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'Maverick' Catholic Nun Banned From Speaking To Australian Church Over Progressive Views

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Sister Joan Chittester, a powerful voice for female empowerment within the Catholic church, claimed her invitation to speak at a conference in Melbourne next year has been withdrawn.

News

News

'This Is A Joke': Traffic Reporter Launches Into Spectacular On-Air Spray

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There may not be much congestion in the air but one traffic reporter has failed to hide his frustration with huge delays on the ground in Melbourne's south-west.

National

National

Man Arrested In Melbourne Terror Raids For Allegedly Planning 'Hostile Activities'

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A Melbourne man has been charged after allegedly planning to travel overseas to "engage in hostile activities".

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Updated

Belle Gibson Admits She Can't Pay $410k Fine

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Fake wellness blogger Belle Gibson has returned to court in Melbourne over her failure to pay a $410,000 fine.

Crime

Crime

Police Intensify Hunt For Melbourne's 'Pencil Stabber'

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Police have ramped up their search for a man who allegedly attacked an innocent bystander with pencils last month. 

Crime

Crime

Half-A-Million Dollar Reward For Melbourne Laneway Sexual Assault

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Police are offering a $500,000 reward for information after a woman was sexually assaulted in a laneway in Melbourne CBD last year.

Tech

Tech

Uber Air Trial Coming To Australia, Won't Cost More Than UberX

1 min read

Uber Air is coming down under. 

Crime

Crime

Aiia Maasarwe's Accused Killer To Front Court After Guilty Plea

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An aspiring rapper is scheduled to front Victoria's Supreme Court for the first time since pleading guilty to the rape and murder of international student Aiia Maasarwe.

Crime

Crime

Woman Jailed For 42 Years After Stabbing Melbourne Host In The Neck

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Bangladeshi student Momena Shoma who stabbed her Melbourne homestay host in an act of violent jihad has been jailed for 42 years.

National

National

Vigil Held For Yet Another Woman Murdered In Melbourne

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Family, friends and members of the public have turned out in their hundreds at a Melbourne Park to mourn murdered woman Courtney Herron.

The Project

The Project

Vigil To Be Held For Courtney Herron

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Ms Herron is the fourth woman to be killed in a public Melbourne place in the past year

National

National

Pick-Up Artist Shares 'Predatory' List Of Where To Pick Up Female 'Targets'

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A creepy list of the best 'game venues' to hit on women in Melbourne has been shared on a pick-up artist's forum.

Crime

Crime

Duo To Be Sentenced For Melbourne Wheelie Bin Murder

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A killer who strangled a man in a fit of jealousy and dumped the body in a Melbourne wheelie bin after he was invited for a threesome is due to be sentenced on Friday.

Crime

Crime

Real Estate Franchisee Apologises For Misusing More Than $800,000

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The head of six real estate franchises has pleaded guilty to for misusing money meant to be held for vendors.

Crime

Crime

Teen Who Planted Needles On Train Seat Walks Free

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A teenager has claimed he was drunk and "not thinking" when he allegedly planted dozens of needles on a public train seat. 

National

National

Human Remains Found On Rocks At Melbourne Beach

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Police have found what are believed to be human remains at a Melbourne beach, shocking local residents.

National

National

Courtney. Natalina. Aiia. Eurydice. What Is Happening In Melbourne?

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Sunday marked the fourth time in less than 12 months a woman's body was found in a public space in Melbourne.

Crime

Crime

More Social Housing Would Protect Women From Violence, Experts Plead

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Homeless women are more vulnerable to violence, experts say, as they plead for more social housing in the wake of another woman's death in Melbourne.

Crime

Crime

Courtney Herron's Suspected Murderer Has 'Possible Delusional Disorder', Lawyer Argues

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A man accused of killing 25-year-old Courtney Herron in a Melbourne park has a "possible delusional disorder", his lawyer has told a magistrate.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum's Pocket Money Hack Slammed By Parents Online

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

Updated

Updated

Man Charged Over Bashing Death Of Melbourne Woman Courtney Herron

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Police have arrested and charged a 27-year-old man of no fixed address with the murder of Melbourne woman Courtney Herron.

Updated

Updated

Tributes As Woman Found Dead In Melbourne Park Identified

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Devastated members of the public have begun laying tributes where a woman's body was found in a Melbourne park.

Crime

Crime

Body Of Woman Found In Inner-City Melbourne Park

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A police investigation is underway after a woman's body was found in Melbourne's Royal Park.

National

National

Why Do Sydneysiders Use Way More Water Than Melburnians Daily?

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It's a difference of about 30 per cent.

Crime

Crime

Arrests Made Over Two Alleged Historical Abduction, Sexual Assaults

1 min read

Two men have been charged with the alleged abduction and sexual assault of two women in Melbourne more than 30 years ago.

National

National

Stunning Jacinda Ardern Silo Mural Unveiled In Melbourne

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A huge mural of NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugging a mourner at a mosque after the Christchurch terror attack has been unveiled in Melbourne.

National

National

$50K Reward To Catch 'Immature' Pranksters Laying Traps For Cyclists

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Victoria Police is stumping up cash to step up its hunt for people who have laid tacks on popular bicycle tracks in inner Melbourne.

Crime

Crime

Man Allegedly Floods Hotel With 400,000 Litres Of Water, Found Holding Mop

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A man allegedly flooded a Melbourne hotel with 400,000 litres of water by opening fire hydrants on 18 floors. 

News

News

Calls For Fines After 'Dead Body' Stickers Plastered On Woolworths Meat Products

1 min read

Activists are being criticised for placing 'warning' stickers on packets of chicken at supermarkets in Melbourne.

Anthony Albanese

Anthony Albanese

Inland Rail Is A Train Wreck. This Is The Only Way To Get It Back On Track

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When governments spend billions of dollars of public money on major transport projects, it is critical that they get the details right.

News

News

Memorial Fund For Natalina Angok Raises Thousands In Less Than 24 Hours

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The family of murdered Melbourne woman Natalina Angok is raising money in hopes of returning her body to her birthplace of South Sudan.

Crime

Crime

Apartment Raided After Counter-Terrorism Arrest At Melbourne Church

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Counter-terrorism police have raided a residential building in Melbourne's north following an earlier arrest at a church.

Crime

Crime

Two Women Injured In Melbourne Acid Attack

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Two women are in hospital after having acid thrown on them in Melbourne's south-east.

National

National

The Bank Of Mum And Dad Is Stepping In To Fund Kids' Home Ownership

2 min read

When it comes to cracking into the property market, parents are lending a bigger helping hand than ever before.

National

National

Baby Girl Dies Just Days After Phone With 'All Memories' Of Her Was Stolen

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Just days after her parents made an appeal for a stolen phone containing irreplaceable family photos, 11-month-old Amiyah Windross died in hospital.

National

National

Hold Your Horses! 'Live' Animals On Freeway Not What People First Thought

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Photos appearing to show two live horses strapped to a trailer on a Melbourne freeway certainly stir-rupped some controversy.

Crime

Crime

Woman Arrested After Allegedly Smuggling 19 Lizards In Her Luggage

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A Japanese woman, 27, has been arrested after 19 native reptiles were found in her suitcase at Melbourne International Airport.

Crime

Crime

Man Arrested After Woman Allegedly Groped At Melbourne Bar

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Police have arrested a 41-year-old man over the alleged sexual assault of a woman at a bar in Melbourne's St Kilda two months ago. 

National

National

Parents Plead For Missing Phone Holding 'All Memories' Of Their Sick Baby Daughter

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Two parents have issued an emotional plea on Facebook for their missing mobile phone, believed to have been picked up at a Melbourne shopping centre on Saturday.

Crime

Crime

Hunt For Perpetrators Of Brutal Gang Rape Of Year 12 Student

3 min read

The cold case abduction and brutal gang rape of a young Victorian school girl has baffled detectives for more than three decades.

Crime

Crime

Elderly Woman Pulled Off Walker And Repeatedly Kicked In Shocking Attack

1 min read

WARNING: Some viewers may find the following footage distressing.

News

News

Chaos For Melbourne Commuters After Pedestrian Hit By Train

1 min read

Melbourne's train network has descended into chaos after a pedestrian was fatally hit by a train in the city's south-east. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Newlyweds Shamed For 'Pathetic' Wedding Spread

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Crime

Crime

Police Investigating Melbourne Woman's Murder Discount Last Reported Sighting

2 min read

It has now been almost one week since the body of Vicki Ramadan, 77, was discovered inside her home north-west of Melbourne.

News

News

CBD Chaos: Massive Protest Shuts Down Melbourne

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An expected 170,000 people have rallied in Melbourne for better work conditions, the second protest in two days to shut down the city as trade unions push their Change The Rules campaign.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Dear Vegans: Your 'Peaceful Protests' Don't Inspire Me To Save Animals

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If you thought your Monday morning commute was a drag, spare a thought for those held up in Melbourne’s CBD by more than 100 animal activists conducting what they called a “peaceful” peak-hour protest.

Crime

Crime

Police Issue Grim Warning For Neighbours After Elderly Woman Found Dead With Injuries

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An elderly woman found dead inside her home north-west of Melbourne had not been seen for more than a week before her body was discovered with "some injuries", police have confirmed.

Crime

Crime

Body Of Elderly Woman Found Inside Home In Suspicious Circumstances

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An elderly woman's body has been discovered inside her home in a quiet suburban street of Sydenham, north-west of Melbourne.

National

National

New Details Emerge After Woman Was Allegedly Tortured And Held Hostage

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A woman who was allegedly held hostage, raped and tortured for four days was saved by her friends who contacted her captor over Facebook. 

Crime

Crime

Taxi Driver Jailed For Running Over Passenger After Argument

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A moment of panic saw Melbourne taxi driver Amenpreed Ratol mow down his own passenger after a fight over directions.

Crime

Crime

Police Hunt For Culprit Behind 'Incredibly Disturbing' Bashing Of Melbourne Tourist

1 min read

An American tourist has been left needing brain surgery after a vicious attack in the north of Melbourne.

Breaking

Breaking

Flinders Street Terrorist Saeed Noori Sentenced To Life In Prison

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The man who killed one person and injured 17 others when he drove through a busy intersection on Flinders Street Melbourne has been sentenced to life in prison.

National

National

Melbourne Train Evacuated Over Gun Case Reports, Turns Out To Be Sports Duffel Bag

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A Melbourne train station was evacuated over reports of a possible gun sighting, only for police to discover it was a busker's sports bag.

10 News First

10 News First

Funeral Thief Released On Bail After Being Sentenced To Jail

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A gambling addict who stole more than $7000 of funeral donations has walked free from court, an hour after being sentenced to 15 months jail.

World

World

Huge Comedy Charity Gig For Christchurch Terror Recovery

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Australia's biggest comedians are coming together -- with a few international friends -- to perform a massive show in support of those affected by the Christchurch terror attack.

James Norman

James Norman

Why Melbourne Is The Only City In Australia I Would Live In

4 min read

It's only been four short months since the Victoria state election, but the results from last weekend's NSW election make the two states seem worlds apart.

Crime

Crime

Man Buys Kebab From Van Then Tries To Rob The Place With A Gun, Police Claim

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A man allegedly tried to rob a kebab van after buying some food from it not long before, but was chased away by the van's vendor.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Far Out Time Out, The Way You Rank Cities Is All Wrong

6 min read

Okay people, let’s all just calm down for a moment, shall we?

National

National

A Poll Just Ranked Sydney The 10th Worst City In The World

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Time Out magazine has ranked Sydney the 10th worst city in the world, while arch-rival Melbourne came out second best.

George Pell

George Pell

'You Don't Get A Discount Because You're Elderly, That's Ridiculous'

2 min read

A child abuse victim and advocate has been left dismayed at the "outrageous" sentence delivered to George Pell, saying the Cardinal's jail term was a "disgrace".

Crime

Crime

Gang Of Six Men Assault Two Women In String Of Melbourne CBD Attacks

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Two men have been arrested after a string of robberies and assaults across Melbourne's CBD over the weekend, on the first night of the annual Moomba festival.

Crime

Crime

Another Man Shot Dead In Melbourne, The Fifth This Month

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Another person has died following a shooting on a Melbourne street overnight, bringing the total to five deaths this month alone.

Updated

Updated

Police Hunt Man After Mother And Baby Son Attacked With Wooden Stake

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Police have released an image of a man they are searching for after a mother and baby were attacked on Tuesday.

Crime

Crime

Gunmen At Large After Melbourne Boxing Match Murder

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One man has died and two others have suffered gunshot wounds during a targeted attack at a boxing event in Melbourne on Friday night.

Crime

Crime

'Lawyer X' Police Informant Revealed As Gangland Barrister Nicola Gobbo

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The identity of Lawyer X, whose information helped convict gangland criminals and drug traffickers, has been revealed as prominent criminal barrister Nicola Gobbo.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Funeral Companies Sue Pastor After He 'Resurrected' A Dead Man

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

News

News

Man Suffers Broken Leg After Falling Into Grave

1 min read

A cemetery worker has suffered a broken leg after falling into a freshly dug grave in Melbourne's northeast.

National

National

Another Overhead Sign Has Fallen On A Melbourne Freeway

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Less than two months after a Melbourne driver was lucky to escape major injury when a giant road sign fell and crushed her car, another sign has fallen on the same busy freeway.

Crime

Crime

Cyber Ransom Attacks On The Rise, As Toyota And Melbourne Hospital Become Latest Victims

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A major Melbourne hospital and car manufacturer Toyota have had their systems infiltrated by hackers. 

News

News

Hot Air Balloons Land On Main Road And Backyard

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Passengers and crew have escaped injury after two hot air balloons made emergency landings in Melbourne's east. 

Sport

Sport

Big Bash Final: Renegades Win After Stunning Fightback

2 min read

An incredible comeback win in the all-Melbourne Big Bash final has seen the Renegades win their first title.

National

National

WATCH: Cashier Jumps Counter To Escape Hatchet-Wielding Robber

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A terrified supermarket worker in Melbourne's inner suburbs was forced to jump over a counter and flee the store when a hatchet-wielding man allegedly confronted him inside.

News

News

Look Out Melbourne, Fearless Girl Is Coming To Town

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She faced off against the Charging Bull on Wall Street, now Fearless Girl will take her place in Federation Square.

News

News

Hundreds Of Parents Back Principal Who Dragged Student By The Arm

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More than 700 parents have signed a petition calling for a Melbourne principal to be reinstated after a video emerged of him dragging a primary school-aged pupil along the ground.

National

National

'You Should Have Died In Auschwitz': Melbourne Rabbi Abused In Anti-Semitic Rant

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A Melbourne rabbi has been left "terrified" after being blasted with a shocking anti-Semitic rant while driving, in which he was told he "should have died in Auschwitz".

Crime

Crime

'You Will Never Be Forgiven': Bourke Street Killer Faces Families Of Victims In Court

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Family members of the Bourke Street rampage dead shared the first victim impact statements on Tuesday, speaking of their grief and sorrow in front of the man responsible.

National

National

Melbourne To Swelter Through Hottest Day On Record Since Black Saturday

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Melbourne is expected to swelter through its hottest day in nearly a decade.

News

News

Heartbreaking Scenes As Aiia's Body Returns Home

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Cars displaying black flags jammed streets as mourners gathered to farewell murdered student Aiia Masarwa, who was laid to rest near Tel Aviv on Wednesday.

National

National

Aiia Masarwa's Father On The Moment He Found Out His 'Angel' Had Been Murdered

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After Saeed Masarwa had not heard from his daughter in 12 hours, he knew something was wrong.

National

National

Exclusive: Aiia Masarwa's Father Hopes His Daughter Is 'In Paradise'

2 min read

It was a trip no father should ever have to make.

Crime

Crime

Court Hears Aiia Maasarwe's Alleged Killer May Be 'Vulnerable'

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A 20-year-old man accused of the rape and murder of international student Aiia Maasarwe has fronted a brief court hearing.  

National

National

Cafe Offers Discount To Customers Who Give Up Their Phones While Dining

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From February, Saint James Cafe in Melbourne will offer a discount to customers who agree to have their phones packed away.

National

National

Hundreds Gather In Silent Vigil For Aiia Maasarwe

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Hundreds of people have attended a vigil for murdered international student, Aiia Maasarwe.

Updated

Updated

Man Arrested Over Brutal Murder Of Aiia Maasarwe

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A 20-year-old man has been arrested over the brutal murder of Arab-Israeli exchange student Aiia Maasarwe. 

Updated

Updated

Photo Reveals Aiia Maasarwe’s Final Hours

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Aiia Maasarwe spent her final hours learning English with friends in a park.

National

National

Derryn Hinch Cops Backlash For 'Grotesque' Tweet Over Student's Murder

2 min read

Senator Derryn Hinch has copped backlash for apparently revealing undisclosed details of the murder of Arab-Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe on social media.

National

National

Last Images Of Student Murdered In 'Horrendous' Attack

2 min read

Homicide detectives have released CCTV images of a 21-year-old exchange student who was killed in Melbourne's north as they desperately plead for information from the public.

National

National

'My Heart Aches': Tributes For Exchange Student Killed In Melbourne

2 min read

The woman whose body was found outside a shopping centre in Melbourne's north was an Israeli exchange student in her 20s, according to Israeli media. 

Updated

Updated

Body Found Near Melbourne Shopping Centre Being Treated As 'Suspicious'

1 min read

Authorities are investigating after discovering the body of a woman near a shopping centre in Melbourne's north.

Sport

Sport

AFL Star Majak Daw Says He Feels 'Blessed' After Bridge Fall

1 min read

After falling from a bridge last month, AFL player Majak Daw has thanked fans for their support and revealed he is on the mend.

Crime

Crime

Teenager Charged Over Needles Embedded In Train Seat

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A teenager has been charged after a commuter sat on about 20 needles poking out of a seat on a Melbourne train, with one puncturing his bottom.

National

National

Mother Thankful After Surviving Sign Falling On Her Car

1 min read

The woman whose car was hit and crushed by a huge freeway sign that fell from a gantry in Melbourne says she's thanking whoever was watching over her that day.

National

National

Man Charged Over Suspicious Packages Sent To Consulates

2 min read

A 48-year-old from northern Victoria has been arrested and charged over dozens of suspicious packages that were delivered to embassies and consulates throughout Australia.

Politics

Politics

Fraser Anning Used A British Rapper In An 'African Gangs' Meme

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A picture of British rap group Smoke Boys has been used in a meme posted by senator Fraser Anning critical of African gangs.

National

National

Suspicious Packages Delivered To Multiple Foreign Consulates In Melbourne And ACT

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Police are investigating after suspicious packages were delivered to a number of foreign consulates in Melbourne's CBD and the ACT.

Crime

Crime

'A Word Of Warning': Needles Found Embedded In Melbourne Train Seats

1 min read

Less than ten days into the year and needles have made their way back into headlines.

National

National

Giant Road Sign Collapses Onto Car On Freeway

1 min read

A giant road sign has fallen and crushed a car on one of Melbourne's busiest freeways, leaving the driver lucky to escape major injury. 

National

National

Rock Band Calls Out St Kilda Protester For Pairing Their T-Shirt With Nazi Helmet

2 min read

A man wearing a band t-shirt while attending this weekend's far-right protest in Melbourne has been told -- not so subtly -- by the group that they do not support his views.

Politics

Politics

PM Condemns 'Ugly Racial Protests' At St Kilda, But Not Fraser Anning

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thanked police for dealing with "ugly racial protests" organised by far-right groups in Melbourne, but stopped short of condemning an independent Senator who attended them. 

Updated

Updated

Police On Alert After Far-Right And Anti-Racist Groups Clash In St Kilda

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A day after stemming violence on St Kilda's foreshore between right-wing groups and anti-racism campaigners, police will have a strong presence at another Melbourne event.