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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 " 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 op Read more..

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 Australian Dictionary of Biography Online Australian Dictionary of Biography Online
Australia's pre-eminent dictionary of national biography with over 10,000 scholarly biographies of persons who were significant in Australian history. Entries on individuals who died after 1980 will be added as successive volumes of the ADB are p Read more..

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 Australian Skeptics Australian Skeptics
The Australian Skeptics Inc. is a group that investigates the paranormal and pseudo-science from a responsible scientific viewpoint. The Australian Skeptics were founded in Victoria in 1980, after a visit to Australia by James Randi, who encourag Read more..

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 AZoM™ AZoM™
The A to Z of Materials and AZojomo - The "AZo Journal of Materials Online". The Premier On-Line Materials Information Site, Supplier, Expert Directory and Open Access Materials Science Journal. A totally new concept in the field of Material Sc 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 Read more..

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 Daylight Saving Starts | Melbourne Daylight Saving Starts | Melbourne
Date: 5th of October 2014
This is a reminder to turn your clocks FORWARD one hour for the official start of the 2014-2015 daylight saving period on Sunday, 5th October 2014. Clocks are moved forward one hour from 2am to to 3am. Turn Your Clocks FORWARD Remember Read more..

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 Dictionary.com Dictionary.com
We looked up "dictionary" and it said... click here! dic·tion·ar·y ( P ) Pronunciation Key (dksh-nr) n. pl. dic·tion·ar·ies A reference book containing an alphabetical list of words, with information given for each word, usually including m Read more..

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 Do Not Call Register Do Not Call Register
In response to concerns about the increasing levels of telemarketing calls the Government introduced a national Do Not Call Register. Launched on 3rd May 2007, you can list your Australian fixed line and mobile numbers on the Do Not Call Register Read more..

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 Easter Monday | Public Holiday | Victoria 2014 Easter Monday | Public Holiday | Victoria 2014
Date: 21st of April 2014
The next Public Holiday in Victoria is.. Easter Monday Monday 21 April 2014 | Public Holiday In 2014 Victoria celebrates the following holidays and long weekends: All public holidays are accurate at the time of publishing but are Read more..

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 Find a postcode : Australia Post Find a postcode : Australia Post
Australian Post provides post code search for all suburbs and towns in Victoria. To locate your post code, Ctrl + F and search 3737 - ABBEYARD 3067 - ABBOTSFORD 8006 - ABECKETT STREET 3040 - ABERFELDIE 3825 - ABERFELDY 3714 - ACHERON 383 Read more..

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 Finding Melbourne | Software and Web Sites Finding Melbourne | Software and Web Sites
We are regularly asked "where do we find" such good Melbourne information. We are fortunate to have some very good researchers and readers who together provide the bulk of information. We recently asked each regular contributor to tell us their Read more..

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 How Stuff Works How Stuff Works
Very helpful site when you need to know how something works... Millions of people have described HowStuffWorks content as reliable, accurate and entertaining. Originally founded as a Web site for curious people, the award-winning company now offer 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 Hospita 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, 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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 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. 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 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 - Worl 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 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 Read more..

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 Melbourne Visitor Centre Melbourne Visitor Centre
Melbourne has its own Visitor Information Centre conveniently located in Federation Square as well as Victorian Visitor Information Centre's. The Melbourne Visitor Centre is a one-stop shop for all visitor information needs. MVC staff and volunte Read more..

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 Melbourne | Wikipedia Melbourne | Wikipedia
Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia.[2] The Melbourne City Centre (also known as the "Central Business District" or "CBD")[5] is the hub of the greater geographical 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 De Read more..

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 myki | Melbourne Visitor Pack myki | Melbourne Visitor Pack
International and interstate visitors coming to Victoria can buy a myki Visitor Pack to travel on the public transport network in Melbourne and regional Victoria. myki is your ticket to travel on trains, trams and buses. It is a durable smartcard 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-terror 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 Categ 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 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 Read more..

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 Queens Birthday Weekend 2014 Queens Birthday Weekend 2014
Date: 7th of June 2014 To 9th of June 2014
The Queen's Birthday will be celebrated in Melbourne with a public holiday over the weekend June 7-9, 2014. Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) was born on the 21 April 1926, is the constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states, head of the 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? -:- 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 of 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 th 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° 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 th 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 Read more..

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 VicRoads New Driving Laws VicRoads New Driving Laws
From the 9th November 2010, VicRoads is introducing new driving rules and changes to Victoria's road safety laws. Every driver needs to be aware of these changes. Here are the changes and more about What you have to do and the reasons for chang 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". No 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 Read more..

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Sleep at the 'G
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It’s time to unroll your sleeping bags once again! Sleep overnight at the MCG and help end youth homelessness with Melbourne City Mission. Every night, there are over 6,000 young people in ...

3D Printing Workshop
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Come along to a workshop all about the amazing new world of 3D printing. We will have two of our little robot friends making stuff ... before.your.very.eyes ... and we'll show you stacks of ways ...

Squizzy Taylor's Ball
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Fitzroy 1920...Gunmen, Sly Grog, Prostitution, Extortion, Cocaine, Gang Wars and Vice... but most of all, Fun! Join us for an amazing evening of stage shows and interactive theatre in Fitzroy ...

Affordable Unconventional Wine Tasting Courses
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Appreciating wines the fun way with WineKAKI WineKAKI offers unconventional wine tasting courses in Melbourne that ensure you have a fun time discovering wines beyond Australia. As our courses ...

Gentlemen of Deceit | Comedy Festival
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Due to popular demand, an extra show has been added on Saturday 19th April at 9:30pm Back for their fourth year at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, A Modern Deception's Vyom ...


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Sunshine Silent Vigil
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The Sunshine street where Fiona Warzywoda became the latest tragic victim of family violence will be closed on Tuesday night for a silent vigil from | More..

Record Store Day 2014
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Record Store Day Australia returns on Saturday 19th April 2014. Record Store Day is an excellent way to highlight the unique experience of discovering music | More..

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I Touch Myself | Breast Cancer Awareness
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CHRISSY AMPHLETT (Christine Joy Amphlett) October 25, 1959 — April 21, 2013 She sang it. She shouted it. And we couldn't help but listen. Now Chrissy wants us to ...

Happy from St Kilda
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Pharrell Williams Happy from St Kilda Melbourne - Australia The people of St Kilda in Melbourne join the Happy craze and dance through their village and beaches. Check out the locals ...



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