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Program Highlights

Poultry welfare standards

11:18 AM   The RSPCA wants no caged eggs produced in Australia.

NEIL MITCHELL

'We shouldn't fund appeal'

Neil can't understand.

10:39 AM   Neil Mitchell says he can't understand why legal aid lawyers are considering a taxpayer-funded appeal for Sean Price.

Parent angered by drug project

The project in question.

9:39 AM   A Melbourne parent is concerned after his child was given a project asking them how they'd sell drugs.

Protesters above Freeway

Logging protesters above the Tullamarine Freeway this morning.

9:31 AM   Logging protesters have been seen holding banners above the Tullamarine Freeway this morning.

Camera investigation update

8:40 AM   Temporary speed signs seem to have been placed in the wake of 3AW's traffic camera investigation.

Inside 'village of the damned'

2:18 PM   Neil Mitchell spoke with the Corrections Commissioner about Corella Place on Monday.

Woman attacked with axe

12:05 PM   A woman aged in her 30s has suffered upper body injuries when she was attacked with an axe at a nail salon at Fountain Gate Shopping Centre.

Robberies on the rise

There has been an increase in service station, convenience store and jewellery store robberies across Melbourne.

Weekend questions 'offensive'

Is it offensive to ask a woman if she had a good weekend? Apparently so.

Barnaby backs Heyfield mill

Barnaby Joyce has made a last-ditch effort to save the Heyfield timber mill.

Ban on nicotine in e-cigarettes

The ban on on nicotine in e-cigarettes in Australia will continue.

Hazelwood 'must stay open'

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott says the Hazelwood power plant needs to stay open.

'No evidence' to act on

Gillon McLachlan spoke with Neil Mitchell over the phone on Friday.

Gillon McLachlan has rejected suggestions West Coast's 2006 premiership and Ben Cousins' Brownlow Medal are tarnished.

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PM hits out at Hanson

The PM discusses the Westminster terrorist attack, Hazelwood power station and more.

Police Chief signals heightened security and police measures

Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton in the studio with Neil Mitchell.

A security meeting to discuss what additional measures are needed at the Grand Prix in the wake of the terror attack in London.

'Significant changes' ahead over MP's expenses

A wider ranging review could lead to significant changes in MP's allowances.

The President of the Upper House Bruce Atkinson says the next step in the allowances saga is in the hands of the Legislative Assembly and the Premier.

Lingy's footy predictions!

Lingy's expecting giant things from GWS.

Footy's back and Cameron Ling has put himself on the line ahead of the first bounce!

Tiger snake bites woman twice

The tiger snake that attacked Ellen while she picked tomatoes.

A woman who was bitten twice by a tiger snake as gone on to play in a golf tournament just days later.

Lunch with Sir Jackie Stewart

Sir Jackie Stewart in the studio with Neil Mitchell.

Formula 1 racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart shares with Neil Mitchell his specific ideas to find a cure for dementia.

Former ASADA boss weighs in on drug culture allegations at West Coast

Richard Ings has defended the 2006 grand final win.

The former head of ASADA has rejected claims the 2006 AFL Grand Final and Brownlow Medal was tarnished by an alleged "drug culture" at the West Coast Eagles.

Julia Gillard's new role

Neil Mitchell has questioned if it's too soon.

Neil Mitchell has questioned the appointment of former Prime Minister Julia Gillard as the new chairperson of beyondblue.

'Controversial' mural makeover

The 'controversial' Kanye West mural, that greatly offended one Melbourne father, has had a significant makeover!

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'Time to put the pressure on'

A petition has been launched.

Neil Mitchell says it's time to put the pressure on Parliament over the entitlements saga.

Man injured in agg burg

Police are investigating.

A 31-year-old Geelong man has suffered serious injuries to his arm after being bashed in an aggravated burglary.

New report wants driving age lowered to 17

The committee recommends the age be lowered.

A parliamentary committee has called for the driving age to be lowered to 17.

Disturbing messages on app

A screenshot of one of the messages.

A mother has contacted Neil Mitchell's program disturbed by messages received by her young daughter on a social networking site.

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Heartbroken mother speaks out

The victim's mother has spoken out.

Neil Mitchell has spoken with the mother of an alleged rape victim. She wants the legal system changed.

Father offended by mural

A Melbourne father says the work of graffiti artist LushSux doesn't just offend him anymore, it scares him.

WATCH

Truck near miss

Truck nearly hits car at Tullamarine.

CCTV footage shows the moment a truck nearly takes out a car at a Tullamarine intersection.

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'It was really really tough'

Ms Garrett in studio with Neil Mitchell on 3AW Mornings.

Former Emergency Services Minister Jane Garrett reflects on her past year.

Stolen puppies found

Stolen puppies

Five of six Maremma puppies, stolen from a farm at Cardinia more than two weeks ago, have been found safe and well.

Trans footballer debate

Leading sports medico Dr Peter Larkins says there's no doubt a transgender person will one day play in the AFL Women's league.

PC spat over war memorial

A spat has erupted between a former war veteran and DFAT over its decision to remove the word "mateship" from a memorial.

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Pipeline testing to commence

Water and Police Minister Lisa Nevile in the 3AW studio.

The controversial North South pipeline will be tested, after years of inactivity caused major problems with the Desal plant.

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More job losses on the way

Premier Daniel Andrews in the studio earlier with Neil Mitchell.

Premier Daniel Andrews has vowed to do whatever it takes to keep the Heyfield Mill open and rejected claims his government failed to consult on the mill's future.

Govt hasnt 'lost trust' of voters

Daniel Andrews in the 3AW studio.

Neil Mitchell has pressed Premier Daniel Andrews on whether the government is "on the nose" with Victorians.

Twilight grand final '50/50'

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan says the grand final will only be moved if it makes the spectacle better for those there.

Driver tells of harrowing crash

Emergency services at the scene of the horror crash.

One of the drivers of yesterday's fatal Princes Freeway crash speaks to Neil Mitchell.

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PM fires off on Senate

The Prime Minister in the studio with Neil Mitchell.

The Prime Minister in the studio with Neil Mitchell.

Lunch with Sir Jackie Stewart OBE

You are invited to join Formula 1 racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart OBE for an exclusive lunch to raise funds for Race Against Dementia.

Snowy Hydro scheme a 'plan for future'

The plan to expand the Snowy Hydro Scheme is straightforward, experts say.

The $2 billion dollar expansion of the Snowy Hydro scheme is a cheap and effective plan for the future of Australia's energy supply, experts say.

'We need to do what we need to do'

Newly elected ACTU boss Sally McManus.

The secretary of the Victorian Trades Hall Council has defended controversial comments made by the new boss of the ACTU.

Crime rate rise

The statistics were released this morning.

Victoria's crime rate has jumped eight per cent.

Hero engineer creates limbs

A prosthetic finger Mat has created using a 3D printer.

An engineer is going out of his way to create prosthetic limbs for people, for free.

No-go zones for city cyclists

Robert Doyle in the studio with Neil Mitchell.

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle says the city should look at making some roads no go zones for cyclists to improve safety.

Lord Mayor's dig at the UN

The homeless camp outside Flinders Street Station earlier this year.

Robert Doyle has fired back at the United Nations, telling a senior official to "get their facts straight" about his plan for Melbourne's homeless.

'Kids' rights were violated'

Leading psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg has slammed the ABC's new TV documentary series 'Bullied'.

Anger over police shooting

Constable Ben Ashmole is still recovering from the wounds.

Disgust has followed the sentencing of two men who shot an officer in the back of the head.

Plague of fish in Port Phillip Bay

Fishing in Port Phillip Bay is as good now as it has been in the last 40 years.

'Distraught and angry' witness describes terrifying scenes

Vicki called through shortly after the robbery happened.

A terrified witness who contacted Neil Mitchell yesterday following a brazen daylight smash and grab at a shopping centre in South Morang says she is distraught and angry.

Calls for a shorter work week

The Greens are calling for a debate about the working week, with a proposal to shorten it to just four days.

Harrowing armed robbery

A witness has told Neil Mitchell about harrowing armed robbery at South Morang.

Victorians getting ripped off

A new report has found Victorians are paying about $250 million more a year for their electricity than they should.

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Horror run on Victorian roads

Assistant Commissioner Doug Fryer in studio with Neil Mitchell.

A 13-year-old boy has this morning become the fifth person killed in five days on the state's roads.

MCG to host State of Origin

Melbourne looks set to host game 2 of the 2018 NRL State of Origin series.

Pets killed in school break-in

Footprints on the scene.

Neil Mitchell encourages the community to rally around a Rosebud school vandalised on the weekend.

Pony causes spat with council

 Buddy the pony.

A woman who runs a pony party hire company has had an unexpected run-in with the local council.

Baton Relay begins in London

The Queen hands the baton over to cyclist Anna Meares.

The baton relay has begun in London ahead of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Protesters target logging

The protest banner.

Protesters are targeting logging of Victoria's native forests.

Bieber's mystery girl revealed

The search is on for a mystery girl spotted with Justin Bieber on the steps of Parliament house.

WATCH

Truck rental 'rip off'

Thirfty worker attempts to fill up rental truck with petrol, only to discover it's full.

A Melbourne man has filmed a the moment a truck hire business accused him of failing to fill up the tank.

Moomba Parade festivities

Thousands of Melburnians have lined the city's streets for the annual Moomba Parade.

What kids worry about

For Australian kids, the days of worrying about monsters under the bed are long gone.

Resurgence of NHW

Neighbourhood Watch Victoria started in 1983 at Kananook, a suburb of Frankston.

The recent crime surge in Melbourne has seen the resurgence of Neighbourhood Watch.

Shawry's spat over Queen

Tony Shaw has locked horns on-air with a Collingwood supporter over the Queen.

Long-lost book returned

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg received a long-lost book from his childhood and a letter with it.

A long-lost childhood book has been returned to 3AW's own Michael Carr-Gregg.

Woman's breath test blunder

A female driver has allegedly failed a breath test, moments after a press conference with police about the dangers of drink-driving had begun.

Mick Gatto's Essendon claim

Mick Gatto.

Neil Mitchell has called on the AFL to investigate Essendon's links with Mick Gatto.

Tree netting injuring bats

Backyard fruit tree netting is injuring and killing Melbourne's fruit bat population.

Motorists wrongly fined

Hundreds of motorists who believe they've been wrongly fined by speed cameras on the Western Ring Road are told not to ignore the penalty notices.

Graffiti vandal caught on roof

3AW has been sent disturbing footage of a seemingly drug-fuelled graffiti artist being caught in the act.

IDEAS FACTORY

Landlord vs Renter

Neil Mitchell wants to know how we can make life easier for renters, without punishing owners.

National energy plan needed

The head of the Australian Energy Market Operator says a national plan is needed to avoid gas shortages and blackouts

Letters to childhood heroes

Young boy wrote a letter to David Attenborough and received a wonderful reply.

A five-year-old boy wrote a letter to his hero, David Attenborough, and received a wonderful reply.

Trail bike riders wreak havoc

Trail bike riders are wreaking havoc on bike tracks and bushland in Melbourne's west.

TAC decision 'mutual'

The TAC says the decision to end its sponsorship with Geelong was mutual.

RUMOUR CONFIRMED

Fitness institute to close

The institute features Steve 'Commando' Willis prominently in its advertising.

A well-known fitness institute that went into administration last month has closed its doors.

Race against dementia

Formula 1 racing legend, Sir Jackie Stewart, has launched a campaign to raise money for dementia research, and to find a cure.

Latest poll puts Guy ahead

Matthew Guy and Daniel Andrews.

Daniel Andrews is in serious trouble, if you believe the latest opinion polls...

WATCH

Incredible winch rescue

After Jordan's incredible story went to air last week, 3AW Mornings received a call from another very grateful man.

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New robbery tactic emerges

3AW Mornings has been sent footage of what appears to be a new crime tactic on Melbourne's streets.

Ads breach food code

Complaints made against Bakers Delight ads have been upheld by the Advertising Standards Board.

WATCH

Special guests at Moomba

86-year-old Kenneth Weeks (right) and his dance partner, 70-year-old Lyne Luxford.

Two of the stars of Melbourne's White Night are expected to perform at the Moomba festival.

'Political correctness gone mad'

A green walking lady in Richmond.

It's been slammed as "political correctness gone mad" but the push is on for Victorian pedestrian crossings to become gender equal.

'They're a bunch of sooks'

Tony Jones has given the Indian cricket team a MIGHTY clip on 3AW Mornings.

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Treasurer defends concert trips

Tim Pallas in studio with Neil Mitchell.

The Victorian Treasurer has come to the defence of two government MPs who used ministerial cars to attend a Bruce Springsteen concert.

Jordan's incredible recovery

Jordan then and Jordan now.

A 10-year-old boy who was critically injured in an accident last year has made an incredible recovery.

Appalling treatment at airport

Neil Mitchell has heard of several cases.

Neil Mitchell has been given a first-hand account of a 17-hour airport ordeal a businessman had with customs in Los Angeles.

Push to change helmet laws

A Victorian cyclist group is calling for bike helmet laws to be scrapped.

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Neil Mitchell's exotic coffee

Neil Mitchell well and truly jumped out of his coffee comfort zone on Friday.

Koala bites Jane's foot!

Zoologist Chris Humfrey with Bruce the koala.

The 3AW studio was briefly turned into a zoo on Friday morning...

Alpaca on the run!

An Alpaca meeting some locals.

An extremely friendly Alpaca decided to cut loose in Bentleigh on Friday!

NBN chief frustrated, too

NBN chief Bill Morrow says he can understand the frustration surrounding the lack of clarity with its installation.

Bus smashes through shop

Bus smashes into North Melbourne takeaway shop.

A bus has collided with a truck and smashed through the front of a takeaway shop at North Melbourne.

Monash truck trial scrapped

VicRoads denies its been forced to cut short a 90 kilometres-an-hour trial for trucks after just six months.

Ideas Factory: Millennials

The effects of growing up with technology, social media and instant gratification

'Holy grail' of stupidity

PETA has asked Australian music greats Hunters & Collectors to change the name of the band.

Roos brutally mowed down

This kangaroo was injured in the attack.

About a dozen kangaroos have been brutally mowed down in a shocking case of animal cruelty in Gippsland.

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Lunch with Sir Jackie Stewart OBE

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