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Local news for Melbourne, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Gamasutra

Keebles - a physics-based vehicle building puzzle game

Keebles is also currently on Steam Greenlight and will be coming soon to iOS, Android, PC and Mac.


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6 hrs ago | Annals of Internal Medicine

Finding a Cure for HIV: Much Work to Do

Requests for Single Reprints: Sharon R. Lewin, FRACP, PhD, Department of Infectious Diseases, Alfred Hospital, Level 2, Burnet Building, 85 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia; e-mail, .


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Australia, World News, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

10 hrs ago | Aquarius Papers

A 2014 Happy Video Birthday to Musical Genius Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees

Barry Gibb , along with twin younger brothers Maurice and Robin Gibb, were the Bee Gees.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Bee Gees, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Greater Manchester County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Australia,

14 hrs ago | ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Harry Bridges

Harry Bridges . Born Alfred Renton Bridges July 28, 1901 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

17 hrs ago | ABC News

Tony Abbott labels Islamic State a 'death cult'

MARK COLVIN: Australian planes will be flying guns and ammunition into Iraq within days.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Iraq

17 hrs ago |

Tributes paid to Irish musician who drowned in Crete

A musician who died along with his partner as he tried to save him from drowning has been remembered as a talented and treasured colleague.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Australia, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

21 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

AIDS cure may come, but can we afford the cost?

The answer to that question, which until recently many scientists dared not ask out loud, is creeping slowly toward the affirmative, but with some important provisos.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

Yesterday | ABC News

Photos of Northcote before gentrification to appear in Melbourne Festival's Vivian Maier exhibition

David Wadelton is an acclaimed Australian artist who has several works in the National Gallery of Australia's permanent collection.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Painting, Arts, Sydney, Australia Travel,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABC News

Using DNA to fingerprint Australian cheese

Australian cheddar may be in demand overseas, although it is yet to reach the status that has Swiss authorities using DNA to ensure that its revered Emmental and Gruyere are not being knocked off by counterfeiters.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Cheese, Australia, World News,

New Scientist

No more pause: Warming will be non-stop from now on

Enjoy the pause in global warming while it lasts, because it's probably the last one we will get this century.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Australia, World News, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Science / Technology

The Times

Work, family ties drivers of Shreveport immigration

Work, family ties drivers of Shreveport immigration Even the folks who love their town find it curious anyone lands here from someplace else.


Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, Bossier City, LA, us Travel, Travel, Australia, World News,

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Kos

I Don't Want A Debate If The Other Side Is Disgusting.

Some news out of the imperiled World Congress of Families conference in Melbourne, Australia is that Australia's federal minister for families, Kevin Andrews, has pulled out of addressing the conference.


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Green Left Weekly

WCF finds venue with anti-Muslim hate group

After four venues cancelled bookings under pressure from protesters, the World Congress of Families announced a fifth venue for its conference in Victoria - the headquarters of notorious anti-Muslim hate group Catch the Fire Ministries.


Related Topix: Australia, Vladimir Putin, Wedding

Nothing To Do With Arbroath

Hole lot of trouble after toddler got his fingers stuck in bathtub plughole

A toddler from the Brighton suburb of Melbourne, Australia, had to be rescued by firefighters after a bath-time misadventure.


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The Age

Protester storms Families meeting

Sam Castro from the Whistleblowers, Activists and Citizens Alliance says she was hit in the back of the head by one of the World Congress of Families attendees on their way in Saturday morning.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Gay/Lesbian, Abortion, Wedding

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Game on: Election race down to the wire

MORE than 40 protesters have gathered outside a controversial families conference hosted by right-wing religious groups in Melbourne this morning.


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Cinema Blend News

Mortal Kombat X Pax Video Features Scorpion, Kano, Raiden

A new video have become available courtesy of a live-stream from this year's PAX Prime in Melbourne, Australia.


Related Topix: Mortal Kombat, Video Games, Australia, World News, The, Deep Silver, Injustice: Gods Among Us, NetherRealm Studios, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment


Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries is a popular Australian television series, set in the 1920s and based on a series of books by Kerry Greenwood.


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Network World

12 Key Strategies for Unlocking the Secrets of SharePoint User Adoption

For the past few months, I've been working with Clare Hastings of The Eventful Group, who has been faithfully transcribing a presentation I gave in Melbourne, Australia where I talked about a dozen lessons that I've learned about SharePoint User Adoption.


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'Whisper In My Mask' Explores The Stunning Complexities Of Disguise

The first thing that caught our attention about 2014's TarraWarra Biennial was its deliciously intriguing title, "Whisper in My Mask."


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania