Talking Melbourne

Abbott open to new road plan

Tony Abbott has told Daniel Andrews to put for a "specific proposal".

10:58 AM   Tony Abbott says he may be prepared to help fund Labor's Western Distributor plan - Daniel Andrews just has to ask properly.

Neil Mitchell interviews the PM

Hear the full interview below.

11:13 AM   Tony Abbott is confident the government's 2015-16 budget will be well-received.

'Let the kids play footy!'

Parents are petitioning the AFL to change the regulation for Under 8s.

12:51 PM   FIRST ON 3AW: Parents are demanding the AFL reverse an "arbitrary age rule" that is forcing kids out of local footy.

'One of the lucky ones'


9:53 AM   Harry Dunn shares with Ross and John his story of surviving a brain tumour and the fun run that is getting him back on track.

Cops rammed in morning madness

Six people have been arrested after this police van was repeatedly rammed in Airport West this morning.

Yvette Gray 6:36 AM   A police car has been rammed and six people have been arrested in dramatic scenes in Melbourne's north-west.

Aussie teen missing overseas

Australian teenager Jake Kermond is missing in Canada.

Jake Bourke 11:59 AM   Canadian police say they're at a loss to explain the disappearance of a Victorian teenager at Whistler.

City cabbies 'a mixed bag'

A still from the video

Danielle Galvin 11:54 AM   Melbourne mayor Robert Doyle says the story of a cab driver reading a newspaper while driving a passenger is "frightening".

Council investigates $1.5m hipster video

Cr Robert Doyle

11:33 AM   Lord Mayor Robert Doyle addresses the $1.5m hipster video and the plan to "finish off" the northern end of the CBD.


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Suns a 'massive mess'

Jake Bourke 7:29 PM   Brownlow medallist Gerard Healy has labelled embattled Gold Coast a "massive mess".

'I hate it when people knock him'

Dustin Fletcher turns 40 today.

Jake Bourke 1:02 PM   Gerard Healy has taken a swipe at critics of Dustin Fletcher as the Essendon veteran celebrates his 40th birthday.

Rockliff's disappointment

Brisbane Lions coach Justin Leppitsch was involved in a heated exchange with midfielder Zac O'Brien.

Jake Bourke 8:16 PM   Brisbane Lions captain Tom Rockliff has shared his thoughts on the club's tough week, as well as Steven May's suspension.

Life and Culture

Bob Hart's recipe for Korean inspired chicken wings

Bob Hart 1:03 PM   This week, I want to roll two of the hottest trends around into one dish: they are deep-fried chicken wings, the go-to footy snack these days, and Korean flavours, which are setting the town alight, especially in the mouth department.

INTERVIEW: Sunday stars

Dustin Clare and Camille Keenan star in Sunday, a little film that wants to change the way we see films.

Jim Schembri   BRAVE NEW WORLD: The Melbourne people behind the small independent film Sunday have a big agenda.

INTERVIEW: One Eyed Girl

Father Jay (Steve Le Marquand) and Travis (Mark Leonard Winter) work through some personal issues in One Eyed Girl.

Jim Schembri 5:12 PM   Mark Leonard Winter hits breaking point in One Eyed Girl.

Network News

Sydney drivers drugged behind the wheel

Driving under the influence of the drug ice is a rising concern on Sydney roads.

PM stirring up Islamophobia says human rights lawyer

Sydney Muslims gather at a rally to show their support for the Prophet Muhammad in the suburb of Lakemba

Julian Burnside a barrister, human rights advocate and author says senior political figures including the Prime Minister are creating a sense of fear about Muslims.

Gaga's performance rated better than Julie Andrews'

Lady Gaga performs at artRave on November 10, 2013 in Brooklyn, New York.

It's either the bravest or dumbest question asked by Basil Zempilas but he has asked it.