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Mayne: Doyle takes control of town hall, but could there be an appeal?

Mayne: Doyle takes control of town hall, but could there be an appeal?

Stephen MayneMar 23, 2017

Time is running out to counter the Melbourne lord mayor's new-found majority control.

Pride Centre will not limit LGBTI advocacy, chair says

Pride Centre will not limit LGBTI advocacy, chair says

Isabelle AmyMar 22, 2017

Victoria is set to open Australia's first Pride Centre, but will its tenants be limited from lobby the government that funds it? Crikey intern Isabelle Amy.

VicPol caught snooping via fake Facebook profiles, beats hasty retreat

VicPol caught snooping via fake Facebook profiles, beats hasty retreat

Josh Taylor and Sally WhyteMar 17, 20173 Comments

A number of fake Facebook profiles allegedly associated with Victoria Police social media monitoring have been deleted after questions from Crikey.

Reflections on the end of 'Hotel Hell' from a former Gatwick resident

Reflections on the end of 'Hotel Hell' from a former Gatwick resident

Luke WilliamsMar 16, 20173 Comments

It’s now official: after continued pressure from police, politicians and the public, Australia’s most notorious boarding house is closing down.

The limits of 18C: racism is on the rise, and it's not up to judges to stop it

The limits of 18C: racism is on the rise, and it's not up to judges to stop it

Michael BradleyMar 10, 201710 Comments

Laws alone cannot protect our society and its legal system from the corrosive effects of the bile that bigoted sentiment will always place in men’s mouths.

Should Melbourne Council just hold completely new elections?

Should Melbourne Council just hold completely new elections?

Stephen MayneMar 8, 20175 Comments

I gave the judge, who is also president of VCAT, a 4000-word submission opposing the move to remove City of Melbourne councillor Michael Caiafa, writes Stephen Mayne.

Mayne: can the mayor seize control of Melbourne City Council through the courts?

Mayne: can the mayor seize control of Melbourne City Council through the courts?

Stephen MayneFeb 28, 20174 Comments

The delay in selecting an 11th councillor is already influencing decisions at City of Melbourne because it has temporarily given Team Doyle majority control.

Essendon plane crash and the fatal consequences of profit before people

Essendon plane crash and the fatal consequences of profit before people

Ben SandilandsFeb 22, 20176 Comments

Should shopping centres be put so close to airport runways? Should anything?

Rundle: remembering the smell of lamb stew in Fitzroy's badlands

Guy RundleFeb 10, 20178 Comments

Pi.O. wears the uniform of inner-city artists I remember from the '80s, op-shop suit jacket and jeans, but he has the attitude and approach of what someone once called the "four grey-suited men of modernism", writes Guy Rundle.

Mayne: another day, another Labor favour for a billionaire in Melbourne

Mayne: another day, another Labor favour for a billionaire in Melbourne

Stephen MayneFeb 9, 20174 Comments

There is no clear reason why James Packer and Crown Resorts are getting such special treatment.

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