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 Amphlett Lane Amphlett Lane
Much has been written about a lane for Chrissy, maybe too much about the fight and the fighters and not enough about Chrissy and Melbourne. Why a tribute to Chrissy Amphlett in Melbourne? Chrissy was from Geelong and spent time in Sydney and lived in many cities. She was b Read more..

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 An Audience with Neil Armstrong An Audience with Neil Armstrong
CPA Australia Presents An Audience with Neil Armstrong In this four part series the first man to walk on the moon, gives a personal commentary on Apollo 11s historic lunar landing, his thoughts on leadership and taking risks to innovate for the future. The first man on th Read more..

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 Brits fall for Kath and Kim Brits fall for Kath and Kim
Kath Day-Knight has finally found her way onto a plane at Melbourne Airport. Kath and daughter Kim have landed in Britain, asking themselves: "Will the Poms get us?" They asked the same question of Australians a couple of years ago - and viewers responded by making the ABC Read more..

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 Cancer Drug HERCEPTIN Campaign  Cancer Drug HERCEPTIN Campaign
This is a serious but simple request to ask you to help to fast track the new cancer drug: Herceptin. It's quite unusual for me to do this sort of thing but I'm asking you to please take the time to read this and, hopefully, to do your bit by signing the Campaign Petition and Read more..

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 Church votes for gay clergy Church votes for gay clergy
July 18 2003 - After 21 years of agonising, followed by four days of passionate argument, the decision took a mere 15 seconds. Uniting Church of Australia president Dean Drayton put proposal 84 to the national assembly, and some 90 per cent of the 267 delegates raised orange ( Read more..

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 Date aside, Tigers get Jack's number Date aside, Tigers get Jack's number
November 13 is a historic date for Richmond Football Club because it is duly recorded as the birthday of Jack Dyer. The Tiger legend, who died in August, would have been 90 today. So what better timing for the club to be making "a major announcement in front of the Jack Dyer s Read more..

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 Ellen DeGeneres Ellen DeGeneres
Well, show host Ellen DeGeneres has been and gone. She came to Australia in March 2013 for a brief stint, visits to Sydney and Melbourne, a couple of appearances (MLC) and taping of a live show. If you gauged her popularity on numbers in Australia, then she has a wide demog Read more..

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 Eric Bana - Heroic battle for screen space Eric Bana - Heroic battle for screen space
June 21 2003 - A few years back, cinema-goers visiting any big cinema chain may have spied a large silver cardboard display featuring a very recognisable "S" logo and the title Superman Lives emblazoned dramatically across it. In the years since, some of those cineastes may h Read more..

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 Leap of fear Leap of fear
11 July 2003 - TICKET inspectors have been accused of stopping a teenager from buying a $1.10 ticket just seconds before he jumped from a fast-moving train. Friends said Gavin Slipais, 15, was told "Bad luck, it's too late" by an inspector when he tried to buy a fare. Gavin, Read more..

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 Mark Rawson | Merri Creek Tunnels Mark Rawson | Merri Creek Tunnels
Childhood memory may lead to army war bunker In the steep bank of Merri Creek in Westgarth is a tunnel that brings to mind the opening sequence of Raiders of the Lost Ark. Dug over the past four years, this passage runs deep underneath the suburb. It is pitch black, rocky and Read more..

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 Melbourne the Swinging Capital of Australia Melbourne the Swinging Capital of Australia
Melbourne's internet-savvy, partner swapping swingers scene is on the rise making Melbourne the Swinging Capital of Australia. It's half a century since Australian swingers unleashed the pent-up frustration of the emotionally constrained '50s and swung into the hedonism of th Read more..

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 Missing | Jesse Densley Missing | Jesse Densley
FOUND MISSING teenager Jesse Densley is being reunited with his family after being found alive and well in Melbourne's west. Jesse Densley, 15, has been missing since Tuesday 8.30am when he was last seen by a friend at North Williamstown train station. Police are urging a Read more..

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 Mosquitoes - They're out for blood. Mosquitoes - They're out for blood.
Why do mosquitoes target some of us while others remain unscathed? Roger Dobson reports. It's a warm, balmy evening, the music's playing, the barbecue's smoking, and the food is ready . . . and then they arrive. First one, then more, and finally the whole squadron zooms in, pi Read more..

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 New hope for cancer treatment New hope for cancer treatment
24 June 2003 - BREAKTHROUGH Melbourne research giving millions of cancer and AIDS patients hope was announced by Premier Steve Bracks in Washington yesterday. Six of the world's top hospitals will test the treatment on 100 cancer patients and another 50 HIV/AIDS patients will Read more..

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 Nikki Gemmell - The Bride Stripped Bare Nikki Gemmell - The Bride Stripped Bare
July 31 2003 - Author stripped bare as sex novel touches raw nerve. Nikki Gemmell had hoped to anonymously explore issues of sex, identity and fulfilment in her latest book. Her book may be called The Bride Stripped Bare, but for Nikki Gemmell it is more a case of the autho Read more..

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 Pentridge Prison Ghost Tour Coburg Pentridge Prison Ghost Tour Coburg
Ghost Sighting at Chopper Read's Cell Makes Worldwide News An unexplained figure has been sighted at Pentridge Prison D Division near Chopper Read's old cell. The apparition was sighted by a tour group and described as leaning against the wall, with his leg up and smoking Read more..

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 Police probe body in drain mystery - May 2003 Police probe body in drain mystery - May 2003
HOMICIDE detectives are investigating a bizarre murder mystery after the gruesome discovery of a body in a pipe at a suburban cemetery. Staff at the Springvale cemetery complex yesterday found the body of the semi-naked man lying in an isolated corner of the property. The work Read more..

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 Quiz man gets a lifeline Quiz man gets a lifeline
11 Jule 2003 - JERRY McBrien, who the nation's finest legal minds say was ripped off on Monday night's episode of Who Wants To Be a Millionaire, has been invited back to the Channel 9 quiz. The invitation followed yesterday's report in The Australian that news of Mr McBrien's Read more..

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 Rachael Lucas  : Bondi Tsunami Rachael Lucas : Bondi Tsunami
A SURFING road movie made on a budget of credit cards by self-taught first-time Melbourne film director Rachael Lucas is being hailed as a cult classic. Inspired by Australia's Japanese surfing subculture, surf films and the 1960s and '70s, Bondi Tsunami is part of a new wave Read more..

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 Return of Tram Conductors Return of Tram Conductors
"Fares Please" might be heard again with much talk about the possibility of conductors returning to work on Melbourne's trams. Tram conductors were custodians of Melbourne's soul, replaced by ticket machines which have proved both unpopular and inefficient says Kevin Murray w Read more..

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 Riding 6,800K for Climate Change Riding 6,800K for Climate Change
After 6,800 kilometres, 42 talks and an average daily cycle of up to 150km a day to spread the message about climate change, Melbourne father of two John Knox is making his way home just in time for Christmas. At 54, he decided that he was sick of politicians talking the talk Read more..

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 Tigerland salute | Jack [Captain Blood] Dyer Tigerland salute | Jack [Captain Blood] Dyer
28 August 2003 - FOOTBALL greats and diehard fans yesterday farewelled the greatest Tiger of them all: Jack "Captain Blood" Dyer. More than 1000 people packed St Ignatius Catholic Church in Richmond, the battlers' suburb Dyer made his own. It was exactly 54 years to the day si Read more..

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 Wayne Galley [Bodyguard - Michael Jackson] Wayne Galley [Bodyguard - Michael Jackson]
Wayne Galley is a former brawler from East Reservoir who fought, sang and charmed his way from the mean streets of 1950s Melbourne to wartime Vietnam, then Nashville and finally Neverland. He spoke to Chris Johnston about life with Jacko. The situation, says Wayne Galley, was Read more..

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 World IDOL winner! World IDOL winner!
If you don't want to know... don't read on! This morning [6:30am EST] World Idol cranked into gear, watched by considerably less people than the original live performance show. The general consensus was World Idol was either the best ever comedy show or simply the worst tal Read more..

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Guardian Mulgrave Gala Open Day
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Melbourne | 2017 World's Most Liveable City
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Bug Lab: Little Bugs, Super Powers
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