A look back in pictures as Prahran market celebrates 150 years of trading.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Stephen Cauchi An unsolved sex assault at Prahran has prompted police to release a reconstructed image of the attacker's face.
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.
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.
Craig Butt Victorian parliamentarians have amassed more than 150,000 Twitter follows, but lag behind many of their federal, and even local, government counterparts.
Larissa Nicholson THE LEADERS
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".
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.