#St Kilda

View in the Melbourne Botanical Gardens.

Rare, early engraving of Melbourne Botanical Gardens. From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News. View in the Melbourne Botanical Gardens. Rare, early engraving of Melbourne Botanical Gardens. Albert Charles Cooke (1836 - 1902) Albert Charles Cooke (1836-1902) Cooke was a painter, engraver, draughtsman and illustrator. Throughout his career...
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SES receives more than 200 calls as wind, rain hits Victoria

The SES has had more than 200 calls and minor landslides have been reported along Mt Dandenong Tourist Road after storms hit Victoria overnight. Meteorologist Christopher Arvier said wind gusts of 78km/h were recorded at Frankston and St Kilda in the early hours of Saturday morning while Ferny Creek recorded 62 millimetres of rain and Mt Dandenong 56 millimetres to lead the state.
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AFL: Steve Wallis sets Essendon record as he moves to St Kilda

AFL veteran Steve Wallis and his wife Sue have sold their Essendon home for $ 8.5 million, a new real estate record for the Victorian suburb. The couple are moving to St Kilda West after recently buying a gorgeous home there for $ 11 million, according to The Wallis...
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Saints part with small forward

St Kilda has informed Jack Lonie that he won't be offered a contract for next season. Out of favour for the best part of two years, Lonie is now hoping for a chance to extend his AFL career. It comes as a massive blow for Lonie, who grew up around...

How the AFL favours clubs who lose their stars to free agency

For most football fans, the name Denis “Dan” Lanigan means little, lost to the annals of history. In a footballing world that never sleeps, with news of trades, free agency and the draft filling column inches in the off-season, Lanigan’s story might represent the modern, year-round obsession with the game better than any other.

St Kilda great provides scathing assessment on his former club

St Kilda great Leigh Montagna has provided an honest assessment of his former club. Criticism over St Kilda's list management has been coming thick and fast in recent weeks following an unsuccessful 2021 campaign. After a quiet trade period for the Saints saw only Luke Dunstan exit as a free...

Who plays who? Predicting the Round 1 fixture for 2022

As the AFL continues to manoeuvre through the off-season, anticipation builds towards the fixture release for 2022. Supporters pray for a winnable game and fans hope for an opening round of must-see clashes to quench their football thirst. Heightening this anticipation is the likelihood that Australia will be fully open by the time the 2022 season begins, thanks to the increased vaccination rates nationwide.

State of Play: The 11 pending trade deals ahead of deadline day

Wednesday's 7pm Trade Period deadline is nearing, with a number of deals still up in the air. The past week has seen twists and turns place plenty of focus on the Giants, Hawks and Dockers, and there could be more surprising on the way in the coming days. With clubs...

AFL trade period 2021 LIVE updates Day 6: Wingard not interested in Giants move, will stay at Hawks as Lipinski joins Magpies; Dawson, Hill, Lobb seek late moves

Deals completed so far in trade period 2021. If more deals are completed and confirmed today we will add them to the list. 1. Essendon signed unrestricted free agent Jake Kelly (Adelaide Crows) on Friday, October 1. Based on the player’s age and the contract offer, the AFL advised the...


If you are celebrating a special event in Melbourne, the Grand Hyatt can arrange services: a bottle of wine, flowers or a book to put in your room before your arrival. A famous Melbourne station, Melbourne Central, offers you the opportunity to step into an unusual environment. The Little Library is small, and many ignore its existence, yet, if you want to read and do not want to spend money you can enter it, borrow a book. That is all. No, there is more: if you do not like it, return it, on the contrary, it can be yours; but you will have to leave another one!

AFL trade news: Race for GWS small forward now a battle of three

GWS small forward Bobby Hill has requested a trade out of the Giants to go to Victoria. Hill's partner is pregnant and the couple is hoping to be closer to family. His cousin Brad Hill plays for St Kilda and fellow cousin, Sydney Stack, for Richmond. Marc McGowan of the...

Hill wants AFL trade from GWS to Essendon

Contracted GWS speedster Bobby Hill wants out of the Giants and has nominated Essendon as his preferred new AFL home. The 21-year-old, who has another year left on his deal at the Giants, is adamant on moving to Victoria to be near his cousin, St Kilda's Bradley Hill. After being...

Notebook sheds light on former AFL star Darren Millane 30 years after tragic death

Collingwood people can remember with a rare strain of dread that particular Monday morning in spring 1991, when lifelong barrackers heard the mournful news and children who loved the number 42 were woken by their tearful mothers and fathers. “What’s wrong?”. “Darren Millane died … I can’t believe it.”. Across...