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Melbourne is one cool city. As if to prove that, nearly every internationally famous Aussie hails from there, viz: Cate Blanchett, Hugh Jackman, Rachel Griffiths, Nick Cave, Barry Humphries (Dame Edna Everage) and Kylie Minogue. Geoffrey Rush not only comes from Melbourne, he's still there, loving it too much to forsake it for Hollywood
Melbourne is cool, but it's also kind of geeky, seeming at times to consist of a score of suburbs with no downtown, even though the CBD (Central Business District), with its ever-burgeoning Laneways, is a downtown if ever there was one. Still, even the suburbs are laid-back and groovy—especially St. Kilda and Fitzroy.
Federation Square's Ian Potter Centre houses the nation's largest repository of Australian art, with some 25,000 works. The three floors of gallery space...more