Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Sally Capp

I grew up in a news-obsessed household. Ever because I can bear in mind, latest affairs and political issues were mentioned around the evening meal desk, and different viewpoints would lead to lengthy debates.

Thanks to my upbringing, I’ve got what some would simply call an “insatiable” urge for food for news. I’m fascinated by it, I like consuming it, and I regard the ability it has to teach and advise a community on the challenges that form their life.

Over the past 10 yrs, CBD Information has cemented itself as a reliable news source covering breaking information, politics, instruction, overall health and so much more.

As the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, I see the media as an a must have instrument for retaining our community educated. At the City of Melbourne, we do the job for the citizens and traders, and it is very important they have a dependable news source to convert to when it will come to metropolis challenges. CBD News has performed an integral position in aiding us attain the residents and employees who call Melbourne dwelling.

In the course of my journey as Lord Mayor, I have savored sharing Metropolis of Melbourne stories with Sean and his workforce of journalists, who all will have to be congratulated on reaching this milestone and for the really hard work they put in each working day (and for often having to request the complicated queries).

CBD Information has coated every little thing from major infrastructure developments and financial growth to our non-halt gatherings calendar.

I admire the strong feeling of local community Sean and his workforce have constructed on the internet, normally aiding susceptible group members amplify their tales.

It is tough to believe that it’s only been 10 several years because the to start with edition of CBD Information was posted – it certainly feels like significantly for a longer period.

“The voice of postcode 3000” has a whole lot to be very pleased of in its past 100 editions, and I just cannot wait around to see the stories that are yet to appear. •


What some others said …

Adam Bandt (appropriate) at the launch of CBD Information in 2014.


Adam Bandt – Federal MP for Melbourne

“Melbourne is various. It understands the significance of high-high quality neighborhood illustration. It demands excellence and innovation. It rejects the significant organisations who are more concerned with ability than the people. That’s why CBD information is so unique and important. That’s why it is the news for me.”

Raf Camillo – President, Citizens 3000

“I continue to remember when our instant past president John Dall’Amico and I made use of to consider a trolley comprehensive of the most current edition of CBD Information, and we would take a look at local businesses all about town inquiring them to permit us to have the paper dispersed each individual thirty day period, from espresso shops, usefulness merchants and even newsagents.”

“That was carried out in our no cost time on the weekends or lunch hours, all to help and produce a robust voice for our community local community.”

“And, nowadays right here we are at the 100th edition! What a milestone for the staff at Hyperlocal Information, for Sean Motor vehicle and Shane Scanlan (in memoriam), and for our CBD local community too.”

“From the 1st posting, Unleash the CBD hounds (Problem 1, August 2014), Citizens 3000 was currently actively participating in CBD News, followed by a sequence of safety linked posts revealed for the duration of the course of the subsequent calendar year, written together with the crew at CBD Information.”

“The initially of our regular monthly columns, Photo voltaic electricity in the town (Concern 17, February 2016) was penned by Dr Sue Saunders, our earlier vice president. Sue explained what was completed at Hero Residences household building in relation to the set up of solar panels in get to decrease expenditures and strengthen the surroundings.”

Katrina Sedgewick – CEO, Melbourne Arts Precinct Corporation

“Congratulations to CBD Information on celebrating this distinctive milestone of 100 editions from the staff at the Melbourne Arts Precinct Corporation. CBD News has played a pivotal purpose in the CBD local community – for nearby companies, town staff and residents. We seem ahead to numerous more years of success and high quality regional information.”

Ellen Sandell – Victorian MP for Melbourne

“The CBD Information is this kind of a fantastic resource of community perception. I love looking through about what’s heading on in our neighbourhood and sharing what I’m performing on with CBD people. Congratulations on a massive milestone to the CBD Information crew.”

Luke Harris – President, Collins Avenue Precinct

“Since its inception, CBD Information has been a essential source of news for Melbourne and further than. In additional modern a long time, the Collins Street Precinct has experienced the enjoyment of sharing quite a few stories with CBD News and its audience. The assistance we have obtained has been crucial for town businesses through what is been a challenging a few several years and we glance forward to continuing to go through and associate with CBD Information.”

Gina Donazzan – Donazzan Boutique Property

“It has been an complete satisfaction to associate up with the CBD News. Over the a lot of decades we have uncovered the CBD News to be a newspaper for the individuals.”

“The high-quality of the content  is always reliable,  so delivering an informative and intelligent study for the locals and subscribers. Our visitors enjoy it they tell us!”

“Our corporations, both equally Melbourne Boutique Property and Donazzan Boutique Assets have relished a robust relationship with the CBD News above the a lot of years being familiar with that the public want to know what is likely on all around them.”

“The CBD Information retains offering the good quality and articles readers want and we have identified our normal advertising is significantly appreciated and valued by our Melbourne visitors. We congratulate the CBD Information on their 100th edition and want them continued good results for the foreseeable future. Well completed every person.”

Evan Mulholland – Liberal MP for Northern Metropolitan

“In an age exactly where quite a few communities throughout the condition have lost their area newspaper, CBD News has bucked the pattern. Area media keeps communities much more linked and folks extra informed of the challenges confronted by their neighbours. For a politician representing the citizens and enterprises of Melbourne, CBD News is essential looking at. Congratulations to Sean and the group on 100 operates, not out.”

Stan Capp – President, EastEnders residents’ group

“EastEnders is a compact but energetic team that fulfills regular monthly to explore matters of worth to residents who dwell in the jap quadrant of our town. We have usually been strongly heartened by the aid that we have received from CBD Information.”

“No matter whether it is in advertising our gatherings or by being an opportunity to make contributions on the issues of the day, we have been amazed by the high-quality of its journalism. The specialist way that it offers the news is spectacular – news that is current, pertinent and hits the variety of preparing, social and infrastructure issues that are of interest to both people, enterprise operators and people alike.”

“We congratulate CBD Information on its 100th version and glimpse ahead to its continued function of informing and reporting on the issues that are crucial to our city.” 

Dario Varcirca – Co-director, Nicholas Developing Affiliation

“As a local arts organisation it’s crucial that we have reciprocal associations with neighborhood media, and there is practically nothing a lot more hyper-neighborhood than CBD Information.”

“In the course of the challenges of the final few a long time, CBD News has continuously championed the Nicholas Building’s inventive neighborhood. Even though consuming our morning coffee at Cathedral Cafe, it is heartening to see our vertical precinct immortalised in the webpages of this critical broadsheet.”

Mary-Lou Howie – Pals of Queen Victoria Current market

“Since its primary editor, the late Shane (Scoop) Scanlan, CBD Information has offered the Queen Victoria Market community a voice on the essential challenges that impact it. It dilutes the corporate spin by inviting the inhabitants, traders, buyers, and stakeholders to convey to their facet of the tale. Retain up the excellent operate! Pals of Queen Victoria Market place congratulates you on your 100th edition.”

Dylan Reed – CEO, Kreate

“It’s constantly a satisfaction to operate with the CBD Information workforce to tell tales for our clients in the heart of Melbourne. Their neighborhood, engaged viewers appreciate to listen to about new bars, dining places and activities! Congratulations on this extraordinary milestone.”

Julia Browne – Founder, Melbourne Vogue Hub

“I’d truly like to thank CBD Information for championing local initiatives this kind of as ours, and spotlighting all the incredible points that are going on in Melbourne.” •

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