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Victoria (Australia): State in Australia
Victoria is a state in south-eastern Australia. Victoria is Australia's smallest mainland state and its second-most populous state overall, making it the most densely populated state overall. Most of its population lives concentrated in the area surrounding Port Phillip Bay, which includes the metropolitan area of its state capital and largest city, Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city. Victoria is bordered by Bass Strait and Tasmania to the south, New South Wales to the north, the Tasman Sea to the east, and South Australia to the west.


Dental vans roll out to Vic public schools

As the Victorian government gets ready to hand down its state budget on Monday, the first of its promised dental vans will soon be visiting public schools.
SBS - Published

Property taxes to be hiked in Vic budget

Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas is set to announce a suite of property tax changes to offset a shortfall in stamp duty revenue in this year's state budget.
SBS - Published

Videos for Victoria (Australia)

Surfing resumes at Bells Beach [Video]Surfing resumes at Bells Beach

Bells Beach surfing event gets underway

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 03:02Published

Teenager Marks hits surfing's heights with Gold Coast victory [Video]Teenager Marks hits surfing's heights with Gold Coast victory

Caroline Marks wins her first World Surf League event at the age of 17 and heads the world rankings.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:57Published


Police Star for a Geelong bombing victim, 83 years on

In the 1930s Victoria’s detective force was exclusively male and wives were expected to act as unpaid assistants. But Aimee Milne paid the ultimate price.
The Age - Published

Climate warriors protest in Vic for change

Thousands of climate activists will take to the streets of Melbourne to call on the federal government to take action on climate change.
SBS - Published

Nearly 100 jobs to go in Vic dairy closure

Dairy giant Fonterra blames drought and and low milk supply for the looming closure of its factory in southwest Victoria, with nearly 100 jobs to go.
SBS - Published

Fonterra confirms closure of Vic factory

Diary giant Fonterra has confirmed it is closing its factory in western Victoria, which employs 98 people.
SBS - Published

CBD Melbourne: The election that moved the Cheese

In Victoria at least, it seems one-time Corangamite MP turned South Barwon state MP Darren Cheeseman put in a particularly spirited performance attending Libby Coker’s post-election bash at the..
The Age - Published

Child and adults in Vic measles outbreak

A child and five adults have been diagnosed with measles after a visitor from Vietnam toured Victoria, state health authorities say.
SBS - Published

Federal poll result to impact Vic finances

The Victorian government insists its upcoming budget will deliver on promises but admits the federal election result will have an impact.
SBS - Published

Premier told 'get on' and build Vic road

A promise of $4 billion from Canberra to build Melbourne's East West Link road must go ahead despite the state government's disinterest, the opposition says.
SBS - Published

Treasurer retains Kooyong in Victoria

The Liberal treasurer has fended off a challenge from the Greens and an independent in his blue-ribbon Melbourne seat.
SBS - Published

Indpendent Haines claims Indi in Victoria

Cathy McGowan will be replaced by another independent in Helen Haines who has claimed victory in the Victorian seat of Indi.
SBS - Published

Bill Shorten chomps on 'democracy' sausage

Bill Shorten and his wife Chloe have cast their ballots in the opposition leader's seat of Maribyrnong in Victoria.
SBS - Published

Bill Shorten casts vote in Moonee Ponds

Bill Shorten and his wife Chloe have cast their ballots in the opposition leader's seat of Maribyrnong in Victoria.
SBS - Published

Homophobia still a problem for Victorian police

Homophobic jokes and "banter" are still accepted in Victoria Police ranks, according to a report which found a lack of trust in internal reporting processes.
SBS - Published

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