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Melbourne (Australia)

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  • 'The Spare Room,' by Helen Garner

    The Spare Room A Novel Helen Garner Henry Holt: 192 pp., $22 When a friend shares that she has late-stage cancer, compassion is easy to come by. We feel the shock of the diagnosis. We grieve for what may be ahead. We jump into action, volunteering...
  • What will global warming look like? Scientists point to Australia

    Frank Eddy pulled off his dusty boots and slid into a chair, taking his place at the dining room table where most of the critical family issues are hashed out. Spreading hands as dry and cracked as the orchards he tends, the stout man his mates call...
  • 'Stay or go' policy puts Australian families on front lines of firefighting

    'Stay or go' policy puts Australian families on front lines of firefighting
    It was brutally hot, 108 degrees, and the wind was howling. Bushfires were raging in the hills, making their way inexorably toward the Baker farmstead at the foot of the Brisbane Ranges. John and Carlene Baker had moved here to get away from the hurly-...
  • Celebrity travel: Go away with Rick Springfield

    Celebrity travel: Go away with Rick Springfield
    Even Rick Springfield is surprised that his latest album -- "Venus in Overdrive" -- has charted higher than his 1982 breakthrough record "Working Class Dog." The latter spawned the hit singles "I've Done Everything for You," "Love is Alright Tonite" and,...
  • Travel trips, tips and deals

    Australia by luxury rail Cover southwestern Australia's sweeping natural landscapes and urban spaces during a luxury rail tour. The Southern Spirit's Coastal Epic itinerary stops at the opal capital of the world, metropolises such as Melbourne and...
  • Pop concerts for fall

    Pop concerts for fall
    August 28 Classical KRISTIE BORN: 7:30 p.m. ; Elizabeth Hall Chapel at Stetson University, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand; $8 adults, $5 seniors and students; 386-822-8947. Folk REBECCA LOEBE: 7:30 p.m. ; Fodor's Grove, 2218 Vincent Road, Orlando; $10;...
  • Airbus Begins Regular Service to LAX

    LOS ANGELES -- A superjumbo jet, the world's largest, began regular service to Los Angeles International Airport Monday. The Airbus A380 double-deck superjumbo arrived from Melbourne around 7:30 a.m. It is scheduled to leave on its first commercial...
  • Australia Walkabout Contest Rules

    KTLA - TV and TOURISM AUSTRALIA Present "Australia Walkabout" Contest OFFICIAL RULES SPONSORS KTLA-TV, 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90028 Tourism Australia, 6100 Center Drive, Suite 1150, Los Angeles, CA 90045 CONTEST DATES The...
  • Doctor Uses Power Drill to Save Boy's Life

    Doctor Uses Power Drill to Save Boy's Life
    MELBOURNE, Australia -- An rural doctor is being hailed a hero for using a power drill to save the life of a young boy. Dr. Rob Carsen drilled a hole in the skull of 12 year old Nicholas Rossi to remove a blood clot when the boy only minutes to live....
  • Koala rescued from Australia's wildfire wasteland

    Koala rescued from Australia's wildfire wasteland
    It was a chance encounter in the charred landscape of Australia's deadly wildfires: A koala sips water from a bottle offered by a firefighter. David Tree noticed the koala moving gingerly on scorched paws as his fire patrol passed. Clearly in pain, the...
  • Planning your trip to Tasmania

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO TASMANIA From LAX, nonstop service to Melbourne is offered on Virgin Australia and Qantas, direct service (stop, no change of plane) is offered on United and connecting service (change of plane) is offered on Virgin...
  • San Francisco: The transit museum known as the F line

    San Francisco: The transit museum known as the F line
    The green-and-gold tram trundled down the road, a small Australian flag hanging out the driver's window. I stared in amazement, momentarily forgetting my morning coffee. As it rumbled past, I could see the words " Melbourne, Victoria, Australia"...