Glen Waverley

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

Victoria Police

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 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.

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.

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.

Charity bins railroaded as for-profit operator moves in

Charity bins

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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Police stations in Melbourne's east under threat

Police station sign

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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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.

AIDS survivor farewells a friend who shared common battle

David Menadue

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.

PSOs may not be on every station, admits Chief Commissioner

Ken Lay and Premier Denis Napthine

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.

Inquest told of chloroform clue in tragic murder-suicide

Nilesh and Divya Sharma.

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.

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.

Council rate rises lowest in a decade

Victorians face the lowest average rate rise in a decade but council bills are still rising faster than inflation.

Allison Worrall and Aisha Dow Victorian households will be hit with the lowest average rate rise in at least a decade this year, but council bills are still rising faster than inflation.

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.

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Economic security cannot exist in isolation

6 JUNE With the G20 approaching has Tony Abbott ever heard the saying ''no jobs on a dead planet''?

Delays to continue after trains suspended due to fire

Metro to add 90 new train services (Thumbnail)

Jane Lee Commuters will face further delays on major train lines in the morning peak as Metro crews work to repair damage caused by a fire next to railway tracks at Richmond station.

High-rise plan for railway hubs

Royce Millar and Adam Carey Residents of Melbourne's politically sensitive south-east face the possibility of high-rise development at their rail stations including Murrumbeena, under a confidential deal between the Napthine...

How the Melbourne Rail Link will change your train journey

Train infrastructure map.

Carmelene Greco Sunbury/Cranbourne/Pakenham

Gusty winds, thunderstorms for Victoria overnight

Alana Schetzer Thunderstorms are moving through parts of Victoria with gusty winds bringing down tree branches in greater Melbourne.