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Melbourne, Australia Travel Newswire

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  1. Acland Street closure to bring the worst of both worlds, traders fearRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Age

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  2. Schools in crisis as student numbers explodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

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  3. Meet Graham, the hideous creature built to survive car crashes - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNET News.com

    Happy nightmares! Australian road-safety commission creates the perfect man for car-accident survival. Let's all be thankful we did not evolve in his image.

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  4. Apartment dwellers lose out as Airbnb here to stay, court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Age

    People living in apartments will not be able to stop other landlords renting their properties on Airbnb to short term tenants, a landmark Supreme Court decision has found. In a decision that clears the way for Airbnb and other short-term leasing sites to freely operate in Melbourne's apartment buildings, the Supreme Court found owners corporations could not make rules to ban short stay operators.

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  5. He has the body you need, but certainly not the faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Reuters

    STORY: Meet 'Graham', he is part of Victoria's latest road safety campaign and has the ideal body to survive a car crash, according to the Transport Accident Commission . Sculptured by Melbourne artist Patricia Piccinini in conjunction with Melbourne Hospital trauma surgeon, Christian Kenfield, Graham has body parts you would need to be able to stay alive in a high speed crash.

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  6. 'Graham' has the body you'll need to survive a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Mirror.co.uk

    The unsettling sculpture has an enlarged skull, no neck and no cervical spine alongside a set of super shock absorbing ribs to take the impact Meet 'Graham'- he has a face you might want to forget, but a body you'll need if you're going to survive a car crash. He is part of Victoria's latest road safety campaign and has the optimal body shape to escape from a road accident unharmed according to the Transport Accident Commission .

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  7. Kilmaurs expat pays emotional tribute to her husband of 65 years as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Daily Record

    Nessie McNaughton with Mary Porter niece from Nevada USA, Debbie McAughtrie, Lilian Brown great niece and Amy McAughtrie great, great niece A trained electrician with the Electricity Board in Kilmarnock, George had told his beloved Nessie that he wanted his ashes to be scattered in the Annick River, as well as next to his parents graves' at the town cemetery. Much missed, George was a well-kent face in the Scots expat community in the Victoria area, and was involved in a number of societies.

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  8. MasterChef's Mimi Baines gets new cooking showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Daily Mail

    No use crying over spilled milk! MasterChef's newly eliminated contestant Mimi Baines moves on quickly with new cooking show The Melbourne product manager has teamed up with MasterChef season five winner Emma Dean and runner-up Lynton Tapp on their upcoming Network Ten show, My Market Kitchen. The 25-year-old has thrown herself into her new behind-the-scenes role as a prep-chef on the new show.

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  9. P.J. Harvey tops the bill for this year's bumper Melbourne Writers FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Age

    One of English musician P.J. Harvey's best-known albums is Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea . But when she appears at next month's Melbourne Writers Festival, the stories she tells will be in the form of poetry she wrote to accompany the photographs of Irish photojournalist Seamus Murphy, with whom she collaborated on The Hollow of the Hand , about their travels to Kosovo, Afghanistan and Washington DC.

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  10. She isn't evil': Waleed stands up for KrugerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | AdelaideNow...

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  11. How you can now make money by driving to Australia's airports - and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Daily Mail

    How you can now make money by driving to Australia's airports - and avoid paying the exorbitant $60-a-day car parking charges Travellers can now earn money instead of paying high parking costs at Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane airports simply by leaving their car behind to be driven by someone else. A new car-sharing business called Carhood is taking on the $2.2 billion car rental market at its own game with 8000 members now signed up for the deal which pays $10 a day.

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  12. Melbourne traffic: Trams push cars out of the slow lane on Smith Street, CollingwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Age

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. It only took a few painted stencils on the road surface to uncork one of Melbourne's worst tram bottlenecks.

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  13. Australian Tesla Town project is the real deal, houses for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Digital Trends

    Want to live in a sustainable community? If you can get a visa and afford the price, you can sign on the line now at Yarrabend , a development just outside Melbourne, Australia, according to Electrek . The planned community by the Glenvill development company is powered by solar energy and every home comes standard with Tesla Powerwalls to store and dispense electrical energy.

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  14. Travellers stranded in wake of Turkey coup attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Age

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  15. Here are all the Pokemon Go eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | NEWS.com.au

    Pokemon Go has lured thousands of Australians out into the streets, with organised events across the country called Pokemon GO Walks. On July 10, people showed up in droves to take part in the augmented reality craze sweeping the world.

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  16. 'Google, FB compile more data than NSA'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Yahoo!

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says Silicon Valley companies Google and Facebook now compile more information than the US' National Security Agency. Speaking via a videoconference at the embassy of Ecuador in London, where he was granted asylum in 2012, Assange said the new global economic template was what he called Surveillance Capitalism.

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  17. Vanished bat colonies show up in BrisbaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Age

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. Hundreds of thousands of bats have shifted from the Sunshine Coast and south-east Queensland's Lockyer Valley to new colonies at The Gap and Brisbane's Centenary Suburbs during the state's warmer winter, experts say.

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  18. Genius cheats for Pokemon GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | NEWS.com.au

    Australian comedian Luke Kidgell has been enjoying his Pokemon Go game, and is showing remarkable dedication to catching some Pokemon. Standing at St. Kilda Pier, Melbourne, he spotted a Magikarp in the water.

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  19. Minister deals blow to police plan for zero alcohol in drivers under 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Bendigo Advertiser

    A push to extend the zero blood alcohol limit to all drivers under 26 has pitted the roads minister against Victoria's most senior traffic police officer. A suggestion by Victoria's most senior traffic police officer that the zero blood alcohol limit should be extended to all drivers under 26 has not been backed by the roads minister.

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  20. Chapel Street: New breed of retailers hope they can restore its former gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Sydney Morning Herald

    It seems everyone has a view on the current state of Chapel Street: what's gone right, what's gone wrong, and whether it can restore its place as Melbourne's number one retail hot spot. While most agree the Windsor end is pumping - vacancy rates are well below average and there seems to be a new cafe opening each week - it's the South Yarra end that has been the "problem child" of the strip.

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