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

2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Sticky Carpet: Dan Sultan dominates NIMA awards

Victorian musicians dominated the National Indigenous Music Awards in Darwin last Friday, winning four of the seven categories.


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2 hrs ago | Domestic Fuel

BioEnergy Bytes

In this Ethanol Report, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders at the Sturgis Rally Clean Energy Collective , a community-owned solar developer, has been named to the 2014 Inc. 500/5000 list , an exclusive ranking of the nation's ... (more)


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6 hrs ago | Wired

6 Fantasy Steampunk Contraptions Made Only From Cardboard

Daniel Agdag works with a limited arsenal of tools: a surgical scalpel, some cardboard, every so often a circular cutter and lots of glue.


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8 hrs ago | International Business Times

Auckland, New Zealand is on the Top 10 of World's Most Livable Cities

Auckland has once again emerged as one of the top 10 most livable cities in the world.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

ABC News

PM defends 'Team Australia' term and expects everyone to be on it

TANYA NOLAN: The Prime Minister says it was foolish for some Islamic community leaders to boycott his recent meeting with them.


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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Australia: Jewish School Evacuated

A Jewish primary school in Melbourne, Australia, was evacuated on Thursday morning after a suspicious vehicle was spotted near the building.


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UPDATE 1-Australia's Mirvac Group annual net profit surges

Property company Mirvac Group tripled its annual net profit, bolstered by asset sales, and said it sees continued strong demand for residential properties in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia's two biggest cities.


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Daily Mail

Isabel Lucas is ethereal in sheer floaty ensemble as she admits...

'There's someone special': Isabel Lucas is ethereal in sheer floaty ensemble as she admits she's found love at director Baz Lurhmann's glitzy launch of retail outlet She has a slew of films slated for release this year and it's clear the move Stateside has paid off in more ways than one for actress Isabel Lucas.


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The Globe and Mail

BHP Billiton to spin off smaller assets as profit rises 23 per cent

A bucket wheel reclaimer is moved into position at BHP Billiton's iron ore loading facility in Port Hedland, about 1,600 kilometres north of Perth, Australia.


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Melbourne: City of lights & festivals

It was an early October morning when we arrived into Melbourne. Surprisingly, the temperature was a chilly 10C which challenged our preconception that everywhere in Australia was always hot and warm! Located in the state of Victoria, Melbourne is the second most populous city in Australia.


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Insomnia and Food

In a recent article appearing in the Washington Post by Roberto A. Ferdman , Reporter for Wonkblog, the results of a study by Jawbone concluded that 21 of the major U.S. cities as well as international cities got less than seven hours of sleep on average per night.


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Globe and Mail

An ode to a 'beautiful beater'

This public domain file photo has been altered to erase the licence plate. 1985 Mitsubishi Cordia GSL hatchback, photographed in Sutherland, New South Wales, Australia.


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The Washington Post

21 of Americaa s biggest cities average fewer than seven hours of sleep each night

Americans might run on sleep, but those living in the country's largest cities don't appear to run on much.


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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Gisele Bundchen tops 'Forbes' list of highest-paid modelsGisele...

We know - it's not really a surprise, is it? Gisele raked in $47 million in the past 12 months, according to 'Forbes.'


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Tue Aug 19, 2014

EVA Downlights to Bring Efficiency to Home Kitchen Lighting

South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia / ACCESSWIRE / August 19, 2014 / LEDified is heading a Kickstarter campaign to fund EVA , a product that revolutionizes the LED downlight design.


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Nanaimo Daily News

Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary score high in top cities list

TORONTO - Three Canadian cities - Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary - have been named as some of the best places to live in the world, according to a report by The Economist.


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Daily Herald

Where does Chicago rank in sleep deprived cities?

Residents in the Chicago area average 6 hours and 50 minutes of sleep a night, quite a bit less than residents in Melbourne, Australia, which average 7 hours and 5 minutes.


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WFNT-AM Burton

What City Gets the Most Sleep?

Melbourne, Australia - 7:05 London, England - 7:02 Denver, Colorado - 7:02 Brisbane, Australia - 7:00 Paris, France - 7:00 Tokyo, Japan - 5:46 Seoul, South Korea - 5:55 Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 6:32 Singapore, Singapore - 6:32 Mexico City, Mexico - 6:32 And while New York is known as the city that never sleeps, perhaps that title should be ... (more)


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Why NERVO Might Just Be The Highest-Paid Female Act In EDM

FORBES launched its first list of highest-earning DJs in 2012. Its alliterative title - Electronic Cash Kings - has so far rung true: though we measure the income of both male and female turntablists, not a single female act has ever appeared on the ranking.


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Patrys Limited To Present At German Hematology Congress

SM6 clinical trial data to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the German, Austrian and Swiss Associations for Hematology and Medical Oncology Acceptance of oral lecture reflects the strong interest in the clinical trial data by the oncology community Melbourne, Australia; 18 August, 2014: Patrys Limited , a clinical stage biotechnology company ... (more)


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