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Independent MP Rachel Carling-Jenkins to make a move down

Independent MP Rachel Carling-Jenkins to make a move down

She will take on Victoria's Treasurer in his safe seat of Werribee.

  • by Christine McGinn

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Firefighters union boss says there is no secret recording of Andrews
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Firefighters union boss says there is no secret recording of Andrews

Peter Marshall has sworn on oath that there is no "secret deal" between him and Daniel Andrews.

  • by Noel Towell & Benjamin Preiss
Labor promises $220m to rebuild TAFE campuses in election sweetener
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Labor promises $220m to rebuild TAFE campuses in election sweetener

Victoria’s Tafe colleges will receive $220 million to rebuild campuses and facilities.

  • by Benjamin Preiss
'Cowboys': Victorians warned as solar scammers ride into town
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'Cowboys': Victorians warned as solar scammers ride into town

Legitimate operators call it the 'solar rollercoaster' - shonks who are ripping customers off by cashing in on the state government's solar subsidies.

  • by Noel Towell & Joe Hinchliffe
'Someone will die': Plea to scrap jail terms for emergency assaults
Crime

'Someone will die': Plea to scrap jail terms for emergency assaults

Community lawyers and health workers have made an eleventh-hour plea to the Andrews government to scrap mandatory sentencing for attacks on emergency workers.

  • by Adam Carey
Matthew Guy promises 'revolution' for autism support services
Victorian election

Matthew Guy promises 'revolution' for autism support services

A 24-hour autism helpline and a $4 million increase for early diagnosis services are among the Opposition's promises.

  • by Benjamin Preiss
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Young, single, suburban: mapping Melbourne's homelessness problem
Victorian election

Young, single, suburban: mapping Melbourne's homelessness problem

Melbourne's homeless population has been mapped using census data, revealing a corridor of homelessness from the western suburbs to the south-east.

  • by Adam Carey
Station parking boost promised as consortium pitches airport rail link
Public transport

Station parking boost promised as consortium pitches airport rail link

As the Andrews government promises to spend $150 million building 11,000 new station car parks, a superannuation fund has offered $5 billion for airport rail.

  • by Adam Carey
Reason candidate Laura Chipp takes a different tack on youth crime
Victorian election

Reason candidate Laura Chipp takes a different tack on youth crime

Laura Chipp vows to inject a sense of honesty into the Victorian Parliament if she is elected in November.

  • by Benjamin Preiss
Big data: Political groups aim to win by homing in on small details
Victorian election

Big data: Political groups aim to win by homing in on small details

Political parties and interest groups are creating intricate profiles to sway undecided voters at the November election.

  • by Benjamin Preiss
Why I can’t make any economic sense out of the battery subsidy plan
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Why I can’t make any economic sense out of the battery subsidy plan

A careful analysis of the government's battery plan suggests it will take 24 years to get your money back.

  • by Paul Higgins