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Tuesday blows wind in, Thursday a blowout with 110km/h winds forecast

windy

Deborah Gough Melbourne is winding itself up for a windy mid-week followed by a frosty Friday, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.

A dry run expected for Mother's Day Classic

Mother's Day Classic

Deborah Gough A decent dousing of rain has fallen on Melbourne overnight but it is unlikely to interfere with the Mother's Day Classic run on Sunday.

Craig Lapsley calls for TAC-style fire awareness campaign

Craig Lapsley

Deborah Gough Victoria needs a TAC-style campaign to temper the male "protector" instinct that kicks in for men and teenage boys during a fire, Fire Services Commissioner Craig Lapsley says.

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.

Anzac Day weekend

What's open on Anzac Day

Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance.

Deborah Gough Emergencies

Heatwave pushes state into fire danger zone

bushfire

Deborah Gough This week's heatwave is expected to dry out the last of Victoria's green moisture and will be a critical turning point for firefighters, Fire Services Commissioner Craig Lapsley says.

Third airport flagged for Melbourne

Deborah Gough Domestic air travellers could take a plane from a third airport on Melbourne's south-eastern fringe under a new strategy to be released today.

Plans to make Melbourne a '20-minute city'

Melbourne

Deborah Gough Melbourne should become a "20-minute city" with every suburb within a short commute to everyday services and jobs, Planning Minister Matthew Guy has said.

Chopper 'Elvis' out of action again

Deborah Gough In the middle of Victoria's fire fighting season, water bombing helicopter 'Elvis' is out of action for the second time in one week.

Weather to seal Licola's fate as blaze continues

Firefighters defend the Glenmaggie Caravan Park.

Deborah Gough Nine homes have now been lost in the fire blazing in Gippsland.

Communities on alert as fire burns near Seymour

Deborah Gough A slow-moving bushfire is threatening a handful of homes and is burning out of control at Tallarook.