The father of the alleged Heyington thugs could be facing legal trouble of his own, according to Sly of the Underworld. Jared Pilgren launched a foul tirade against police after the arrest of his sons, Jay and Isaiah Stephens, for the alleged assault on Assistant Commissioner Chris O’Neill. Mr Pilgren threatened the assistant commissioner, police […]
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International visitors are heading to Victoria’s country and regional areas in record numbers. The rise in overnight international visitors is nearly four times more than the national average — 12 per cent compared to 3.3 per cent in other states. Visitor numbers to Phillip Island (The Nobbies on the island pictured above) are up a […]
A new wonder drug is showing promise in boosting the growth of children with the most common form of dwarfism. Professor Ravi Savarirayan from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute found children with achondroplasia grew an average of two centimetres more than usual on the drug, which is almost the same growth rate as their peers. […]
It’s been revealed an overzealous security guard had to be shooed away by umpires when he entered the field of play to break up a brawl between two players. Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett created headlines yesterday when he told Neil Mitchell security staff patrolling AFL crowds are ill-equipped because they appear to be “new arrivals”. […]
The new fitness fad is to run like an animal. A new exercise program, ZUU, which focuses on primal actions emulating movements from the animal kingdom, is gaining popularity. David Mummery, owner of Primal Moves in Preston, said ZUU is “very good for people that are in a sedentary job.” But ZUU isn’t the only […]
A test is being developed by Melbourne researchers in the hope of being able to predict pregnant women likely to go in to have premature births to providing better care to pre-term babies. It’s hoped a test could give doctors a better indication of the risk of going into early labour. Senior research fellow Dr […]
Advice is mounting to warn Australians against arthroscopic knee surgery, especially for patients with osteoarthritis who are aged over 50. President of the Australian Rheumatology Association Professor Rachelle Buchbinder said it could be doing more harm than good. “We are talking to GPs and importantly to patients to say don’t ask for a referral for […]
The average public sector worker takes nearly two more sickies than the average private sector worker. Why? Well, the Public Service Commissioner has told The Australian it’s because private sector bosses are too tough when it comes to sick leave. But as Ross and John mooted, surely that means the opposite could also be true… Click […]
Australians have been warned about the lasting damage that can be done to your hearing after the release of new stats that show one in 10 people have their headphones playing too loud. “It’s very damaging … because the damage is permanent,” Simon David, audiologist manager for Bupa. “It’s one of those things that creeps up […]
Victoria is in the midst of a baby boom, enjoying the biggest increase in birth rates of anywhere in Australia the past year. ABS data shows an extra 9324 births were recorded in 2016, taking the total to 82,892, which is nearly a 13 per cent jump on the previous year. But Professor Peter McDonald […]
There is a shortage of Viagra across the state, with many chemist chains completely out of stock. 3AW Breakfast were alerted to the shortage by a caller to The Rumour File, and pharmacist Sotto Kouzas confirmed it was true. “The labelled brand of that molecule has been out of stock from Pfizer for about two […]
The Rumour File strikes again. U2 will bring their Joshua Tree tour to Australia in November, nine years since they last came Down Under. As first reported on the Rumour File three weeks ago, the Bono-led band will play at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne on November 15. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday. Click PLAY […]
RUMOUR FILE A woman has reportedly given birth to a baby in the car park of a McDonald in Melbourne’s east. And then she put in her order. McDonalds Croydon licencee Ainsley Shillington told 3AW Breakfast the mother’s nervous husband came in after the birth and ordered a quarter-pounder. Click PLAY to hear her tell […]
RUMOUR FILE UPDATE A woman and man have been arrested and charged with a string of offences after they were intercepted at Albert Park. A 35-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man, both from Springvale, were taken into custody after police stopped them on Albert Park Drive about 12.30pm last Thursday. Property was seized as part […]
RUMOUR CONFIRMED On today’s Rumour File, Ross and John were informed of a tale of thievery almost too good to be true. A Brighton woman was leaving for her water aerobics class on Wednesday morning when she found her car had been what she thought was “broken into”. Her car was unlocked with no signs […]
Rebecca Andrews found herself in her mid-30s and single. Something had to change, so she tried “dating like a man”. Circular dating is openly dating several people at a time. At one stage she had five guys going within one week. It’s exhausting, but she swears by it. But is she still single? Click PLAY […]