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 Melbourne Visitor Information Centre Melbourne Visitor Information Centre
Melbourne has its own Visitor Information Centre conveniently located in Federation Square. The Melbourne Visitor Centre is a one-stop shop for all visitor information needs. MVC staff and volunteers are happy to provide comprehensive information and advice on what to see and Read more..

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 General Melbourne | Travellers Guide General Melbourne | Travellers Guide
Here is a travellers guide to useful information they will need while staying in Melbourne. See below for links to more useful information. General Information & Advice Melbourne Time Zone Difference Melbourne is located in the Australian "Eastern Time" zone. -:- Stand Read more..

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 Accessing Melbourne Accessing Melbourne
An access guide for visitors to the City of Melbourne with mobility impairments. Melbourne is a naturally welcoming city, with well laid out wide streets, beautiful parks and gardens and plenty of retail, entertainment, recreation and leisure opportunities. As one of Austral Read more..

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 Beer Glass Sizes - Melbourne Beer Glass Sizes - Melbourne
Something that is always confusing for a visitor to Melbourne is how to order a beer... Does one ask for a Small Glass, Glass, Schooner, Seven, Handle, Pony, Pot, Pint, Middy or Jug? Thankfully its not Queensland, where you could also throw in a Five, Seven or a Ten size gla Read more..

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 Daylight Saving | Start Daylight Saving | Start
When: 1st of October 2017
This is a reminder to turn your clocks FORWARD one hour for the official start of the 2017/2018 daylight saving period on Sunday, 1 October 2017. Clocks are moved clockwise one hour from 2am to 3am. Turn Your Clocks FORWARD ONE HOUR Remember to change.. Clocks, wa Read more..

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 In Melbourne Tonight In Melbourne Tonight
In Melbourne Tonight is your online guide to Melbourne after dark... Late night [24 hour] Melbourne food... Late Night Food What's Open 24hours? 24 Hour Clubs & Bars 24 Hours Shopping Taxis in Melbourne Melbourne Metropolitan Hospitals Late Night Thursdays @ Fe Read more..

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 JournOz JournOz
OZGuide - Internet information sources for Australian jounialists. Find experts and contacts, and Net-based sources of Australian facts or background information, such as business information, cases, databases, directories, government information, legislation, reports, statist Read more..

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 Just Arrived Melbourne Just Arrived Melbourne
Just Arrived Melbourne appears to answer questions about Melbourne for newbies in a forum style web site. We say 'appears' because there is no About Us or explanation of what the web site targets. Powered by Yahoo! Answers Read more..

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 Lost and Found | Melbourne Lost and Found | Melbourne
Does Melbourne have a Lost and Found department, place or centre? All items found in Melbourne streets are forwarded to one of the city's Police Stations. Lost property is handled depending on 'where' and 'what' is lost. Street - Victoria Police Venue - contact the Read more..

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 Lost Property | Melbourne Lost Property | Melbourne
If you've lost property in Melbourne and you're hopeful someone has handed it into a Police Station, then here is the contact information for local police stations.. By regulation, if a taxi-cab driver finds lost property in a taxi, must, promptly deliver the lost property to Read more..

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 Melbourne Atlas 2006 Melbourne Atlas 2006
The Melbourne Atlas provides a comprehensive picture of how Melbourne is changing and the major trends that have shaped Melbourne over the last 50 years. Melbourne is a complex and diverse place, and one that is changing in all sorts of ways. Understanding how the city ch Read more..

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 Melbourne Buskers | Street Entertainers Guide Melbourne Buskers | Street Entertainers Guide
Melbourne enjoys lively street entertainment from buskers and street entertainers in a number of Melbourne city and suburb locations. -:- Southbank - weekends below Princess Bridge. -:- Southgate - weekends pavement art and performers along the river towards the Casino Ente Read more..

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 Melbourne Date and Time - Current Melbourne Date and Time - Current
For the current local time in Melbourne - Victoria - Australia and shows the time difference between Melbourne time and other time zones. - Time & Date.com - Melbourne Time - The World Clock - Time Zones - Current time and date - World Clock Info Melbourne Lati Read more..

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 Melbourne Postcodes Melbourne Postcodes
List of postcodes in Melbourne and Victoria from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Postcodes are used by Australia Post to identify postal districts in Australia. 3067 Abbotsford 3040 Aberfeldie 3825 Aberfeldy 3714 Acheron 3352 Addington 3962 Agnes 3231 Aireys In Read more..

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 Melbourne Sunrise | Sunset times Melbourne Sunrise | Sunset times
Baywx presents a very simple (but informatve) web page thats shows the time the sun rises and sets each day in Melbourne. Also includes Tide Heights, Bay Winds, UV, Temperatures.. View Sunrise & sunset time This page uses publicly available weather data from the Bureau o Read more..

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 Melbourne | Wikipedia Melbourne | Wikipedia
Melbourne (/ˈmɛlbərn/)[9][10][11] is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-most populous city in Australia.[1] The name "Melbourne" refers to an urban agglomeration spanning 9,900 km2 (3,800 sq mi)[3] which comprises Read more..

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 Melbourne | Wikipedia | Page 2 Melbourne | Wikipedia | Page 2
Continued from Melbourne | Wikipedia Housing Melbourne has minimal public housing and high demand for rental housing, which is becoming unaffordable for more and more people.[119][120][121] Public housing is usually provided by the Housing Commission of Victoria, and operat Read more..

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 MILESAGO: Australasian Music & Popular Culture 1964-1975 MILESAGO: Australasian Music & Popular Culture 1964-1975
MILESAGO is a work in progress. Our mission is to compile a comprehensive web-based resource about Australasian (i.e. Australian and New Zealand) popular music, popular culture and social history in the twelve-year period from 1 January 1964 to 31 December 1975. Nowadays Aust Read more..

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 myki Explorer | Melbourne Visitor Pack myki Explorer | Melbourne Visitor Pack
International and interstate visitors coming to Victoria can buy a myki Explorer pack. The myki Explorer pack combines a ready to use myki card, visitor information and special offers all in one. It’s a great option for visitors who choose to explore Melbourne and regional Victor Read more..

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 National Security Australia | 1800 123 400 National Security Australia | 1800 123 400
Help protect Australia from terrorism. The national security information campaign reminds Australians to remain vigilant and report possible signs of terrorism to the National Security Hotline on 1800 123 400. The level of national counter-terrorism alert remains at medium un Read more..

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 OnlineConversion.com OnlineConversion.com
OnlineConversion.com allows you to convert just about anything to anything else. Most Popular Conversions The most popular conversions are Length, Temperature, Speed, Volume, Weight, Cooking, Area, Fuel Economy and Currency. Conversion Categories Acceleration Accelerati Read more..

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 Place Names | Coast of Victoria Place Names | Coast of Victoria
Features on the coast of Victoria are listed in a west-to-east sequence, and located by latitude and longitude, taken from the Register of Place Names in Victoria (Surveyor-General’s Office, Department of Crown Lands and Survey, 1983). The origin of each place name is then gi Read more..

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 Public Toilets in Melbourne Public Toilets in Melbourne
There is nothing quite like the feeling of 'dying for a pee' and you cannot find a toilet... well here is your guide to Melbourne Public Toilets. PUBLIC TOILETS Alexandra Gardens Boathouse Drive, Melbourne Open 24 hours AMP Building Church Street & Bourke Street, Melbou Read more..

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 Questions & Answers about Melbourne Questions & Answers about Melbourne
Yahoo answers common Questions about Melbourne.. Common questions include: -:- How much? -:- How long? -:- How wide? -:- What is? -:- What are? -:- What will? -:- Why is? -:- Why was? -:- Where is? -:- Where was? -:- Where will? -:- Where can? Read more..

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 Revenge - Handling Telemarketers Revenge - Handling Telemarketers
Check out these great tips for Handling Telemarketers. It arrived on an email and is definitely worth trying and passing onto friends... (1) Say three little words: "Hold On, Please..." Saying this, while putting down your phone and walking off (instead of hanging-up immed Read more..

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 REWARD $1m - Unsolved Crimes REWARD $1m - Unsolved Crimes
Did you know the oldest outstanding reward for an unsolved crime in Victoria is $50,000 for the recovery of the Speaker’s mace on 9th October 1891. Today Police doubled a reward over a cold-case murder to $100,000 reward for information about the murder of a man found buried Read more..

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 Safer Hot Water Safer Hot Water
Choice Magazine reports scalds are the major cause of child admissions to burn units trying to increase awareness of this danger in the community. Hot-water temperatures in excess of 65°C can cause a third-degree burn in under a second. But at 50°C, a third-degree burn takes f Read more..

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 Smart Garden Watering Smart Garden Watering
The Smart Garden Watering website explains how to WATER your Melbourne garden! It calculates the amount of water your garden needs through the year, and help you produce a watering schedule. How to WATER your garden! It has always bemused me that I go out and water my garde Read more..

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 Time | 12am or 12pm Time | 12am or 12pm
We were asked the question, is midnight 12 a.m. or 12 p.m.? 12am | 12pm The answer is simple: Midnight is 12am (start of the day). 12am = midnight on Monday morning 12pm = midday on Monday 12 Noon | 12 midnight 12 Midday | 12 Midnight There is no confusion when usi Read more..

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 Travellers Aid Travellers Aid
Travellers Aid Australia supports travellers by providing simple, practical travel-related support and aid that helps them travel independently and confidently, no matter what their background. The Active Service Model (ASM) approach of helping our clients live as independentl Read more..

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 Victorian Place Names Victorian Place Names
Modern Melburnians treat the names of streets and suburbs as a means of navigating their way around a large city. Historians look at the names more closely, as do a small but passionate group of toponymists - self-confessed "place name nerds". Northcote's Separation Street st Read more..

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 www.findagrave.com www.findagrave.com
When OM visited this odd site in 2002 it was free. There were 72 Aussies listed there [Melburnian's see below]. Look for more,, visit their web site and search! Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials, add 'virtual flowers' and a note to a loved one's grave, e Read more..

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Mother's Day Seafood Buffet Lunch @ Pullman Albert Park
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Mother's Day Buffet Lunch | Melbourne Grand Mercure
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Future Girl Cocktail Party
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Centre of Italian Studies
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