Melbourne employee is accused of raping jogger in Western Australia

A fly-in, fly-out employee from Melbourne is accused of raping a lady in Western Australia when she was out for a morning jog. At 5.20 am on Friday in Broome, the lady, who was in her 40s, was jogging on a track along Gubinge Road. Dean Osborne, 52, a fly-in, fly-out electrical miner, is accused …

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Planetarium Nights — National Science Week, Melbourne

BUY TICKETS There’s nothing else quite like watching a film at the planetarium but it’s something most of us don’t do all that often once our school days have passed us by. However, that’s about to change because, in a celebration of National Science Week, Scienceworks is inviting grown up guests to get up close …

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Melbourne set to come alive with activations galore

A winter music spectacular and an alluring floral installation are among 18 activations set to delight Melbourne visitors in the coming months, thanks to funding from the City of Melbourne and the Victorian Government. ​The latest round of City Activation Grants will deliver more than $800,000 to support exciting pop-ups, performances and events across Melbourne …

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Tributes for Judith Durham after she died in palliative care in Melbourne

The family of singer Judith Durham have accepted an offer from the Victorian government for a state funeral to honour her life. The Seekers’ singer died in palliative care on Friday night aged 79 after complications arising from a long-standing lung disease. “I’ve spoken with Judith Durham’s family today and I’m pleased they have accepted …

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Songs and Stories Spotlight: Radical Son

The musician, OF Kamilaroi and Tongan heritage, has songs to sing and stories to tell. He’s endured some of Australia’s toughest prisons, where he developed a heroin addiction, but the then 38-year-old’s debut album “Cause ‘N Affect” marked a new chapter for Dave Leha who goes by Radical Son. He’s been described as “a strong …

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Sydney Swans boost top-four hopes with win over North Melbourne Kangaroos

North (2-18) suffered a pre-game blow when key defender Ben McKay (shoulder) was withdrawn and replaced by Josh Walker, who had been preparing to play in the Kangaroos’ VFL game at Arden St. Loading Larkey was clearly the Kangaroos’ best, while midfielder Luke Davies-Uniacke put in another outstanding performance in his career-best season. While all …

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