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  1. Spring fashion week's cool debutRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    THE world's busiest shopping event has set Melbourne abuzz in an envy-inspiring debut to the city's spring fashion week, as VIPs caught an exclusive preview of the season ahead. WHEN ABC's The Killing Season aired, many questioned why Labor opened itself up to such scrutiny.

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  2. 'Strong psychological intensity' in digital portraitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canberra City News

    THE National Portrait Gallery has gone for two prizes in this year's Macquarie Digital Portraiture Awards, it has announced by the director of the Macquarie Group Collection, Helen Burton. The professional development cash prize for entrants aged 18 and over has been awarded to Ilya Milstein from Victoria for his work "The Wandering Jew," while the winner of the professional development residency, for entrants aged 18 to 30, is Isabelle de Kleine, also from Victoria, for her work "Untitled".

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  3. Mantra hotels on expansion pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Melbourne's Docklands is a step closer to welcoming the latest addition to its growing skyline following the completion of the prototype room for the waterfront's first five-star hotel, Peppers Docklands Melbourne. Image supplied.

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  4. Rainy Melbourne day causes pain for tram commuters, pleasure for cab driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sydney Morning Herald

    The tram strike may have ended but city commuters can expect heavy traffic due to would-be tram travellers opting to drive to work to avoid the industrial action and wet weather. "To have a guess, due to the effect of the industrial action, there appears to be a few more cars on the road," he said.

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  5. I tried to get around Melbourne on tram strike day and it was the worst thing everRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Age

    I tried to get around Melbourne on strike day, and it was a disaster. And I met lots of good, regular Melburnians who were having their days totally ruined.

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  6. Melbourne tram strike: How to get around the CBD and suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Melbourne's trams will cease to operate between 10am and 2pm as workers strike, with buses covering some key routes. Commuters are being encouraged to car-pool on Thursday, with a planned four-hour tram strike set to badly affect Melbourne's roadways.

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  7. Five reasons you need to go to MelbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    2. Go shopping If you haven't been to Melbourne in the past year, you'll go gaga over the recent development of Emporium Melbourne , which has been transformed into a hub of retail activity. Myer, David Jones, Emporium, Melbourne Central and GPO are now connected by bridges creating one of Australia's largest shopping malls.

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  8. Commuters asked for advice on fixing Melbourne traffic nightmaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | ABC News

    Two Victorian Government inquiries have been set up to try to ease congestion on one of Melbourne's most gridlocked roads, but any real relief could still be years away. Up to 90,000 vehicles travel on Hoddle Street each day and up to 40,000 on Punt Road, making it Melbourne's busiest thoroughfare.

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  9. Obituary: Friends remember the brief but brilliant life of this shooting starRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Sydney Morning Herald

    On the anniversary of John Beaton's birthday this month - he would have turned 29 - friends and workmates got together with Beaton's parents, John and Jenny, at one of his favourite Carlton cafes, swapping stories and memories about a stellar life cut short. It is a measure of the young Australian that, half a world away at Amazon's Lab 126 in California, John's work station remains empty more than a year after he died.

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  10. Bibliotherapy a novel approach to helping readers treat literary indecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Book lovers from as far away as the US are paying a Melbourne bibliotherapist $160 to advise them on what to read. In what is like a literary counselling session, Sonyaa Tsakalakis'a clients get a one-hour, face-to-face consultation based on their interests and desires.

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  11. Driverless cars: Baby, you can't drive my carRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Sydney Morning Herald

    It's no longer the stuff of science fiction. See how the concept of autonomous vehicles has evolved over the generations.

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  12. Mum's fury over bus driver on phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | NEWS.com.au

    ONLINE bargin hunters face a 10 per cent price hike after state and territory treasurers agreed to slap the GST on overseas purchases - but the tampon tax is here to stay. THE head of Clive Palmer's company Mineralogy has been named as the Palmer United Party's candidate for the Canning by-election.

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  13. What if the train lines were given letters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Danielbowen.com

    Say you know which line you want, you've found the correct platform, but a train comes in with some obscure station on the destination sign - how do you know if you can catch it? You might have only a few seconds to work out if it's on your line, and if so, whether it stops at your station. If you're lucky your station is on the screen, and you have to quickly scan through dozens of place names to find it but if you're unlucky, there's no screen, just a two-line LED display with the unfamiliar destination and "Stopping all stations".

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  14. Toilet waste provides knowledge about diseases' global transmission routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Analysis and genome sequencing of disease-causing microorganisms and antimicrobial resistance bacteria in toilet waste from international aircraft could be a first step towards global surveillance of infectious diseases and identification of how they are transmitted between countries. The analysis was conducted by researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and DTU Systems Biology and is published in the scientific journal Scientific Reports .

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  15. Fashion festival's new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | NEWS.com.au

    AUSTRALIA'S largest consumer fashion show has a new home with the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival moving from Docklands to the Melbourne Museum precinct. Festival CEO Graeme Lewsey announced this morning the 20th annual event will be held in the iconic Melbourne Museum Precinct, Carlton Gardens, after eight years at Central Pier.

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  16. Book celebrates Euroa Show historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Benalla Ensign

    Butter melting before being judged, a soft drink shortage and sneaky pick-pockets are just some of the memories recorded in a book detailing 130 years of the Euroa Agricultural Society. Butter melting before being judged, a soft drink shortage and sneaky pick-pockets are just some of the memories recorded in a book detailing 130 years of the Euroa Agricultural Society.

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  17. Countdown to transport chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | NEWS.com.au

    THE death of a restaurant worker subjected to appalling conditions has been described as a "21st-century retelling" of an Orwellian nightmare. THEY are some of Australia's most wanted criminals and police warn "they could be in your suburb now".

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  18. Retail sensors a game changerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | NEWS.com.au

    MALCOLM Turnbull and Christopher Pyne have rallied behind backbencher Warren Entsch as he introduced to parliament a cross-party bill to allow same-sex marriage. A MAJOR security hole in mobile phones has been uncovered, and it's being called the biggest breach of privacy ever.

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  19. TripAdvisor reveals what travellers REALLY think of Australia's attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Daily Mail

    'Silly damned egg carton', 'plagues of flies' and 'surrounded by drunks': TripAdvisor reveals what travellers REALLY think of Australia's greatest attractions... or are they just bad tourists? Every tourist attraction, from the Sydney Opera to Uluru and the Melbourne Cricket Ground, has copped a belting by more than one visitor who, frankly, didn't see what all the fuss was about. Some of Australia's most famous landmarks, including the Sydney Opera House, are seemingly not as popular as most people would believe 'Thought the entire harbour was a bit of a let down.

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  20. Equal Love expecting biggest rally for marriage equality yet tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Blaze

    "We are sick of waiting for our politicians to get out of the dark ages. We expect to have a very large and passionate rally where we demand the bill for marriage equality be put and supporters vote for it despite any restrictions that their party try and put on them.

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