Paul Millar One person has died and three others have been seriously injured following a three-car pile up in Whittlesea this afternoon.
John Elder It began with a fellow called Salty, on a blacksmiths' forum called I Forge Iron. On February 14, 2009, a week after Black Saturday, and still the hills were burning, Salty wrote: ''Calling all...
Adam Carey I'm standing at the airport waiting for a bus. Midday. Friday. Tullamarine. An axis through which 30 million people pass each year, barely any of them on a public bus.
Stephen Cauchi A gang of crafty shoplifters is distracting staff by lighting fires in shops, police say.
Aisha Dow Outer suburbs fear big spending on the city's east-west link will rob them of needed works.
Aisha Dow Severe growing pains in Melbourne's fringe suburbs have led to calls for council population targets and for an independent body to manage infrastructure planning in the city's growth areas.
Stephen Cauchi It has been a cold winter’s morning in Melbourne, and a positively chilly one in Ballarat.
Marc Pallisco The first of two skyscrapers has been unveiled for the Southbank site, which in 2004 late Crazy John founder John Ilhan wanted to replace with a radical high-rise in the shape of a mobile phone.
Tim Colebatch and Jason Dowling Melbourne has again dominated Australia's population growth, adding 77,242 people in 2011-12 to reach mid-2012 with a population of almost 4.25 million.
Deborah Gough Police investigators are appealing for witnesses who saw a shopkeeper threatened by men with a firearm, knives and poles at Thomastown.
Jane Lee A former soldier with post-traumatic stress disorder could have missed televised bushfire warnings in the days leading up to Black Saturday because he avoided watching television, which triggered...
Jared Lynch and Dan Oakes Six people have been arrested in connection with Victoria Police's crackdown on outlaw motorcycle gangs.
Stephen Cauchi Three men police claim have links to the Hells Angels bikie gang have been granted bail in the Melbourne Magistrates Court.
Carolyn Webb and Darren Gray Residents evacuated their homes and peak-hour traffic was gridlocked as an out-of-control fire threatened northern Melbourne on Monday.
Adam Carey and Jared Lynch Traffic in Melbourne's booming outer north all but ground to a halt during Monday's mass evacuation of residents, putting people at greater risk from the fire, locals say.
Jason Dowling Almost $200,000 worth of fines have been handed out to landowners not maintaining grass at acceptable fire prevention heights in just one Victorian council area.
Adam Carey The state government will spend $1 billion to cut the road toll.
Jason Dowling Melbourne's growth areas need $10 billion spent on new education, transport and health services in the next 15 years or the city risks dividing between those with good access to services and job...
Andrea Petrie More than 10,000 victims of the Kilmore East-Kinglake Black Saturday bushfire could take part in the class action against the electricity company deemed responsible for the deadly blaze, a court has...
Adam Carey A government submission to a two-year inquiry into the liveability of Melbourne's outer suburbs has been attacked for being delivered 11 months late and with just one reference to transport issues...