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Taylor Swift fans Wildest Dreams become reality

February 15th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Hosted by Federation Square in collaboration with the University of Melbourne (UoM), enthusiastic Taylor Swift fans gathered on February 11 for a panel discussion exploring the extraordinary influence the musician has had on feminism and the music industry.


Melbourne Conversations returns with dynamic line-up to shape the city’s discourse

February 1st, 2024 - Sean Car

Melbourne's renowned public event series, Melbourne Conversations, is making a vibrant return, promising a captivating array of special guests and engaging discussions.

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New library and family services facility opens at Queen Vic Market precinct

January 24th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A new $15.7 million three-storey library and family services centre has officially opened its doors at the Queen Victoria Market precinct.

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Big screen at Fed Square serves up unforgettable Australian Open experience

January 23rd, 2024 - Jack Hayes

Thousands of fans will descend at Fed Square as a big screen broadcasts all the action from the 2024 Australian Open.

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E-scooter injuries on the rise, new Royal Melbourne Hospital data shows

January 12th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The Royal Melbourne Hospital’s trauma program manager Kellie Gumm has expressed concern about the dangers of e-scooter use as patients suffering serious injuries continue to climb.

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Wesley Place named finalist in 2023 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards

January 9th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Wesley Place, a revitalised precinct in Lonsdale St featuring a popular green space, is up for a prestigious design award.

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Man arrested after schoolgirl left distressed in alleged attempted abduction

December 21st, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Police have interviewed and released a man over an alleged attempted abduction of a teenage girl in a CBD laneway, which left her feeling fearful of seeing strangers in public.

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Police appeal to help find offenders in attempted abduction

December 13th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Police are appealing for public assistance following an alleged attempted abduction in the CBD on November 15.

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Santa drops into town to promote e-scooter safety

December 13th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Santa has swapped his sleigh for an e-scooter to promote rider safety while raising funds for a good cause.

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More police to hit the beat, with e-scooter riders put on notice for festive season

November 22nd, 2023 - Brendan Rees

New Victoria Police recruits will be deployed in the CBD and a road safety operation will soon target e-scooters riders among measures to enhance safety and security.

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