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Scotland’s stunning Outer Hebrides will leave you in awe

by on March 17, 2022 0
This article is sponsored by Visit Outer Hebrides. Emma Simmonds March 17, 2022 Princes Beach (Coilleag a’Phrionnsa), Eriskay / Photo: James Smith Immerse yourself in the fascinating history and intoxicating mystery of these magical islands Whether you’re looking for a stimulating or relaxing getaway, you really can’t beat the Outer Hebrides in Scotland. Situated... Read More

GREEK AUSTRALIANS IN THEIR IMAGE: Dr Con Castan

by on March 13, 2022 0
Greek City Times is proud to present a weekly historical snapshotfrom the archives of the national project “In Their Own Image: Greek Australians”by photographer Effy Alexakis and historian Leonard Janiszewski. DR CON CASTAN Since the 1960s, the study of Greek-Australian literature has developed steadily. One of those who carried out his academic investigation during... Read More

MCG State Memorial Date Set for March 30

by on March 8, 2022 0
Loading Warne’s famous singing friends Chris Martin and Ed Sheeran are eager to attend and might perform. Mick Jagger was also touted as a potential entrant. Mr Andrews said details of the memorial service were still being finalized, including the need to follow all COVID-19 health and safety protocols. He said there would be... Read More

This sapphire always shines brightly

by on March 8, 2022 0
Back Home: Laurel Robinson is back on Yorta Yorta Country. Photo by Megan Fisher Long before Sapphires graced the big screens around the world, winning 26 awards and 27 nominations, the singers were just locals from Shepparton. Yorta women Yorta Beverly Briggs, Naomi Mayers, Lois Peeler and Laurel Robinson composed the original sapphires and... Read More

Rare historic mansion in listed South Yarra

by on March 3, 2022 0
Let’s cut to the chase. The sublime, sophisticated, whimsical, yet beautifully rock-solid vision that is 62 Park Street, South Yarra, is one of the loveliest places we’ve seen in some time. Come here to Askew House for the exquisite stonework, stay for… well, everything else. The property has been renovated by interior designer Julie... Read More

Neometro Secures Next Apartment Development Site

by on March 3, 2022 0
Design-focused Melbourne developer Neometro returns to the St Kilda area, securing a prime development site for almost $22 million. The sprawling 5,008m² site in St Kilda East at 97 Alma Road was purchased by Neometro just before Christmas. Neometro Director James Tutton said 2021 was a very significant growth year for Neometro. “We made... Read More

Bolton Clarke is now Australia’s largest not-for-profit aged care provider

by on February 28, 2022 0
Bolton Clarke has announced that it has completed the acquisition of residential aged care provider Allity, becoming Australia’s largest not-for-profit provider. The acquisition supports Bolton Clarke’s strategy to extend its reach nationally, with the acquisition of Allity increasing its presence in QLD, NSW, VIC and SA. Last month, Bolton Clarke announced it had strengthened... Read More

Geelong Private Medical Center resold

by on February 28, 2022 0
The Geelong property contains 4937 square meters of land area and 174 parking lots. A Chinese syndicate has sold the Geelong Private Medical Center held for five years. The four-story asset, 73-79 Little Ryrie Street, sources say is trading with a Melbourne investor for just over $30 million, reflecting a market yield of less... Read More

48 hours in Melbourne and how to spend them all

by on February 25, 2022 0
Planning a sneaky weekend in Melbourne? World-class restaurants, independent retailers and Australia’s trendiest suburbs, there’s plenty to love. This article is brought to you by Jack Daniel’s – Make It Count. Planning a sneaky weekend in Melbourne? Home to world-class restaurants, independent retailers and some of Australia’s trendiest suburbs, there’s plenty to occupy your... Read More

VFL Practice Match Report: Carlton v Sandringham

by on February 24, 2022 0
THE CARLTON Reserves put on a valiant performance against Sandringham but ultimately fell short by 24 points. After the visitors burst blocks, the Blues well and truly went into the third term, drawing a solitary point leading into the final term. However, the Saints finished the game as the stronger of both sides, ultimately... Read More

After 21 years, Pay-What-You-Can restaurant Lentil As Anything is closing its three Melbourne locations

by on February 18, 2022 0
After 21 years, pay-what-you-can vegan restaurant Lentil As Anything will close its three Melbourne locations at the end of the month. The news comes after Sydney’s only store, which opened in 2014, suddenly closed in January. Chef and manager Nishat Merchant arrived at work to find the locks had been changed. “It’s like there... Read More

Enough personnel, PM, show leadership

by on February 14, 2022 0
A cycle to savorWill Wagner’s Ring cycle be staged in Bendigo? Bring it on! The Adelaide Rings of 1998 and 2004 worked so well because the city was large enough to capture the spirit of the event (relevant museum exhibitions, lectures, dining in cafes and restaurants adjacent to the theater etc.) and yet small... Read More

Power and passion in the spotlight at one of the All Stars rugby league events

by on February 13, 2022 0
No double vaccination certificate and negative RAT? Forbidden entry. Earlier on Saturday, the service at St Kilda Shule was presided over by a respected rabbi Yaakov Glasman. Hebrew Congregation of Melbourne, this could have been yours! Leon’s father, the king of packaging Visy Antoine Pratt, and mother, Claudine Revere(as well as sister Lily) created... Read More

Photos Age of the week, February 13, 2022

by on February 12, 2022 0
Photos Age of the week, February 13, 2022 Photos Age of the week, February 13, 2022 We’re sorry, this service is currently unavailable. Please try again later. To reject Skip to section navigationSkip to contentSkip to footer 20 Pictures Follow us on twitter The Age of Twitter Photography Do you like our photos? Selected... Read More

Myrtha Pools Announces Appointment of New Business Development Manager for Australia and New Zealand

by on February 10, 2022 0
Myrtha Pools has welcomed Yvette Audet as the new Business Development Manager for Australia and New Zealand. Well known in the aquatics industry, Audet brings its expertise and networks to the international leader in swimming pool construction and will work with the long-established Myrtha Pools team in Australia and New Zealand to develop the... Read More

Open now: February

by on February 7, 2022 0
Ploos – Sydney, New South Wales Nestled in a row of heritage-listed warehouses in Campbell’s Cove, and just three meters from the water, you’ll find Ploos. Chef and restaurateur Peter Conistis’ new venture, Ploos (which translates to ‘sails’ in Greek) is a take on South Aegean cuisine. Peter, who is the mastermind behind Alpha,... Read More

F*CKING ANCIENT comes to Adelaide Fringe Festival

by on February 4, 2022 0
Maggie McCormack (Marriage, Hearth Theatre; The Will, Anthropocene Play Company) became tormented and obsessed with not aging in her late teens. Botox, lasers, skincare, wigs, fasting, and even a few trips to the plastic surgeon, all while embarking on a spiritual journey that took her in the opposite direction. Towards its timelessness as a... Read More

Ten must-see homes for sale in Victoria right now

by on February 4, 2022 0
Make an appointment to inspect this selection of must-see properties. 13 Caraar Creek Lane, Mornington VIC 3931 Hugging Beleura Hill, this glamorous trophy home boasts stunning coastal views with the town looming in the distance. The living areas, terrace and wrap-around pool make the most of the view. Designed to entertain, the home features... Read More

Neometro’s Nine Wilson Ave, Brunswick Apartments, Secure the Wave of Quick Sales

by on February 1, 2022 0
Design-focused Melbourne developer Neometro has seen early success at Nine Wilson Ave, their latest apartment project in Brunswick’s Jewell Station Village, a multi-stage development that began in 2016. Over 35% of the 73 apartments on offer were purchased during the traditionally quiet Christmas holiday period. Neometro sales manager Andrew Steele said sales were pretty... Read More

Benyue Kitchen Review Aberfeldie Review 2022

by on January 30, 2022 0
Address 365 Buckley Street Aberfeldie, CIV 3040 See the map Opening hours Wed-Mon noon-10:30 p.m. Characteristics Licensed, Accepts reservations Prices Moderate (dishes $20 to $40) Payments eftpos, Visa, Mastercard Call 03 9337 1991 There is no business like show business, but a family business is better. Melbourne has dozens of must-visit restaurants to prove... Read More

Pontoon in St Kilda

by on January 18, 2022 0
Pontoon is a glamorous model posing as a breezy beach hut. George Livissianis’ layout, whose stamp is on hip Sydney Apollo joints and the Dolphin Hotel, strikes a nautical-yet-pleasant Scandinavian vibe with consummate ease. Thick rope is wrapped around pillars on the deck, gazing down at the beach a few feet away, while inside... Read More

Wonderful Melbourne – Indian Link

by on January 16, 2022 0
Reading time: 5 minutes Melbourne has an energy that you will feel just by being there. From an ever-changing skyline to great restaurants, a bustling bustling bar scene, street art and vibrant cultural districts, Melbourne is an exciting destination that’s easy to explore on foot or by tram. Here is a guide to what... Read More

Best Gluten Free Restaurants Melbourne 2022

by on January 12, 2022 0
For those with dietary restrictions, this is truly a golden age of dining as the prevalence of menu options and designated locations that can accommodate everything from allergies to intolerances. The gluten-free trend is a serious issue for many people and finding quality dining options can be a tricky feat; luckily for those involved,... Read More

Fairy visit, and much more

by on January 11, 2022 0
Fun in the Sun: A visit to the beach is always fun to include on a family day trip. Photo by asfg Isn’t it a perfect summer for day trips? Everything is possible. It’s neither too hot nor too cold and there has been enough rain to keep everything looking lush, green and inviting.... Read More

AFLW Season 6 Begins

by on January 7, 2022 0
The AFL has communicated a revised set of protocols to AFLW clubs for all players and essential staff ahead of the first round of the NAB AFL 2022 women’s season which begins tonight. The revised protocols put precautionary measures in place and are designed to minimize risk to clubs, players, officials and the community... Read More

NEWSPORT DAILY – Developer Gurner is not abandoning presence in Port Douglas

by on January 6, 2022 0
This created the opportunity for a proposal with an increased building height that is still able to fit appropriately into the wider landscape and maintain the visual characteristics of the area. The proposed development is “assessable development” as defined in Article 44 of the Land Use Planning Act 2016 and therefore requires assessment against... Read More

Place your bets – The Melbourne Cup

by on December 31, 2021 0
Australians love to punt, especially on Melbourne Cup day on Tuesday, November 7, when the whole nation stops to watch 24 horses race through hell for leather over two miles. Imagine the Grand National, but without the bell towers, and you will understand why the race is so important. This year’s Emirates Melbourne Cup... Read More

Prime Property: Melbourne’s Best Suburbs

by on December 30, 2021 0
Melbourne is often recognized as one of the best cities to live | Source: Getty Images Frequently on the list of the world’s most livable cities, Melbourne has rightly earned a reputation as a culturally vibrant, exciting and beautiful place to live. Characterized by a thriving cafe culture and culinary scene, people of Melbourne... Read More

Skipping Girl complex sold to developer

by on December 21, 2021 0
Skipping Girl Place occupies a 2,971 square meter block on the banks of the Yarra River. Little Audrey – also known as the Vinegar Skipping Girl Sign – will be attached to a taller tower as part of longer-term plans from its new owner, Orled Properties. The National Trust-listed exhibit and the three-story building... Read More

Gurner and Qualitas unveil $300m build-to-let tower in St Kilda

by on December 15, 2021 0
After completing a fundraising campaign, the Gurner-Qualitas partnership has a war chest of $1.2 billion to accelerate the construction of 1,700 apartments and finance the acquisition of other assets to be built in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. “With strong demand expected from institutional investors for high-quality built-to-let assets over the coming years, our goal... Read More

Roger Squires obituary | Philosophy

by on December 14, 2021 0
My husband, Roger Squires, who died at the age of 81, was an academic philosopher who studied and taught at the University of St Andrews for over 35 years. Roger, the son of newsagents Minnie (née Deeming) and Frank Squires, was born and raised in the small mining village of Polesworth, Warwickshire and Nuneaton,... Read More

A good investment for Sand Hill Road

by on December 10, 2021 0
Melbourne-based hotel group Sand Hill Road has owned and operated a dozen different hotels over the years. Four years ago he relaunched St Kilda’s iconic Hotel Esplanade, affectionately known as Espy. The iconic live music venue hosts comedy shows, live music and DJ sets on three stages. According to the group’s co-founder, Andy Mullins,... Read More

Barwon rushes to the tower of St Kilda Road

by on December 8, 2021 0
The St Kilda Road office contains 7,207 square meters over 12 floors. Barwon Investment Partners has acquired 607 St Kilda Road for its Healthcare Property Fund (HPF). The price – C $ 75 million – exceeds expectations by about 10%, valuing each square meter of building area at more than $ 10,100. It also... Read More

Middle Brighton Pier open for summer

by on December 7, 2021 0
The wait is over for lovers of sunset walks, swimming and sailing with vital repairs to Middle Brighton Pier now complete and public access restored in time for summer. A ten-month work program reinforced a 340-meter section of pier piles and ties and replaced deteriorating deck hatches between the foreshore and the entrance to... Read More

Break down barriers to access to the beach

by on December 7, 2021 0
Our free program aims to remove the barriers preventing people with disabilities from enjoying a day at the beach and has been strongly supported by the Port Melbourne and St Kilda Rescue Clubs and Life Saving Victoria since 2017. Paul Mapley, executive committee member of the Port Melbourne Life Saving Club, said club volunteers... Read More

Pizzeria Di Stasio | Carlton

by on December 6, 2021 0
Di Stasio Pizzeria promises chic and relaxed neighborhood meals with a few glamorous touches Melbourne’s (very) long and repetitive COVID-19 shutdowns gave Rinaldo “Ronnie” Di Stasio and Mallory Wall enough time to plan their third location, Di Stasio Pizzeria, in Carlton. Considering that Cafe Di Stasio in St Kilda has been buzzing since 1988... Read More

Middle Brighton Pier reopens in time for summer

by on December 5, 2021 0
The Andrews Labor government has completed repair and strengthening work on Middle Brighton Pier, with the local attraction reopening to the community in time for the summer. Completion of the jetty follows an extensive 10-month work program to reinforce a 340-meter section between the foreshore and the entrance to the marina and replace deteriorated... Read More

Eat Drink Design Awards nominate Melbourne’s best bars and restaurants

by on December 3, 2021 0
This year’s Eat Drink Design Awards winners have been announced, with Melbourne venues topping four categories. The awards recognize innovation and excellence in restaurants, bars, cafes, hotels and retail spaces, especially after two extremely difficult years for the industry. “If there was a general trend among this year’s entries, we can see strong evidence... Read More

Australia’s sexiest bar, cafe, restaurant and hotel designs honored at 2021 Eat Drink Design Awards

by on December 3, 2021 0
Each year, the Eat Drink Design Awards judge the best hotel interior designs made during the previous year. Due to the pandemic, this year’s awards cover design projects completed between July 2019 and June 2021. When the shortlist was dropped in August, jury chair Cassie Hansen, editor-in-chief of Artichoke magazine, said the shortlisted venues... Read More

Bolton Clarke goes electric with Ohmie GO

by on November 30, 2021 0
Bolton Clarke became the first retiree village operator to sign with electric vehicle start-up Ohmie GO to provide an electric mobility solution to residents. Ohmie GO is an electric vehicle sharing company that allows people to access recent models of cars, bikes and vans near their building, usually booked on an hourly basis. Under... Read More

The Prince Hotel

by on November 23, 2021 0
Over the years, the hotel formerly known as the Prince of Wales has embodied the character of St Kilda in one building, somewhat absorbing the eclectic personalities of the area into one cohesive body. In a previous life, the top floor housed a seedy boutique hotel. Just below, the Circa Hotel’s restaurant was a... Read More