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 2,080 km2 (800 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 5 million, and its inhabitants are referred to as "Melburnians".

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A man is standing trial in Victoria's Supreme Court charged with preparing for a terrorist act against left-wing Melbourne groups.
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A man is standing trial in Victoria's Supreme Court charged with preparing for a terrorist act against left-wing Melbourne groups.
Credit: SBS - Published 8 hours ago

Amanda Elliott’s famously tight-lipped Victorian Racing Club said nothing in response to Peter V’landys’ provocative (and quite silly) suggestion to change..
Credit: The Age - Published 1 day ago

Footballers took to the field on Saturday for two special matches at the Pride Football Australia Tournament in Melbourne.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 day ago

Members of Zohra - Afghanistan’s first all-female orchestral ensemble - will take to the stage for two special performances in Melbourne and Sydney.
Credit: SBS - Published 2 days ago

The royal commission into Victoria Police’s hamfisted handling of police informers is proving a resounding success - for the dozens of lawyers working on the..
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

The aged care system has not always responded to needs that are 'out of the ordinary', a royal commission hearing in Melbourne has been told.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

New Zealand's Israel Adesanya extends his perfect professional record to 18-0 as he dethrones UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker at UFC 243.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

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