Melbourne

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Map reveals Australian hotels used for immigration detention, but secrecy means it’s incomplete
Exclusive: With almost no publicly available information about ‘Apods’, researchers say the lack of transparency is concerning for human rights

Ben Doherty

01, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Darling Harbour live fan site in Sydney to show Socceroos World Cup match against Argentina
Fans gathered in Melbourne’s Federation Square for Australia’s first three games but there has not been a major live site in Sydney

Caitlin Cassidy and Tamsin Rose

01, Dec, 2022 @7:04 AM

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‘A bit horrifying’: the Melbourne cockatoo dropping pot plants from four storeys up
Footage of the barrage has been watched 1.5m times, with one expert saying the bird might have been simply being playful

Natasha May

30, Nov, 2022 @5:22 AM

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Monsters review – Stephanie Lake production is supposed to scare but sinks into silliness instead
This ambitious dance-theatre hybrid, about a woman searching for her missing sister, falls apart when the allegorical becomes literal

Tim Byrne

28, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Cash claims IR law will lead to ‘chaos and confusion’ – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Lisa Cox and Royce Kurmelovs (earlier)

27, Nov, 2022 @6:48 AM

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Ragged leaves, untidy corners and no pesticides: how to plant a butterfly garden
A butterfly-friendly back yard is not neat, but what is lost in nibbled leaves is made up for in fluttering colours, and an aid to conservation

Bronwen Scott

26, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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The panic about Melbourne’s so-called African gangs haunts this Victorian election | Maker Mayek, Leanne Weber and Diana Johns
Four years after the sensationalist coverage leading up to the state’s last poll, harm is still being felt and law-and-order electioneering is far from over

Maker Mayek, Leanne Weber and Diana Johns

24, Nov, 2022 @3:50 AM

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From bail reform to Covid: the five issues missing from the Victoria state election campaign
Amid the pledges for new hospitals, power bill relief and $2 public transport fares, other important matters have been noticeably absent

Cait Kelly, Benita Kolovos and Adeshola Ore

23, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Young Victorians caught in cycle of homelessness despair of missed education
Campaigners call on state government to act on crisis, as most young people who approach homelessness services are turned away

Cait Kelly

23, Nov, 2022 @5:52 AM

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Labor takes Melbourne council to court over removal of Victoria election campaign billboards
Exclusive: ‘Greens dominated’ Darebin council accused of ‘blatant political interference’ for removing signs in state seat of Northcote

Benita Kolovos and Cait Kelly

21, Nov, 2022 @11:39 PM

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From Athens with love: the NGV’s dizzying recreation of the Parthenon
Temple of Boom sees the ancient monument reconstructed and covered with art in the gallery’s garden, inviting the public to reflect on its beauty – and complicated history

Nathan Dunne

21, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Fears of Sydney water restrictions as only 25% of Warragamba Dam catchment deemed safe to drink
Sydney Water says filtration systems under extreme pressure amid floods, as all Melbourne beaches declared unsuitable for swimming

Caitlin Cassidy

21, Nov, 2022 @3:09 AM

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