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Residents' Association

We have just come through the storm of the century – apparently
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Business in Southbank

Blockchain is booming!
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St Johns Southgate

Light in the darkness
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Owners Corporation Law

Strata land 2017: The year in review, and predictions for 2018
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Montague Community Alliance

‘tis the season to be grateful … tra la la la…
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Housing

We are losing our social licence to operate
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Federal Politics

Marriage equality passes Parliament
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We Live Here

Open letter to the Premier of Victoria
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Southbanker

An advocate for Southbank living
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History

Television – Southbank leads the way
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Skypad Living

Vertical Smarts
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Health and Wellbeing

Mental health makes our physical health
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

Our happiest resident!
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

A sincere thank you
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Boyd Park concept plan revealed

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The project for Southbank’s long-awaited Boyd Park took a giant step forwards in November as the City of Melbourne released its draft concept plan for consultation.

Demolition of the two-storey classroom building at the rear of Boyd and construction of the park is expected to commence in April and locals can expect to see the entire park fully completed in 2020.

Following on from its community consultation conducted back in 2014, the City of Melbourne has devised a concept plan with a range of interesting features based on feedback received at the time.

The key feature sees a “Village Green” proposed for the area along Balston St – an expansive piece of green open space that would take up a majority of the site.

To the rear of the vast open space...

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Building the brand of Melbourne

Visit Victoria’s general manager of major events Damien de Bohun provided the Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) with an engaging insight into his vision for our city at its luncheon on November 24.
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Celebrate queer arts and culture with Midsumma

While rainbow flags swarm the city to celebrate the yes vote, Melbourne’s favourite Midsumma Festival will kick off with a bang in Southbank.
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Cladding issue is going nowhere fast

The state government is refining ways to detect flammable cladding and prevent more being installed on buildings in the future, but is doing nothing to determine who should pay for such re-work.
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Where are the retirement villages for Southbank’s high-rise residents?

Over the course of 2017 a group of like-minded consultants have been conceptualising a vertical “multi-age precinct” (MAP) in response to the lack of retirement options and the housing accessibility in the inner city.
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Learning the art of fashion

Since its inception in 2012, fashion design at Holmesglen’s city campus in Southbank has grown and flourished.
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A bigger Arts Precinct?

Could Southbank’s world-famous Arts Precinct get any bigger?
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