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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.
Clay Lucas Planning Minister Richard Wynne has signed off on five new "activity centres" in middle and outer Melbourne to generate more jobs and higher density residential development.
Clay Lucas Alberto Paulon had planned on marrying fiance Cristina Canedda and settling in Australia.
Adam Carey and Clay Lucas The introduction two years ago of tougher penalties against motorists who open car doors into cyclists' paths has failed to have any impact on the sometimes deadly offence, the Andrews government...
Italian cyclist Alberto Paulon killed on Sydney Road, Brunswick, remembered by work colleagues and memorial ride
Clay Lucas Cycling groups have organised a memorial ride on Friday for Italian chef Alberto Paulon, who was killed last week cycling on Sydney Road, Brunswick.
Clay Lucas The CBDs of Australia’s largest cities have become the engines of the nation’s economy, attracting most of the jobs growth.
Melbourne's planning disaster: jobs boom in CBD while affordable housing grows ever outwards in suburbs
Clay Lucas The divide between where people live and work in Australian cities is growing - most new jobs are close to city centres while most population growth is in the outer suburbs.
Sydney Road bicycle death: Labor minister Jane Garrett sets emergency meeting as Greens MP Greg Barber renews call for TAC-style dooring campaign
Richard Willingham and Clay Lucas An emergency meeting of VicRoads, police, cycling groups, Moreland Council and Yarra Trams has been called by a state government minister after the death of a young cyclist on Sydney Road, Brunswick.
Clay Lucas Plans will be released on Monday for the massive redevelopment of the former Amcor paper mill in Alphington.
Alfred Nicholas' great-granddaughter moves to stop church demolishing Lonsdale Street heritage building
Clay Lucas The great-granddaughter of a famous Melbourne philanthropist is fighting to stop the Uniting Church knocking down a crumbling Lonsdale St building he helped create.
Clay Lucas Local Government Minister Natalie Hutchins has warned councils not to push up rates dramatically ahead of the rate cap in 2016.
Clay Lucas A well-known Melbourne live music venue, the Prince of Wales hotel in St Kilda, has sold to Chinese buyers for a price believed to be $45 million.
Ben Schneiders and Clay Lucas The investment arm of Queensland's new state Labor government could reap hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation from its Victorian Labor counterpart stemming from the axed East West Link...
Clay Lucas Moonee Valley Council is pressing ahead with a Supreme Court challenge against the Victorian government over the still unresolved East West Link project, despite Premier Daniel Andrews' repeated...
Clay Lucas It could be Melbourne's ultimate guerilla garden: tomatoes, lettuces, an abundance of flowers, seating and an array of planter boxes, even an outside shower.
Clay Lucas A development at the QV Centre in Lonsdale Street is Australia's first conversion of a dormant level of car parking into luxury apartments
Clay Lucas The consortium contracted to build the East West Link has taken the Victorian government to court, demanding it sign off on a construction plan to build the $6.8 billion toll road.
Melbourne's "hyper-dense" skyscrapers would never be allowed in other global centres, a new report finds
Clay Lucas A new study comparing skyscraper density in six international cities finds Melbourne's high-rise towers far more densely populated.
Clay Lucas Ever dreamt of your own private jetty, extending out from your home on the banks of the Yarra, where you could park your cruising boat - or your friends and family members could park theirs?
Clay Lucas The refusal by the Andrews government to release the contracts signed by its predecessors for the East West Link road project will only increase the "crisis of legitimacy" around large public-private...
Clay Lucas Prime Minister Tony Abbott must continue funding for programs that look after some of Victoria's most vulnerable women and children, especially those at risk of family violence, Premier Daniel...