What the election result means for the City of Melbourne

What the election result means for the City of Melbourne

It was Prime Minister Paul Keating who once said, “when you change the government, you change the country”. He was right, of course. But after this year’s federal election, you can also add “and you change the city too”.

Business

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Babajan’s chef inspires in new location

June 22nd, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Following the six-year success of the Babajan bakery and cafe in Carlton North, business owner and chef Kirsty Chiaplias is bracing herself for a new adventure at a second location in the CBD.

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Queen Victoria Market online provides welcome boost for traders

June 22nd, 2022 - Sean Car

Despite the challenges and evolving landscape presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Queen Victoria Market (QVM) has defied challenges being faced by other markets with the success of its online delivery service.

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Children blossom at high-rise oasis

June 22nd, 2022

Stepping off the elevator at the first floor and into Gowrie at The Harbour, the first thing you notice is a distinct lack of concrete and plastic. Instead, you’re greeted by open spaces in earthy hues and natural materials.

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How the Collins Street Precinct is embracing the winter months

June 22nd, 2022

With the CBD once again bustling with energy, the Collins Street Precinct is delighted to be welcoming visitors back for the winter season.

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Beloved record store given lifeline thanks to crowdfunding campaign

June 22nd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

The co-owner of a long-standing record store in the CBD, which has been saved from closure thanks to a crowdfunding campaign, says she is “humbled beyond belief”.

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Babajan’s chef inspires in new location

June 22nd, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker
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Queen Victoria Market online provides welcome boost for traders

June 22nd, 2022 - Sean Car
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Children blossom at high-rise oasis

June 22nd, 2022
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How the Collins Street Precinct is embracing the winter months

June 22nd, 2022
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Beloved record store given lifeline thanks to crowdfunding campaign

June 22nd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

Columns

Barny the barnacle loves a cuddle

June 22nd, 2022

Vanessa has had her beloved dog Barny for more than a year now, and he’s adjusted to city life quite well.

Community

Concerns grow of alcohol abuse as decision on late-night liquor licence freeze looms

June 22nd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

CBD residents say they fear the outcome of a review next year of the existing freeze on late-night liquor licencing that could open the flood gates if it is not extended. 

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Digital “one-stop-shop” Neighbourhood Portal launches to help connect CBD residents

June 22nd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A new online interactive portal where residents can learn more about the CBD neighbourhood has officially launched. 

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New State Library CEO hopes to create meaningful experience for all visitors

June 22nd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

The State Library Victoria’s incoming CEO Paul Duldig says one of his top priorities will be transforming access to the library’s collection and services.

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Queens Birthday honour goes to gallerist

June 22nd, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

CBD gallerist Anna Schwartz has been awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday list for her services to arts.

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Outstanding Rotarian awarded Queen’s Birthday honour

June 22nd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

Alan Seale, a community stalwart and dedicated Rotarian, has been awarded a Queen’s Birthday honour.

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Concerns grow of alcohol abuse as decision on late-night liquor licence freeze looms

June 22nd, 2022 - Brendan Rees
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Digital “one-stop-shop” Neighbourhood Portal launches to help connect CBD residents

June 22nd, 2022 - Brendan Rees
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New State Library CEO hopes to create meaningful experience for all visitors

June 22nd, 2022 - Brendan Rees
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Queens Birthday honour goes to gallerist

June 22nd, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge
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Outstanding Rotarian awarded Queen’s Birthday honour

June 22nd, 2022 - Brendan Rees
Does the CBD have a TWaT problem?

Does the CBD have a TWaT problem?

April 27th, 2022 - David Schout
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