How do you know if your cash is the real deal? Burn it, and if it burns blue, it's fake... at least according to a scam doing the rounds in country Victoria.
Neelima Choahan is a journalist at The Age, covering general news and is passionate about social issues.
People are increasingly looking to DIY fundraising to ensure that their dollars end up where it counts.
Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has been forced to step in after a stroke victim was issued a parking fine despite a note from an Ambulance Victoria officer clearly stating the owner of the car had been taken to hospital.
Two Melton men, one in his teens, have been charged over an alleged daylight home invasion in Hillside on Tuesday which left a woman with a suspected broken nose.
A mother and daughter injured after a car smashed into their two-storey house.
Melbourne's famous and much loved gorilla, Mzuri, has died in France at the age of 32.
There are reports of major delays with up to 23 trams lined up at the Domain Interchange.
A West Melbourne man has been charged with multiple offences after a brawl at Melbourne Central.
A stroke survivor and her partner have been forced to auction personal items and survive on Salvation Army food vouchers after Centrelink suddenly cut off their carer payments after a brief assessment over the phone.
A woman who was shot dead by the father of her children on Anzac Day sacrificed her life to save her children, her grieving sister says.