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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 9,992.5ย km2 (3,858.1ย sqย 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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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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Treasurer Josh Frydenberg certainly canโ€™t be accused of being a slouch. But he also canโ€™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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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 sheโ€™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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Hundreds gathered in Melbourne on Saturday in a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings.
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Year 7 students at the Melbourne Indigenous Transition School use classrooms inside Richmond Football Club's Punt Road facility to transition to high school.
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An anti-Islamophobia rally has been held in Melbourne in response to the mosque shootings, as the city shows solidarity with New Zealand.
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Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has told Melbourne's Islamic community that Australians are "outraged, disgusted" over the New Zealand shootings.
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Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has told Melbourne's Islamic community that Australians are "outraged, disgusted" over the New Zealand shootings.
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Thousands of school students have quit the classroom to rally in Melbourne as part of a national climate strike.
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A $200 million state-of-the-art women's and children's hospital is set to open its doors in Melbourne's west in May.
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The Ashes urn, symbol of cricket's greatest rivalry, will be on display in Melbourne for just the third time in 137 years at a major exhibition in the spring.
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After I spent weeks covering the trial of Cardinal George Pell in a small court room in Melbourne, a New York-based reporter for a U.S. media organization was..
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Melbourne man Borce Ristevski has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his wife Karen at their suburban Melbourne home in 2016.
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Melbourne man Borce Ristevski has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his wife Karen at their suburban Melbourne home in 2016.
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Melbourne man Borce Ristevski has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his wife Karen at their suburban Melbourne home in 2016.
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Melbourne man Borce Ristevski has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his wife Karen at their suburban Melbourne home in 2016.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to 6 years in jail on Wednesday by an Australian court for sexually abusing two choir boys in..
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Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in jail by an Australian court on Wednesday for sexually abusing two choir boys in the..
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George Pell can expect a lengthy prison term when he is sentenced in Melbourne on Wednesday for sexually abusing two 13-year-old choirboys at St Patrick's..
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews are formally signing off on a long-awaited rail link to Melbourne airport.
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After sleeping four nights in northeast Victoria's rugged alpine wilderness, a Melbourne couple have enjoyed their first night back with home comforts.
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Former Vatican Treasurer Cardinal George Pell faces jail on Wednesday when an Australian court is set to sentence him for sexually abusing two choir boys in..
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After four nights missing in Victoria's alpine region, a Melbourne married couple has walked out of bushland and is getting a health check up.
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After four nights missing in the Victorian bush, enduring chilly alpine temperatures, a Melbourne couple has been found safe and well.
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After four nights missing in Victoria's alpine region, a Melbourne married couple has walked out of bushland and is getting a health check up.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Two Liberal Party milestones will be marked by Prime Minister Scott Morrison at an event in Melbourne.
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Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell will be sentenced on Wednesday after his conviction for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Two Liberal Party milestones will be marked by Prime Minister Scott Morrison at an event in Melbourne.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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