Adam Carey A raliway line to Doncaster could be built for $840 million and paid for using taxes raised from the higher property values it would generate, says a report.
Adam Carey Tim Gosbell doubts it could be built for $840 million because of the large amount of tunnelling that would be required.
Adrian Lowe A serial sex attacker strikes in Melbourne's eastern suburbs.
Cameron Houston and Chris Vedelago Hundreds of Chinese workers are being exploited by some of Australia's largest building firms in a lucrative rort that has seen criminal figures and outlaw motorcycle gangs infiltrate Victoria's...
Farrah Tomazin The Napthine government is heading to an election with its key priorities in doubt, as most voters remain unconvinced about the east-west link and more than a quarter say public safety is getting...
Richard Willingham Victorian Premier Denis Napthine's election campaign has been dealt an embarrassing blow, with senior minister Mary Wooldridge losing preselection for the state seat of Kew.
James Massola and Richard Willingham Federal Liberal MPs fear the bitter Victorian preselection for Kew could cost the party votes.
Farrah Tomazin Mary Wooldridge has spent the past two months in a door-to-door marathon to woo the people who will determine her fate next week: the preselectors for the state seat of Kew.
Josh Gordon Premier Denis Napthine has dramatically intervened to promote his favoured candidate in an increasingly hostile preselection battle for the plum Liberal seat of Kew.
Farrah Tomazin The state Liberals are under pressure to impose a strict ban on women being asked inappropriate questions about their children or marital status during preselections, as part of a broader push to...
Many department stores and chains will have extended hours for the next two days to cater for the final Christmas shopping rush.
Caroline Zielinski Police are on the hunt for vandals who drive up to cars and smashing their windscreens after receiving more than 70 reports of car wrecking in Melbourne's north-east this year.
Nino Bucci A baby boy has been left alone in a car while his mother attended the Boxing Day sales at the Westfield shopping centre in Doncaster.
Josh Gordon The financial case for the east-west link hinges on a prediction that toll road use will jump over the next 30 years because of rising wealth and shrinking petrol and CBD parking price rises.
Deborah Gough The crackdown on fuel tanker safety has led to some service stations running out of petrol.
Jason Dowling In less than four decades the east-west link from the Eastern Freeway to M80 Ring Road, the north-east link completing the ring road, an outer ring road, the Melbourne metro rail project, new railway...
Adam Carey I'm standing at the airport waiting for a bus. Midday. Friday. Tullamarine. An axis through which 30 million people pass each year, barely any of them on a public bus.
Adam Carey The sale of Port of Melbourne would fund biggest ever assault on Melbourne's level crossings under a Labor government.
Nick Toscano, Aisha Dow Sushi company that served maggot-infested crispy chicken rollhas previous hygiene convictions.
Mark Hawthorne Former premier Ted Baillieu is remaining in Parliament partly to help mentor Liberal Party leadership aspirant Mary Wooldridge.