Victorian Government: Free Fridge Upgrade, Carbon Credit Scheme Paused

A failed Victorian government initiative that saw hundreds of fridges appear on company doors has been stopped. A comical number of fridges are being dumped on the doors of Victorian businesses after appliance installers figured out how to screw up a government carbon credit program. The Victorian Energy Upgrade program was announced last month to … Read more

Heavenly program with the return of Open House Melbourne

Footscray’s eye-catching Temple of the Heavenly Queen will open two new spaces to the public, while Melbourne’s new Holocaust Museum will also be open for the first time. Footscray’s striking Heavenly Queen Temple will open two new spaces to the public for the first time when Open House Melbourne returns. The newly completed ‘Right Wing’ … Read more

Change underway in Victoria Harbor

The prominent Lady Cutler Melbourne Showboat has been relocated to North Wharf by the City of Melbourne’s waterways team at Docklands amid “significant improvements” to the Harbor Esplanade passenger terminal. Changes to the busy Harbor Esplanade terminal have long been discussed by council, with the new berthing infrastructure at the Australian Quay soon expected to … Read more

‘Space shuttle capsules’ available to rent in the heart of Melbourne

Renters looking for affordable accommodation in the heart of Melbourne can sleep inside the new ‘space shuttle pods’. The house, located at 15 Charles Abbotsford, offers single capsule rooms for $250 per week (or $900 per month). It also offers traditional rooms for $400 per week (or $1,500 per month). Owner Frank Chan told the … Read more

After a 3-week wobble, Dees was still marked to take the cake

If the Demons play like they did against the Brisbane Lions for the rest of the year, no one will stop Melbourne from taking back-to-back flags, he writes. Ronny Lener. WITH ONLY two months left in the AFL back-and-forth season, both the finals and the top four contenders have begun battling in earnest for coveted … Read more

Melbourne Rentals: Futuristic Space Shuttle Single Bed Capsules For Rent For $250 Per Week

Desperate renters happy to skimp on space could rent a single-bed space shuttle-style capsule, for a staggering $900 per month. See how much (or little) you get for your money. Desperate Melbourne renters, happy to skimp on space, could rent a single-bed space shuttle-style capsule, for a staggering $900 per month. A private Abbotsford home … Read more

Census 2021: How much do you really need to earn to be ‘rich’ in Sydney, Melbourne

Australia’s median income was revealed yesterday and left many of us feeling surprisingly wealthy. But there is something we all miss. Many of us were probably surprised, and maybe even feeling a little smug, when the median income for the nation was revealed yesterday. According to the 2021 census results from the Australian Bureau of … Read more

Transition Tale | Docklands News

Make no mistake: the beautiful view you see across the waters of Victoria Harbor came at a cost. By that I don’t mean the cost of your apartment! What we now see as Victoria Harbor’s wondrous aquatic amphitheater is described by some historians as a “victim of ruthless modern civilization. Perhaps this is too dark … Read more

Development Victoria continues to “deny responsibility” for Central Pier closure

Following his sudden departure from Central Pier nearly three years ago, a senior tenant says he still hasn’t received a “full explanation” for why the century-old structure fell into disrepair. Hatem Saleh, CEO of the Atlantic Group, which employed more than a thousand people at its bar and restaurant, said Docklands News that was “disturbing” … Read more

Melbourne’s Majak Daw announces immediate retirement after tumultuous AFL career

Majak Daw’s inspiring footballing journey has come to an end, with the first Sudanese-born AFL player to leave. Key points: Majak Daw played 54 AFL games for North Melbourne between 2013 and 2020 Joined Melbourne in 2021 but did not play a game for the Demons Daw says he will now turn his attention to … Read more