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Hikes in water bills, car registration, and ride-share fees

Effective today, residents of Melbourne and Victoria will see various increases in government fees, fines, and charges as the new financial year begins. According...

Victoria’s medical research receives $2.9m boost to save lives

The Allan Labor Government is propelling local researchers toward groundbreaking medical advancements with new grants supporting world-leading research projects in Victoria and beyond. Minister for...

Parents urged to enrol children in kindergarten for 2025

families across Victoria are encouraged to enrol their children in kindergarten for the 2025 school year, emphasising the critical role early childhood education plays...

Boosting Australia’s economy by unlocking migrant skills

Australia's economy could see a significant boost by fully utilising the skills of migrant workers already in the country. New research by non-profit SSI...

RACV’s winter driving tips: Stay safe and chill out

Winter has officially arrived, and with the June long weekend on the horizon, RACV is urging motorists to exercise caution as wet, foggy, and...

Australia cancels 30 visas over the past week

In a significant move to protect community safety, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, and Multicultural Affairs Andrew Giles announced the cancellation of 30 visas over...

‘The Substance’ set to shine at Sydney Film Festival’s closing night

The Sydney Film Festival is gearing up to host the Australian Premiere of "The Substance," fresh from its acclaim at Cannes, as the festival’s...

Melbourne charity seeks help amid homelessness surge

As winter tightens its icy grip on Melbourne and the cost of living escalates, a local charity is grappling with a surge in homelessness....

Increasing bulk-billed consultations for Victorians

The government is collaborating with other Australian jurisdictions to support general practitioners in offering more bulk-billed primary healthcare consultations for families. Following extensive consultation with...

Melbourne artist tribute to Zomi Frankcom calling for ceasefire

Zomi Frankcom, who worked tirelessly with the World Central Kitchen (WCK) in Gaza epitomised the finest qualities of Australians: selflessness, courage, and compassion. Her...