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Clay Lucas

Clay Lucas is city editor for The Age. Clay has worked at The Age since 2005, covering state politics, urban affairs, transport, local government and workplace relations for The Age and Sunday Age. Clay won a Quill with Age investigative reporter Royce Millar in 2009.

The Public City review. The vital contributions of the late Paul Mees

Important: <i>The Public City</i>.

Clay Lucas The early death of Paul Mees robbed Melbourne of the one of the sharpest voices on the future of public transport and the car culture in the city.

Real life soap opera

The spinner, the chief and the pay spat

Kate McGrath

Clay Lucas It began as a pay dispute between a PR man and a newsroom boss - then it escalated.

Geek wins back job after losing beauty

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Clay Lucas Adam Marshall was sacked by the Bureau of Meteorology for appearing on the TV show 'Beauty and the Geek' but a Federal Magistrate has ordered he be reinstated in his job.

Geek's victory

Geek shall inherit the earth - but not the girl

adam marshall

Clay Lucas HE WENT on Beauty and the Geek to find his true love. But instead Adam Marshall came up empty-handed - and lost his dream job as a weather observer with the Bureau of Meteorology.

Geek's victory

Outlook sunny as Geek wins ruling on job dismissal

beauty and the geek

Clay Lucas He went on Beauty and the Geek to find his true love. He failed.

Bragging rights for the poorly paid

Billy Bragg

Clay Lucas Billy Bragg will sing outside Southern Cross Station this morning to highlight the plight of Australia's working poor.

Payback time

Pay claim hits MasterChef judge Mehigan

Gary Mehigan and the Boathouse restaurant.

Clay Lucas A restaurant jointly run by MasterChef judge and co-host Gary Mehigan paid back one of its chefs after it admitted to short-changing him.

Bid to get penalty rates off the menu

Michael Bacash

Clay Lucas Restaurant owners and caterers have launched a bid with the workplace umpire to effectively cut weekend penalty rates for hospitality staff.

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Painting reported stolen, 12 years on


Clay Lucas WHEN the crack team of investigators at the National Gallery of Victoria realised that a valuable 19th century painting had been stolen they made, what director Gerard Vaughan called, ''an immediate...

'Considered misplaced'

Thieves have struck - but don't panic

Richard Parkes Bonington's <i>Low Tide at Boulogne</i>.

Clay Lucas After more than a decade of searching, the National Gallery of Victoria has decided Richard Parkes Bonington's Low Tide at Boulogne has been stolen.