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  1. Trip across the ditch still top of the list for KiwisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Scoop

    AUCKLAND, 9 February 2016: New research has revealed Kiwi travellers continued to cross the ditch for a holiday in 2015, with three destinations in Australia featuring in their top five international getaways last year. The latest Hotel Price Indexa from Hotels.coma has revealed Kiwis stamped their passports most frequently in Melbourne and Sydney in 2015, as both cities came in at first and second place for the third year running as the most popular travel destinations.


  2. Sydney and Melbourne are a food lover's paradise, here's whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Australian cities Sydney and Melbourne are a food lover's paradise. Mumbai chef Rohan D'Souza shares flavour-filled memories of his trip to both destinations ON every street and laneway, there are shopping, dining and cultural experiences to discover.


  3. Qantas planes were 'seconds from disaster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 |

    FOOTAGE has emerged of the moment three planes were involved in a near miss at Melbourne Airport, with two Qantas pilots forced to abort landings. STRANDED on a tropical island with no food, shelter or basic survival skills is not something most people do by choice.


  4. The Melbourne restaurateurs taking New York by stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Age

    Indian-born chef Jessi Singh, and his Brooklyn-born wife Jennifer, opened Babu Ji NYC in May and it is taking the city by storm. Indian-born chef Jessi Singh, his Brooklyn-born wife Jennifer, and their two small daughters moved from Melbourne to New York in December 2014.


  5. Researchers closer to genetic risk test for bowel cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | PhysOrg Weblog

    In the near future, genetic screening for cancer risk may be a routine part of a visit to the doctor. University of Melbourne researchers are working to unlock more genetic variants that could predict a person's risk of developing bowel cancer.


  6. Obituary: The sailor with itchy feet - and a catamaran built in a piggeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Age

    Once, when asked to name the best thing about sailing alone on his yacht in the Pacific Ocean, Jonathan Deerson replied: "Not having anyone who can tell me what to do." An odd response, perhaps, from a man who was very successful in all the normal pursuits of life - a loving family, academic success, interesting and good jobs, travel around the world.


  7. CareerTrackers gets the nod from corporate heavyweightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Sydney Morning Herald

    More than 1700 guests - well represented by the big end of town - will fill the former locomotive workshop on Thursday night in the former Eveleigh rail yards for the CareerTrackersa annual gala dinner. Five years since CareerTrackers founder and chief executive Michael Combs hosted 100 guests at his first gala dinner, the latest event reflects the success of the Indigenous internship program in partnering with some of Australia's largest corporations and universities.


  8. Beyonce's grungy pad could be yoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 |

    IS THIS a shameless show of power from the besieged billionaire, or are times really this tough for Clive Palmer? IRELAND'S unemployment rate has fallen to a seven-year low as the country - buoyant again after years of gloom and austerity - prepares for an election. THE Australian dollar has extended its negative response to Tuesday's RBA meeting and interest rate decision as global oil and equities slide.


  9. Djokovic wins 6th Australian title; Murray loses 5th final MELBOURNE, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    After maintaining his perfect record in six finals at Melbourne Park - and extending his old friend Andy Murray's streak to five losses from five championship deciders Down Under - Djokovic had hundreds of Serbian fans singing and chanting his name so loudly he could barely hear questions in a TV interview. While Djokovic was still celebrating his 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 victory on Sunday night, equaling Roy Emerson's record of six Australian titles, Murray was rushing for the airport to catch a flight back to Britain to reunite with his pregnant wife.


  10. Melbourne's busy Punt Road to become a clearwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Age

    Traffic snarls on one of Melbourne's busiest roads will be eased under a state government plan to end on-street parking on the thoroughfare. More than 40,000 vehicles travel along Punt Road, Melbourne's major north to south corridor, everyday, with on-street parking clogging the street, resulting in traffic jams for drivers.


  11. End of the line for scores of older Melbourne stations being torn down and rebuiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Age

    It's rare for a politician to skip a ribbon cutting for a successful project, but on Friday Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan missed the official opening of Ringwood's $66 million railway station. With V/Line in crisis and the Herald Sun all but calling for the minister's head on its front page, Ms Allan may have wanted to avoid the spotlight that day.


  12. Rocklea fetches $30m: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Bendigo Advertiser

    AGENTS advertising the sale of the Rocklea Homemaker Centre in Kangaroo Flat have declined to confirm whether the retail site has sold for more than $30 million. Fairfax Media reported that ASX-listed Phileo Australia had found a buyer for the shopping centre complex in High Street.


  13. Beer bottles off Melbourne told story of a lost Clyde shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 |

    It was the discovery of several beer bottles off the coast of Australia that led researchers to piece together the history of a 18th Century Clyde-built sailing ship that spent its life as a workhorse of the seas. THe Colonist is a typical vessel built by Denny and Rankine.


  14. Melbourne's happiest tram driver brings joy and connection to the daily grindRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Canberra Times

    When Bruce Whalley had a health scare, the former banker reassessed things and decided on a new job for the remainder of his career. And he may just be the city's most talkative tram driver.


  15. Greenfield Advisors Wins Prestigious Award for Paper on Real Estate...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | PRWeb

    One of Greenfield Advisors' partners and a colleague won "Best Refereed Paper" from the Pacific Rim Real Estate Society. Dr. Clifford Lipscomb, director of economic research at Greenfield Advisors, worked with Dr. Andy Krause of the University of Melbourne on the soon-to-be-published paper, "Property-Level Real Estate Data: Processing Techniques and Documentation Review."


  16. City Edge Apartment Hotels Provides Budget Accommodations in Melbourne for January EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | SBWire

    January in Melbourne is the one of the liveliest months of the year as the entire month is packed full of a number of featured activities such as the International Street Food Festival, Sugar Mountain, Australia Day at Docklands, Midsummer Festival and many others. There is much to do and experience in the month of January in Melbourne.


  17. The Bachelor's Sam Wood apologises after being slammed for using...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Daily Mail

    'I am deeply sorry for any offence caused': Sam Wood apologises after being slammed for using the word 'gay' to describe making Snezana Markoski's smoothie Bachelor Sam Wood has released a public apology after facing criticism from followers for using the word 'gay' to describe making a smoothie recipe. The 35-year-old Bachelor star had made the comment in a Facebook post on Monday as he shared the recipe for a Snez's kickstarter smoothie, named after fiancee Snezana Markoski.


  18. ATAR and university offers: a tale of two university studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The Age

    She hopes to be accepted into medicine, qualify as a doctor and return to Sudan, where she was born, to open a health clinic. It was her father's story of her grandmother back in Sudan, who was ill and unable to get proper medical care, that inspired her to aim high.


  19. Airbnb's reach extends from spare rooms to empty, multi-room properties, report revealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Nearly half the listings on Airbnb in Melbourne are not for spare rooms in someone's home but for entire houses or apartments that are never lived in, according to new data provided by Inside Airbnb, an independent website based in New York dedicated to transparency about the online booking site. Figures from Inside Airbnb show that out of 8663 listings in greater Melbourne, about 3600 were for entire properties that were available for booking at least 90 days every year, suggesting no one ever lives there.


  20. Fresh bread and mykis but hold the tea - Melbourne's favourite Airbnb hosts reveal their secretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Mario Cacchione poses for a photo with Gerry Wahyu Nugraha of Indonesia who is a guest in the spare room of his CBD property that he rents out through Airbnb The most popular places to stay in Melbourne on Airbnb are not necessarily the most beautiful or the cheapest but they certainly have the loveliest hosts. Travellers who prefer to stay in someone's home rather than book a bed in a hotel or hostel use Airbnb because the host looking after them is just as important as the room they stay in.