Jules, Collingwood “I’m just meeting a friend of mine for lunch, we haven’t seen each other in a while. We used to make music together; he’s a writer and singer and I play, mostly bass and electric guitar. We’ve had gigs all over the place, you know, Melbourne’s a pretty…

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On first impression, Ash Mclerie resembles your typical Melbournian DJ. Namely, he’s quirky, nonchalant and hip. However, unlike many other DJ’s, his music career kicked off in a religious context: at church, being the child of a pastor; born and raised in a deeply religious family. He is an energetic character flittering…

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The Coolibah Centre in Fitzroy, the first senior’s citizen centre in Australia, is doing things differently and providing socially isolated and vulnerable senior members of society with vital life skills. Events and activities such as barista classes, table tennis tournaments and competitions involving the CEO are a part of daily…

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Melbourne based label, Alpha60, emulates the best of Melbourne urban culture, local artists, and retro style in their quirky, yet sophisticated clothing line. Brother-Sister duo Alex and Georgie, the visionaries behind Alpha60, launched their line in 2005. In the 12 years since, it has emerged into a label known for its unique…

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Sitting around a flickering bush campfire telling yarns can bridge culture and generations. Many first Australians recount their history to the next generation while using the soothing and entrancing beacon that campfires emit. The recent multi-arts program Emerge capalitalised on the ability of a campfire to draw out stories from…

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