ABC News - Victoria Dumped dead ducks reignite debate over hunting 2017-03-29T03:28:38.000000Z Anti-duck hunting protesters say they have discovered pits containing nearly 200 dead ducks at the Koorangie State Game Reserve, just a week after Victoria's duck hunting season opened. Man who raped woman and teen in their bedrooms jailed for 18 years 2017-03-29T02:18:46.000000Z An ice-addicted Melbourne man who raped a woman and a teenage girl in their own homes is sentenced to 18 years' jail, with a non-parole period of 13 years. Deadly Funny: The Aboriginal comedians cracking up Australia 2017-03-29T02:13:48.000000Z Aboriginal stand-up comedy is thriving and no topic, it seems, is off limits. As the Melbourne International Comedy Festival opens, here's the lowdown on Indigenous humour. Fireball after plane crashes into DFO shopping centre near Essendon Airport 2017-03-29T01:26:30.000000Z A plane with five people on board has crashed into the side of a shopping centre near Essendon Airport, in Melbourne's north, sparking a fire at the centre. Investigation finds no evidence of engine failure before Essendon plane crash 2017-03-29T00:02:58.000000Z There is no evidence to suggest the plane that crashed into a Melbourne shopping centre last month experienced "pre-impact" engine failure or had pre-existing faults, a preliminary report says. AFLW premiership winner mulls quitting 'day job' at deli 2017-03-28T23:05:17.000000Z Crows midfielder Ebony Marinoff has been working as a deli assistant at her local supermarket, but jokes she can now quit her day job after winning the AFL Women's Rising Star award. AFLW MVP Phillips to make call on Opals for Tokyo 2020 2017-03-28T21:54:46.000000Z AFLW best and fairest winner Erin Phillips is yet to decide whether she will try to be part of the Australian Opals' basketball campaign for the Tokyo Olympics. What does Hazelwood's closure mean for electricity prices and blackouts? 2017-03-28T21:08:14.000000Z Victoria will be able to import more electricity to make up for any shortfalls from Hazelwood power station's closure, writes Dylan McConnell from the Australian-German Climate & Energy College. Guard critically hurt, 300 evacuate housing tower after suspicious fire 2017-03-28T20:41:12.000000Z A security guard is taken to hospital with serious burns after a fire, believed to be deliberately lit, in housing commission flats in Melbourne's inner north. Adelaide's Erin Phillips rounds off incredible season with AFLW best and fairest 2017-03-28T10:35:26.000000Z Adelaide Crows' premiership co-captain Erin Phillips caps off a stunning first year playing football, winning the AFLW's best and fairest award.