A 15-year-old boy has died after he was bitten on the legs by a shark while surfing on the NSW mid-north coast today. He was pulled to shore by boardriders nearby but could not be revived.
The heartbroken family of a great-grandfather who died of coronavirus has revealed how they never got to say goodbye to the beloved 90-year-old.
Melburnians who break the rules and stay in their coastal holiday homes now risk being dobbed in to police by locals, or subjected to the same stay-at-home restrictions as they would face in the city.
Harrowing research has revealed driving while hungover may be as dangerous as getting behind the wheel when drunk — and this group may be more predisposed to bad hangovers than others.
Meghan Markle never wanted to stay in Britain, a leading royal expert claims, despite marrying Prince Harry and millions of public money spent on what was to be the couple’s new home.
James Macsmith, Nathan Vass
There can be no greater political failures than for a government to expose the public to unnecessary risk, and even worse, real harm, writes Paul Murray.
The mysterious outback murder of Peter Falconio enthralled audiences across two nations, but questions and inconsistencies have persisted long after the man convicted of his killing was put behind bars.
Jason Kimberley has dedicated much of his life to educating Australians on the importance of economic, environmental and social sustainability — and now he opens up on the moment he knew he needed to do something to save our planet.
Victoria has recorded another concerning jump in coronavirus cases and man has died as the state grapples with an outbreak spreading within the community.
Premier Daniel Andrews has escaped many scandals unscathed. Some say he has an instinct for sounding committed while dancing away from damning truths. His critics call it arrogance but his true test will be dealing with the catastrophic failures that let coronavirus back into Melbourne.
They were seen as state-of-the-art when they were built in the 1960s and 70s and made global headlines when 3000 residents were locked inside to help fight the spread of coronavirus but what does the future hold for Melbourne’s public housing towers?
Broady Town Hall, the ‘G and Phillip Island’s Penguin Parade Visitor Centre have starred at Victorian architecture’s night of nights. See the impressive designs that took out our top gongs.
With many of Melbourne’s small businesses now bracing for another round of financial strain, we’ve compiled everything you need to know about accessing the latest government assistance.
With the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic unravelling, Labor MPs are quietly talking about whether Dan Andrews is the right person to take them to the next election, writes James Campbell.
Some of the state’s wealthiest private schoolare receiving generous JobKeeper payments, in addition to multimillion-dollar federal handouts, pricey fees and generous alumni donations. Here’s how.
By Susie O'Brien
A mammoth $1 billion upgrade to the Cranbourne line is finally underway, with buses to replace trains during a five-day construction blitz. Here’s how it will change commuters’ trips.
A man who was shot dead near his caravan in Corio was wearing a bulletproof vest but an essential safety panel was missing. As police hunt for clues to the killing, they are investigating whether it was a game gone wrong.
A late-night birthday trip to KFC turned into an expensive affair for a group of Melbourne residents after they were hit with $26,000 in fines for breaching coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
Victoria’s new coronavirus case tally is the nation’s biggest daily increase since the pandemic began, and boosts the active case numbers in the State to more than 1000.
If you bought a Powerball ticket for last night’s draw on the Mornington Peninsula, you might want to check your numbers. A lucky Victorian has won the $80 million prize, but mystery surrounds their identity.
A Brighton schoolboy desperately attempted to stop horrific anti-Semitic chants and neo-Nazi graffiti by his classmates. But he was instead suspended after trying to report a fellow student who taunted him with a swastika.
A leading Melbourne retail advocate and former Perth resident Chrissie Maus says Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews should step aside after shocking hotel quarantine blunders. LISTEN LIVE AT 8.45AM.
The public housing tower residents have emerged after being forced into a five-day hard lockdown. While some said they had food to last them weeks, others described the isolation as “hell” and “like a prison”.
Brianna Travers and Josh Fagan
Six weeks stuck at home seems like a lifetime right now — but we’ve got you covered with our daily Lockdown Life series, starting with these cute animal pictures. 42 DAYS TO GO
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