Gippsland

Man charged over car-jacking spree

Vanessa Desloires Armed Crime detectives have charged a 25-year-old man with eight counts of armed robbery following a dramatic police chase on Thursday.

Driver crushed by 4WD in Gippsland

Ute driver killed in Gippsland.

Goya Dmytryshchak A man has died after being crushed between his four-wheel-drive and a tree in a small Gippsland town on Saturday.

Gippsland farmers ride crest of a wave after bumper year

Merino farmers Steven and Lisa Harrison

Darren Gray Gippsland farmers Steven and Lisa Harrison, who farm on the wide coastal plains at Giffard West near Ninety Mile Beach, are likely to remember the 2013-14 year for a long time.

West Gippsland egg farm expects pressure from urban development

Chicken farmer Drouin chicken farmer Michael Versteden.

Darren Gray Versteden's Egg Farm is a family business that has been producing eggs in West Gippsland for about 60 years, including more than 40 years on its current site. But its future here is under threat.

Armed robbery at Gippsland service station

Stephanie Marks Police have released images of a man wanted over the armed robbery of a service station in Gippsland.

Long-term road map for growth in West Gippsland

New residents: Michael and Ali Beamish with daughters  Anneke, 1, and Ainslie, 3.

Darren Gray It is a picturesque part of Victoria well known for its rolling green hills, fertile dairy farms and pretty country towns.

Loss of contract a blow for East Gippsland logging industry

Tom Arup The future of the native forests logging in East Gippsland is under a cloud after the main woodchip customer for the region announced it would not renew its contract with Victorias state-owned timber...

Woman missing in forest near Alberton, South Gippsland

Mex Cooper Police are appealing for help to find a woman who was last seen running naked into a forest in Victoria's south-east.

Bushfire forces evacuation of Gippsland town of Goongerah

Thomas O'Byrne An out-of-control bushfire has forced the emergency evacuation of an isolated community in far east Gippsland.

Gippsland fire causes smoke to blanket state

Benjamin Millar The deadly fire raging out-of control near Aberfeldy has left the state blanketed in a cloud of smoke.

Gippsland fire could break containment line

Fire crews mop up a fire at Aberfeldy Lane near Bungendore.

Jared Lynch Temperatures in the high 30s will test efforts to control blazes in the state's east.

No end in sight for Gippsland fire ferocity

Fires fighters prepare to defend the Glenmaggie Caravan Park under the threat of flame.

Jason Dowling and Benjamin Millar Victoria is about to enter its most dangerous month historically for bushfires with the deadly Gippsland blaze still a major threat, Premier Ted Baillieu has warned.

Gippsland puts its case to host rail line

Bullet train

Adam Carey Gippsland councils want a proposed high-speed rail line across Australia's east coast to run through their communities, arguing it would inject new life into the region and do more to fix Melbourne's...

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Gippsland trains halted over safety fears

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Adam Carey The Gippsland railway line has been shut down until further notice east of Traralgon because some level crossings are not detecting approaching trains early enough to ensure safety.

Smoke clouds Gippsland as yard at power plant burns

Power plant fire in Morwell

Thomas O’Byrne Firefighters have battled a difficult blaze at a power plant in Victoria's east.

Three die on Gippsland roads

Ambulance

Megan Levy A man has been killed in a two-car crash in South Gippsland this morning.

Couple found dead in Gippsland house

An elderly couple have been found dead in a West Gippsland home.

Man charged as Gippsland woman battles on

Paul Millar A 38-year-old woman is clinging to life in The Alfred hospital while a man is in custody charged with attempting to murder her at her Gippsland home.

Police chase car-jacker across Victoria

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Nino Bucci A man is believed to have stolen at least four cars in a spate of alleged violent car-jackings during a police pursuit of almost 280 kilometres.

Coal generates more election heat

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Royce Millar and Rania Spooner A contentious plan to open new coalfields in the Latrobe Valley has been quietly shelved until after the state election amid ongoing public anxiety over the Hazelwood mine fire and concern within the...