Mornington Peninsula

Woman left fighting for her life after Mornington Peninsula crash

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Beau Donelly A woman is fighting for life and two other people have been injured after a three-car crash on the Mornington Peninsula.

Man killed in Mornington Peninsula car crash

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Rania Spooner and Nino Bucci A man has been killed and two others have suffered critical injuries.

Teenager dies after Mornington Peninsula cliff fall

Vanessa Desloires A teenager has died after falling down a 40-metre cliff on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula.

Award-winning novelist and passionate teacher remembered

Tammy Mills and Rania Spooner Liam Davison was an award-winning author while his wife Frankie Davison was a passionate literature teacher and mother who was committed to social justice.

$100-million Point Nepean National Park facelift to create a luxury retreat

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Henrietta Cook Point Nepean is set for a $100 million face lift that could transform a historic section of the national park into a health retreat, marine education centre and luxury accommodation.

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.

Tributes for Victorian victims of MH17 tragedy

Frankie and Liam Davison.

Rania Spooner, Caroline Zielinski, Nick Toscano, Goya Dmytryshchak Tributes have started flowing for the Victorians killed in the MH17 disaster.

Questions over huge funding for 'Rolls-Royce roundabout' at Mt Eliza

Rania Spooner A Mornington Peninsula suburb has received more than $750,000 in black-spot federal funding to build a roundabout at an intersection in a 60km zone where there have been no fatalities in four years.

Melbourne Express: April 24, 2014

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Angus Holland Melbourne Express is a live daily blog bringing you what you need to hit the day running - news, weather and transport updates, and compelling content from The Age and beyond.

City of Melbourne plans memorial to indigenous men executed in 1842

Portrait of Tasmanian aboriginal Maulboyheener, one of the first people to be hung in Victoria. Copy pic from the State Library archives... Copied Thursday June 7 2012

Maulboyheener (aka Timmy)
Portrait by Thomas Bock (1831-35)
Drawing, graphite and watercolour

Carolyn Webb The City of Melbourne has flagged spending up to $155,000 on a memorial to two Aboriginal men who in 1842 were the city's first people to be publicly executed.

The brutal price of domestic violence

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John Elder The system for dealing with domestic violence is in crisis.

One dead in small aircraft crash

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Steve Lillebuen A small plane has crashed south of Melbourne, killing a man and injurying a young child.

Boy seriously hurt after crashing mini bike

Caroline Zielinski A young boy has suffered with life-threatening head injuries after he crashed his mini bike into a concrete gutter in Melbourne's south-east.

Father dead, daughter critically injured after plane crashes into Tyabb house

The plane crash claimed the life of a man in his 40s.

Caroline Zielinski and Steve Lillebuen A father is dead while his five-year-old daughter fights for life in hospital after the ultralight plane he was flying crashed into a home in Melbourne's south.

Reckless infrastructure spending dragging down Victoria's budget, says Grattan Institute

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Peter Martin, Economics Editor A five-year splurge on infrastructure has left the Victorian budget in a precarious position, according to a new report that calls into question the state’s ability to afford new, high-profile...

Luxury yacht stuck on rocks in Port Phillip Bay

Patrick Hatch Three men are stranded on a luxury yacht that struck rocks and is taking on water south of Melbourne.

Out of tragedy comes change

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Rosemary (Rosie) Batty mother of murdered eleven year old schoolboy Luke talks to the media about her son and his troubled father who killed him.
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Mex Cooper They were no doubt meant to be words of comfort uttered in the face of an unthinkable loss - ''you'll always be a mum, Rosie''.

Letters

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''?

Council rejects Lindsay Fox bid to remove Portsea easement

Royce Millar and Chris Vedelago Trucking mogul Lindsay Fox's Portsea expansion plans have suffered a setback.

Mother says Luke loved and trusted his father despite his problems

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Rania Spooner, John Silvester, Mex Cooper and Jessica Wright In the moments before his death, Luke Batty had asked his mother, Rosie, for just a few more minutes to play with his dad after cricket practice.