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 4.9 million, and its inhabitants are referred to as "Melburnians".

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Victorian health authorities have issued a measles alert after a man arrived at Melbourne Airport last week after contracting the disease interstate.
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Child sexual abuse survivors and their supporters will rally in Melbourne on Sunday as they call for an overhaul of the national redress scheme.
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The Australian teenager who became known as "Egg Boy" after his protest against a far-right Senator in Australia went viral said he knew smashing an egg on the..
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The cause of the diversion is not yet known, however, one passenger said that they could smell smoke on board the plane. 
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As Melbourne scopes artists to transform our metro train stations, here's some inspiration from around the world.
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Ahead of the federal budget, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced almost half-a-billion dollars for health in Victoria.
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"It'll change everything"
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Penthouse publisher Damien Costas says he will battle bankruptcy proceedings. In Victoria, he is facing a separate round of action.
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Melbourne commuters will be able to use their Android smartphones to catch public transport within days.
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Cabinet minister Kelly O'Dwyer was moved to tears when she announced federal funding for a Melbourne children's hospice.
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Liberal minister Kelly O'Dwyer has described Labor's pre-election candidate switch in her vacated Melbourne seat as the "height of arrogance".
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Federal Labor has joined the infrastructure battle in Melbourne's outer suburbs, promising a smoother ride for voters in key marginal seats the opposition hopes..
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"Jennifer" and her family knew George Pell. But when she came forward as a teenager to accuse a priest of rape, it was as if he didn't know them.
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A "very dangerous" thunderstorm has battered parts of Melbourne and flash flooding warnings remain in place.
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A thunderstorm that battered Melbourne's southeast on Friday has sparked dozens of callouts for building damage, flooding and downed trees.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison says fast-rail links will ease population pressure on major cities, with $2 billion set aside for a Geelong to Melbourne line.
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The lawsuit asks the court to bar Melbourne's aviation board from using "Orlando" in its airport's name, advertising or promotional materials.
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The prime minister has committed $2 billion to building fast rail links between major cities and regional areas, with Melbourne to Geelong top of the list.
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Health authorities have issued a measles alert after a woman attended a number of events, including the Australian Grand Prix, while possibly infectious.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison says a high-speed rail link between Melbourne and Brisbane is "very ambitious", talking down the prospects of such a project.
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An unaccompanied minor had to sleep over in an airport lounge in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday night after Virgin Australia diverted his plane.
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Treasurer Josh Frydenberg certainly can’t be accused of being a slouch. But he also can’t be credited with filling Victorian Liberal MPs with hope for the..
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The images from the gunman's live stream felt to many like a scene ripped straight from a computer game. Not for Rubina Nawabi.
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An Australian man was sentenced to 11 years in prison for killing a guest who was staying at his Airbnb listed-home. Ramis Jonuzi, 36, was killed in October 2017..
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The steps of parliament in Melbourne resembled a waste dump as activists called for action on Victoria's recycling "crisis".
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Toyota's old car manufacturing plant in Melbourne will be transformed into a hydrogen production centre to power vehicles using renewable energy.
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The steps of parliament in Melbourne resembled a waste dump as activists called for action on Victoria's recycling "crisis".
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A study by Melbourne's Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute that's been presented in the US shows a link between alcohol consumption and an irregular heartbeat.
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It comes as no surprise that Chisholm MP and former Liberal Julia Banks has been somewhat scarce in the inner Melbourne electorate now that she’s intent on..
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Premier Daniel Andrews was a no-show at the Australian Grand Prix in Albert Park on Sunday. But at tyre-smoke central, the show went on.
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