Victory. A proposal to demolish part of Melbourne’s Fed Square to build a flagship Apple store is dead. The relentless and creative campaign against the proposal––led by a nine-member, non-profit, non-political group, Our City Our Square––has lessons for all citizen...
Standing in front of a white board in the weeks before April 5 this year, architect Tania Davidge was diagramming worst-case scenarios with her team: The Citizens for Melbourne. Davidge and her group are behind a successful...
Early on a Sunday 14 April, I rose and set the GPS for Dudley's café in Olinda, a village in the Dandenongs, the low mountains east of Melbourne. There, at 8.30am, I met Di Percy and...
I was riding to work several weeks ago down Little Bourke Street when a passenger decided it would be quicker for her to walk than wait in the traffic. Without a second thought she opened her door of her...
Today, I sat glued to the radio listening to the sentencing of George Pell, the convicted sex offender who remains a cardinal in the Catholic Church. I felt revulsion. The description of his offences was both believable and disgusting. As...
A new tranche of 30 apartments went up for grabs at Nightingale Village, with buyers invited to ballot for their preferred apartment by Thursday 14 March. CRT+YRD Resident Information. Source: Hayball