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Lots of activity in the CBD

The last month has seen a lot of development activity. VCAT has decided in favour of Brady Group’s 30-storey building at 274-278 Little Lonsdale St replacing the historic Phillips Shirts building. Originally planned as a 59-storey residential tower, it has been redesigned to minimise its visual impact and bulk while covering a blank concrete wall in

Councillor Profile

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

Keep Calm and carry on stencilling!

Calm’s paste-ups are infrequent but much anticipated. And when they do appear they pack quite a punch – with a strong message attached to them. Whilst many pieces are humourous, others indicate that the artist has a political and environmental conscience, with a strong sense of injustice. He gives voice to sentiments that many of

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