Retired Catholic priest from Melbourne charged with crimes against four Aboriginal girls.
Senior reporter for The Age
The Australian Tax Office continues to honour a secret deal it struck with crime patriarch George Williams that allowed him to keep a second home while owing more than $570,000 in taxes.
Underworld figure used his formidable negotiating powers to settle a $15m tax bill by paying less than $4m.
The founder of one of Melbourne's most exclusive and secretive clubs, The Brotherhood, has been charged by WorkSafe over allegations he failed to stop a culture of bullying and intimidation at his private security firm.
Charming and always sharply dressed, Cameron Deal was destined for a career in real estate.
Rich-list tycoons behind a vocational training empire that collapsed after receiving $100 million in government funding have been implicated in series of fraud allegations, predatory conduct towards vulnerable students and shocking vilification of business associates.
Fake $100 notes are being passed at restaurants, pubs and shops across Melbourne as a counterfeiting ring has begun flooding the city with high-quality forged bills.
The body of the five-year-old boy was found in the Murray on Saturday morning, not far from where he was allegedly drowned by his own mother on Thursday night.
Underworld figure Rocco Arico's demand for "respect" from criminal associates has been likened to the plot of hit TV mob show The Sopranos by the judge who will sentence him for drug trafficking, extortion and weapons offences.
A Supreme Court trial was abandoned on Wednesday after members of a Geelong lottery syndicate reached an undisclosed financial settlement with the man they accused of cheating them out of a $16.6 million jackpot.