Fears $40m plan for Queen Vic Market will turn it into shopping centre

A plan by Melbourne City Council to add two sheds to Queen Victoria Market at a cost of almost $40 million has renewed fears that the site will be turned into something resembling a shopping centre. On Tuesday, the council will decide whether to invest $35 million to build a “trader shed” and “northern shed” […]

Mothers’ fears about going back to work after a baby

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Other concerns include dealing with company changes after an average of 10 months away and coping with the physical effects of becoming a mum in the workplace. However, being able to earn […]

Lorne development raises fears of lost heritage

A popular pier-side restaurant and a former fishing co-operative face demolition in the tourism hotspot of Lorne as part of a controversial waterfront redevelopment plan. The fishing co-operative building dates back to the 1950s, and the redevelopment plan has raised fears a key part of Lorne’s industrial heritage will be lost unless the project is […]

TV legend Les Dennis fears death as he turns 67

TV legend Les Dennis has admitted that he has become more aware of mortality now that he has turned 67 – as his father died at the age of 66. The presenter and actor – known for roles in Coronation Street, Brookside, Extras and as the host of Family Fortunes – celebrated his birthday but […]

Rupert Everett fears free speech is being stifled by a 'Stasi' climate

Rupert Everett fears free speech is being stifled by a climate he compares to East Germany’s Stasi regime Rupert Everett has likened the current climate of attacks on free speech to the former communist regime of East Germany. Everett, 61, who found fame playing a gay public school pupil in the 1984 drama Another Country, […]