Victorian

Your mental health Victorian big business will pay more than $800 million a year to fund an overhaul of the state’s mental health system. The budget includes $3,.8b over four years to improve Victorians’...

More than 9000 Victorian businesses will be slugged with a new tax to help the state government deliver a multi-billion boost to mental health that Treasurer Tim Pallas described as generational reform. The...

Federal Defence Minister Peter Dutton has shot down a Victorian plan to build a Commonwealth-funded quarantine facility in Melbourne’s north, just a day after it was announced by acting Premier James...

A Victorian man contracted COVID-19 in a Perth quarantine hotel before travelling to Melbourne this week. The man arrived in Melbourne on April 21 and was advised immediately upon his arrival that he was...

A Victorian man contracted COVID-19 in a Perth quarantine hotel before travelling to Melbourne this week. The man arrived in Melbourne on April 21 and was advised immediately upon his arrival that he was...

Victorian hospitals are scouring patient records for cases linked to an extremely rare clotting disorder that has been associated with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Jim Buttery, head of epidemiology...

Liberal leader Michael O’Brien has clung to power after a motion for a leadership vote was defeated by 22 votes 9 to in a party room meeting at Parliament House. Almost one third of the 31 Liberal MPs...

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has been discharged from hospital to begin his rehabilitation for a spinal injury at home, The Alfred’s director of trauma services Professor Mark Fitzgerald said in...

Victorian state school families spent more than $400 million last year in “parent payments” on education essentials, sparking protests that the money is being used to compensate for the chronic under-funding...

The number of Victorians dying of drug overdoses has risen consistently over the past decade, with 4365 drug users dying between 2010 and 2019, the vast majority having overdosed on more than one substance. A...

The number of Victorians dying of drug overdoses has risen consistently over the past decade, with 4365 drug users dying between 2010 and 2019, the vast majority having overdosed on more than one substance. A...

“The best of friends in the sight of Allah (Most High) is the one who is best to his friend, and the best of neighbours in the sight of Allah (Most High) is the one who is best to his neighbour.” ...

The Victorian Liberals are fighting an Andrews government decision that has stripped local councils of their power to make planning decisions on the construction of thousands of new social housing units. The...

As a state MP for 15 years and Victoria’s deputy premier from 1999 to 2007, John Thwaites was constantly in the public eye but after politics he has flourished in academia as a sustainability advocate. Professor...

Eerie pictures show a farmhouse left abandoned exactly as it was 60 years ago – as photographer reveals why he will keep the location secret forever Abandoned farmhouse was found in rural Victoria...

Victorian politicians have been denied access to a historical pension scheme for MPs that would have netted some of them annual payments of more than $100,000 for the duration of their retirement. Serving...