University of Melbourne posts $147 million surplus but says tough times not over

Loading Meanwhile, new research from Australian National University reveals many domestic university students actually did better financially during the pandemic than if COVID-19 had never reached Australia. International students, on the other hand, suffered longer financial hardship. Overseas students lost their jobs in large numbers at the beginning of the pandemic, but unlike domestic students …

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More Than Two Million Passengers Pass Through Melbourne Airport In May

Melbourne Airport handled over two million passengers in May – around three-quarters of May 2019 numbers. Passenger numbers were slightly down on April’s figures when a stellar Easter holiday period inflated numbers. However, the airport notes international airlines and passengers are returning, providing a more diverse mix of customers and a solid foundation for growth …

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APH recruits Accor to run AU$50 million Melbourne development

Hospitality company Accor has been selected as the operator for a AU$50 million APH Holding boutique hotel development in Melbourne’s inner east suburb of Hawthorn. The 7-level Novotel Melbourne Hawthorn, which is expected to open in the first quarter of 2024, will feature 87 rooms and suites, a private health club, meeting rooms, premium food …

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Melbourne store celebrates after selling $40 million winning ticket

It has been a day of celebration at Sunshine Marketplace Lotto in Melbourne’s west after it sold Powerball’s $40 million winning ticket.The player, from St Albans, held one of two division one winning entries nationally, splitting the $80 million jackpot with a New South Wales player. The lucky woman was gifted the $40 million Powerball …

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Powerball Lotto winner: Melbourne woman’s plans for $40 million

A Melbourne woman who was gifted a winning Lotto ticket has revealed the selfless way she plans to spend the staggering $40 million jackpot. A woman who was gifted a winning Lotto ticket has revealed how she plans to spend the life-changing $40 million Powerball prize. The woman, from St Albans in Melbourne, selflessly said …

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Crown Melbourne Could Face A $100 Million Fine Over Chinese Bank Card Scheme

The Crown Melbourne is in hot water after participating in an arrangement that allowed funds to be illegally transferred from China. Victoria’s Gambling and Casino Control Commission have launched disciplinary proceedings against the Crown Melbourne over claims the casino developed a system to evade Chinese currency restrictions to allow for the illegal transfer of money. …

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Australia holidays: Plan a winter break in Melbourne

The people -watching and manchego croquetas all add to the European feel of Melbourne’s MoVida Next Door. Photo / Visit Victoria Compile a list of Melbourne descriptors and “European” will always rank highly. Si, this city of 5.1 million is, in truth, a gloriously multicultural beast, built on the traditional land of the Wurundjeri and …

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Horse racing: Elephant to kick off new campaign in Melbourne

Sport 7 Feb, 2022 07:27 AM4 minutes to read Fan favourite Elephant is headed across the Tasman. Bruno Cannatelli Fan favourite Elephant is headed across the Tasman to kick off a new campaign that has him aimed at gaining a start in the A$5 million All Star Mile (1600m) at Flemington on March 19. Trainers …

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