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Victoria urges Josh Frydenberg to secure better funding deal

Victoria urges Josh Frydenberg to secure better funding deal

Victoria is hoping the newly elected treasurer will serve a greater slice of the federal infrastructure funding pie.

  • by Benjamin Preiss

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Big data is an unguarded corner of democracy
Opinion
Victoria Votes

Big data is an unguarded corner of democracy

The use by political parties of data collection software is almost completely unregulated.

  • by Julia Thornton
Much unfinished business as 58th Parliament concludes
Analysis
Victorian election

Much unfinished business as 58th Parliament concludes

The stagnation that brought the final sitting of state parliament to a close offered a stark contrast to the controversies and dramatic episodes that gripped Spring Street throughout the Andrews government's first term.

  • by Benjamin Preiss
Rinehart's $2.7 billion court case against Victoria rejected
Gas

Rinehart's $2.7 billion court case against Victoria rejected

Oil and gas company loses multi-billion dollar court challenge to state's fracking ban.

  • by Noel Towell & Benjamin Preiss
Ex-Victorian Greens leader Greg Barber bites back at Liberal MP, ABC
Greens

Ex-Victorian Greens leader Greg Barber bites back at Liberal MP, ABC

Former Greens leader takes on Liberal MP and national broadcaster over bullying row.

  • by Noel Towell
Geelong cash splash: Andrews honours pre-election tradition
Victorian election

Geelong cash splash: Andrews honours pre-election tradition

Premier Daniel Andrews took to Geelong as he vies for voters ahead of the November poll.

  • by Benjamin Preiss
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New population growth figures prove what Melburnians have long suspected
Victoria Votes

New population growth figures prove what Melburnians have long suspected

Melbourne is a city on steroids, often without the infrastructure to cope with the population boom.

  • by Clay Lucas
Guy calls for 'tough, honest conversations' on population growth
Victorian election

Guy calls for 'tough, honest conversations' on population growth

A Coalition government would limit populations in booming urban areas struggling with demand for infrastructure despite previously pledging to open up 290,000 residential lots in outer growth corridors.

  • by Benjamin Preiss & Simone Fox Koob
City's continued sprawl costing those with the least the most
Victoria Votes

City's continued sprawl costing those with the least the most

Melbourne’s continued sprawl outwards is forcing disadvantaged families to pay the most for transport and other services when they can least afford it.

  • by Clay Lucas
Record number of arrests as Victoria's crime drops 7 per cent
Victoria Votes

Record number of arrests as Victoria's crime drops 7 per cent

Crime rate falls again but Opposition vows a 'referendum' on law-and-order in November.

  • by Noel Towell & Craig Butt
'Redshirts' MPs will get a questionnaire, not formal interview, over $1.3m scandal
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Victoria Police

'Redshirts' MPs will get a questionnaire, not formal interview, over $1.3m scandal

Andrews government MPs will be asked to respond in writing to questions from police about their involvement in the 'red shirts' affair in what appears to be a striking contrast to last month's dawn raids on 17 Labor staffers who were arrested and interviewed.

  • by Cameron Houston & Benjamin Preiss