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Annastacia Palaszczuk plans to obtain an 80% vaccination rate by December 17th

Melbourneaus / October 18, 2021
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A vaccine passport experiment begins in the regional Victoria as the state records 1612 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths.

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Despite record instances, Victoria’s “independence day” has been set.

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As more childcare centers are recognized as exposure locations, Victoria records 1143 new local COVID-19 cases, three deaths.

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More than 45,000 Australians who were trapped abroad applied for government assistance.

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Bahn Mi Near Me – A List Of The Best Banh Mi In Melbourne

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Australia As the outbreaks grow, Covid reports 1,262 additional cases in NSW and 392 in Victoria

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Melbourne’s 10 Best Coffee Shops

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Melbourne extends its viral quarantine for the sixth time.

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Melbourne Winery Guide

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Best Restaurants In Chinatown Melbourne

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Best Pizza In Melbourne

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Australia’s Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, defends the lockdown policy until the bulk of people have been vaccinated

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Melbourne’s Top 5 Luxury Car Dealers

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A Guide To Melbourne Sea Life Aquarium

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A Guide To Melbourne Museum

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After a ‘person of interest’ tests positive for COVID-19, Queensland records its second new community case.

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Melbournes Best Tree Removal Companies

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Top 5 – Melbourne’s Best Excavation Contractors – Retaining Walls

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Melbourne Winery Guide

By Jason Herd | August 28, 2021

Melbourne Winery Guide Melbourne is home to some of Australia’s most prestigious wine districts, which can be found between the Yarra Valley and the Mornington Peninsula. The area became Victoria’s first wine region in 1838 when vines were planted in the Yarra Valley. And although these two major companies are responsible for the vast majority …

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Melbourne’s Top 5 Luxury Car Dealers

Melbourne’s Top 5 Luxury Car Dealers

By Jason Herd | August 18, 2021

Melbourne’s Top 5 Luxury Car Dealers Melbourne offers something for every kind of automotive enthusiast, whether you are a die-hard rev-head or simply someone who appreciates excellent car design on a more casual basis. The following is a list of the 5 best and most reputable luxury car dealers in Melbourne.  In This Article Lorbek …

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Hotel Profile

Melbourne’s Top 5 5 Star Hotels

By Jason Herd | August 10, 2021

Melbourne’s Top 5 5 Star Hotels Melbourne is a contemporary and lively cosmopolitan city with a relaxed vibe. As one of the most populous cities in Australia and Oceania, it has a rich contemporary culture supported by the mystical legacy of its aboriginal people. Melbourne has a sophisticated nightlife and a fast-growing economy driven by …

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Melbourne Suburb profile – Toorak

By Jason Herd | August 9, 2021

Melbourne Suburb profile – Toorak Toorak has the most expensive real estate in Melbourne, with more Ferraris and billionaires than any other suburb in Victoria. Toorak has long been regarded as a prestigious and desirable suburb, associated with the wealthy and influential. It is also the most expensive and prestigious suburb in all of Melbourne, …

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Melbourne Suburb Profile – Bentleigh East

By Jason Herd | August 9, 2021

Bentleigh East is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located 14 kilometers from the city’s central business district. The City of Glen Eira is its neighborhood government territory. History Like its neighbour Bentleigh, the rural area was named after Victorian legislator Thomas Bent. East Bentleigh was part of the first parcel of land purchased by …

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Is there long term parking at Essendon Airport?

By melbourneaus | August 4, 2021

A guide to parking at Essendon Airport ESSENDON FIELDS PARKING Essendon Fields has adequate space and a range of parking alternatives for personnel, visitors, and consumers. Two-hour, 90-minute, and 15-minute permit zones, as well as pay-and-display and long-term parking, are available opposite Essendon Fields Airport. ALL DAY PARKING Permits: renters have access to designated parking …

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A Guide To Melbourne Museum

By Jason Herd | July 28, 2021

Museums have a long and varied history as institutions that preserve and interpret material evidence of humankind, human activity, and the natural world. The museums originate from an innate human urge to collect and interpret and having evident roots in vast collections amassed by individuals and groups before the modern era. The capital city of …

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Top 15 Melbourne’s Airport Parking Options

By melbourneaus | July 27, 2021

Top 15 Melbourne Airport Parking Options Tullamarine is a Melbourne suburb located 14 kilometers north-west of Melbourne’s core business district in Victoria, Australia. The cities of Brimbank, Hume, and Moreland are divided between three local government regions. Tullamarine had 6,605 residents according to the 2016 census. The suburb is made up of light industries and …

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Melbournes Best Tree Removal Companies

By melbourneaus | June 25, 2021

Melbournes Best Tree Removal Companies 1 – Reiners Tree Services https://www.reinerstreeservices.com.au/ 8/30 The Avenue Windsor VIC 3181 (03) 8347 6367 We have built a solid reputation upon reliable service, spectacular customer care and a proven track record for getting the job done and trees removed with minimum disruption. Just read our reviews. With thousands of …

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Top 5 – Melbourne’s Best Excavation Contractors – Retaining Walls

By melbourneaus | June 24, 2021

Top 5 – Melbourne’s Best Excavation Contractors – Retaining Walls You want to know who builds a great retaining wall, read on! A retaining wall can be used for both residential and commercial purposes, but the design considerations will differ. For example, a residential retaining wall may need to have an incline that is less …

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WHY MELBOURNE?

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  • Melbourne is one of the most liveable cities in the world

    Currently, Melbourne is currently the second-most liveable city in the world and the most liveable in Australia! There are a few reasons why Melbourne is considered such a great place to live: there are multiple public transport options, relatively low crime rates, and plenty of jobs.

  • Melbourne is home to world-class research facilities

    As a creative city home to world-class academics and an exciting entrepreneurial spirit, if you study in Melbourne you’ll soon be thinking outside the box

  • Melbourne’s laneway culture is rich, vivid and exciting.

    Melbourne’s winding alleyways are magical; they’ll probably make you feel as though you’ve stepped into a real-life Wonderland. The city is well-known across Australia for its vibrant laneway culture, which is brimming with bustling shopping arcades, wandering musicians, live music, quiet street-side book cafes… and the occasional secret street party!

  • It’s Australia’s cultural capital

    Melbourne’s eccentricity, creativity and love of the arts is universally famous.

    If you want to absorb some of Melbourne’s culture, check out the National Gallery of Victoria, the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Plus, the city is home to more underground art movements, such as zine fairs (look out for Festival of the Photocopier), artist collectives, record stores, swing dancing clubs… the list goes on.

  • It’s ‘Australia’s best student city’

    Melbourne’s been regularly named Australia’s ‘best student city’ for local and international students – it’s the third-best student city in the world! This means that Melbourne excels in affordability, employer activity, desirability and student view. Here is proof.

Melbourne is the coastal capital of the southeastern Australian state of Victoria. At the city's centre is the modern Federation Square development, with plazas, bars, and restaurants by the Yarra River.
Melbourne is the capital city of the state of Victoria and is home to more than five million people. We have a proud history of cultural diversity – we’re made up of many different people from all kinds of cultures and all ages. We’re inclusive, progressive and respectful of people’s differences.

Annastacia Palaszczuk plans to obtain an 80% vaccination rate by December 17th

By Melbourneaus | October 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

Annastacia Palaszczuk plans to obtain an 80% vaccination rate by December 17th In This Article Here is the COVID19 latest update.  Under a new plan to open Queensland’s border, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has asked that more Queenslanders get vaccinated if they want to be reunited with their families by Christmas. Queensland’s COVID-19 vaccine plan has …

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A vaccine passport experiment begins in the regional Victoria as the state records 1612 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths.

By melbourneaus | October 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

A vaccine passport experiment begins in regional Victoria as the state records 1890 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths. In This Article Here is the latest COVID19 vaccne update.  As a vaccine passport experiment begins in six regional Victorian communities, 1890 new local coronavirus infections have been reported, including five deaths. More than 73,138 COVID-19 …

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Despite record instances, Victoria’s “independence day” has been set.

By Melbourneaus | October 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Despite record instances, Victoria’s “independence day” has been set. In This Article Here is the latest COVID19 lockdown update.  In just a few weeks, Victorians will be granted a slew of new rights, with the state on track to meet its next major vaccination target at the end of October. Victoria announced a new high …

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As more childcare centers are recognized as exposure locations, Victoria records 1143 new local COVID-19 cases, three deaths.

By Melbourneaus | October 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Authorities in Victoria have reported 1143 new local coronavirus cases and three deaths, as well as the designation of numerous more childcare centers in the state as COVID-19 exposure sites, and the lifting of the lockdown in Melbourne may be postponed. Here is the latest COVID19 update.  In This Article The case counts for Friday …

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More than 45,000 Australians who were trapped abroad applied for government assistance.

By Melbourneaus | September 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

More than 45,000 Australians who were trapped abroad applied for government assistance. In This Article Here is the latest Australia’s current happenings.  The number of Australians stranded overseas who require government assistance to get home has risen to more over 45,000 in recent months, following a further tightening of entry caps and the deteriorating situation …

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Bahn Mi Near Me – A List Of The Best Banh Mi In Melbourne

By Jason Herd | September 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Bahn Mi Near Me – A List Of The Best Banh Mi In Melbourne Probably the most incredible sandwich globally, the banh mi is a favorite in Melbourne’s ethnic hub. Having its origin in French-occupied Vietnam during the first half of the twentieth century, banh mi has long been a mainstay of Melburnian lunchtime favorites. …

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Australia As the outbreaks grow, Covid reports 1,262 additional cases in NSW and 392 in Victoria

By Melbourneaus | September 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Australia As the outbreaks grow, Covid reports 1,262 additional cases in NSW and 392 in Victoria. In This Article Here is the latest COVID19 cases update.  Health officials in New South Wales say there are signs that Covid case numbers are stabilizing in the outbreak’s worst-affected districts, but there is growing concern about the outbreak’s …

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Melbourne’s 10 Best Coffee Shops

By Jason Herd | August 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

Melbourne’s 10 Best Coffee Shops Melbourne’s love affair with coffee dates back to the influx of Italian and Greek immigrants after World War II and has since developed into an art form in its own right. A group of coffee entrepreneurs in the city scours the world’s major coffee areas in quest of single-origin coffees …

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Melbourne extends its viral quarantine for the sixth time.

By Melbourneaus | August 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Melbourne extends its viral quarantine for the sixth time. In This Article Here is the latest COVID19 lockdown update.  Authorities stated Sunday that a lockdown in Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, will be extended as they battle a tenacious coronavirus Delta variant epidemic. On Thursday, almost seven million people in Melbourne and surrounding Victoria state were …

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Melbourne Winery Guide

By Jason Herd | August 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Melbourne Winery Guide Melbourne is home to some of Australia’s most prestigious wine districts, which can be found between the Yarra Valley and the Mornington Peninsula. The area became Victoria’s first wine region in 1838 when vines were planted in the Yarra Valley. And although these two major companies are responsible for the vast majority …

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Things to Do in Melbourne

Melbourne is a hip, dynamic metropolis, with an exciting city centre, inner-city neighborhoods that are full of unique character, and lush green parks and mountain ranges where you can enjoy Australian nature at its finest.

The city is known for its many laneways, its cultural diversity, excellent dining options for all budgets, and amazing street art. It’s also known for being the coffee capital of the world, and for being regularly voted as the world’s most livable city!
It’s official: you’ll find the world’s best coffee in Melbourne, as voted by over a thousand users on website booking.com.

Get a cup of coffee in Melbourne

Melbourne beat out many of the world’s most renowned coffee cities, such as Rome and Vienna, for the title; you’ll certainly know why once you see how committed Melbourne baristas are to their craft.

It’s actually hard to find a bad cup of coffee in Melbourne: the city touts itself as a world leader in coffee and café culture, and the inhabitants are proud to be coffee snobs! Cafes in London even advertise that they have Melbourne baristas, as Australian and New Zealander baristas essentially brought high-quality coffee to the city.

Melbourne even plays host to a coffee expo, and the 2014 world barista champion Pete Licata (from the USA) has described coffee culture in Melbourne as “incredible”. If you’re a coffee lover, you’ve come to the right place!

You’ll find great coffee just wandering through the laneways of the city, and there are actually tailored tours available to coffee aficionados: check out Hidden Secret Tours or Melbourne Coffee Tours for details.

The National Gallery- Heading up St Kilda Road, you will come across a monumental bluestone building on your left. Designed by Sir Roy Grounds, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has a collection of more than 73,000 works of art. Make your way through the arched entrance, behind the wall of water and towards the Great Hall to see the world’s largest stained-glass ceiling, which casts a kaleidoscope of colours onto the gallery floor. Aside from its permanent collection, NGV also holds exhibitions and special events such as the annual Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series.

The National Gallery of Victoria

Heading up St Kilda Road, you will come across a monumental bluestone building on your left. Designed by Sir Roy Grounds, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has a collection of more than 73,000 works of art. Make your way through the arched entrance, behind the wall of water and towards the Great Hall to see the world’s largest stained-glass ceiling, which casts a kaleidoscope of colours onto the gallery floor. Aside from its permanent collection, NGV also holds exhibitions and special events such as the annual Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series.

The Royal Botanic Gardens

From the air, these stunning, 38-hectare gardens suggest a set of giant green lungs in the middle of the city. Drawing over two million visitors annually, it's considered one of the finest examples of Victorian-era landscaping in the world. Here you'll find global plantings and a range of Australian flora. Mini ecosystems, a herb garden and an indigenous rainforest are set amid vast, picnic-friendly lawns and black-swan-spotted ponds. Be sure to book the Aboriginal Heritage Walk.

In summer the gardens play host to Moonlight Cinema and theatre performances. Other features include the 19th-century Melbourne Observatory for tours of the night sky, and the excellent, nature-based Ian Potter Foundation Children’s Garden, a whimsical, child-scaled place that invites kids and their parents to explore, discover and imagine.

The visitor centre is the departure point for tours, some of which are free and all of which should be booked by calling ahead (see the website for details). Close by, the National Herbarium, established in 1853, contains more than a million dried botanical specimens used for plant-identification purposes.

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