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explainer: what legal benefits do married couples have that de facto couples do not?

Explainer: what legal benefits do married couples have that de facto couples do not?

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De facto couples still often have to go to great lengths to prove their relationship, unlike married couples, who need only furnish a marriage certificate. Opponents of marriage equality often say that married...
Supersized Cities: Residents Band Together To Push Back Against Speculative Development Pressures

Supersized cities: residents band together to push back against speculative development pressures

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Thousands of co-housing projects in cities around the world have shown how people can get together to create diverse homes that suit them & their community – this one is in Portland,...
‘ageing in neighbourhood’: what seniors want instead of retirement villages and how to achieve it

‘Ageing in neighbourhood’: what seniors want instead of retirement villages and how to achieve...

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Seniors show pictures of what age-friendly homes and neighbourhoods mean to them. Photograph credit: C Osborne.,  Author provided (No reuse) The COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the need for connection to our local community and...
How To Have A Better Conversation About Australia Day

How to have a better conversation about Australia Day

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Conversations about Australia Day feel so polarised.  David Moir/AAP I’m going to hazard a guess that you’ve found the conversation around changing the date of Australia Day a tad frustrating. There are plenty of loud voices...
Listen To Older Voices : Charles Pallaghy – Part 3

Listen To Older Voices : Charles Pallaghy – Part 3

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Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg. Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our...
The Public Barbie, An Aussie Icon Frozen In Time

The public barbie, an Aussie icon frozen in time

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A public barbecue in Lyndhurst, New South Wales, does the job but could be so much better. Mattinbgn/Wikimedia On Boxing Day, Australia Day, birthdays and other significant cultural or religious celebrations, many of us gather...
Melbourne International Singers Festival 2018 Welcomes Antony Pitts, From The Song Company

Melbourne International Singers Festival 2018 welcomes Antony Pitts, from The Song Company

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In the lead up to our 9th annual Melbourne International Singers Festival, we unfortunately have to advise that due to ill health, Richard Gill AO has to withdraw. Richard very much regrets not being able...
THIS IS HOW TO CREATE SOCIAL HUBS THAT MAKE 20-MINUTE NEIGHBOURHOODS WORK

This is how to create social hubs that make 20-minute neighbourhoods work

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Highton Shopping Village in Geelong.  Leila Farahani, Author provided Successful neighbourhood centres are important as places to meet and for social activity. People’s access to neighbourhood centres and the diversity of buildings and commercial uses found...
Christmas 2017 – The Message Is Simple . . .

Christmas 2017 – The Message is simple . . .

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Christmas 2017 will mean many things to many people. Not everyone in Australia will celebrate Christmas as a religious observation. It may be because it is not part of their religious beliefs or it may...
#metourism: The Hidden Costs Of Selfie Tourism

#MeTourism: the hidden costs of selfie tourism

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Selfie tourism is changing the experience of traveling for many people – and not necessarily in a positive way. Technology has changed the way we travel. Smartphones, travellers’ comments and photos, search engines...