Talking Melbourne

Death row pair's island transfer

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran in 2011.

Danielle Galvin 10:04 AM   A lawyer for the Bali nine duo has vowed to continue their legal fight as they make their way to the island for execution.

Key officials sacked

The Lost Dogs Home is currently the subject of an inquiry.

6:53 PM   The sacked former Managing Director of the Lost Dogs Home says he’ll challenge the decision.

Koala cull in Cape Otway

The koalas were over-populated in the area.

11:56 AM   A koala expert says the culling of more than 700 koalas was necessary because they were "falling out of the trees due to starvation".

Bring on the octagon

Cage fighting is coming to Victoria.

6:03 PM   Victorian Sports Minister John Eren has defended the Government’s decision to give cage fighting the green light.

Curse of the Rumour File

The cost of stamps is set to rise, and it was first heard on the Rumour File.

8:55 AM   Australia Post has found enough trouble for itself, but we've got some bad news, now they're cursed by the Rumour File.

'Get rid of pies and hot dogs'

Not everybody is happy with the MCC's decision to slash the price of a hot dog.

Jake Bourke 12:14 PM   Healthy living network slams MCC's decision to slash the price of a pie and coke at the MCG.

Uni students late-night scare

The passageway from Glenferrie Station to the university.

4:40 PM   Young female uni students in the inner suburbs say they don't feel safe travelling home alone at night, in the latest Your Town series.

Stevedores face rent increase

The Port of Melbourne.

1:32 PM   A rent increase of almost 800 per cent at the nation's busiest container port would have devastating ramifications, industry leaders say.


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Small Business Success Awards

Momentum Small Business Awards

Momentum and 3AW reward Small Business success and celebrate the exciting and sometimes challenging lives of Small Business Owners.


VFL club to train with Essendon

Jake Bourke 8:20 PM   Essendon players who aren’t taking part in the NAB Challenge will have a hit out with VFL side Williamstown on Friday.

AFL cash clash brewing

Caroline Wilson says a major financial fight is brewing between AFL clubs and players over money.

Jake Bourke 12:16 PM   A major financial stoush is brewing between the AFL's clubs and players, according to Caroline Wilson.

Back to the Bombers?

Kevin Sheedy is set to return to Essendon alongside James Hird.

Jake Bourke   Essendon legend Kevin Sheedy is set to return to the club before the start of the season.

Life and Culture

Pub of the Week: Tony Leonard reviews the Coppersmith in South Melbourne

Situated at the very end of Clarendon Street, South Melbourne, just past the legendary Emerald Hotel, the Coppersmith is a brand new take on the old Cricket Club Hotel (aka the Whale’s, so named after afl legend Brian Roberts) serving a sharper level of food, beverage and hospitality in Melbourne.

Ela Carte reviews social enterprise cafes

Trumpter fillet at The Grounds at St Columbs.

Ela Carte   Ela Carte reviews two social enterprise cafes, The Grounds at St Columbs in Hawthorn and Shebeen in the city.

Plenty of fish in the sea

Matthew Evans in Gourmet Farmer Afloat

There's a food critic turned farmer who wants to educate Australians about how to cook our lesser-known edible fish species.

Network News

Should we switch off at the pump?

Myths are constantly being bandied about and believed after getting enough people thinking they are real.

Are we at risk from home grown jihadists?

In September, October last year, Kurdish fighters and about 200,000 people from the Syrian City of Kobani fled into Turkey. Photo: Getty Images

Up to 400 Aussies could be fighting with ISIS slipping out and back into the country.

Health insurance premiums to soar

Premiums could rise by up to seven per cent. Photo: Glenn Hunt

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he doesn't want to interfere with plans to increase the cost of private health insurance.