The upside of Down

CHELSEA SES volunteer Phil Wall well remembers the moment he and his wife Maryann were told by a doctor that their first-born child, a girl, would have Down syndrome. It was mid-December 1989 and Kim...

Batty murder triggers warrant overhaul

POLICE procedures for processing warrants will be overhauled to ensure they are enacted more quickly in the wake of the murder of 11-year-old Tyabb schoolboy Luke Batty by his father, Greg Anderson, ...

Fireys see red over cutbacks

FIREYS are turning up the heat on the state government in an election year with a high-profile campaign highlighting union concerns about fire brigade staffing levels. The United Firefighters Union h...