Yarra River


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Yarra River

(ˈjærə)
n
(Placename) a river in SE Australia, rising in the Great Dividing Range and flowing west and southwest through Melbourne to Port Phillip Bay. Length: 250 km (155 miles)
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For stunning views and picturesque scenery, Yarra River cruises Melbourne can be arranged for both days and evenings.
VICT's leading-edge design and unique location on the bay side of the port means that for the first time, shipping lines can access the Port of Melbourne without being restricted by the West Gate Bridge or the Yarra River Channel.
However, some areas of the port have limited ability to accommodate the largest ships proposed for Australian shipping routes due to access limitations imposed by the Yarra River and Westgate Bridge.
Across the greater Melbourne area, the largest proportion of Water-rat sightings occurred in the Yarra River basin (67%), followed by the Werribee River basin (22%).
Kontaveit was bidding to reach the last eight of a grand slam for the first time and the 22-year-old had victory in her grasp when she took the first set and broke twice to lead 4-1 in the second set on a muggy day alongside the Yarra river.
The incident took place on Flinders street, a major road that runs alongside the Yarra River.
After Janet first landed in Australia and having worked for the couple, she was able gain other employment in the hotel industry starting with the Hilton East Melbourne, then with the Windsor on Parliament Street and finally with her current employer of 18 years, the Crown Casino by the Yarra River. Janet has remained very passionate with her role as a Food and Beverage Attendant until this day.
The German celebrated her first Grand Slam title by going a night without sleeping - then swimming in the Yarra River yesterday with her coaching team.
Docklands boasts several kilometres of Yarra River and Victoria Harbour water frontage lined with apartment buildings, restaurants, retail outlets and open space.
The bike tour took in the Yarra River area, the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Fitzroy Gardens - with Captain Cook's Cottage, brought over from England - Parliament House and the central area of the city.