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Farrah Tomazin is The Sunday Age's state political editor. Farrah joined the paper in 2000, reporting on general news, courts and crime, local government and state politics. She was The Age's state political correspondent ahead the 2006 Victorian election, and later spent three years as education editor before becoming a feature writer on Victorian affairs. She returned to the state rounds press gallery for The Sunday Age in 2011.
Farrah Tomazin Part of Melbourne's rail system are already under strain and even with a new tunnel will rapidly become more so, transport chief says.
Farrah Tomazin Though Labor is not fielding a candidate, Liberal candidate Scott Rossetti, a three-time Wellington Shire mayor, is facing off with Nationals upper house MP Danny O'Brien in the first state...
Farrah Tomazin Government commissions lawyer to review Victoria's adoption laws.
Farrah Tomazin Melbourne's Yarra River planning overseen by different councils and agencies with guidelines that can easily be ignored is on the way out. New controls are on the cards.
Farrah Tomazin Victoria's financial watchdog is preparing to investigate the East West Link amid growing public concern about the way the costly project has been handled by the former and current governments.
Farrah Tomazin The Nationals' loss in the Victorian state election was partly due to its lack of a clear message that resonated with country communities, the party's new leader says.
Farrah Tomazin Tensions between the state and federal governments are starting to simmer over plans to "reprioritise" tens of millions of dollars in education funding – including Commonwealth money designed...
Farrah Tomazin A Malcolm Turnbull-led Coalition government would be a more attractive option to Victorian voters than Tony Abbott, political analysts say.
Farrah Tomazin Darren Ray took a gamble when he decided to organise Melbourne's first gay and lesbian Pride March 20 years ago.
Farrah Tomazin The Coalition's defeat in the Victorian state election last year has lessons that it can learn from and apply, its leader says.
Farrah Tomazin A group of federal Liberal MPs are planning a grassroots campaign to revive the East West Link, convinced the road remains a vote winner for the Abbott government.
Farrah Tomazin Dozens of homes and businesses could be acquired to make way for the state government's alternative to the East West Link, but the full impact of the project might not be known for months.
Farrah Tomazin State schools are set for a shake-up, with the Andrews government vowing to wind back the Coalition's "autonomy agenda", conceding it had left principals feeling abandoned and struggling to cope with...
Farrah Tomazin They're the unpredictable mix of micro parties that could make or break Daniel Andrews' legislative agenda.
Farrah Tomazin Equality Minister Martin Foley has announced his intention to bring Victoria's adoption laws in line with NSW, Western Australia, Tasmania and the ACT.
Farrah Tomazin Most members of the Victorian Liberal Party do not believe men and women are treated equally in the preselection process, renewing pressure on senior officials to confront the issue or risk further...
Farrah Tomazin Victoria's financial watchdog will get unprecedented powers to scrutinise major projects and taxpayer-funded government ads.
Farrah Tomazin The Coalition's loss makes it the first one term government since 1955.
Farrah Tomazin Daniel Andrews is Victoria’s new premier, consigning Denis Napthine’s Coalition to being the state’s first one-term government in 60 years.
Farrah Tomazin Hundreds of schools in Victoria contain asbestos, says a WorkSafe audit, and immediate action must be taken to remove it.