Toorak

New height limits on apartment towers by Toorak railway station to have no impact

Clay Lucas One of Melbourne's most controversial major apartment developments has emerged as an election issue in the marginal seat of Prahran, held by the Napthine government, just weeks before the state goes...

Islamic body denies 'mega mosque' plan for Balwyn, Toorak, Caulfield

An artist's impression of the proposed mosque for East Bendigo.

Jo Davy The group behind a proposed mosque in Bendigo has denied claims it is planning “mega mosques” for Balwyn, Toorak and Caulfield.

Feud over as Peter Lew buys Toorak plot from British government

Toorak

Cameron Houston and Chris Vedelago The British government has settled a legal feud with Melbourne businessman Peter Lew.

Toorak leads way on wages

Toorak

Clay Lucas Residents of Toorak rake in four times the income of Melbourne's poorest suburb, Doveton.

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Queensland man hurt in fiery Toorak crash

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Jared Lynch Police are appealing for witnesses to a horrific crash in Melbourne's leafy eastern suburbs.

Toorak mansion sells for $11.5m

Rowsthorn mansion

Simon Johanson and Chris Vedelago A member of the wealthy Rowsthorn transport family has sold her Toorak mansion for $11.5 million in a boardroom auction that attracted 185 bids.

Ex-bank executive selling Toorak mansion

59 St Georges Road, Toorak.

Chris Vedelago Former NAB executive Ian Crouch is the latest in a growing list of the city's wealthy to try to flog their top-end homes this year, listing his Toorak estate with an asking price of at least $11...

Hirdy neighbour: Toorak home to AFL scandal

Hird will fight for Essendon's reputation (Thumbnail)

Mark Hawthorne and Simon Johanson Essendon's supplements crisis has gripped Melbourne and set some of the city's highest-profile individuals on a collision course, but the men at the heart of the battle have more than football in...

Toorak mansion sells for $17m

The Toorak mansion.

Marika Dobbin Home to some of the city's most famous businessmen believed to have fetched this year's highest price.

Toorak tree crash leaves teen critical

Jane Lee A teenager has suffered a serious head injury after he drove into a tree in Melbourne's south-east this morning.

Man charged over Toorak nightclub attack

Victoria Police

Megan Levy A 20-year-old St Kilda man has been charged with punching a teenager in the head outside a popular Toorak nightspot early today.

Roller derby: an underground sport getting its skates on

Schoolgirl Sadie Mason has been selected in the Australian roller derby team.

Robert Henningham As the Surfaris 'Wipeout', blares from a PA system at a rink in Reservoir, and crowd members 

Spring racing scramble to get the look, and other good things

Jennifer Hawkins

Jessica Wright Melbourne is thoroughly in the thrall of the thoroughbreds and all that the season brings with it – on-track and off.

Fraud case against doctor like a 'Hollywood movie', defence tells court

Mark Russell A doctor accused of manipulating the stock market for financial gain when claiming to have a $100 million fortune was an honest businessman who had done nothing wrong, a court has heard.

Brighton doctor Mervyn Jacobson a price-fixing 'fraudster,' court told

Dr Mervyn Jacobson at a court hearing in 2008.

Mark Russell No matter how much charitable work Dr Mervyn Jacobson had done, he was still a "fraudster", a court has heard.

Dr Mervyn Jacobson accused of giving daughter $1.5m to manipulate sharemarket

Mark Russell At one stage in his life, Melbourne doctor Mervyn Jacobson estimated he was worth more than $100 million.

Accused stockmarket manipulator Dr Mervyn Jacobson 'worried daughter had done wrong'

Justice.

Mark Russell A Melbourne doctor accused of manipulating the stockmarket for financial gain claimed he had done nothing wrong but was worried his daughter might have, a court has heard.

Murder charge over fatal assault outside St Kilda Road McDonald's restaurant

Joshua Hardy

Benjamin Millar, Allison Worrall, Anna Whitelaw and Beau Donelly Victorian homicide squad detectives are questioning two men captured on CCTV footage moments before a fatal bashing outside a St Kilda Road McDonald’s restaurant.

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.

Stonnington Council conceals plans to acquire 450 properties

Stonnington city council

Chris Vedelago Stonnington Council has blocked the release of a secret report that would reveal to hundreds of inner suburban home owners and businesses whether the city is planning to buy their properties to turn...

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