The psychological impact of Saturday's devastating loss for the Liberals in Victoria means a number of MPs have decided they can no longer stay silent and Scott Morrison is under pressure to save the party from electoral death, writes Patricia Karvelas.
Labor has pledged borrow big and spend large, with a swag of major infrastructure projects set to start in their second term of government.
The two most senior Liberals in the country, Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg, will conduct something of a post-mortem interview with some of their Victorian colleagues as the party analyses the federal ramifications of the shocking state electoral defeat.
As Australian political parties prepare for three big elections in the next six months, they are adopting sophisticated 'big data' crunching techniques to target voters.
The route of Victoria's airport rail link through a newly redeveloped super station at Sunshine, in Melbourne's west, gets the tick of approval from Canberra.
The most magical time of the year is upon Victorians: election season. And the multi-billion-dollar toys on everybody's wish list? Trains, tracks and roads, write Marion Terrill and James Ha.
Purposely underpaying workers is not considered theft. The Victorian Government wants to change that, but there are fears criminalising the issue may lead to more cover-ups.