Butt Drug robberies and burglaries from Victorian pharmacies have hit a five-year high, with criminals posing as customers to 'research' their targets.