A Victorian couple have died in a light plane crash in mid-west NSW.
Allison Worrall A 75-year-old man has been charged with child stealing, following an alleged incident in Pakenham on Sunday morning.
Rania Spooner and Nick Toscano Homicide detectives have ruled out foul play in the death of a man who was found lying in the middle of a street in Melbourne’s south-east.
Jessica Wright Services resume on two of Melbourne’s suburban rail lines after people were hit by trains in separate incidents.
Adrian Lowe Commuters on two train lines in Melbourne's south-east face long delays after an equipment fault at one of the city's busiest train stations.
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Ben Schneiders Victoria has the lowest birth rate in Australia and is well below the level needed to sustain the state's population without migration.
Benjamin Preiss Dozens of kindergartens will close on Wednesday as preschool teachers strike for a new pay deal. Early learning association says it offered a much-improved deal but union wants to strike to pressure...
Clay Lucas It is surrounded by two car parks and rail and tram lines, but it is still a quiet and little-used triangle of Royal Park grassland. Not for long.
Carolyn Webb, Deborah Gough, Caroline Zielinski Lightning and rain cause more than 20,000 Victorians to lose power, parts of train system to shut down, traffic lights and rail crossings to fail and floods and flight delays.
Adam Carey Melbourne's train system will continue to fail in foul weather until its ageing signals are replaced with newer, more reliable technology, says head of Public Transport Victoria.
Beau Donelly Police are investigating a horrific collision in northern Victoria that claimed the life of a young girl and left five other people with serious injuries.
Deborah Gough Melbourne's train system went into storm-induced meltdown on Monday morning as lightning strikes and power surges caused up to 60 minute delays and suspended lines.
Nick Toscano Two in five Australian employers would not consider hiring people with a mental illness because of fears they might break down at work or take too many sick days, a new study has found.
Yolanda Redrup Trains are returning to normal on the Cranbourne, Pakenham and Frankston lines after a person was killed on Thursday afternoon.
Jane Lee Buses are no longer replacing trains in both directions between Caulfield and Oakleigh stations, but Alamein line remains suspended.
Henrietta Cook The Napthine government has broken a promise to give the Auditor-General powers to scrutinise the records of private companies who deliver billions of dollars of taxpayer-funded projects and services.
Adam Carey A half-billion dollar plan to run trains every two minutes along Melbourne's busiest railway line using cutting-edge high-speed signalling is in doubt because of fears the technology will not work on...
Adam Carey The next generation of Melbourne trains could be built by a Chinese government-owned rail giant with strong ties to MTR, Metro's Hong Kong parent company, which is also majority owned by the Chinese...
Jane Lee A man has been charged with falsely imprisoning a teenager in the state's south.