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From busking to the city’s top job

From busking to the city’s top job

New Melbourne council CEO Ben Rimmer is returning to the city which gave him a start in life – as a young busker playing violin for extra cash. The former busking-licence-holder starts work in the city’s top job on February 9. Mr Rimmer replaces Kathy Alexander who resigned last year after seven years in the

Melbourne CEO reflects on seven years at the top

By Shane Scanlan After seven years in the top job, the city’s top bureaucrat moves on this month at a time of unprecedented tensions around population growth within the CBD. City of Melbourne CEO Kathy Alexander retires on December 3, her 60th birthday. State Government approvals will likely see tens of thousands of new residents

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