Under a series of recommendations, Brunswick Street would, eventually, be turned over to pedestrians, trams and cyclists between Alexandra and Victoria parades.
The nation's capital city mayors have asked Prime Minister Tony Abbott to reform alcohol taxation, saying young men "preloading" on cheap wine before hitting city nightspots were behind much booze-fuelled violence.
From an adults-only version of the Little Mermaid to a roof-raising farewell to FBi Social, we have the week covered.
Bruce Morcombe is confident the Australian legal system will prevail when the man convicted of murdering his son Daniel fronts the Court of Appeal next month.
A bid by Peter Slipper to produce fresh evidence in his fight against conviction will be blocked by the Commonwealth.
A set of rare digitalised photographs of Phar Lap's Australian victories will be displayed at the National Museum of Australia.
The purge of federal public service jobs will spare most immigration and customs staff as they prepare to form the new Australian Border Force.
A man has died after being crushed by a grain silo on a farm in the state's north-west.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Victorian Premier Denis Napthine will campaign together for the first time on Friday.
Victorian police will be given new powers to secretly search homes - for crimes that could include shoplifting and minor assaults - if the Napthine government is re-elected.