Teaching strength: a father’s quest against modern distractions

Teaching strength: a father’s quest against modern distractions

Becoming a father of two has sharply refocused my lens on the world, especially regarding the myriad of influences vying for my children’s attention.

Monkey Man review

Monkey Man

May 1st, 2024 - Ruby Lowenstein

Business

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The “Swoppy”: Carlton’s “one-stop music shop”

May 1st, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Nestled on Elgin St across two stores, Music Swop Shop has been the go-to spot for music-lovers for more than four decades.

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Gertrude Grocer Carlton

Carlton welcomes Gertrude Grocer

March 27th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

The latest addition to the neighborhood is Gertrude Grocer, operated by a dedicated team offering locally sourced, high-quality goods to the Carlton community.

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End of an era for Carlton’s much-loved La Porchetta

End of an era for Carlton’s much-loved La Porchetta

March 13th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

After nearly four decades of serving up classic Italian cuisine, the original La Porchetta in Carlton North has closed its doors for good, prompting tributes to pour in from customers who shared special memories.

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Neighbourhood pasta bar spreading the southern Italian love

February 28th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Dive into the world of Super Norma; the Italian pasta bar that’s shaking things up on the Rathdowne St strip with southern Italian-inspired dishes served in takeaway noodle boxes.

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Carlton shisha bar seeks late-night liquor licence amid community concern

Carlton shisha bar seeks late-night liquor licence amid community concern

February 28th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The owners of the Balcony Shisha Bar in Carlton have expressed their commitment to working with the community as they apply to extend their service of alcohol until 3am.

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The “Swoppy”: Carlton’s “one-stop music shop”

May 1st, 2024 - Georgie Atkins
Gertrude Grocer Carlton

Carlton welcomes Gertrude Grocer

March 27th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins
La Porchetta Carlton

End of an era for Carlton’s much-loved La Porchetta

March 13th, 2024 - Brendan Rees
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Neighbourhood pasta bar spreading the southern Italian love

February 28th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins
Balcony Shisha Bar Carlton

Carlton shisha bar seeks late-night liquor licence amid community concern

February 28th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Columns

Public Housing demolitions – opposition getting bigger

Public Housing demolitions – opposition getting bigger

May 1st, 2024 - Cory Memery

I reported in my column last month the Victorian Legislative Council had voted to conduct an inquiry into the decision of the state government to demolish all of 44 Melbourne public housing towers.

Local News

Community rallies for Sleep At the ‘G

Community rallies for Sleep At the ‘G

May 14th, 2024 - Ruixue Su

Thousands of people are gearing up for a night under the stars as Sleep at the ‘G returns this year.

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Police hunt e-scooter rider after knocking elderly woman unconscious

May 9th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Police are searching for a man after the e-scooter he was riding struck an 81-year-old woman from behind, leaving her unconscious after she attended an AFL match.

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Future climate leaders to the stage in upcoming Wattle Spotlight events

May 7th, 2024

From VR gaming to political music performances and native bee hotels, young students are developing unique climate solutions for our future. 

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Verdict reserved in class action over demolition of public housing towers

Verdict reserved in class action over demolition of public housing towers

May 1st, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A Supreme Court of Victoria Judge has reserved their decision on the state government’s application to have a class action against the demolition of public housing thrown out.

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Cook to Connect Carlton

Cohealth’s Cook to Connect program empowering local community

May 1st, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

In response to the increasing cost of living, cohealth in partnership with the City of Melbourne has launched a cooking class aimed at helping disadvantaged locals learn to prepare nutritious and affordable meals.

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Community rallies for Sleep At the ‘G

May 14th, 2024 - Ruixue Su
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Police hunt e-scooter rider after knocking elderly woman unconscious

May 9th, 2024 - Brendan Rees
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Future climate leaders to the stage in upcoming Wattle Spotlight events

May 7th, 2024
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Verdict reserved in class action over demolition of public housing towers

May 1st, 2024 - Brendan Rees
Cook to Connect Carlton

Cohealth’s Cook to Connect program empowering local community

May 1st, 2024 - Georgie Atkins
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