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Homeless 'emergency': 40% of those needing housing help turned away

Homeless 'emergency': 40% of those needing housing help turned away

Victoria has the second worst record in the country for failing to meet the housing needs of vulnerable people, a report says.

  • by Adam Carey & Benjamin Preiss

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Government digs in on opposition to pill testing trial

Government digs in on opposition to pill testing trial

A group of cross-benchers is calling for a pill testing trial but the Andrews government and opposition won't endorse it, citing opposition from police.

  • by Benjamin Preiss & Adam Carey
Winds of change for Golden Plains as huge wind farm gets go-ahead

Winds of change for Golden Plains as huge wind farm gets go-ahead

A massive, 170-square kilometre wind farm near the small town of Rokewood in the state's south west has been approved by the Victorian government to help tackle the state's energy needs.

  • by Bianca Hall & Adam Carey
Plan hatched to return Moonee Ponds Creek to its natural state

Plan hatched to return Moonee Ponds Creek to its natural state

Thirteen groups are collaborating on a long-term plan to rehabilitate Moonee Ponds Creek, Melbourne's most brutalised waterway.

  • by Adam Carey
'Bloodletting': young Liberal powerbroker steps down after derogatory texts
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'Bloodletting': young Liberal powerbroker steps down after derogatory texts

Victorian Liberal steering committee chair Paul Mitchell quits in wake of scandal over insults about other party members revealed by The Age.

  • by Benjamin Preiss, Adam Carey & Joe Hinchliffe
Plans for our biggest wind farm get wings clipped for Brolga's sake

Plans for our biggest wind farm get wings clipped for Brolga's sake

Proposal to build Australia’s biggest wind farm has been scaled back by about 20% by the Victorian government, in a decision it says will protect the brolga.

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The top Victorian Libs are gone. But can the party save the furniture?

The top Victorian Libs are gone. But can the party save the furniture?

Labor is eyeing off as many as six federal seats it believes it can win at next year's election as the Liberals seek to put a horror period behind them.

  • by Adam Carey & Benjamin Preiss
Another senior Victorian Liberal falls on his sword
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Another senior Victorian Liberal falls on his sword

Nick Demiris has quit as the Victorian Liberal Party's state director.

  • by Benjamin Preiss & Adam Carey
Liberal powerbrokers should quit over racist, homophobic texts: Kennett, Baillieu

Liberal powerbrokers should quit over racist, homophobic texts: Kennett, Baillieu

Two former Victorian premiers have called for two Liberal powerbrokers to quit for swapping racist and homophobic insults about other party members.

  • by Adam Carey & Benjamin Preiss
'The Bernardi syndrome': Hinch cuts upper house MP from Victorian team

'The Bernardi syndrome': Hinch cuts upper house MP from Victorian team

Derryn Hinch has split with Catherine Cumming, one of his new Victorian MPs, just one week after she was elected. 

  • by Adam Carey
Watchdog charges former Labor MP's staffers over alleged printing rort

Watchdog charges former Labor MP's staffers over alleged printing rort

IBAC has charged three people who worked in the electorate office of former MP Khalil Eideh with several offences including fraud, perjury and conspiracy.

  • by Adam Carey & Benjamin Preiss