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FOOTBALL: Umpires director Wayne Campbell has told Sports Today there has been no directive to pay less free kicks this year.
VIDEO,PHOTOS: Drive program reporter Eliza Houghton tests the Uber car experience, a new app that's got the taxi industry up in arms.
TEAMS: Essendon forward Jake Carlisle has avoided the axe ahead of tomorrow's clash against Collingwood despite his poor form against St Kilda last week.
EXCLUSIVE: Joe Hockey has confirmed the government needs to spend billions of dollars in unexpected repairs to behind-the-scenes government systems.
VIDEO: With Jeff Kennett having recently labelled former foreign minister Bob Carr "Australia's biggest puffer fish", a chat between the two was always going to be interesting.
LISTEN: Prince William has praised Australia as a "dynamic" country which is the envy of the world.
COURT: The head of the Australian arm of an international match-fixing syndicate has been jailed.
FOOTBALL: Fremantle player Josh Simpson has been fined and will have to sit on the sidelines until further notice after he withdrew from the team's trip to Sydney last weekend at late notice.
LISTEN: A woman is taking VicRoads head-on and refusing to pay a parking fine issued hours before she bought the car.
OVERNIGHT: Sydney Swans star recruit Lance Franklin was lucky to escape injury after he smashed into four parked cars overnight.
TV: A cult figure in regional Victoria has caused heartbreak for men in the country by announcing her retirement.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A lollipop lady has been involved in a near-miss just weeks after a woman was hit at the same school crossing at Healesville.
ANZAC: Planning Minister Matthew Guy reveals plans to name new growth suburbs after Anzac heroes.
FIRE: Investigations are underway into the cause of a multi-million dollar fire at a Mordialloc fibreglass company which makes parts for trucks.
LISTEN: Port Adelaide chairman David Koch says the club's on-field resurgence can almost be distilled down to two galvanising factors: Travis Boak and John McCarthy.
LISTEN: Three-time world surfing champion Mick Fanning is now a triple winner of the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach.
TONY LEONARD: The Rose of Australia is very much a throwback to an era past of this maritime western suburb.
LISTEN: Ben Pynt, who works on Manus Island as a construction worker, has described the detention centre's conditions as "inhumane".
NEIL MITCHELL: I’m getting annoyed by the people who are trying to make a quick buck out of exploiting Anzac Day and the word 'Anzac'.
LISTEN: A new ethical education trial could see Victorian primary schools scrapping religious education for lessons in "good judgment".
PHOTO: Simon Watkinson has turned jokes into cash and shot to worldwide fame impersonating Prince William.
LISTEN: The mother of murder victim Luke Batty has been shocked to receive hate mail for speaking out about family violence.
HEARTWARMING: Donations flood in for children of murdered Sunshine woman Fiona Warzywoda, who are doing it tough in a crammed new home.
LISTEN: Adolescent psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg has warned parents against letting their children use popular dating app Tinder, saying it's "incredibly dangerous" for early teens.
WHACK: A former top airplane designer says Australia's new planes a no good.
FOOTBALL: Caroline Wilson says the AFL has been hit by a "perfect storm" of pitfalls in season 2014, which has left many fans feeling disillusioned with the game.
TONY LEONARD: Family run for over 25 years (the lessors, Adgemis Family), the pub doesn’t try to compete with its competition by being a me-too copycat and dressing down the premises to give it a sharp cutting edge.
LATEST: The family of murdered Melton West woman Fiona Warzywoda says the justice system is failing victims of domestic abuse.
LISTEN: Premier Denis Napthine says he has been upfront when it comes to the economic benefits of the East West Link for Victorians, as one Brunswick resident launches court action in a bid to halt the project.
TOM ELLIOTT: Footy fans, apart from having been thoroughly entertained by a truly mesmerising game between Hawthorn and Geelong yesterday, are livid.
COURT: Collingwood footballer Marley Williams tells of his lessons learned after being handed a 12-month suspended jail sentence.
VIDEO: Traders have welcomed the release of redevelopment plans, which include basement car parks, a public plaza and extended trading hours.
LISTEN: A Bulldogs fan is furious after he was told to pay $18 for his two-week-old son to attend the team's clash against Carlton at Etihad Stadium on Sunday.
FULL INTERVIEW: Bill Shorten admits there will be union officials who won't like some of the changes he's proposing to "modernise" the Labor party.
WATCH: Geelong’s flamboyant mayor has been thrown from a galloping horse during filming for a tourism commercial at Barwon Heads.
RUMOUR AS QUESTION: Dashcam vision of a police van swerving across three lanes into a Tullamarine Freeway exit has been seen by thousands of Facebook users.
EXCLUSIVE: The AFL says it will install goal-line technology at the MCG and Etihad Stadium before the end of the season after the Demons-Suns misstep.
LATEST: A climber trapped atop Mt Arapiles near Horsham has been rescued and fears he may lose a limb have been allayed.
MRP: Crows midfielder Richard Douglas has been sent straight to the tribunal for taking out Callan Ward; and Scott Thompson can accept a one-match ban.
PORTLAND: Emergency services are currently trying to rescue six people from a sinking fishing boat near Portland in the state's west.
WEST MELBOURNE: A crane has toppled over on the Melbourne docks injuring the operator.
VIDEO: Have alien beings got their black, bulbous eyes fixed on Melbourne's northern suburbs?
POLICE: An unlicensed and speeding driver caught more than three times the legal blood-alcohol limit says he “felt like some KFC”.
FOUND: Three rucksacks full of precious jewellery have been recovered at Lake Eildon a year after they were reported missing.
LISTEN: The state’s restricted dog breed laws have been described as a "dogs breakfast" by Monash mayor Geoff Lake.
SEARCH: A search has resumed for a swimmer missing near Cape Otway.
KANGAROOS: North Melbourne captain Andrew Swallow gave 3AW Football a rare insight to the Kangaroos, as he provided special comments throughout the match against Collingwood.
LATEST: A father accused of murdering his two daughters on Easter Sunday has appeared in court.
JIM SCHEMBRI: We kind of knew this already, but it was good of Pierce Brosnan to step up and pierce through the over-ripe adulation his Bond films too often receive by admitting his performance as 007 lacked spark and charm.
LISTEN: Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what academics are going to come up with.
REVIEWS: A double dose from Tregan who visits a Korean hot spot and a vegan eatery with real food.
PHOTOS: Ask for forgiveness, not permission; that's what artist Nick Howson learned.
ELEVATOR ERROR: The heat has been on Richmond all week and it didn’t stop with the players either. Champion forward and much loved 3AW Football expert Matthew Richardson found himself stuck in a lift ahead of the match at the GABBA against Brisbane.
TEAMS: Carlton has named Chris Judd as it seeks to open its account this weekend; and Cats midfielder Josh Caddy is out for two months with a broken foot.
CAULFIELD NORTH: A gas leak has forced more than 40 children to evacuate a school holiday program at Caulfield North this afternoon.
LISTEN: Darren James received an unexpected call from a man on the wrong side of the law, which prompted a scathing outburst.
NICK McCALLUM: How many times have you heard this from friends and families – ‘marijuana is a soft drug, I’ve been using it for years and it hasn’t affected me’.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: The owner of a local chocolate company has gone above and beyond to ensure Perth kids get their eggs this Easter.
SALLY COCKBURN: Family Violence doesn’t discriminate. It’s not restricted to a particular postcode, ethnic background or income band.
LATEST: AC/DC has confirmed founding member Malcolm Young has 'taken a break' from Australia's most successful band.
COURT: A court's heard the class action against the hepatitis C doctor who infected more than 50 patients has almost settled.
COURT: The director of a company which collapsed with a financial black hole in the tens of millions of dollars has been jailed.
CCTV IMAGES: Police are searching for a man who threatened a woman with a knife and stole her car at Essendon.
REWARD: Two $1 million rewards have been posted by Victoria Police to help solve two murders now believed to be linked.
BOMB SHOCK: Sly of the Underworld told 3AW Breakfast the peculiar story of Glenn 'The Colonel' Sanders and the incident that caused police to become concerned.
JIM SCHEMBRI: Brace yourselves, all you Marvel comic book-into-movie fans! Prepare to be not amazed!
TEAMS: Richmond has made one change to the side to face Brisbane at the Gabba tomorrow night. Out-of-sorts forward Ty Vickery is out, making way for Ricky Petterd.
NSW: NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell quits, but insists he still doesn't remember the $3000 bottle of wine.
LISTEN: A 3AW Drive producer says she’s “appalled” after seeing train passengers fail to give up their seat to the elderly on a V/Line train this morning.
BOSTON: Boston police have confirmed they have a male suspect in custody after two unattended backpacks were found at the marathon finish line.
LISTEN: Attorney-General Robert Clark has defended the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission despite it releasing details of its flaws.
LISTEN: Serving soldiers are upset at an Army edict which bans them from enjoying a beer while wearing their uniform on Anzac Day.
COURT: Telecommunications company TPG Internet has been fined $400,000 for denying customers access to the 000 service.
VIDEO: The Emporium shopping mall has opened in the heart of the CBD.
LISTEN: Tom Elliott, the son of former Carlton president John Elliott, has refused to rule himself out of the race for the Blues' top job.
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