Fitzroyalty

Hyperlocal news about Melbourne's first suburb: Fitzroy 3065

volunteer roles available for local news site editors and publishers

As I reported recently, the 10 Melbourne local news sites I have established are all now receiving regular contributions from diverse sources. Each site receives sufficient content to be considered a viable project. It’s now time for the next planned stage of the project.…

10 local news sites in inner city Melbourne

During 2009 I have been building what I think is now the largest collaborative blogging project in Australia. I’m really excited to have published a series of 10 local news sites for inner city Melbourne. The final two, for the inner west (Flemington, Footscray, Kensington, Seddon and Yarraville) and the inner south east (South Yarra, Prahran, Windsor, Toorak, Armadale and Malvern), are now live.…

FOI on food hygiene in the City of Yarra

I find it ridiculous in the age of radical transparency being brought forth by the ubiquity of online information that data paid for and owned by citizens is kept from citizens by out of touch governments. I believe that taxpayer funded data must be freely available to the public.…