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'Over the top': Victorian school cancels city camp after Bourke Street attack

'Over the top': Victorian school cancels city camp after Bourke Street attack

A Victorian school has cancelled its camp in Melbourne following the Bourke Street terror attack. Police have advised there is no threat for those visiting the city following Friday's incident.

  • by Simone Fox Koob

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'Coffee nourishment to the soul': Sisto Malaspina’s last-known interview
Terrorism

'Coffee nourishment to the soul': Sisto Malaspina’s last-known interview

Sisto Malaspina’s legacy for Melbourne’s cafe culture has been immortalised in his own words, captured in an interview just a fortnight before his tragic death.

  • by Ben Millar
New armed terror squad needed to take down attackers, specialist says
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Bourke Street

New armed terror squad needed to take down attackers, specialist says

A leading international security expert is calling on police to adopt a UK model of taking down terrorists with failings from Sydney’s Lindt siege attack yet to be learnt.

  • by Erin Pearson
Unfortunately, counter-terrorism has no quick fixes
Opinion
Opinion

Unfortunately, counter-terrorism has no quick fixes

We must ensure that we continue to strike an appropriate balance between civil liberties and security.

  • by Anthony Bergin
Feted as hero after life of crime, Trolley Man just wanted to do something right
Terrorism

Feted as hero after life of crime, Trolley Man just wanted to do something right

Melbourne's 'homeless hero' has one regret: that his grandmother didn't live to see him commit selfless act.

  • by Jewel Topsfield
Bourke Street attacker kept a low profile in lead-up to deadly rampage
Crime

Bourke Street attacker kept a low profile in lead-up to deadly rampage

The family of the man responsible for the Bourke Street attack has denied he had any connections with terrorism, arguing he was simply “crying for help”.

  • by Marissa Calligeros & Ben Millar
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'Unacceptable': Peter Dutton demands more co–operation from Muslim leaders on terrorism
Peter Dutton

'Unacceptable': Peter Dutton demands more co–operation from Muslim leaders on terrorism

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has thrown down the gauntlet at the Muslim community to work more closely with police to prevent terrorist attacks.

  • by Michael Koziol
Tributes flow for slain Pellegrini's part-owner Sisto Malaspina
Terrorism

Tributes flow for slain Pellegrini's part-owner Sisto Malaspina

Customers have remembered a warm, caring man who brightened their day.

'I got him but he didn't go down': Trolley Man tells how he rammed Bourke Street attacker
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Victoria Police

'I got him but he didn't go down': Trolley Man tells how he rammed Bourke Street attacker

The man hailed as a hero for ramming the knife-wielding Bourke Street attacker with a supermarket trolley has described how he acted instinctively.

  • by Goya Dmytryshchak & Nicole Precel
After three attacks, let's hope this isn't the 'new normal'
Opinion
Opinion

After three attacks, let's hope this isn't the 'new normal'

After the horror of Friday's vicious attack comes the sorrow and the fatigue.

  • by Michelle Griffin
How spies and police decide who needs watching - and who doesn't
Analysis
Analysis

How spies and police decide who needs watching - and who doesn't

If Bourke Street murderer Hassan Khalif Shire Ali had his passport cancelled because he wanted to fight with the so-called Islamic State in Syria, why was he assessed by intelligence authorities as not being a violent threat at home?

  • by David Wroe