Aisha Dow 'One-punch' assaults have claimed 90 Australian lives since 2000, mostly in booze-fuelled bashings, a new study has found.
Josh Gordon Napthine proves to be far more effective than his predecessor at dealing with inevitable problems.
Kate Hagan Hundreds of children have been treated for sports-related head injuries at the Royal Children's Hospital in the past six months and many are returning to the field after a concussion, contrary to...
Julia May Victoria’s prisons are struggling to look after the rising number of ageing, and often infirm, inmates who end up dying behind bars.
Adam Carey The sale of Port of Melbourne would fund biggest ever assault on Melbourne's level crossings under a Labor government.
Alistair Thomson Sometimes you can't write the history that needs to be told. In 1986, the draft first edition of my book Anzac Memories reported that my grandfather, Hector Thomson, contracted malarial encephalitis...
Henrietta Cook Women who have abortions deserve to die, according to a Melbourne doctor who is a key figure in a campaign to change Victoria's abortion laws.
Adam Carey The high-frequency public bus to Melbourne Airport has not dented the overwhelming dominance of car travel to Tullamarine.
Adam Carey I'm standing at the airport waiting for a bus. Midday. Friday. Tullamarine. An axis through which 30 million people pass each year, barely any of them on a public bus.
Konrad Marshall and Benjamin Preiss Are schools sanitising a rebellious rite of passage?
Benjamin Preiss A group representing Victoria's principals wants CCTV cameras installed in all state school foyers to prevent staff from being harassed and threatened.
Jason Dowling The number of people killed on Victoria's roads has plummeted by more than 16 per cent, with the state on course for a historic low annual road toll.
Bruce Guthrie Have you noticed how many lists there are these days? The internet loves them.
Mark Russell A former Haileybury College student with a masters degree in taxation law at Monash University had been high on the drug ice when he went on a two-week crime spree holding up several Melbourne...
Aisha Dow Experts are calling for tough new restrictions on Nurofen Plus after revelations more than 100 deaths in Victoria have been linked to the over-the-counter pill and others like it.
Jared Lynch 'I still love you dad but you cannot keep thinking we will respect you if you do crime.'
Daniella Miletic Since she 'aged out' of state care at 18, Chantelle has mostly lived on the streets.
Mark Russell Dr Manu Maimbilly Gopal raped the first of his two victims on the day his boss went to Queensland for a holiday.
Adam Carey and Craig Butt Has the Dumb Ways to Die message actually changed people's behaviour?
Jason Dowling A new system to help gamblers set limits on their poker machine losses is likely to operate on the same card as venue loyalty programs aimed at maximising their spending.