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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.

Gang-rape threat allegations in ugly court stoush between Tecoma McDonald's campaigners

Alan Coutinho-Hogan outside court after Amy Muratore alleged he had threatened her with rape and violence.

Deborah Gough A daughter of the spokesman for the 'no Maccas' in Tecoma campaign has taken out an interim intervention order against a pro-McDonald's campaigner after threats of rape and violence were alleged.

Fuel supplies threatened as safety fears ground Cootes trucks

Cootes Transport tankers

Deborah Gough Nearly five out of every six petrol and LPG tankers at Cootes Transport tested have again failed safety inspections causing the troubled transport company to ‘‘voluntarily’’ ground its entire fleet.

Community devastated by loss of family in Catani truck crash

Catani crash

Deborah Gough and Nick Toscano Members of a farming community are "devastated" at the news that their work colleagues - a mum and dad - have been killed in the truck crash at Catani.

Commissioner champions Tecoma McDonald's 'human rights'

Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson's

Deborah Gough An Australian Human Rights Commissioner has used social media to spread his support for Tecoma's McDonald's shocking local protesters saying ''property rights''  and consumer rights were being...

Long-delayed milestone for Docklands wheel as first cabin attached

The Age News
28th August 2013
Picture by Wayne Taylor
The first passenger pod of the Docklands Observation Wheel being installed today.

Deborah Gough Melbourne's biggest white elephant, the Docklands "wheel", has finally turned in the right direction.

Where have Melbourne's new E-class trams gone?

E-Class trams arrive

Deborah Gough Just over a fortnight into the life of the E-Class trams, they have disappeared from route 96 and from the network.

Police to target top 500 worst drivers

Police

Deborah Gough Up to 85 per cent of the state's worst drivers do not hold a valid driver's licence, police have revealed.

McDonald's protester removed by police

Arsonists attack site occupied by residents fighting a McDonald's restaurant.

Deborah Gough Police have evicted anti-McDonald's protesters from a Tecoma site.

Deaths in psychiatric units avoidable, says coroner

New data released today shows that just 65 per cent of patients in Victorian emergency departments were treated within four hours in 2011-12.

Deborah Gough National guidelines on restraining aggressive hospital patients are confusing and should be reviewed, a coroner says.

Major rail projects expected in 20 years

Passengers wait in the City Loop.

Deborah Gough An inner metropolitan rail tunnel is the linchpin for Melbourne’s rail growth and without it other network expansions would be impossible, the state’s public transport chief says.

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Cops bust pair of bomb-makers

Police tape generic

Deborah Gough Two old-style cops walking the beat in Dandenong have sprung what they believe to be two would-be arsonists making a homemade bomb.

McDonald's issues writs against Tecoma protesters

Tecoma Macca's protest.

Deborah Gough McDonald's has slapped Supreme Court writs on anti-development protesters at Tecoma in the Dandenong Ranges, claiming a blockade is causing costly delays in construction.

Station staff do not deter thugs

Railway station

Deborah Gough More than three-quarters of all reported attacks at Melbourne train stations occur at staffed facilities.