Lawrence Money, one of Australia’s most experienced journalists, has twice been voted Victoria’s best newspaper columnist by the Melbourne Press Club. He has written four books, invented a best-selling board game and treads the professional speaking circuit with the Saxton agency. His Money’s Melbourne column profiles the famous, the outlandish and the quiet achievers of Melbourne.
Lawrence Money When Sally-Anne Russell tells people she is a singer, their response is usually: which band? ''I tell them - the opera band''.
Lawrence Money Moira Kelly wonders at a world in which her own brand of altruism is outside the norm.
Lawrence Money Suze Demarchi has had a bumpy journey, but is back on home ground with her (slightly smelly) band.
Lawrence Money Until two months ago 20-year-old Will Sparks was living with his mum in Camberwell.
Lawrence Money Before the funeral of her father Lew years ago, singer Diana Trask placed a handwritten note against his heart.
Lawrence Money Kate Ceberano juggles the modern woman's life with a love of music that runs deep.
Lawrence Money Alan Hopgood survived prostate cancer, wrote a book about it, then penned a new chapter in his life.
Lawrence Money Melbourne animator Isabel Peppard is a cheerful 36-year-old with face piercings, tattoos and a taste for theatrical horror.
My Nine Lives
Lawrence Money At 13, she was sent out for dinner with a sex predator. When she told her mum, the response stunned her.
Lawrence Money Nene King says it is a beat-up and that she needed a stiff drink after watching a preview. Her best friend Val Hopwood burst into tears after the screening.
Lawrence Money Nene King says it is a beat-up and that she needed a stiff drink after watching a preview.
Lawrence Money Dulcie Boling, feminist and trailblazing magazine editor, laments the state of the publishing game.
Lawrence Money The good news is that Barbara ''I Dream of Jeannie'' Eden's little piece of Australia - a 10-year-old Melbourne-born labradoodle called Djin Djin - is still going strong.
Lawrence Money The first laugh Charlie Pickering got at the Quill awards was when he dropped the F-bomb.
Lawrence Money John Newman is a theatre veteran who, despite mourning his beloved Tikki, will keep the show going.
Lawrence Money Derryn Hinch stared death - and his stupidity - in the face, and is embracing the rollercoaster that is life.
Lawrence Money John-Michael Howson launches a few missiles at critics who mauled his latest show.
Lawrence Money Prolific composer Stephen Sondheim is in town to see a show, and enjoy an afternoon with a bit of music, all his own work.
Lawrence Money MELBOURNE WAS HOSTING the Olympic Games the year that the city's future baron of beef, Vlado Gregurek, escaped from communist-controlled Croatia and fled to Paris.
Lawrence Money The 130-year-old tin shed that artist Murray Walker calls home sits on its own suburban island in North Fitzroy.