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⊜ Amphlett Lane Melbourne
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? Chriss ..
Article: Ghost Sighting at Chopper Read's Pentridge Cell
⊜ Pentridge Prison - 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 to ..
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 questio ..
Cancer Drug HERCEPTIN Campaign
⊜ Herceptin Campaign c/o Woori Yallock PO Woori Yallock
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 t ..
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 ..
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 ti ..
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. ..
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 emblazone ..
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 ..
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 ye ..
Missing | Jesse Densley
⊜ North Williamstown train station Williamstown North
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 l ..
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 the ..
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 ..
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 call ..
Police probe body in drain mystery - May 2003
⊜ Springvale cemetery Springvale
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 ..
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 inv ..
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 sub ..
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 ticke ..
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 C ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 conse ..
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