Victorian rabbit farm under investigation following animal cruelty accusations

WARNING: This article contains graphic images A commercial rabbit meat farm in the state’s east is under investigation for allegations of cruelty after undercover footage surfaced showing live, caged rabbits with facial injuries and missing limbs. The footage, seen by The Age, allegedly shows a live rabbit at Southern Farmed Rabbits in Gippsland being thrown […]

‘Stressed’ Victorian hospitals brace for COVID’s third wave

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. Victorian hospitals are bracing for a third wave of seriously ill coronavirus patients, with staff shortages, workforce burnout and overrun emergency departments fuelling a crisis across the public health system. With the state recording 208 new coronavirus cases on Friday – and Premier Daniel Andrews warning […]

One new Victorian COVID-19 case discovered as inner city exposure sites named

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. Victoria has reported one new local case of coronavirus on Sunday, which the health department says is a primary close contact who has been in quarantine through their infectious period. There were 14,390 vaccine doses administered across the state on Saturday and 17,102 test results returned. […]

Victorian house with BALL PIT playroom goes on the market for £475,000

Five-bedroom Victorian house with its own BALL PIT playroom and four floors goes on the market for £475,000 Built in 1890, the unique property in Grimsby may have dated decor but it retains plenty of period features  Detached home is spread over four floors, containing five bedrooms and five bathrooms plus a kitchen/diner  The property, […]

Victorian man tests positive to coronavirus

A Victorian man has tested positive to coronavirus after completing a stint in South Australia’s hotel quarantine system and returning to his home in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. In a statement the Department of Health said a “full public health response” was underway after the man aged in his 30s tested positive on Tuesday. “The individual […]

‘Haunted Victorian child’ dog goes viral with hilarious adoption post

More On: dogs Homeward hound! Missing dog reunited with owner after 5 years on the street Dogs with post-pandemic separation anxiety get pricey therapy to cope Diva dog gets manicure with ‘Chanel’ nails Rescue dog from Texas accidentally reunited with sons in NYC A 2-year-old rescue dog in New Jersey has gone viral after his […]

Victorian idyll once owned by Mick Fleetwood Mac goes on sale for £4M

Property Dreams! Hampshire country mansion where Mick Fleetwood lived before supergroup stardom – and now boasts a tennis court, swimming pool and TEN bedrooms – goes on sale for £4million Benifold House, the former home of Fleetwood Mac’s founder, Mick Fleetwood, 73, is on the market  Estate agent Knight Frank is advertising the sprawling Hampshire […]

Victorian independent schools grow four times faster than Catholic sector

Talking points Victoria had more than 1 million students in 2020, up 1.6% year on year Thirty-six per cent attended non-government schools, the second highest level in the country The number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Victoria rose 5.5% to 18,185 Full-time equivalent staff numbers rose 3.6% year on year to 112,955  […]