4G Melbourne Cup

It might be known as the race that stops a nation, but the Melbourne Cup has also become the race that clogs all mobile networks. As soon as the horses finish their 3.2-kilometre sprint on Tuesday afternoon, about 100,000 punters are likely to grab their phone to tap out a text message, make a phone […]

Viagogo | Australian Ticket Sales

It’s tickets a go-go as Viagogo launches Tickets for Bruce Springsteen’s February shows in Melbourne ranged from $211 to $2132 when online reselling platform Viagogo launched in Australia last week. While both extremes were lower on eBay and Gumtree, visiting US chief executive Eric Baker said Viagogo’s edge was a “guarantee that every transaction is […]

Doncaster Rail Study

Did you know there was a Doncaster Rail Study? The Doncaster Rail Study is an independent investigation into a heavy rail connection from the Melbourne CBD to Doncaster. The Doncaster Rail Study consists of two phases: Phase One will identify and investigate a number of heavy rail options that could connect Melbourne’s CBD to the […]

Shop A Docket Goes Mobile

Shop A Docket rolls out Australia’s largest mobile phone coupon program! Australia’s 9 million smartphone users will now have access to more than 2,500 free discount coupons on their mobiles, in the largest roll out of mobile phone redemption in the country. Consumers can now search, find and redeem all Shop A Docket discount coupons […]

Weekly Papers To Close

Very sad to hear Fairfax are sacking more staff.  To be fair, Fairfax only half owns Metro Media Publishing, but 34 staff including journalists are to receive their marching orders. Seven local papers in Melbourne’s south-east will close: Knox Weekly Monash Weekly Casey Weekly Cranbourne Casey Weekly Berwick-Pakenham Maroondah Weekly Peninsula Weekly Frankston Weekly The publisher’s […]

Blackmagic Camera Wins Top Design Award

Melbourne-based design and film technology company Blackmagic Design has taken top prize at the 55th Australian International Design Awards, held in Sydney on Thursday night. Blackmagic beat 11 other nominees to win the Australian international design award of the year for its Cinema Camera, which competition organisers said rivals its competitors in terms of quality […]

Phone Coverage in Melbourne City Loop

What wonderful news…  within a year we’ll have full mobile telephone coverage in the Melbourne underground loop. Travellers on Melbourne’s City Loop will finally get mobile phone hook-up after deal to eliminate “dead zones”. Since day one, the loop has not had coverage and any calls we’re on as the train enters the tunnel simply cuts […]

Collins’ Street Directory

Due to the popularity of collecting things, collecting street directories has very popular and the prices they go for is sometimes astronomical. In Melbourne, one might think Melway’s would be the collectable directory, but they are not probably due to their large circulation. It is the Collins’ Street Directory of Melbourne that are the really collectible […]

Harley Davidson Joyrides & Tours Melbourne

Phoenix Rising Motorcycle Tours based in Melbourne Australia was started by Terry & Christine in 2002 offering Harley Davidson Motorcycles tours for all occasions; We can provide Double Sidecars to carry two people, ideal for a romantic tour. We have a Funeral Service to provide transport with our specially designed hearse. Phoenix Rising Motorcycle Tours are a […]

Gunnedah Resident Takes On Elders @ WINS

A local Gunnedah resident has struck a blow for homeowners in flood devastated Queensland, NSW and Victoria after winning a major legal battle against an insurance company that refused to pay for storm damage to his home. Mr Pat Hennessy has been awarded substantial damages after taking his insurance company, Elders Limited, to court for […]

Melbourne Young Show No Respect

The tragic events over the past week in Melbourne proves young people have no respect for our laws or legal system. Look at the individual events in one single week.. -:- Deaths of five young people in Sunday’s Mill Park crash -:- Drunken mob attacks driver after accident -:- Mourners turn on media at crash […]