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These Melbourne roads now have worse traffic congestion than they did pre-lockdown
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28th Mar 2021
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These Melbourne roads now have worse traffic congestion than they did pre-lockdown

New data has identified the Melbourne roads where traffic congestion is actually worse than it was before the 2020 coronavirus pandemic – with some locations seeing a 20 per cent surge in motorists compared to 2019. While most roads have either maintained or lowered their congestion levels in 2021 compared with 2019, a small handful have seen a surge in traffic.
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Susannah Guthrie
Melbourne gets indoor drive-in cinema throughout January
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8th Jan 2021
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Melbourne gets indoor drive-in cinema throughout January

Australia's first indoor drive-in cinema has arrived in Melbourne. The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre has teamed up with Village Cinemas to host a series of events called the 'MCEC Drive In(Door) Cinema', which will run until 26 January 2021. The huge indoor space at the convention centre means each screening can accommodate up to 174 vehicles – rain, hail, or shine.
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Ben Zachariah
Scheduled servicing now permitted under Victoria's lockdown
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16th Sep 2020
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Scheduled servicing now permitted under Victoria's lockdown

In good news for Victorian drivers, the state government has relaxed its public health restrictions to allow scheduled or logbook servicing of cars to go ahead. Previously, only emergency repairs, critical maintenance and recall work were permitted to take place during metropolitan Melbourne's ongoing lockdown, but from September 16 onwards any vehicle can be booked in for a routine service.
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Susannah Guthrie
Daniel Ricciardo discusses his future, more events stripped from F1 calendar
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15th Jun 2020
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Daniel Ricciardo discusses his future, more events stripped from F1 calendar

Australian F1 star Daniel Ricciardo has spoken about his future in the sport, following news that another three events have been removed from the 2020 calendar. Prior to his signing with McLaren for the 2021 season, Ricciardo spoke with UK publication AutoCar about his future in Formula One and how he still believes he can finish on top.
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Liam Murphy
Pirelli P Zero World opens in Melbourne
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10th Nov 2019
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Pirelli P Zero World opens in Melbourne

Pirelli has opened the Southern Hemisphere's first P Zero World in Preston, Victoria, to showcase everything the brand has to offer – when it comes to tyres, and more. Designed to serve as a flagship store for the Pirelli brand – in a similar vein to the Mercedes Me store in the Melbourne CBD – P Zero World in Preston is the fifth store of its kind around the world.
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Scott Collie