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"Who knows when there will be another mining boom, but the shape of Australia is changing," Mr Fraser told a Senate estimates hearing.
Although the family only spent three years in Melbourne, before returning to Ellesmere Port in Britain, they have received support from many of the Australian friends they have kept in contact from that time. "Despite the short time they lived overseas ...
Auction clearance rates were largely steady in Sydney and Melbourne as higher supply and concerns about the new bank levy kept sentiment in check.
A garbage truck driver has picked up a wheelie bin in Melbourne and watched on his TV monitor as a body dropped into the truck.
Australian Olympic chiefs snubbed Melbourne for a Games bid because of the city's climate and an incorrect belief it would clash with the AFL Grand Final and Spring Racing.
The release from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) said the value of building work done in Victoria rose more than nine per cent in 12 months till March to $8.39 billion, while the value of work done in the rest of Australia dropped 7.2 per ...
One of Australia's most wanted men who has been on the run for almost a year was arrested at an upmarket Melbourne hotel. Piet Luan Ta, 32, was convicted of drug trafficking and was due to appear at Brisbane Supreme Court in July 2016 for sentencing, ...
In February, Melbourne proudly proclaimed it would once again be home to Australia's highest building, with the approval of an application by James Packer's Crown Resorts to build a six star hotel skyscraper, One Queensbridge, which will rise just 1.1m ...
"Melbourne already accounts for almost one-third of economic growth in Australia and more than 10 percent of global UHNWI's [ultra high net worth individuals] are slated to invest in Melbourne in the next ten years," Managing Director of Zagame ...
At the same time, Australian banks are tightening their lending criteria for offshore investors. "If you look at apartment approvals, which is a bit of a reflection on apartment off-the-plan demand, they peaked 18 months ago, and [now] they have ...
The last of the mainland state capitals - settled in 1836 - Melbourne stalked then usurped Sydney as Australia's biggest city in the gold rush inspired 1850s. ... Melbourne delivers the Australian dream of an affordable house on a separate block of land.
Melbourne's next container port should be built near Geelong but Infrastructure Victoria says the $6 billion facility won't be needed until 2055.
hackers steal Melbourne high school's data and impersonate principal in credit card scam ... Hackers have stolen student information from a Melbourne high school, posting it online and sending emails to parents pretending to be from the principal.
A 14-year-old girl was forced to marry a man 20 years her senior in a Melbourne mosque, a court has heard. In video footage of the ceremony, the young teenager can be seen dressed in a light-blue headscarf in a tiny room hidden at the back of the ...
Flood modelling shows Melbourne homes risk flooding by century end if sea levels rise by two metres.
SAY sayonara to Sydney airport, farewell to Fremantle and bye to Byron Bay.
From today and in various formats, the inspired and diverse offerings representing the best of Victoria's recently realised architecture goes on display in the CBD.
The statement has some interesting facts surround the increase in rugby union participation in the city since the rebels' creation and also outlining the fact that Melbourne is the fastest growing city in Australia and the sporting capital of the ...
There has never been a confirmed case of HIV resistant to PrEP in Australia. It's understood just over a week ago, a male patient on the trial tested positive to HIV at a Melbourne clinic. On Monday, a spokesman at The Alfred confirmed researchers were ...
You can also see that annual house price growth in Sydney and Melbourne is down to 11% and 12% respectively, well down on the rates of 18%+ we have seen regularly in this data series recently.
The pilot told passengers he had flown on three engines before so they would be absolutely fine, one person on the flight said. Passengers were put on another plane and arrived in Melbourne late Sunday night. Phil Watson was sitting in a window seat ...
Melbourne woman Katrina Walker was riding near the front of the derailed tram. She and said pedestrians were crossing Elliott Avenue at the time of the crash.
Passengers caught up in a three-hour system outage at international airports in Australia and New Zealand say the check-in queues were the longest they have seen.
The city assigned every tree - tens of thousands of them - individual email addresses. If a tree is vandalized, or diseased, you report it with that email.
A teenage boy has been arrested after a home invasion in Melbourne in which a man was hit on the head with a block of wood.
Melbourne, Australia - What's it take for a cat to grow so long it's in contention for a Guinness World Record?
Statistics from the network's operator Yarra Trams shows trams are sluggishly moving around Melbourne at an average speed of only 16 kilometres per hour, with the speed dropping to just 11kph in the CBD.
Win a trip to the F1 Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, Victoria, the world-leading event city. This unforgettable holiday is courtesy of Visit Victoria and luxury travel specialist, Bridge & Wickers, the experts in creating bespoke experiences across ...
Meet Mr. Biggles. This cat is a real "bastard." Oh, that's not our word. It's the blunt and painfully honest assessment provided by Cat People of Melbourne, the pet ...
But now the massive moggie - in line to be crowned the world's longest cat - could be also Australia's most popular.
By Friday, the rain and storms will become widespread and heavier for Queensland (particularly the coast), NSW and parts of Victoria.
MELBOURNE is mourning the death of its most famous gorilla Mzuri who died in a French zoo.
Melbourne man David Peter Schreuder is suing Calombaris' Hellenic Republic restaurant and his Made Establishment group, saying he contracted norovirus encephalitis from eating at the Kew restaurant on Mother's Day in 2014.
... to opera Ruslan and Ludmilla, an energetic, vibrant and technically challenging work, followed by the world premiere of Koehne's Song of the Open Road, commissioned for Melbourne youth Orchestra's fiftieth birthday with the support of the Australia ...
The system will move slowly eastwards across Eastern Australia in a wide band with Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne all in the firing line.
Masked intruders armed with a gun and a baseball bat have shot one man and bashed three other people in a Melbourne home. police found a 31-year-old man in his Tarneit home with a gunshot wound to his upper body just after 4am on Tuesday.
There are about 700 cases around Australia each year and the rate has been increasing since the 1950s. Men who were born with an undescended testicle are more likely to develop testicular cancer.
The HuffPost Australia put that question to the Bureau of meteorology. Turns out, the ... As the Bureau explained, normally the highs push the lows around but in this case, the two lows have kept the high stationary, and more or less directly over ...
Melbourne's successful bid to host a prestigious international conference on music cities in 2018 has been hailed as a golden opportunity for it to cement its status as "Australia's music capital", and "a global music city". The Music Cities Convention ...
Mr Burridge said the company, founded in 2000 by Lisa Shields, is currently getting its licenses sorted with ASIC in Australia and already has staff on the ground in Melbourne and Sydney. The local team will be led by ex-Paypal executive Simon banks.
Australia has ranked second globally for agency creative and Clemenger BBDO/Melbourne ranked the world's eighth best agency in the 44th annual The One Show Awards announced in New York over the weekend.
Tim Gurner, 35, who has almost half a billion dollars to his name, told 60 Minutes that people wanting to get into the Australian property market simply need to reel in their unrealistic expectations and start saving. "When I was trying to buy my first ...
A toxic substance released in a Melbourne nightclub overnight has left at least one person in hospital. police were called to the Perseverance Hotel on Brunswick Street, Fitzroy around 1am on Sunday morning following reports of an assault, but instead ...
Original KISS drummer Peter Criss played the first of three final solo shows earlier tonight (Friday, May 12) at the Sofitel Grand Ballroom in Melbourne, Australia. The eleven-song setlist included "Can't Stop The rain", from his 1978 debut solo album ...
The Australian Defence Force hasn't won many friends after noisy Black Hawk helicopters involved in counter-terrorism training kept Melbourne up all night. As the helicopters thundered over the city from 1am to 5am on Friday, sleep-deprived Melburnians ...
Hidden in the apartment towers of inner Melbourne is the reality of foreign student life in Melbourne. Tiny two bedroom apartments are shared by four or more students.
It is 20 years since the UK handed Hong Kong back to China and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Zone was created. Among the many celebrations of that event has been a regional tour by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Australian landing is part of a broader expansion push by OVH, with the cloud infrastructure as a service player recently expanding its data centre footprint in the US and Canada.





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