More than $170 million in taxes from property developers and land owners, gathered to build new infrastructure in Melbourne's under-resourced growth suburbs, is instead being harvested by the Andrews government.
Lisa Davies The Herald has a long and proud history of foreign affairs coverage and has always encouraged fearless and independent reporting from the corners of the world that our readers are the most engaged with.
Fergus Hunter Industry Minister Arthur Sinodinos has likened denial of climate change to the anti-vaccination movement, saying that science and innovation are required to combat these views.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter "This is an assault on every democracy, every parliament, every free nation," Malcolm Turnbull said.
Benjamin Preiss state political reporter Some inmates in Victoria's troubled youth justice centres were placed in prolonged seclusion more than 100 times with some inmates held so long they were forced to defecate in isolation rooms.
Matthew Knott, Amy Remeikis Liberal Party moderates are concerned a postal vote could work to the advantage of opponents of marriage equality.
Jane Lee A judge has described a BMX rider who sexually abused more than 20 young girls as a "monster of sexual depravity", whose crimes demonstrated the dangers of social media.
Deborah Gough A man looking at pictures of bodies on his phone on an early morning train sparked a security scare that shut down two platforms and caused heavy delays at Flinders Street Station.
Eryk Bagshaw The final stage of Centrelink's digital transformation will be led by Accenture, the same company that delayed 1 million tax returns in 2010.
Richard Willingham, Benjamin Preiss Disgraced Melton MP Don Nardella chose not to live in his St Kilda property because it was "not spacious enough" and chose to live in an Ocean Grove caravan park so he could continue claiming a lucrative second residence allowance.