Glen Waverley

Police hunt group after wild party in Ranfurlie Avenue, Glen Waverley

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Caroline Zielinski Police are looking for a group of teenagers who assaulted and robbed three boys after a wild party last Friday in Melbourne's east which left smashed windows, broken fences and damaged cars in its...

Police pelted with bottles at out-of-control party in Ranfurlie Avenue, Glen Waverley that was advertised on Facebook

Scene of wild party at Glen Waverley on Friday night.

Caroline Zielinski Smashed windows, broken fences, damaged cars and two arrests are just some of the remnants of a house party gone wild on Friday night in Melbourne’s south-east.

Police pursue robber who targeted same Glen Waverley service station

Caroline Zielinski A man robbed the same service station in Melbourne's south-east twice in 44 hours while armed with a meat cleaver, police say.

Melbourne's Chinese at home in Glen Waverley

New Mountain Chinese Language School in Mount Waverly. Photo by Craig Sillitoe

Sunday Age photographer Craig Sillitoe visited Glen Waverly where 22.4% of the suburb's population is Chinese.

Buses replace trains on Glen Waverley line

Mex Cooper Rail commuters on the Glen Waverley line face a long trip home with buses replacing trains.

Overcrowding soars on Melbourne's busiest train, tram routes

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Adam Carey The level of overcrowding on Melbourne's trains has jumped significantly this year, new data shows, with almost one in two peak-hour commuters on the city's worst affected lines forced to squeeze...

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Thunderstorms soak Melbourne, bring flooding, damage and evacuations

Nick Toscano Spring thunderstorms caused flash flooding, property damage and the evacuation of major shopping precincts on Tuesday as heavy rain bucketed down on the city.

Birthday boy admits role in eastern suburbs robbery spree

Balancing deals with consumer rights: the ACCC is on Spreets' case.

Steve Butcher A teenager's robbery spree that stripped victims of mobile phones and cash included one attack he helped unleash after leaving his 19th birthday party at home.

More than half Melbourne's construction cranes fill suburban skylines

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Aisha Dow More than half the city's cranes are swinging over the suburbs as the high-rise development boom takes hold beyond the CBD. 

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Pedestrian dies in Glen Waverly crash

Benjamin Millar A woman was killed after being hit by a car while crossing the road in Melbourne's east on Saturday night.

Tour company accused of paying worker just $9 an hour in contract sham

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Deborah Gough A Melbourne tour operator will again face court after trying to hire a young woman as a contractor on as little as $9 an hour.

Police stations in Melbourne's east under threat

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Nino Bucci Four police stations in Melbourne's east would close and be replaced with the first of Chief Commissioner Ken Lay's "super sites" under a plan being pushed by force command.

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Charity bins railroaded as for-profit operator moves in

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Carolyn Webb More than 100 charity bins have been removed from Melbourne’s railway stations, and replaced by bins from a private for-profit recycling company.

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ClimateWatch's citizen scientists with ear out for early warbles add sound contribution to database

Magpie swooping season

Deborah Gough Are Australian magpies warbling and swooping earlier this year? Probably.

Inquest told of chloroform clue in tragic murder-suicide

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Adam Cooper A family's computer was used to visit a website selling chloroform before a murder-suicide in which a husband and wife and their two young children died, an inquest has heard.

Melbourne language study reveals a cacophony of diversity

Craig Butt and Allison Worrall More languages are spoken in Melbourne than there are countries in the world, a cacophony of 251 tongues whose voices stretch to all corners of the city.

PSOs may not be on every station, admits Chief Commissioner

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Cameron Houston Chief Commissioner Ken Lay has conceded that a key promise by the state government to assign two protective services officers at all metropolitan train stations would not be honoured in time for the...

MH17 disaster: eerie arrival for Melbourne connecting flight

Families wait at Melbourne airport for their loved ones on the flight that was supposed to connect with MH17.

Tammy Mills It was shortly before midnight on Friday and the scene at Melbourne airport was the same you would see any night.

AIDS survivor farewells a friend who shared common battle

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Konrad Marshall From a distance, the flowers placed on the casket at Springvale Crematorium looked a little like proteas or bottlebrush, but they were banksias.

Extra police patrols or more stations operating more often - it's Victoria's big blue

Nino Bucci Many Victorians want more police stations but Commissioner favours extra police patrols.