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Beekeeper Parade: a story of hope and triumph

Beekeeper Parade: a story of hope and triumph

March 22nd, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Behind an unassuming pop-up shop in Swanson St, where you’ll find a vibrant display of upcycled bags and accessories, is a remarkable story of resilience and hope.


Gary’s commitment to putting international students centre stage

February 22nd, 2023 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Gary Lee understands the exciting and daunting challenges that come with being an international student, and it is the reason why he has dedicated so much time to helping students make Melbourne home.

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The local supporting rough sleepers through building connections

January 25th, 2023 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Kit Regan believes that supporting people to make healthier and happier changes is done through building real meaningful connections, and it is a mission they live out. 

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Humbled by the award

November 23rd, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

Pellegrini’s Espresso Bar has won the Hall of Fame Award in the Eat Drink Design Awards 2022 for the most visually remarkable hospitality venues in Australia

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Former refugee sets up law practice

October 26th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

Ambition underscores many of the moves by young professionals who set up offices in the CBD, hoping to make their mark on society.

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Learning to live here

September 21st, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

There’s a cute little café down a lane off Little Collins St and it’s one of the few open on a Saturday in this neighbourhood.

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Saying it with roses

August 24th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

It’s not all politics for the flower guy outside Town Hall even though some of his best customers work within it.

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Always on the move

July 27th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

Mick and his mates were having a good laugh down by the river last month at the outrageous claim made in the latest issue of sister publication Southbank News that beggars were earning $1000 a day on the streets.

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A Flinders St address

June 22nd, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

When you meet someone who has just moved into the CBD you think that it’s all about what is happening at ground level.

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Quietly loyal to the ALP

May 25th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

It’s election day, the sun is shining, and smart CBD residents arrive early at the closest polling booth.

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