LISTEN: Welfare groups have slammed the Abbott government’s reported back down on welfare reforms, saying they don't support making young jobless people wait any length of time for the dole.
LISTEN: Author Jane Caro has defended herself after backlash following comments comparing housewives to prostitutes, but Neil Mitchell believes her words were an awful generalisation.
RECIPE: La Luna's Adrian Richardson appears as a regular on the Neil Mitchell Program. Today he shares his moist chocolate cake recipe.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: Veteran performer Tom Jones will be the headline act at this year’s AFL grand final.
PHOTOS: A 3AW Mornings listener has sent in some photos of a koala taking in the sights near Apollo Bay at the weekend.
LISTEN: Learner drivers are being urged to get professional driving lessons amid a record number of test failures.
LISTEN: Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says the ultimate aim is to "eliminate" ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
LISTEN: A Melbourne private school has defended its decision to axe its annual Father’s Day breakfast for preparatory students.
LISTEN: Victoria's Commissioner for Children says drugged up teenagers are increasingly stealing cars for sport.
WATCH: Melbourne's Lord Mayor has brushed aside claims council inspectors will have the powers to burst into schools, kindergartens and child care centres, catching out smoking parents.
LISTEN: A group of students has protested against cuts to education at Liberal Party headquarters today chanting “no cuts, no wine, no Liberal Party slime”.
LISTEN: A Melbourne woman says her family has been unfairly targeted after being removed from a plane yesterday.
RUMOUR UPDATE: The AFL says it will reconsider a rule that prevents Australian children from participating in its Multicultural Cup.
LISTEN: Asylum seekers on Christmas Island say the federal government has failed in its duty of care and should pay them compensation.
POLICE: Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward regarding a possible abduction of a child at Glen Iris.
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.
LISTEN: The Abbott government denies changes to the building industry code will impact on rostered days off for workers.
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.
KIM WILLIAMS: Media heavyweight, AFL commissioner, musician... And followed by a ghost.
LISTEN: Lawyers say a woman who claims she was raped by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten could still be able to take civil action.
LISTEN: Pensioners are waging a war against the government today.
LISTEN: A nine-year-old boy has today been recognised with an Ambulance Victoria bravery award after saving his mother’s life.
WATCH: The organiser of the Ice Bucket Challenge world record attempt says he's 'tickled pink' with the success of the event.
AFL ATTACK: A 16-year-old boy says nothing will stop him from watching his beloved Magpies play despite being the victim of a sickening attack at the MCG on Saturday night.
LISTEN: The Criminal Bar Association chair has dismissed the state government’s new laws to jail one-punch killers for a minimum of 10 years, claiming it won’t have any impact.
LISTEN: Deceptive charity bins that have nothing to do with charity have taken over Melbourne’s railway stations.
FAT ADS: A new ad campaign using graphic images of toxic body fat has been launched in Victoria to tackle the obesity epidemic.
LISTEN: Editors for the Oxford Dictionary have added a bunch of new words and phrases because, well, YOLO!
WEB: Recent problems of sluggish internet connections across the globe have been blamed on old routers and the number 512.
WATCH: A Melbourne paramedic has told of his brush with death after an aggressive patient attempted to slit his throat with a knife.
LISTEN: Neil Mitchell has called for a battle of the backyard bands after discovering a well-known Melbourne lawyer has his own group.
SPAM: Questions are being raised over government access to personal contact details, after Liberal Party fundraising emails were sent to public servants using their departmental email addresses.
WEDDING:The story of 31-year-old Daniel House and his bride-to-be has captured the hearts of 3AW listeners, with offers pouring in to spoil the happy couple.
Ghost or a trick of the eye? Neil Mitchell listener Graeme is convinced it's the supernatural.
LISTEN: The RSL fears the solemnity of Anzac Day will be impacted after it was revealed an AFL game would be televised at 11am Melbourne time.
LISTEN: Coles has hired Jeff Kennett to oversee a new Supplier Charter, and work with their farmers on the ground.
MINI-VIDS: The Royal Melbourne Hospital is considering installing CCTV and its own sniffer dog to deal with an ice epidemic in its secure psychiatric ward at Broadmeadows.
IRAQ: The former Iraqi ambassador to the United Nations has called for the UN to step in and provide support against Islamic State militants in Iraq.
LISTEN: Neil Mitchell says the sad tale of baby Gammy proves why commercial surrogacy can't work.
WATCH: AFL chief Gillon McLachlan has dismissed speculation there’s a push to reinstate Nat Fyfe's eligibility for the Brownlow Medal.
LISTEN: A Middle Eastern crime syndicate is being blamed for at least eight violent armed robberies at gaming venues in Melbourne’s north and west during the past three months.
LISTEN: Independent Senator Nick Xenophon and World Vision's CEO are demonstrating outside AFL House this morning over the league's refusal play paid advertisements requesting donations for the children of Gaza.
LISTEN: The education department has guaranteed cancer patient Tyler Fishlock will not be forced from the classroom after threats his funding would be cut.
GUMTREE AD: Are Melbourne CBD workers about to have their coffee served by lingerie models?
WATCH: Bruce and Denise Morcombe join Neil Mitchell in the studio.
PHOTO: A loophole has meant the ACCC has been unable to stop Coles as they launch new 14c petrol discounts through on-the-spot spending.
LISTEN: A key independent Senator is lobbying the Abbott government to make sweeping changes to pensions.
NEIL MITCHELL: Mark Latham is a columnist for Fairfax and The Financial Review and appears on several of our radio stations but he should be dumped after what emerged at the weekend.
LISTEN: The Napthine Government says an independent report shows the East West Link project will cut travel times for motorists by up to an hour.
SURROGACY: The West Australian couple at the centre of the baby Gammy controversy says his Thai surrogate mother has misled the world over the situation.
NEIL MITCHELL: The debate we have to have has started.
DASH CAM: Footage has emerged of the sneaky lengths authorities will go to capture speeding drivers.
WATCH: Outgoing National Australia Bank CEO says banks need to improve their reputation.
PHOTOS: The wintry blast that hit the state on Friday has resulted in the most widespread low-level snowfall since 1986.
LISTEN: The Australian Commonwealth Games Association says Australia needs to fork out more money if they want to get back to number one in the Commonwealth Games medal tally.
LISTEN: Victims of domestic violence could be alerted to threats and attacks before they happen, under a proposal by the Police Association.
WATCH: Tony Abbott's full interview with Neil Mitchell, in which he tells of national MH17 service in Melbourne and his relationship with Putin.
LISTEN: Australia's Daniel Tranter won gold in the men's 200 metres individual medley on Tuesday, however the 22-year-old almost never made it to the Games.
LISTEN: Good judges told Neil Mitchell that Dr Michael Wong was one of our best spinal and neurosurgeons.
LISTEN: Victorian trap shooter Laetisha Scanlan told Neil Mitchell how she turned her Commonwealth Games from horror to gold.
LISTEN:Neil Mitchell has conceded. "I'm an idiot. We're all idiots."
NEIL'S PICS: 3AW Mornings has been sent a photo of a car donning a homemade number plate which reads 'DEATH to all Israeli militant Nazis'.
NEIL'S PICS: A Melbourne man has been left stunned after being billed $1095 for one night in a secure parking lot in the city.
LISTEN: AFL boss Gillon McLachlan says he doesn’t know why the Pies and Crows' final-like clash is being held in such an unpopular timeslot.
LISTEN: Senator Jacqui Lambie says she was just being a "normal Aussie girl" when she said she likes her men well-endowed.
LISTEN:One of Melbourne’s leading back surgeons has dismissed a report paracetamol is ineffective against back pain.
LISTEN: There's a renewed push to legalise cannabis for medical purposes and it is gathering a groundswell of community support.
LISTEN: A speed camera at a busy St Kilda intersection has raked in nearly $2 million in fines within a 27-day period, but Neil Mitchell has questioned its fairness.
LISTEN: The Taxi Commissioner has made clear details regarding a new public register after a flurry of taxi drivers voiced their concerns.
WATCH: A Melbourne father and son duo say they’ve been forever changed after completing an 800km walk through South-Western Europe for charity.
UNCUT INTERVIEW: Mohammed Suliman, a Palestinian student living in Gaza, has brought the conflict to the world through a series of moving tweets. Today he spoke to Neil Mitchell.
WATCH: The Lord Mayor Robert Doyle says he doesn't think the city is oversupplied by apartment buildings following a recent influx in high-rise building proposals.
LISTEN: Survivors of Black Saturday bushfires will receive nearly half a billion dollars in the largest class action settlement in Australian history.
LISTEN: An Australian journalist says he’s feeling “very exposed” as war resumes in Donetsk near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
MINI-VIDS: Chief police commisioner Ken Lay has signalled changes to how police pursuits are undertaken.
LATEST: Nearly 400 people in a country Victorian town have been told to undergo HIV tests after coming into contact with a health professional.
LISTEN: A courageous whistleblower has received a top human rights award for speaking out about a grave case of police neglect.
WATCH: AFL chief Gillon McLachlan says the future health monitoring of Essendon players needs to be a priority and is something the AFL’s medical officer is looking at.
LISTEN: There are calls for the Commonwealth Bank and Australia's corporate regulator ASIC to face a Royal Commission into the shoddy treatment of thousands of people who've received bad financial advice.
WATCH: The Premier says the government won't be forced to cut services and raise taxes despite facing a half-a-billion-dollar fine over the bungled pokies licence deal.
LISTEN: The Australian metal band behind an expletive song named ‘F… Cancer’ is refusing to apologise for offensive posters plastered around Melbourne.
LISTEN: An Australian woman has spoken of how she and her partner were horrifically attacked by a group of men on the Greek holiday island of Mykonos.
LEAKED TAPE: Jeff Kennett says the leaked tape involving former premier Ted Baillieu was “no stuff up”, but a “deliberate” ploy.
WATCH: This lachrymose, cross-generational tale has been almost two decades in the making - a story that began with a tears-of-joy talkback call 19 years ago.
LISTEN: The advisor for the Motoring Ethusiast Party’s Ricky Muir says it is not a given that he will vote with the Palmer United Party.
AUSTRALIAN RADIO EXCLUSIVE: 3AW Donna Demaio sits down for a one-on-one interview with Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood.
LISTEN: Former Premier Jeff Kennett has questioned why Ted Baillieu would want to remain in parliament.
VIDEO: Dramatic footage has emerged of a savage fight at Stalactites restaurant.
GALLERY: Neil Mitchell has compiled a gallery of cute dogs in protest against the ugly dog competition held at the weekend. “Most dogs are cute, celebrate them, we don’t want ugly dog competitions!”
LISTEN: As outrage continues in Bendigo over the building of a mosque, it’s been revealed that far-right anti-islamic groups are funding the fight to block the city's Islamic place of worship.
WATCH: A bus driver brutally attacked by an ice addict speaks exclusively with Neil Mitchell.
LISTEN: The father of a teenage girl nearly killed after a suspected street race ended in a fiery crash is pleading for witnesses to come forward.
LISTEN: A country football legend survived death on the weekend after being revived on the field.
LISTEN: Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews says the Labor party will review its vetting process to ensure nothing is missed again.
LISTEN: An Australian woman and her partner have been assaulted by a group of men while holidaying in Mykonos.
LISTEN: A woman is lucky to be alive after suffering a serious health scare on a flight from Perth to Melbourne overnight.
LISTEN: Leading Melbourne academic says social media is presenting a whole set of new challenges for police and security agencies, as footage emerges of Australian and British jihadists calling on western Muslims to join the cause.
LISTEN: Public servants are threatening industrial action because they’ve been asked to work an extra nine minutes a day.
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NEIL'S PICS: After hearing about 'yarn bombing', Neil Mitchell has his interest in knitting 'spun'! Send your pics to email@example.com.
NEIL'S PICS: An Ikea advertisement featuring a family at war with their garden gnomes has been claimed as too violent in the UK. Neil wants to see your pics of garden gnomes
PHOTO GALLERY: Autumn is here, and Neil Mitchell wants your photos of the spectacular season in full bloom.
NEIL MITCHELL: It is danger day: ring the alarm bells, because I have an idea. Premier Denis Napthine will today unveil promised surpluses in his budget heading up to 2017, reaching up to $2.5 billion.
NEIL MITCHELL: Today I am broadcasting from Sandown Racecourse surrounded by fancy cars and kids and the aim is to find out what is wrong with young drivers.
WATCH VIDEO: Neil Mitchell spent the afternoon with Lou Richards - 'the man who has done more for football in Victoria than a team full of superstars'.
NEIL MITCHELL: Flashback: Rod Marsh is throwing down beers, Dougie Walters is drinking and smoking, Dennis Lillee is snarling and the coach comes up and says: You lot are very naughty, now go away and write we an essay on the three things you must improve.
WATCH VIDEO: Deputy Premier Peter Ryan has made his first public, blistering attack on his former advisor Tristan Weston, tearing into his credibility over the secret tape affair on the Neil Mitchell program.
RACIAL PROFILING: Victoria Police yesterday settled a case brought by six African-Australian men over alleged harassment, abuse and racial profiling in Flemington. Neil Mitchell spoke to Daniel Haile-Michael, an African University student involved in the case.
DRUGS IN SPORT: Neil Mitchell spoke to Sports Minister Kate Lundy this morning and accused the federal MP of 'political grandstanding' to ramp up the election campaign.
HEALTH WARNINGS: A New Zealand coroner has found a woman who drank up to ten litres of coca-cola a day died due to a 'racing heart' from an overload of caffeine. The coroner's report has sparked discussion as to whether warning labels are needed.
TIM MATHIESON: The Prime Minister's partner is under fire for a joke about Asian women during a reception at the Lodge. Tim Mathieson was addressing the West Indian Cricket Team on the importance of prostate examinations when he made the comment.
ADRIAN'S RECIPES: Looking for some inspiring Christmas recipe ideas? Adrian Richardson gives you three delicious Christmas recipes: Sweet & sour stuffed spatchcock, Christmas Turkey Galantine, and Roast chicken with parsley butter and corn bread stuffing.
NEIL MITCHELL: If you are a victim, if you know what's been going on and you have evidence of these atrocities and the obscenity of the cover-up in the Catholic Church, come forward. Now is the time for decency to strike back.
LISTEN: The legendary voice of Darth Vader joined Neil Mitchell this morning and opened up about a number of issues, including the reelection of President Barack Obama, growing up in the racially segregated US and what he thinks of his one-of-a-kind voice.
NEIL MITCHELL: "Remember Black Saturday? Because there is an indecent, obscene political fight going on around those same bushfires; An obscene and indecent fight around the safety of those people they all cried about and pledged to help."
DOWNLOAD: Leading Australian QC David Galbally has provided 3AW listeners with the following template letter to send to the Minister for Roads and the Department of Justice, if they believe they have been wrongly fined by dodgy red-light cameras.
EXCLUSIVE: Work could soon begin on a new retail complex on the historic silo's site on the Yarra River at Richmond. It will include a shopping centre, offices and a public plaza. Details here.
WATCH VIDEO: Did you see John Laws bizarre appearance on the ABC’s 730 Report? His appearence has become the target of severel online parodies and this morning even Neil Mitchell got into the spirit!
YOUTH ISSUES: 3AW and Australia’s only gay and lesbian radio station JOY 94.9 joined forces for the first time to raise awareness of the serious issues affecting today’s youth. Have a listen to historic 2-hour broadcast ad-free.
ADRIAN RICHARDSON: The bread recipe that everyone is raving about! Give Adrian Richardson's mouth-watering sourdough bread recipe a try and let us know how your bread turns out!
YOUR MONEY? Millions of dollars in unclaimed funds are sitting in the State Revenue Office, and some of it could be yours. A State Revenue Office spokesperson told Justin Smith one man has even claimed $600,000!
VIDEO: A listener sent Neil Mitchell an email this morning about what she reckons is quite possibly the best commercial ever made. We agree, this is absolutely superb!
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: This morning, the Rumour file learned Richmond club legend Neville Crowe took a nasty spill off his bike and fell into the Yarra river. Neil Mitchell spoke to the good samaritan who pulled the footballer out of the water.
NEIL MITCHELL: On an obscure, barely-watched pay TV program yesterday, Julia Gillard may well have sealed her own fate. She may well have finally ended any hope she has of leading the government into the next election.
FIVE MONTHS ON: Sam Stynes, the wife of the late Jim Stynes, has opened up to give a frank and personal interview with Neil Mitchell about her life without Jim and the effects cancer had on their relationship.
NEIL MITCHELL: "You can't allow people to become addicted legally then suddenly make it illegal. Imagine it. We'll have flying squads of smoke police raiding garages in Glen Waverley, dragging away four pensioners caught smoking."
VIDEO: A Lygon Street milk bar owner has alleged Workplace Relations and Employment Minister Bill Shorten verbally abused, all because her the meat pie he wanted was not in stock.
WALLY CONRON: The Australian inventor of the Labradoodle has been waiting years for a hip replacement. The dog-lover told Neil Mitchell: "I've given so many people mobility with the labradoodle and as soon as I have an ailment myself, I get fogged off."
TRAMSURANCE: Online activists who've set up a scheme claiming to shield fare evaders from fines have been given till tomorrow to scrap their campaign or face possible police action. Neil Mitchell spoke to the founder this morning.
ROADSIDE TESTING: Victoria's roadside police drug testing has been called into question, after a truck driver successfully contested two positive saliva readings which could have rendered him jobless. Truckie Danny Hanning told Neil Mitchell his story.
GALLERY: In honour of the Queen's jubiliee, send us photos!
JUSTIN SMITH BLOG: It’s a lot harder to keep Jeff Kennett out of the news than put him in it. With the flavour of so many pies on his fingers, there’s not much in the state he hasn’t managed to be involved with. Read the rest here.
OVER $6000 TOTAL: 'Kevin' has told Neill Mitchell he was so moved he drove across Melbourne to present a $3000 cheque to the cancer charity Challenge through Erin's mother, Kathy. Listen to Kathy and Kevin's on-air chat here.
VIRAL VIDEO: Spoon playing Gran rocks out to the Black Keys.
ARRIVE ALIVE: To launch the 2012 Easter Driver Reviver campaign the SES performed a live road rescue simulation at Federation Square.
The morning programs Seb Costello headed to Federation Square to take part in the action.
EXCLUSIVE: The Neil Mitchell program obtained footage of two men chroming on a city-bound train on the Werribee line this morning. Rebecca, a 3AW employee, filmed the incident on her mobile phone on a 7:10am train and said the two had paint on their faces and clothes.
CONGRATULATIONS: 3AW's Neil Mitchell became the first radio journalist to win the coveted Graham Perkin Australian Journalist of the Year award, named in honour of the legendary, late editor of The Age. Watch Neil accept his award.
REPLAY: In the past week, The Neil Mitchell Program received complaints from listeners regarding comments Tom Elliott made about the Australian Army on the Weekend Break. Today, Neil confronted Tom about his comment. Listen here.
VIDEO: Simon Crean has taken a swipe at former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, saying one of the reasons he lost the leadership is that he was not a team player. Watch Neil Mitchell's hard-hitting editorial and listen to Simon Crean.
Neil Mitchell has been contacted by a man with a holy yarn.
Ron Barassi wants to meet face-to-face the man who bashed him in St Kilda. The footy legend's also revealed the effects of the bashing are still with him - he's unable to hold a conversation and is suffering a degree of memory loss.
WHITE RIBBON DAY: Neil Mitchell spoke to two men who admitted to perpetrating violence against women. Hear their stories as Australia unites against domestic violence.
UPDATE: Anti-domestic violence organisation White Ribbon says Matthew Newton is not taking enough responsibility for his actions, following the actor's controversial TV interview on Monday night.
An article which appeared in the Victoria Police Gazette caught the attention of Neil Mitchell. Certainly a candidate for the International Idiot Awards (if there is such a thing?)..
An online advertisment offering a teenage girl's virginity for sale for $15,000 has sparked public outrage but authorities say they're powerless to act.
KEN LAY'S SAY: Neil Mitchell came out firing against the Occupy Melbourne protesters this morning, revealing that one of the main organisers of the movement, Jake Wishart, works for Greens MP Adam Bandt.