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View Event: 21 Best Things to do in Melbourne
21 Best Things to do in Melbourne
Melbourne
Everyone loves a BEST OF list and 21 Best Things to do in Melbourne by JetSetting Fools (Sarah and Kris) is a beauty. The JetSetting Fools provide travel stories, information, advice and tips on si .. 21 Best Things to do in Melbourne


View Event: 3000 evacuated in Melbourne office fire
3000 evacuated in Melbourne office fire
26th floor - Bourke Street between King Street and William Street Melbourne
Tuesday June 24 2003 - More than 3,000 people have been evacuated after fire broke out today in an office tower in Melbourne's city centre. Ambulance spokesman James Howe said the fire began about ..
3000 evacuated in Melbourne office fire3000 evacuated in Melbourne office fire
26th floor - Bourke Street between King Street and William Street


View Event: Australia Triumph - One down 2 to go...
Australia Triumph - One down 2 to go...
Melbourne
Over 60,000 people proved yet again, why Melbourne is the Sporting Event capital of Australia. Braving wet blustery conditions the M.C.G turned on an excitment packed game that was close to the very ..
Australia Triumph - One down 2 to go...Australia Triumph - One down 2 to go...


View Event: Australia's best playground: Parkville
Australia's best playground: Parkville
Gatehouse St, Parkville
Melbourne is home to Australia's best playground: Royal Park Nature Play, Gatehouse St, Parkville A nationwide search by an expert jury from the Australian Institute for Landscape Architects for 20 ..
Australia's best playground: ParkvilleAustralia's best playground: Parkville
Gatehouse St,


View Event: Australian Census 2011
Australian Census 2011
Melbourne
The 16th Australian Census of Population and Housing will take place on the night of Tuesday 9th August 2011. The Census of Population and Housing aims to accurately count the number of people in .. Australian Census 2011


View Event: Baby Gorilla | Melbourne Zoo
Baby Gorilla | Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Zoo - Elliott Avenue Parkville
March 2015 | Gorillas at Melbourne zoo have welcomed a new baby western lowland gorilla, the seventh to be born at the zoo, but the first in 15 years. The first-time parents are mum Kimya, origina .. Baby Gorilla | Melbourne Zoo


View Event: BATMANIA | The City That Never Was
BATMANIA | The City That Never Was
Melbourne
The mark of a city is not in the manner of its birth, but in what it has become. Melbourne's greatest hits GOVERNMENT Melbourne was the founding place of the federal parliament, which was .. BATMANIA | The City That Never Was


View Event: Bubbles Bubbles Everywhere | Flash Mob
Bubbles Bubbles Everywhere | Flash Mob
Cnr Swanston St Walk and Little Lonsdale St Melbourne
Bubbles Bubbles Everywhere was the first official Melbourne Flash Mob, held on Sunday June 12th, 2011 at Melbourne Central. View Bubbles Bubbles Everywhere as Ruben the flute player creates a littl ..
Bubbles Bubbles Everywhere | Flash MobBubbles Bubbles Everywhere | Flash Mob
Cnr Swanston St Walk and Little Lonsdale St


View Event: CBD precinct for Yarra
CBD precinct for Yarra
Melbourne
15 June 20003 - THE North bank of the Yarra - including a large section of Flinders St Station - will be redeveloped as a major public precinct. The station will lose one or two platforms to make w ..
CBD precinct for YarraCBD precinct for Yarra


View Event: City banks on river
City banks on river
Melbourne
15 June 2003 - THE Sandridge Rail Bridge will be only half-reopened - but is to cost nearly twice as much as planned. Final plans for the 17-metre wide eyesore, seen by the Sunday Herald Sun, revea ..
City banks on riverCity banks on river


View Event: City Circle Tram | Polly Woodside & Old Melbourne Gaol
City Circle Tram | Polly Woodside & Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne
THE NATIONAL TRUST OF AUSTRALIA (VIC) CELEBRATES THE LAUNCH OF THE POLLY WOODSIDE & OLD MELBOURNE GAOL CITY CIRCLE TRAM. In support of our Heritage Listed W Class Trams & our top Melbourne visitor ..
City Circle Tram | Polly Woodside & Old Melbourne GaolCity Circle Tram | Polly Woodside & Old Melbourne Gaol


View Event: Clash of Titan's - Australia Wins
Clash of Titan's - Australia Wins
www.telstradome.com.au Melbourne
Described as a Clash of Titan's, The Wallabies clinched a thilling ONE POINT win over a gallant Ireland here tonight. Saturday 1NOV2003. A packed Telstra Stadium Melbourne watched a classic rugged ..
Clash of Titan's - Australia WinsClash of Titan's - Australia Wins
www.telstradome.com.au


View Event: Congratulations ! Melbourne Times 35th Birthday
Congratulations ! Melbourne Times 35th Birthday
Melbourne
For the past 35 years, The Melbourne Times has been the voice of its community with a vigorous and direct approach to its reporting, a strongly followed opinion and letters section and a firm commitme ..
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View Event: Convention Centre Development
Convention Centre Development
2 Clarendon Street South Melbourne
Three consortia will be invited to provide detailed plans for the development of Australia's largest convention centre, to be built on the south west bank of the Yarra by end 2008, the Minister for Ma ..
Convention Centre Development (61 3) 9235 8000Convention Centre Development
2 Clarendon Street


View Event: Dights Falls | $1 million boost
Dights Falls | $1 million boost
Melbourne
2nd Kennett Ministry NEWS RELEASE - Wednesday, 13 November 1996 From the Office of the Minister for Conservation and Land Management Dights Falls - a $1 million boost for the Yarra Water has fo ..
Dights Falls | $1 million boostDights Falls | $1 million boost


View Event: Digital TV On | Analog TV Off
Digital TV On | Analog TV Off
Melbourne
Melbourne will be the last city in Australia to see the analog TV signal before it is switched off at 9am on Tuesday 10th December, 2013. To receive broadcasts, viewers will need a television with ..
Digital TV On | Analog TV OffDigital TV On | Analog TV Off


View Event: Dock Theatre
Dock Theatre
Collins St Docklands
A Dock Theatre underneath the Collins St bridge has been proposed which will seat 300 and also have 2 dedicated bars. The main auditorium will convert to a full 3D digital cinema as well as play ho ..
Dock TheatreDock Theatre
Collins St


View Event: Easter 2003 BAN cost traders millions
Easter 2003 BAN cost traders millions
Melbourne
Frank Penhalluriack, who opened his hardware store on Easter Sunday. Victorian businesses say they lost tens of millions of dollars in revenue because of the Bracks Government's controversial East ..
Easter 2003 BAN cost traders millionsEaster 2003 BAN cost traders millions


View Event: Freeway or Howards Way
Freeway or Howards Way
Melbourne
I really wanted to be the first writer to say it, but it does fit. I dont quite understand Brackies point? They lend you money to help build road... You take it and build road... Where's ..
Freeway or Howards WayFreeway or Howards Way


View Event: Freeway Tunnel Proposal an Expensive Waste
Freeway Tunnel Proposal an Expensive Waste
Melbourne
The Public Transport Users Association has slammed the latest inner city freeway proposal released in a report prepared for the City of Melbourne. The council's "East-West Integrated Transport Prop ..
Freeway Tunnel Proposal an Expensive WasteFreeway Tunnel Proposal an Expensive Waste


View Event: Gone in Melbourne
Gone in Melbourne
Melbourne
by James Wall As an original experience, Melbourne will soak into you and make you feel as though you are stepping from the bus, the train, the plane, into a sort of post-Orwellian wet dream. Ex ..
Gone in MelbourneGone in Melbourne


View Event: Good Friday Appeal big WIN
Good Friday Appeal big WIN
Melbourne
Herald Sun newspaper reports this morning Scud's loss is RCH's gain. THE kids were the big winners of Australia's Davis Cup loss to Sweden yesterday. The Aussies were bundled out in the first roun ..
Good Friday Appeal big WINGood Friday Appeal big WIN


View Event: Hallam Bypass Opens
Hallam Bypass Opens
Hallam Bypass Hallam
Pollution-free baptism for new bypass - July 28 2003 - The State Government opened the $165 million Hallam Bypass yesterday, 17 months ahead of schedule and $10 million under budget. The 7.5-kilometre ..
Hallam Bypass OpensHallam Bypass Opens
Hallam Bypass


View Event: HBO drama The Leftovers
HBO drama The Leftovers
Melbourne
The third and final series of critically acclaimed HBO drama The Leftovers will be made in Victoria. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews , who is in the US on a trade mission, announced on Saturday t ..
HBO drama The LeftoversHBO drama The Leftovers


View Event: Hi-tech system to replace Metcard
Hi-tech system to replace Metcard
Melbourne
PLASTIC smart cards will replace the failed Metcard ticket system on Melbourne's trams, trains and buses under a $400 million plan. The commuter-friendly electronic swipe cards are designed to make ..
Hi-tech system to replace MetcardHi-tech system to replace Metcard


View Event: Holiday trains, trams axed
Holiday trains, trams axed
Melbourne
TRAIN and tram operators will slash services during the holidays despite an average fare rise of almost 10 per cent from January 1. Up to one in five tram services will be cut with Yarra Trams and ..
Holiday trains, trams axedHoliday trains, trams axed


View Event: Impact on Melbourne 2010
Impact on Melbourne 2010
Melbourne
These are the events and people who made an impact on MELBOURNE in 2010.. These events and people are either Melburnians or the event took place in Melbourne. Mary MacKillop Was there anythin ..
Impact on Melbourne 2010Impact on Melbourne 2010


View Event: In the near future
In the near future
Melbourne
This is what Melbourne's skyline is likely to look like in around 4 years... The city's thriving concrete jungle is sprouting new additions... ..
In the near futureIn the near future


View Event: Is D24 a tradition that is very famously Melbourne!
Is D24 a tradition that is very famously Melbourne!
Melbourne
Is D24 a tradition that is very famously Melbourne! You would think so! What a grand idea to retain the D24 tower which has stood on top of the Russell Street Police Headquarters building for as ..
Is D24 a tradition that is very famously Melbourne!Is D24 a tradition that is very famously Melbourne!


View Event: Joe Hockey loves Melbourne
Joe Hockey loves Melbourne
Melbourne
NOT everything federal Tourism Minister Joe Hockey says makes sense, but this time he has it right. Mr Hockey says that Sydney (from where he hails) is tired and complacent, event-rich Melbourne ..
Joe Hockey loves MelbourneJoe Hockey loves Melbourne


View Event: Lies Fibs and Deceit
Lies Fibs and Deceit
25 Smith Street Fitzroy
Melburnian's looking for a very funny read cannot go past The Melbourne Times 'Silly Edition' out this week. While you would normally expect to read a Lies Fibs and Deceit edition on April Fool's D ..
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25 Smith Street


View Event: Linking Victoria
Linking Victoria
Melbourne
In 2044, Linking Victoria became the biggest transport program in Victoria's history. The Bracks Government's $5 billion Linking Victoria program is revitalising Victoria's transport system. As the ..
Linking VictoriaLinking Victoria


View Event: Melbourne - Sleek City
Melbourne - Sleek City
Melbourne
The $6m Melbourne Gateway scheme symbolises the city's architectural renaissance, writes Joe Rollo, which would not have happened without a series of bold decisions. There's a story that bears tel ..
Melbourne - Sleek CityMelbourne - Sleek City


View Event: Melbourne -v- Sydney
Melbourne -v- Sydney
Melbourne
As the song says, the beat goes on.. Melbourne is better than Sydney Sydney is better than Melbourne Who knows? Who cares? We do! Melbourne is better than Sydney We were delighted to see FAC ..
Melbourne -v- SydneyMelbourne -v- Sydney


View Event: Melbourne Archive in UN World Register
Melbourne Archive in UN World Register
Melbourne
A Melbourne archive that features the work of one of the first artists in the world to work with laser, sound and image production, Joseph Stanislaus Ostoja-Kotkowski, has been included in the UNESCO ..
Melbourne Archive in UN World RegisterMelbourne Archive in UN World Register


View Event: Melbourne has something a bit special about it
Melbourne has something a bit special about it
Collingwood
I was looking for an old image of Melbourne when I came across this page. Beside having a good image, it presents a view of Melbourne which we all share. The article is appealing to teachers looki ..
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View Event: Melbourne Museum Fee Cuts - 15/05/2003
Melbourne Museum Fee Cuts - 15/05/2003
Rathdowne Street Carlton
MELBOURNE Museum was thrown a lifeline yesterday when the State Government introduced free entry for children and cut adult entry fees by more than half. The cost of an adult ticket was slashed fro ..
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Rathdowne Street


View Event: Melbourne Spider Invasion
Melbourne Spider Invasion
Melbourne
THE outdoor furniture is so covered in cobwebs it resembles a prop from an Indiana Jones film. Meanwhile, each time you open the car door you plunge your fingers into a web that spans the length of th ..
Melbourne Spider InvasionMelbourne Spider Invasion


View Event: Melbourne | 2018 Happiest City in the World
Melbourne | 2018 Happiest City in the World
Melbourne
Feel the love: Time Out City Life Index reveals that Melbourne is the happiest city in the world It's said that Melburnians can be a little smug sometimes - but who can blame us when we've got wor ..
Melbourne | 2018 Happiest City in the WorldMelbourne | 2018 Happiest City in the World


View Event: Melbourne | Australia's Most Romantic City
Melbourne | Australia's Most Romantic City
Melbourne
Melbourne has once again proven itself as one of the most liveable cities in Australia, topping the nation's other cities in a recent survey that found Melbourne is the nation's top spot for shopping, ..
Melbourne | Australia's Most Romantic CityMelbourne | Australia's Most Romantic City


View Event: Melbourne | World's Most Liveable City
Melbourne | World's Most Liveable City
Melbourne
Melbourne was ranked the world's most liveable city for 7 consecutive years, achieving a near perfect score on the Economist Intelligence Unit's liveability survey. In 2018, Melbourne slipped to se ..
Melbourne | World's Most Liveable CityMelbourne | World's Most Liveable City


View Event: Melbourne's Live Music Scene
Melbourne's Live Music Scene
Melbourne
Melbourne's Live Music Scene has had its ups and downs, open and closed doors.. but without doubt, Melbourne remains the live-music capital of Australia. Melbourne's Live Music Scene is in great sh ..
Melbourne's Live Music SceneMelbourne's Live Music Scene


View Event: Melbourne's PERFECT weekend 2003
Melbourne's PERFECT weekend 2003
Melbourne
THE sun gods are expected to dazzle Victoria's sports lovers on the first day of an action-packed racing weekend. Amoung the hundreds of special events being held this weekend in Melbourne are the Ca ..
Melbourne's PERFECT weekend 2003Melbourne's PERFECT weekend 2003


View Event: MELBOURNE: CHIC HAPPENS
MELBOURNE: CHIC HAPPENS
Melbourne
Just over a decade ago, Australia's second largest city seemed consigned to a rust-belt decline. Now, as Jefferson Penberthy writes, all trends are being reversed by a $15bn revival that is showing th ..
MELBOURNE: CHIC HAPPENS MELBOURNE: CHIC HAPPENS


View Event: Mzuri | Melbourne Zoo Gorilla
Mzuri | Melbourne Zoo Gorilla
Elliott Avenue Parkville
The most famous gorilla at Melbourne Zoo, Mzuri was born on June 3 1984, a son of Melbourne's second female, Yuska. Melbourne Zoos' Gorilla group began in 1980 when a pair, Buluman and Betsy arrive ..
Mzuri | Melbourne Zoo GorillaMzuri | Melbourne Zoo Gorilla
Elliott Avenue


View Event: Name A Metro Rail Station
Name A Metro Rail Station
Melbourne
VICTORIANS HAVE A ONCE-IN-A-GENERATION OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE THEIR MARK ON MELBOURNE BY NAMING THE NEW METRO TUNNEL STATIONS. Suggest a station name online or visit us at the Melbourne Writers Festi ..
Name A Metro Rail StationName A Metro Rail Station


View Event: National Gallery - A Jewel Repolished
National Gallery - A Jewel Repolished
www.ngv.vic.gov.au Melbourne
Today [Thursday 4-12-03] Melbourne's crown jewel -- will be exposed for the first time publicly in 4 years -- cleaned and restored to all its original glory. Interestingly, the story does not appea ..
National Gallery - A Jewel RepolishedNational Gallery - A Jewel Repolished
www.ngv.vic.gov.au


View Event: New Road | Melbourne Airport to Western Ring Road
New Road | Melbourne Airport to Western Ring Road
Airport Drive Tullamarine
Airport Drive Extension & Steele Creek North Project New Airport Drive now open! Overview: - 3.3 kilometre extension of the existing Airport Drive between Sharps Road and Mercer - Drive - Melr ..
New Road | Melbourne Airport to Western Ring RoadNew Road | Melbourne Airport to Western Ring Road
Airport Drive


View Event: Palace Nightclub on Fire
Palace Nightclub on Fire
St Kilda
Firefighters are battling a blaze at the former Palace nightclub in St Kilda amid fears it could spread to the neighbouring historic Palais Theatre. More than 20 fire engines are at the scene and p ..
Palace Nightclub on FirePalace Nightclub on Fire


View Event: Princes Bridge Lamps
Princes Bridge Lamps
Princes Bridge Melbourne
Lamps return to complete Princes Bridge restoration The last of ten decorative lamps on Princes Bridge will be lifted back into place tonight as the $4.1 million project to restore of one of Melbou ..
Princes Bridge LampsPrinces Bridge Lamps
Princes Bridge


View Event: Purple Soup Award
Purple Soup Award
Melbourne
Purple Soup, a not-for-profit group that brings adventure into the lives of children with chronic illnesses recently received a prestigious award at an international conference in the United States. ..
Purple Soup AwardPurple Soup Award


View Event: Race on to move GP in time
Race on to move GP in time
Melbourne
Melbourne's formula one Grand Prix will be moved from its usual early March date in 2006 to avoid a clash with the Commonwealth Games. "We are a victim of our own success in scooping some of the wo ..
Race on to move GP in timeRace on to move GP in time


View Event: RACV - Red Spot Survey 2004
RACV - Red Spot Survey 2004
Melbourne
The Red Spot Survey is back again! The last survey, in 2002 attracted thousands of responses and resulted in the State Government allocating more than $3 million to fix problems highlighted by RACV m ..
RACV - Red Spot Survey 2004RACV - Red Spot Survey 2004


View Event: Researching Melbourne's Past
Researching Melbourne's Past
Melbourne
The State Library of Victoria has opened its historic collections to a Victoria University researcher, Dr Stefan Schutt. Dr Stefan Schutt will enjoy full access to the collections as part of a Berr ..
Researching Melbourne's PastResearching Melbourne's Past


View Event: SAVE Melbourne's Old High Court Building
SAVE Melbourne's Old High Court Building
450 Little Bourke Street Melbourne
A question mark hangs over the heritage-listed 1928 building in Little Bourke Street, earmarked to make way for the extension of the Supreme Court next door. The Supreme Court of Victoria has a num ..
SAVE Melbourne's Old High Court BuildingSAVE Melbourne's Old High Court Building
450 Little Bourke Street


View Event: Siren sounds to start - Waverley Park
Siren sounds to start - Waverley Park
Wellington Rd Exit from Monash Freeway Waverley
06 July 2003 - DEVELOPER Mirvac yesterday unveiled its grand vision for former football headquarters AFL Park, Waverley. Home seekers had their first opportunity to buy at the site. The $1 billion ..
Siren sounds to start - Waverley ParkSiren sounds to start - Waverley Park
Wellington Rd Exit from Monash Freeway


View Event: Snow Forecast for Melbourne CBD
Snow Forecast for Melbourne CBD
Melbourne
April Fool's day... have a nice day! ..
Snow Forecast for Melbourne CBDSnow Forecast for Melbourne CBD


View Event: Southbank Cultural Precinct Redevelopment
Southbank Cultural Precinct Redevelopment
St Kilda Road Melbourne
The Southbank Cultural Precinct Redevelopment will re-invigorate this vibrant cultural and community hub, give Melbourne the cultural precinct it deserves - an open, accessible, integrated, imaginativ ..
Southbank Cultural Precinct RedevelopmentSouthbank Cultural Precinct Redevelopment
St Kilda Road


View Event: Step in the right direction
Step in the right direction
Melbourne
WHEN and why did Houdini dive in the Yarra River? What is Melbourne's Canvas Town? Where can you find a Jeff Kennett gargoyle? These gems and many more of Melbourne best kept secrets are uncovere ..
Step in the right directionStep in the right direction


View Event: Streets ahead in GARAGE SALES
Streets ahead in GARAGE SALES
Melbourne
A refreshing new idea revitalising neighbour relationships and winning over the whole community is based on Melbourne's love of garage sales. A street, actually it's a road is throwing a STREET gar ..
Streets ahead in GARAGE SALESStreets ahead in GARAGE SALES


View Event: The Great Tram Robbery
The Great Tram Robbery
Riversdale Road Hawthorn
After midnight on the morning of 18 August 1901 the Hawthorn horse tram was held up by four masked men as it was proceeding east along Riversdale Road just after leaving Power Street. One of the men l ..
The Great Tram RobberyThe Great Tram Robbery
Riversdale Road


View Event: The Race That Stops A Nation
The Race That Stops A Nation
Flemington
On radio they were asking "was there any other city in the world that turned a horse race into a public holiday?" Melbourne did way back in 1861 and continues to, the race that stops a nation, and ..
The Race That Stops A NationThe Race That Stops A Nation


View Event: Top 10 Things To See in Melbourne
Top 10 Things To See in Melbourne
Melbourne
Where To Take Visitors to Melbourne? Popular tourist locations in Melbourne, favourites for visitors and locals alike. ..
Top 10 Things To See in MelbourneTop 10 Things To See in Melbourne


View Event: Two-storey height limit may spread across city
Two-storey height limit may spread across city
Melbourne
The State Government has opened the door to curbing building heights across Melbourne after backing new limits in the Bayside municipality. Planning Minister Mary Delahunty has agreed to a Bayside ..
Two-storey height limit may spread across cityTwo-storey height limit may spread across city


View Event: UFO picture a saucer wonder
UFO picture a saucer wonder
Beveridge
WHILE man is making his mark on Mars, some humans are wondering if aliens have zoomed into Melbourne. A mysterious photograph has sparked a UFO frenzy in the city's north. Both believers and scepti ..
UFO picture a saucer wonderUFO picture a saucer wonder


View Event: UNESCO City of Literature | Melbourne
UNESCO City of Literature | Melbourne
Melbourne
Bookworm bliss Lovers of the written word have long been drawn to Melbourne's bohemian culture of bookshops and cafes, from Booker Prize winning novelists to street poets. In 2008, Melbourne was ..
UNESCO City of Literature | MelbourneUNESCO City of Literature | Melbourne


View Event: Unique Places In Melbourne To Take Friends
Unique Places In Melbourne To Take Friends
Melbourne
We found this wonderful article by Lauren Vadnjal about places to take friends visiting from out of town. What stood out was the uniqueness of the places, definitely not your run of the mill touris ..
Unique Places In Melbourne To Take FriendsUnique Places In Melbourne To Take Friends


View Event: Victoria | Best of Everything
Victoria | Best of Everything
Melbourne
Brand Victoria: Andrews Government unveils $20 million new marketing strategy, logo for state Premier Daniel Andrews unveiled Brand Victoria on Wednesday 12th August 2015 at the world-renowned Melb ..
Victoria | Best of EverythingVictoria | Best of Everything


View Event: Victoria's Top 20 Attractions
Victoria's Top 20 Attractions
Melbourne
Victoria's top attractions includes 11 that are within walking distance of Melbourne's CBD, one of the reasons Melbourne is so popular with visitors. Federation Square is Victoria's top destination ..
Victoria's Top 20 AttractionsVictoria's Top 20 Attractions


View Event: Victorian Major Projects
Victorian Major Projects
Melbourne
Very handy web site if you are researching new developments. Listed below are some of the major projects in 2003. In 2001 the Victorian Government announced the Victorian Industry Participati ..
Victorian Major ProjectsVictorian Major Projects




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