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Man charged after alleged sexual assault

Man charged after alleged sexual assault

June 17th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Police have charged a man following an alleged sexual assault of a 19-year-old woman on June 3 in the CBD.


Police dismantle alleged motorbike theft syndicate

June 5th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Ten people have been charged as police investigate a syndicate of alleged motorbike thieves targeting the CBD and neighbouring suburbs.

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Fight to save lives continues as community reacts with mixed emotions to injection room scrap

May 22nd, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Community members have expressed disappointment over the state government’s decision to reject a supervised drug injection room in the CBD while others, including traders, say it has been met with relief.

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A safe place for gig workers launches in the CBD

May 22nd, 2024 - Sean Car

A “Gig Workers’ Hub” where riders, drivers and cleaners can come together and have free access to food and drinks, has opened in the CBD.

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City of Melbourne celebrates food sustainability at Fed Square

May 15th, 2024 - CBD News

Sustainability leaders and locally-grown foodie legends will dig into discussion at Fed Square this month, as part of City of Melbourne’s free Melbourne Conversations series.

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Why I love our local libraries

May 7th, 2024 - Jamal Hakim

There’s one public space that is truly inclusive, accessible and available to all members of our community – our public libraries.

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State government scraps plans for safe injecting room in CBD

April 24th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The state government has rejected a proposal for a supervised injecting room in the CBD, instead announcing plans for a new community health hub in Flinders St.

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A comedy of talent!

April 23rd, 2024 - Sean Car

The nominees for most outstanding show and best newcomer gathered on the steps of Melbourne Town Hall on April 17 to celebrate this year's record-breaking Melbourne International Comedy Festival, which saw more than 800 performers over 650 shows in 133 venues.

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Police investigate Melbourne CBD assault

April 19th, 2024 - Sean Car

Melbourne Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating an assault in Melbourne’s CBD on Sunday, March 24.

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RMIT University unveils $1M learning space dedicated to Apple Foundation Program

April 19th, 2024 - Marilyn Tan

RMIT University has launched a new educational space to support a new coding program, which it is offering to students in partnership with tech giant Apple.

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