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Start-up founder says employees should only work six-hour days

An Aussie entrepreneur has become the enemy of bosses around the globe by arguing in favour of a six-hour workday.Steve Glaveski, the co-founder of Melbourne innovation consultancy Collective Campus, recently wrote an article for... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Melbourne, Steve Glaveski, Collective Campus


Honeymoon Like a Local – Sally Bloomfield’s Bali

Image supplied by Bloomfield Bali Hotel & Spa If you’re currently planning a honeymoon, or next holiday, you may be considering Bali. It’s a short hop skip and jump from Australia and a favoured destination of many. Today, Sally Bloomfield shares her tips to make the most of your holiday and find the best spots to hang out, drink cocktails and eat until they have to roll you out! The former Melbourne editor of Harpers Bazaar, Sally, started her love affair with Bali over 3 decades ago. Continue...
Tags: Bali, Australia, Wedding, Melbourne, Honeymoons, Honeymoon Like a Local, Sally Bloomfield, Bloomfield Bali Hotel Spa, Harpers Bazaar Sally


Annie and Gary and Me

If you like cricket and you're on Twitter, and you follow everybody that everyone else follows, you will probably have heard of Annie Chave. These days, it seems, most people have. Among other things, Annie commentates on Guerilla Cricket, and she recently had the privilege of being flown to Barbados to broadcast on the First Test between the West Indies (they will never ever be called the 'Windies' around here) and England. The only thing stopping it being the trip of a lifetime is the fact ...
Tags: England, Australia, Sex, Time, Swansea, Devon, Melbourne, Annie, Warner, Caribbean, West Indies, Somerset, Vauxhall, Sussex, Glamorgan, Brian Close


Renegades fight back to stun Stars and win Big Bash

Melbourne Renegades produce a stunning fightback to beat Melbourne Stars by 13 runs and win the Big Bash for the first time.
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Melbourne Renegades stage stunning fightback to win Big Bash

Melbourne Renegades produce a stunning fightback to beat Melbourne Stars by 13 runs and win the Big Bash for the first time.
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Big Bash: Melbourne Renegades beat Melbourne Stars to win title

Melbourne Renegades produce a stunning fightback to beat Melbourne Stars by 13 runs and win the Big Bash for the first time.
Tags: Sport, Melbourne, Melbourne Renegades, Melbourne Stars


How did Melbourne Renegades pull that off?

The BBL title looked sure to be heading to the green side of Melbourne but in an extraordinary chain events it unraveled before the Stars' eyes and here's how…
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Melbourne


Melbourne Renegades complete stunning turnaround to clinch Big Bash title

Melbourne Stars suffered a collapse of 7 for 25 after the opening stand had put on 93 in a chase of 146
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Accuser blasts delay in releasing report after Robert Doyle drops legal action

City of Melbourne says its findings can be made public when police finish their investigationA woman who says she was sexually assaulted by the former Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle has criticised the City of Melbourne for failing to make its full investigation public, despite Doyle withdrawing legal action on Friday.In March, the council released a summary of an investigation led by Ian Freckelton QC, which found that Doyle sexually harassed fellow councillors Tessa Sullivan and Cathy Oke, a...
Tags: Australia news, Victoria, Melbourne, Doyle, Robert Doyle, Cathy Oke, Tessa Sullivan, Ian Freckelton


Robert Doyle accuser blasts delay in releasing report after former mayor drops legal action

City of Melbourne says its findings can be made public when police finish their investigationA woman who says she was sexually assaulted by the former Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle has criticised the City of Melbourne for failing to make its full investigation public, despite Doyle withdrawing legal action on Friday.In March, the council released a summary of an investigation led by Ian Freckelton QC, which found that Doyle sexually harassed fellow councillors Tessa Sullivan and Cathy Oke, a...
Tags: Australia news, Victoria, Melbourne, Doyle, Robert Doyle, Cathy Oke, Tessa Sullivan, Ian Freckelton


Renegades make it a Melbourne derby final as Christian pulls off thriller

In a match of twists, turns and subplots the experience of Dan Christian proved the decisive factor amid tension and umpiring controversy
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Melbourne, Dan Christian


Almost 100 fewer million-dollar suburbs in Australia after house price falls

Nearly 100 suburbs around Australia are no longer members of the "million-dollar club" after steep drops in house and unit prices.Suburbs in southwest Sydney and Melbourne's inner ring have been impacted the most after falls of... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, Sydney, Melbourne


Tony Mokbel: prisoners accused of stabbing convicted drug lord fear for safety

Two young inmates have been charged with attempted murder of Mokbel, who is still in a serious conditionTwo young men accused of the jail-yard stabbing of convicted drug lord Tony Mokbel fear for their safety, with lawyers citing “high tension” at the prison.Mokbel, 53, remains in a serious condition in Royal Melbourne Hospital after he was stabbed at Barwon Prison in an attack that allegedly involved makeshift knives. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, Victoria, Melbourne, Crime - Australia, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Barwon Prison, Mokbel, Tony Mokbel


Lawyer X: police informants included lawyers and court clerks, inquiry told

Royal commissioner describes identities speculated about since police revealed ‘Informer 3838’ not their only sourceA court clerk, two legal secretaries, a solicitor, a former solicitor, a “self-proclaimed legal adviser” and a lawyer who has since died all acted as police informants or community sources while police fought to prevent the identification of the Melbourne gangland source Lawyer X, a royal commission has heard.Commissioner Margaret McMurdo described the positions of the six informan...
Tags: Australia news, Australian police and policing, Victoria, Melbourne, Law (Australia, Margaret McMurdo, Lawyer X


Domain posts $156m loss after Sydney and Melbourne property listings slump

CEO of real estate classifieds business says first-half result is ‘in line with expectations’Domain has slumped to a $156.4 million first-half loss and declared a large impairment due to a drop in listings in Sydney and Melbourne’s stumbling property markets.The real estate classifieds business declared a $178.8m non-cash goodwill impairment and lower listing volumes meant that, even stripping out the one-off hit, profit for the six months to December 30 dropped 14.2%. Continue reading...
Tags: Housing, Australia news, Sydney, Melbourne, Business (Australia


Music Industry Veterans Launch Global Sweetshop Management, Marketing Agency

New integrated talent management and digital marketing agency Sweetshop has launched with offices in Los Angeles, London, Shanghai, Bangkok, Auckland, Sydney, and Melbourne. The company was founded by CEO Angus Imlach, who previously served as the LA-based talent director at Crowdmix, while its core team includes the likes of former international marketing director for Universal Music, Jamie Hole, artist manager and festival curator Ross Patel, and music publicist Dave Morley. Hole, wh...
Tags: Music, UK, La, Marketing, Ed Sheeran, Universal, Melbourne, Glastonbury, Music Business, Bruce Houghton, Capitol, Morley, Patel, Secret Garden Party, Eton Messy, John Newman


The rebirth of Ipoh Old Town

Ipoh in Malaysia has experienced a reversal of fortunes after decades of economic decline and tourism obscurity. I first went to Ipoh in 2010, and after visiting again in 2019 I can say its revival is real. My first visit was when I was on my way to Pangkor Island. Rather than go straight through from KL I stopped in Ipoh. It’s also a travel hub for onward travel to the Cameron Highlands. None of the guesthouses I was staying at in Malaysia had mentioned anything about Ipoh, but I always like...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Malaysia, New York Times, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Macau, Lonely Planet, Travel Blog, Kl, Penang, Ipoh, Saigon


A lack of batting marvels at Docklands ground

Like the MCG, the drop-in trays at the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne have created a mixed bag of tracks this season. But the bowlers are not complaining
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Docklands, Melbourne, MCG, Marvel Stadium


Hakeem al-Araibi: power, politics, football and the will of the people

The footballer’s plight crossed lines of international diplomacy, human rights, the Arab Spring, sport and domestic politics Before Hakeem al-Araibi walked into Melbourne airport’s arrivals area, into the hordes of waiting media and supporters, he stopped in the duty free shop to buy his wife some perfume.It had been 77 days since they’d been alone together. Seventy-seven days since their planned honeymoon to Thailand’s beaches was stopped before it began, as Thai authorities met the couple as t...
Tags: Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Melbourne, Bahrain, Bangkok, Interpol, Hakeem al-Araibi


16 Favorite Solid Marble Kitchen Backsplashes, for Maximum Drama

We’re not into drama, but when it comes to kitchen designs featuring dramatic, solid marble backsplashes, we’re on board 110 percent. Here are a few of our favorite marble-clad kitchens pulled from our archives and beyond. Above: This British inspired kitchen has counters topped with Carrara marble that continue as a backsplash. For more, see Plain English in Brooklyn Heights: A Very Proper Elizabeth Roberts Townhouse Remodel. Photograph by Dustin Aksland, courtesy of Elizabeth Roberts Archit...
Tags: Books, London, Matthew Williams, Brooklyn, Paris, Melbourne, Vermont, north London, Victor, Kitchens, Marble, Brooklyn Heights, Jersey City, Elizabeth Roberts, Dustin Aksland, Carrara


16 Favorite Solid Kitchen Marble Backsplashes for Maximum Drama

We’re not into drama, but when it comes to kitchen designs featuring dramatic, solid marble backsplashes, we’re on board 110 percent. Here are a few of our favorite marble-clad kitchens pulled from our archives and beyond. Above: This British inspired kitchen has counters topped with Carrara marble that continue as a backsplash. For more, see Plain English in Brooklyn Heights: A Very Proper Elizabeth Roberts Townhouse Remodel. Photograph by Dustin Aksland, courtesy of Elizabeth Roberts Archit...
Tags: Books, London, Matthew Williams, Brooklyn, Paris, Melbourne, Vermont, north London, Victor, Kitchens, Marble, Brooklyn Heights, Jersey City, Calcutta, Elizabeth Roberts, Dustin Aksland


Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton fires ominous warning to 2019 title rivals

Lewis Hamilton has delivered an ominous warning to his Formula One rivals by vowing to improve on his almost flawless championship-winning campaign.Hamilton emerged from his winter hibernation at Silverstone on Wednesday to see the Mercedes he hopes will fire him to a sixth world title.The 34-year-old British driver delivered the season of his career, winning 11 of the 21 races, to beat Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and secure his fifth championship with two rounds to spare last year.And as he...
Tags: News, America, Barcelona, Lewis Hamilton, Ferrari, Melbourne, Sebastian Vettel, Mercedes, Hamilton, SilverStone, Kelly Slater, Lewis, Toto Wolff, Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes Lewis Hamilton


10 Easy Pieces: Colorful Tray Tables

Lately I’ve been having this problem: my cell phone alarm goes off in the morning, and, as I fumble around with half-open eyes, I knock it (or a glass of water or my jewelry or my watch) on the floor. Like most household quandaries, this one can be solved with a tray; so I’m planning to swap my regular bedside table for a tray table. Tray tables have come a long way in recent years; a new array available in a rainbow of powder-coated hues will bring order—and style—to your life. Above: The HA...
Tags: Books, Sweden, Color, Green, Furniture, Ikea, Melbourne, Pink, Bordeaux, Side Tables, Tables, Melbourne Australia, Wayfair, Jardin, Storage Solutions, 10 Easy Pieces


10 Easy Pieces: Color-Coated Tray Tables

Lately I’ve been having this problem: my cell phone alarm goes off in the morning and fumbling with half-open eyes, I knock it (or a glass of water or my jewelry or my watch) on the floor. Like most household quandaries, I believe it can be solved with a tray; so I’m planning to swap my regular bedside table for a tray table. Tray tables have come a long way in recent years from colorless and always-midcentury to a rainbow of powder coated color and styles. Here are 10 new ones to bring color—an...
Tags: Books, Sweden, Color, Green, Furniture, Ikea, Melbourne, Pink, Bordeaux, Side Tables, Tables, Melbourne Australia, Wayfair, Jardin, Storage Solutions, 10 Easy Pieces


Woods names Stricker, Couples, Johnson as Presidents Cup assistants

First-time US Presidents Cup captain Tiger Woods on Wednesday named the experienced Fred Couples, Steve Stricker and Zach Johnson as three of his assistants for the showdown against the International team in Melbourne later this year. The 14-time major champion tapped former captains Couples and Stricker, while injecting new blood to the leadership team in the shape of the former Open Championship and Masters winner Johnson for the December 12-15 event. "Having competed with Tiger in the Preside...
Tags: News, Golf, Melbourne, Johnson, Zach Johnson, Stricker, Fred Couples Steve Stricker


Active Boomers Guide to Melbourne

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Tags: Travel, Australia, Melbourne, Oceania, Active Travel


Soccer Player Who Faced Extradition From Thailand to Bahrain Is Back in Australia

Hakeem al-Araibi, who has refugee status in Australia, said he faced torture if sent back to Bahrain, his native country. He returned to Melbourne on Tuesday after Thai authorities released him.
Tags: News, Australia, Thailand, Melbourne, Bahrain, Extradition, Politics And Government, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Hakeem Al Araibi, Araibi, Hakeem al


Refugee footballer makes triumphant return to Australia

Melbourne (AFP) – Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi made a triumphant return to Australia Tuesday, ending a two month ordeal that saw him jailed in Thailand and threatened with forced return to his native Bahrain. A... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Australia, Sport, Thailand, Soccer, Melbourne, Bahrain, Afp, Hakeem Al Araibi


Hakeem al-Araibi arrives in Australia to hero's welcome

Wife of refugee thanks supporters for helping to secure his release as family call on Bahrain to ‘drop all the fabricated charges’Hakeem al-Araibi has arrived in Melbourne, 77 days after he was arrested in Thailand on an Interpol red notice, drawing global condemnation and a campaign to see him freed.The 25-year-old walked through the gates to cheers and a waiting group of supporters wearing t-shirts emblazoned with his name, as well as a throng of media, friends, and supporters. Continue readin...
Tags: Human Rights, Australia, Football, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Australia sport, Refugees, Melbourne, Bahrain, Interpol, Hakeem al-Araibi


Hakeem al-Araibi’s family express ‘indescribable joy’ at footballer’s release

Wife of refugee thanks supporters for helping to secure his release as family call on Bahrain to ‘drop all the fabricated charges’Hakeem al-Araibi’s family has thanked the international community for securing his release from potential extradition to Bahrain, a country he fled after he was imprisoned and tortured.In a statement provided to Guardian Australia, they said they were “heartened” to see pictures of his release, but urged the world not to turn away from those still unjustly detained in...
Tags: Human Rights, Football, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Australia sport, Refugees, Melbourne, Bahrain, Hakeem al-Araibi