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Latest VCAT decision threatens Windsor Hotel tower

Melbourne icon, the Windsor Hotel.

Aisha Dow The highly controversial redevelopment of Melbourne's historic Windsor Hotel has hit a major stumbling block, after the owner's bid to push back the starting date was rejected this week.

Armed thief steals cash from Chapel Street, Windsor, shop

Caroline Zielinski A bandit who walked into a convenience store in Melbourne's south-east armed with a tomahawk and a syringe filled with red liquid has run off with a bag of cash.

Man dead after police shooting in Windsor

The scene of the police shooting in Windsor.

Adrian Lowe A man in his 40s is dead after he was shot by a policeman during a roadside intercept in Melbourne's inner south-east.

VCAT rejects bid to stop Windsor rebuild

The planning tribunal has quashed the Victorian government's efforts to stop the $285 million redevelopment of Melbourne's historic Hotel Windsor.

Windsor looms as election spoiler

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Paul Austin The Windsor Hotel redevelopment affair could blow up before a state election, with MPs contemplating the arrest of government advisers for contempt of Parliament.

Meeting notes on Hotel Windsor plans withheld

Jason Dowling Notes taken in a meeting between Planning Minister Justin Madden and the developer behind the Hotel Windsor redevelopment are being withheld by the government.

Man arrested for allegedly trying to steal a gun from protective services officer at Victorian State Parliament

Melbourne, Yarra and Maribyrnong local government areas have the highest crime rates in Victoria.

Henrietta Cook A 31-year-old Wantirna South man has been arrested after allegedly trying to steal a gun from a protective services officer on the steps of Parliament House.

Metro Trains officers under fire for using force on schoolboy

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Anna Prytz Metro Trains' authorised officers have come under fire for using excessive force to detain a young man at Windsor station.

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Prahran candidates battle for the pink vote in state election

Voter Aaron Rowlands at Prahran Market.

Henrietta Cook A rainbow sticker graces the window of the Liberal MP's electoral office, the Labor candidate is gay and the Greens candidate campaigns in queer clubs.

New book unveils the legacy of David Syme

Illustration: Phil May.

Elizabeth Morrison There's so much more to the man who made The Age a force to be reckoned with.

More than half Melbourne's construction cranes fill suburban skylines

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Aisha Dow More than half the city's cranes are swinging over the suburbs as the high-rise development boom takes hold beyond the CBD. 

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Train commuters face lengthy delays on major lines

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Tammy Mills Police say an incident on the train line at Windsor on Thursday night was "attempted self-harm".

Free rent and $8000 back pay for 101-year-old Melbourne tenant

Ivy Laver on her 100th birthday with her daughter, Michele Worthington.

Christmas has come in July for a 101-year-old Melbourne woman who has received a big cheque and a rent-free promise from the government.

Fresh reprieve for Palace Theatre

Plans to build a luxury hotel at the site of the live music venue have been scrapped due to hight limits for the Bourke Hill precinct.

Aisha Dow Planning Minister Matthew Guy has again scuttled plans for a luxury hotel tower on the Palace Theatre site – this time just days before Melbourne City Council was tipped to finally approve the...

Spray it with love: R.I.P. street art

Angie Fox Tired of finding ugly graffiti tags along the side of their residential investment property in Windsor, Adam and Simon Bonnici always intended to commission a street artist to paint something...

Australian victims of MH17 disaster

Flowers placed outside the home of Shaliza Zain Dewa and her husband Johannes Van Den Hende.

Patrick Hatch, Goya Dmytryshchak, Beau Donelly, Tammy Mills, Rania Spooner A family of five living in an outer-Melbourne suburb, a Melbourne-based Dutch national living in Windsor and a couple who migrated to Australia 20 years ago have emerged as the latest victims of the...

Tributes for Victorian victims of MH17 tragedy

Frankie and Liam Davison.

Rania Spooner, Caroline Zielinski, Nick Toscano, Goya Dmytryshchak Tributes have started flowing for the Victorians killed in the MH17 disaster.

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Sandringham line re-opened after person struck by train

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Tessa van der Riet The Sandringham line has resumed running after a person was struck by a train near Windsor station.

Bendigo's gold-rush era stock exchange goes on the block

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Darren Gray It was so grand in its gold-rush heyday that some of the paint used on the iron lacework contained flecks of real gold.