Latest Victoria news
Neil McMahon 1:34 AM Happy birthday, Melbourne - 180 years old tomorrow! And perhaps, let's be honest, not entirely sure what anniversary it is you're celebrating.
Josh Gordon 1:03 AM Border protection? On Bourke Street? What the?
Chloe Booker 11:45 PM Masked intruders have shot at a man after they ordered him to lie on the ground in a violent home invasion in Melbourne's west.
Chloe Booker 11:41 PM A woman has been nabbed driving more than four time over the the legal blood alcohol limit on the way to a bottle shop in Melbourne's south-east.
Henrietta Cook, Timna Jacks 12:15 AM Adults are heading back to the classroom to learn basic maths skills they failed to pick up in school.
Tammy Mills, Nicole Hasham, Richard Willingham 10:41 PM Widespread community backlash leads to the cancelling of Operation Fortitude, which would have seen people questioned about their visa credentials on Melbourne's streets.
Henrietta Cook, Timna Jacks 10:31 PM "I've left my glasses at home," the 30-year-old with perfect vision said.
Richard Willingham, Josh Gordon 10:08 PM Former premier Denis Napthine and one of his most senior ministers, Terry Mulder, are expected to bow out of politics next week, paving the way for dual byelections in their neighbouring western district seats.
Tammy Mills, Nino Bucci, Marissa Calligeros, Chloe Booker 10:04 PM A 31-year-old man has been charged over the death of two-year-old Nikki Francis-Coslovich in Mildura.
Steve Lillebuen 9:28 PM A well-known Melbourne saxophone player, who is celebrated in China and once taught music at Scotch College, has been charged with child sex offences.
Andrew Darby 8:58 PM The Liberal Party has moved to clear its record with the Australian Electoral Commission over a $48,000 debt repaid in Tasmania by former director Damien Mantach, as Labor calls for a police investigation.
Annabel Ross 8:26 PM "Life's a beach," is a sentiment embodied better by Australians than most any other culture, but for Guan Wei, the expression takes on more meaning when compared to life in his native Beijing.
Adam Cooper and Mark Russell 5:45 PM The former Australian head of a worldwide Catholic order has been found guilty of brutally sexually and physically assaulting young boys at Victorian schools more than years ago, it can now be revealed.
Bianca Hall 5:39 PM A former green wedge area in Melbourne's west will make way to a new sprawling suburb, after the state government unveiled plans to turn the township of Rockbank into a new suburb home to 25,000 people.
Angus Holland 5:17 PM 10.14am. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection issues this press release announcing the Australian Border Force will "for the first time join forces with a diverse team of transport and enforcement agencies to target crime in the Melbourne Central Business District".
Alana Schetzer and Tammy Mills 5:10 PM The controversial Border Force visa checks across Melbourne's CBD has been cancelled.
Alana Schetzer 5:08 PM Motorists have been warned to expect extra traffic on Hoodle Street after a lane was closed to a car crash on Friday afternoon.
Julia Medew 12:15 AM Up to 150 Australians are missing out on potentially life-saving organ donations because people's loved ones override their wish to donate their organs when they die.
Nick Toscano, Adam Carey 12:15 AM Trade unions have turned on the Andrews government over its handling of the public transport worker strikes, less than a year after unionists helped Labor win the election.
Alana Schetzer 4:13 PM What do you do when something appears so ridiculous, so absurd, that a logical response just doesn't cut it?
Steve Butcher 3:18 PM A psychiatrist with a 38-year unblemished career faces professional ruin for defrauding the Victorian WorkCover Authority of $44,000 described by a judge as "systematic rorting" for greed.
Darren Gray 12:15 AM The tails are wagging excitedly in the vast green paddock near the Grampians. Twin lambs just six or seven weeks old, standing on either side of their mother, are having a drink.
Adam Cooper 1:49 PM A sexual predator who abused boys he befriended more than 30 years ago and devastated the lives of some of his victims has been jailed for six-and-a-half years.
Liam Mannix 1:23 PM Students protesters have come off second best in a nasty clash with Christopher Pyne's security staff at a planned protest at Victoria University.
Adam Cooper 1:21 PM A drink-driver whose crash left a lifelong friend seriously injured has been spared jail, partly because of post-traumatic stress he suffered after witnessing a violent death two years earlier.
Marissa Calligeros 1:13 PM Arsonists may have set fire to a car outside a Mildura home on Friday morning, police say.
Marissa Calligeros 12:28 PM A woman has died after falling from a construction site in Melbourne's CBD.
Nino Bucci, Marissa Calligeros and Tammy Mills 10:13 AM The father of a two-year-old girl found dead in the roof space of her Mildura home claims he pleaded with authorities to remove the toddler from her mother.
Daniel Andrews needs to show that he cares about state schools.
Yes, the system is broken, but it is difficult to know who to blame for breaking it.
People could be flocking here for the coffee and cool bars. Or something else entirely.
Bureaucratic obstructions are likely to result in an own-goal for heritage lovers.
Gallery throws its doors open for a major exhibition showcasing Chinese treasures from the 1700s.
The public, especially females, should be cautious following the brazen stabbing murder.
Prime Minister won't confirm if Victoria will lose the $1.5bn pledged towards the East West Link.