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Being sun smart this summer

SUMMER is here! But watch out beachgoers, the biggest danger in Australia during the hot months isn’t sharks and it’s not dehydration either, it’s skin cancer.

Meld’s top stories of 2011

2011 is drawing to a close, and what better time to look back on the year that’s been? From Bersih to uni grades, Namewee to the ASEAN games, we’re taking a look at the stories, people and issues that mattered most to you in 2011.

Shebeen, the bar where you can drink for charity

WHAT would you say if we told you there was a bar where every beer you bought was a donation to charity? Well, there will be. It’s called Shebeen and it’s coming to Melbourne.

Wrapped and rhymed: Last minute gifts under $30

‘TWAS a few days before Christmas… and you still haven’t done your Christmas shopping, have you? Don’t stress! Sarah Soh comes to the rescue with a ditty of budget gift ideas.

On graduation and beyond…

MARCELLA Purnama shares her thoughts on graduating and preparing to pursue her own career dreams – no matter what others may think

International students in the dark about mental health services

INTERNATIONAL students are covered for certain mental health services but don’t even know it .Chloe Booker investigates.

Summer foods to make you smile!

SUMMER is here, and for those of us staying in Melbourne, this season is real treat for the tummy! So what can our tastebuds expect over the next few months?

Fair@Square Ethical Fashion Show

THESE ethical designers believe it’s not enough to just look good – fashion should be environmentally friendly and manufactured under humane working conditions

Review of Anh Do’s The Happiest Refugee

COMEDIAN Anh Do’s award-winning memoir is an inspiring tale of the power of perseverance, kindness and love, writes Steven Tannason.

Quang Minh Tet Festival

Quang Minh Tet Festival is a unique annual event held in the City of Maribyrnong.  Each year more than 10,000 people attend this event to celebrate Vietnamese Lunar New Year, watch performances, see…

Multicultural Arts Victoria Christmas Party

Come and celebrate the end of another great year with Multicultural Arts Victoria at the Queen Victoria Market. Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV)  Christmas party on 14 December featuring Afro Habesha Band! 6.30pm @…

Why Melbourne really is the most livable city in the world

MELD’s Marcella Purnama takes a trip north to Sydney and comes back with a renewed appreciation for her adopted city, Melbourne.

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