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Elective surgery target slashed by Victorian government

A key target for 240,000 Victorians to go under the knife for elective surgery each year is no more, with the state government quietly moving the goal-posts. In 2022, the …

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Labor MP sacked over ‘repeated’ inappropriate behaviour

A Victorian government MP has been forced out of the Labor party room over mounting allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards women – but police will not be asked to investigate. …

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Youth homelessness rising as housing crisis bites

Australia’s housing shortage and other crises are leaving more children and young people teetering on the edge of homelessness, as campaigners call for an end to the vicious cycle. There …

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Footy great charged with historic child sex offences

Australian rules football great Carl Ditterich has been charged with historic child sex offences. The former ruckman, who played 285 games for St Kilda and Melbourne from 1963 to 1980, …

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Liberal leader to be saddled with more defamation bouts

Victorian Opposition Leader John Pesutto is refusing to step down from the top job under the weight of mounting legal battles. British women’s activist Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull said she had instructed …

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‘I’m a fighter’: Pesutto pushes back on leadership talk

Victorian Opposition Leader John Pesutto has vowed to keep fighting amid speculation his leadership is under threat after the sudden exit of his two most senior staffers. Following the resignation …

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Looming heat spike causing ‘grave concern’ for fires

More than half of Victoria is on high alert for extreme bushfire conditions as crews make inroads on a wild blaze in the state’s west. Extreme fire danger is predicted …

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At-war Liberals ready for defamation trial

A high-profile lawyer has been dressed down in court as exiled Victorian Liberal MP Moira Deeming’s defamation battle with Opposition Leader John Pesutto heads for trial. In a procedural hearing …

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Storm to leave Victorian homes without power overnight

Thousands of Victorian homes could be left without power overnight as a wild thunderstorm sweeps across the state. A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued on Tuesday afternoon for Bendigo, …

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Chorus of condemnation after neo-Nazi march in Ballarat

White supremacists have marched through Ballarat, catching police by surprise and attracting the ire of politicians. There’s been a chorus of condemnation after a small group of white supremacists descended …

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