The family of Lola Russell, the 98-year-old owner of Melbourne’s oldest home, has had to make a tough decision about selling the building to private interests after Melbourne City Council walked away from discussions.
- by Zach Hope
From Carlton to Chinatown, Southbank to Swanston Street, Melbourne’s restaurants are making a new bid to entice office workers back to the city.
- by Jackson Graham
Despite a run of glorious sun-drenched days, Melbourne’s weather is about to take a dramatic turn, with a polar blast of air to bring the year’s first taste of winter.
- by Rachael Dexter
Big corporates on a phone hookup weren’t sure where to look when a brothel and sauna owner piped up about their issues with QR codes
- by Samantha Hutchinson and Stephen Brook
A plan to add two sheds to Queen Victoria Market has renewed fears the historic site will be turned into something resembling a shopping centre.
- by Chloe Booker and Jackson Graham
Text messages, including “Daddy is busy making money, no time for a doggy like this”, have been used as evidence in court to decide the ownership of a $4000 Pomeranian called Kobe.
- by Tom Cowie
Many city office workers are still embracing flexible working and it appears Mondays are becoming the preferred day to work from home.
- by Craig Butt and Chloe Booker
Five hundred highly prized pieces of Disney original artwork are on their way to Australia. That leaves just under 65 million to go.
- by Karl Quinn
Long-time Melbourne newsreader Peter Hitchener suffered a migraine during the broadcast.
- by Roy Ward