Richard Willingham The gap between Victorian country students and their city peers is getting wider, with the state's Education Department failing to provide high-quality education for all students, Auditor-General...
Richard Willingham and Josh Gordon Denis Napthine has been accused of being "asleep at the wheel" over the future of the car industry, with his South Australian counterpart accusing him of refusing to acknowledge, in private...
Richard Willingham Thousands of pubs, bottle shops, restaurants and pokies venues are going unchecked.
Richard Baker, Nick McKenzie, Richard Willingham The Victorian government has launched an investigation into the sources of media leaks about the hiring and spending practices at its controversial new water agency.
Richard Willingham Victoria's dangerously overcrowded prisons will increase the number of prisoner deaths and violent incidents, the state's independent watchdog has warned in a scathing report.
Richard Willingham Premier Denis Napthine has declared there are limits on freedom of speech, with racial vilification never welcome in Victoria.
Richard Willingham Round-the-clock inspections of gambling and liquor at Crown Casino may be scrapped as the state's regulator reviews its operations under budget pressure.
Richard Willingham Victoria's public sector continues to be littered with conflicts of interest, in particular claims of nepotism and favouritism, despite repeated investigations into the problem, the state's...
Richard Willingham New anti-protest move-on laws will help remove anti-abortion protesters from the front of a clinic in the city, the Lord Mayor Robert Doyle says.
James Massola and Richard Willingham Federal Liberal MPs fear the bitter Victorian preselection for Kew could cost the party votes.
Richard Willingham Pubs and clubs in country Victoria, including Bendigo and Ballarat, are going largely unchecked by liquor and gaming inspectors because of cuts to the state's alcohol and gaming authority.
Richard Willingham Over the past weeks Premier Denis Napthine has been asked what Plan B was for senior cabinet minister Mary Wooldridge should she lose preselection in Kew to Tim Smith.
Richard Willingham Victorian Premier Denis Napthine's election campaign has been dealt an embarrassing blow, with senior minister Mary Wooldridge losing preselection for the state seat of Kew.
Richard Willingham Future White Night festivals could begin on a Friday night to help more people, particularly families, enjoy the event, Premier Denis Napthine says.
Richard Willingham Highly sensitive information about Victorian child-protection cases will be managed by a private company, possibly overseas, under changes made by the Napthine government.
Beau Donelly and Richard Willingham The Victorian economy has been dealt yet another blow with Telstra slashing more than 300 jobs in Melbourne.
Richard Willingham and Josh Gordon Napthine government credited with saving up to 2700 jobs at SPC Ardmona after it chipped in $22m to keep fruit processor operating in the Goulburn Valley.
Richard Willingham Wave of relief and some loud cheers swept across Shepparton with news that the city's second-biggest employer had been thrown a lifeline.
Richard Willingham The future of SPC Ardmona in Shepparton has been secured with the Napthine government offering the company a $22 million lifeline as part of a $100 million investment with the company.
Richard Willingham The news for Toyota's workers came just after 4.30pm. It was greeted with tearful shock but for many the decision had been coming for some time.