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Is Melbourne’s liveability gong mostly bullshit?

Is Melbourne’s liveability gong mostly bullshit?

The media and politicians continue to give it credibility but they know the EIU's 'world's most liveable city' gong has little bearing on the life of residents of Melbourne

Will population growth ruin a city’s liveability?

Will population growth ruin a city’s liveability?

Population growth brings risks and will change the character of a city like Melbourne if it continues, but it's more likely to make it a better place for most residents

Is the EIU’s World’s Most Liveable City gong rubbish?

Is the EIU’s World’s Most Liveable City gong rubbish?

Melbourne is supposedly about to lose top spot in the world's most liveable city rankings. So what? It's a meaningless tick useful only for politicking by all sides

Is being “the world’s most liveable city” such a big deal?

Is being “the world’s most liveable city” such a big deal?

Yet again The Economist's Global Liveability Index is dominated by Australasian and Canadian cities, but it says little about their differences or what they're like to live in permanently

Does Australia really have the world’s most liveable cities?

Does Australia really have the world’s most liveable cities?

Australasian cities have taken out five of the top ten spots in the EIU’s bi-annual survey of the world’s most liveable cities. Trouble is, from the point of view of city policy-makers it's meaningless

Is Melbourne really the World’s Most Liveable City?

Is Melbourne really the World’s Most Liveable City?

Ho hum, another half-year, another chapter in the World’s Most Liveable City sweepstakes, this time courtesy of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). In the latest release of the EIU’s bi-annual survey of 140 cities, Australian and Canadian cities once again dominate the top rankings, accounting for eight of the ten highest-rated metros. Melbourne remains the […]

Is Melbourne the 2nd most liveable city in the world?

Is Melbourne the 2nd most liveable city in the world?

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) 2011 Global Liveability Report says Melbourne is the 2nd most liveable city in the world, just behind Vancouver and up one place from 3rd last year. Sydney ranks 7th. But any elation is likely to be short-lived. The Mercer Annual Quality of Living survey for 2011, due in late May, […]