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Matt Priddis takes home Charlie.

Matt Priddis takes home Charlie.

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Sports Today on Brownlow red carpet

Matt Priddis takes home Charlie. BROWNLOW: West Coast workhorse Matt Priddis overcame some of the game's most celebrated names to win the 2014 Brownlow medal.

ACCC to better police fuel prices

Petrol Bowser LISTEN: The Minister for Small Business has issued the ACCC with a new directive allowing it to better police fuel prices.

Fans livid at AFL ticket scalpers

ebay ticket scalpers AFL: Just hours after the first tickets to Saturday's AFL Grand Final went on sale, scalpers are already cashing in.

Flushing out fears of loo avoiders

Toilet fear LISTEN: An Australian-first study will look at why some people have a phobia of using a public toilet, a condition that affects four million Britons.

'Cup bouncer' guards holy grail

Jonathan Brown VIDEO: Retired Brisbane Lions superstar Jonathan Brown is predicting a Sydney Swans win in Saturday's grand final against Hawthorn.

Crime stats delay 'not political'

Ken Lay CRIME STATS: The chief commissioner has said he made the decision to delay the release of crime figures until after the November election based on advice from the ombudsman.

Mystery surrounds tip death

Police at the tip on Hallam road , Hampton Park where the body of a man was found on tuesday morning. 9th September 2014. HAMPTON PARK: Detectives investigating the discovery of a body at a Hampton Park tip are appealing for public help into the man's final movements.

Court action threatens park play

Park bench LISTEN: Social games of cricket and football in local parks could be banned after a man sued following a sporting injury.

Abbott reassures Australians

Tony Abbott Photo: Alex Ellinghausen LISTEN: Prime Minister Tony Abbott has moved to reassure Australians his government is doing everything possible to keep people safe from the threat of terrorism, addressing parliament this afternoon.

Cheat sheet: C3PO says 'no' to CGI

c3PO CHEAT SHEET: C3PO says 'no' to CGI, 'Kong to go prequel, 'Summer remake follows tradition, and Bourne Again...again.

Demetriou has a jab at Essendon

Andrew Demetriou. FOOTBALL: Former AFL chief Andrew Demetriou has called for an end to Essendon's supplements saga.

New release movie reviews - 19 Sept

Maze Runner FILMS: This week Jim Schembri reviews The Maze Runner; The Boxtrolls; Wish I Was Here; and more.

Police investigate woman's death

Man found dead at Clifton Springs CRIME: Homicide detectives are investigating the death of woman at Wallan.

Drug cartel sets up shop in Australia

Guns seized from drug cartels by the military in Mexico's Sinaloa state DRUGS: A Mexican drug cartel is reportedly running its business in Australia, distributing cocaine, ice and heroin.

Buy, Swap & Sell: September 21

Buy, Swap and Sell: Garage Sale List BAG A BARGAIN: Check out the 3AW Weekends' Buy Swap and Sell List for September 21. Find a bargain every week with Darren James!

Dew keen for top job

Stuart Dew is keen for a senior coaching role. AFL: As the Swans prepare for the Grand Final next Saturday afternoon, one of the key men in their coaching ranks has expressed his interest in coaching at the senior level, perhaps even as soon as next year.

Buy, Swap & Sell: September 20

Buy, Swap & Sell BAG A BARGAIN: Check out the 3AW Weekends' Buy Swap and Sell List for September 20. Find a bargain every week with Darren James!

Paddy Ryder quits Essendon

Patrick Ryder has quit the Bombers. AFL: Essendon ruckman Patrick Ryder has officially quit the club with two years remaining on his contract.

'It's a thing of beauty'

Burnso iphone WATCH: Ross and John check out the new iPhone 6 models, which the first lucky tech heads should already have their hands on after they went on sale this morning.

Scotland votes 'no' to independence

scottish flag SCOTLAND: Scotland has voted against independence from the UK.

Paying out coaches a 'huge problem'

<b>WATCH:</b> Gillon McLachlan with Neil Mitchell. VIDEO: AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says clubs are wasting money on terminating coach's contracts.

We're toast: Bakers fear cheap bread

white bread LISTEN: Bakery businesses around the country are set to face more uncertainty as loaves of bread at Woolworths drop from $1 to 85-cents.

Medicare fraudster escapes jail term

Hospital generic FRAUD: A woman with a pathological gambling addiction has escaped a jail term, for defrauding Medicare and her health insurer.

'Be alert, be aware'

Ken Lay tells Victorians to live life normally. WATCH: Chief Commissioner Ken Lay has urged Victorians to live their lives as normal but 'be alert and be aware' in the wake of the increased terror threat in Australia.

Armytage hits out at newspaper pics

Samantha Armytage TV: Sunrise host Samantha Armytage has been slugging it out in a Twitter war with gossip columnist Annette Sharp this morning, accusing Sharp of trying to shame her, with a spread of unflattering photos.

D-day for Dons, Hird, ASADA

Essendon Bombers jumper ASADA TRIAL:The Federal Court has found ASADA's joint investigation with the AFL into the Essendon supplements program was lawful.

Victim finds thief ... at cop shop

Ross Moresi (pictured) can hit the surf again after recovering his surfboards in bizarre fashion. (Photo: supplied) RUMOUR CONFIRMED: Is this the best yarn of the year?

Why Lethal love-hates September

Leigh Matthews LISTEN: For a man who's been involved in more September action than most, Leigh Matthews doesn't appear to particularly like month.

'I'm committed to Melbourne model'

Simon Goodwin LISTEN: Melbourne's coach-in-waiting Simon Goodwin says the succession plan in place at the Demons was the key to him signing on.

'It's very little time for taking a life'

The Age Anthony and Sue Parsons. LISTEN: The wife of a 45-year-old man, killed when a driver high on ice sped through a red light in Oakleigh, wants his sentence appealed.

'Flying Footballer' plays with fracture

heathlead RUMOUR UPDATE: It's been revealed the 'Flying Footballer' made famous by the Rumour File last month has pushed through two football grand finals with a broken arm.

Kennett: 'This is sheer incompetence'

kennett LISTEN: Former premier Jeff Kennett has censured Moreland council over its failure to install CCTV cameras on Sydney Road following the murder of Jill Meagher, dismissing its excuses as "absolute crap".

Swallow stays focused on game

Andrew Swallow AFL: North Melbourne captain Andrew Swallow is staying focused on the task at hand, as his team flies up to Sydney in the wake of huge anti-terrorism raids in the city.

Eddie's birthday surprise spoiled

Eddie McGuire SPOILER: A newspaper article has spoiled a surprise 50th birthday gift that Eddie McGuire's wife was organising for the football personality in lieu of a party.

'I sell the flags, I don't endorse them'

Isis flag LISTEN: A controversial Melbourne flag-maker is flying and selling Islamic State flags from his home in Carrum.

Swann confirms Robbo talks

Mitch Robinson Paddy Ryder LISTEN: Newly appointed Brisbane chief executive Greg Swann has confirmed dumped Blue Mitch Robinson met with the club on Monday. Plus news on Paddy Ryder.

McCartney responds to rift rumours

Western Bulldogs coach Brendan McCartney. AFL: Western Bulldogs coach Brendan McCartney says he had some "direct" post-season reviews with his players

Jones undeterred by Meat Loaf's fail

Tom Jones AFL GRAND FINAL: International singing superstar Sir Tom Jones is undeterred by Meat Loaf's failed AFL Grand Final performance, saying he'll do the best job he can.

Tom Elliott: 'She's stark raving mad'

Catherine Deveny PARENTING: Prominent writer and comedian Catherine Deveny has condemned parents who say they are 'proud’ of their children.

'It makes me shiver'

domestic violence LISTEN: Victim blaming is rife in the community, according to a national report of social attitudes towards violence against women.

Neil: 'This should be an offence'

Anti-Israeli number plate IMAGE: Police have confirmed to 3AW the owner of the offensive hand-written, anti-Israeli number plate will be charged with failing to display a valid number plate.

Sir Ben talks Attenborough and trolls

Sexy Beast INTERVIEW: At 70, Sir Ben Kingsley is one of cinema's most accomplished and revered actors. Here he speaks to Jim Schembri ahead of the release of The Boxtrolls.

Tram creep touching women

Man found dead at Clifton Springs CAN YOU HELP? Police are appealing for help to identify a man who indecently assaulting women on Melbourne trams.

Defeating ISIS by air 'a long shot'

Airstrike ISIS FIGHT: A defence expert has said defeating ISIS solely by air is "a real long shot" because the track record of such attacks is inconclusive.

Home parking spaces for rent

Car Park PARKING: An online marketplace where people can list their home parking spaces for some "extra pocket money" is promoting their service to Melbourne's outer suburbs to ease parking shortages at train stations.

Interview: Making The Boxtrolls

Boxtrolls JIM SCHEMBRI: The Boxtrolls is the third stop-motion animated film to come from Laika, a non-Hollywood, independent studio based in Portland, Oregon.

Mayor defends CCTV stalling

Moreland council promised CCTV cameras down Sydney Rd in the wake of Jill Meagher's shocking murder. CCTV: Moreland mayor blames red tape for CCTV stalling, and accuses Herald Sun of political games.

Teen attacked on afternoon stroll

Police want to speak to this man over a park attack. LATEST: A young woman has been indecently assaulted as she walked along a creek at Doveton.

Gossip Sheet - September 17

Keith Urban Quote of the week: “Their femininity, their cleanliness, their socks and how they feel”, was Robbie Williams’ answer in Melbourne when asked for ...

Boomer beats his bump ban

AFL North Melbourne training. Brent Harvey CLEARED: North Melbourne fans can breathe a little easier tonight after Brent Harvey won his appeal and is now free to play in Friday's preliminary final against Sydney.

Pollie's anger over 'porn' graffiti

Sonia Smith. POLITICS: A first-time candidate for the upcoming state election Sonia Smith has expressed her horror after her billboard was defaced with "sexually explicit pornographic" graffiti.

Quadriplegic footballer defies odds

Beau Vernon LISTEN: A man who was left a quadriplegic after a football accident has become his local team's senior coach.

'Blame the tradie, not contestants'

The Block Glasshouse contestants, Max and Karstan. BLOCK SHOCK: Branding The Block's Max and Karstan "cheats" is unjust and any financial disparities arising from their renovations is most likely to be the fault of the tradesmen, according a TV critic.

Pies eye high-flying youngster

Darcy Moore (possible Collingwood draftee) taking a big mark at VISY Park LISTEN: Collingwood fans will be salivating at the prospect of picking up father-son recruit Darcy Moore, who showed the makings of a future star when he took an almighty hanger in the TAC Cup.

At The Movies comes to an end

Margaret and David TV: Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton have confirmed they are both retiring from the small screen after a 28 year on-air partnership.

Elderly couple suffering after scam

Money Cash LISTEN: Police are investigating a disturbing new scam in Melbourne's eastern suburbs that has taken advantage of at least one elderly couple.

Girl, 11, flees windowless van

Police want to speak to this man over an attempted abduction. LATEST: A man wearing an orange turban has attempted to snatch a schoolgirl off the street in Yarraville.

'Don't rely on Dr Google'

Doctor LISTEN: Medical experts are urging parents not to rely on the internet for medical information, as a Victorian study finds a third of families will go to the doctor less if the $7 co-payment is approved.

Salt OK, says new research

US scientists say suger - not salt - is the diet evil. FOOD: Ross and John are the happiest men in Melbourne.

'Strip Sharia supporters of welfare'

PUP Senator Jacqui Lambie LISTEN: Outspoken senator Jacqui Lambie says those who believe in Sharia law should not receive government payments, and not be allowed to vote.

'Labor will tear up state surplus'

Protesters for the East-West link. LISTEN: Victorian Treasurer Michael O'Brien says Labor will plunge the state's finances into deficit if it wins November's election and rips up the East West Link contracts.

Lloydy names his All-Australian team

Nathan Fyfe TEAM: Bombers champion Matthew Lloyd has popped his selector's hat on to name his All-Australian team for 2014.

PM to consider Indigenous seats

Tony Abbott is facing a fight with Indonesia. (Photo: Alex Ellinghausen / Fairfax) LISTEN: Prime Minister Tony Abbott refused to rule out introducing a quota system for Indigenous Australians in federal Parliament.

China's footpath for phone addicts

China walk PHONE LANE: Have you ever been walking along in the city and some inconsiderate, phone-fixated dullard has ploughed right into you?

Boomer slapped with one week ban

Brent Harvey Joel Selwood MRP: North Melbourne superstar Brent Harvey is set to miss Saturday's final after being offered a one-match ban by the Match Review Panel for his bump on Joel Selwood.

Classic or crazy? Cazaly re-made

Mike Brady released 'Up There Cazaly' 35 years ago. LISTEN: One of football's most iconic anthems has had a makeover.

'Prepare for a long battle'

Islamic extremist group ISIS. WAR: Australians should "settle in" for a long war against ISIS that will increase our terror threat, a former top security official has told Neil Mitchell.

Footy freak wins two fantasy comps

Footy fan RUMOUR FILE: Being a footy geek has paid big dividends for a Boronia man who has won the AFL's two major fantasy football competitions, pocketing a whopping $100,000.

Amazing pics: Fish saved by surgery

<b>SAVED:</b> Remarkable surgery saves George the Goldfish. PHOTOS: Vets have saved a goldfish's life in a remarkable micro-surgery.

Barley bandits target Brooklyn depot

barley LISTEN: Thieves have stolen 700 tonnes of food grade barley from a Brooklyn transport depot, gradually taking the loot over a number of weeks.

A changed man hits Melbourne

Robbie Williams Melbourne MELBOURNE: Robbie Williams turned to his band to declare, “I’m still famous, told you so.”

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3AW Photo Gallery

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2014 North Melbourne GF Breakfast

AFL GF breakfast Tickets are selling fast to one of the highlights on the AFL calendar.

2014 Pub of the Week

pub of the week Click here for Tony Leonard's latest reviews: Stags Head Hotel in Williamstown and the Birmingham Hotel in Fitzroy.

Ela Carte's reviews

Ela Carte Head 3AW Breakfast's Ela Carte hunts down the tastiest, funkiest, most fantastic eateries in Melbourne and beyond. Click here for her reviews.

Breakfast with Ross and John

Ross and John Ross Stevenson and John Burns entertain listeners with their razor sharp wit and oddball humour every morning. And every day the best segments of their on-air - and sometimes off-air - program are published on 3AW.com.au.

Mornings with Neil Mitchell

Neil Mitchell Neil Mitchell is one of Australia’s most experienced journalists. He sets the Melbourne news agenda every day from 8:30am to 12pm.

Afternoons with Denis Walter

Denis Walter 3AW Afternoons provides a feast of entertainment and helpful information between 12 and 3pm every Monday to Friday. Denis Walter, one of 3AW's favourites, hosts the program each day - with highlights regularly uploaded to 3AW.com.au.

Drive with Tom Elliott

Tom Elliot Take a new way home with Tom Elliott. In an all-new, three-hour Drive Program, Tom Elliott tackles the issues affecting Melbourne, bringing you the latest news, information, opinion and talk back.

3AW's Sports Today

Sports Today Former AFL stars Dwayne Russell and Gerard Healy keep you informed about the game all year round, but particularly in-season. When AFL takes a break, the boys ensure all of your sporting requirements are met.

3AW Football Central

3AW Football - Brian Taylor In 2014, the 3AW Football team is the most experienced and successful in the league. This is your home for all 3AW Footy news, views and analysis. 3AW is Football.

Nightline with Bruce and Phil

Bruce and Phil Now in their 18th year together, Bruce and Phil are as fresh as ever hosting Australia's most listened to Evening Program . Sunday - Thursday from 8pm until Midnight.

3AW Weekends

Darren James - Come and find a bargain on 3AW The 3AW Weekends page incorporates Buy Swap and Sell, the Big Backyard, Streetwise, the Big House, Sunday Morning, Talking Health, Blast From The Past and Melbourne Overnight.

Neil's Pics

Email your picture or video to neilspics@3aw.com.au for your chance to win! Seen Something newsworthy, interesting or funny? Send a video or picture of it to Neil Mitchell!

Cleaning guru Shannon Lush

Shannon Lush Shannon Lush is our resident natural product cleaning lady. Do you have any goo that needs removing? Any stubborn stains that won't budge? Shannon will have the answers! Listen to her latest segment now and leave a question for next time.

3AW Food

3AW Food Find Bob Hart's latest recipes, Tony Leonard's Pub of the Week reviews, La Luna Head Chef Adrian Richardson favourite dishes and Ela Carte's weekly reviews.

Andrew McLaren Overnight

Andrew McLaren Andrew McLaren helps Melbourne get through the night with a refreshing edge. From midnight to 5:30am weekdays, he will keep you entertained and informed.

Get mobile with 3AW Apps

3AW Radio Apps Never be without Melbourne's favourite talkback station again.

Movies with Jim Schembri

Jimmy S Jim Schembri is one of Australia's most respected film critics. Click here for all your Jim Schembri film reviews, top ten lists, interviews with Australian and Hollywood talent and much much more.

3AW Online Community

Your turn to get behind the virtual microphone Thanks to the 3AW website, you can now promote your community event, garage sale and basically whatever you want (within reason) to the hundreds of thousands of 3AW web users.