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Four Seasons Melbourne to open in skyscraper complex featuring world’s tallest vertical garden
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Four Seasons Melbourne to open in skyscraper complex featuring world’s tallest vertical garden

(CNN) — Imagine a 5.5 kilometer garden path (3.51 miles), about twice the length of New York’s High Line, sprawling up the…
Melbourne joins Sydney in lockdown as COVID-19 spreads in Australia
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Melbourne joins Sydney in lockdown as COVID-19 spreads in Australia

SYDNEY, July 15 (Reuters) – The Australian state of Victoria was ordered into a five-day lockdown on Thursday following a…
City streets drain of life in Australia’s toughest lockdown
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City streets drain of life in Australia’s toughest lockdown

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Melbourne’s usually vibrant downtown streets were draining of signs of life on Wednesday on the eve…
Cardinal Pell lawyers say child sex conviction ‘wrong’
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Cardinal Pell lawyers say child sex conviction ‘wrong’

Lawyers for disgraced Cardinal George Pell claimed Wednesday he remains behind bars for child sex abuse based on “wrong” and…
Fire-hit Australia gets $1.4bn recovery fund as troops deployed
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Fire-hit Australia gets $1.4bn recovery fund as troops deployed

Reserve troops fanned out across fire-ravaged regions in three Australian states on Monday after a horror weekend, as the government…
Military reservists called up as thousands flee Australian fires
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Military reservists called up as thousands flee Australian fires

Up to 3,000 military reservists were called up to tackle Australia’s relentless bushfire crisis on Saturday, as tens of thousands…
Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires
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Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires

A major operation to reach thousands of people stranded in fire-ravaged seaside towns was under way in Australia on Wednesday…
Thousands trapped on Australia beaches encircled by fire
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Thousands trapped on Australia beaches encircled by fire

Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were forced to flee to beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia Tuesday, as blazes ripped through…
Bushfires reach Melbourne as heatwave fans Australia blazes
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Bushfires reach Melbourne as heatwave fans Australia blazes

Fire threatened three Melbourne suburbs Monday, with residents warned it was too late to flee and they must “act immediately…
Judgement reserved in Pell appeal against child sex conviction
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Judgement reserved in Pell appeal against child sex conviction

The fate of jailed Australian Cardinal George Pell was in the balance Thursday as judges adjourned to deliberate over an…
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