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'Missing link' in ring road to flood Eastern Freeway with traffic

'Missing link' in ring road to flood Eastern Freeway with traffic

The Eastern Freeway will carry up to 282,000 cars and trucks a day at its busiest point once the North East Link opens, 95,000 more than at present, modelling says.

  • by Adam Carey

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Bill Shorten fires up union base at Victorian Labor conference
ALP

Bill Shorten fires up union base at Victorian Labor conference

Opposition leader portrays Australia as increasingly economically divided in rousing address to party faithful.

  • by Adam Carey
Calls for scepticism on self-driving cars amid bus firm roll-out
Road safety

Calls for scepticism on self-driving cars amid bus firm roll-out

Safety benefits of autonomous vehicles are overstated, with widely-held belief that they will avoid 90 per cent of road deaths yet to be proven, report warns.

  • by Timna Jacks
Labor vows to jail bosses over workplace deaths
ALP

Labor vows to jail bosses over workplace deaths

Employers face lengthy jail terms over deaths in their workplaces,

  • by Noel Towell
Business can only blame itself for Andrews' looming wage theft laws
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Industrial relations

Business can only blame itself for Andrews' looming wage theft laws

It was unthinkable, even just a few years ago, that a government in Australia would introduce laws to make the deliberate underpayment of wages a crime

  • by Ben Schneiders
'It does matter': Gender on agenda not a problem for new lord mayor
Local council

'It does matter': Gender on agenda not a problem for new lord mayor

She says it's 'got to be significant' but, for now at least, the focus on her being a female lord mayor of Melbourne isn't an issue for Sally Capp.

  • by Clay Lucas
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Family first: Labor candidate drops out after seat becomes Lib zone
ALP

Family first: Labor candidate drops out after seat becomes Lib zone

Labor's hopes of winning a key Victorian federal seat, dented by proposed boundary changes, have been further damaged after their candidate decided not to stand, fearing the toll it would take on her young family.

  • by Benjamin Preiss
Melbourne's new lord mayor Sally Capp sworn in at Town Hall
Local council

Melbourne's new lord mayor Sally Capp sworn in at Town Hall

New lord mayor Sally Capp sworn in at Town Hall

  • by Craig Butt & Clay Lucas
Liberal insider at centre of 'Lobstergate' scandal still active in party
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Victorian election

Liberal insider at centre of 'Lobstergate' scandal still active in party

The Liberal insider who tried to funnel donations from an alleged Mafia boss to help Matthew Guy is still an active party member.

  • by Farrah Tomazin & Nick McKenzie
Bloodstains, spanner and signs of struggle at Airbnb house after man's death, court told
Courts

Bloodstains, spanner and signs of struggle at Airbnb house after man's death, court told

Medical examination of the three men charged over Ramis Jonuzi's death found the trio had injuries consistent with an assault.

  • by Adam Cooper
Price range anxiety: Victorians' concerns about housing rise sharply
Affordable housing

Price range anxiety: Victorians' concerns about housing rise sharply

A long-running survey has found Victorians' concerns about housing have risen sharply under the Andrews government.

  • by Adam Carey & Debbie Cuthbertson