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First glimpse at new stations

Last month saw the unveiling of the first images for the five new underground stations which will form the Melbourne Metro Rail Project. These images provided Melburnians with their first glimpses of the look and feel of the project which features twin 9km tunnels running through the heart of the city. These were released as

Councillor Profile

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The making of a lord mayor

Robert Doyle’s six years as Lord Mayor of Melbourne has benefitted both the city and the man himself. Melbourne has had a highly articulate, hard working and talented champion.  And Cr Doyle has experienced a rehabilitation of sorts and has emerged a better person. This is largely because of the nature of local government.  Although

Street Art

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Paving the way: the bitumen is Drasko’s canvas

My first encounter with Drasko’s stencils was on the footpaths of Windsor and Prahran. But it wasn’t until he ventured into the CBD laneways, that I was to learn of his identity. “My first foray onto the street was with paste-ups but I found this a very expensive means of expression. The other problem was,

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