The price of property boom

Alarming home loan statistics revealed today could prevent more interest rate cuts in the near future.

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Morrison welcomes report

Jake Bourke 4:33 PM   Federal Minister Scott Morrison has high hopes after the release of today's intergenerational report.

Proposed law changes 'racist'

Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm says proposed changes to constitution are racist.

Jake Bourke 6:19 PM   Controversial Senator David Leyonhjelm says there's no proof indigenous people were the first Australians.

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Creek plan for Elizabeth Street

An artist's impression of Elizabeth Street with a creek.

8:03 AM   Laneway mastermind tells Ross and John about his ambitious new idea...

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Girl locked in kinder bus

Hand at car window

12:50 PM   A four-year-old child in country Victoria was left locked inside a bus for several hours.

'We get it right, or we go bust'

It's time to get serious about employing older people, says Neil Mitchell.

Jake Bourke 1:12 PM   Neil Mitchell says it's time to get serious about finding jobs for Australia's ageing population.

Victorian Govt's ice action plan

The ice action plan includes $45.5 million dollars worth of initiatives.

5:38 PM   Police and Corrections Minister says the number of drug labs being shut down by police has increased five-fold in the past 20 years.

Million dollar suburbs

The million dollar game has changed, with some suburbs dropping off the list.

9:07 AM   An unlikely suburb in Melbourne's south-east has joined the million dollar club, while some others have dropped off the list.

AFL grand final entertainment rumour mill begins

Are these guys coming to the 2015 AFL grand final?

1:09 PM   The AFL season hasn't even started, so is it too early to start speculating about the grand final entertainment? No.

'I tell everyone, don't touch it'

SPC is launching a new campaign in the wake of the frozen berries scare.

12:35 PM   High levels of toxic metals are polluting imported food products coming into Australia, SPC Ardmona's Managing Director says.

Nude ride takes tribute detour

Cyclists riding through city in 2012.

9:24 AM   This weekend's nude bike ride through Melbourne has made a route change to pay tribute to a killed cyclist.

WATCH: 'Distracted' van driver

Watch the footage.

12:52 PM   "This is the last time I use my phone while driving!"

'Teach them how to teach'

Young drivers could be better equipped before they get their licence, one expert says.

12:05 PM   An expert in young driver behaviour has some ideas as to how parents can work with their kids to make them better drivers.

Lost Dogs bosses sacked

The Lost Dogs Home is currently the subject of an inquiry.

The sacked former Managing Director of the Lost Dogs Home says he'll challenge the decision.

Stevedores face rent increase

The Port of Melbourne.

A rent increase of almost 800 per cent at the nation's busiest container port would have devastating ramifications, industry leaders say.

Curse of the Rumour File

The cost of stamps is set to rise, and it was first heard on the Rumour File.

Australia Post has found enough trouble for itself, but we've got some bad news, now they're cursed by the Rumour File.

Death row pair's island transfer

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran in 2011.

Danielle Galvin   A lawyer for the Bali nine duo has vowed to continue their legal fight as they make their way to the island for execution.

Bring on the octagon

Cage fighting is coming to Victoria.

Victorian Sports Minister John Eren has defended the Government’s decision to give cage fighting the green light.

Koala cull in Cape Otway

The koalas were over-populated in the area.

A koala expert says the culling of more than 700 koalas was necessary because they were "falling out of the trees due to starvation".

'Get rid of pies and hot dogs'

Not everybody is happy with the MCC's decision to slash the price of a hot dog.

Jake Bourke   Healthy living network slams MCC's decision to slash the price of a pie and coke at the MCG.

Uni students late-night scare

The passageway from Glenferrie Station to the university.

Young female uni students in the inner suburbs say they don't feel safe travelling home alone at night, in the latest Your Town series.

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Villa del Mare, sold for $39m.

Hockey's stance against foreign investment should not stop at a $39 million Sydney mansion.

Aus Post reforms explained

Australia Post Managing Director and group CEO, Ahmed Fahour.

Australia Post CEO Ahmed Fahour explains the changes to the delivery service and the rise in the cost of stamps.

CFA training base shut down

The Fiskville training centre has been closed due to safety concerns.

Lauren Hilbert   The CFA's Fiskville training facility has been shut down after chemical residue was found in the water supply.

Confusion surrounds claims

A number of confusing claim rules for accidents involving cyclists have been exposed.

Jake Bourke   The TAC admits the rules surrounding claims from accidents involving cyclists are confusing.

Casino brawlers in cold water

Police are investigating.

Yvette Gray   Three men have ended up in the Yarra River following a fight at Southbank last night.

Confusion over co-payment

Sussan Ley announced today the Government's proposed co-payment was gone forever.

Jake Bourke   Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley says proposed GP co-payment "gone forever" but some need to "pay more" at the doctor.

End of the line for Bali duo?

Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran look to be running out of time.

Jake Bourke   Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran look to be just days from death after latest development.

Our penguins need selfie sticks

Ross suggested we arm the penguins with their own selfie sticks to fight back.

Penguins on St Kilda's foreshore are suffering from an increase in happy snappers using selfie sticks.

Middle-aged men worse off

Women who lived alone were less isolated than men, the new research has shown.

It seems middle-aged men are the ones who miss out the most when it comes to living alone, according to new research.

Stamp prices set to rise

The cost of stamps are set to rise.

Australia Post has announced a new two-tiered pricing system which could see an increase in the cost of stamps.

Your Melbourne-opoly

Neil Mitchell saw the likeness between Lord Mayor Robert Doyle and Rich Uncle Pennybags.

Ross and John have come up with a list of Melbourne icons that should feature in our city's version of the classic board game.

Interest rates kept at 2.25%

The Reserve Bank of Australia.

The Reserve Bank has decided not to reduce the official cash rate by 0.25 per cent, despite recent speculation by economists.

Neil Mitchell: tram model

Look out! Neil Mitchell's face is on a tram, all for a good cause.

Look out for the 2052 tram, Neil Mitchell is pictured next to his beloved Demons colours in a campaign for the Good Friday Appeal.

Controversial home loan deal

3AW Drive host Tom Elliott has slammed a controversial home loan deal, pictured left.

The companies at the centre of a controversial home loan deal have been labelled “mad” and “irresponsible” by Tom Elliott.

Fun police switch off tunes

MSAC

FIRST ON 3AW: A kids swimming competition has been slapped with a music ban as neighbours say they're making too much noise.

Cyclists shaken after road rage

The scene after the confrontation in Blairgowrie.

Danielle Galvin   A training session for a group of cyclists became a nightmare ride after they were attacked by a man armed with a baton.

'I definitely cheated death'

Christopher Jones is saved after suffering seizure mid-air.

Jake Bourke   A man who suffered a mid-air seizure while skydiving admits he cheated death.

Food prices slashed at the 'G

Food and drink prices have been slashed at the MCG

Food and drink prices at the MCG slashed in big win for football fans.

Photo ban at Eagles concert

Hanging Rock is a popular destination for rock concerts.

Concert goers at Hanging Rock on the weekend were warned not to take any photos of the show, five hours before the Eagles began their set.

'This will frighten people'

The wreckage of the house in The Patch, where Eli Marnock died.

Danielle Galvin   Questions have been raised about the restrictions on felling dangerous trees following the death of a toddler.

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