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|Archived Since:||August 30, 2011|
Subject to some relatively minor amendments, the City of Yarra last night voted to approve their revised policy for food trucks, which will allow for greater flexibility for operators. Read the 21 May agenda (197kb.pdf) and the foodShow More Summary
Back in February I decided to find out if I was eligible to submit articles for publication to The Conversation. Promoted as the contemporary, relevant voice of academia, The Conversation is not quite that. It is the mouthpiece for people employed at research institutions. Show More Summary
The Birmingham hotel has had a poor recent past. Live music has come and gone, a campaign proclaiming ‘it’s not shit anymore‘ a few years ago didn’t last and it slipped into irrelevance before closing. Now it has reopened after a complete...Show More Summary
Yes I know it was last week but I only found this portrait yesterday. It’s in the laneway running parallel to and just east of Nicholson St between Westgarth and Leicester streets. … Fitzroyalty - hyperlocal news about Melbourne's first suburb: Fitzroy 3065 by Brian Ward is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 Australia License.
The following information is fresh in via email from a reader who says he made an enquiry to the City of Yarra about what food trucks need to do to operate from private property. I’ll quote the email verbatim: I’ve been reading yourShow More Summary
This post is about the circumstances that resulted in a school buying, then unexpectedly selling, a cinema building within a few years, with the sale apparently driven primarily by negative public opinion expressed through social media. Show More Summary
I received a response to the questions I asked the City of Yarra that were included in my previous post about the issue of the legality of food trucks trading to the public from provate property. First, the City of Yarra says that no planning permits have been issued to allow food trucks to trade on private property. Show More Summary
The consultation period for people to comment on the new draft rules for food trucks in Yarra has closed. The City of Yarra website article on the issue has not been updated with details on which forthcoming meeting will have the issue on its agenda, so the issue has an indefinite future. Show More Summary
A man used a pseudonymous Twitter account to make a sexist comment about a woman. The woman took offence. She knew his real name. She presumably could do little to obtain a retraction or apology from him, and was dissatisfied with this. Show More Summary
Some time ago, perhaps a year or a bit more, I bought 4 Woolworths ‘essentials’ brand AAA 800mAh NiMH rechargeable batteries, made in China, from Woolworths on Smith St in Fitzroy. They recently failed to charge and are dead. NiMH rechargeable...Show More Summary
This is on Victoria St near the corner of Brunswick St. Glitter camel cum is so hot right now. … Fitzroyalty - hyperlocal news about Melbourne's first suburb: Fitzroy 3065 by Brian Ward is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 Australia License.
This is one business closure I am genuinely sad about, because I walked past yesterday wearing boots bought at Shoe Fitz to discover they are closing. I’m hearing more and more comments from locals that retail is seriously struggling...Show More Summary
Dear ATO, I looked at a role you are currently advertising for a Legal writer to translate complex taxation rules into plain language to help the charity and not for profit sector comply with tax law. I understand the purpose of the role. Show More Summary
Masak Masak is a new casual Malaysian eatery on Smith St in a space where a couple of generic cafes have previously failed. In reinvigorating the space and changing its use I think it will do well, because there’s been nothing else like...Show More Summary
About two months ago Clementine Ford and I had a brief conversation on Twitter, which is reproduced below. Since then, I have been languidly gathering examples for Ford to illustrate my claim that a significant amount of Daily Life‘s content has been recycled from other, more interesting, websites. Show More Summary
If like me you’re looking for a job, you’re probably signed up to receiving emails for specific keyword searches from Seek and the Victorian government employment site, and you’re browsing jobs listed on Linkedin and other sites. Many...Show More Summary
Attribution of authorship in the reuse of copyrighted content is important because it recognises the moral rights content creators have in their work, which is basically the right to be identified as the creator of the work regardless...Show More Summary
There was a fire in the kitchen of The Commoner restaurant on Johnston St last night. Chef Adam Lister reports that the fire was caused by an electrical fault in the oven. The restaurant was closed at the time, and it reports on Twitter...Show More Summary
I am an Australian who loves F1. I attend the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne each year and am there for every minute of every session. Practice 1 on Friday is my favourite session of the year. As the Australian Grand Prix has been...Show More Summary
These are on the wall between Leicester and Westgarth streets. … Fitzroyalty - hyperlocal news about Melbourne's first suburb: Fitzroy 3065 by Brian Ward is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 Australia License.