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.

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...

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 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.

Woman fights for life after three-car smash

Police

Caroline Zielinski A woman is fighting for life and man has been seriously injured in a three-car smash in Melbourne's inner-east overnight. 

Stripper advised killers in murder of her ex-partner, court told

Police pull up what is believed to be Wayne Amey's body at Mount Korong. Picture:JIM ALDERSEY

Mark Russell The instructions from stripper Robyn Lindholm to the two men she had organised to kill her former partner included what to wear and how to cover their faces, a court has heard.

Stonnington may compel hundreds of home owners to sell

Maria Sardellis

Chris Vedelago Stonnington council is set to take a landmark vote on a controversial policy that could eventually compel hundreds of home owners and businesses to sell their properties to the city for conversion...

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Melbourne Uni construction crew boss linked to outlaw bikie gang

IMAGE SOURCE Facebook PHOTO OF BELL  bikie building contractors for Chris Vedelago story THE SUNDAY AGE NEWS Pub date 24th August 2014

Chris Vedelago and Rania Spooner A construction crew run by a prominent member of an outlaw motorcycle gang has worked on Melbourne University's new architecture building, a nursing home and a Toorak mansion, further fueling...

Chapel street struggles as ghost stores multiply

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Emily Power Emily Power Melbourne’s most iconic shopping strip has hit struggle-street. Chapel Street in South Yarra has at least 22 empty stores with lease signs in the major boutique block between Toorak...

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...

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.