Friday's Hot Breakfast Headlines

Man Charged For Oakleigh Hit And Run

Friday's Hot Breakfast Headlines

Morning Melbourne.

Patchy showers and 18 today.

 

A 20-year-old man has been charged overnight in connection to Monday night's fatal collision in Oakleigh.

Victoria Police have tracked down the man who had been on the run all week, at a Fulton Road address in Blackburn South.

A parole warrant was executed meaning the suspect was taken immediately back to prison. He's expected to face court next Monday.

 

Victoria's taxi drivers could soon be able to compete better with Uber with Spring Street considering law changes so cabbies can set their own fares.

The game changer might need it's own restrictions though such as fare caps, and bans on surge pricing.

 

Canberra's expected to announce a a major health insurance overhaul today with the biggest savings to come for under 30's.

Health fund premiums will be slashed by up to 10% . Rebates for unproven therapies are out the door, pilates, aromatherpay and yoga among those being axed.

 

An epic walk from Melbourne to Canberra by the Salvation Army's Brendan Nottle has already secured more than 117-thousand dollars in donations.

The cash is going towards services for the homeless, while the 650km walk was to raise awareness of more than 105-thousand people who are homeless.

Major Nottle is expected to arrive in Canberra on Monday and meet with Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday.

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