Adam Carey How much are you prepared to pay to reduce pedestrian injuries or deaths in car accidents?
Julia Medew Lap band surgery can be an effective treatment for type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight but not obese, a small but potentially game-changing study has found.
Steve Lillebuen A youth jobs crisis is threatening to expand across Melbourne after the biggest rise in the unemployment rate - in the eastern suburbs instead of the struggling west.
Caroline Zielinski Melburnians will be guaranteed free travel on trams within the CBD and Docklands, and zone 2 commuters will be charged a zone 1 fare regardless of who wins November’s state election.
Aisha Dow Councils in Melbourne's outer fringe are determined to use their new-found status as marginal electorates to push for critical transport projects.
Adam Carey Passengers face the prospect of several years of severe overcrowding and declining reliability.
Beau Donelly Russian officials should be banned from entering Australia in a bid to pressure President Vladimir Putin to pull armed troops out of Crimea, the peak body for Australian-Ukrainians says.
Konrad Marshall Hundreds of primary school principals have stopped offering weekly religious education in schools, despite a legal obligation to offer the classes.
Konrad Marshall Home-schooling rates have doubled in Victoria since 2008.
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.
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.
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 sale of Port of Melbourne would fund biggest ever assault on Melbourne's level crossings under a Labor government.
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.
Aisha Dow 'One-punch' assaults have claimed 90 Australian lives since 2000, mostly in booze-fuelled bashings, a new study has found.
Craig Butt and Benjamin Preiss VCE students face an uphill battle to study science at university next year, if recent trends continue.