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NEWS AND VIEWS

Labor's tough new stance against 'evil'

EXCLUSIVE: Traffickers and those turning a blind eye to Victoria's ice scourge will face up to 25 years in prison under new laws proposed by Daniel Andrews.

THE LATEST NEWS AND HIGHLIGHTS

Person of interest nabbed

abterror BORDER PROTECTION: A person of interest travelling to Lebanon was taken off a flight at Melbourne Airport by counter-terrorism authorities on Monday.

Ambo jam leaves Geelong helpless

Geelong had no ambulances available during peak hours last night. LISTEN: Ambulance Victoria has confirmed the Geelong region was without ambulances during its peak period last night.

'Business class better for recovery'

cox LISTEN: Retiring West Coast champion Dean Cox says flying business class is the reason he’s had such a long AFL career.

Opinion divided on Swan photo

Dane Swan poses with Toby Mitchell (photo: Instagram) AFL: Collingwood footballer Dane Swan has come under fire for posing in a photo with prominent underworld figure Toby Mitchell at a restaurant on Tuesday.

Don't pot it, weed could help

Marijuana plant LISTEN: One of Australia's leading mental health advocates wants Australia to investigate the possible use of marijuana in fighting psychosis.

'I hope you never need us'

MFB crews took around 20 minutes to bring the blaze in Morell Street under control. LISTEN: A woman says she was shaken after being verbally attacked by a protesting firefighter while entering the Premier’s dinner at Mordialloc last night.

Jimmy Barnes releases duets album

barnesdenis WATCH: When it comes to Aussie rock, nobody has taken the Aussie music scene quite like Jimmy Barnes.

'Luxury cars can cut the road toll'

Mercedes Benz NEIL MITCHELL: I have a dream in which every Australian is driving a Mercedes-Benz

Round 'excludes Aussie kids'

kidsfooty RUMOUR UPDATE: The AFL says it will reconsider a rule that prevents Australian children from participating in its Multicultural Cup.

Police hunt man after lift assault

Police hunt man over CBD car park assault LATEST: A woman has been indecently assaulted in a city car park.

Gossip Sheet - August 27

miley DONNA DEMAIO: Miley Cyrus compares herself to Elvis in this week's Gossip Sheet.

Tulla Fwy re-opened after smash

An out-bound crash at Mickleham Rd caused more Tullamarine Fwy delays. LATEST: The Tullamarine Freeway has re-opened after a two-vehicle smash forced its closure city-bound at Bulla Road this morning.

Ex-Cat sues club doctor

egan LISTEN: Doctor Peter Larkins says former Geelong footballer Matthew Egan’s decision to sue the club’s doctor and orthopaedic surgeon is odd.

Hayes: 'I never said I would coach'

hayes LISTEN: St Kilda's retiring club great Lenny Hayes says he’s yet to make any decision on his future, adding he has never said he will go into a coaching role.

'It was deeply unsettling'

Kim Williams. KIM WILLIAMS: Media heavyweight, AFL commissioner, musician... And followed by a ghost.

Parents key to helping jobless youth

Generic Education Pix.. teacher LISTEN: An employment expert has urged parents to take action to ensure Victoria's youth unemployment rates improve.

Asylum seekers launch legal action

ASYLUM LISTEN: Asylum seekers on Christmas Island say the federal government has failed in its duty of care and should pay them compensation.

'The claws are out again'

hw DONNA DEMAIO: The second season of Real Housewives of Melbourne has begun filming. There are two new faces after season one's Andrea Moss decided not to return to the show.

Truck collapses on man at Drysdale

Police Tape DRYSDALE: Police say a man has been taken to a Melbourne hospital after a jack supporting a truck collapsed on him at Drysdale.

CFMEU: 'Workers need RDOs'

cfmeu LISTEN: The Abbott government denies changes to the building industry code will impact on rostered days off for workers.

Where do we draw the line?

The Neil Mitchell program has been sent photos of political speech painted on their house regarding on Israel. PHOTOS: The Neil Mitchell program has been sent photos of political speech painted on their house regarding on Israel.

You can leave your phones on

You can leave your phones on. LISTEN: Qantas and Virgin passengers no longer need to turn their electronic devices off for take-off and landing.

Lloyd: 'I got it wrong with Buddy'

bud LISTEN: Matthew Lloyd says in four weeks Lance Franklin may well be a three-time premiership player, three-time Coleman medallist, five times All-Australian, best and fairest and a Norm Smith medallist.

'Medical cannabis saves lives'

Labor leader Daniel Andrews. LISTEN: Opposition leader Daniel Andrews has told Tom Elliott there is 'no doubt medical cannabis saves lives'.

Screaming child 'abduction' plea

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers POLICE: Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward regarding a possible abduction of a child at Glen Iris.

'We won't flirt with form'

danh LISTEN: Sydney Swans midfielder Dan Hannebery says there will be no ‘flirting with form’ so close to September.

'We need less people judging'

pension LISTEN: The head of the Victoria Council of Social Services has rejected suggestions pensioners should have compulsory income management.

Pensioner's wait for infected tooth

hospital surgery medical LISTEN: A Melbourne woman on a disability pension says she can't get an infected tooth extracted for 18 months and fears she will lose more teeth while she waits.

'We're tickled pink with its success'

shawLEAD WATCH: The organiser of the Ice Bucket Challenge world record attempt says he's 'tickled pink' with the success of the event.

Taxi safety at an 'all-time high'

taxi LISTEN: Taxi passengers are feeling safer in cabs, according to the latest customer satisfaction survey.

What's on 3AW

Win an afternoon with Ross and John!

Win an afternoon with 3AW's Ross and John, thanks to World Vision Enter now for your chance to spend an afternoon with Ross and John, thanks to World Vision.

Want to stream 3AW online?

More people than ever can now watch and listen to 3AW online. LIVE STREAMING: More people than ever can now watch and listen to 3AW online.

3AW Photo Gallery

Check out the latest photos! Check out the latest photos from 3AW

2014 Pub of the Week

pub of the week Click here for Tony Leonard's latest reviews: The Deck Bar in Frankston and the Plough Hotel in Trentham.

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 2014, 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.

Get mobile with 3AW Apps

3AW Radio Apps Never be without Melbourne's favourite talkback station again.

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

Your turn to get behind the virtual microphone Thanks to the 3AW website, you can now promote your community event, garage sale and basically whatever you want (within reason) to the hundreds of thousands of 3AW web users.