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'Umpires just making mistakes'

Wayne CAMPBELL FOOTBALL: Umpires director Wayne Campbell has told Sports Today there has been no directive to pay less free kicks this year.

Uber cars, Melbourne's new taxis?

uber3 VIDEO,PHOTOS: Drive program reporter Eliza Houghton tests the Uber car experience, a new app that's got the taxi industry up in arms.

Ins and outs: Round 6

3AW Football - Teams 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.

Computer systems to cost us billions

<b>Joe Hockey cost shock:</b> EXCLUSIVE: Joe Hockey has confirmed the government needs to spend billions of dollars in unexpected repairs to behind-the-scenes government systems.

When two 'ego maniacs' collide

Jeff Kennett Bob Carr 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.

Prince full of praise for Australia

Prince William LISTEN: Prince William has praised Australia as a "dynamic" country which is the envy of the world.

Prison for soccer match-fixer

County Court COURT: The head of the Australian arm of an international match-fixing syndicate has been jailed.

Dropped Docker's future in limbo

Josh Simpson 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.

VicRoads battle: 'It's not my fine'

fine LISTEN: A woman is taking VicRoads head-on and refusing to pay a parking fine issued hours before she bought the car.

Buddy smashes girlfriend's car

Buddy Franklin was driving his model girlfriend's Jeep when he smashed into four parked cars. OVERNIGHT: Sydney Swans star recruit Lance Franklin was lucky to escape injury after he smashed into four parked cars overnight.

Dismay as Jane Bunn retires

WIN TV weather presenter Jane Bunn last night tweeted that she was retiring, prompting an outpouring of dismay on social media. TV: A cult figure in regional Victoria has caused heartbreak for men in the country by announcing her retirement.

Lollipop lady's near-miss with car

lollipop 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.

Suburb honour for Anzac heroes

mATTHEW GUY ANZAC: Planning Minister Matthew Guy reveals plans to name new growth suburbs after Anzac heroes.

Police investigate Mordialloc fire

<b>FIRE ALERT:</b> FIRE: Investigations are underway into the cause of a multi-million dollar fire at a Mordialloc fibreglass company which makes parts for trucks.

Power draws two lines in the sand

David Koch 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.

White Lightning: Kings of Bells

Mick Fanning LISTEN: Three-time world surfing champion Mick Fanning is now a triple winner of the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach.

The Rose of Australia Hotel

rose8 TONY LEONARD: The Rose of Australia is very much a throwback to an era past of this maritime western suburb.

Manus: 'Guantanamo of the Pacific'

Manus Island detention centre LISTEN: Ben Pynt, who works on Manus Island as a construction worker, has described the detention centre's conditions as "inhumane".

'Stop exploiting Anzac Day'

Neil Mitchell says it's time to officially protect 'Anzac Day'. 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'.

Schools to trial ethical education

ethics LISTEN: A new ethical education trial could see Victorian primary schools scrapping religious education for lessons in "good judgment".

Prince lookalike turns joke into cash

PrinceWilliam PHOTO: Simon Watkinson has turned jokes into cash and shot to worldwide fame impersonating Prince William.

Rosie Batty sent 'obscene' hate mail

Luke Batty's mother, Rosie Batty LISTEN: The mother of murder victim Luke Batty has been shocked to receive hate mail for speaking out about family violence.

'I'm not good, my mum's dead'

Fiona Warzywoda, 33, was killed with a fishing knife by her de facto partner. HEARTWARMING: Donations flood in for children of murdered Sunshine woman Fiona Warzywoda, who are doing it tough in a crammed new home.

Get kids off this 'digital meat market'

Tinder 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.

'Your planes are lemons, Australia'

Tony Abbott in a plane WHACK: A former top airplane designer says Australia's new planes a no good.

Caro: Not all's well in the AFL

Perfect Storm 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.

The Union Hotel

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. 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.

Silent vigil held for murdered mum

fionavigil LATEST: The family of murdered Melton West woman Fiona Warzywoda says the justice system is failing victims of domestic abuse.

'East West benefits are clear'

Protesters for the East-West link. 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.

'The AFL looks mean and stupid'

TOM ELLIOTT: 'Footy fans are livid and they should be livid'. TOM ELLIOTT: Footy fans, apart from having been thoroughly entertained by a truly mesmerising game between Hawthorn and Geelong yesterday, are livid.

Marley Williams avoids jail

marley COURT: Collingwood footballer Marley Williams tells of his lessons learned after being handed a 12-month suspended jail sentence.

Plans to freshen up the Vic Market

Victoria Market VIDEO: Traders have welcomed the release of redevelopment plans, which include basement car parks, a public plaza and extended trading hours.

Dad's fury: Your baby needs a ticket

bulldogs 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.

Shorten ready for union backlash

Employment Minister Bill Shorten 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.

Geelong mayor thrown from horse

lyons WATCH: Geelong’s flamboyant mayor has been thrown from a galloping horse during filming for a tourism commercial at Barwon Heads.

Video: Cop's last-minute decision

Are police aware of this footage? 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.

Footy to get goalpost cameras

Goal post technology 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.

Limbs saved in delicate rescue

Police, paramedics and the SES are attempting to rescue a 24-year-old climber. LATEST: A climber trapped atop Mt Arapiles near Horsham has been rescued and fears he may lose a limb have been allayed.

Match Review Panel: Round 5

Adelaide's Richard Douglas 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.

Six rescued from sinking boat

Water Police PORTLAND: Emergency services are currently trying to rescue six people from a sinking fishing boat near Portland in the state's west.

Man in hospital, hit by shipping crane

A man has been taken to hospital after a shipping crane toppled over in West Melbourne. WEST MELBOURNE: A crane has toppled over on the Melbourne docks injuring the operator.

UFO sighting in Fawkner?

aliens VIDEO: Have alien beings got their black, bulbous eyes fixed on Melbourne's northern suburbs?

Hungry drink-driver 'felt like KFC'

KFC POLICE: An unlicensed and speeding driver caught more than three times the legal blood-alcohol limit says he “felt like some KFC”.

Jewels recovered at Lake Eildon

eildon FOUND: Three rucksacks full of precious jewellery have been recovered at Lake Eildon a year after they were reported missing.

Banned dog laws costing councils

The Monash council has spent almost $100,000 on court challenges over a single dog. LISTEN: The state’s restricted dog breed laws have been described as a "dogs breakfast" by Monash mayor Geoff Lake.

Search continues for Ivanhoe man

otway SEARCH: A search has resumed for a swimmer missing near Cape Otway.

'The boys have been pretty ordinary'

Nick Dal Santo gets tackled by Brent Macaffer. (Picture: Wayne Taylor) 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.

Watsonia man charged over murders

Indiana and Savana were killed on Easter Sunday. LATEST: A father accused of murdering his two daughters on Easter Sunday has appeared in court.

Jim's movie cheat sheet - April 20

PierceBrosnanBond 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.

'The Easter Bunny is bad for kids'

Bunny LISTEN: Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what academics are going to come up with.

Food with soul, some from Seoul

Tregan reviews seoul seoul REVIEWS: A double dose from Tregan who visits a Korean hot spot and a vegan eatery with real food.

Artist stonewalled, but not stopped

Nick Howson in front of 'Richmond Legend'. (Photo: Justin McManus) PHOTOS: Ask for forgiveness, not permission; that's what artist Nick Howson learned.

Richo gets stuck in a lift

Matthew Richardson stuck in a lift at the GABBA. 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.

Ins and outs: Round 5

Chris Judd 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 Grammar evacuated

MFB crews took around 20 minutes to bring the blaze in Morell Street under control. CAULFIELD NORTH: A gas leak has forced more than 40 children to evacuate a school holiday program at Caulfield North this afternoon.

'I hope you get smashed by the karma bus'

Darren James LISTEN: Darren James received an unexpected call from a man on the wrong side of the law, which prompted a scathing outburst.

'Marijuana is not a soft drug'

mar 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’.

Chocolate company's Easter obstacle

koko RUMOUR CONFIRMED: The owner of a local chocolate company has gone above and beyond to ensure Perth kids get their eggs this Easter.

'It's time to act on family violence'

fv SALLY COCKBURN: Family Violence doesn’t discriminate. It’s not restricted to a particular postcode, ethnic background or income band.

AC/DC confirms Young illness

ACDC LATEST: AC/DC has confirmed founding member Malcolm Young has 'taken a break' from Australia's most successful band.

Victims' class action 'almost settled'

Supreme Court COURT: A court's heard the class action against the hepatitis C doctor who infected more than 50 patients has almost settled.

Collapsed company director jailed

court COURT: The director of a company which collapsed with a financial black hole in the tens of millions of dollars has been jailed.

Armed robbery at Essendon

Coles_Thomastown375 CCTV IMAGES: Police are searching for a man who threatened a woman with a knife and stole her car at Essendon.

Million dollar reward to solve murders

men375 REWARD: Two $1 million rewards have been posted by Victoria Police to help solve two murders now believed to be linked.

Bomb blast: The Colonel's obsession

The scene of this morning's explosionin Derrinallum 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.

New release movie reviews - April 17

OtherWoman375 JIM SCHEMBRI: Brace yourselves, all you Marvel comic book-into-movie fans! Prepare to be not amazed!

Ins and outs: Lions v Tigers

Richmond's Ty Vickery 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.

Abbott jumps to BOF's defence

<b>BOMBSHELL:</b> NSW: NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell quits, but insists he still doesn't remember the $3000 bottle of wine.

Lack of respect for elderly 'appalling'

vline2 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 Marathon evacuated

boston BOSTON: Boston police have confirmed they have a male suspect in custody after two unattended backpacks were found at the marathon finish line.

Attorney-General defends IBAC flaws

clark LISTEN: Attorney-General Robert Clark has defended the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission despite it releasing details of its flaws.

'I just want a beer with my mates'

Australian Army uniform LISTEN: Serving soldiers are upset at an Army edict which bans them from enjoying a beer while wearing their uniform on Anzac Day.

TPG Internet fined $400k

Court (FFX) COURT: Telecommunications company TPG Internet has been fined $400,000 for denying customers access to the 000 service.

Emporium Melbourne opens its doors

emp375 VIDEO: The Emporium shopping mall has opened in the heart of the CBD.

Is Tom Elliott Carlton's chosen one?

Tom Elliott Carlton 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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2014 Pub of the Week

pub of the week Click here for Tony Leonard's latest reviews - The Union in Windsor and The Rose of Australia in Williamstown.

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 2013, 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.

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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

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