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What Victoria wants from the fed budget

Yahoo7 News - ‎6 hours ago‎
It did want money for the $11 billion Melbourne Metro Rail Project, until Victoria decided to go it alone just to get it done.
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Car found dumped in northern Victoria believed to be connected to Bankstown fatal shooting

9news.com.au - ‎10 hours ago‎
Investigations are underway after a car believed to have been used in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in a Sydney shopping centre car park has been found dumped in northern Victoria. The heavily damaged twin cab ute was found abandoned at ...
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One dead, three injured in car crashes across Victoria

9news.com.au - ‎18 hours ago‎
One dead, three injured in car crashes across Victoria. 9NEWS. By. 9NEWS. April 30, 2016: Police are investigating two car crashes which took place in Victoria overnight, leaving one woman dead and two others in hospital with critical injuries. FTBAPGL.

Victoria Wood campaign launched for statue of her dressed as iconic character Kimberley's Friend

Mirror.co.uk - ‎1 hour ago‎
A campaign to immortalise comedian Victoria Wood in her home city is calling for a statue of her dressed as her iconic character Kimberley's Friend.
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Malcolm Turnbull just a 'bum on a seat' on Victoria's public transport: Tim Pallas

The Age - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Malcolm Turnbull is just a "bum on a seat" during visits to Victoria, happy to ride the state's trains and trams but refusing to stump up major funding for its key transport project, Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas says. He made the combative and ...

Victoria Police Association wants speed limits near stationary patrol cars

Herald Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
“Police, ambos and fireys deserve the same consideration (as road workers). The safety of our members and their emergency services colleagues demands that this issue is seriously looked at by our roads authorities and Victoria Police.” Roads Minister ...
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Victoria's 'banker schools' scandal referred to prosecutors

The Australian - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Victoria's Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission yesterday revealed that the true cost of the so-called “banker schools” scandal could be more than $6 million and the false invoicing scam operated for more than seven years.
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Victoria Police Chief Frank Elsner suspended

CBC.ca - ‎17 hours ago‎
Victoria's police chief Frank Elsner has been suspended, effective immediately, following allegations of misconduct, including attempting to influence witnesses and delete information from Victoria Police computers. The new accusations surfaced in ...

Lost album shows the ill-fated granddaughter of Queen Victoria at play

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎9 hours ago‎
Just before she turned 18 and was unhappily wed to Prince Ferdinand of Romania, Princess Marie, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria, spent three glorious years at Devonport, the Plymouth naval base of which her father, the Duke of Edinburgh, was ...

Severe drought savaging confidence of Victorian farmers

Herald Sun - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
A long summer has left up to 70 per cent of Victoria battling one of the worst droughts in recent years. But with just a 50 per cent chance of a wet La Nina by winter, rural communities are bracing for a tough year ahead.
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2 dead after double shooting at Ellesmere and Victoria Park, police say

CBC.ca - ‎13 hours ago‎
A man and a woman are dead following a shooting in Scarborough on Friday night, police say. Toronto police say they were called to a parking lot near Ellesmere Road and Victoria Park Avenue around 9:50 p.m. on Friday. Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook told ...

Launceston's Queen Victoria Museum recreates 19th Century exhibit to mark its 125th year

ABC Online - ‎17 hours ago‎
The World Inside: 125 Years of the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery exhibit also pays tribute to the museum's first director, Herbert Hedley Scott, including a re-imaging of his office.
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Body of missing man Taddeo Haigh found in Victoria's Alpine region

ABC Online - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
His body was found by Victoria Police officers and it is not known how long he had been dead. Mr Haigh's parents flew in from Germany last night to join police and volunteers who were scouring a 1.5-kilometre area where he was last seen.

Labor shuns strategy for success

Courier Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Infrastructure Partnerships Australia chief executive Brendan Lyon said: “If you look at what is possible in NSW and Victoria, where the public sector's gone and found the money by leasing assets, and then you see what's not happening in Queensland ...

Esther Rantzen on the late Victoria Wood: "What a writer. What a performer. What a genius"

Radio Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
It was nearly 20 years ago when a ChildLine fundraiser rang me at home, thrilled, to tell me, "Victoria Wood says she'll do a show for us, Esther, if you will interview her.
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Climate outlook predicts warmer, wetter winter for parts of Victoria

The Age - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Victoria is in for a warmer than usual start to winter and a wetter finish, according to the Bureau of Meteorology's latest season forecast.
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Victoria Beckham Was "Uncomfortable" Being A Spice Girl

Refinery29 - ‎17 hours ago‎
In the late '90s, everyone wanted to be in the Spice Girls. Well, everyone except one person. The then-Posh Spice and now-Victoria Beckham “always felt uncomfortable,” with the band, former manager Simon Fuller tells The Daily Mail. “Even in the Spice ...

Witnesses sought in Mayfair Mall Toys "R" Us fire in Victoria

CBC.ca - ‎12 hours ago‎
Victoria police are asking witnesses of a fire at a Toys "R" Us store at Mayfair Mall on Wednesday to come forward with information that could help their investigation.
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Nanaimo pair arrested in connection with 2015 Victoria homicide

CBC.ca - ‎17 hours ago‎
Police have made two arrests in connection with the suspicious death of Shaun Alexander McGregor that occurred in Victoria in 2015.

Overvalued houses? Not in Victoria says CMHC

CBC.ca - ‎19 hours ago‎
Victoria's real estate market might not be as overheated as some think, according to a new report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
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