Prahran Market turns 150

Sushi chef, Mr Sam Ito, Prahran Market.

A look back in pictures as Prahran market celebrates 150 years of trading.

Prahran Market moves with the times

Carolyn Webb When butcher Neil McNair opened his Prahran Market stall in 1962, his customers' appetites pretty much ran to T-bone steak, roast lamb and Irish stew.

Family flees after Prahran house hit by lightning

The partially destroyed roof.

Nadia Wu Jillian Staton had gathered in a bedroom with her three teenage children and mother-in-law after they were woken by the epic thunderstorm that hit Melbourne early on Monday morning.

Prahran candidates battle for the pink vote in state election

Voter Aaron Rowlands at Prahran Market.

Henrietta Cook A rainbow sticker graces the window of the Liberal MP's electoral office, the Labor candidate is gay and the Greens candidate campaigns in queer clubs.

Surfer drops in on thief at Prahran police station

Assault charges have been laid after a police officer was injured.

Steve Lillebuen How do you catch a thief? If you're one Melbourne surfer, sometimes you can drop in on the culprit yourself — at a police station.

Police investigate Prahran gang rape

Melbourne, Yarra and Maribyrnong local government areas have the highest crime rates in Victoria.

Tammy Mills Police believe five men bound and raped a woman in a laneway off a major Melbourne thoroughfare and are appealing for two men seen with the woman before the alleged attack to come forward.

Hunt on for Prahran High site


Jewel Topsfield Imagine a high school in an office block on St Kilda Road. Or one that shares the Victorian College for the Deaf's magnificent bluestone buildings or is located within Essex Street or Horace Petty...

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Woman hit by car in Greville Street, Prahran

Jessica Wright A woman has been taken to hospital with a broken leg and suspected dislocated shoulder after she was hit by a car in Prahran.

Man charged over Prahran assault

Police tape generic

Caroline Zielinski A man has been charged after allegedly being involved in an unprovoked assault on two men last Saturday in Melbourne's south-east.

Police appeal for Prahran sex attacker

Stephen Cauchi An unsolved sex assault at Prahran has prompted police to release a reconstructed image of the attacker's face.

Woman sexually assaulted in Prahran apartment building

Man wanted in connection with Prahran attack.

Adrian Lowe A young woman was sexually assaulted in the foyer of an apartment building in Melbourne's inner south-east late last month by a man who followed her, police say.

In the CBD winners are grinners, in Prahran they're not

Raef Akehurst and his team relish the prospect of an NBN link within two years.

Rachel Wells, Clancy Yeates and Adrian Lowe Victoria has been dudded by the Gillard government's schedule for rolling out the National Broadband Network over the next three years, according to the Baillieu government.

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Napthine rules the Victorian twitter roost

Darryn Lyons

Craig Butt Victorian parliamentarians have amassed more than 150,000 Twitter follows, but lag behind many of their federal, and even local, government counterparts.

Margin Call: The Victorian electoral campaign

Larissa Nicholson THE LEADERS

Greens launch election campaign by taking swipes at ALP

Alana Schetzer The Greens launched their election campaign by taking a swipe at Labor's environmental track record and pledges, saying voters can't afford to trust the "old parties".

Victorian state election: Coalition 'worst for environment in 60 years'


Tom Cowie The Coalition state government has been the worst government for the environment in the past six decades, four of Victoria's leading green groups say.

Victorian state election: Denis Napthine puts Rise Up ahead of Greens

Denis Napthine

Richard Willingham and Adam Carey The Napthine government will preference the far-right Rise Up Australia Party ahead of the Greens on how-to-vote cards at this month's election, mimicking the political move that served the Coalition...

Four years jail for alcoholic armed robber who 'jumped in deep end of criminal offending'

The County Court of Victoria

Mark Russell An alcoholic who began drinking at the age of 10 has been jailed for four years after carrying out a series of terrifying armed robberies in Prahran and Richmond.

Guilty: Stalker terrified juror for 'vampire gigolo' Shane Chartes-Abbot murder trial


Steve Butcher and Mark Russell A man who "terrified" the jury forewoman during the Supreme Court trial of three men accused of murdering "vampire gigolo" Shane Chartres-Abbott has pleaded guilty to a charge of stalking her.

Labor promises cash for Victorian schools in growth areas


Mark Hawthorne, Benjamin Preiss, Aisha Dow Labor has promised to build 11 brand new schools, including eight in outer suburban growth areas, should it win power at the state election.