EDITORIAL: We need to starting to talk teal in the same way we think pink
It will be an interesting few days in Ballarat for football fans.
On a morning where the idea of a quick lakeside walk or an even longer bike ride through the region would have sent many scurrying back under the covers, the thought of doing something for a cause did not deter more than 1500 people.
EDITORIAL: The often talked about holy grail of connectivity, the 59 minute train trip to Melbourne, took a small but important step toward a foreseeable reality this week.
EDITORIAL: The latest round of hearings at The Royal Commission into sexual abuse have heard some more big numbers around the blight that afflicted the Catholic Church
An attitude to driving focussed on full and considered responsibility of risks, complex as they may seem across a dozen areas of vulnerability ( causing 95 percent of the road) could help work the Toward-Zero miracle
When the middle east is being torn apart by fanaticism , when a North Korean tyrant gleefully launches the latest missile and a belligerent egotist postures from the White House, we owe it to all mothers not to forget.
Melanie Whelan EDITORIAL: Why it matters how we rock 'n roll this city
EDITORIAL: Recent figures on obesity show some clear patterns; the poorer you are the more likely you are to be overweight or obese. The further you live from Melbourne CBD the worse it becomes. Alongside these figures are the rates of sugary drink consumption which largely mirror this divide. This is a profound problem for regional Victoria.
There comes time in the life of every successful venture where it adapts and survives to be something bigger and possibly better or slowly implodes upon its own success and unwillingness to change. In its twentieth year the Rainbow Serpent Festival has reached that crossroad.
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