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View Event: $1m rewards for unsolved murders!
$1m rewards for unsolved murders!
June 2, 2003 - THE Victorian Government is offering unprecedented $1 million rewards for information leading to the arrest of the people responsible for two unsolved murders. A .. | Read more..

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View Event: Anti-Carbon Tax Rally
Anti-Carbon Tax Rally
The Anti-Carbon Tax Rally took place on Saturday 12th March, 9:30am at Julia Gillard’s Electorate Office, 6 Synnot Street Werribee. Anti-Carbon Tax Rally Liar! Liar! Julia Gill .. | Read more..

View Profile | Werribee


View Event: Bouncers - Iron or Irony ?
Bouncers - Iron or Irony ?
A new BOUNCER story complete with irony has appeared in the Herald Sun newspaper this morning, but is it irony? Scenario 1 A man bashes a BOUNCER = A 23-year-old man faces ei .. | Read more..

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View Event: Bring Back the Bike Budget
Bring Back the Bike Budget
29th July 2012 - Bike riders of all ages and from across the political spectrum will demand the Baillieu Government honour its commitment to remove the steps, made 12 months ago as .. | Read more..

View Profile | Abbotsford


View Event: Building Bridges | Cycle & Walk
Building Bridges | Cycle & Walk
In 2012, with the popularity of walking and cycling , it seems almost comical that we still have two on-going campaigns to get bridges built specially for cycling/walking. Dareb .. | Read more..

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View Event: Cage pit bulls or pay price - May 2003
Cage pit bulls or pay price - May 2003
OWNERS of pit bull terriers face $500 fines unless the dogs are kept in escape-proof and childproof enclosures. Under tough new laws, which come into effect tomorrow, owners of .. | Read more..

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View Event: Car theft: 25,168 taken for a ride
Car theft: 25,168 taken for a ride
28 July 2003 - DANDENONG, Preston and Sunshine have emerged as Melbourne's leading hot-spots for car theft in the past year, a report has found. An study of RACV claims showed o .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Climate Change Rally
Climate Change Rally
This Climate Change Rally took place on Saturday March 12, 2011 to support climate action and clean energy. The fear campaign against a price on pollution has become so absurd .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Collingwood Children's Farmlands | Saved!
Collingwood Children's Farmlands | Saved!
30th May 2011 - The decision we've been waiting for! Heritage Victoria rejects school building on St Mary's Paddock paddock! Yes, on the last day of May we've been informed tha .. | Read more..

View Profile | Collingwood


View Event: Commuter wins, that's the ticket
Commuter wins, that's the ticket
Ticket inspectors will no longer be able to check commuters' tickets at tram stops after a Melbourne magistrate yesterday ruled that tram stops were public places. In a legal fi .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Commuters stranded as bus drivers strike
Commuters stranded as bus drivers strike
July 28 2003 - Thousands of commuters in Melbourne's south-east were left stranded today after 60 bus drivers refused to return to work, despite being ordered to do so by the Austr .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Deer Park Bypass | Open Letter
Deer Park Bypass | Open Letter
This is a copy of an Open Letter written to Mr BOYD, VicRoads regarding Deer Park Bypass on May 12, 2009. I am appalled by your smug responses to questions put to you by .. | Read more..

View Profile | Deer Park


View Event: Easter Trading Backdown
Easter Trading Backdown
The Bracks Government has performed almost a complete U-turn from its controversial Easter Sunday trading ban, quietly announcing shortly before Christmas that large hardware store .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Facebook Errors?
Facebook Errors?
Wednesday 25th May 2011 - Anyone else getting Facebook errors today? AllAccessDisabled All access to this object has been disabled 1C0B92DBCC5A0D06 − QRJ8/Bzh3uoxh .. | Read more..

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View Event: False Emergency Calls 000
False Emergency Calls 000
Our Say.. Penalise the abuse - Charge "false alarms" $25 per call and the million false calls a year will suddenly disappear. :: Age Headline :: State looks at charge to dial .. | Read more..

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View Event: Flights, Post and Cargo Delays
Flights, Post and Cargo Delays
Custom officers across Australia will walk off the job at Midnight on Thursday over a pay-claim. This will cause delays on Friday [22-10-2004] at airports for arriving and departi .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Garden jobs go down the drain
Garden jobs go down the drain
24 July 2003 - HUNDREDS of gardening jobs are expected to be lost because of tough new water restrictions to hit Melbourne. From August 1, bans on watering private lawns and mos .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Great Councils RIP-OFF
Great Councils RIP-OFF
As ratepayers buckle under their highest-ever bills, a Herald Sun investigation found 110 councillors, chief executives and directors from 20 councils swiped ratepayer-funded credi .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: GROGGER | Don't Get Smashed!
GROGGER | Don't Get Smashed!
Developed by the City of Melbourne as part of a campaign to improve pedestrian safety in the CBD, Grogger Don’t Get Smashed is an online game challenging players to get themselv .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Helicopter commute riles residents
Helicopter commute riles residents
June 17 2003 - A plan by a company executive to commute by helicopter from his Mornington Peninsula property to work in Melbourne has raised the ire of nearby residents. High-f .. | Read more..

View Profile | Mornington


View Event: Kew Cottages Protest
Kew Cottages Protest
Discussion on Melbourne Radio highlights the "inevitable" closure of Kew Cottages. Several groups are protesting the closure based on different agendas, allowing the Government to .. | Read more..

View Profile | Kew


View Event: Killer motorist takes a drive - Aries Galle
Killer motorist takes a drive - Aries Galle
21 June 2003 - KILLER P-plater Aries Galle was back behind the wheel yesterday just days after admitting guilt over a deadly high-speed stunt. Galle, 22, killed nurse Elfie Gatt .. | Read more..

View Profile | Delahey


View Event: Laneway Commission $30K
Laneway Commission $30K
Melbourne is a city of passion and creativity and the City of Melbourne is committed to creating an environment in which arts activities can flourish and reach all aspects of life. .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Lygon Street Restaurant Harassment
Lygon Street Restaurant Harassment
Lygon Street Restaurants are using sprukers to entice people into their restaurants, and as they are in Europe, the sprukers are damn annoying! The Josita family wrote to us in .. | Read more..

View Profile | Carlton


View Event: Melbourne Festival Dates?
Melbourne Festival Dates?
It certainly has people talking. Melburnians are very divided over a decision by the organisers of the Melbourne Festival to move the festival from its traditional October timeslo .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Never Again!
Never Again!
Remember Murdered Security Guard, Steve Rogers: Defend the Fertility Control Clinic!! Stand Up for the Right to Choose! Ten years ago Steve Rogers was killed at work, defending .. | Read more..

View Profile | East Melbourne | Fertility Control Clinic


View Event: New laws to stop violent websites
New laws to stop violent websites
20 August 2003 - INTERNET site operators who incite violent S11-style protests face two-year jail terms under new federal laws to be unveiled today. The Howard Government plans .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: No butts, or you're nicked
No butts, or you're nicked
SMOKERS will be handed hefty on-the-spot fines if they are caught throwing cigarette butts on to city streets. Melbourne City Council will fine smokers up to $200 as part of a c .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Noble crusader patrols his patch - ALAN Gordon
Noble crusader patrols his patch - ALAN Gordon
15 June 2003 - ALAN Gordon could be Melbourne's top complainer. Eighty eight complaints to Greater Dandenong Council in three months have prompted some staff there to dub him "S .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Now it's ABC Sport from SYDNEY
Now it's ABC Sport from SYDNEY
Melbourne sports lovers beware! This is the message you will be listening to if the ABC has it's way. The Herald Sun Editorial [below] says it all... AUSTRALIAN cities are i .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Office of Public Prosecutions - Break In or Walk In?
Office of Public Prosecutions - Break In or Walk In?
Open Sesame - and out walk the legal laptops - The automatic front doors apparently slid obediently open for thieves who took confidential legal files on murders, armed robberies a .. | Read more..

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View Event: Office sex pests cost millions
Office sex pests cost millions
23 June 2003 - SEX pests cost Australian bosses more than $1 million last year, as payouts for sexual harassment and sex discrimination continue to skyrocket. Victorian business .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Olympic Torch Relay - the true story !
Olympic Torch Relay - the true story !
The ATHENS 2004 Press & Media Department wishes to issue the following rejoinder to certain articles in the International Press about the Olympic Torch Relay in Australia: “As .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: One Man's View
One Man's View
A former Victoria Police Detective in search of the truth in what is sure to become the hottest book of the year. Moving to the Australian Wheat Board as a senior investigations .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: One Small Stop for Man
One Small Stop for Man
Northcote residents were somewhat bemused by the new tram stop recently installed at the corner of High and Separation Streets. One of the two advertising billboards boasts... .. | Read more..

View Profile | Northcote


View Event: Our charity, our choice
Our charity, our choice
Editorial by ANDREW BOLT [Herald Sun] hits the nail on the head... OUR equal opportunity laws are so harmful now that junking them would do more good than ill. And would save mo .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Poison in our playgrounds
Poison in our playgrounds
03 July 2003 - PLAYGROUNDS at two city childcare centres have been closed after tests found that soil was contaminated. Yarra Council tests found lead and other substances in th .. | Read more..

View Profile | Fitzroy North


View Event: Political banner is voted out
Political banner is voted out
The Melbourne Cricket Club has defended its decision to pull down a banner criticising the Howard Government's Pacific solution policy from the MCG stands yesterday, saying the sig .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Press Coverage of Melbourne
Press Coverage of Melbourne
A growing concern in Melbourne is watching local newspaper and television news services preference for national and international headlines over local content. A recent study hi .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Public fears train travel
Public fears train travel
11 August 2003 - WIDESPREAD concern about safety on public transport has been revealed in a secret report commissioned by the State Government. The report said an unpleasant tra .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Rates Soar
Rates Soar
Rates soar - MELBOURNE home owners face annual rate rises of up to $115 next year. Ratepayers in 31 metropolitan councils can expect to pay as much as 20 per cent more. Counci .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Restaurant & Cafe Name & Shame Website
Restaurant & Cafe Name & Shame Website
In July 2010 we asked the then Minister for Health Daniel Andrews MP when would the Restaurant & Cafe Name & Shame Website (announced in July 2009) go live, but have not received a .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Rich in road rage over roundabout
Rich in road rage over roundabout
10 July 2003 - RESIDENTS in one of Melbourne's most exclusive streets are in a spin over planned road roundabouts. Some wealthy homeowners fear more roundabouts in St Georges Rd .. | Read more..

View Profile | Toorak


View Event: Round About Time
Round About Time
Residents close to the St Georges Road and Merri Parade roundabout in Northcote have formed a lobby group, demanding authorities fix the notorious intersection. Round About Tim .. | Read more..

View Profile | Northcote


View Event: Schoolgirl bullies cost state $73,000
Schoolgirl bullies cost state $73,000
21 June 2003 - A YOUNG woman who went through two years of hell at the hands of school bullies was yesterday awarded $73,700 damages. Lisa Jane Eskinazi, now 21, stood up to the .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Shoppers fear city black spots
Shoppers fear city black spots
GANGS and drunks have made Flinders St station and Swanston St the most feared city spots for workers, shoppers and students. And seven in 10 CBD visitors say they don't feel sa .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Sydney wins again
Sydney wins again
MELBURNIANS are less than enthusiastic about the fact that both Prime Minister John Howard and Opposition Leader Mark Latham view Australia from Sydney. Now Westpac, which was o .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: The COST to unChain St Kilda!
The COST to unChain St Kilda!
The developer of the St Kilda Triangle site has applied to have costs at VCAT awarded against unChain St Kilda Inc.. July 2009! This action should be of immense concern to all V .. | Read more..

View Profile | St Kilda


View Event: The drain truth
The drain truth
IN Monty Python's Life of Brian it was acknowledged the Romans gave them drains among other public works, and it is the same for the British in Victoria. But two biblical-style .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Tollway hits Bracks' popularity
Tollway hits Bracks' popularity
Victoria's Premier Steve Bracks appears to have been punished for his Government's decision to impose tolls on the Mitcham-Frankston Freeway, with the latest Newspoll showing a slu .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Transport fiasco hits thousands
Transport fiasco hits thousands
Tens of thousands of New Year's Eve revellers battled dangerous crowd crushes and were left stranded at stations and taxi ranks as a transport crisis swept the city yesterday morni .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Unpopular View | Melbourne Water Crisis
Unpopular View | Melbourne Water Crisis
Preston documentary makes Topher Field takes aim at the Victorian Government's handling of Melbourne's water shortage and offers a solution. The 'Unpopular View' series of video .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Upgrade for rail system
Upgrade for rail system
18 August 2003 - MELBOURNE will get more trains and major track upgrades to raise capacity on the increasingly popular rail system. The State Government is also keen to open a n .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Walk On The Wildside
Walk On The Wildside
By Moira Rayner The East Melbourne Fertility Clinic on Wellington Parade has been a thorn in the side for many people over many, many years. Bertram Wainer, a whistle blowing .. | Read more..

View Profile | East Melbourne


View Event: Warning over alleged web scam - Domain Names
Warning over alleged web scam - Domain Names
WEBSITE operators have been warned to watch out for allegedly misleading invoices from an Internet company. Domain Names Australia has mailed more than 400,000 letters to busine .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Water curbs fear in plan to help river
Water curbs fear in plan to help river
Melbourne faces more severe water restrictions if the State Government accepts a recommendation to release massive amounts of water from the city's main storage to help the ailing .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


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Melbourne Christmas Day Lunch @ Pullman Albert Park
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