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Business in Southbank

Celebrating 50 years
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St Johns Southgate

To snooze or not to snooze?
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We Live Here

New laws show Spring St is out of touch
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Southbanker

A local through and through
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Health and wellbeing

Understanding your “why”
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Yarra River Business Association

A new year's chance to network
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Market Update

Hip hip, hooray for summer and holidays!
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On the Box

Law, order and entertainment
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What Women Want

Learning to fly
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Sacred Sites

Wirth’s Park
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

Hoping for help
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MCEC begins expansion

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By Nicholas Li

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) has stated a more than $300 million expansion project.

The development will add new multi purpose event space, as well as space for new exhibition halls. Meeting and banquet rooms, a 331-room hotel and a multi-storey car park will also be developed.

Financed by the State Government, MCEC and the Plenary Group, the expansion is expected to generate an extra $167 million annually for the Victorian economy, and generate hundreds of job in Southbank.

Acting Premier James Merlino said the expansion would cement Victoria’s position as a one of the world’s best hosts.

“Victoria is the national leader when it comes to major business events, and this expansion will help keep our hotels full,...

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Uncertain future for helipads

The Helicopter Association of Victoria has called on the City of Melbourne to make a definitive call on whether it wishes to see two existing helipads remain next to the Yarra River.
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Nippy: Ice slide coming to Southbank

Eureka Skydeck will set up a 40-metre ice slide in Southbank for the school holidays, running from June 25 to July 17.
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Crown’s tall order

The controversial Queensbridge Tower proposal is back on the Planning Minister’s table, with an application to build what would become Australia’s tallest building.
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Co-working space launched

Federal Greens deputy leader Adam Bandt and State Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis helped launch a new co-working space on Dorcas St last month.
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A fragmented lens

Elli Bardas’s exploration into the artistic realms of photography has been one of both discovery and enlightenment.
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A recast vision

Minister for Planning Richard Wynne last month released a new vision for Southbank’s future neighbours at Fishermans Bend, which is now being put to the community for consultation.
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