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ABC News is a national news service in Australia produced by the News and Current Affairs division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
The acre is a unit of land area used in the imperial and US customary systems.
Activity centre is a term used in urban planning and design for a mixed-use urban area where there is a concentration of commercial and other land uses.
Acute care is a branch of secondary health care where a patient receives active but short-term treatment for a severe injury or episode of illness, an urgent medical condition, or during recovery from surgery.
Aden Young (born November 30, 1971) is a Canadian-Australian actor.
An administrative centre is a seat of regional administration or local government, or a county town, or the place where the central administration of a commune is located.
Aeolian processes, also spelled eolian or æolian, pertain to wind activity in the study of geology and weather and specifically to the wind's ability to shape the surface of the Earth (or other planets).
Ahmadiyya (officially, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community or the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at; الجماعة الإسلامية الأحمدية, transliterated: al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmiyyah al-Aḥmadiyyah; احمدیہ مسلم جماعت) is an Islamic religious movement founded in Punjab, British India, in the late 19th century.
Aldi (stylised as ALDI) is the common brand of two German discount supermarket chains with over 10,000 stores in 20 countries, and an estimated combined turnover of more than €50 billion.
Alfa Romeo Automobiles S.p.A. is a car manufacturer, founded by Frenchman Alexandre Darracq as A.L.F.A. (" Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili", "Lombard Automobile Factory Company") on 24 June 1910, in Milan.
Amateur theatre, also known as amateur dramatics, is theatre performed by amateur actors and singers.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the largest plastic surgery specialty organization in the world.
An ancestor is a parent or (recursively) the parent of an antecedent (i.e., a grandparent, great-grandparent, great-great-grandparent, and so forth).
Lieutenant General Sir Andrew Clarke, (27 July 1824 – 29 March 1902) was a British soldier and governor, as well as a surveyor and politician in Australia.
The Anglican Church of Australia is a Christian church in Australia and an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion.
The Anglican Diocese of Melbourne is the metropolitan diocese of the Province of Victoria in the Anglican Church of Australia.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 – September 12, 1992) was an American actor and singer.
Anytime Fitness is a 24-hour health and fitness club headquartered in Woodbury, Minnesota.
An aqueduct is a watercourse constructed to convey water.
The Arabian Sea, also known as Sea of Oman, is a region of the northern Indian Ocean bounded on the north by Pakistan and Iran, on the west by the Gulf of Aden, Guardafui Channel and the Arabian Peninsula, and on the east by India.
Araucaria heterophylla (synonym A. excelsa) is a vascular plant in the ancient and now disjointly distributed conifer family Araucariaceae.
In Christianity, an archbishop (via Latin archiepiscopus, from Greek αρχιεπίσκοπος, from αρχι-, 'chief', and επίσκοπος, 'bishop') is a bishop of higher rank or office.
An architectural firm, architecture firm or architectural practice is a business which offers architectural services in the profession of architecture.
Ardent Leisure (formerly Macquarie Leisure Trust) is an Australian-based leisure company which owns and operates a leisure portfolio of over 100 assets across Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
Argentine cuisine is described as a cultural blending of Mediterranean influences (such as those created by Italian and Spanish populations) with and very small inflows (mainly in border areas), Indigenous, within the wide scope of agricultural products that are abundant in the country.
An art museum or art gallery is a building or space for the exhibition of art, usually visual art.
Arthurs Seat is a mountainous and small locality on the Mornington Peninsula, within the Shire of Mornington Peninsula, about 75 km south east of Melbourne, Australia, noted for its exclusivity and the general affluence of the demographics which make up the enclave.
The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan (the Mingei movement) in the 1920s.
An art centre or arts center is distinct from an art gallery or art museum.
Asian cuisine includes several major regional cuisines: East Asian, Southeast Asian, South Asian, Central Asian, and Middle Eastern/Western Asian.
An assembly hall is a kind of function hall, a large room used to hold public meetings or meetings of the members of an organization such as a school, church, or deliberative assembly.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Aston Villa Football Club (nicknamed Villa, The Villa, The Villans and The Lions) is a professional football club based in Aston, Birmingham, England.
The Attorney-General's Department is a department of the federal government of Australia responsible for law and justice.
Audi AG is a German automobile manufacturer that designs, engineers, produces, markets and distributes luxury vehicles.
The Australian Postal Corporation (formerly Commission), operating as Australia Post, is the government-owned corporation that provides postal services in Australia.
Australian Aboriginal kinship are the systems of law governing social interaction, particularly marriage, in traditional Australian Aboriginal cultures.
Australian Aboriginal religion and mythology (also known as Dreamtime or Dreaming stories, songlines, or Aboriginal oral literature) are the stories traditionally performed by Aboriginal peoples within each of the language groups across Australia.
Australian Associated Press (AAP) is an Australian news agency.
Australian Baptist Ministries (formerly Baptist Union of Australia) is the oldest and largest national cooperative body of Baptists in Australia.
The Australian Basketball Association (ABA) was a semi-professional basketball entity based in Australia.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is the independent statistical agency of the Government of Australia.
The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) is Australia's national museum of film, video games, digital culture and art – situated at Federation Square, Melbourne.
Australian Christian Churches (ACC), formerly known as Assemblies of God in Australia (AOG), is a Pentecostal Christian denomination and the Australian branch of the World Assemblies of God Fellowship, the largest Pentecostal denomination in the world.
Australian cuisine refers to the cuisine of Australia and its indigenous and colonial societies.
The Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB or AuDB) is a national co-operative enterprise founded and maintained by the Australian National University (ANU) to produce authoritative biographical articles on eminent people in Australia's history.
The Australian dollar (sign: $; code: AUD) is the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, including its external territories Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Norfolk Island, as well as the independent Pacific Island states of Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
The Australian Dream or Great Australian Dream is a belief that in Australia, home-ownership can lead to a better life and is an expression of success and security.
The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) is the federal independent agency in charge of organising, conducting and supervising federal elections and referendums.
The 2016 Australian federal election was a double dissolution election held on Saturday 2 July to elect all 226 members of the 45th Parliament of Australia, after an extended eight-week official campaign period.
The Australian Football League (AFL) is the pre-eminent professional competition in the sport of Australian rules football in Australia and features only Australian teams.
The Australian Greens (commonly known as The Greens) is a green political party in Australia.
Australian Heritage Council was established on 19 February 2004 as the Australian body responsible for advising the Australian Government on cultural heritage matters.
The Australian Heritage Database is a listing of heritage sites in Australia.
The Australian House of Representatives is one of the two Houses (chambers) of the Parliament of Australia.
The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.
The Australian Military Forces (AMF) was the official name of the Army of Australia from 1916 to 1980.
The Australian National University (ANU) is a national research university located in Canberra, the capital of Australia.
The Australian raven (Corvus coronoides) is a passerine bird in the genus Corvus native to much of southern and northeastern Australia.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.
The Australian Scout Jamboree is a jamboree which is held every three years by Scouts Australia.
The Australian Senate is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Australia, the lower house being the House of Representatives.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia is formally organised as the Australian Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (often abbreviated by Australians as "the Union"), a subentity of the South Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
The Australian War Memorial is Australia's national memorial to the members of its armed forces and supporting organisations who have died or participated in wars involving the Commonwealth of Australia.
The Australian Welsh Male Choir is a Welsh male voice choir from Frankston in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The automotive industry is a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles, some of them are called automakers.
Ava Lavinia Gardner (December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990) was an American actress and singer.
Škoda Auto, more commonly known as Škoda, is a Czech automobile manufacturer founded in 1895 as Laurin & Klement.
A bakery (a.k.a. baker's shop or bake shop) is an establishment that produces and sells flour-based food baked in an oven such as bread, cookies, cakes, pastries, and pies.
Balwyn High School is a state-run high school (years 7–12) in the Melbourne suburb of North Balwyn, in Victoria, Australia.
Balwyn North, also known as North Balwyn, is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 10 km east of Melbourne's Central Business District.
The baptism of Jesus is described in the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke.
John Barry Humphries, AO, CBE (born 17 February 1934) is an Australian comedian, actor, satirist, artist, and author.
Basalt is a common extrusive igneous (volcanic) rock formed from the rapid cooling of basaltic lava exposed at or very near the surface of a planet or moon.
Baxter is a township and rural locality in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, beyond the urban area.
A bay window is a window space projecting outward from the main walls of a building and forming a bay in a room.
Bayside Shopping Centre is a super regional shopping centre in the suburb of Frankston on the Mornington Peninsula of Melbourne.
Beach soccer, also known as beach football or beasal, is a variant of association football played on a beach or some form of sand.
The Beaufort scale is an empirical measure that relates wind speed to observed conditions at sea or on land.
Beaumaris Bay is a bay in the east of Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia.
Beaumaris is an affluent beachside suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 20 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.
Bell Shakespeare is an Australian theatre company specialising in the works of William Shakespeare, his contemporaries and other classics.
Joseph Benedict Chifley (22 September 1885 – 13 June 1951) was an Australian politician who served as the 16th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1945 to 1949.
Best&Less is an Australian retailer of clothing and household linens.
Big W is an Australian chain of discount department stores, which was founded in regional New South Wales in 1964.
A big-box store (also supercenter, superstore, or megastore) is a physically large retail establishment, usually part of a chain of stores.
Big-game hunting is the hunting of large game, almost always large terrestrial mammals, for meat, other animal by-products (such as horn or bone), trophy or sport.
A billion is a number with two distinct definitions.
William Morris Hughes, (25 September 186228 October 1952) was an Australian politician who served as the seventh Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1915 to 1923.
A blue plaque is a permanent sign installed in a public place in the United Kingdom and elsewhere to commemorate a link between that location and a famous person, event, or former building on the site, serving as a historical marker.
A boat is a watercraft of a large range of type and size.
The Boon wurrung, commonly written Bunurong, are Indigenous Australians of the Kulin nation, who occupy South-Central Victoria, Australia.
Botulinum toxin (BTX) or Botox is a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and related species.
A boutique is "a small store that sells stylish clothing, jewelry, or other usually luxury goods".
Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated on the day after Christmas Day.
The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya or BKWSU) is a new religious movement that originated in Hyderabad, Sindh, during the 1930s.
A brick is building material used to make walls, pavements and other elements in masonry construction.
A bridge is a structure built to span physical obstacles without closing the way underneath such as a body of water, valley, or road, for the purpose of providing passage over the obstacle.
Brighton is an affluent coastal suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
The British people, or the Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the British Overseas Territories, and the Crown dependencies.
Bronze is the most popular metal for cast metal sculptures; a cast bronze sculpture is often called simply a "bronze".
Bruce Frederick Billson (born 26 January 1966) is a former politician who was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives representing the Division of Dunkley in Victoria from 1996 to 2016.
Brunswick is an inner-city suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, north of Melbourne's central business district.
Brutalist architecture flourished from 1951 to 1975, having descended from the modernist architectural movement of the early 20th century.
In Australian Aboriginal mythology, Bunjil is a creator deity, culture hero and ancestral being, often depicted as a wedge-tailed eagle (or eaglehawk).
Bunnings Group, trading as Bunnings Warehouse, is an international household hardware chain.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is an Executive Agency of the Australian Government responsible for providing weather services to Australia and surrounding areas.
Buses in Melbourne, Australia, are a major form of public transport in Melbourne, with an extensive bus network.
BVN is an architecture firm based in Australia.
C31 Melbourne is a free-to-air community television channel in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Caladenia robinsonii, commonly known as the Frankston spider orchid is a plant in the orchid family Orchidaceae and is endemic to Victoria.
California bungalow is a style of residential architecture that was popular across the United States, and to varying extents elsewhere, from around 1910 to 1939.
Cantonese cuisine (廣東菜), also known as Yue cuisine (粵菜) or Guangdong cuisine, refers to the cuisine of China's Guangdong Province, particularly the provincial capital, Guangzhou (Canton).
The army rank of captain (from the French capitaine) is a commissioned officer rank historically corresponding to the command of a company of soldiers.
A carol is in Modern English a festive song, generally religious but not necessarily connected with church worship, and often with a dance-like or popular character.
Caroline Chisholm (30 May 1808 – 25 March 1877) was a progressive 19th-century English humanitarian known mostly for her involvement with female immigrant welfare in Australia.
A carriageway (British English) or roadway (North American English) consists of a width of road on which a vehicle is not restricted by any physical barriers or separation to move laterally.
Carrum Downs is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 36 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Frankston local government area.
In human geography, a catchment area is the area from which a city, service or institution attracts a population that uses its services.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The Catholic Church in Australia is part of the worldwide Catholic Church under the spiritual and administrative leadership of the Holy See.
Catholic schools are parochial schools or education ministries of the Roman Catholic Church.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
CBS Interactive Inc. (formerly CBS Digital Media Group) is an American media company and is a division of the CBS Corporation.
The Celsius scale, previously known as the centigrade scale, is a temperature scale used by the International System of Units (SI).
A cemetery or graveyard is a place where the remains of dead people are buried or otherwise interred.
The census in Australia, or officially, the Census of Population and Housing, is a descriptive count of population of Australia on one night, and of their dwellings, generally held quinquennially.
Central Queensland University (alternatively known as CQUniversity) is an Australian dual sector university based in Queensland.
In church architecture, the chancel is the space around the altar, including the choir and the sanctuary (sometimes called the presbytery), at the liturgical east end of a traditional Christian church building.
Charles Grimes (24 February 1772 – 19 February 1858) was an English surveyor who did some valuable work in colonial Australia.
Charles Robbins (1782-1805) was a British Royal Navy officer and navigator in the early nineteenth century.
Charles Wedge (1810 – 1895) was a surveyor and explorer of the North-West regions of Western Australia.
Chelsea Football Club is a professional football club in London, England, that competes in the Premier League.
Chelsea is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 30 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district.
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
The Chief of Army is the most senior appointment in the Australian Army, responsible to both the Chief of the Defence Force (CDF) and the Secretary, Department of Defence (SECDEF).
Chinese cuisine is an important part of Chinese culture, which includes cuisine originating from the diverse regions of China, as well as from Chinese people in other parts of the world.
Chisholm Institute is a Technical and Further Education (TAFE) Institute located in the south-east Melbourne Australia.
A choir (also known as a quire, chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.
Christopher John Crewther (born 6 August 1983) is an Australian politician.
Christ Carrying the Cross on his way to his crucifixion is an episode included in all four Gospels, and a very common subject in art, especially in the fourteen Stations of the Cross, sets of which are now found in almost all Catholic churches.
The group of Christians known as the Christian Churches or Churches of Christ are congregations within the Restoration Movement, aka the Stone-Campbell Movement and the Reformation of the 19th Century, that have no formal denominational affiliation with other congregations, but still share many characteristics of belief and worship.
Christian music is music that has been written to express either personal or a communal belief regarding Christian life and faith.
A typical storefront Christian Science Reading Room on the main street of a suburb of Boston. The window displays a lamp, a large Bible open to the current reading, and copies of ''Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures''. A Christian Science Reading Room is a place operated as a public service by a Christian Science church in the community where that church exists.
Christianity is the largest Australian religion according to the national census.
Chrome plating (less commonly chromium plating), often referred to simply as chrome, is a technique of electroplating a thin layer of chromium onto a metal object.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC (commonly known as Chrysler) is the American subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., an Italian-American automobile manufacturer registered in the Netherlands with headquarters in London, U.K., for tax purposes.
Church architecture refers to the architecture of buildings of Christian churches.
The Church of Christ, Scientist was founded in 1879 in Boston, Massachusetts, by Mary Baker Eddy, author of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, and founder of Christian Science.
The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.
Churches of Christ are autonomous Christian congregations associated with one another through distinct beliefs and practices.
The Churches of Christ in Australia is a Christian movement in Australia.
The Australian film industry has its beginnings with the 1906 production of The Story of the Kelly Gang, the earliest feature film ever made.
The cinema of the United States, often metonymously referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on the film industry in general since the early 20th century.
A circus is a company of performers who put on diverse entertainment shows that include clowns, acrobats, trained animals, trapeze acts, musicians, dancers, hoopers, tightrope walkers, jugglers, magicians, unicyclists, as well as other object manipulation and stunt-oriented artists.
The City of Casey is a local government area in Victoria, Australia in the outer south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
The City of Frankston is a local government area in Victoria, Australia in the southern suburbs of Melbourne.
The City of Frankston was a local government area located about south of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia.
The City of Greater Dandenong is a local government area in Victoria, Australia in the southeastern suburbs of Melbourne.
The City of Kingston is a local government area in Victoria, Australia in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, its northern boundary lying approximately 15 km from the Melbourne city centre along the north-eastern shorelines of Port Phillip.
The City of Maroondah is a local government area in Victoria, Australia in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
The City of Springvale was a local government area about southeast of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia.
The City of Whitehorse is a local government area in Victoria, Australia in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
A clan is a group of people united by actual or perceived kinship and descent.
Clay is a finely-grained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with possible traces of quartz (SiO2), metal oxides (Al2O3, MgO etc.) and organic matter.
Clement Meadmore (9 February 1929 – 19 April 2005) was an Australian-American sculptor known for massive outdoor steel sculptures.
A clerk is a white-collar worker who conducts general office tasks, or a worker who performs similar sales-related tasks in a retail environment (a retail clerk).
Clinker bricks are partially-vitrified bricks used in the construction of buildings.
The Coalition (or Liberal–National Coalition) is an alliance of centre-right political parties that forms one of the two major groupings in Australian federal politics.
A coastline or a seashore is the area where land meets the sea or ocean, or a line that forms the boundary between the land and the ocean or a lake.
Responsibilities for traditional coast guard duties in Australia are distributed across various federal, state and community agencies.
A coffeehouse, coffee shop or café (sometimes spelt cafe) is an establishment which primarily serves hot coffee, related coffee beverages (café latte, cappuccino, espresso), tea, and other hot beverages.
A cold front is the leading edge of a cooler mass of air, replacing at ground level a warmer mass of air, which lies within a fairly sharp surface trough of low pressure.
Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd, trading as Coles, is an Australian supermarket, retail and consumer services chain, headquartered in Melbourne owned by parent company Wesfarmers.
A collectable (collectible or collector's item) is any object regarded as being of value or interest to a collector (not necessarily monetarily valuable or antique).
Commander is a common naval and air force officer rank.
A commander-in-chief, also sometimes called supreme commander, or chief commander, is the person or body that exercises supreme operational command and control of a nation's military forces.
Community health is a major field of study within the medical and clinical sciences which focuses on the maintenance, protection, and improvement of the health status of population groups and communities.
A concert band, also called wind ensemble, symphonic band, wind symphony, wind orchestra, wind band, symphonic winds, symphony band, or symphonic wind ensemble, is a performing ensemble consisting of members of the woodwind, brass, and percussion families of instruments, along with the double bass or bass guitar.
Consumer electronics or home electronics are electronic (analog or digital) equipments intended for everyday use, typically in private homes.
A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated.
A convertible or cabriolet is a passenger car that can be driven with or without a roof in place.
A convict is "a person found guilty of a crime and sentenced by a court" or "a person serving a sentence in prison".
The cornerstone (or foundation stone or setting stone) is the first stone set in the construction of a masonry foundation, important since all other stones will be set in reference to this stone, thus determining the position of the entire structure.
A corroboree is an event where Australian Aborigines interact with the Dreamtime through dance, music and costume.
The County of Mornington is one of the 37 counties of Victoria which are part of the cadastral divisions of Australia, used for land titles.
Cranbourne is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 43 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.
A creator deity or creator god (often called the Creator) is a deity or god responsible for the creation of the Earth, world, and universe in human mythology.
In Australian Aboriginal mythology, '''Crow''' is a trickster, culture hero and ancestral being.
The crucifixion of Jesus occurred in 1st-century Judea, most likely between AD 30 and 33.
The cuisine of the United States reflects its history.
Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and preserved for the benefit of future generations.
Curves International, also known as Curves for Women, Curves Fitness, or just Curves, is an international fitness franchise co-founded by Gary and Diane Heavin in 1992.
Dan Murphy's is an Australian liquor supermarket chain owned by Woolworths Limited, with 226 stores across the country.
A dance party (also referred to as a dance) is a social gathering where dancing is the primary activity.
Dandenong is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, approximately 30 km south-east from the Melbourne CBD.
Dr Daniel Patrick Mannix (4 March 1864 – 6 November 1963) was an Irish-born Catholic bishop.
Daryl Sanders Jackson AO (born 7 February 1937) is an Australian architect, and the owner of an international architecture firm, Jackson Architecture.
Sir Ernest Daryl Lindsay (31 December 1889, Creswick, Victoria – 25 December 1976, Mornington) was an Australian artist and member of the creative Lindsay family.
The Daveys Bay is a small shallow bay of Port Phillip, located in Victoria, Australia.
David John Bryant CBE (born 27 October 1931) is a former three-time World (outdoors) singles bowls champion (in 1966, 1980 and 1988) and also a three-time World indoors singles champion (in 1979, 1980 and 1981).
Colonel David Collins (3 March 1756 – 24 March 1810) was a British administrator of Britain's first Australian colonies.
The choice of whether to use daylight saving time (DST) in Australia is a matter for the individual states and territories.
Deakin University is a public university in Victoria, Australia.
A death by natural causes, as recorded by coroners and on death certificates and associated documents, is the end result of an illness or an internal malfunction of the body not directly caused by external forces, typically due to old age.
Deborah Halpern (born 1957 in Melbourne) is a sculptor, mosaic artist and ceramic artist working in Victoria Australia, notable for her prominent and popular works of public art.
A demonym (δῆμος dẽmos "people, tribe", ὄόνομα ónoma "name") is a word that identifies residents or natives of a particular place, which is derived from the name of that particular place.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) was a state government department responsible for protecting the environment, boosting productivity in Victoria's food and fibre sector, management of natural resources and managing water resources in the state of Victoria, Australia.
The Department of the Environment and Energy is an Australian government department.
The Department of Veterans' Affairs is a department of the Government of Australia, established in 1976, and charged with the responsibility of delivering government programs for war veterans, members of the Australian Defence Force, members of the Australian Federal Police, and their dependants.
A department store is a retail establishment offering a wide range of consumer goods in different product categories known as "departments".
Derryn Nigel Hinch (born 9 February 1944 in New Plymouth, New Zealand) is an Australian senator for Victoria and media personality, best known for his work on Melbourne radio and television.
The Devonian is a geologic period and system of the Paleozoic, spanning 60 million years from the end of the Silurian, million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Carboniferous, Mya.
Digger is a military slang term for soldiers from Australia and New Zealand.
The Division of Dunkley is an Australian electoral division in the state of Victoria.
The Division of Flinders is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria.
Docklands (also known as Melbourne Docklands to differentiate it from London Docklands) is an inner-western suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 km (1.2 mi) from Melbourne's Central Business District.
Dodge is an American brand of automobile manufactured by Fiat Chrysler (formerly known as Chrysler Group LLC), based in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
Domain Group (or simply Domain) is an Australian digital property portal and associated real-estate industry business.
Donald Ernest Cameron (Don) Charlwood AM (6 September 1915 – 18 June 2012) was an Australian author.
Donald Larnach (17 July 1817 – 12 May 1896) was a banker, financier and High Sheriff of Sussex in 1882.
Donna Anderson (born September 5, 1939) is an American character actress, active primarily in television during the 1960s and 1970s.
Dreamtime (also dream time, dream-time) is a term devised by early anthropologists to refer to a religio-cultural worldview attributed to Australian Aboriginal beliefs.
A driveway (also called drive in UK English) is a type of private road for local access to one or a small group of structures, and is owned and maintained by an individual or group.
In physical geography, a dune is a hill of loose sand built by aeolian processes (wind) or the flow of water.
In economics, a durable good or a hard good is a good that does not quickly wear out, or more specifically, one that yields utility over time rather than being completely consumed in one use.
Early childhood education (ECE; also nursery education) is a branch of education theory which relates to the teaching of older children (formally and informally) up until the age of about eighteen (birth to Grade 2).
Eastern Christianity consists of four main church families: the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Oriental Orthodox churches, the Eastern Catholic churches (that are in communion with Rome but still maintain Eastern liturgies), and the denominations descended from the Church of the East.
EastLink is a tolled section of the M3 freeway linking a large area through the eastern and south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia.
Ecology (from οἶκος, "house", or "environment"; -λογία, "study of") is the branch of biology which studies the interactions among organisms and their environment.
An educational institution is a place where people of different ages gain an education.
Edwardian architecture is an architectural style popular during the reign of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom (1901 to 1910).
An eel is any ray-finned fish belonging to the order Anguilliformes, which consists of four suborders, 20 families, 111 genera and about 800 species.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
The Electoral district of Frankston is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.
Electrification is the process of powering by electricity and, in many contexts, the introduction of such power by changing over from an earlier power source.
Dame Elisabeth Joy Murdoch AC DBE (née Greene; 8 February 1909 – 5 December 2012) was an Australian philanthropist and matriarch of the Murdoch family.
An emergency is a situation that poses an immediate risk to health, life, property, or environment.
An emergency department (ED), also known as an accident & emergency department (A&E), emergency room (ER), emergency ward (EW) or casualty department, is a medical treatment facility specializing in emergency medicine, the acute care of patients who present without prior appointment; either by their own means or by that of an ambulance.
Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.
Engineering is the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines, materials, devices, systems, processes, and organizations.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
English Australians, also known as Anglo-Australians, are Australians of English descent, and are the largest 'ancestry' identity in the Australian census.
An English country house is a large house or mansion in the English countryside.
The epicenter, epicentre or epicentrum in seismology is the point on the Earth's surface directly above a hypocenter or focus, the point where an earthquake or an underground explosion originates.
An epidemic (from Greek ἐπί epi "upon or above" and δῆμος demos "people") is the rapid spread of infectious disease to a large number of people in a given population within a short period of time, usually two weeks or less.
Epiphany, also Theophany, Little Christmas, or Three Kings' Day, is a Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation of God incarnate as Jesus Christ.
An esplanade or promenade is a long, open, level area, usually next to a river or large body of water, where people may walk.
Historically, an estate comprises the houses, outbuildings, supporting farmland, and woods that surround the gardens and grounds of a very large property, such as a country house or mansion.
European Australians, or White Australians, are citizens or residents of Australia whose ancestry originates from the peoples of Europe.
Evangelicalism, evangelical Christianity, or evangelical Protestantism, is a worldwide, crossdenominational movement within Protestant Christianity which maintains the belief that the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ's atonement.
Exercise physiology is the physiology of physical exercise.
Exploration is the act of searching for the purpose of discovery of information or resources.
A factory or manufacturing plant is an industrial site, usually consisting of buildings and machinery, or more commonly a complex having several buildings, where workers manufacture goods or operate machines processing one product into another.
Fairfax Media Limited (formerly John Fairfax and Sons) is one of the largest media companies in Australia and New Zealand, with investments in newspaper, magazines, radio and digital properties.
Fantastic Holdings Limited (FHL) engages in the retail, manufacture and import of entry level household furniture in Australia.
A farmers' market is a physical retail marketplace intended to sell foods directly by farmers to consumers.
In geology, a fault is a planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of rock, across which there has been significant displacement as a result of rock-mass movement.
Fiat Automobiles S.p.A. (originally FIAT, lit) is the largest automobile manufacturer in Italy, a subsidiary of FCA Italy S.p.A., which is part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (previously Fiat S.p.A.). Fiat Automobiles was formed in January 2007 when Fiat reorganized its automobile business, and traces its history back to 1899 when the first Fiat automobile, the Fiat 4 HP, was produced.
FILMINK is an Australian film magazine published monthly by FKP International Exports.
A firefighter is a rescuer extensively trained in firefighting, primarily to extinguish hazardous fires that threaten life, property and the environment as well as to rescue people and animals from dangerous situations.
Fireworks are a class of low explosive pyrotechnic devices used for aesthetic and entertainment purposes.
The HQ of the First Australian Army of World War II was formed at Toowoomba on 15 April 1942 from the former HQ 1 Aust CORPS (AIF).
The First Fleet was the 11 ships that departed from Portsmouth, England, on 13 May 1787 to found the penal colony that became the first European settlement in Australia.
Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.
A fish market is a marketplace for selling fish products.
A fisherman or fisher is someone who captures fish and other animals from a body of water, or gathers shellfish.
The fishing industry includes any industry or activity concerned with taking, culturing, processing, preserving, storing, transporting, marketing or selling fish or fish products.
A fishing village is a village, usually located near a fishing ground, with an economy based on catching fish and harvesting seafood.
Flora is the plant life occurring in a particular region or time, generally the naturally occurring or indigenous—native plant life.
A flotilla (from Spanish, meaning a small flota (fleet) of ships, and this from French flotte, and this from Russian "флот" (flot), meaning "fleet"), or naval flotilla, is a formation of small warships that may be part of a larger fleet.
A flower, sometimes known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in flowering plants (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also called angiosperms).
In geography and geology, fluvial processes are associated with rivers and streams and the deposits and landforms created by them.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group.
A footbridge (also called a pedestrian bridge, pedestrian overpass, or pedestrian overcrossing) is a bridge designed for pedestrians and in some cases cyclists, animal traffic, and horse riders, instead of vehicular traffic.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) was the Melbourne-based, premium performance arm of automobile manufacturer Ford Australia.
In architecture, a forecourt is an open area in front of a structure's entrance.
A forest is a large area dominated by trees.
The city of Melbourne was founded in 1835.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Francis Xavier, S.J. (born Francisco de Jasso y Azpilicueta, in Latin Franciscus Xaverius, Basque: Frantzisko Xabierkoa, Spanish: Francisco Javier; 7 April 15063 December 1552), was a Navarrese Basque Roman Catholic missionary, born in Javier (Xavier in Navarro-Aragonese or Xabier in Basque), Kingdom of Navarre (present day Spain), and a co-founder of the Society of Jesus.
The Frankston Arts Centre is a landmark theatre and art gallery in the outer Melbourne suburb of Frankston in Victoria, Australia.
Frankston Blues is a South East Australian Basketball League (SEABL) club based in Melbourne.
Frankston Football Club, nicknamed The Dolphins, is an Australian rules football club based in Frankston, Victoria.
Frankston High School (FHS) or simply "Frankston High", in Victoria, Australia, is a secondary college offering education for students in Years 7 to 12.
Frankston Hospital (officially Frankston Public Hospital) is a 454 bed public hospital located in the Melbourne suburb of Frankston in Victoria, Australia.
Frankston North (originally the Pines Forest Estate, also known as "The Pines") is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 38 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Frankston local government area.
Frankston Park, known commercially as Skybus Stadium, is a regional Australian rules football ground located in Frankston, Victoria, in Australia.
Frankston Pines Football Club is an Australian soccer club based in Frankston North, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria.
The Frankston railway line is a bayside suburban electrified railway in Melbourne, Australia.
Frankston railway station is the terminus for the Frankston and Stony Point lines, in Victoria, Australia.
Frankston South is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 43 km south-east of Melbourne city centre.
Frankston Symphony Orchestra (FSO) is one of ten community orchestras in Victoria, Australia.
Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter.
Frederick Waldegrave Head MC & Bar (18 April 1874 – 18 December 1941) was Anglican archbishop of Melbourne, Australia.
Freedom is a major furniture and homewares retailer with 65 stores across Australia and New Zealand.
Freemasonry or Masonry consists of fraternal organisations that trace their origins to the local fraternities of stonemasons, which from the end of the fourteenth century regulated the qualifications of stonemasons and their interaction with authorities and clients.
French Colonial is a style of architecture used by the French during colonization.
French cuisine consists of the cooking traditions and practices from France.
Fresh water (or freshwater) is any naturally occurring water except seawater and brackish water.
A friendly society (sometimes called a mutual society, benevolent society, fraternal organization or ROSCA) is a mutual association for the purposes of insurance, pensions, savings or cooperative banking.
Frog Dreaming is a 1986 Australian family adventure film starring Henry Thomas and directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith.".
Front-wheel drive (FWD) is a form of engine and transmission layout used in motor vehicles, where the engine drives the front wheels only.
In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) formed from the ovary after flowering.
Fusion cuisine is cuisine that combines elements of different culinary traditions.
A gable is the generally triangular portion of a wall between the edges of intersecting roof pitches.
A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature.
Garden gnomes (lit) are lawn ornament figurines of small humanoid creatures known as gnomes that are typically males wearing red pointy hats.
The Geelong Advertiser is a daily newspaper circulating in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, the Bellarine Peninsula, and surrounding areas.
General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.
A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.
George Fincham (20 August 1828 – 21 December 1910) was an organ builder active in Australia.
German Australians (Deutsch-Australier) are Australian citizens of ethnic German ancestry.
The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.
Germans (Deutsche) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Central Europe, who share a common German ancestry, culture and history.
Gippsland is an economic rural region of Victoria, Australia, located in the south-eastern part of that state.
A golf course is the grounds where the game of golf is played.
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary.
Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.
The Government of the Commonwealth of Australia (also referred to as the Australian Government, the Commonwealth Government, or the Federal Government) is the government of the Commonwealth of Australia, a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.
The Government of Victoria is the executive administrative authority of the Australian state of Victoria.
In geology, a graben is a depressed block of the Earth's crust bordered by parallel faults.
Graham Cyril Kennedy AO (15 February 1934 – 25 May 2005) was an Australian entertainer, comedian and variety performer, as well as a personality and star of radio, theatre, television and film.
A grandstand is a large and normally permanent structure for seating spectators, most often at a racetrack.
Greek cuisine (Ελληνική κουζίνα, Elliniki kouzina) is a Mediterranean cuisine.
Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia is the Australian archdiocese of the Greek Orthodox Church, part of the wider communion of Orthodox Christianity.
The name Greek Orthodox Church (Greek: Ἑλληνορθόδοξη Ἑκκλησία, Ellinorthódoxi Ekklisía), or Greek Orthodoxy, is a term referring to the body of several Churches within the larger communion of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, whose liturgy is or was traditionally conducted in Koine Greek, the original language of the Septuagint and New Testament, and whose history, traditions, and theology are rooted in the early Church Fathers and the culture of the Byzantine Empire.
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.
Eldred Gregory Peck (April 5, 1916 – June 12, 2003) was an American actor, one of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s.
A grocery store or grocer's shop is a retail shop that primarily sells food.
Gross regional product (GRP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a region or subdivision of a country in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.
A handicraft, sometimes more precisely expressed as artisanal handicraft or handmade, is any of a wide variety of types of work where useful and decorative objects are made completely by hand or by using only simple tools.
Hardware stores (in a number of countries, "shops"), sometimes known as DIY stores, sell household hardware for home improvement including: fasteners, building materials, hand tools, power tools, keys, locks, hinges, chains, plumbing supplies, electrical supplies, cleaning products, housewares, tools, utensils, paint, and lawn and garden products directly to consumers for use at home or for business.
The Hartnett is an automobile which was produced by the Hartnett Motor Company Ltd in Australia from 1951 to 1955.
Harvey Norman is a large Australian-based, multi-national retailer of furniture, bedding, computers, communications and consumer electrical products.
Hastings is a suburb of Melbourne on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, as a part of the urban enclave on Western Port comprising Hastings, Bittern, Crib Point, Tyabb, and Somerville.
The Hawthorn Football Club, nicknamed the Hawks, is a professional Australian rules football club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Health care or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.
A health club (also known as a fitness club, fitness centre, health spa, and commonly referred to as a gym) is a place that houses exercise equipment for the purpose of physical exercise.
Healthscope is an Australian company which operates private hospitals, medical centres and International pathology services.
The hectare (SI symbol: ha) is an SI accepted metric system unit of area equal to a square with 100 meter sides, or 10,000 m2, and is primarily used in the measurement of land.
Heinemann is a publisher of professional resources and a provider of educational services established in 1978 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as a U.S. subsidiary of Heinemann UK.
The Herald Sun is a morning newspaper based in Melbourne, Australia published by The Herald and Weekly Times, a subsidiary of News Corp Australia, itself a subsidiary of News Corp. The Herald Sun primarily serves Victoria and shares many articles with other News Corporation daily newspapers, especially those from Australia. It is also available for purchase in Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory and border regions of South Australia and southern New South Wales such as the Riverina and NSW South Coast, and is available digitally through its website and apps. In March 2009, the paper had a daily circulation of 530,000 from Monday to Friday.
Heritage Victoria is a Victorian State Government agency responsible for administering the Heritage Act 1995 and supporting the work of the Heritage Council of Victoria.
Hindu refers to any person who regards themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism.
The History of Australia refers to the history of the area and people of the Commonwealth of Australia and its preceding Indigenous and colonial societies.
This article describes the history of the Australian colony and state of Victoria.
HMAS Cerberus is a Royal Australian Navy (RAN) base that serves as the primary training establishment for RAN personnel.
HMS Cumberland was a schooner built in Port Jackson, Australia, in 1801.
Holden, formally known as General Motors Holden, is an Australian automobile importer and a former automobile manufacturer with its headquarters in Port Melbourne, Victoria.
The Holden 48-215 is a mid-size sedan which was produced by the Australian automaker Holden between November 1948 and October 1953.
Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) is the officially designated performance vehicle partner of Australian marque, Holden.
The Holocene is the current geological epoch.
Holsworthy Barracks is an Australian Army military barracks, located in Holsworthy approximately from the central business district, in south-western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment.
In physical geography and geology, a horst is a raised fault block bounded by normal faults.
A hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment with specialized medical and nursing staff and medical equipment.
The hospitality industry is a broad category of fields within the service industry that includes lodging, event planning, theme parks, transportation, cruise line, and additional fields within the tourism industry.
A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging on a short-term basis.
A house is a building that functions as a home.
Household goods are goods and products used within households.
A housing development is a structured real estate development of residential buildings.
A housing estate (or sometimes housing complex) is a group of homes and other buildings built together as a single development.
The Hoyts Group is an Australian group of companies, including Hoyts Exhibition, Hoyts Kiosk and Val Morgan.
In geography, statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or populated place is a community in which people live.
A hunter-gatherer is a human living in a society in which most or all food is obtained by foraging (collecting wild plants and pursuing wild animals), in contrast to agricultural societies, which rely mainly on domesticated species.
A hut is a primitive dwelling, which may be constructed of various local materials.
The Hyundai Motor Company (modernity) is a South Korean multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
The Independent Order of Rechabites (IOR), also known as the Sons and Daughters of Rechab, is a friendly society founded in England in 1835 as part of the wider British temperance movement to promote total abstinence from alcoholic beverages.
An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Indian cuisine consists of a wide variety of regional and traditional cuisines native to the Indian subcontinent.
In biogeography, a species is defined as indigenous to a given region or ecosystem if its presence in that region is the result of only natural process, with no human intervention.
Indigenous Australian art or Australian Aboriginal art is art made by the Indigenous peoples of Australia and in collaborations between Indigenous Australians and others.
Indigenous Australians are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia, descended from groups that existed in Australia and surrounding islands prior to British colonisation.
Influenza, commonly known as "the flu", is an infectious disease caused by an influenza virus.
Ingeborg Viktoria "Inge" King (26 November 1915 – 23 April 2016) was a German-born Australian sculptor.
Intellectual disability (ID), also known as general learning disability, and mental retardation (MR), is a generalized neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significantly impaired intellectual and adaptive functioning.
Intensive care unit An intensive care unit (ICU), also known as an intensive therapy unit or intensive treatment unit (ITU) or critical care unit (CCU), is a special department of a hospital or health care facility that provides intensive treatment medicine.
International business refers to the trade of goods, services, technology, capital and/or knowledge at a global level.
International law is the set of rules generally regarded and accepted as binding in relations between states and between nations.
International maritime signal flags refers to various flags used to communicate with ships.
The International Organisation of Good Templars, founded as the Independent Order of Good Templars (IOGT), is a fraternal organization describing itself as "the premier global interlocutor for evidence-based policy measures and community-based interventions to prevent and reduce harm caused by alcohol and other drugs".
In mathematics, the intersection of two or more objects is another, usually "smaller" object.
The intertidal zone, also known as the foreshore and seashore and sometimes referred to as the littoral zone, is the area that is above water at low tide and under water at high tide (in other words, the area between tide marks).
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.
Irish Australians (Gael-Astrálaigh) are an ethnic group of Australian citizens of Irish descent, which include immigrants from and descendants whose ancestry originates from the island of Ireland.
Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion.
An issue tracking system (also ITS, trouble ticket system, support ticket, request management or incident ticket system) is a computer software package that manages and maintains lists of issues, as needed by an organization.
Italian cuisine is food typical from Italy.
The Jacobite Syrian Christian Church also known as the Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church or the Syriac Orthodox Church of India, is an Oriental Orthodox Church based in the Indian state of Kerala, and is an integral branch of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch.
Japanese cuisine encompasses the regional and traditional foods of Japan, which have developed through centuries of social and economic changes.
Jason Statham (born 26 July 1967) is an English actor, film producer, and former model.
JB Hi-Fi is an Australian retailer of consumer goods, specialising in video games, Ultra HD Blu-rays, Blu-rays, DVDs, CDs, electronics/hardware, electrical home appliances, mobile phones and a number of Telstra services.
Jean-Albert Grégoire (7 July 1899 in Paris – 19 August 1992) was one of the great pioneers of the front-wheel-drive car.
Jeep is a brand of American automobiles that is a division of FCA US LLC (formerly Chrysler Group, LLC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
Jersey (Jèrriais: Jèrri), officially the Bailiwick of Jersey (Bailliage de Jersey; Jèrriais: Bailliage dé Jèrri), is a Crown dependency located near the coast of Normandy, France.
Joan à Beckett Lindsay (16 November 189623 December 1984) was an Australian novelist, playwright, essayist, and visual artist.
John Helder Wedge (1793 – 22 November 1872) was a surveyor, explorer and politician in Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania, Australia).
John Winston Howard, (born 26 July 1939) is a former Australian politician who served as the 25th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1996 to 2007.
John Paul College is a Catholic secondary school in Frankston, Victoria, Australia.
The Jordan River (also River Jordan; נְהַר הַיַּרְדֵּן Nahar ha-Yarden, ܢܗܪܐ ܕܝܘܪܕܢܢ, نَهْر الْأُرْدُنّ Nahr al-Urdunn, Ancient Greek: Ιορδάνης, Iordànes) is a -long river in the Middle East that flows roughly north to south through the Sea of Galilee (Hebrew: כנרת Kinneret, Arabic: Bohayrat Tabaraya, meaning Lake of Tiberias) and on to the Dead Sea.
Kaarin Louise Fairfax (born 30 September 1959) is an Australian actress, director and musician who played the role of 'Dolour Darcy' in two TV miniseries The Harp in the South (1986) and its sequel Poor Man's Orange (1987) based on books of the same names by Ruth Park.
The kangaroo is a marsupial from the family Macropodidae (macropods, meaning "large foot").
Karingal Hub Shopping Centre and Star Zone Karingal are each part of a regional shopping centre complex located in Frankston, Victoria, Australia, approximately south of Melbourne's central business district.
Karingal is a locality within the suburb of Frankston located in Melbourne, Victoria in Australia.
K–12 (spoken as "k twelve", "k through twelve", or "k to twelve"), for kindergarten to 12th grade, indicates the sum of primary and secondary education in several nations, including India, the United States, Canada, Ecuador, South Korea, Turkey, Philippines, Egypt, Australia, Afghanistan, and Iran for publicly supported school grades prior to college.
Keep Australia Beautiful is a not-for-profit Australian environmental conservation organisation.
Kia Motor Corporation (stylized as KIΛ), headquartered in Seoul, is South Korea's second-largest automobile manufacturer, following the Hyundai Motor Company, with sales of over 3.3 million vehicles in 2015.
Killed in action (KIA) is a casualty classification generally used by militaries to describe the deaths of their own combatants at the hands of hostile forces.
Killer Elite is a 2011 British-Australian action thriller film starring Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro.
Kindergarten (from German, literally meaning 'garden for the children') is a preschool educational approach based on playing, singing, practical activities such as drawing, and social interaction as part of the transition from home to school.
Kinetic art is art from any medium that contains movement perceivable by the viewer or depends on motion for its effect.
Kmart Australia Limited is an Australian chain of retail stores (low-price stores), owned by Wesfarmers.
The Kulin nation is an alliance of five Indigenous Australian tribes in south central Victoria, Australia.
Lachy Hulme (born 1 April 1971) is an Australian actor and screenwriter.
In real estate, a lot or plot is a tract or parcel of land owned or meant to be owned by some owner(s).
In common law systems, land tenure is the legal regime in which land is owned by an individual, who is said to "hold" the land.
Landscaping refers to any activity that modifies the visible features of an area of land, including.
The term landslide or, less frequently, landslip, refers to several forms of mass wasting that include a wide range of ground movements, such as rockfalls, deep-seated slope failures, mudflows and debris flows.
LOTE or Languages Other Than English is the name given to language subjects, other than English, at Australian, New York, and other schools.
The Langwarrin Soccer Club is an Australian soccer club from Langwarrin, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Langwarrin South is an official bounded locality in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 47 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district.
Langwarrin is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 42 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district.
Last.fm is a music website, founded in the United Kingdom in 2002.
Sir Laurence John Hartnett CBE (26 May 18984 April 1986) was an engineer who made several important contributions to the Australian automotive industry, and is often called 'The Father of the Holden'.
Lava is molten rock generated by geothermal energy and expelled through fractures in planetary crust or in an eruption, usually at temperatures from.
The Leader Community Newspaper group publishes 33 titles covering metropolitan Melbourne.
A leading actor, leading actress, star, or simply lead, plays the role of the protagonist of a film, television show or play.
Lee Harding (born 8 June 1983) was an Australian pop singer.
Leigh Raymond Matthews AM (born 1 March 1952) is a former Australian rules footballer and coach.
Lenton Parr (11 September 1924 – 8 August 2003) was an Australian sculptor and teacher.
The Liberal Party of Australia is a major centre-right political party in Australia, one of the two major parties in Australian politics, along with the centre-left Australian Labor Party (ALP).
A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing.
Lieutenant general (abbreviated LTGEN and pronounced 'Lef-tenant General') is the second-highest active rank of the Australian Army and was created as a direct equivalent of the British military rank of lieutenant general.
Life Saving Victoria is an Australian life saving organisation formed in 2002 from a merger of the Victorian Branch of the Royal Life Saving Society Australia and Surf Life Saving Victoria.
A lineal descendant, in legal usage, is a blood relative in the direct line of descent – the children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, etc.
A liquor license is a permit to sell alcoholic beverages.
A liquor store is a retail shop that predominantly sells prepackaged alcoholic beverages — typically in bottles — intended to be consumed off the store's premises.
Amusement rides, sometimes called carnival rides, are mechanical devices or structures that move people to create enjoyment.
This is a list of notable past and present people from the City of Frankston in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
This page lists shopping streets and districts by city.
There are dozens of commonly played sports that involve water.
A local government area (LGA) is an administrative division of a country that a local government is responsible for.
Louis Reginald Williams (1890–1980) was an ecclesiastical architect in Australia.
The Lutheran Church of Australia (LCA) is the major Lutheran denomination in Australia and New Zealand.
Lyndhurst is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 35 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district.
Madison Avenue was an Australian electronic music duo consisting of writer-producer Andy Van Dorsselaer and singer-lyricist Cheyne Coates.
The mail or post is a system for physically transporting postcards, letters, and parcels.
Malayalam is a Dravidian language spoken across the Indian state of Kerala by the Malayali people and it is one of 22 scheduled languages of India.
Mandarin is a group of related varieties of Chinese spoken across most of northern and southwestern China.
A mansion is a large dwelling house.
Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognised union between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between those spouses, as well as between them and any resulting biological or adopted children and affinity (in-laws and other family through marriage).
, commonly referred to as simply Mazda, is a Japanese multinational automaker based in Fuchū, Aki District, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
McClelland College, is a secondary school in Karingal.
McClelland Sculpture Park and Gallery (stylised as McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery) is an Australian sculpture park and gallery located in Langwarrin (near Frankston) in Melbourne, Victoria.
Mechanics' Institutes are educational establishments, originally formed to provide adult education, particularly in technical subjects, to working men.
Relative to most other Australian cities, Melbourne media is unusual in its size and diversity.
Medicare is the publicly funded universal health care system in Australia.
Mediterranean cuisine is the foods and methods of preparation by people of the Mediterranean Basin region.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The Metropolitan Strategy Melbourne 2030 is a Victorian Government strategic planning policy framework for the metropolitan area of Greater Melbourne, intended to cover the period 2001–2030.
Melbourne City Centre (also known colloquially as simply "The City" or "The CBD") is an area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The Melbourne General Cemetery is a large (43 hectare) necropolis located north of the city of Melbourne in the suburb of Carlton North.
The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is an annual film festival held over three weeks in Melbourne, Australia.
The Melbourne Sandbelt is a region to the southeast of Melbourne Australia known for its sandy soil.
The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) is an Australian orchestra based in Melbourne.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
The metre (British spelling and BIPM spelling) or meter (American spelling) (from the French unit mètre, from the Greek noun μέτρον, "measure") is the base unit of length in some metric systems, including the International System of Units (SI).
Metres above mean sea level (MAMSL) or simply metres above sea level (MASL or m a.s.l.) is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation or altitude of a location in reference to a historic mean sea level.
A metropolitan area, sometimes referred to as a metro area or commuter belt, is a region consisting of a densely populated urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories, sharing industry, infrastructure, and housing.
Mexican cuisine began about 9,000 years ago, when agricultural communities such as the Maya formed, domesticating maize, creating the standard process of corn nixtamalization, and establishing their foodways.
Microsurgery is a general term for surgery requiring an operating microscope.
Middle Eastern cuisine is the cuisine of the various countries and peoples of the Middle East.
Michael Hayden Walsh (born 5 March 1938 in Corowa, New South Wales), is a retired Australian radio and television presenter and media personality and theatre owner.
A military hospital is a hospital that is owned and operated by the armed forces.
The Australian Minister for Small and Family Business, the Workplace and Deregulation is the Hon. Craig Laundy.
The Miocene is the first geological epoch of the Neogene Period and extends from about (Ma).
Mitre 10 is an Australian retail and trade hardware store chain.
is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
Modern architecture or modernist architecture is a term applied to a group of styles of architecture which emerged in the first half of the 20th century and became dominant after World War II.
In the anthropological study of kinship, a moiety is a descent group that coexists with only one other descent group within a society.
Monash University is a public research university based in Melbourne, Australia.
Monash University, Parkville campus is a campus of Monash University, located in Parkville, Victoria, Australia.
The Peninsula campus of Monash University is Monash's fourth-largest campus, with over 3,000 students and almost 300 staff.
The Moorooduc Quarry Flora and Fauna Reserve is located in Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia and occupies approximately 27 hectares of land.
Moorooduc is a rural township in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Mordialloc is a beachside suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 24 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.
The Mornington Peninsula is a peninsula located south-east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Mornington Peninsula Freeway is a freeway in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, that provides a link from outer suburban Melbourne to the Mornington Peninsula.
The Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League (MPNFL) is an Australian rules football competition, governed by AFL South East.
The Mornington Standard was a weekly newspaper, circulating in the Frankston, Mornington, Dromana and Somerville areas of Victoria, Australia from 1889 to 1939.
Mornington is a seaside town on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, located south of Melbourne's central business district.
A mosaic is a piece of art or image made from the assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials.
Mount Cottrell is town in Victoria, Australia, 34 km west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the Cities of Melton and Wyndham local government areas.
Mount Eliza is a seaside town on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia.
Mount Erin Secondary College is a secondary school located in the suburb of Frankston, Victoria, Australia.
Mount Martha is a seaside town in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia south-east of Melbourne's central business district.
A multiplex is a movie theater complex with multiple screens within a single complex.
A museum (plural musea or museums) is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance.
Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time.
A musical ensemble, also known as a music group or musical group, is a group of people who perform instrumental or vocal music, with the ensemble typically known by a distinct name.
A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.
Myer (stylised MYER), is an upmarket Australian department store chain trading in all Australian states and one of Australia's two self-governing territories.
myki is a reloadable contactless smartcard ticketing system used on public transport in Victoria, Australia.
The abbreviation myr, "million years", is a unit of a quantity of (i.e.) years, or 31.6 teraseconds.
Mervyn Napier Waller CMG OBE (19 June 189330 March 1972) was a noted Australian muralist, mosaicist and painter in stained glass and other media.
The National Archives of Australia is an Australian Government agency that collects, preserves and encourages access to important Australian Government records.
National Australia Bank (abbreviated NAB, branded nab) is one of the four largest financial institutions in Australia in terms of market capitalisation, earnings and customers.
The National Party of Australia (also known as The Nationals or simply, The Nats) is an Australian political party.
The National Roads and Motorists' Association (NRMA) is an Australian organisation offering roadside assistance, motoring advice, car servicing, International Driving Permits, travel, and other services in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.
The National Trust of Australia, officially the Australian Council of National Trusts (ACNT), is the Australian national peak body for community-based, non-government non-profit organisations committed to promoting and conserving Australia's indigenous, natural and historic heritage.
The natural environment encompasses all living and non-living things occurring naturally, meaning in this case not artificial.
Natural resources are resources that exist without actions of humankind.
A nature reserve (also called a natural reserve, bioreserve, (natural/nature) preserve, or (national/nature) conserve) is a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research.
The nave is the central aisle of a basilica church, or the main body of a church (whether aisled or not) between its rear wall and the far end of its intersection with the transept at the chancel.
The Neogene (informally Upper Tertiary or Late Tertiary) is a geologic period and system that spans 20.45 million years from the end of the Paleogene Period million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the present Quaternary Period Mya.
Nepean Highway runs south from the corner of Glen Huntly Road and Brighton Road in Victoria, Australia to Portsea, along the eastern shore of Port Phillip.
Nevil Shute Norway (17 January 189912 January 1960) was an English novelist and aeronautical engineer who spent his later years in Australia.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
News Corp Australia (formerly News Limited) is one of Australia's largest media companies, employing more than 8,000 staff nationwide and approximately 3,000 journalists.
A newspaper is a periodical publication containing written information about current events.
Nick Scali Furniture is a publicly listed, Australian company that retails and imports furniture such as lounges, dining tables, coffee tables, chairs and entertainment units.
A nightclub, music club or club, is an entertainment venue and bar that usually operates late into the night.
The Nine Network (commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network, that is a division of Nine Entertainment Co. with headquarters in Willoughby, a suburb located on the North Shore of Sydney, Australia.
The Nineteen Counties were the limits of location in the colony of New South Wales, Australia.
, usually shortened to Nissan (or; Japanese), is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama.
A nomad (νομάς, nomas, plural tribe) is a member of a community of people who live in different locations, moving from one place to another in search of grasslands for their animals.
Nomenclature is a system of names or terms, or the rules for forming these terms in a particular field of arts or sciences.
Nondenominational (or non-denominational) Christianity consists of churches which typically distance themselves from the confessionalism or creedalism of other Christian communities by calling themselves non-denominational.
Norma Redpath OBE (20 November 192812 January 2013) was a prominent Australian painter and sculptor.
North Indian cuisine is a part of Indian cuisine, from the region of Northern India which includes the Pakistani provinces: Punjab, AJK and Indian states and union territories: Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
Novion was an Australian Real Estate Investment Trust (A-REIT) which invested in shopping centres across Australia.
The Nylex Clock is heritage listed as an iconic feature of Melbourne and is considered part of the popular culture of the city.
Within the context of building construction and building codes, "occupancy" refers to the use, or intended use, of a building, or portion of a building, for the shelter or support of persons, animals or property.
The Allied occupation of Japan at the end of World War II was led by General Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, with support from the British Commonwealth.
Occupational therapy (OT) is the use of assessment and intervention to develop, recover, or maintain the meaningful activities, or occupations, of individuals, groups, or communities.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD; Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, OCDE) is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 35 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.
The OECD Better Life Index, in May 2011 by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development following a decade of work on this issue, is a first attempt to bring together internationally comparable measures of well-being in line with the recommendations of the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress also known as the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi Commission.
Olivers Hill is a locality located in the City of Frankston, Victoria in Australia.
An Olympic-size swimming pool conforms to regulated dimensions, large enough for international competition.
On the Beach is a 1959 American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama film from United Artists, produced and directed by Stanley Kramer, that stars Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, and Anthony Perkins.
On the Beach is a 1957 post-apocalyptic novel written by British-Australian author Nevil Shute after he emigrated to Australia.
Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.
Opera Australia is the principal opera company in Australia.
The Orchidaceae are a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants, with blooms that are often colourful and fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family.
Oriental Orthodoxy is the fourth largest communion of Christian churches, with about 76 million members worldwide.
An origin myth is a myth that purports to describe the origin of some feature of the natural or social world.
Outpatient surgery, also known as ambulatory surgery, day surgery, day case surgery, or same-day surgery, is surgery that does not require an overnight hospital stay.
The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China (including the 1945 Soviet–Japanese conflict). The Second Sino-Japanese War between the Empire of Japan and the Republic of China had been in progress since 7 July 1937, with hostilities dating back as far as 19 September 1931 with the Japanese invasion of Manchuria. However, it is more widely accepted that the Pacific War itself began on 7/8 December 1941, when Japan invaded Thailand and attacked the British possessions of Malaya, Singapore, and Hong Kong as well as the United States military and naval bases in Hawaii, Wake Island, Guam and the Philippines. The Pacific War saw the Allies pitted against Japan, the latter briefly aided by Thailand and to a much lesser extent by the Axis allied Germany and Italy. The war culminated in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and other large aerial bomb attacks by the Allies, accompanied by the Soviet declaration of war and invasion of Manchuria on 9 August 1945, resulting in the Japanese announcement of intent to surrender on 15 August 1945. The formal surrender of Japan ceremony took place aboard the battleship in Tokyo Bay on 2 September 1945. Japan's Shinto Emperor was forced to relinquish much of his authority and his divine status through the Shinto Directive in order to pave the way for extensive cultural and political reforms. After the war, Japan lost all rights and titles to its former possessions in Asia and the Pacific, and its sovereignty was limited to the four main home islands.
Pakenham is a satellite suburb of Melbourne on the edge of the West Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia, south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the Shire of Cardinia local government area.
The Paleogene (also spelled Palaeogene or Palæogene; informally Lower Tertiary or Early Tertiary) is a geologic period and system that spans 43 million years from the end of the Cretaceous Period million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the Neogene Period Mya.
A parade (also called march or marchpast) is a procession of people, usually organized along a street, often in costume, and often accompanied by marching bands, floats or sometimes large balloons.
Paralysis is a loss of muscle function for one or more muscles.
Parks Victoria is a government agency of the state of Victoria, Australia.
The Parliament of Australia (officially the Federal Parliament; also known as the Commonwealth Parliament or just Parliament) is the legislative branch of the government of Australia.
Pasture (from the Latin pastus, past participle of pascere, "to feed") is land used for grazing.
Patrilineality, also known as the male line, the spear side or agnatic kinship, is a common kinship system in which an individual's family membership derives from and is recorded through his or her father's lineage.
Patterson Lakes is located in outer south-east Melbourne in Victoria, Australia.
The Patterson River is a partly man-made urban river of the Port Phillip catchment, located in the south-eastern Greater Melbourne region of the Australian state of Victoria.
Paul Andrew Edbrooke (born 5 December 1978) is an Australian politician.
Paul John Keating (born 18 January 1944) is a former Australian politician who served as the 24th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1991 to 1996 as leader of the Labor Party.
Paul the Apostle (Paulus; translit, ⲡⲁⲩⲗⲟⲥ; c. 5 – c. 64 or 67), commonly known as Saint Paul and also known by his Jewish name Saul of Tarsus (translit; Saũlos Tarseús), was an apostle (though not one of the Twelve Apostles) who taught the gospel of the Christ to the first century world.
Pedestrian zones (also known as auto-free zones and car-free zones, and as pedestrian precincts in British English) are areas of a city or town reserved for pedestrian-only use and in which most or all automobile traffic may be prohibited.
Peninsula Link (Frankston Bypass) is a freeway that completes the missing sections of the Mornington Peninsula Freeway, running from the EastLink interchange at Seaford, Melbourne, running along the eastern fringe of Frankston.
Percy Alexander Leason (23 February 1889 – 11 September 1959) was an Australian political cartoonist and artist who was a major figure in the Australian tonalist movement.
A pet or companion animal is an animal kept primarily for a person's company, protection, or entertainment rather than as a working animal, livestock, or laboratory animal.
Peter Corlett (born 1944) is an Australian sculptor, known for his full-figure sculptures cast in bronze, especially his memorial works.
The Court of Petty Session, established from around the 1730s, was a local court consisting of magistrates held for a hundred in England, Wales, and Ireland.
A pheromone (from Ancient Greek φέρω phero "to bear" and hormone, from Ancient Greek ὁρμή "impetus") is a secreted or excreted chemical factor that triggers a social response in members of the same species.
Phil Price (born 1965) is a New Zealand born sculptor.
Philanthropy means the love of humanity.
Phở or pho is a Vietnamese soup consisting of broth, rice noodles called bánh phở, a few herbs, and meat, primarily made with either beef (phở bò) or chicken (phở gà).
Physical education, also known as Phys Ed., PE, gym, or gym class, and known in many Commonwealth countries as physical training or PT, is an educational course related of maintaining the human body through physical exercises (i.e. calisthenics).
Physical fitness is a state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities.
Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also known as physiatry, is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities.
Physical therapy (PT), also known as physiotherapy, is one of the allied health professions that, by using mechanical force and movements (bio-mechanics or kinesiology), manual therapy, exercise therapy, and electrotherapy, remediates impairments and promotes mobility and function.
A physician, medical practitioner, medical doctor, or simply doctor is a professional who practises medicine, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining, or restoring health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments.
A pine is any conifer in the genus Pinus,, of the family Pinaceae.
The pipe organ is a musical instrument that produces sound by driving pressurized air (called wind) through organ pipes selected via a keyboard.
A place of worship is a specially designed structure or consecrated space where individuals or a group of people such as a congregation come to perform acts of devotion, veneration, or religious study.
A plantation is a large-scale farm that specializes in cash crops.
Plastic is material consisting of any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organic compounds that are malleable and so can be molded into solid objects.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is a peer-reviewed medical journal and the official publication of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
A playground, playpark, or play area is a place specifically designed to enable children to play there.
The Pleistocene (often colloquially referred to as the Ice Age) is the geological epoch which lasted from about 2,588,000 to 11,700 years ago, spanning the world's most recent period of repeated glaciations.
In geology, a pluton is a body of intrusive igneous rock (called a plutonic rock) that is crystallized from magma slowly cooling below the surface of the Earth.
A poet is a person who creates poetry.
Pollination is the transfer of pollen from a male part of a plant to a female part of a plant, enabling later fertilisation and the production of seeds, most often by an animal or by wind.
Population ageing is an increasing median age in the population of a region due to declining fertility rates and/or rising life expectancy.
A population pyramid, also called an "age-sex pyramid", is a graphical illustration that shows the distribution of various age groups in a population (typically that of a country or region of the world), which forms the shape of a pyramid when the population is growing.
Port Jackson, consisting of the waters of Sydney Harbour, Middle Harbour, North Harbour and the Lane Cove and Parramatta Rivers, is the ria or natural harbour of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Port Melbourne is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 5 km south-west from Melbourne's Melbourne central business district.
Port Phillip (also commonly referred to as Port Phillip Bay or (locally) just The Bay), is a large bay in southern Victoria, Australia; it is the location of Melbourne.
The Port Phillip District was a historical administrative division of the Colony of New South Wales, which existed from September 1836 until 1 July 1851, when it was separated from New South Wales and became the Colony of Victoria.
A post office is a customer service facility forming part of a national postal system.
A postmaster is the head of an individual post office.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
The Presbyterian Church of Australia (PCA) is the largest Presbyterian denomination in Australia.
The Presbyterian Church of Victoria is one of the constituent churches of the Presbyterian Church of Australia.
Presbyterianism is a part of the reformed tradition within Protestantism which traces its origins to Britain, particularly Scotland, and Ireland.
Primary care is the day-to-day healthcare given by a health care provider.
The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.
A prisoner of war (POW) is a person, whether combatant or non-combatant, who is held in custody by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict.
A private hospital is a hospital owned by a for-profit company or a non-profit organization and privately funded through payment for medical services by patients themselves, by insurers, Governments through national health insurance programs, or by foreign embassies.
Property, in the abstract, is what belongs to or with something, whether as an attribute or as a component of said thing.
A proscenium (προσκήνιον) is the metaphorical vertical plane of space in a theatre, usually surrounded on the top and sides by a physical proscenium arch (whether or not truly "arched") and on the bottom by the stage floor itself, which serves as the frame into which the audience observes from a more or less unified angle the events taking place upon the stage during a theatrical performance.
A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.
Public art is art in any media that has been planned and executed with the intention of being staged in the physical public domain, usually outside and accessible to all.
A public hospital or government hospital is a hospital which is owned by a government and receives government funding.
Public housing is a form of housing tenure in which the property is owned by a government authority, which may be central or local.
Public Transport Victoria (stylised as PT>) is the trading name of the statutory authority responsible for providing, coordinating and promoting public transport in the Australian state of Victoria.
Pumping stations are facilities including pumps and equipment for pumping fluids from one place to another.
Quaternary is the current and most recent of the three periods of the Cenozoic Era in the geologic time scale of the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS).
The Queen Anne style in Britain refers to either the English Baroque architectural style approximately of the reign of Queen Anne (reigned 1702–1714), or a revived form that was popular in the last quarter of the 19th century and the early decades of the 20th century (when it is also known as Queen Anne revival).
Ramsay Health Care is a provider of private healthcare in the UK, Australia, France, Indonesia and Malaysia founded by Paul Ramsay.
A ranch is an area of land, including various structures, given primarily to the practice of ranching, the practice of raising grazing livestock such as cattle or sheep for meat or wool.
A real estate broker or real estate salesperson (often called a real estate agent) is a person who acts as an intermediary between sellers & buyers of real estate/real property.
Real estate development, or property development, is a business process, encompassing activities that range from the renovation and re-lease of existing buildings to the purchase of raw land and the sale of developed land or parcels to others.
Rebel is an Australian and New Zealand sport equipment and related apparel chain.
In law, receivership is a situation in which an institution or enterprise is held by a receiver—a person "placed in the custodial responsibility for the property of others, including tangible and intangible assets and rights"—especially in cases where a company cannot meet financial obligations or enters bankruptcy.
The Reformed Presbyterian Church of Australia is a Calvinist denomination in Australia.
The Reformed Presbyterian Church is a group of denominations following a Presbyterian form of Protestant Christianity.
Rehabilitation of sensory and cognitive function typically involves methods for retraining neural pathways or training new neural pathways to regain or improve neurocognitive functioning that has been diminished by disease or trauma.
Rehabilitation hospitals, also referred to as inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, are devoted to the rehabilitation of patients with various neurological, musculo-skeletal, orthopedic and other medical conditions following stabilisation of their acute medical issues.
A religious denomination is a subgroup within a religion that operates under a common name, tradition, and identity.
A replica is an exact reproduction, such as of a painting, as it was executed by the original artist or a copy or reproduction, especially one on a scale smaller than the original.
A restaurant, or an eatery, is a business which prepares and serves food and drinks to customers in exchange for money.
A retail park or power center is an unenclosed shopping center with a typical range of to of gross leasable area that usually contains three or more big box retailers and various smaller retailers (usually located in strip plazas) with a common parking area shared among the retailers.
The meaning of a spiritual retreat can be different for different religious communities.
Richard of Chichester (1197 – 3 April 1253), also known as Richard de Wych, is a saint (canonized 1262) who was Bishop of Chichester.
The so-called Richter magnitude scale – more accurately, Richter's magnitude scale, or just Richter magnitude – for measuring the strength ("size") of earthquakes refers to the original "magnitude scale" developed by Charles F. Richter and presented in his landmark 1935 paper, and later revised and renamed the Local magnitude scale, denoted as "ML" or "ML".
Ritchies is the largest independent supermarket chain in Australia, owned by a group of private investors including Metcash.
RMIT University (officially the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, informally RMIT) is an Australian public research university located in Melbourne, Victoria.
Lieutenant-General Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, (22 February 1857 – 8 January 1941) was a British Army officer, writer, author of Scouting for Boys which was an inspiration for the Scout Movement, founder and first Chief Scout of The Boy Scouts Association and founder of the Girl Guides.
Robert Bell Hamilton (20 October 1892 – 15 May 1948) was a notable Australian architect and also Member of the Legislative Assembly for the State electoral district of Toorak in Victoria.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is a Latin Rite metropolitan archdiocese, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhoeal disease among infants and young children.
The Royal Historical Society of Victoria is a community organisation promoting the history of the state of Victoria, Australia.
Rural Land Sales in real estate refers to the sale of undeveloped land, usually as a parcel or tract of several acres of a ranch.
Ruth Frances Bishop (born 12 May 1933)Who's Who in Australia, ConnectWeb, 2013.
Safeway was the trading name used by Woolworths Limited until 2008 for its supermarkets in Victoria, Australia.
Safeway, Inc., is an American supermarket chain founded in 1915.
A sanctuary, in its original meaning, is a sacred place, such as a shrine.
Sand is a naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
Sand art is the practice of modelling sand into an artistic form, such as a sand brushing, sand sculpture, sandpainting, or sand bottles.
Sand festivals or festivals of sand sculpture are exhibitions of sculptures made of sand carried out in various places around the world.
Sandhurst is an official bounded locality in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 37 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.
Sandringham (colloquially known as Sandy) is a beachside suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located southeast of Melbourne's central business district.
Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized (0.0625 to 2 mm) mineral particles or rock fragments.
In the New Testament, the Sanhedrin trial of Jesus refers to the trial of Jesus before the Sanhedrin (a Jewish judicial body) following his arrest in Jerusalem and prior to his dispensation by Pontius Pilate.
Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas, or simply Santa, is a legendary figure originating in Western Christian culture who is said to bring gifts to the homes of well-behaved ("good" or "nice") children on Christmas Eve (24 December) and the early morning hours of Christmas Day (25 December).
Sashimi (刺身) is a Japanese delicacy consisting of very fresh raw meat or fish sliced into thin pieces.
A scar is an area of fibrous tissue that replaces normal skin after an injury.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Scottish Australians are residents of Australia who are fully or partially of Scottish descent.
Scouting or the Scout Movement is a movement that aims to support young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development, that they may play constructive roles in society, with a strong focus on the outdoors and survival skills.
Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions.
A sculpture garden or sculpture park is an outdoor garden dedicated to the presentation of sculpture, usually several permanently sited works in durable materials in landscaped surroundings.
A sea captain, ship's captain, captain, master, or shipmaster, is a high-grade licensed mariner in ultimate command of the merchant vessel.
Seaford is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 36 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.
Secondary education covers two phases on the International Standard Classification of Education scale.
Secularism is the principle of the separation of government institutions and persons mandated to represent the state from religious institution and religious dignitaries (the attainment of such is termed secularity).
A sedan (American, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand English) or saloon (British, Irish and Indian English) is a passenger car in a three-box configuration with A, B & C-pillars and principal volumes articulated in separate compartments for engine, passenger and cargo.
In cultural anthropology, sedentism (sometimes called sedentariness; compare sedentarism) is the practice of living in one place for a long time.
Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the deposition and subsequent cementation of that material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water.
A semi-detached house (often abbreviated to semi) is a single family dwelling house built as one of a pair that share one common wall.
A senate is a deliberative assembly, often the upper house or chamber of a bicameral legislature or parliament.
A sepal is a part of the flower of angiosperms (flowering plants).
The Serbian Orthodox Church (Српска православна црква / Srpska pravoslavna crkva) is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox Christian Churches.
Sergeant (abbreviated to Sgt and capitalized when used as a named person's title) is a rank in many uniformed organizations, principally military and policing forces.
A serviced apartment (also known as a service apartment or an extended stay apartment) is a fully furnished apartment available for short-term or long-term stay, providing hotel-like amenities such as room service, house keeping, a fitness center, a laundry room, and a rec room.
A settler is a person who has migrated to an area and established a permanent residence there, often to colonize the area.
Seven West Media Limited is an ASX-listed media company and is Australia's largest diversified media business, formed by the acquisition by West Australian Newspapers Holdings Limited (WAN) of the Seven Media Group.
Sexually transmitted infections (STI), also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases (STD) or venereal diseases (VD), are infections that are commonly spread by sexual activity, especially vaginal intercourse, anal sex and oral sex.
A shared-use path or mixed-use path is a form of infrastructure that supports multiple recreation and transportation opportunities, such as walking, bicycling, inline skating and people in wheelchairs.
A sheep station is a large property (station, the equivalent of a ranch) in Australia or New Zealand whose main activity is the raising of sheep for their wool and meat.
A ship is a large watercraft that travels the world's oceans and other sufficiently deep waterways, carrying passengers or goods, or in support of specialized missions, such as defense, research and fishing.
The Shire of Cardinia is a local government area in Victoria, Australia, in the south-east of Melbourne between Western Port and the Yarra Ranges on the outskirts of Melbourne.
The Shire of Mornington was a local government area about south of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia, encompassing the western extremity of the Mornington Peninsula.
The Shire of Mornington Peninsula is a local government area in Victoria, Australia.
In oceanography, geomorphology, and earth sciences, a shoal is a natural submerged ridge, bank, or bar that consists of, or is covered by, sand or other unconsolidated material, and rises from the bed of a body of water to near the surface.
In biology, any group of fish that stay together for social reasons are shoaling (pronounced), and if the group is swimming in the same direction in a coordinated manner, they are schooling (pronounced). In common usage, the terms are sometimes used rather loosely.
Shopping is an activity in which a customer browses the available goods or services presented by one or more retailers with the potential intent to purchase a suitable selection of them.
A shore or a shoreline is the fringe of land at the edge of a large body of water, such as an ocean, sea, or lake.
A shrubbery is a wide border to a garden where shrubs are thickly planted, or a similar larger area with a path winding through it.
Simulcast, a portmanteau of simultaneous broadcast, is the broadcasting of programs or events across more than one medium, or more than one service on the same medium, at exactly the same time (that is, simultaneously).
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Skye is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 38 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.
Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by one of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor.
Snap Fitness is a privately owned and operated health and fitness club founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton.
A soldier is one who fights as part of an army.
Sorrento is a coastal township in Victoria, Australia, located on the shores of Port Phillip on the Mornington Peninsula, about one and a half hours by car south of Melbourne.
South American cuisine has many influences, due to the ethnic fusion of South America.
South East Water is a Victorian Government owned corporation that provides drinking water, sewerage, trade waste, recycled water and water-saving services for residents and businesses in an area ranging from the South East of Melbourne to South Gippsland in Australia.
South Eastern Metropolitan Region is one of the eight electoral regions in the state of Victoria, Australia, which elects five members to the Victorian Legislative Council (also referred to as the Upper House) by proportional representation.
South Indian cuisine includes the cuisines of the five southern states of India—Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana—and the union territories of Lakshadweep, Pondicherry, and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The Southern Hemisphere is the half of Earth that is south of the Equator.
The Spanish Colonial Revival Style is an architectural stylistic movement arising in the early 20th century based on the Spanish Colonial architecture of the Spanish colonization of the Americas.
Special administrative region is a designation for types of administrative territorial entities in China, North Korea and Indonesia.
A spring is any natural situation where water flows from an aquifer to the Earth's surface.
The Springvale Botanical Cemetery is the largest crematorium and memorial park in Victoria, Australia.
Squatting is the action of occupying an abandoned or unoccupied area of land or a building, usually residential, that the squatter does not own, rent or otherwise have lawful permission to use.
In Australian history, a squatter was typically a man, either a free settler or ex-convict, who occupied a large tract of Crown land in order to graze livestock.
SsangYong Motor Company (쌍용자동차 주식회사; Ssangyong meaning "Double Dragons") is the fourth largest South Korean-based automobile manufacturer.
St John of God Frankston Rehabilitation Hospital is a 69-bed hospital providing specialist inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation care.
St John of God Health Care is Australia's third largest private hospital operator, with 23 hospitals and facilities comprising more than 3,000 beds.
The St Kilda Football Club, nicknamed the Saints, is an Australian rules football club based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The term stained glass can refer to coloured glass as a material or to works created from it.
Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 1st Viscount Bruce of Melbourne, (15 April 1883 – 25 August 1967) was the eighth Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1923 to 1929.
State Library Victoria is the central library of the state of Victoria, Australia, located in Melbourne.
State schools (also known as public schools outside England and Wales)In England and Wales, some independent schools for 13- to 18-year-olds are known as 'public schools'.
The Stony Point line is a greater-metropolitan railway line in Melbourne, Australia.
A stream is a body of water with surface water flowing within the bed and banks of a channel.
Street food is ready-to-eat food or drink sold by a hawker, or vendor, in a street or other public place, such as at a market or fair.
Strike Bowling Bar is an Australian-based company that owns and operates 13 venues along the east-coast of Australia.
Strip clubs are venues where strippers provide adult entertainment, predominantly in the form of striptease or other erotic or exotic dances.
A stroke is a medical condition in which poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death.
A studio is an artist or worker's workroom.
(or) is the automobile manufacturing division of Japanese transportation conglomerate Subaru Corporation (formerly known as Fuji Heavy Industries), the twenty-second largest automaker by production worldwide in 2012.
Sullivan Bay lies 60 km due south of Melbourne on Port Phillip, one kilometre east of Sorrento, Victoria.
Summer is the hottest of the four temperate seasons, falling after spring and before autumn.
Superheist is an Australian metal band, which formed in 1993.
A supermarket is a self-service shop offering a wide variety of food and household products, organized into aisles.
A supporting actor is an actor who performs a role in a play or film below that of the leading actor(s), and above that of a bit part.
Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) is an Australian not-for-profit community organisation that promotes water safety and provides surf rescue services.
Surfing is a surface water sport in which the wave rider, referred to as a surfer, rides on the forward or deep face of a moving wave, which is usually carrying the surfer towards the shore.
Surgery (from the χειρουργική cheirourgikē (composed of χείρ, "hand", and ἔργον, "work"), via chirurgiae, meaning "hand work") is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate or treat a pathological condition such as a disease or injury, to help improve bodily function or appearance or to repair unwanted ruptured areas.
Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional positions of points and the distances and angles between them.
The Surveyor General of Victoria is the person nominally responsible for government surveying in Victoria, Australia.
is a Japanese dish of specially prepared, usually with some sugar and salt, combined with a variety of, such as seafood, vegetables, and occasionally tropical fruits.
is a city located in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.
Sustainability is the process of change, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations.
is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Minami-ku, Hamamatsu, that manufactures automobiles, four-wheel drive vehicles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), outboard marine engines, wheelchairs and a variety of other small internal combustion engines.
A swamp is a wetland that is forested.
A swell, in the context of an ocean, sea or lake, is a series of mechanical waves that propagate along the interface between water and air and so they are often referred to as surface gravity waves.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Sydney Dance Company is a contemporary dance company in Australia.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
Tamsin Hinchley (née Barnett, born 10 March 1980) is an Australian volleyball player.
Target Australia (formerly Lindsay's and later Lindsay's Target) is a mid-price department store chain owned by Wesfarmers.
A teaching hospital is a hospital or medical center that provides medical education and training to future and current health professionals.
In Australia, technical and further education or TAFE institutions provide a wide range of predominantly vocational courses, mostly qualifying courses under the National Training System/Australian Qualifications Framework/Australian Quality Training Framework.
A telephone exchange is a telecommunications system used in the public switched telephone network or in large enterprises.
The temperance movement is a social movement against the consumption of alcoholic beverages.
A tent is a shelter consisting of sheets of fabric or other material draped over, attached to a frame of poles or attached to a supporting rope.
is a style of Japanese cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food.
In architecture and city planning, a terraced or terrace house (UK) or townhouse (US) exhibits a style of medium-density housing that originated in Europe in the 16th century, where a row of identical or mirror-image houses share side walls.
Thai cuisine (อาหารไทย) is the national cuisine of Thailand.
The Advertiser is a conservative, daily tabloid-format newspaper published in the city of Adelaide, South Australia.
The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.
The Argus was a morning daily newspaper in Melbourne, Australia that was established in 1846 and closed in 1957.
The Australian is a broadsheet newspaper published in Australia from Monday to Saturday each week since 14 July 1964.
The Basics are an Australian band, formed by Wally De Backer (more commonly known as Gotye) and Kris Schroeder in 2002, later joined by Tim Heath.
The Canberra Times is a daily newspaper, published by Fairfax Media in Canberra.
The Courier-Mail is a daily tabloid newspaper published in Brisbane, Australia.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Good Guys is a chain of consumer electronics retail stores in Australia and formerly New Zealand.
The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable (abbreviated to The Hon., Hon. or formerly The Hon'ble—the latter term is still used in South Asia) is a style that is used before the names of certain classes of people.
The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, India, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius, and occasionally elsewhere.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
The West Australian, widely known as The West (Saturday edition: The Weekend West) is the only locally edited daily newspaper published in Perth, Western Australia, and is owned by Seven West Media (SWM), as is the state's other major newspaper, The Sunday Times.
Theme restaurants are restaurants in which the concept of the restaurant takes priority over everything else, influencing the architecture, food, music, and overall 'feel' of the restaurant.
A theory is a contemplative and rational type of abstract or generalizing thinking, or the results of such thinking.
Thomas Joseph Carr (10 May 1839 – 6 May 1917) was the second Roman Catholic archbishop of Melbourne, Australia.
Sir Thomas Harte Franks (1808–1862), was a British army general.
Threatened species are any species (including animals, plants, fungi, etc.) which are vulnerable to endangerment in the near future.
Australia uses three main time zones: Australian Western Standard Time (AWST; UTC+08:00), Australian Central Standard Time (ACST; UTC+09:30), and Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST; UTC+10:00).
Today is an Australian breakfast television program, currently hosted by Karl Stefanovic and Georgie Gardner.
A toll road, also known as a turnpike or tollway, is a public or private road for which a fee (or toll) is assessed for passage.
The tonne (Non-SI unit, symbol: t), commonly referred to as the metric ton in the United States, is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms;.
Toponymy is the study of place names (toponyms), their origins, meanings, use, and typology.
A townhouse, or town house as used in North America, Asia, Australia, South Africa and parts of Europe, is a type of terraced housing.
, usually shortened to Toyota, is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan.
Toys "R" Us, Inc. was an American toy, clothing, video game, and baby product retailer founded in April 1948, with its headquarters located in Wayne, New Jersey.
Tracking in hunting and ecology is the science and art of observing animal tracks and other signs, with the goal of gaining understanding of the landscape and the animal being tracked (quarry).
A transept (with two semitransepts) is a transverse part of any building, which lies across the main body of the edifice.
A transport hub (also transport interchange) is a place where passengers and cargo are exchanged between vehicles or between transport modes.
Transport in Melbourne consists of extensive networks and a wide variety of transport services in the city of Melbourne, Australia, including.
The Treasurer of Australia is the minister in the Government of Australia responsible for government expenditure and revenue raising.
A tribe is viewed developmentally, economically and historically as a social group existing outside of or before the development of states.
In mythology, and in the study of folklore and religion, a trickster is a character in a story (god, goddess, spirit, man, woman, or anthropomorphisation), which exhibits a great degree of intellect or secret knowledge, and uses it to play tricks or otherwise disobey normal rules and conventional behaviour.
TripAdvisor, Inc. is an American travel and restaurant website company providing hotel and restaurant reviews, accommodation bookings and other travel-related content.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The Uniting Church in Australia (UCA) was established on 22 June 1977 when most congregations of the Methodist Church of Australasia, about two thirds of the Presbyterian Church of Australia and almost all the churches of the Congregational Union of Australia came together under the Basis of Union.
Van Diemen's Land was the original name used by most Europeans for the island of Tasmania, now part of Australia.
Vegetables are parts of plants that are consumed by humans as food as part of a meal.
Vegetarian cuisine is based on food that meets vegetarian standards by not including meat and animal tissue products (such as gelatin or animal-derived rennet).
Vera Florence Bradford (5 September 19046 January 2004) was an Australian classical pianist and teacher, with a very long career.
Lieutenant General Sir Vernon Ashton Hobart Sturdee, (16 April 1890 – 25 May 1966) was an Australian Army commander who served two terms as Chief of the General Staff.
The Vespoidea are a superfamily of wasps in the order Hymenoptera, although older taxonomic schemes may vary in this categorization, particularly in their recognition of a now-obsolete superfamily Scolioidea, as well as the relationship to ants.
A vestry was a committee for the local secular and ecclesiastical government for a parish in England and Wales, which originally met in the vestry or sacristy of the parish church, and consequently became known colloquially as the "vestry".
Vicinity Limited, trading as Vicinity Centres (VCX), and previously known as Federation Centres, and Centro Properties Group is an Australian Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) company specialising in ownership and management of Australian shopping centres.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
Victoria Police is the primary law enforcement agency of Victoria, Australia.
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.
The Victorian Electoral Commission (formerly State Electoral Office), or VEC, is the government agency responsible for the running of state, municipal and various non-government elections in Victoria.
The Victorian Football League (VFL) is the major state-level Australian rules football league in Victoria.
The Victorian Heritage Inventory, commonly known as the Heritage Inventory, is a list of all known historical archaeology sites in Victoria, Australia.
The Victorian Historical Journal is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal covering the history of the Australian state of Victoria.
The Victorian Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Victoria in Australia; the upper house being the Victorian Legislative Council.
The Victorian Legislative Council (VLC) is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Victoria, Australia; the lower house being the Legislative Assembly.
Victorian Opera is an opera company based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Vietnamese cuisine encompasses the foods and beverages of Vietnam, and features a combination of five fundamental tastes (Vietnamese: ngũ vị) in the overall meal.
A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town, with a population ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand.
Village Cinemas is an Australian-based film exhibition brand that mainly shows blockbuster, mainstream, children and family films and some arthouse, foreign language and documentary films.
Virgin Australia Airlines is Australia's second-largest airline after Qantas and it is the largest airline by fleet size to use the Virgin brand.
Virology is the study of viruses – submicroscopic, parasitic particles of genetic material contained in a protein coat – and virus-like agents.
A visitor center or centre (see American and British English spelling differences), visitor information center, tourist information center, is a physical location that provides tourist information to visitors.
The visual arts are art forms such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking, and architecture.
Vocational education is education that prepares people to work in various jobs, such as a trade, a craft, or as a technician.
Volkswagen, shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded on 28 May 1937 by the German Labour Front under Adolf Hitler and headquartered in Wolfsburg.
War is a state of armed conflict between states, societies and informal groups, such as insurgents and militias.
A wasp is any insect of the order Hymenoptera and suborder Apocrita that is neither a bee nor an ant.
Water aerobics (waterobics, aquatic fitness, aquafitness, aquafit) is the performance of aerobic exercise in fairly shallow water such as in a swimming pool.
The water industry provides drinking water and wastewater services (including sewage treatment) to residential, commercial, and industrial sectors of the economy.
A water slide (also referred to as a flume, water chute, or hydroslide) is a type of slide designed for warm-weather or indoor recreational use at water parks.
A waterway is any navigable body of water.
Wathaurong, also called the Wathaurung and Wadawurrung, are an Indigenous Australian tribe living in the area near Melbourne, Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula.
Wattle and daub is a composite building material used for making walls, in which a woven lattice of wooden strips called wattle is daubed with a sticky material usually made of some combination of wet soil, clay, sand, animal dung and straw.
A weather vane, wind vane, or weathercock is an instrument for showing the direction of the wind.
The wedge-tailed eagle or bunjil (Aquila audax) is the largest bird of prey in Australia, and is also found in southern New Guinea, part of Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia.
Wellness is generally used to mean a state beyond absence of illness but rather aims to optimize well-being.
The Werribee River is a perennial river of the Port Phillip catchment that is located on the plain west of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Wesfarmers Limited is an Australian conglomerate, headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, with interests predominantly in Australian and New Zealand retail, chemicals, fertilisers, coal mining and industrial and safety products.
Western Christianity is the type of Christianity which developed in the areas of the former Western Roman Empire.
A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem.
WhiteWater West is a manufacturing company based in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.
Wilbraham Frederick Evelyn Liardet (17 July 179921 March 1878), was an Australian hotelier, water-colour artist and historian, who was responsible for the early development of Port Melbourne.
William Beckwith McInnes (18 May 1889 – 9 November 1939) was an Australian portrait painter, winner of the Archibald Prize seven times for his traditional style paintings.
William Buckley (178030 January 1856) was an English convict who was transported to Australia, escaped, was given up for dead and lived in an Aboriginal community for many years.
The Wilsons Promontory, also known by the Aboriginal names Yiruk or Wamoon, is a peninsula that forms the southernmost part of the Australian mainland, located in the state of Victoria.
Wind is the flow of gases on a large scale.
Wine and food matching is the process of pairing food dishes with wine to enhance the dining experience.
Woiwurrung (sometimes spelt Woiwurrong, Woiworung, Wuywurung) is an Indigenous Australian language spoken by the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation of Central Victoria, from Mount Baw Baw in the east to Mount Macedon, Sunbury and Gisborne in the west.
Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.
Woodleigh School is an independent, co-educational, K-12 day school located in the Melbourne suburb of Langwarrin South, Victoria, Australia.
Woolworths Group is a major Australian company with extensive retail interest throughout Australia and New Zealand.
Woolworths Supermarkets (trading as Woolworths and colloquially known as "Woolies") is an Australian supermarket/grocery store chain owned by Woolworths Limited.
Beginning with the Industrial Revolution era, a workshop may be a room, rooms or building which provides both the area and tools (or machinery) that may be required for the manufacture or repair of manufactured goods.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Wurundjeri are a people of the Indigenous Australian nation of the Wurundjeri language group, in the Kulin alliance.
Wurundjeri Way is a road running through the Docklands Development west of Melbourne's central business district. It was constructed in 1999 as part of replanning and development of the former Melbourne rail yards and docks. Wurundjeri Way runs from Montague Street, South Melbourne to Dudley Street, West Melbourne via the Charles Grimes Bridge). When the Melbourne Docklands were redeveloped in the 1990s, Footscray Road was closed as a through route and rebuilt as Harbour Esplanade. To replace the through route, Wurundjeri Way was constructed to the east. To connect to this new road Flinders Street was upgraded, and the north end of the Charles Grimes Bridge was rebuilt on a curve to connect to it. Reconstruction started in June 1999, and was completed by 2001. A feature of the road, and integral to its design and naming, is the gigantic statue of Bunjil the eagle, by Melbourne sculptor Bruce Armstrong which was constructed in the median at the south end of the road. Proposals to develop this area for new buildings including the air rights over Wurundjeri Way, may require the statue to be moved.
Wyndham Vale is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 31 km south-west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Wyndham local government area.
A yacht club is a sports club specifically related to yachting.
Youth is the time of life when one is young, and often means the time between childhood and adulthood (maturity).
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
28 Days are a punk rock band from Frankston, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia.