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Way back in 1970 the Tullamarine Freeway was officially opened. Running 18 kilometres between Melbourne Airport and the edge of the inner suburbs at Flemington Bridge, this is what it looked like a few months before opening.
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I was checking up on the Age website the other day, and had a sense of deja vu when I saw a stock photo of suburban houses on a hillside. So where did I recognise it from?
There are many reasons to oppose development in your backyard – some reasonable, others plainly ridiculous. An example of the latter is the ‘paedophile card’ – a new weapon in the NIMBY arsenal.
A common theme in advertisements for new cars is speed and the open road – and this recent Holden Commodore television commercial is no exception. However, it was the speedometer that caught my eye.
The other week in the Herald Sun I read an opinion piece titled “In Melbourne’s real world, cars still rule”, but it was a quote from Labor member for Brunswick, Jane Garrett, that really made me ask “are people really that blind”.