Talking Melbourne

'We stand with you Adam'

The poster on their Facebook page.

9:33 AM   Neil Mitchell says the Victorian Trades Hall Council is exploiting Adam Goodes with their new poster.

Bid to drop-drink driving limit

The outgoing TAC boss says the community needs to discuss dropping blood alcohol limit to .02

9:21 AM   The outgoing TAC boss has joined a number of leaders pushing to drop the drink-driving limit. But Neil Mitchell does not agree.

Truckies tired, 'cutting corners'

The new survey shows truck drivers and road users are being being put at risk.

11:21 AM   A new survey has revealed dangerous working conditions for truck drivers forces them to cut corners, putting road users at risk.

'That's for others to debate'

Gillon McLachlan spoke with Neil Mitchell on 3AW.

11:49 AM   AFL boss Gillon McLachlan has side-stepped the opportunity to slam supporters who are proposing to throw eggs at people who boo Adam Goodes.

Our 'Good Guy of the Week'

You can follow Lily's story on her Facebook page.

7:18 AM   A simple gesture that's definitely worth rewarding.

Girl escapes abduction attempt

Police have released a face image and CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to.

12:25 PM   A teenager girl has escaped a terrifying attempted abduction on her way to school, fighting off the offender with her school bag.

The most difficult stocktake...

Bit of a tricky task...

8:48 AM   How do you make them stand still?

Armadale crime spree

Cars were targeted in and around Kooyong Road overnight.

12:01 PM   Armadale residents have got a rude shock this morning, discovering their car windows smashed.

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Sport

Carlisle to be courted

7:53 PM   Carlton has emerged as the frontrunner to land Jake Carlisle if he leaves Essendon, says Sam McClure.

Tigers should 'throw kitchen sink' at Motlop

Steven Motlop is set to be chased by other clubs.

Jake Bourke   Richmond should do whatever it takes to land Geelong livewire Steven Motlop, says Matthew Richardson.

Goodes to sit out

Adam Goodes won't play this weekend.

Jake Bourke   Sydney champion Adam Goodes will not play against Adelaide this weekend.

Life and Culture

Melbourne International Film Festival - Week 1

12:34 PM   Jim Schembri's picks at the start of the festival.

Jim Schembri's new release movies - 31 July

No tailgating: Tom Cruise sets the pace in the terrific Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation.

Jim Schembri 12:24 PM   Jim Schembri's new release movies for the week, including Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation and Far From Men.

Ela Carte reviews Ruyi Modern Chinese

Ela Carte ordered the Kong bao chicken.

Ela Carte 11:17 AM   Just outside Chinatown, Ruyi is hoping to stand apart – they want to make their own clean, modern version of the Chinese food we all know, and based on this visit – it seems to be working.