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Melbourne & Sydney Win C40 Award For Best Building Energy Efficiency Project Of 2016

Mark Watts | Posted 12.01.2016 | Green
Mark Watts

Melbourne & Sydney were honoured today at an awards ceremony in Mexico City. The C40 Cities Awards recognize the world's most inspiring and innovative...

Expats Rank Melbourne Top City -- with Sydney Close Behind

Malte Zeeck | Posted 11.22.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

Melbourne tops the list of the best cities to live abroad according to previously unreleased data from the third annual InterNations Expat Insider 201...

Melbourne Is the Top City in the World for Expats

Malte Zeeck | Posted 11.21.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

Melbourne, Houston, and Madrid top the list of the best cities to live abroad in previously unreleased data from the third annual InterNations Expat I...

How to Prepare Yourself for The Melbourne Cup

Courtney Lambert | Posted 10.28.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

Pixabay It's the thundering of hooves against the infamous Flemington Racecourse; tension thick in the air as the most powerful thoroughbreds in th...

The Go Set - United States Tour Fall 2016

Kelly Hager | Posted 09.09.2016 | Entertainment
Kelly Hager

The Go Set, an Australian Irish punk rock/folk band, makes their way to the United States for their highly anticipated 2016 Tour.

30 Megacity Mayors Call Upon G20 for a Climate Safe World

Anne Hidalgo | Posted 09.06.2016 | World
Anne Hidalgo

As the G20 Summit meets in Hangzhou this week, we, mayors of the major cities within the G20, call on our national leaders to work with us to build a ...

These Are The 10 Most Livable Cities In The World

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.19.2016 | HuffPost Home

A safe, stable city, with great schools, rich culture, solid infrastructure and reliable health care might sound like a place that’s hard to find. B...

How civil servants can save the planet - an example

Apolitical | Posted 08.11.2016 | Impact

Despite the ongoing and often exhilarating progress on clean technologies - from carbon capture and storage to lab-grown hamburgers - we know that the...

Where to Find the Best Australian Fashion Boutiques

Shoptiques | Posted 06.25.2016 | Travel

Spring has officially come and gone, with summer patiently waiting on our doorstep. As we welcome summer with open arms, we find ourselves dreaming of...

24hourproject : Three Stories from Three Cities

Grryo | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts

This wasn't the only unexpected situation I had to face during the marathon. For instance, I found no living soul in the 24 hour supermarket, and a military parade in the most famous square of the city, piazza Duomo, right where I had planned to shoot people idly sitting on the churchyard.

Top Five Date Ideas in Australia

Loren Browne | Posted 05.24.2016 | Travel
Loren Browne

I'm on the mission to find the best places around the world to go on a date. Australia is one of the furthest places I have traveled to, but it was we...

Melbourne to Offer a New Home to US Corporations if Trump Wins

Carbonated.TV | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics

Australia doesn't like Trump and local government is taking a stand in the event that Republican candidate Donald Trump is elected to office this Nove...

Moomba in Melbourne: Asia in Ascendancy and the Decline of Labour in Oz Part I

Lawrence Diller, M.D. | Posted 03.21.2016 | World
Lawrence Diller, M.D.

Moomba in Melbourne? If you're not an Aussie I hope you're asking yourself, "What the hell is Moomba?" I suspect a lot of Aussies who live outside o...

There's More To See In Australia Than You Ever Thought Possible

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.19.2016 | Travel

Almost the same size as the continental U.S., Australia has incredible natural wonders and landscapes to discover. And while its west coast and the Ou...

How A Priest Saved Our Honeymoon

Alexii Lardis | Posted 02.08.2016 | Travel
Alexii Lardis

In addition to praying for this good Samaritan, Alex and I will be making a donation to the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra (I have a huge feeling that Father James is from there although I can't be certain) in his name.

Our 5-Step Recipe for Social Change

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 12.10.2015 | Impact
Alessandro Demaio

Written by friends and colleagues, Dr Alessandro Demaio and Dr Mats Junek of festival21. Born after 1980, we are the generation who witnessed the daw...

Why Paris Won't Happen in Melbourne

Lawrence Diller, M.D. | Posted 12.04.2016 | World
Lawrence Diller, M.D.

Whether in America or Australia, the availability of a good public education allows children of immigrants to get to a solid middle class standing within a generation. Besides adding to the productivity and richness of these societies, this filial advancement acts as a tonic to the challenges and frustrations of the newly arrived immigrants to either country.

On Fast Tracking Melbourne's Sustainability Commitments

Robert Doyle | Posted 12.02.2016 | Impact
Robert Doyle

At the City of Melbourne, we're committed to achieving Zero Net Emissions by 2020, and we have a target to source 25 percent of the municipality's electricity from renewables by 2018. We currently source 12 percent of our energy from renewables across the municipality.

This Woman Got A Surprise Baby Shower From Oprah -- Here's What It Taught Her

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.25.2015 | OWN

When Oprah announced that she was taking "The Oprah Winfrey Show" to Australia in 2010, there were few people more excited than ultimate viewer and Vi...

Woman Accused Of Riding Sea Turtle Arrested In Florida

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.05.2015 | Crime

Sea you in jail. One of two women accused of brazenly riding a sea turtle in July was arrested Saturday in Melbourne, Florida, police said. Police app...

Dachshunds Participate In The Doggone Cutest Race Ever For Charity

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.22.2015 | Good News

This may not be the most competitive race you've ever seen, but it most certainly is the cutest. A group of more than 50 dachshunds participated in t...

Clever Octopus Vanishes Into Homemade Quicksand

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 09.21.2015 | Science

Octopuses are the magicians of the sea. These 8-armed escape artists have been known to mimic sea snakes, open closed jars from the inside, and use co...

Melbourne Named 'World's Most Livable City' For The 5th Year In A Row

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.20.2015 | HuffPost Home

Melbourne, Australia is the "most livable city in the world" for the fifth straight year, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2015 Global L...

Top 10 Tips for Capturing the Spirit of Australia

College Tourist | Posted 08.13.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

I was lucky enough to study abroad this past semester at The University of Melbourne. During my four months on exchange, I was able to live like a local in Melbourne, and travel to many different cities on weekends.

People In Melbourne Are Sending Loving Emails To Their Favorite Trees, And It's Delightful

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 07.16.2015 | Good News

This may be the greatest display of arboreal affection since The Giving Tree. Nature-loving citizens from Melbourne, Australia -- and beyond -- are us...