Adam Carey The mature eucalyptus trees in the wide Plenty Road median strip tell the tale of a tram line long hoped for but never delivered.
Daniella Miletic Ms Crane couldn't have known the impact her hot cross buns cooking tips would have.
Adam Cooper Sport is a big part of Australia Day, and while plenty of us will chase a ball at the beach or play cricket in the backyard, many will watch the best to satisfy our sporting fix, either live at the...
Benjamin Preiss For Melbourne's newest select entry school, it is a time of change. Cars with p-plates are filling the carpark for the first time and students are buckling down for VCE exams.
Beau Donelly Complaints to the state's utilities ombudsman about gas and electricity disconnections have soared as retailers take a harder line against Victorians struggling to pay their bills.
Beau Donelly The Grand Final is over, the Melbourne Cup still a month away. So why would the cost of a city hotel room in mid-October rival prices set during some of the nation's biggest sporting events?
Clay Lucas The South Morang railway line will be extended to Mernda, through Melbourne's booming Whittleseas corridor, if Labor wins November's election, Opposition leader Daniel Andrews says.
Darren Gray, Rural Affairs Reporter As a young market gardener in the 1950s and 1960s, Max Marriott found that the family's Clydesdales had a significant advantage over their mechanised competitor - the tractor - when ploughing the...
Rania Spooner La Trobe Valley residents, including a woman who recently lost her husband to a brain aneurysm, are lobbying the state coroner to investigate a possible rise in deaths following the Hazelwood Mine...
John Silvester The Adult Parole Board - if the critics are right - is staffed by kaftan-wearing loonbags who, given the chance, would free Charles Manson so he could work on a school crossing.
Clay Lucas Premier Denis Napthine dubs it "the black hole of Melbourne", but he, like his predecessors, appears unlikely to do anything about it.
Jewel Topsfield The remedial reading program Reading Recovery has failed in New Zealand and needs to be replaced with one that targets children most at risk of failing to learn to read, according to visiting...
Jane Lee and Jewel Topsfield A former public school teacher has won a legal battle against the state for failing to prevent him from developing depression after he was forced to teach "low" and "foundation" classes.
Caroline Zielinski A man clocked speeding more than 50km/h over the limit has told police he was inspired by a motivational speech he was listening to.
Jewel Topsfield On Jacqui Beaman's first day at "Sandy," an openly gay student with acrylic nails and a Lady Gaga jumper walked her to class.
Caroline Zielinski A male passenger has been left with life-threatening injuries after the driver of the car lost control of the car and smashed sidewards into a tree.
Chris Vedelago Stonnington council is set to take a landmark vote on a controversial policy that could eventually compel hundreds of home owners and businesses to sell their properties to the city for conversion...
Darren Gray Swanky New York restaurants and bustling Los Angeles supermarkets are a world away from the peaceful, rolling green hills of South Gippsland.
Aisha Dow Record numbers of homeless people have been counted living on the streets of Melbourne, as help services strain under fresh demand created by a "perfect storm" of economic and social pressures in...
Stephen Cauchi A new survey has shown that the number of start-ups in Australia has jumped by 23 per cent in the second quarter of 2014, indicating strong confidence in the small business sector.