Toorak

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.

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 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...

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.

Ferrari totalled in CBD crash impounded a fortnight earlier

Police tape.

Tammy Mills and Chris Vedelago The Ferrari left a crumpled wreck after a crash in Melbourne's CBD on the weekend was the same car impounded a fortnight ago in Toorak.

Pool overflows in penthouse apartment

Eureka Tower

Simon Johanson The owner of a whole-floor penthouse apartment in the exclusive upper levels of Melbourne’s Eureka Tower is being sued for $75,000 after water allegedly flowed from the apartment’s pool...

Hastings port expansion to over-burden Melbourne's roads and rail lines, report finds

Hastings.

Adam Carey and Josh Gordon A plan to develop a huge container port at Hastings south-east of Melbourne could put an impossible strain on the city’s roads and busiest rail lines and potentially drive up the cost of...

Two mates lose two luxury cars to police

Ferrari.

Tammy Mills When police impounded a $500,000 Ferrari in Melbourne, just who did the driver call to give him a lift home?

Apples bring Monash Freeway to halt after fruit-truck crash

Patrick Hatch A trail of apples caused traffic chaos when a fruit truck jack-knifed on the Monash Freeway on Thursday morning, bringing the busy inlet to a halt.  

Award-winning novelist and passionate teacher remembered

Tammy Mills and Rania Spooner Liam Davison was an award-winning author while his wife Frankie Davison was a passionate literature teacher and mother who was committed to social justice.

Ten Victorians among the dead in MH17 disaster

Denis Napthine.

Nick Toscano, Richard Willingham, Rania Spooner Ten Victorians have been killed in the MH17 plane disaster, Victorian Premier Denis Napthine has confirmed. 

Australian victims of MH17 disaster

Flowers placed outside the home of Shaliza Zain Dewa and her husband Johannes Van Den Hende.

Patrick Hatch, Goya Dmytryshchak, Beau Donelly, Tammy Mills, Rania Spooner A family of five living in an outer-Melbourne suburb, a Melbourne-based Dutch national living in Windsor and a couple who migrated to Australia 20 years ago have emerged as the latest victims of the...

Tributes for Victorian victims of MH17 tragedy

Frankie and Liam Davison.

Rania Spooner, Caroline Zielinski, Nick Toscano, Goya Dmytryshchak Tributes have started flowing for the Victorians killed in the MH17 disaster.

Lectern queen at 94 presides over Melbourne's longest lunch

Joan Saxton.

Lawrence Money The sacking of Gough Whitlam had still to occur – in fact Gough was still one year off being elected – when Joan Saxton launched her monthly lecture luncheon club in Melbourne way back in...