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Cladding confusion continues
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Southbank sisters fighting stigma
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We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
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Gangs in Southbank
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Merry Christmas from Southbank Police
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Yarra River Business Association

Reflecting on the past 20 years
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Southbank Sustainability Group

February: Sustainability Month
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Health and Wellbeing

The psychology of habits
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Skypad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
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Pets Corner

When the dog chooses the owner
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

Tram shame
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Gong for Jackie

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Melbourne councillor Jackie Watts has been awarded an Australia Day honour for services to local government and to the community.

Cr Watts was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the general division.

She told Southbank Local News she was humbled and honoured to receive the award.

“Knowing how much others do for the community, it is particularly humbling,” she said.

Cr Watts also said it was also pleasing to represent women in the award system, where gender equity was yet to be achieved.

She has been a councillor since 2011.

Cr Watts has a track record in community activism, advocating on behalf of residents and ratepayers through her work as Convener with the Carlton Residents Association, CoRBA-Melbourne (Coalition of Resident and...

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Sorrows get an airing

Melbourne’s literary judges continue to favour harrowing non-fiction, even when a festive and stylish setting has been chosen for the announcement of the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.
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Reimagining our Arts Precinct from its centre

The sense of excitement and spirit of collaboration that currently consumes Melbourne’s Arts Precinct is very real, according to one of its visionary leaders Claire Spencer.
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Culture, colour and family for CNY

Family and culture will be the focus of celebrations at the 2019 Chinese New Year Melbourne Festival to bring in the Year of the Pig in February.
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Rufus returns

One of the great male vocalists and songwriters of his generation returns to Australia to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his 1998 self-titled album, and the 2001 follow up Poses.
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Southbank welcomes Snr Sgt O’Toole

Southbank Police Station’s new station commander Snr Sgt Alex O’Toole knows our local area as well as anyone.
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Want the good stuff?

Fate conspired to deliver an alleged drug dealer into the hands of police in Southbank in the early hours of January 23.
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