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Open House Melbourne 2016: Six fascinating places to visit that you may never have heard of

Herald Sun - ‎18 hours ago‎
The tiny gem shows the living conditions of slum dwellers before Melbourne's strict building and planning controls were put in place.

How Melbourne planned to save lives in large scale air attacks

Herald Sun - ‎18 hours ago‎
Left in the city, while most men of eligible age were overseas fighting, was a group of women and men who were given the task of preparing for the worst - imagining and rehearsing large scale attacks on Melbourne and its suburbs. Throughout 1942 the ...

Page 13: US Vice-President's granddaughters enjoy Melbourne nightlife

Herald Sun - ‎6 hours ago‎
To steal a catchphrase from Biden it could all “be a bunch of malarky”, but Page 13 understands 18-year-old FINNEGAN and 21-year-old NAOMI led their Secret Service detail on a wild goose chase around Melbourne's night life when in town a couple of ...
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Portarlington ferry service to Melbourne begins trial period

ABC Online - ‎14 hours ago‎
A ferry service from Portarlington to Melbourne has set sail on its maiden voyage, almost a decade after people on the Bellarine Peninsula started campaigning for it.
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Police operation in search for missing Melbourne woman Karen Ristevski

Herald Sun - ‎10 hours ago‎
Officers from the Water Police descended on the river today, scouring an area around a bridge at Maribyrnong, in Melbourne's northwest. The search zone is about 3km from the Ristevski family home in Oakley Drive, Avondale Heights. Patrons at the nearby ...

The sale whisperer: Melbourne shopping guide July 30-August 6

The Age - ‎15 hours ago‎
If your weekend uniform is a pair of comfy boyfriend jeans, a striped tee and a cosy duffel coat, this sale should be your first port of call.

How to pick the next Melbourne suburb set for gentrification

Herald Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
“The suburbs we consider to be gentrified are in the inner city and traditionally had a more industrial or unsavoury feel and are now among Melbourne's most popular areas.” With popularity comes price growth, so many buyers are on the hunt for ...

Dating app Happn used to shine a light on Melbourne's homeless

ABC Online - ‎15 hours ago‎
But instead of seeing the profile of a potential date, users walking down one Collingwood street in Melbourne's inner north will be introduced to Jody.
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Melbourne street artist behind racy Hillary Clinton mural has Instagram account deleted

9news.com.au - ‎16 hours ago‎
Controversial Melbourne street artist, Lushsux, has been removed from Instagram following a provocative mural of Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton.

Police crime maps reveal youth gang hot spots in Melbourne

9news.com.au - ‎20 hours ago‎
The Melbourne council area had the most offences per 100,000 population, with more than one crime for every four residents.
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Property values treble over a decade in Melbourne's eastern suburbs

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Victorians were the lucky recipients of a 22.4 per cent rise in the total value of their properties over the past two years and, over a 10-year period, the homes of a select few have trebled, according to the state's Valuer-General.
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Push for mandatory palm oil labelling as Melbourne Zoo highlights plight of orangutans

ABC Online - ‎16 hours ago‎
Primate keeper Fiona Iacovangelo said it was a "typical teenager" but held a special place in the zoo's hearts because it was the first Sumatran orangutan to be born in Melbourne in a very long time. "He certainly is an adventurous boy and very playful ...

Secret Victoria Police crime maps show where in Melbourne youth gangs terrorise neighbourhoods

Herald Sun - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The operational police maps show parts of Melbourne's southeast were repeatedly hit last year, including parts of Murrumbeena, Carnegie, Mordialloc, Mentone and Sandringham.
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North Melbourne superstar Brent Harvey lashes AFL over tanking

Herald Sun - ‎8 hours ago‎
Harvey in his controversial autobiography names Melbourne, Carlton and Richmond as teams accused of trying to lose games to secure top draft picks.
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'Pokemon Go playing driver' crashes into Melbourne school

ABC Online - ‎22 hours ago‎
A motorist is facing charges after crashing his car through a school fence and into a portable building while allegedly trying to find a Pokemon in Melbourne's outer south-east. Victoria Police said it appeared the man was using the Pokemon Go phone ...
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Big day for tigers at Melbourne Zoo

Herald Sun - ‎7 hours ago‎
THE Melbourne Zoo did a roaring trade yesterday as animal lovers flocked to visit the big cat enclosure to help celebrate World Tiger Day.

Most complained-about toilets on Melbourne train network get welcome revamp

ABC Online - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Public transport authorities have thanked Melbourne's train commuters for "holding on" while the main toilets at the city's iconic Flinders Street Station underwent an extensive revamp.
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Big Orange may be back for another Melbourne Cup crack after winning Goodwood Cup

Herald Sun - ‎20 hours ago‎
Michael Bell indicated post-race the Melbourne Cup remained an option for Big Orange, who beat several Flemington aspirants, including Quest For More (sixth) and Kinema (seventh) at Goodwood.
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The bubble is all about Sydney and Melbourne

MacroBusiness (blog) - ‎15 hours ago‎
Real home values have only recorded significant increase over the past 7.5 years in Sydney and Melbourne with slight increases in Darwin and Canberra.
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Melbourne Express: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Age - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
That's it for Melbourne Express for today. We will leave you will footage of the man police want to interview after a passenger was assaulted on the train between Camberwell and Canterbury railway stations.
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