Melbourne inner suburb: still has back yards/gardens, still has neighbours, still has trees!

August 4th, 2013, 7am

Still has nearby public transport, still has nearby affordable health care, still has parks . . .

For three years in a row, Melbourne has been deemed the world’s most liveable city as surveyed by The Economist Intelligence Unit. To get this rating, the EIU scores each city on over 30 qualitative and quantitative factors, across five broad categories:

Culture and environment

In other words, we know what makes great cities. We know how to live ‘the good life’. But, if capitalism or socialism are allowed to run rampant . . .

Stephen and Paul said thanks.

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David Wade Chambers

Born in Oklahoma: 30 years in US. 6 years in Canada, 40 years in Australia. Academic field: history and philosophy of science. Currently, teach indigenous studies online at Institute of American Indian Arts (Santa Fe, NM) and Brandon University (Manitoba). Come visit our B&B on Australia's Great Ocean Road. Mate's Rates for Hi community! (

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