Talking Melbourne


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.


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...

'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.

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!"


Do you feel the need for speed?

Do you feel the need for speed?

he Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix is arriving at 300km/h and to celebrate we are giving one lucky listener the thrill of a lifetime to race around the Albert Park circuit in the Swisse 2-seater.

Rumour File is back!

Rumour File thanks to Lexus of Blackburn

The Rumour File is back for 2015, thanks to Lexus of Blackburn. Phone in with your Rumour and have the chance to win a brand new Lexus NX 200t Luxury Crossover valued at $58,000 driveaway.

Word on the Street

Word on the Street thanks to City Jeep

What’s your Word on the Street? Call Tom Elliott’s Drive Show with your Word on the Street and you could win a brand new Jeep Cherokee Sport Longitude thanks to City Jeep!

Small Business Success Awards

Momentum Small Business Awards

Momentum and 3AW reward Small Business success and celebrate the exciting and sometimes challenging lives of Small Business Owners.


VFL club to train with Essendon this week

Jake Bourke 8:20 PM   Essendon players who aren't taking part in the NAB Challenge will have a hit out with VFL side Williamstown on Friday.

AFL cash clash brewing

Caroline Wilson says a major financial fight is brewing between AFL clubs and players over money.

Jake Bourke   A major financial stoush is brewing between the AFL's clubs and players, according to Caroline Wilson.

Back to the Bombers?

Kevin Sheedy is set to return to Essendon alongside James Hird.

Jake Bourke   Essendon legend Kevin Sheedy is set to return to the club before the start of the season.

Life and Culture

Jim Schembri's interview with the cheeky director of That Sugar Film

Jim Schembri 1:00 PM   In an act of sheer arrogance, Melbourne actor Damon Gameau has dared question our consumerist culture and the quality of processed health foods with his documentary That Sugar Film.

Jim Schembri's new release movies March 5

Will Smith and Margot Robbie star in Focus.

Jim Schembri 8:43 AM   New release movies including Focus, That Sugar Film, Seventh Son and Unfinished Business.

Bob Hart's caesar salad recipe - getting it right!

The classic caesar salad.

Bob Hart 12:58 PM   There are few dishes about which there is more debate, or of which more variations are offered, or in the name of which more abominations have been created, than a caesar salad.

Network News

Sydney drivers drugged behind the wheel

Driving under the influence of the drug ice is a rising concern on Sydney roads.

PM stirring up Islamophobia says human rights lawyer

Sydney Muslims gather at a rally to show their support for the Prophet Muhammad in the suburb of Lakemba

Julian Burnside a barrister, human rights advocate and author says senior political figures including the Prime Minister are creating a sense of fear about Muslims.

Gaga's performance rated better than Julie Andrews'

Lady Gaga performs at artRave on November 10, 2013 in Brooklyn, New York.

It's either the bravest or dumbest question asked by Basil Zempilas but he has asked it.