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Publication prohibited: a history of the biggest suppression orders in Victoria

Publication prohibited: a history of the biggest suppression orders in Victoria

From underworld killings to high-level corruption scandals, here are some of the biggest stories which have been gagged by Victoria's suppression order regime.

Turnbull soul-searching after Super Saturday defeat

Turnbull soul-searching after Super Saturday defeat

Good morning, early birds. Super Saturday byelections give Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull a nasty wake-up call. Plus, New South Wales no longer rules the roost for economic growth. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Victoria’s bushfires: a Crikey media wrap

Victoria’s bushfires: a Crikey media wrap

As Victoria's bushfires continue and the remains of destroyed towns are revealed, local media coverage remains in overdrive, while the world watches.

Blazes continue while policy comes under heat: a Crikey media wrap

Blazes continue while policy comes under heat: a Crikey media wrap

As the blazes in Victoria continue, the analyisis has started to kick in, with our bushfire policy coming under some heat from around the world. We take a look at what the press is saying.

Re-evaluating fire safety individualism

Re-evaluating fire safety individualism

Bushfire survival should not be an individual responsibility. It should be a community concern, writes Lionel Elmore.

Victoria’s bushfires: a Crikey media wrap

Victoria’s bushfires: a Crikey media wrap

Bushfire coverage from online and around the world.

Victorians go to the polls. Not.

Victorians go to the polls. Not.

Victoria's 79 municipalities, with about 3.5 million voters, will all hold elections tomorrow, in an unprecedented state-wide operation, but will ballots be fair and secret? asks Charles Richardson.

Prosecutors have never had it so good

Prosecutors have never had it so good

The legal system now in Victoria and in every other state of Australia is heavily weighted in favour of prosecutors, writes Greg Barns.

Decriminalising abortion — what now for the other states?

Decriminalising abortion — what now for the other states?

What are the implications for other states, now that abortion has been decriminalised in Victoria, asks Caroline DeCosta.

Legal complexities of the Catholic abortion stance

Legal complexities of the Catholic abortion stance

The Catholic Church is sanctioning medical professionals clearly breaching their duty of care to a patient and possibly exposing them to manslaughter charges because of their deliberate inaction, writes Greg Barns.