Altona, Australia Newswire

Altona, Australia Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Altona, Australia.

Results 1 - 20 of 64 in Altona, Australia

  1. Melbourne to go more than two years without a peak-hour train timetable boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Melbourne commuters will go more than two years without a significant boost to the train timetable, at a time when demand for train travel has grown by 6.5 million journeys a year and peak-hour overcrowding has worsened on the city's busiest lines. The Andrews government has allowed the overcrowding problem to fester despite opening the Regional Rail Link 13 months ago, which created the capacity to run an extra 23 peak-hour trains between the city and the fast-growing northern and western suburbs.


  2. Hampden kids shine at championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | Warrnambool Standard

    Hampden's 15 and under netball side finished an impressive runner-up in the Netball Victoria Association Championships final for the second year running. The Bottle Greens went down to St Albans Caroline Springs Netball Association 12-10 in a thrilling decider at Parkville on Sunday.


  3. Sydney Point Piper mansion Altona back on the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Want to be Malcolm Turnbull's noisy neighbour? Altona, Australia's most famous party mansion goes on the market - for more than $52MILLION The Wang family have listed their prized Point Piper home, known as a playground for Sydney's rich and famous When publisher Deke Miskin and his wife Eve sold Altona in 2013 for $52 million it broke the house price record The covert Wang family have listed their prized Altona home in Point Piper only a week after they sold the adjoining block of land that was once part of the estate for more than $18 million. When publishing guru and property investor Deke Miskin and his wife Eve, a former model sold the Victorian Italianate home in 2013 for $52 million it broke Sydney's housing record.


  4. 'Bluey' backs Roughead cancer fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Mercury

    WHEN the news about Jarryd Roughead broke last month, it hit home to a lot of people - none more than fellow footballer and melanoma survivor Tim 'Bluey' McGrath. The former Geelong champion, and prominent racehorse owner, is a melanoma survivor and his immediate instinct was to try and help so he launched a fundraising campaign aimed at trying to fight the disease.


  5. Tradies buying utes drive Toyota Australia profits higherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Tradies buying almost 40,000 Toyota HiLux utes a year have underpinned a solid 22 per cent increase in Toyota Australia's net profit to $236 million, just 15 months before the car maker shuts down its manufacturing operations in Melbourne. The HiLux in the first five months of 2016 is the biggest-selling new vehicle of any brand or type but is made overseas in Thailand for the Australian market, with Toyota's 2500 employees at the Altona plant in western Melbourne building Camry and Aurion sedans only.


  6. Young Victorians speak up about election issues important to themRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | ABC News

    Almost 20 per cent of enrolled eligible voters are under the age of thirty - that's a sizeable chunk of the electorate that could have a major impact on the election outcome. Business owner Kate McLean, 26, said mental health, marriage equality and climate change were issues that were important to her.


  7. Western Ring Road closed: Traffic chaos after cattle truck and six cars collideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Age

    Early morning crash involving a cattle truck and several cars leaves one woman in hospital and all southbound lanes of the Western Ring Road closed during peak hour. Courtesy Seven News Melbourne .


  8. Repeat offender avoids jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Courier

    A man who repeatedly failed to answer bail for a string of driving, theft, burglary and criminal damage charges has escaped a jail sentence. A man who repeatedly failed to answer bail for a string of more than 30 driving, theft, burglary and criminal damage charges has escaped a jail sentence.


  9. Investor snaps up 14 Docklands offices in a row for $3.81mRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A rundown building at 178-180 Hoddle Street sparked a bidding war which saw it sell for $1.3 million. Docklands: Melbourne-based investor JAK Investment Group has paid $3.81 million for 14 office suites at 425 Docklands Drive in a deal negotiated by Lemon Baxter's Paul O'Sullivan.


  10. Can you identify the models in famous photographer's 1960s fashion shoots?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    It was the 1960s, and fashion was hip, hot and happening. But the models' names were not always recorded for posterity.


  11. Janina Wojcik, who vanished from Melbourne home, fled to Canberra for a new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Now, it's time to chill! Prince Harry relaxes in the Florida sun after charming the world during the Invictus Games 'He took me into a room and asked me to put on a swimsuit': Dozens of women come forward to paint picture of Donald Trump's unsettling behavior towards women Did Donald Trump leak the John Miller tapes himself? Reporter suggests the GOP front-runner gave the Washington Post the 25-year-old audio recordings to get even more media attention Up close with Huma and Anthony in crisis: Behind-the-scenes film shows Weiner patching things up with his wife after first sexting scandal... then more photos emerge 'In case you needed another reason to hate Ted Cruz': Failed GOP candidate is welcomed back to the Senate with less than open arms and is mocked on Twitter for 'parking sin' Unleash your inner genius ... with a pen and a cuddly kitten: How watching cute animal videos, having a ... (more)


  12. ExxonMobil to expand Australia refinery to supply more diesel, jet fuelRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Reuters

    May 12 ExxonMobil Corp said on Thursday it plans to expand its Altona refinery in Australia by 10,000 barrels per day to 90,000 bpd to increase output of diesel and jet fuel for the local market. The project, due to be completed in 2017, will also improve the energy efficiency of the plant in Melbourne by recovering some waste heat.


  13. Exxon refines a growth story at AltonaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Age

    ExxonMobil's Altona oil refinery has defied the decline of Australian manufacturing and is set to grow production of petroleum products by almost 13 per cent. A $20 million investment will see a pre-distillation stage added to one of the existing crude oil units at Altona, and will enable the refinery to grow its production of premium products.


  14. Altona Meadows woman charged with dangerous driving after father of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Woman charged with dangerous driving causing death 'was driving erratically' before her car ploughed into a father-of-three parked in the emergency lane of a Melbourne highway A 27-year-old woman has been charged with dangerous driving causing death after she ploughed into a father of three, killing him. Alan Dunlop, 31, died at the scene on the Western Ring Rd when his stationary car, parked in the emergency lane, was struck by the woman's car.


  15. Melbourne father Alan Dunlop killed while pulled over on Western Ring RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Pictured: The loving father-of-three, 31, killed after a car ploughed into him while he was stopped in the emergency lane of a busy highway The man killed when a car ploughed into him after he stopped to be sick on the side of the road has been identified as Melbourne father-of-three Alan Dunlop. Mr Dunlop died at the scene after he was hit by a purple Holden Commodore while he was parked in an emergency lane on Melbourne's Western Ring Road on Saturday afternoon.


  16. Victorian budget neglects housing crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Green Left Weekly

    The Victorian budget, presented by Treasurer Tim Pallas on April 27, is in surplus, due largely to a big increase in stamp duty revenue, to a record $6 billion a year. This revenue is a result of Melbourne's real estate boom.


  17. Man killed after being hit by car driving in freeway emergency laneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | ABC News

    A Werribee man has died after being hit by a car in the emergency lane of a freeway in Melbourne's west. The man in his 30s was a passenger in a car on Western Ring Road, near the Boundary Road ramp, at Sunshine West.


  18. Victorian state budget 2016: the verdictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Education received a cash splash, with the Andrews government heralding the $1.1 billion capital works package as the largest ever single investment in school infrastructure. $287 million will be spent on buying land and building 23 new state schools and $10 million for kindergartens.


  19. New Tech Network and Parramatta Marist Collaborate to Establish Australian Training CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | PRWeb

    The hope is that when students leave the school, they will take with them a passion for discovery through lifelong learning. New Tech Network , , today announced that seven more schools have joined its network in Australia.


  20. Second title for StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Bendigo Advertiser

    WINNER: Chloe Stewart is the Victorian state singles champion once more after a memorable win against Kellie Bowles. Pictures: NONI HYETT The 20-year-old defeated Koroit's Kellie Bowles 25-15 to clinch her second Bowls Victoria singles championship at Bendigo East Bowling Club on Thursday.