A Person From Melbourne is called a Melburnian

What is a person from <insert city name> called? The question is surprisingly very popular and one of Google’s most frequently searched questions. To answer it properly, we have to understand Australia has state and city nicknames plus in slang: What do Aussies call other Aussies: Victoria: Mexicans, Gum Suckers, Cabbage Patchers & Melbourne: Melburnian** Western […]

Katy Perry | Witness The Tour

We can’t wait, Katy is touring Australia once more. Myer will present global pop superstar KATY PERRY’s WITNESS: The Tour, which will come to Australia next July and August in support of her new album Witness. With Witness, Katy finds liberation, in the changes in her own life and in the world around her, delivering […]

Van Gogh Brings The Seasons

The latest ‘must-see’ exhibition in Melbourne’s Winter Masterpieces series, ‘Van Gogh and the Seasons’ is now open to the public at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). Over 21,000 people have visited the gallery’s blockbuster show in its first five days – an NGV record.  More than 5.2 million local, interstate and international visitors have […]

Don’t Kill Bulk Bill

The Australian government has announced its plan to take away bulk billing incentive payments for pathology tests from 1 July 2016. Cuts to pathology bulk billing will mean patients may have to pay for tests, pathology services could close and jobs could be lost. In short, your healthcare will suffer. We can fight these cuts […]

Sky Rail Frankston Line

The Sky Rail Project is fast turning into EastWest Tunnel drama 2 with local residents holding the Victorian State Government to ransom over demands to not build it. From an observers point of view, millions of dollars are at stake, thousands of hours travel time affected, the future affecting the lives of Melburinans into the […]

Melbourne Capital Of Game Industry

Over the past few years Melbourne has become the hub of the Australian game industry. Some pof the world’s premier game developers live and work in Victoria. Names synonymous with games, app, development are: Iron Monkey Firemint Firemonkeys Studio Crossy Road Fruit Ninja Halfbrick Hipster Whale KlickTock Mighty Games Prettygreat Games Pac Man 256 Phil […]

What’s New In Melbourne

There is always something happening in Melbourne. 24/7/365 Here we show the latest events and business listings added to the Melbourne What’s On calendar and Melbourne Business Directory.

Computer Markets Review

To Computer Markets Or Not, that is the question.?  Is going to a computer market the answer to your computer needs? After reading about weekend computer markets in Melbourne for many years, we finally got around to checking one out. We found an excellent guide to markets in Melbourne at the OnlyMelbourne web site which […]

Mobile Handset Salute

The fines don’t work, the loss of demerit points is not working, what will it take to stop drivers using mobile handsets while driving? Last year Victoria Police fined 59,000 people for talking on the phone.  Penalties in Victoria are a loss of 4 demerit points and a $433 fine. In NSW, Police booked 780 drivers […]

Gazza’s Garage Sales

When you get to a garage sale, tell ’em Gazza sent you, thats what his web site says. Gazza’s Garage Sales is the home of garage sales online in Australia. Gazza’s Garage Sales provides sellers with free advertising of garage sales all year round. Gazza’s Garage Sales provides buyers with a directory of upcoming garage […]

West End Of Melbourne

We spotted this advert in Saturday’s TheAge, and noticed a few anomalies. The sales pitch invites the reader to be a part of The New York End of Town.  Wow, Melbourne’s newest end of town, New York. The New York End of Town is located at the west end of Melbourne: Corner Spencer, Lonsdale, Lt Bourke […]

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 […]

Fitzroy Bar to Movember

We do love a home-grown ‘good luck’ story, specially when it starts in Melbourne. Ten years ago, a Melbourne hospital missed the fund-raising opportunity of a lifetime. The men’s health charity Movember, which started in a Fitzroy bar as a challenge among mates to grow the best moustache, has raised $440 million and spread to […]

World On Our Streets

Paris, Tokyo, Tel Aviv and New York … right here in Melbourne Rachelle Unreich takes us one a world trip around Melbourne thats well worth taking in.. France, Japan, Israel and America. The World On Our Streets Why book an expensive trip when you can see, taste and buy global delights right here in Melbourne, […]

Titans of the Ice Age

Watching prehistoric animals come to life on the world’s 3rd largest screen at IMAX Melbourne,  in 3D is quite honestly something else. It was breathtakingly beautiful watching these massive animals roam our frozen planet, with a realism that transports you back in time. Titans of the Ice Age 3D Titans of the Ice Age 3D […]

Spectacle: The Music Video Exhibition

World’s Biggest Music Video Retrospective Coming To Australia At the beginning of its broadcast in 1981, music channel MTV began using the tagline “you’ll never look at music the same way again,” and they were right. Fast forward to the modern day and the humble music video has become an art form in and of […]

Geoffrey Edelsten | Man in the Mirror

One has to be careful when pointing the finger at Geoffrey Edelsten.  This slippery little man has been on journalists radars for many years since he first came to prominence with his medical centres and association with the Sydney Swans. He was deregistered in New South Wales in 1988, and later in Victoria.  In 1990, he […]

Unique Melbourne: All the World in Australia

One of the greatest pleasures of a visit to Melbourne is the opportunity to sample its cosmopolitan offerings. Where else in the world can you sip an espresso in Little Italy, shop in Chinatown and wander through Little Vietnam all in one morning? And you still have the rest of the day to dine at […]

Melbourne ? The City that Likes to Laugh

Melbourne is a popular city that offers good shopping, bars and excellent cuisine. In the Central Business District you can spend hours just sitting at one of the stylish pavement cafes watching the crowds go by. Melbourne’s location near to Port Phillip Bay makes it ideal for a holiday and there are numerous luxury and […]

Festive St Kilda

  There’s something always happening at St Kilda, the seaside suburb just four miles from downtown Melbourne. After all, it’s the beach resort of choice for Melburnians so the place is buzzing all day long. But St Kilda is also home to many major annual events which give the resort an extra dash of pizzazz. […]