Deborah Gough

Deborah Gough

Community devastated by loss of family in Catani truck 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.

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.

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.