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Matthews: 'Give them a priority pick'

melb LISTEN: Leigh Matthews says if Melbourne doesn’t get a priority pick, he doesn't know which clubs will.

AFL teams: Round 22

3AW Football - Teams TEAMS NIGHT: View all of the AFL teams for Round 22 as named by the clubs on Thursday night.

Shorten responds to allegations

Labor's Bill Shorten leaves the ABC studios in Southbank after yesterday's Labor loss in the Federal election. LISTEN: Victoria Police have confirmed Labor leader Bill Shorten will not face criminal charges over an allegation of sexual assault in the 1980s.

Men face court over insider trading

The joint operation involved the Australia Federal Police, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Customs and Border Protection. POLICE: Two men have told a court they will plead guilty over a $7 million insider trading scheme.

George Pell: Money 'never a concern'

Cardinal George Pell says money was never a primary concern when he set up the Melbourne Response compensation scheme for the victims of abuse by the clergy. ROYAL COMMISSION: Cardinal George Pell admits he originally took complaints about sexual abuse involving Catholic clergy with a "grain of salt".

AMA's alternative co-payment plan

Doctor LISTEN: The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has revealed its alternative plan for a GP co-payment and has urged the government to adopt it.

Ross and John ask: since when...?

Melburnians love to go out for breakfast LISTEN: From pronunciation to eating habits to fashion trends, plenty of things are causing the 3AW Breakfast team and their listeners to ask "since when...?"

Potato Gnocchi and Mushroom Ragu

union RECIPE: Union Dining's celebrity chef Nicky Riemer's 'potato gnocchi and mushroom ragu' recipe.

Eddie McGuire should quit: Kennett

Eddie McGuire LISTEN Former Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett tips Magpie hardship, but wasn't so bold on the state election

Baz Luhrmann launches Emporium

s VIDEO: Australian director Baz Luhrmann (Strictly Ballroom, Moulin Rouge, The Great Gatsby) kicked up his heels at the launch party of Melbourne Emporium in the CBD.

ACCC: 'Stations collude on fuel price'

Petrol prices to hurt you this Easter... LISTEN: The ACCC is taking legal action against a number of large petrol chains, who are accused of using a subscription-only petrol price sharing website to increase prices in breach of the Trade Practices Act.

Four generations of August 15

candles LISTEN: With the birth of a baby boy last week, a Melbourne family now has four generations born on the same day.

Government department letter bungle

Marieke Hardy believes writing letters is timeless. RUMOUR CONFIRMED: It is believed a government department shared personal details with strangers in a mailing bungle.

Bomb threat: School given all-clear

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers LATEST: A Jewish primary school in Armadale evacuated due to a security threat has been given the all-clear.

Tunnel closed after truck fire

Two occupants in the truck were lucky to escape unharmed after their cabin burst into flames about 7am. PHOTOS: A truck fire on CityLink near the Burnley Tunnel caused major delays for peak-hour motorists this morning

'The most effective terrorists yet'

Tony Abbott LISTEN: Tony Abbott tells of extent of Australian involvement in ISIL, and calls for 'redoubling' of vigilance.

Pensioners petition over budget

pensioners LISTEN: Pensioners are waging a war against the government today.

Softened stance on sexting teens

New sexting laws will be considered by the Victorian government. NEWS: The Napthine Government is introducing new "sexting" laws, which will see young people avoid criminal conviction.

'G, that's rough: Tigers unhappy

Richmond CEO Brendan Gale. LISTEN: The AFL has told Richmond it could lose a home game at the MCG next year and the Tigers aren't happy.

Melbourne's plan for regeneration

Melbourne Demons EXCLUSIVE: Melbourne has formulated an ambitious plan to regenerate its struggling list that could involve trading out some of the team's biggest names.

'Apartheid' billboard causes outrage

South Melbourne billboard created by Australians for Palestine LISTEN: A billboard representing images of Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela, comparing Palestine to apartheid era South Africa has been erected at South Melbourne.

ASADA issues show-cause notices

sharks ASADA: The Cronulla Sharks have confirmed five players currently contracted to the club have been issued with show-cause notices from ASADA.

Measles outbreak at Melbourne school

Measles LISTEN: Essendon North Primary school has been hit by an outbreak of measles with students, staff and volunteers being urged to stay away if they're not immunised.

Student rally: 'Pyne doesn't care'

Students burned an effigy of Christopher Pyne at the protest LISTEN: More than 1000 students have rallied in the centre of the city, bringing traffic to a standstill in the latest show of force against education reforms by the Abbott government.

Telstra faces court over late fees

telstra LISTEN: ACA Lawyers have today announced a class action lawsuit against Telstra, just eight days after Maurice Blackburn launched their history making battle against the banks.

'This is a war crime beyond humanity'

Us journalist James Foley (Photo: AP) LATEST: There are unconfirmed reports that a US journalist has been beheaded in Iraq as a "message" to President Obama to end air strikes.

Surrogacy laws changed in Victoria

pregnancy FIXED: The Napthine Government will close a legal loophole that prevented the biological parents of a child born through surrogacy to be named on the baby's birth certificate.

Look who's been caught out

OOPS: Lord Mayor's car in no standing zone. PHOTO: But surely he can't pay the fine to himelf?

‘Charity’ bins rake in the cash

Michael Rawlinson with unused recycled clothing bins. Photo: Jason South LISTEN: Deceptive charity bins that have nothing to do with charity have taken over Melbourne’s railway stations.

Seven buys back the Games

Channel Seven secures 2018 Commonwealth Games. LISTEN: Channel Seven's bought back the Commonwealth Games, and Bruce is excited.

One dead in Tarneit crash

Photo: Twitter / @GettrafficVic LATEST: A multi-car smash at Tarneit this morning has turned fatal.

Postal pong leaves workers ill

Auspost LATEST: An unusual smell in an Australia Post truck has sparked a full scale emergency in Sunshine West overnight.

AFL confirms Etihad shade analysis

etihad LISTEN: The AFL is set to trial a controversial roof policy with Etihad Stadium which would see the roof partially open and closed for different matches.

St Kilda boss on priority picks

stkilda LISTEN: St Kilda CEO Matt Finnis has denied claims the club is interested in applying for a priority pick.

Cameron Ling: 'Never say never'

ling LISTEN: After much speculation, Cameron Ling has made the decision to stay in the media despite impressive coaching offers.

Son's 000 call saves mum's life

Mr Gibbs says there was an ambulance station only five minutes away, but Ambulance Victoria has confirmed the response time was 16 minutes. LISTEN: A nine-year-old boy has today been recognised with an Ambulance Victoria bravery award after saving his mother’s life.

Mum and daughter in Yarra rescue

Ambulance Victoria LISTEN: Circumstances of a mother and her child falling into the Yarra River today have been described as "very odd".

Asher and Shaw in war of words

shaw SPRING ST: Senior government minister Louise Asher has told question time Frankston MP Geoff Shaw wanted to travel to London and Paris to propose and get married to his girlfriend while suspended from parliament.

'Mongrels' an 'accurate reflection'

Clive Palmer has stood by his comments. LISTEN: Clive Palmer has stood by his comments on ABC's Q&A, claiming "mongrels" accurately describes the Chinese government.

Our only 'qualified' taxi driver

233 of 234 current or would-be drivers have failed the new taxi test. LISTEN: Hundreds of prospective cabbies and some already on the road have failed the new taxi knowledge test.

'It was a disgraceful performance'

<b>WATCH:</b> Clive Palmer's 'outrageous' performance. LISTEN: Julie Bishop slams Clive Palmer and has a message for China.

Risk-taking becomes life-threatening

A young person hangs from the back of a train at Noble Park. PHOTOS: Doug couldn't believe his eyes when he saw a young person hanging from the back of this train.

VIDEO: The Inbetweeners

inbetweeners WATCH: Though the British TV high-school sitcom The Inbetweeners only aired for three seasons between 2008 and 2010 its portrait of life as seen by four bottom-feeding friends quickly became hugely popular.

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