Safety fears close water park in Werribee's Village Park

Beau Donelly and Laura Michell   Safety fears have forced the closure of a children's water park in a new housing estate on Melbourne's fringe that was spruiked by the state government as a signature project to "end the neglect" in...

Firefighters battle unit fire in Werribee

A block of units on fire in Werribee

Caroline Zielinski A unit has burst into flames across the road from Werribee Station, in Melbourne's sourth-west disrupting traffic and billowing smoke.

Judge awards former Werribee teacher Peter Doulis $1.27 million over 'feral' classes

Peter Doulis.

Mark Russell A Supreme Court judge has formally awarded a former teacher more than $1.27 million in damages after he developed chronic depression when forced to teach the worst behaved students.

Men flee after ramming Werribee supermarket

Two robbers have fled empty handed after their car got stuck during an attempted ram raid at a Melbourne supermarket.

Strange black substance posing danger in Werribee house

Xavier Smerdon A strange black substance that has overtaken a Werribee house has its tenant and a real estate agency searching for answers.

Police hunt man after 12-year-old girl flashed in Werribee

Police are hunting a man who stalked a young girl down a suburban street in Melbourne's west while exposing himself and masturbating.

Werribee shooting victims not talking


Caroline Zielinski Two men who were shot overnight in Melbourne's west have taken themselves to hospital and are refusing to co-operate with police.

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.

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


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

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.

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. 

Lost Werribee boys found after two weeks


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


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

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.