While the frosty week ahead will keep Victorian ski resort operators smiling it will also amplify the miseries of the city's homeless and dampen the spirits of children during their first week of school holidays.
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker People smugglers and crime gangs are systemically rorting Australia's working and student visa programs in various scams involving suspected corrupt immigration officials, employers and migration agents.
Daniella Miletic, Steve Lillebuen Police are investigating the death of a woman who fell from a balcony onto a rooftop in the CBD on Sunday.
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Rania Spooner, Darren Gray and Marika Dobbin A man has been kicked and punched, an Australian flag set on fire and a photographer attacked as warring left and right wing groups clash again in Melbourne.
Carolyn Webb, Marika Dobbin Victorian towns report coldest June maximum temperatures on record, according to weather bureau.
Steve Lillebuen A woman has died after falling from a balcony in Melbourne's CBD.
Steve Lillebuen A Melbourne driver will face a string of charges after reportedly fleeing the scene of a car crash, leaving his 8-year-old son behind.
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Benjaimn Preiss and Darren Gray "Millions" of taxpayer dollars are being spent on defusing violence between extreme left and right-wing protesters, Premier Daniel Andrews says.