Latest Victoria news
Adam Cooper 1:57 PM Victoria's State Coroner will investigate the murder of Sarah Cafferkey, in an inquest that will include looking at what roles others played in helping Steven Hunter dispose of the young woman's body.
Richard Baker 1:19 PM Victoria's former top education public servant had primary schools pay thousands of dollars for furniture and coffee machines for his home via a false invoicing scam, IBAC has heard.
Clay Lucas and Richard Willingham 1:06 PM The Melbourne Metro rail project under central Melbourne, budgeted at between $9 billion and $11 billion, will get $1.5 billion in next Tuesday.
Mark Russell 1:03 PM An intellectually disabled man who attacked and raped a 16-year-old girl while he was on parole has been jailed for five years.
Marissa Calligeros 12:55 PM A thief has broken into mail boxes at a Melbourne apartment building and made off with a number of packages.
Marissa Calligeros 12:47 PM An elderly man has become the second person to die after a car slammed into a tree on the Mornington Peninsula.
Robyn Grace 11:27 AM A drunken woman has been dobbed in to police after getting into her car outside a supermarket in a town near Geelong.
Mark Russell, Adam Cooper 11:23 AM A Supreme Court judge has lashed out at cash-strapped Victoria Legal Aid over its handling of the case involving a man who raped and murdered a Chinese pastry chef in Melbourne's Kings Domain.
Marissa Calligeros 9:12 AM A father has been assaulted in front of his young children after making a comment towards two graffiti vandals in a Melbourne laneway.
Robyn Grace 9:07 AM A live daily blog bringing you what you need to know to hit the day running.
Marissa Calligeros 8:46 AM A man suffered severe leg injuries as he was run over by thieves towing his own trailer.
By Nick Toscano and Rania Spooner 8:27 AM The rapid spread of a fire through a Docklands apartment tower was contributed to by combustible construction materials, a review has found, sparking an investigation into building practices and paving the way for an expensive class action.
Richard Baker and Nick McKenzie 7:57 AM A stellar 30-year public service career was destroyed in hours.
Nick Toscano, Workplace Reporter 8:19 PM Negligent company directors would be held personally liable and face heavy penalties including jail when an employee is killed in the workplace, under major reforms being urged by trade unions.
Adam Cooper 7:18 PM A senior Crown prosecutor has described the murder of a pastry chef whose body was found in Melbourne's Kings Domain as one of the worst-case murders.
Henrietta Cook, education reporter 7:14 PM A teacher who allegedly let students play knife games, and failed to supervise a student who set fire to a book in class has been barred from teaching.
Richard Baker, Nick McKenzie 7:13 PM Victorian secondary colleges and primary schools were allegedly involved in a corrupt scheme involving the diversion of millions of dollars in taxpayer funds to companies or figures linked to senior education official Nino Napoli.
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker 6:15 PM Victorian parole board chief Bill Gillard has been forced to step down from his role after revelations he advised the alleged head of Melbourne's mafia on how to fight the police chief commissioner's decision to ban him from Crown casino.
Josh Gordon, Matt O'Sullivan 4:33 PM Jetstar has committed to increasing flights to Avalon Airport near Geelong after the Victorian government and the airport's owner, Linfox, agreed to a $26 million funding lifeline over the next decade.
Jane Lee 4:05 PM Permanent safety barriers should be built on one of Melbourne's deadliest bridges, a coroner has found, but funding for upgrades was diverted by the Federal Government for the failed East West link.
Deborah Gough and Marissa Calligeros 2:17 PM Police have reached an injured climber after he fell while abseiling down Mount Buffalo Gorge but not before he endured temperatures as low as zero overnight.
Marissa Calligeros 2:16 PM An elderly woman has died after a car hit a tree on the Moorooduc Highway at Mornington.
Marissa Calligeros Trapped in the maelstrom Camille Thomas could see nothing but white.
Deborah Gough, Marissa Calligeros, Beau Donelly A young Victorian family feared lost in the Nepal earthquake is safe and well, relieved family members have confirmed.
Chloe Booker, Tom Arup, Benjamin Preiss More than a dozen Victorians are among a growing number of Australians missing following a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal which has killed more than 1800 people.
A happy conjunction is open to the Andrews government if it does two things.
Battle over Link validates need for a neutral body to take politics out of infrastructure planning.
Despite rapes, deaths and neglect in care, the disability sector is obsessed with self-protection.
Deradicalisation needs police work, but it’s the Islamic community’s responsibility.
Growing class divide in state system is due to schoosl having lots of middle-class parents.
Before these articulate ex-champs took to the mike, footy commentary had its own unique vocabulary.
I can't live for the moment. Instead I wish my life away in two-week increments.
Gallery throws its doors open for a major exhibition showcasing Chinese treasures from the 1700s.
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.