Werribee

Graffiti vandals attack Werribee street

Caroline Zielinski Vandals have wreaked havoc in a street in Melbourne's west, scrawling obscene graffiti across garage doors and cars in an overnight crime spree. 

Police seek Werribee graffiti vandals

Caroline Zielinski Police are searching for witnesses to a Monday night crime spree in Melbourne’s west, which saw vandals wreak havoc in a quiet street, scrawling obscene graffiti across garage doors and cars.

Police make arrests over Werribee graffiti vandalism

Jane Lee A man and two teenagers have been charged with vandalising a number of homes and cars in a Werribee street.

Girl injured in 'horrifying' Werribee hit-and-run

A young girl has been hospitalised after a hit-and-run on a suburban street in Melbourne’s south-west.

Beau Donelly A young girl is in hospital after a hit-and-run on a suburban street in Melbourne’s south-west.

Birdwatchers have eyes on Werribee

A group of birdwatchers meet at the Western Treatment Plant to survey the area, collecting data for Melbourne Water.

Photographer Angela Wylie rose early to join a group of experienced birdwatchers who are surveying the old sewage ponds at the Western Treatment Plant in Werribee.

'Disturbing': Dogs stolen, thrown from speeding car in Werribee

The black Staffordshire terrier.

Carolyn Webb Police have called for public help to find heartless thieves who stole two dogs and are believed to have killed them by throwing them out a car window.

Fish and chip shop burns down in Watton Street, Werribee

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Steve Lillebuen Firefighters have tackled a blaze in a Melbourne fish and chip shop, preventing the fire from spreading to nearby businesses.

Motorcyclist, 15, dies after Werribee crash

A 15-year-old boy has died after his dirt bike collided with a vehicle on a residential street in Melbourne's south-west.

Lost Werribee boys found after two weeks

Police

Adam Carey Police have called for help in their search for two young boys from Werribee who are missing.

'Desperate' tradesmen blockade Werribee site

Out of work tradies picket Melbourne Water's Western Treatment Plant site in Werribee.

Jared Lynch A group of about 20 out-of-work tradesmen are protesting against the use of migrant labour at a $40 million, state government-owned construction site in Melbourne's west.

Protests to continue at controversial Werribee building site

A walk through the Federal Court (Thumbnail)

Ben Schneiders A blockade in Werribee look set to continue after the Federal Court said its legal orders did not apply to protesters at the site.

A tale of two rail lines: Altona slumps while Werribee soars

Altona station

Adam Carey, Craig Butt Two rail lines diverge in Altona North; some take the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference.

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Trains resume after two people are hit on Werribee and Pakenham lines

Metro

Jessica Wright Services resume on two of Melbourne’s suburban rail lines after people were hit by trains in separate incidents.

Werribee Zoo gets totally wild with kids after dark

Wild Nights program at Werribee Open Range Zoo

John Elder Everyone is standing around, waiting for the show to start, when suddenly the most efficient hunter of the cat world is before them.

Delays as buses replace trains on Werribee line

Passengers on the Werribee line are facing delays of up to 50 minutes, as signal faults at Laverton station wreak havoc with the timetable.

Werribee's WWII relic

The Liberator restoration project at Werribee. 
Future development co-ordinator,  Dave Miller. Photo by Ken Irwin

The only B-24 Liberator fighter place in Australia, and one of only eight left in the world, is currently being restored in a Werribee hanger.

Gaol kicks off National Trust 'hotel' brand

Old Melbourne Gaol will open its cell doors to accommodation.

Carolyn Webb The public will be able to sleep overnight in Old Melbourne Gaol cells, with the National Trust starting to throw open its properties as hotels.

State to sell schools, police stations and a hospital

Napthine

Simon Johanson Dozens more schools, police stations and a hospital will be offloaded by the Napthine government as it builds a cash war-chest for infrastructure spending ahead of this year’s November election.

Point Cook real estate agent the first to be charged under corruption watchdog

Cemetary

Cameron Houston A Point Cook real estate agent is the first person to be charged under the State Government’s new corruption watchdog.

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...