Neil McMahon Rattled Shepparton workers may become guinea pigs in an economic experiment.
Debbie Cuthbertson, Bhakthi Puvanenthiran The narrative of doom and gloom - job losses and the decline of the manufacturing industry - looms large.
Caroline Zielinski A couple have been terrorised while camping in the state's north-east after two men and a woman, armed with a gun and hatchet, demanded they hand over cash.
Daniel Flitton Shepparton may be already struggling, but locals say it can survive the closure of its cannery.
Richard Willingham Wave of relief and some loud cheers swept across Shepparton with news that the city's second-biggest employer had been thrown a lifeline.
Rania Spooner, Nick Toscano and Stephen Cauchi Two people have been killed after a plane crashed and burst into flames near Shepparton Airport in north-east Victoria.
Nick Toscano A motorcyclist is dead after crashing into a tree on the Hume Freeway in the state's north east this morning.
Caroline Zielinski and Rania Spooner A teenager has died in a house fire in north-east Victoria early on Friday morning.
Ian Munro Shepparton is bracing for a fresh drenching with more than 25 millimetres of rain expected today to top up the floodwaters.
Chris Johnston The first Congolese refugee family arrived in Shepparton five years ago. There are 16 families now, the blocks of a new community.
Chris Johnston It's a never-ending road for Michael Oates, helping the mentally ill.
Steve Lillebuen Hundreds of Victorian public servants face seeing their jobs driven out of Melbourne in a state government bid to boost a hard-hit regional economy.
John Silvester and Tammy Mills Homicide squad detectives have arrested a Brisbane man over the 30 year old murder of teenager Michelle Buckingham, who was stabbed to death in Shepparton in October 1983.
Adrian Lowe Good afternoon. This is The Age's live coverage of Victoria's bushfire emergency on February 9, 2014.
Caroyln Webb, Darren Gray and Nick Toscano Up to 12 homes were destroyed and thousands of firefighters battled more than 150 bushfires across the state on Sunday amid nightmarish weather conditions, the worst since Black Saturday.
Catherine Chisholm Good morning. This is The Age's coverage of Victoria's bushfire emergency this Monday.
Richard Willingham and Josh Gordon Napthine government credited with saving up to 2700 jobs at SPC Ardmona after it chipped in $22m to keep fruit processor operating in the Goulburn Valley.
The Victorian government is tipped to provide a multimillion-dollar assistance package to SPC Ardmona to ensure the cannery continues to operate.
Mark Hawthorne and Clay Lucas Victoria's economy faces its darkest days since the Ansett collapse in 2001, with Alcoa expected to fast-track its decision to close its Geelong aluminium smelter days after Toyota announced it would...
Richard Willingham The future of SPC Ardmona in Shepparton has been secured with the Napthine government offering the company a $22 million lifeline as part of a $100 million investment with the company.