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Melbourne Cup 2014: Flags to be banned after Araldo's death

Patrick Bartley and Deborah Gough The VRC and Racing Victoria will dispense with the avenue of honour at Thursday's Oaks day and for Saturday's Emirates Stakes meetings in a bid to avoid a recurrence of the incident that resulted in...

Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti health checked before race

Admire Ratki: A heart failure condition felled the horse in the stables after the race.

Deborah Gough Horseracing activists and the RSPCA have called for a banning of the whip after the death of Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti.

Football train services disrupted after overnight crash in Altona

A Metro and V/Line train crashed in Alona on Friday night.

Deborah Gough Passengers travelling to the match of the round between rivals Geelong and Hawthorn have been warned to allow an extra hour to travel to the game after a crash on the Geelong line overnight.

Anzac Day weekend

What's open on Anzac Day

Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance.

Deborah Gough Emergencies

Wrong way leads to sudden tragedy

The Age
picture Justin McManus.
Princess fwy crash.
The Subaru that was carrying the six people, four of whom are deceased.

Cameron Houston and Deborah Gough There was no warning and no time to react when a speeding BMW on the wrong side of the Princes Highway ploughed head-on into a WRX Subaru loaded with six young friends returning from a night out in...

No job to go to: midwives out as health cash-spat drags on

Deborah Gough Graduate midwives at Werribee's overrun birthing hospital are among the first casualties of the funding stoush between the state and federal governments and more job losses are expected, the union...

More rail chaos as train drivers hit the brakes

Metro to add 90 new train services (Thumbnail)

Deborah Gough Eastern suburbs rail commuters should brace themselves for more delays on the trip home, with train drivers instructed to go slow.

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Train timetable to miss some buses

William's Landing

Deborah Gough New buses to Williams Landing train station won't help, say public transport advocates.

Major rail projects expected in 20 years

Passengers wait in the City Loop.

Deborah Gough An inner metropolitan rail tunnel is the linchpin for Melbourne’s rail growth and without it other network expansions would be impossible, the state’s public transport chief says.

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Major delays hit key railway lines

Deborah Gough Signal faults caused delays of up to 40 minutes through the busy Caulfield railway junction on Wednesday as well as causing minor delays on lines through Burnley and Camberwell.

Peak-hour delays plague morning commute


Deborah Gough Widespread train delays that hit the Melbourne morning commuter peak on Monday are now cleared and services are running as normal, Metro Trains has said.

Case study: Tony Bartone

Dr Tony Bartone GP.

Deborah Gough Tony Bartone is a doctor at Niddrie Medical Centre and is also vice-president of the Australian Medical Association (Victoria).

Napthine security rethink after 'ugly' Geoff Shaw taxi protest fracas

Geoff Shaw allegedly punches protestor (Thumbnail)

Rania Spooner and Deborah Gough A taxi driver left bleeding from the head after a clash with Geoff Shaw outside Parliament House says tensions flared after the controversial MP engaged in a slanging match with protesters.