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Pro-Palestine student protesters claim ‘major win’ as first Australian university agrees to meet some demands
University of Melbourne’s commitment to additional research funding disclosures could signal end of protesters’ encampment

Adeshola Ore

23, May, 2024 @7:18 AM

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Route to independence: Ben identifies his Melbourne tram by sound – but a new app means he won’t have to
Exclusive: Navilens will change how vision-impaired people ride the city’s trams, using large text and audio to provide tram location, live arrival information and next stops

Elias Visontay Transport and urban affairs reporter

21, May, 2024 @3:00 PM

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University of Queensland bans chants as pro-Palestine camp in Melbourne threatened over fire safety rules
Student activists in Brisbane have been warned of disciplinary action for chanting ‘out, out, Israel out’ at protests

Adeshola Ore and Caitlin Cassidy

20, May, 2024 @8:41 AM

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Budget replies reveal Coalition ‘all over the shop’, PM says, labelling Dutton’s nuclear policy ‘shocking’ – as it happened
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Caitlin Cassidy and Kate Lyons

19, May, 2024 @3:04 AM

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University of Melbourne and protesters fail to resolve deadlock as pro-Palestine camp ends at Monash
Encampment at Arts West building continues as tensions simmer at other university campuses

Adeshola Ore, Luca Ittimani and Andrew Messenger

17, May, 2024 @7:34 AM

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Just 2% of men-only Melbourne Savage Club members surveyed support allowing women to join
Exclusive: Report says members are strongly against admitting women on an equal basis, but are open to having more ‘lady guests’

Tory Shepherd

16, May, 2024 @7:37 AM

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‘Crossed a line’: students threatened with police action over pro-Palestine sit-in at University of Melbourne
University of Melbourne cancels classes as activists at Deakin defy directives on encampments

Caitlin Cassidy, Adeshola Ore and Luca Ittimani

16, May, 2024 @7:15 AM

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Hairy, scary and extraordinary: a playful, brutal show for art made from – and about – hair
The Heide’s latest exhibition explores the power and politics of hair, through shoes made of wigs, a phallus of human hair and Marina Abramović

Tim Byrne

13, May, 2024 @3:00 PM

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These Melburnians dreamed of a ‘communal approach’ to housing. The local council had other ideas
Victoria’s planning tribunal said the Eltham development ‘should have been supported’ as an ‘innovative approach’ to the housing crisis

Benita Kolovos Victorian state correspondent

12, May, 2024 @12:00 AM

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Melbourne GP deregistered for year after homophobic and anti-vaccination Facebook posts
Victorian tribunal also finds doctor’s communications with patients were inappropriate, discourteous and failed to provide confidentiality

Melissa Davey Medical editor

09, May, 2024 @3:10 AM

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Victorian treasurer threatens to consider train station for Avalon amid dispute with Melbourne Airport
Tim Pallas’ comments come after government delayed Melbourne Airport rail project by four years

Benita Kolovos Victorian state correspondent

08, May, 2024 @7:39 AM

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Melbourne private school students expelled over ‘cruel’ spreadsheet rating female classmates
Yarra Valley grammar principal says position of two students was untenable and ‘they will not be returning’

Cait Kelly

07, May, 2024 @1:56 AM

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