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Modern Melbourne Autumn Series

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A Sunday Age twelve week Modern Melbourne Retrospective of iconic images by The Age photographic team weeks 97 - 108.

Melbourne Aquarium's bid for test tube shark first

A Melbourne Aquarium insemination first offers hope for the endangered grey nurse shark.

Tim Young The brown banded bamboo shark thrashes wildly as she's lifted from her tank and placed into a shallow pool laced with anaesthetic.

Art historian Gerard Vaughan watches Melbourne change with approval and concern

Shane Green Former NGV director Gerard Vaughan has no problem with modernity per se, but it must enhance the city he loves.

House prices changing how we live

Matt Wade It's spring, the property market is running hot and familiar debates are raging. Have prices overshot? Is there a bubble? Will investors get burned? How can we help first home buyers? But as the...

More than half Melbourne's construction cranes fill suburban skylines

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Aisha Dow More than half the city's cranes are swinging over the suburbs as the high-rise development boom takes hold beyond the CBD. 

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NIKE at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week at the city Square (NIKE). 3 September 2014.(Melanie Kirby on the left wearing Michael Lo Sordo and Nike sportswear, Zoe Nieuwenhuis wearing Carly Hunter and Nike sportswear)

Today in Melbourne we saw NIKE sport fashions on the catwalk as part of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week at the city Square in Melbourne. 3 September 2014.

Hot Button - Melbourne's housing crisis

Michael Short Professor Shane Murray, Dean of Art Design and Architecture at Monash University says more housing options for this country's ageing and rapidly growing population are needed.

Tony Abbott snubbed his senators for Melbourne fund-raiser

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Latika Bourke Tony Abbott broke with tradition and skipped an annual black tie dinner held for government senators when he attended a party fund-raiser in Melbourne on Monday night.

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Mourners gather at St Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne to remember victims of MH17 disaster

National Memorial service for victims of MH17 at the St Paul's Cathedral.

Steve Lillebuen Under a cloud of fog, a rain-soaked Melbourne became the focus of a nation in mourning, as leaders called for peace after the deaths of so many innocent people in the MH17 plane crash.

Melbourne musician Geoffrey O’Connor explores conquest and seduction in his new solo CD

Anthony Carew Geoffrey O’Connor has ditched his baroque-pop boffin background for solo glossy sleaze.

Melbourne Response reveals considerations when weighing up abuse payouts

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Jane Lee, Cameron Houston The way the Catholic Church calculates harm and awards money to victims of clerical abuse has been questioned at the Royal Commission.

Victims speak out on Catholic Church's Melbourne Response

CAMERON HOUSTON AND JANE LEE Victims of clerical abuse have told the Royal Commission that the Catholic Church's response was primarily concerned with avoiding civil litigation and limiting compensation pay outs.

Remembering the first angry shot of World War I ... on a Melbourne bay

A supplied image of Colonel John Purdue who actually fired the historic first shot of the British Empire in WW 1 and the first shot to mark Australia's involvement in WW1 Friday, August 1, 2014. A 100 year anniversary event will be held at Point Napean in Victoria where John Purdue fired the first shot to prevent a German merchant vessel leaving Port Phillip bay. (AAP Image/David Crosling) NO ARCHIVING WAR

Jamie Duncan One hundred years ago the war to end all wars began - at the bottom of the world. An Australian soldier fired the British Empire's first shot of World War I - not on the battlefields of Europe but...

Melbourne man jailed over webcam sex offences involving Filipino children

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Cameron Houston and Lindsay Murdoch A Melbourne man has been jailed for more than 11 years for paying children from the Philippine island of Cebu to video sex acts on a webcam, while another Australian has been arrested on the resort...

Crash claims top AIDS researchers heading to Melbourne

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Steve Lillebuen The Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine has reportedly claimed the lives of some of the world’s top medical researchers, who were heading to Melbourne.

Bill Clinton pays tribute to MH17 victims at AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne

Former US president Bill Clinton poses with AIDS 2014 conference delegates from the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea.

Daniel Flitton Bill Clinton was to speak on a global curse, but aimed instead to soothe a different kind of violence.

SIDS family in Run Melbourne in memory of little Sylvie

Stephen and Emma Watty with their daughter, Lena

Beau Donelly Sylvie Watty is as much a part of her family’s life today as she was the day before she died.

DanceSport Championship Melbourne

Southern Cross DanceSport Championship in the Grand Ballroom at Sofitel Melbourne today had a total of 440 athletes, including some of Australia’s elite DanceSport representatives competing in...

The Argus, Open House Melbourne

The Argus Building on Elizabeth St has been renovated, keeping some graffiti and the original Advertising Hall.

The Argus building is part of Melbourne's Open Houses this weekend and is open to the public for the first time since it was refurbished.