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Celebrate 2024 Melbourne Day — 189 years of marvellous

Team up, Melbourne - be proud. Your energy, heart and soul that made us one of the world's most liveable cities – an envy of the world – is unstoppable.

Cheer Melbourne and celebrate all that's great. It's time to stand for Melbourne and keep Melbourne marvellous.

Let's get back our No 1 World's Most Liveable City trophy.

Junior Lord Mayor Leonie Chen

Cool lords: Lord Mayor Sally Capp and Junior Lord Mayor of Melbourne Leonie Chen

Don't stop improving, Melbourne. That's the call from Junior Lord Mayor Leonie Chen.

The Kensington Primary School student edged out a strong field of finalists to win the gold chains.

Her Worship's big-ticket policy? A fairer, inclusive and safer community.

"My idea is to stop racism, sexism and have a city with more equal rights and greater accessibility for people with disabilities," Leonie says.

We need to continuously improve for Melbourne to reclaim its No 1 World's Most Liveable City title, she says.

with thanks to 13CABS

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We can do it: Leading Melburnians call for efforts to reignite and shine a positive light to win back our city's No 1 Most Liveable title.

Pictured: Dr Peter Larkins, Mary-Louise Sante, Brendan Tohill and John Panteli.

Melburnian of the Year Antoinette Braybrook

Kuku Yalanji woman, Antoinette Braybrook is the 2022 Melburnian of the Year

Kuku Yalanji woman, Antoinette Braybrook is Melburnian of the Year, making her the first Aboriginal woman in history to win the prestigious award.

The Djirra CEO is recognised for her extensive advocacy and service to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Now in its 20th year, the Melbourne Awards celebrate inspirational achievements of people and organisations whose passion and commitment help make Melbourne one of the most liveable cities in the world.

The awards, started in 2005 by Melbourne Day Committee and City of Melbourne, have expanded to honour significant contributions in the areas of environmental sustainability, community, multiculturalism and strengthening Melbourne's profile.


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