Updated: 05:32 EST

Latest news about Melbourne

Kate Ceberano entertains the crowd at the Australian Open ahead of Ash Barty's semi-final match against American Madison Keys

27/01/22 10:10

27/01/22 09:20

Nick Kyrgios went Instagram official with girlfriend Costeen Hatzi in December.

27/01/22 09:14

Tennis superstar Ashleigh Barty has stormed through to her first Australian Open final on home soil with a dominating straight sets victory.

27/01/22 08:18

An unknown Aussie duo are the only men now standing in the way of Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis' hopes of a maiden grand slam title at the Australian Open in Melbourne.

27/01/22 06:29

The Special Ks' semi-final was promoted to Rod Laver Arena after their giant-killing run on outside courts and the home hopes did not disappoint on centre stage as they won in straight sets.

27/01/22 05:35

A talented chef has shared how to make the most indulgent chocolate mud cake that is perfect for every occasion. 

27/01/22 05:04

A new report had studied the fees of more than 500 private schools across Australia and found those in Victoria were on average the priciest while NSW was the second highest.

27/01/22 04:56

Content creator and Only Fans star Tee Jay, who posts under the handle 'Wippa Snippa', revealed her strange side effect with fans.

27/01/22 04:46

Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis won their Australian Open doubles semi-final in front of a raucous crowd at Rod Laver Arena on Thursday.

27/01/22 04:21

University of Melbourne Professor John Massie insists there is no ethical reason stopping doctors from jabbing kids without parental approval.

27/01/22 04:04

A Melbourne father-of-two on holiday at the Sunshine Coast has saved a young family's pet puppy called Panda after he found a 2.5m python trying to crush the pooch.

27/01/22 02:54

Beaten Kiwi rival Michael Venus branded raucous Aussie Nick Kyrgios 'an absolute knob' after his dramatic doubles defeat - but now Nine's Today host and tennis analysts have returned serve.

27/01/22 02:35

Georgia Love and Lee Elliot recently moved into their $1.3million townhouse in Melbourne's upmarket suburb of Hampton East. 

27/01/22 01:03

Specialist fire investigators have confirmed a lightning strike was the beginning of a Melbourne house fire. Fire crews were called to the blaze around 8am on Thursday.

27/01/22 00:45

Nick Kyrgios may be winning on the doubles court, but it's his glamorous girlfriend Costeen Hatzi who is really reaping the benefits

26/01/22 22:19

Scientists fear the new 'stealth' variant detected across Europe could also be even harder to track than previous strains as it can only be confirmed through lab analysis rather than a PCR test.

26/01/22 21:16

The North Melbourne captain, 50, walked out on the club before the 2002 season when his affair with the wife of teammate Anthony Stevens became public

26/01/22 21:12

Residents across large swathes of Victoria are being urged to prepare for 'life threatening flash flooding' as a powerful mega storm hits Melbourne bringing wild winds and heavy rain.

26/01/22 15:37

After a day of bikini-clad fun at the beach, hordes of Aussies hit the town on Wednesday night after a sunny Australia Day for most of the county.

26/01/22 15:05

An Australian coach has emerged as an unlikely ally for Madison Keys in the American's quest to crash the Barty party at Melbourne Park.

26/01/22 14:14

Michaela Jones, from Melbourne, gave birth to her daughter Thea at Frankston Hospital on December 16. She had tested positive to Covid and was alone during the labour.

26/01/22 13:29

Even when the best match of the tournament is playing out, it seems like this Australian Open cannot escape the shadow of Novak Djokovic.

26/01/22 10:24

Australian singer and actress Tottie Goldsmith, 59, revealed her surprising connection to U2's Bono during an appearance on The Project on Wednesday.

26/01/22 08:44

Hewett and Reid defeated Argentina's Fernandez and Japan's Kunieda 6-2 4-6 (10-7) to defend their title for a second time and win a 13th Grand Slam title together.

26/01/22 08:02

The Kiwi tennis double star didn't hold back on what what he thinks of the controversial world number 115 Aussie in an explosive interview.

26/01/22 07:55

Kyrgios blasted a wild and unnecessary shot into the crowd which hit a child in the stomach before running over and giving him a racquet by means of apology.

26/01/22 07:47

Stefanos Tsitsipas breezed into the Australian Open semi-final once again with a dominant 6-3 6-4 6-2 victory over Italy's 11th seed Jannik Sinner - the third time he has made this stage at Melbourne.

26/01/22 06:21

Collins was in a dark place last year while suffering severe abdominal and back pain during her periods that impacted her ability to train and play. It led to a diagnosis of endometriosis.

26/01/22 05:20

He made history this year after becoming the first Australian of the Year with a physical disability since the award program started 62 years ago. 

26/01/22 04:15

Christina Sikalias , a 29-year-old from Melbourne, taught herself makeup artistry after falling in love with the power of products to highlight a client's best features.

26/01/22 03:21

Most capital cities have seen pleasant conditions for Australia Day but the summer's wild weather isn't over yet with storms forecast for Victoria, more rain in the north and a heatwave for Perth.

25/01/22 23:28

Seconds after he was subjected to an ugly crowd slur, Italian tennis star Matteo Berrettini had a message for unruly supporters at the Australian Open - you are not true fans of the sport.

25/01/22 22:30

INSIGHT BY MIKE DICKSON: Shapovalov's 'corrupt' outburst at umpire Bernardes was triggered by Nadal being late off his chair at the start of second set when the Canadian was ready to serve.

25/01/22 22:29

Hayley de Angelis, from Melbourne, founded Cleanse & Co from her loungeroom after finding great strength and comfort in carrying various crystals around during a low point in her life.

25/01/22 22:19

Has Silverchair frontman Daniel Johns found love again?

25/01/22 20:45

The monument in St Kilda in Melbourne 's southeast was covered in the paint and plastered with protest signs demanding the abolition of Australia Day and insisting the nation was founded on genocide.

25/01/22 13:55

Melbourne and Perth will both see a scorching hot public holiday with temperatures to soar into the 30s while Sydneysiders can also plan to soak up the sunshine.

25/01/22 13:30

Travelers are raving about Billabong Falls cabin hidden in the Dandenong Ranges rainforest that has its own private billabong and waterfall and features a hot tub and outdoor shower.

25/01/22 11:32

Rebecca Judd and her husband Chris Judd enjoyed a tennis match on Tuesday. 

25/01/22 09:05

The Ashleigh Barty party continues at the Australian Open after progressing to the semi-finals at her home grand slam for the second time in her career.

25/01/22 08:35

A slimmed-down Rebel Wilson, who recently has shed a staggering 35 kilograms (77.1 lbs) from her frame, ate a snack while waiting for her car to get washed in Los Angeles on Monday.

25/01/22 08:22

Travelers are raving about Billabong Falls cabin hidden in the Dandenong Ranges rainforest that has its own private billabong and waterfall and features a hot tub and outdoor shower.

25/01/22 07:40

Nadal, looking for just his second title in Melbourne, raced into a 2-0 lead after winning the opening sets 6-3, 6-4 but he was pegged back by Shapovalov before winning it in the fifth.

25/01/22 05:08

Canadian tennis star Denis Shapovalov has lost the plot on court at the Australian Open, accusing a chair umpire of being corrupt.

25/01/22 04:43

Vandals have targetted the site where a former soldier exploded in a fiery wreck after visiting his estranged partner. 

25/01/22 04:26

Richard George suffered a fractured eye socket and a broken nose when he was viciously bashed by fake policemen who stole his Audi A5, then used it to pull the same trick on other unsuspecting drivers

25/01/22 03:57

Bill Kontogeorgis, 60, has been refused bail after an attack in November where he allegedly tried to stab his ex-wife's new boyfriend before the boyfriend struck him with a shovel.

25/01/22 02:32

Ruby Dow, 21, was soaking up the sun at a beach in Melbourne's Bayside area over the weekend when she spotted the unwelcome spectator taking photos of her sunbathing.

24/01/22 23:30

A tram driver has told off a man for vaping during a tram ride in a video uploaded to TikTok last week, however the vision has left social media users torn over whether the man was in the wrong.

24/01/22 23:03

The smiling 22-year-old wore black leggings and a tie-dye crop top as she snapped a photo for Instagram in the changeroom mirror

24/01/22 22:45

Anthony Albanese needs a net gain of eight seats to win a Labor majority at this year's election - but he will face strong resistance from Scott Morrison who needs to cling on to electorates.

24/01/22 14:23

Melbourne mum, Chantel Mila , known online as Mama Mila, effortlessly removes stains using shaving foam, dish soap, baking soda and denture tablets.

24/01/22 13:28

The Melbourne actor will face court next month, charged with unlicensed and drug driving after he was pulled over by police in St Kilda..

24/01/22 12:55

Video footage on social media over the weekend showed spectators at Melbourne Park being instructed to remove t-shirts and banners asking 'Where is Peng Shuai?'

24/01/22 12:01

New footage captured by a fan at the Australian Open appears to show Nick Kyrgios taunting his opponents by emulating a popular video game - moments before a coach threatened to fight him.

24/01/22 11:57

Dani Laidley hinted she may be engaged after showing off a giant diamond ring on social media over the weekend. 

24/01/22 10:04

Video emerged on Sunday of security staff ordering spectators at the Austalian Open to remove their 'Where is Peng Shuai' t-shirts as well as a banner in support of the Chinese tennis player.

24/01/22 10:02

Rising world No.10 Jannik Sinner proved too strong for Alex de Minaur in a straight-sets Australian Open fourth round win over the local hope.

24/01/22 08:20

A former soldier has died after the explosive vest he was wearing detonated, sending a Melbourne street into lockdown for more than 12 hours.

24/01/22 08:18

The French star was already emotional after making her first ever grand slam quarter-final at the Australian Open even before the Aussie commentator fought back tears on-air

24/01/22 04:06

Inaugural Dolphins coach Wayne Bennett has convinced Mark Nicholls to follow him from South Sydney to Redcliffe in 2023.

24/01/22 01:39

Australia Day has become polarising with a 'change the date' movement and Invasion Day rallies but the Immigration Minister says the majority of Australians support the day.

23/01/22 22:30

The Australian Open has been forced to defend itself again after fans were banned from wearing clothing and signs in support of missing Chinese star Peng Shuai.

23/01/22 22:09

Lying bloody and helpless after a jailhouse stabbing in 2019, Tony Mokbel must have thought he actually might die behind bars. He returns to court again on Money.

23/01/22 13:24

Nick Kyrgios couldn't help but take a parting shot at the Croatian doubles pair he knocked out of the Australian Open after one of their coaches tried to fight the enigmatic star.

23/01/22 12:40

Hannah Catton, 24 who lives in Melbourne, is undergoing chemotherapy after having emergency surgery to treat ovarian cancer. Doctors had initially said her symptoms were stress-related.

23/01/22 09:37

Samantha Rowe's eight-year nightmare began in 2014 when she gave birth to her son Cooper, who was born on Valentines Day at just 21 weeks - too early to survive outside the womb.

23/01/22 09:32

The Spaniard is aiming to move past Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic as the men's singles player with the most grand slam title and took another step towards that on Sunday.

23/01/22 09:30

On Sunday, the 21-year-old showed her support as she sat in the crowd watching Nick, 26, win his third round doubles match at the 2022 Australian Open. .

23/01/22 08:53

Married At First Sight expert Mel Schilling, 50, and her husband Gareth Brisbane were pictured at the Australian Open over the weekend, with MAFS stars Liam Cooper and Samuel Levi.

23/01/22 08:19

Hollywood star Rebel Wilson has gained an unlikely friendship with Sydney-based reality star, Brittany Hockley. 

23/01/22 07:30

Glamorous cosmetic nurse Alex Pike, 44, and former Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley, 49, are rumoured to have called time on their romance after less than a year of dating.

23/01/22 04:59

On Sunday, the proud mother, 41, shared an adorable rare photo of her twin boys Bonham and Rocco as she transported them around Melbourne.

23/01/22 04:29

Ranpati Amarasinghe, 24, was arrested by Australian Federal Police at his home in Melbourne in September 2020 after spending two years tricking underage girls into sending nude photos.

23/01/22 04:06

American-Irish actress Saoirse Ronan and her actor boyfriend Jack Lowden quietly slipped into Australia earlier this month, as she prepares to film Amazon Studios sci-fi thriller Foe.

23/01/22 03:45

She recently returned home to Australia for the first time in two years. 

23/01/22 02:56

She's been on a weight loss journey since quitting alcohol in 2020. 

23/01/22 01:13

Melbourne mum Ali Clarke launched Bondi Blades in May 2020 after noticing a gap in the market for the DIY blades that removes the minuscule 'peach fuzz' hairs from your face.

22/01/22 23:19

Filming for MasterChef's Foodies vs Favourites season has been halted following a Covid outbreak on set.

22/01/22 23:18

Melbourne mum, Ange, has gone viral on TikTok with her savvy hack that transforms old passata jars into a chic pantry storage solution using $22 worth of spray paint from Bunnings.