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Bringing change to the disability sector

June 18th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Ramneek Wayne has a passion for helping others and he is now making an impact in the lives of people with disabilities through co-founding the North Foundation.


Former Paralympian switches sport for performing arts

May 22nd, 2024 - Sean Car

CBD resident Matthew Hearne is one talented human being.

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RMIT student to compete at WorldSkills 47th International in France

April 24th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

CBD resident and RMIT University student Randy Gunawan is gearing up to head to France in September to compete at the 47th international WorldSkills competition in the Industry 4.0 category.

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Matt Harvey brings Wage Against The Machine to comedy festival stage

March 20th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

CBD resident and award-winning comedian and storyteller, Matt Harvey, is gearing up to perform his latest show Wage Against The Machine as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF) from March 29 to April 21.

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A living testimony

November 21st, 2023 - Afraa Kori

When the civil war broke out in South Sudan, the only solution was to escape for David Delfin.

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Brave Ukrainian mother finds safety in Melbourne after fleeing war

October 25th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Even after war broke out in Ukraine 18 months ago, Hanna Komissarova, a mother of two and professional photographer from Ukraine, never imagined leaving her beloved homeland.

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A family’s heritage of baking comes to life on Swanston St

August 23rd, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Cousins Trini Lee and Tia Tan are bringing their shared passion for baking and entrepreneurial dreams to life.

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Bobby Bajram: More than a mountaineer

July 26th, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

Aiming higher than most, 56-year-old Bobby Bajram has set himself the ultimate challenge of conquering the 8840-metre summit of Mount Everest; a lifelong aspiration that not even his multiple sclerosis (MS) can get in the way of.

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The cheapest address in the CBD 

June 21st, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge

There’s a lovely little bluestone warehouse in Little Collins St surrounded by office towers. 

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Tossing between feelings

May 24th, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge

Ronnie Scott is a novelist and lecturer at RMIT’s city campus. He talks to CBD News about his latest bittersweet novel.

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The CBD is too good to leave

The CBD is too good to leave

November 9th, 2017 - CBD News
An interesting woman

An interesting woman

February 20th, 2020 - Rhonda Dredge
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