• The 'real' victims of drugs

    Tom Elliott hears distressing story of young girl stepping on a syringe at St Kilda beach on Australia Day.

    Tom Elliott has heard a distressing story of a young girl standing on a used syringe in St Kilda.
  • Government denies $180m blow-out

    Attorney-General Martin Pakula has denied reports the West Gate Distributor project has blown out by $180 million but admitted he’s “not across” the details of the state’s biggest road project.

    Traffic on the West Gate.
  • Australian Open podcast: Day 12

    Kenny Rogers watched on as Tomas Berdych ran out of aces against Scot Andy Murray in last night's Australian Open men's semi final.

    Find the Australian Open podcast in the Sport section of 3AW.com.au at 7am every morning.

Talking Melbourne

Group brings clock back to life

The Nylex Clock Collective sent through this picture of the moment the clock came back to life.

8:17 AM   It all started here...3AW Breakfast has spoken to the group responsible for the restoration of the iconic Richmond timepiece.

Police hunt dog nappers

Rex was stolen between 6pm on January 23 and 9am the following day.

Yvette Gray 6:32 AM   The owners of a beloved pet dog stolen from a car yard in West Footscray have made an emotional plea for his return.

Man struck by bus

Stock. Pictured - Police tape. 140209RG34 Picture: ROB GUNSTONE

Yvette Gray 6:52 AM   Police are trying to identify a man fighting for life in hospital after being hit by a bus at Coburg overnight.

The 'real' victims of drugs

Tom Elliott has heard a distressing story of a young girl standing on a used syringe in St Kilda.

5:34 PM   Tom Elliott hears distressing story of young girl stepping on a syringe at St Kilda beach on Australia Day.

Dad's anger over teen attack

A man says he's ashamed to be Australian after his son was attacked on Australia Day.

Jake Bourke 12:28 PM   A man says he's ashamed to call himself an Australian after his son was attacked in front of "more than 35" people on Australia Day.

Monster catch 'just happened'

The mammoth catch pictured with Merchant's girlfriend Danielle Simpson

3:18 PM   The fisherman who snagged a three-metre long shark off the coast of Tweed Heads has played down the catch and says it won't stop him swimming in the area.

Education and employment

Should students start thinking about life after school earlier than they already are?

Jake Bourke 6:02 PM   Calls are growing for students to start thinking about life after school as early as their first year of high school.

West Gate blow-out 

Traffic on the West Gate.

11:33 AM   Martin Pakula has denied reports the West Gate upgrade has blown out by $180 million but admitted he's "not across" the details.

Win

Anything Goes

Anything Goes at the Princess Theatre

Enter for your chance to win a double pass to the Smash Hit Musical “Anything Goes” at the Princess Theatre PLUS five winners will receive a trip to anywhere in Australia of your choice, with return airfares and 5 nights’ accommodation!

Fly to Dubai with Denis and Royal Brunei

Fly to Dubai with Denis and Royal Brunei

Denis is flying to Dubai with Royal Brunei, to be shown around by Touchdown Tours. And he wants to take some listeners to as his eager "travel reporters" to help him discover Dubai.

Denis Holding Court

Denis holding court, thanks to The Blind Factory

Denis Walter is holding court at the Australian Open and is serving up $1000 a day to all thanks to The Blind Factory.

Geelong Travel and Cruise World Expo

Geelong Travel

Head down to the Geelong Travel and Cruise Expo on Feb 1. 3AW will be broadcasting live PLUS there's a chance to win a 7 day Europe River Cruise for 2!

Sport

Australian Open podcast: Day 12

8:18 AM   Kenny Rogers watched on as Tomas Berdych ran out of aces against Scot Andy Murray in last night's Australian Open men's semi final.

Saints chasing consistency

St Kilda caused one of the boilovers of last season against Fremantle in round 18.

Jake Bourke 8:09 PM   It was one of the most memorable performances of last season and coach Alan Richardson admits it’s driving St Kilda's pre-season.

Australia's new big two

Bernard Tomic, left, and Nick Kyrgios, right, are keys to Australia's tennis future.

Jake Bourke 7:09 PM   New Davis Cup captain Wally Masur says securing Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic for Australia’s next tie is his first priority after landing the job.

Life and Culture

Latest movie reviews

JIM SCHEMBRI 1:10 PM   This week Jim reviews Foxcatcher, Still Alice, The Theory of Everything and Mortdecai.

Prawn, ham, pesto pasta

Bob Hart's favourite Italian pasta company. (Image: Martelli)

BOB HART 4:53 PM   Familiarity can breed contempt, as we know – even with a deeply loved recipe: enough, you will finally decide, is enough.

INTERVIEW: All that jazz

Keep On Keepin' On

JIM SCHEMBRI 5:12 PM   When Wollongong jazz drummer and surfie Alan Hicks decided to make a film about his friend American jazz great Clark Terry, he admits he did not know the first thing about how to make a film.

Network News

Should we switch off at the pump?

Myths are constantly being bandied about and believed after getting enough people thinking they are real.

Are we at risk from home grown jihadists?

In September, October last year, Kurdish fighters and about 200,000 people from the Syrian City of Kobani fled into Turkey. Photo: Getty Images

Up to 400 Aussies could be fighting with ISIS slipping out and back into the country.

Health insurance premiums to soar

Premiums could rise by up to seven per cent. Photo: Glenn Hunt

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he doesn't want to interfere with plans to increase the cost of private health insurance.