marcus westbury

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How the #NBN has (actually) changed my life

May 13th, 2013 194 Comments

It’s a quirk of fate and geography that our family home and my work at the Renew Australia office in the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick are both smack bang in the middle of one of the first mainland rollout zones for the Australia’s fibre-to-the-home National Broadband Network. We’ve now been on it for more than a […]

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Artists and gentrification: property v possibility?

June 23rd, 2010 4 Comments

ARE rising property prices a threat to cultural diversity? How do we keep artist and creative communities living and working in our cities as rising property prices threaten to slowly push them out? Later this week, various venues around Fitzroy will host an “anti-gentrification festival” hosted by the “radical craft group” Craft Cartel. Their aim, […]

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