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Melbourne: City in Victoria, Australia
Melbourne is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Its name refers to an urban agglomeration of 9,992.5 km2 (3,858.1 sq mi), comprising a metropolitan area with 31 municipalities, and is also the common name for its city centre. The city occupies much of the coastline of Port Phillip bay and spreads into the hinterlands towards the Dandenong and Macedon ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley. It has a population of approximately 5 million, and its inhabitants are referred to as "Melburnians".

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Coalition facing questions over water buybacks as Easter truce ends

Scott Morrison has returned to the campaign trail in Melbourne while Bill Shorten promises cash for regional tourism.
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Tributes for refugee Richard Arow after his death from Melbourne shooting injuries

Friends and family of Richard Arow are mourning his death after he became the second victim of a Melbourne nightclub shooting.
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Videos for Melbourne

One Dead After Shooting Outside Australia Nightclub, Three Injured [Video]One Dead After Shooting Outside Australia Nightclub, Three Injured

According to Reuters, police said that a drive-by shooting outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne inflicted “horrific injuries” that killed a security guard and wounded three men...

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One dead after nightclub shooting in Australia [Video]One dead after nightclub shooting in Australia

One person has died and multiple people have been injured in a drive-by shooting outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne, police say

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Animal rights activists arrested in Australia after traffic protest [Video]Animal rights activists arrested in Australia after traffic protest

Australian police arrested 38 animal rights activists on Monday (April 8) after they blocked peak hour traffic in Melbourne in protests to mark the first anniversary of a film, Dominion, about factory..

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Explosive and toxic factory fire lights up Melbourne sky [Video]Explosive and toxic factory fire lights up Melbourne sky

A massive explosion at a Melbourne industrial waste factory sends plumes of toxic smoke into the air, prompting a warning to residents to stay indoors and close windows. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:11Published

Australia's PM slams social media 'grubs' after Aussie Rules player abused [Video]Australia's PM slams social media 'grubs' after Aussie Rules player abused

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the people who subjected Aussie Rules player Tayla Harris to online abuse are 'cowardly grubs'

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Australian Teenager Gets A Mural Honoring His Activism [Video]Australian Teenager Gets A Mural Honoring His Activism

According to Business Insider, the teenager who smashed an egg on the head of a far-right Australian senator has been honored with a mural in Melbourne. Senator Fraser Anning, an Australian politician,..

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Italian Focuses On Vettel [Video]Italian Focuses On Vettel

According to Thisis1.com, "Mattia Binotto says Ferrari is not panicking after a bad start to the 2019 season. The entire paddock was stunned in Melbourne to discover that, after the Maranello team’s..

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New Zealand Shooting Suspect Is Australian [Video]New Zealand Shooting Suspect Is Australian

Tennis - Australian Open - Fourth Round - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson SYDNEY (Reuters) - One of four people detained in New Zealand after mass..

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F1 Race Eirector Charlie Whiting Dies At 66 [Video]F1 Race Eirector Charlie Whiting Dies At 66

CNN reports Leading motorsport figures have paid tribute to Formula One's race director Charlie Whiting following his sudden death after he suffered a pulmonary embolism in Australia. The 66-year-old..

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Race Director Charlie Whiting Dies At 66 [Video]Race Director Charlie Whiting Dies At 66

WEbsite thisisf1reports Charlie Whiting has died in Melbourne. The long-serving FIA race director and official starter passed away in his Melbourne hotel room on Wednesday, just days before the 2019..

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Cardinal Pell Sentenced To 6 Years For Sex Abuse [Video]Cardinal Pell Sentenced To 6 Years For Sex Abuse

Reuters reports Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in jail on Wednesday for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s. He will be registered as a..

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Melbourne, drivers and fans get ready for new F1 season [Video]Melbourne, drivers and fans get ready for new F1 season

The 2019 Formula One teams meet the fans in Melbourne before Sunday's season start

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:12Published

Former Vatican treasurer sentenced for sexual attack on choir boys [Video]Former Vatican treasurer sentenced for sexual attack on choir boys

Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in jail on Wednesday for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published

George Pell sentenced to six years in prison for child sex abuse [Video]George Pell sentenced to six years in prison for child sex abuse

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell has been sentenced to six years in jail by an Australian court for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s, and will be registered as a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:40Published

Australia's Cardinal Pell sentenced to six years in jail for child sex abuse [Video]Australia's Cardinal Pell sentenced to six years in jail for child sex abuse

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell is sentenced to six years in jail by an Australian court for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Australia Cardinal Pell Sentenced to Prison [Video]Australia Cardinal Pell Sentenced to Prison

According to Reuters, previous Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell has been sentenced to six years in jail by an Australian court for sexually abusing two choir boys during the 1990s at St..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Hakeem Al-Araibi granted Australian citizenship after time in Thai prison [Video]Hakeem Al-Araibi granted Australian citizenship after time in Thai prison

Refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi is granted Australian citizenship and is presented with a pin by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

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Vatican calls Pell conviction 'painful news' [Video]Vatican calls Pell conviction 'painful news'

The Vatican's interim spokesman Alessandro Gisotti said on Tuesday the conviction of Australian Cardinal George Pell on child sexual offences was "painful news." Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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Cardinal George Pell convicted of child sex abuse [Video]Cardinal George Pell convicted of child sex abuse

The 77-year-old former Archbishop of Melbourne is the most senior Catholic cleric to be found guilty of the offence. Saskia O'Donoghue reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:19Published

Vatican Treasurer Found Guilty Of Child Sex Abuse [Video]Vatican Treasurer Found Guilty Of Child Sex Abuse

The Catholic church is reeling from accusations of sexual abuse committed by priests worldwide. Recently, one of the most powerful men in the Roman Catholic world was found guilty. His charges are..

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Australian who rammed and killed six pedestrians jailed for life [Video]Australian who rammed and killed six pedestrians jailed for life

James Gargasoulas is jailed for life. The Australian killed six people in 2017 when he plowed his car into a crowd of pedestrians in Melbourne. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Shorten's Good Friday with the Salvos

Labor leader Bill Shorten has started Good Friday with the Salvation Army, handing out food to homeless people in Melbourne.
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Adani convoy reliant on coal: miners

An anti-Adani convoy travelling the length of Australia has reached Melbourne as the Queensland Resources Council criticises the protest.
SBS - Published

Nine years jail for Melbourne wife killer Borce Ristevski

A Melbourne husband and father who killed his wife, dumped her body in bushland, then lied to cover up his crime, has been jailed for nine years.
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Woman critical after fatal Vic deer attack

A woman remains in a critical condition in a Melbourne hospital after a pet deer attack which killed her husband.
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Victorian man who killed surgeon in one-punch attack jailed for decade

A man who killed a Melbourne surgeon with a single blow has become the first to receive a minimum 10-year jail sentence under Victoria's 'coward punch' laws.
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One punch Vic killer to be sentenced

A man who killed a Melbourne surgeon by punching him during a disagreement about smoking near a hospital entrance, is due to be sentenced for his crime.
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The Australian farmer providing English lessons for her migrant workers

A vegetable farmer west of Melbourne is growing her own workforce, supplying English language lessons to migrant labourers to enable them to climb the ranks of the agriculture business.
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Apology over Melbourne train drama

Thousands of Melbourne train passengers endured peak-hour delays after a fatal collision compounded pressure on the city's public transport network.
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Melb still 'low density' by 2051: report

Melbourne's population is tipped to reach eight million by 2051, but by world standards it will still be a low density city, according to a new report.
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From the Archives: Manhunt for bomb hoaxer terrorising three states

In 1984, a series of bomb threats were received ranging from Brisbane to Melbourne. Police held grave fears for the public as schools, companies, politicians and the media were all targeted.
The Age - Published

Melbourne shooting victim clings to life

The condition of a man critically injured after being shot while waiting in line outside a popular Melbourne nightclub remains unchanged on Tuesday.
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PM sticks in Melbourne as tax battle rises

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says people earning more than $40,000 will be better off under the coalition's policy as income tax emerges as a key election issue.
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Melbourne train chaos after woman's death

Thousands of Melbourne train passengers endured peak-hour delays after a fatal collision compounded pressure on the city's public transport network.
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CBD Melbourne: The perks of Post

There were very few spare seats on Qantas’ corporate shuttle from Sydney to Melbourne on Monday morning as the pin-striped masses returned from a weekend in the Spray Tan Capital to normality and..
The Age - Published

PM Morrison sandbags Victorian seats

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has focused on small business tax relief and road upgrades while campaigning in key Melbourne seats.
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Cancer patient asks Shorten to deliver

Labor leader Bill Shorten is promising money to cut elective surgery waiting times as he campaigns in Melbourne's southeast.
SBS - Published

Gas leak in Melbourne's CBD

Fire crews are responding to a gas leak in Melbourne CBD and are likely to be on scene for hours.
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Hung parliament not on PM's mind as leaders battle for votes in east Melbourne

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declined to say how he would approach a hung parliament if the federal election was tight.
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PM hits Victoria for roads, small business

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has visited a small business in Melbourne's east to shore up Liberal-held seats as the election campaign rolls on.
SBS - Published

Vic recycler told to stop accepting waste

Another Melbourne recycling company has been ordered to stop accepting waste until its stockpiles comply with law.
SBS - Published

Shorten promises to cut surgery wait list

Labor leader Bill Shorten is promising money to cut elective surgery waiting times as he campaigns in Melbourne's southeast.
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One Nation support down, boosting major parties as campaign moves to Melbourne

The first Newspoll since the official campaign shows One Nation support has crashed, giving the major parties a boost, as Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten target seats in Melbourne's outer east.
SBS - Published

Luxury car could be key to finding gunman after fatal Melbourne drive-by

A man has died and another is fighting for life after shots were discharged from a car into crowds outside a Melbourne nightclub.
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Federal election: Morrison, Shorten target Liberal-held battleground seats in Melbourne

Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten will target Liberal-held seats on Monday as they both campaign in outer eastern Melbourne.
SBS - Published

Morrison, Shorten target east Melbourne

Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten will target Liberal-held seats on Monday as they both campaign in outer eastern Melbourne.
SBS - Published

PM to announce roads package in Melbourne

Scott Morrison will announce $154.5 million to ease congestion on roads in Melbourne's east with the Liberal Party trying to save crucial seats.
SBS - Published

Party pledges on Melbourne roads and taxes

More than $150 million of ‘congestion busting’ road projects in Melbourne will be announced by the Coalition on Monday.
The Age - Published

CBD Melbourne: Well baby, they've gone from Rio

Rio Tinto’s efforts at keeping open a local headquarters -- alongside its London office which chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques calls home -- is admirable.
The Age - Published

One dead after shooting outside Australia nightclub, three injured

A drive-by shooting outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne inflicted "horrific injuries" that killed a security guard and wounded three men, police said on Sunday, but there was no..
Reuters - Published

Man dead, another critical after drive-by shooting outside Melbourne nightclub

A man has died and another is fighting for life after shots were discharged from a car into crowds outside a Melbourne nightclub.
SBS - Published

Concerns for missing Victorian kayaker

A man is missing after falling off his kayak while paddling in in waters southeast of Melbourne.
SBS - Published

Multiple people shot outside Melbourne nightclub, two in a critical condition

Four people have been taken to hospital after a shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub.
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National rallies to bring refugees to Aust

Rallies across Australia will call for an end to the offshore detention of refugees and asylum seekers; author Richard Flanagan will join the Melbourne event.
SBS - Published

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