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Residents' Association

The intriguing mystery of the errant Hoop Pine
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Business in Southbank

What cocktail are you?
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Owners Corporation Law

Breaking up is hard to do
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Federal Politics

Turnbull cuts to Catholic education
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We Live Here

Southbank residents dealt a joker
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Southbanker

Our local Tai aCHIever!
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History

Military health in Southbank
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Yarra River Business Association

Boulevard transformation good news for our river precinct
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Skypad Living

The vertical war on food waste
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Health and Wellbeing

Body awareness, lower back pain and goal setting
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

A tremendous trio
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

So depressed
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More than just a men’s shed

More than just a men’s shed Image

Tucked away in level one of the Federation Square car park is a community of volunteers dedicated to lending a hand.

The Melbourne Men’s Shed was founded in 2013 and serves as a “backyard shed” for Southbank and CBD residents who no longer have one of their own to tinker around in.

Despite its name, the men’s shed has proud members of all genders and ages. Most are retirees, however chairman Andrew Stefanetti told Southbank Local News university students often visited too.

In fact, halfway through the interview, Mr Stefanetti had to take a phone call from a mother wanting to sign up her 15-year-old son as a member.

“Apparently he likes woodwork and cooking, so that’s good,” said Mr Stefanetti.

Members also go for weekly walks around the city, often...

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Frisell lights up Jazz Festival

Legendary American jazz guitarist and composer Bill Frisell and his band got the 2017 Melbourne International Jazz Festival underway in magical fashion on June 2.
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The conversation begins

Last month’s inaugural Montague Community Forum marked the beginning of an important discussion regarding the transitional development of the Montague Precinct.
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Welcome feed on again

Following the success of last year’s inaugural Southbank event, the Welcome Dinner Project will return to the Boyd community Hub on June 29.
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Taking audiences to another space

The Testing Grounds is set to transition into another world this month as the Centre for Projection Art presents the aptly titled “Another Space”.
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The songs of Annie Lennox

Acclaimed cabaret performer Michael Griffiths will be paying tribute to singer, songwriter Annie Lennox in his upcoming one-man show “Sweet Dreams”.
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‘Give us a chance’: river committee

The Lower Yarra River Management Advisory Committee (LYRMAC) has asked locals to withhold judgement on its success until July next year.
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