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Sunday, January 26, 2020

Showbiz people named in Australia Day Honours

Deborah Anne Conway was recognised in the Australia Daty Honours “for significant service to the performing arts, as a singer, songwriter and producer”. She receives the AM recognition. Also given the AM honour was Paul Joseph Mercrurio, of Tyabb, for significant service to the performing arts, particularly to dance. ABC evebning listeners will be familiar


53 full-page advertiers choose Observer for 2020

A record-breaking 53 local businesses have chosen the Melbourne Observer as their preferred media for local print and online advertising in 2020. The 53 businesses have signed authorisations for full-page colour advertising in every one of the Melbourne Observer’s 45 issues in 2020, starting on February 5. There are also 120 local trades people who


Bushfire area business loses bank balance to Tax Office

A north-east Victorian small business located in the bushfire area has had its bank account emptied this month by the Australian Taxation Office, despite promises by Prime Minister Scott Morrison that automatic payment deferrals would be granted to all taxpayers in bushfire affected postcodes. The Government’s move on the small business’s bank account means that


Jane Bunn ‘flung’ from 3AW

Channel 7 weather presenter Jane Bunn has been told today (Tues.) that she is no longer required to present the morning weather spots on 3AW’s ‘Ross and John’ breakfast program. Nine Radio (3AW Melbourne) is opting to promote Nine TV News, rather than the opposition Seven Network. Livinia Nixon (Nine) will now do the weather

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Murdochs, News Corp, donate $5mil to appeal

News Corp will give $5 million to help those affected by the Australian bushfire crisis. This comes after the announcement that the company will dedicate the paper sales and advertisement dollars from January 21 to bushfire relief. The donation will go to charitable organisations helping local firefighters, providing emergency services to communities affected by the


Countdown to Yea Rotary Art Show

An open invitation is extended to all attend the Opening Night of the 35th Yea Rotary Art Show on Friday January 24 in the Yea Shire Hall. Doors open at 7.30pm and those attending will be given the opportunity to be the first to view and purchase from the magnificent artworks on show. There will


Brendan Scott to perform at free fundraiser

Entertainer Brendan Scott (as featured on 3AW) will perform at the Bushfires Fundraiser BBQ being held by Ivanhoe Grammarians Lodge (Freemasons Victoria) at 6.30pm for 7pm on Thursday, February 6, at Ivalda Masonic Centre, 40 Salisbury Ave, Darebin. In just 48 hours, we have received 36 bookings. It’s free admission, but you need to book

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Bushfires Fundraiser

BUSHFIRES FUNDRAISER.FREE BBQ, BUT BRING SOME DOLLARS Let’s raise funds for the Victorian bushfire victims. Ivanhoe Grammarians Lodge (Freemasons Vic.) is having a free barbecue at 6.30pm for 7pm on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at the Ivalda Masonic Centre, 40 Salisbury Ave, Darebin (Ivanhoe). Entry is free for all men, women and children, but we


$99 Whole-Year Ad Deal

You can have an entire year’s advertising in the Melbourne Observer and The┬áLocal┬áPaper newspapers for a total once-only payment of $99. You get a 30-word text ad (black-and-white) in each of 45 issues in 2020 (Feb.5-Dec. 16, except Easter Wednesday). You can change the content of your ads as often as you like, at no

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