Melbourne

City in Victoria, Australia

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Melbourne is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Its name refers to an urban agglomeration of 9,992.5 km2 (3,858.1 sq mi), comprising a metropolitan area with 31 municipalities, and is also the common name for its city centre. The city occupies much of the coastline of Port Phillip bay and spreads into the hinterlands towards the Dandenong and Macedon ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley. It has a population of approximately 5 million, and its inhabitants are referred to as "Melburnians".

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Neil Perry's high-end restaurant empire Rockpool is being sued over claims it underpaid and mistreated a migrant chef at its Melbourne restaurant.
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An eastbound stretch of Melbourne's Flinders Street will be closed to traffic for more than two years while underground work part of the Metro Tunnel happens.
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Six Mercedes-Benz cars have been broken into in Melbourne's northeast, with one resident describing her street as looking like a "war zone".
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New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern thought it was "no gifts" when she met with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, but then the pink bunny emerged.
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The Prime Minister has met with Jacinda Ardern in Melbourne in their first face-to-face talks since the Coalition won the Federal election in May.
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New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern is due to meet with her Australian counterpart for the first time since the Christchurch massacre.
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Jacinda Ardern's whirlwind trip to Australia is underway with the New Zealand prime minister in Melbourne to talk about social issues.
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Jacinda Ardern's whirlwind trip to Australia is underway with the New Zealand prime minister in Melbourne to talk about social issues
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We’re live as Jacinda Ardern speaks in Melbourne about good government and why it matters.
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Jacinda Ardern's whirlwind trip to Australia is underway with the New Zealand prime minister in Melbourne to meet with Daniel Andrews and Scott Morrison this..
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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern will be in Melbourne on Thursday.
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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern will meet the Victorian premier, governor and deliver a speech on issues modern governments are grappling with.
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It’s strange days indeed for Australian-based British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta.
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The devastated family of Abdul Aziz, the young Afghan asylum seeker who died in mysterious circumstances in a Melbourne detention centre on the weekend, says the..
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A protest is being planned after a 15-month-old girl fell ill in immigration detention.
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Christopher Pyne, Michael Photios and the other moderate Liberals will always have Sydney's Cherry Bar - but it’s the Right that rules the roost over at Monkey..
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Another incident of self-harm has occurred in an Australian detention centre.
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An Australian model who was found guilty of assault after a fracas on a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles avoided prison when she was sentenced in U.S. court..
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"Have you seen what Melbourne's done?" was a question asked repeatedly in local galleries in two states at the weekend after Sydney and Melbourne’s art crowd..
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Model Adut Akech has been announced as the Melbourne Fashion Week ambassador, some four years since she launched her career at the event.
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The Indian student may have tried to hitchhike home.
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An Indian student missing for days in Victoria's Yarra Valley was seen by a witness trying to hitchhike towards Melbourne, police have been told.
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It's been four days since student Poshik Sharma, 21, was last seen in a small Victorian town, with the search to find him to continue in the morning.
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A man has made a citizen's arrest during an attempted armed robbery at a Melbourne convenience store.
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Charcoal Lane is celebrating a decade at the forefront of the Melbourne foodie scene, with trainees saying working with native ingredients has helped them..
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A 23-year-old Afghan man has died in a Melbourne immigration detention centre.
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Another illegal toxic dump site has been discovered in Melbourne's northern suburbs.
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Female visitors to the MITA centre in Melbourne’s north have been told they will be refused entry if their 'incorrect underwear' sets off metal detectors.
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