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Kangaroo cornered in Melbourne Airport chemist

Deborah Gough A kangaroo is cornered in a Melbourne Airport chemist as handlers try to remove it from the shop.

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.

Anzac Day weekend

What's open on Anzac Day

Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance.

Deborah Gough Emergencies

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.

Airports return to normal after check-in crash

Tullamarine Airport

Deborah Gough and Maris Beck Airport terminals across Australia are returning to normal after a chaotic morning.

Mega-road mooted amid airport expansion plan

Deborah Gough Traffic from Melbourne's south and west would be funnelled into a new six-lane Airport Drive in an effort to curb growing congestion into Melbourne Airport.

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Major rail projects expected in 20 years

Passengers wait in the City Loop.

Deborah Gough An inner metropolitan rail tunnel is the linchpin for Melbourne’s rail growth and without it other network expansions would be impossible, the state’s public transport chief says.

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Fresh airport blockade as taxi spat drags on

Melbourne Airport blockade.

Deborah Gough Taxi drivers are again attempting to blockade Melbourne Airport despite a call for calm and promises of crisis talks between the industry and airport management over changes to the taxi queuing...

Airport blockade on hold as peace talks begin

Deborah Gough Angry taxi drivers have temporarily stopped their blockade at Melbourne Airport while peace talks begin over a queuing stoush that saw drivers clash with police and security staff last week.

Fog blanket creates flight dramas

Deborah Gough Thick fog caused Sydney-bound passengers more delays on Wednesday with hundreds of Melbourne Airport passengers either grounded or having flights cancelled.

Taxi blockade: airport gets towy

Taxi driver protest at airport.

Deborah Gough Melbourne Airport says it may tow taxis standing in its holding queue if the dispute over the short-fare system does not end.

Airport cabbies go on hunger strike

Taxi drivers hunger strike

Deborah Gough Five taxi drivers protesting at Melbourne Airport on Thursday have begun a hunger strike, demanding that the state government intervene because talks with airport management had broken down.

No food for Leo as taxi reforms eat up wealth

Duilio Mauro fears the assets he has earned over a lifetime will be obliterated by taxi-industry reforms.

Deborah Gough An octogenarian on hunger strike has said he would rather die than lose his life's work as a taxi licensee.