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How To Find Your Inner Hipster When In Melbourne

From their influence on food to their eclectic style, hipsters are hard to define but have definitely made an impression. Love them or hate them, hipsters have transformed the cultural landscape of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Travel, Parenting, Melbourne, Travelling, Top Destinations


Australia coronavirus live update: education minister orders independent schools to reopen – latest news

Dan Tehan wants all schools to provide in-person teaching to children whose parents want it. Follow liveFollow our global coronavirus live updatesSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsAm I eligible for the jobkeeper payment? Here’s everything you need to know to registerCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 5.10am BST Bill Shorten spoke to Adelaide radio 5AA this morning (...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, New South Wales, Adelaide, Bill Shorten, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Canberra, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Australian education


Child sexual abuse victims should not be put off by George Pell decision, experts say

It would be ‘legally wrong’ to conclude that the high court ruling undermined the point of bringing cases to trial, professor saysVictims of child sexual abuse should not be dissuaded from coming forward and reporting perpetrators as a result of the jury conviction of Cardinal George Pell being overturned by the high court, a barrister and professor of law at La Trobe University in Melbourne says.Prof Gideon Boas said he was concerned by those questioning the merit of future cases brought in the...
Tags: Law, Australia news, Melbourne, George Pell, Pell, La Trobe University, Law (Australia, Prof Gideon Boas


Public domain Zoom backgrounds

Cory posted about 15 different public domain backgrounds you can use in conference calls. I like the space colony one (above). I use a number of different backgrounds when I do video calls. One that I frequently use is a photo I took of Arcadia Cafe on a rainy day in Melbourne:
Tags: Post, News, Melbourne, Zoom, Cory, Background Art, Arcadia Cafe


Iranian refugee finally home in Australia after first being refused entry under travel ban

Amir was stopped in Indonesia on his return from a visit to Turkey and forced on flight back to EuropeSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsAn Iranian refugee under Australia’s protection has managed to return home to Melbourne after initially being caught up in Australia’s ban on non-citizens entering the country, and forcibly sent back to...
Tags: Europe, Indonesia, Australia, Australia news, Turkey, Iran, Australian immigration and asylum, Australian politics, Refugees, Melbourne, Guardian Australia, Amir, Coronavirus outbreak


3 Production Tips for E-learning Developers

Many e-learning developers are usually on a small team. But most I know, are a team of one. This means lots of projects, many hats to wear in the process, no budget, and almost no time. Here are three production tips and shortcuts from previous posts to help save time (and sanity) when building e-learning courses and online training. A Simple Way to Build E-learning Templates First, if you’re using Storyline 360, then you have a ton of templates and slides to use for your e-learning courses....
Tags: Melbourne, eLearning, E-learning, Project Management, Tom Kuhlmann, Online Course Design, E-learning 101, Performance Consulting, Brisbane Postponed, London Details, Production Tips


The Vatican Welcomes Back Cardinal Pell After Stunning Sex Abuse Reversal in Australia

ROME—About an hour after Cardinal George Pell was discharged from Melbourne’s Barwon Prison on Tuesday, a courier left a case of wine at the monastery where he would spend his first night as a free man. The wine was not the kind used in Catholic mass. It was the kind for toasting victories: Pells’ clerical sex abuse conviction had just been overturned by Australia’s highest court. It’s not clear who ordered the wine, but for sure not everyone is celebrating the decision. The reversal of the conv...
Tags: News, Australia, Rome, Pope Francis, Vatican, Catholic Church, Jesus, Vatican City, Melbourne, Francis, George Pell, Flynn, Pell, Pells, Barwon Prison, Lisa Flynn


Immelman to captain Internationals in 2021 Presidents Cup

Trevor Immelman Former Masters champion Trevor Immelman has been named captain of the International Team for the 2021 Presidents Cup at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina.The South African served as a captain’s assistant under countryman Ernie Els at the 2019 Presidents Cup, which saw the International Team build its biggest lead in Presidents Cup hi...
Tags: Australia, Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Melbourne, Trevor, Ernie Els, Charlotte, Gary, Piedmont, Melbourne Australia, Carolinas, Charlotte North Carolina, Els, Ernie, Greg Norman


Pope Francis decries 'unjust sentences' after cardinal George Pell acquitted

Vatican praises Australian cardinal for having ‘waited for the truth to be ascertained’ Pope Francis has recalled the “persecution that Jesus suffered” and has prayed for those who suffer “unjust sentences” hours after Australia’s highest court acquitted cardinal George Pell of child sexual abuse.The court in Melbourne quashed convictions that Pell sexually assaulted two choirboys in the 1990s, allowing the 78-year-old former Vatican economy minister to walk free from jail, ending the most high-...
Tags: Australia, Religion, World news, Australia news, Catholicism, Pope Francis, Christianity, Vatican, The papacy, Jesus, Melbourne, George Pell, Pell


Cardinal Pell walks free after being acquitted of child sex crimes by Australian high court

One of the most senior members of the Catholic Church has walked free from prison after the Australian high court decided to quash his child sex abuse conviction. Cardinal Pell, 78, who has always maintained his innocence, has spent just over a year in prison after he was previously found guilty of sexually abusing two 13-year-old choirboys in Melbourne's Patrick Cathedral in 1996, while he was the city's archbishop. The high court decided on Tuesday that the Victorian Court of App...
Tags: News, World, Catholic Church, Melbourne, Pell, Victorian Court of Appeal


Cardinal George Pell to Walk Free From Prison After Court Overturns His Sex-Abuse Conviction

Cardinal George Pell is allowed to leave jail immediately after Australia’s highest court overturned his conviction for sexually abusing two choir boys.“The High Court found that the jury, acting rationally on the whole of the evidence, ought to have entertained a doubt as to the applicant’s guilt with respect to each of the offences for which he was convicted, and ordered that the convictions be quashed and that verdicts of acquittal be entered in their place,” the court said in a two-page summ...
Tags: News, Australia, High Court, Catholic Church, Melbourne, George Pell, Pell, St Patrick 's Cathedral, Barwon Prison, Pell Pope Francis, Chidiac


HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Melbourne Postpones Performances Through May 31

In line with the latest government advice to prevent the spread of COVID-19, further changes will be made to the performance schedule ofHarry Potter and the Cursed Childat Melbourne's Princess Theatre. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Harry Potter, Melbourne, BWW News Desk


Using limits to become limitless

[I wrote this pre-COVID-19 but it seems more pertinent than ever…] I had coffee with a wonderful young artist-entrepreneur at Melbourne’s NGV [before things shut down] who told me that his creativity is best “without constraints.” I looked at his art and stage design work and his three budding startups and had to agree that ...
Tags: Innovation, Melbourne, Systematic Inventive Thinking, Creativitylovesconstraints, Insidethebox, Limitstobecomelimitless


What Would They Know? Laura Wheldon of twotonmax

Today we’re chatting to Laura Wheldon of twotonmax and checking out this industrial warehouse, which provides the perfect space to create your dream wedding. Just a stone’s throw from the Melbourne CBD, this modern and sophisticated venue can be styled for any occasion with your choice of caterer, furniture, music and decorations. Our favourite features? The gorgeous polished concrete floors and the striking oversized marble bar! Read on below as Laura walks us through the space, how couples can...
Tags: Wisdom, Wedding, Melbourne, Laura, Venue Wisdom, Laura Wheldon


Masked statues around the world – in pictures

As the medical importance of face masks has increased during the Covid-19 pandemic, so has their symbolic value. Statues from Melbourne to Buenos Aires have been decorated with protective masks Continue reading...
Tags: World news, Melbourne, Buenos Aires, Coronavirus outbreak


POssible coronavirus drug identified by Australian scientists

Australian Scientists have shown that an anti-parasitic drug already available around the world can kill the virus -- effectively eradicating all genetic material of the virus within 48 hours. Scientists from Monash University in Melbourne showed that a single dose of the drug, Ivermectin, could stop the SARS-CoV-2 virus growing in cell culture -
Tags: Science, Melbourne, Monash University


Debra & Nelson’s Elegant & Classic Melbourne Wedding

Debra & Nelson Debra and Nelson’s big day is all about classic elegance. Picking an all-white colour palette, a traditional church ceremony and a black-tie dress code, these two wanted the focus of their day to be utterly romantic. Inviting Will Chao Photography along to capture it all, this is a day that shows the very best of Melbourne’s idyllic location when it comes to weddings Debra and Nelson were on seperate holidays in Thailand when they met, tells the bride. Continue reading Debra & Nel...
Tags: Thailand, Wedding, Melbourne, Nelson, Australia - Victoria, Bride, Debra, Inspired Weddings, Debra Nelson Debra, Inviting Will Chao Photography, Debra Nelson


Kllo – “Still Here”

Melbourne singer Chloe Kaul released her debut solo material as Chloe Kae earlier this year, but it turns out her main band has been hard at work as well. Kllo, Kaul's electronic pop duo with Nearly Oratorio's Simon Lam, just announced a new album called Maybe We Could for release this … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Melbourne, Simon Lam, Kllo, Chloe Kaul, Chloe Kae, Kllo Kaul


Astrophysicist Gets Magnets Stuck Up Nose While Inventing Coronavirus Device

An Australian astrophysicist has been admitted to hospital after getting four magnets stuck up his nose in an attempt to invent a device that stops people touching their faces during the coronavirus outbreak. The Guardian reports: Dr Daniel Reardon, a research fellow at a Melbourne university, was building a necklace that sounds an alarm on facial contact, when the mishap occurred on Thursday night. The 27 year-old astrophysicist, who studies pulsars and gravitational waves, said he was trying t...
Tags: Tech, Melbourne, Reardon, Daniel Reardon


El Al Selling Rescue Flight Tickets On Its Longest Flight Ever, Between Tel Aviv And Melbourne

Bookable on Orbitz. Tickets purchased from Orbitz today are refundable until 11:29pm PT tomorrow. Use a card like Sapphire Preferred to earn 2 points or Sapphire Reserve to earn 3 Chase points per dollar spent and get free trip cancellation/interruption insurance, travel accident insurance, luggage insurance, trip and luggage delay protection, and more! El Al is selling tickets from […]
Tags: Deals, Tel Aviv, Melbourne, Orbitz, EL AL, Israel Flights, Sapphire Reserve, Orbitz Tickets, Coronavirus, El Al Selling Rescue


Covid 19 coronavirus: Virgin considers axing Tigerair pilots

Australia's second-largest airline says it is exploring all options during the coronavirus pandemic, including making pilots redundant.Virgin Australia is contemplating closing its subsidiary Tigerair's Melbourne base and is discussing... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, Melbourne, Virgin Australia, Tigerair


Who Doesn’t Need Free Illustrations for E-Learning

Of course your e-learning software comes with a great assortment of e-learning templates and characters to use in your online training courses. But, really, who doesn’t like additional free illustrations to use in e-learning courses? Recently, I shared a few free illustrations that can be modified for your online training. Hopefully, you found a use for them. Free Illustrations for E-Learning Here are a few more from Open Doodles. What I like about them is that they’re simple and they’d work ...
Tags: Graphics, Melbourne, Multimedia, eLearning, E-learning, Tom Kuhlmann, Visual Design, Free Downloads, Brisbane Postponed, London Details


"An Australian astrophysicist has been admitted to hospital after getting four magnets stuck up his nose in an attempt to invent a device that..."

"... stops people touching their faces during the coronavirus outbreak. Dr Daniel Reardon, a research fellow at a Melbourne university, was building a necklace that sounds an alarm on facial contact, when the mishap occurred on Thursday night.... 'I had a part that detects magnetic fields. I thought that if I built a circuit that could detect the magnetic field, and we wore magnets on our wrists, then it could set off an alarm if you brought it too close to your face. A bit of boredom in isolati...
Tags: Technology, Law, Melbourne, Ann Althouse, Coronavirus, Daniel Reardon


Investigation into death in custody after Indigenous man’s ‘condition deteriorated’

Aboriginal man was arrested and detained in regional Victoria on Thursday and was taken to hospital later that dayAn Aboriginal man has died in custody after his “condition deteriorated” in a regional Victoria police station last week.Police said the man, aged 30, was arrested on Thursday in Horsham, about 300km northwest of Melbourne, for allegedly breaching a court order. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, Australian police and policing, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Melbourne, Horsham, Deaths in custody


Astrophysicist gets magnets stuck up nose while inventing coronavirus device

Australian Dr Daniel Reardon ended up in hospital after inserting magnets in his nostrils while building a necklace that warns you when you touch your faceSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailFollow Australia coronavirus live news and updatesFollow live global coronavirus updatesAn Australian astrophysicist has been admitted to hospital after getting four magnets stuck up his nose in an attempt to invent a device that stops people touching their faces during the coronavirus ou...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, World news, Australia news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Melbourne, Swinburne University, Coronavirus outbreak, Daniel Reardon


Australia curbs gatherings, locks down travelers, in new coronavirus measures

Australia's two most populous states, New South Wales and Victoria, will restrict public gatherings to two people from midnight, state leaders said on Monday, as part of a wave of new measures designed to slow the spread of coronavirus which has infected more than 4,000 across the country. The two eastern states account for the majority of Australia's total COVID-19 infections and death toll, which stands at 16. "Unless you want to be burying an elderly relative or your best mate, or...
Tags: News, Australia, World, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews


What Would They Know? Nathan Op de Coul of Melbourne Entertainment Co

Researching entertainment for your future wedding? You’re going to love all the talent, energy and incredible options that Melbourne Entertainment Company has to offer. They are highly active in the Melbourne wedding space, and entertained at 300 weddings last year. Their team has more than a decade of experience and pride themselves on providing a bespoke, memorable and premium service to their couples. Today, Nathan Op de Coul of Melbourne Entertainment Company, shares his journey, his company...
Tags: Wisdom, Wedding, Melbourne, Entertainment Wisdom, What Would They Know, Nathan Op de Coul of Melbourne Entertainment Co, Melbourne Entertainment Company


5 Best Car Movies & Shows on Netflix to Watch During Quarantine

So you’re a gearhead and a car enthusiast, and you’re looking for something good on Netflix. We all have time on our hands now, but instead of wasting it endlessly scrolling through a bunch of stuff, here are five great car-themed titles currently on Netflix. We also have a list of the best classic car movies to watch during the Coronavirus outbreak, if that’s more your style. Off the top of our collective heads (and in no particular order), here are five really good car movies and/or s...
Tags: Japan, England, Movies, America, Netflix, Magazine, Ferrari, Ford, Autos, Melbourne, Abu Dhabi, Cuba, Paul Martin, Tyler Posey, Adam Carolla, Top List


5 Best Car Movies & Shows on Netflix for the Coronavirus Outbreak

So you’re a gearhead and a car enthusiast, and you’re looking for something good on Netflix. We all have time on our hands now, but instead of wasting it endlessly scrolling through a bunch of stuff, here are five car-themed titles currently on Netflix. Now, to be clear, these are not the five best movies or shows we’ve ever found on Netflix, just five gearhead-centric ones that are worth your time. We also have a list of the best classic car movies to watch during the Coronavirus outbreak, ...
Tags: Japan, England, Movies, America, Netflix, Magazine, Ferrari, Ford, Autos, Melbourne, Abu Dhabi, Cuba, Paul Martin, Tyler Posey, Adam Carolla, Tony Borroz


Australia's coronavirus hotspots revealed: map shows affluent Sydney suburbs hard hit

A map of Australia’s Covid-19 cases shows Waverley in Sydney’s east is most affected, with high numbers in wealthy Melbourne suburbs Follow our latest Australia coronavirus blog for live news and updatesLive Australian coronavirus statisticsNew data has revealed the coronavirus hotspots on Australia’s east coast, showing a number of locations where community transmission of Covid-19 is increasing.Figures released this week by the Victorian and NSW health departments map confirmed Covid-19 cases...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Victoria, Melbourne, NSW, Waverley, Coronavirus outbreak