Despite being the subject of an April Fool’s Day joke by the Lord Mayor, the push for a swimmable Yarra River has gathered pace in recent months.
Hospitality traders in the CBD are breathing a sigh of relief after the City of Melbourne waived outdoor dining fees for another seven months as the city recovers from the pandemic.Read More
Before she was even old enough to hold a knife, Manpreet Sekhon found a love for cooking as she watched and learned from her mother in their home kitchen in the Punjab region of northern India.Read More
It’s an end of an era for traders at a much-loved underground arcade in the CBD as a Metro Tunnel project prepares to get underway.Read More
End of the line for subway traders as Metro Tunnel works kick off
A Melbourne cultural icon has literally moved up in the world after more than two decades pushing its paper wares in the underground Campbell Arcade, next to Flinders Street Station.
Local police are going “back-to-basics” to tackle crime and support community safety under a new initiative to be launched in the CBD.Read More
In a City of Melbourne 2020-2024 strategic plan Melbourne is deemed a great place to age, but according to University of the Third Age Melbourne City (U3AMC) its lack of support from the council in finding a permanent space is telling them differently.Read More
Bumper crowds at food and wine festival send tills ringing but not all traders are sold on the major event
Queen Victoria Market stallholders have delivered a split verdict on the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival which attracted bumper crowds and a lively atmosphere.Read More
In April 2011, the Immunisation Coalition (known as the Influenza Specialist Group back then) held its first free Influenza Vaccination Day at the University of Melbourne’s Graduate House, with a large media presence and 16 volunteers to be vaccinated on camera.Read More