Melbourne Wins Environment Award

Melbourne wins global sustainability award The City of Melbourne has triumphed over New York and Berlin in worldwide contest for creating sustainability programs after the city’s submission won top honours for efforts in retrofitting older buildings to become much more environmentally friendly. The CBD council was this week awarded the C40 & Siemens City Climate […]

Labor Breaks Media Blackout

The Australian Labor Party is using a technicality of the media blackout by advertising extensively on Facebook. Online advertising is outside the boundaries of the traditional electronic media blackout The advert below can be seen on many pages. The advert then links to the Australian Labor Facebook page. It should be pointed out that we […]

Hopalong Cassidy Rode into Melbourne

Melbourne researcher Derham Groves is writing a book about the day in 1954, when TV hero Hopalong Cassidy rode into Melbourne. In November 1954, two years before television was switched on in Australia, and when the Saturday afternoon movie matinee was every kid’s dream, a visit by a Hollywood cowboy was enough to spark a riot, […]

the (melbourne) magazine

We do love a Melbourne Magazine, even better when the magazine is both printed and online.. Enter the (melbourne) magazine the (melbourne) magazine has appeared monthly in TheAge for a few years now, usually around the end of the month which we would read on our iPad.  So, we were delighted to spot it is now […]

Singapore keeps Aust trio from Masters

Singapore keeps Aust trio from Masters Leading local players will be missing from this week’s Australian Masters in Melbourne. Read more on BigPond Sport

Jim Morrison Could Get a Posthumous Pardon

Jim Morrison Could Get a Posthumous Pardon The Doors’ singer was convicted of indecent exposure and profanity after a 1969 concert in Miami in which he exposed himself and acted lewdly. Read more on Fox News

40 extra staff to handle CBA fury

40 extra staff to handle CBA fury EXTRA staff needed to deal with an exodus of angry Commonwealth customers wanting to switch home loans. Read more on The Courier Mail

Gold Coast’s Bleiberg: ‘Maybe I’m not a bad coach’

Gold Coast’s Bleiberg: ‘Maybe I’m not a bad coach’ digg_url = ‘http://tribalfootball.com/gold-coast%E2%80%99s-bleiberg-%E2%80%98maybe-i%E2%80%99m-not-a-bad-coach%E2%80%99-1232601’; digg_title = ‘Gold Coast’s Bleiberg: ‘Maybe I’m not a bad coach’’; digg_bodytext = “Gold Coast United coach Miron Bleiberg believes he may not be such a bad coach after all.\r”; digg_skin = ‘standard’; Gold Coast United Melbourne Victory … Read more on tribalfootball.com

Clinton: US hopes Iraq government deal is close

Clinton: US hopes Iraq government deal is close U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday the U.S. hopes Iraq is finally close to forming a new government — eight months after elections. Read more on Boston Globe

Gates, Obama urge repeal of military’s gay ban

Gates, Obama urge repeal of military’s gay ban Defense Secretary Robert Gates is encouraging Congress to act before year’s end to repeal the ban on gays serving openly in the military. It’s a position shared by his boss, the president. Read more on AP via Yahoo! News

Girl snarfs her way to pie victory at Space Coast State Fair

Girl snarfs her way to pie victory at Space Coast State Fair COCOA — Nostrils crammed with chocolate, blonde hair drenched with whipped cream and sticky fudge, Natalie Vara rose from her dish and gasped for breath, wild-eyed. Read more on Florida Today

Clinton advises parents to chill out

Clinton advises parents to chill out HILLARY Clinton says she is worried parents are not letting children take the normal risks of growing up. Read more on Herald Sun

Don’t be too cocky: Warne warns England

Don’t be too cocky: Warne warns England Melbourne, Nov 3 : Spin legend Shane Warne has warned England against being too cocky about their Ashes chances Down Under and advised not to be arrogant. Read more on New Kerala

Burqa ban has merit, says Clinton

Burqa ban has merit, says Clinton Belief that burqas should be banned in order to stop suicide bombers disguising themselves is a legitimate one, according to United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Read more on The Age

Vic robbery victim blasted with stun gun

Vic robbery victim blasted with stun gun A man has suffered injuries to his face after being robbed and attacked with a stun gun in a Flinders Street car park on Sunday. Read more on Sydney Morning Herald

Melbourne Cup 2010 winner

Melbourne Cup 2010 winner SO You Think started the warmest favourite in four decades in today’s Melbourne Cup. Read more on News.com.au

Americain wins 150th Melbourne Cup

Americain wins 150th Melbourne Cup French raider Americain overhauled overwhelming favourite So You Think on the home straight to win the $6 million Melbourne Cup. Read more on Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Sport

Sri Lanka snatch victory from the jaws of defeat

Sri Lanka snatch victory from the jaws of defeat Melbourne, Australia – Angelo Mathews and Lasith Malinga combined in a record 132-run ninth-wicket partnership to guide Sri Lanka to an extraordinary one-wicket win Wednesday that highlighted Australia’s falling status in international cricket. Read more on The Star

PICTURES: Fashion, fun on show at Melbourne Cup Day 2010

PICTURES: Fashion, fun on show at Melbourne Cup Day 2010 RAIN didn’t stop fashion buffs from taking out their finest frocks for the 150th Melbourne Cup. Read more on Leader Community Newspapers

Heart go for Glory jugular

Heart go for Glory jugular Melbourne Heart coach John van ‘t Schip has urged his side not to let struggling Perth Glory off the hook. Read more on Sky News Australia