Victoria

The worrying trend of Victoria's ‘under-vaccinated' filling COVID wards

17 minutes ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Frontline Melbourne clinicians say many of the elderly COVID patients they are now treating were vaccinated, but haven't had a booster shot recently.
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Calls for parliamentary flood inquiry after chair quits

1 hour ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Calls for a parliamentary inquiry into the Maribyrnong River flood are being shrugged off by the Andrews government, despite separate motions from the Greens and the Coalition...
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From the Archives, 1983: Divers plunder historic Queenscliff shipwreck

3 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Forty years ago, a 141-year-old shipwreck, the William Salthouse, near Queenscliff was made a protected relic by the State Government in an effort to stop the damage caused by...
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Rail boss Campbell Rose gone from VicTrack after 12 months unexplained leave

4 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The chief executive of VicTrack, Campbell Rose, has left the government rail company following the failure of the Victorian government's bridge monitoring venture, Eloque.
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Stay indoors: Plastics factory burns in Keysborough

6 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Residents within two kilometres of Olive Grove were warned to take shelter as the fire took hold at plastics factory in Keysborough
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Why we should shatter Melbourne's concrete creeks

9 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

There are great opportunities around health and wellbeing, protecting wildlife and climate change adaptation if we work to create more natural urban waterways and catchments.
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‘Absolute disbelief': Melbourne Turkish community reeling as quake toll grows

17 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Melbourne's Turkish community is rallying around those affected by the earthquake in their homeland.
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Floods inquiry chair quits over role in swamped retirement village

18 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald   |   2 articles

The head of the Maribyrnong River flood inquiry has quit after The Age revealed his previous role in supporting planning changes that led to development near the river.
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Killer was delusional before murdering pregnant ex-partner, court hears

19 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Ben Coman faced the second day of a pre-sentence hearing on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to the 2021 murder of Michelle Darragh in the Bayswater North home they once shared...
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Merri-bek councillor resigns from Greens in solidarity with Lidia Thorpe

20 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

James Conlan said Thorpe had been abandoned by her own party and he was resigning in opposition to the Greens' rejection of grassroots democracy.
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Phil Lowe's future as RBA governor questioned by government MPs

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Man abandons woman at hospital with a gunshot wound

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Hugh Jackman shines in this uncompromisingly grim film about a fractured family

The Son tells the story of a broken family finding their way through the darkness. Oh, and Anthony Hopkins is only in it for 10 minutes - but that's all he needs. Read more ...

Bullets bag United assistant as new NBL head coach

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The Pill Club reaches $18.3 million Medicaid fraud settlement with California

The Pill Club, an online women's pharmacy, has reached an $18.3 million settlement with California authorities over claims it defrauded the state's Medicaid program by... Read more ...

Vitamin D Could Be Weapon Against Type 2 Diabetes

Vitamin D Could Be Weapon Against Type 2 Diabetes

New research finds vitamin D supplements may help those with prediabetes lower their chances of a full diabetes diagnosis. Read more ...

The Razzies have savaged Hollywood's biggest stars, but it's time to let them go

What was once an entertaining sideline to Hollywood's awards season now feels like it goes too often for easy targets and cheap shots. Read more ...

Harrison doubles down on Tszyu call

Tony Harrison has doubled down on his criticism of Tim Tszyu during a press conference in Sydney. Read more ...

Early work on Brisbane bottleneck puts motorists at risk

Long-awaited work to improve road and rail connections at Carseldine is forcing vehicles out of a car park and onto a crammed footpath. Read more ...