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  1. Closing the Australian eye health gap may be in sightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Three years after the launch of the roadmap to close the gap for vision, progress has been made but "much remains to be done", according to the authors of a Perspective published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia . Dr Marian Abouzeid, Mitchell Anjou and Professor Hugh Taylor from the University of Melbourne, said that progress has been made to increase services, improve efficiencies and support better Indigenous patient engagement with the eye care system.

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  2. Maree Clarke's startling ghostly images fill new Koorie Heritage Trust home at Federation SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Yet caked in white ochre, she is altogether different. Still, even ethereal. Within a circle of sticks a painted image of Clarke is projected onto transparent fabric.

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  3. Closing the eye health gap may be in sight, AustraliaRead the original story

    Sunday | Medical News Today

    Three years after the launch of the roadmap to close the gap for vision, progress has been made but "much remains to be done", according to the authors of a Perspective published online by the Medical Journal of Australia . Dr Marian Abouzeid, Mitchell Anjou and Professor Hugh Taylor from the University of Melbourne, wrote that "progress has been made to increase services, improve efficiencies and support better Indigenous patient engagement with the eye care system".

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  4. Rate of repeat diagnoses in men who have sex with men for Chlamydia...Read the original story

    Yesterday | CSIRO Publishing

    Rate of repeat diagnoses in men who have sex with men for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae : a retrospective cohort study Tess Marinelli A D , Eric P. F. Chow A B D E , Jane Tomnay C , Glenda Fehler A , Catriona S. Bradshaw A B , Marcus Y. Chen A B , Dana S. Forcey A and Christopher K. Fairley A B A Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, Vic. 3053, Australia.

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  5. Rooftop glamping in Melbourne's CBDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Stuff.co.nz

    The last place you'd expect to find a campground is in the middle of the Melbourne CBD, but here it is - stretching over a concrete roof off Level 3 of the vast Melbourne Central shopping mall. Local entrepreneur Jerome Borazio, best known for innovative bars, has ventured into accommodation by co-opting this unused space for an experiment in luxury camping - or as it's sometimes inelegantly known, "glamping".

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  6. HoMie: The store where homeless are the new VIP shoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Age

    Nick Pearce and Marcus Crook are about to open HoMie, a clothing shop where the profits go to the homeless. Run by volunteers and selling stock donated by big name brands, the non-profit venture about to open its doors in Melbourne Central will be run to benefit the city's homeless.

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  7. Qantas launches world's 1st inflight exercise video to reduce threat of deep vein thrombosisRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Xinhuanet

    Australian flag-carrier Qantas has become the world's first airline to release an exercise video on its international flights, in an attempt to lower the risk of deep vein thrombosis to long haul travelers. The four-minute video was created by the physiotherapy department at the University of Melbourne in an attempt to get passengers active during a long flight.

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  8. Therapist Helps Quantas Passengers Cope With Deep Vein ThrombosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Rehab Management

    A professor of physiotherapy stepped up to help Quantas airlines strengthen its reputation for safety in the air by developing a video that teaches passengers inflight techniques to head off the threat of deep vein thrombosis . Qantas reports it has launched the exercise video on all its international flights.

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  9. Docklands to become water transport hub like Circular QuayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Docklands is set to become Melbourne's major water transportation hub, with plans for ferries and heritage ships to regularly dock at a revamped Harbour Esplanade. It comes as Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle calls for the waterfront side of Etihad Stadium to be refitted with windows, in a significant redevelopment to embrace lost views of Victoria Harbour.

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  10. Power Up Your Tesla with FootstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | PSFK

    Pavegen, the startup that develops tech to collect footfall energy , has collaborated with Tesla in an experiment to charge cars through the power of the footstep. The test was a success and demonstrates the wealth of energy we create with each step.

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  11. Physitrack: Qantas first airline in the world to introduce exercise video to help prevent DVTRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | PR-inside.com

    Qantas has become the first airline in the world to launch an exercise video on all its international flights to help prevent deep vein thrombosis . The four-minute exercise video was developed by academics at the University of Melbourne in a partnership with Physitrack : ..

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  12. National Gallery of Victoria to host Pre-Raphaelite symposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Age

    A stained glass window of St Paul manufactured by Morris & Co for the Chapel of Cheadle Royal Hospital, circa 1875. Photo: Supplied Ever wondered about Pre-Raphaelitism in Australia? Or how the National Gallery of Victoria came to have the best collection in the southern hemisphere of works by these shockingly fresh 19th-century upstarts? Events begin with a guided tour from curator Laurie Benson of Medieval Moderns , the NGV's first major exhibition of these works for 40 years.

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  13. Evelyn Krape gives feminist classic a modern rebootRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Evelyn Krape, vertern of the Melbourne theatre scene and the star of More Female Parts. 4th of June 2015.

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  14. Melbourne Metro commuters face another day of woeful train travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Melburnians scarred from the peak-hour train shut-down on Thursday copped another round of irritating rail delays on the ride to work on Friday. There were about 10 train cancellations across the network on Friday morning, with up to five on the badly hit Frankston line.

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  15. Top travel photos of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    Young women wave the American flag in the courtyard of the Mulberry School for Girls as they await the arrival of US First Lady Michelle Obama for an event as part of the 'Let Girls Learn' initiative in London, England. The event at the school was to discuss how the UK and US are working together to expand girls' education around the world.

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  16. Medicinal kava testRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Fiji Times

    The kava capsules and powder are the latest addition to South Pacific Elixir's Taki Mai brand, developed to pharmaceutical standards through Nadi-based Douglas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. SPE founder Zane Yoshida said market feedback had been positive. The products were developed in the last few months and launched at the Denarau-based expo.

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  17. Mathematician's 30-year winning tangentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Age

    It was back in the 1970s that La Trobe University mathemetician Ken Pearson, along with colleague Arthur Jones, developed what became known as the La Trobe teaching strategy. Tutorial rooms were converted into "graffiti laboratories" in which students worked in small groups at blackboards covering every wall.

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  18. The damp, cramped real estate you can buy for your car for a small fortuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Mashable

    In case you missed the news, Sydneysiders are hating on life because they can't get a house for under $1 million. Unfortunately, we are here to tell you, that buying a car space to spend your nights in is probably off the table, too.

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  19. Never miss another deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Canberra Times

    Parcel forwarding business After Hours Delivery is the product of six mates with no entrepreneurial experience, but plenty of drive. Together they hatched a plan to make life easier for the exploding number of online shoppers who are never home to receive parcels and can't make it to the post office to pick them up.

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  20. Africa: Refugee Versus Migrant - Time for a New Label?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | AllAfrica.com

    Refugees and migrants have been making the headlines like never before in recent months. With the start of Refugee Week today, culminating in World Refugee Day on Saturday, that focus is only set to intensify.

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