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Australia: terror trail down under

Australia conjures up images of sun, beaches and a relaxed lifestyle.

Professor Peter Riddell

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People crossing Collins Street in downtown Melbourne | photo: iStock

As with most stereotypes, there is a kernel of truth to such perceptions. For example, in the annual list of the world’s most liveable cities produced by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Melbourne gained first place for seven years in a row between 2011 to 2017. This year, Melbourne came second, with Sydney and Adelaide also placed in the top ten.