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Residents' Association

The final nail in the coffin
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Business in Southbank

A reimagined favourite
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St Johns Southgate

May the peace be with you
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Federal Politics

Parliament, not a plebiscite, for marriage equality
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We Live Here

Airbnb: facts and smokescreens
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Southbanker

An honourable local
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History

The Young Men’s Christian Association
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Yarra River Business Association

Boulevard transformation good news for our river precinct
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Skypad Living

Double duty furniture
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Health and Wellbeing

Exercise-induced injury and group fitness
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

Double the cuteness
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

Red stair I
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Melbourne’s lucky day

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By Shane Scanlan

The City of Melbourne has just got lucky with the chance inclusion of Nicholas Frances Gilley as its 11th councillor.

The most-impressive social entrepreneur’s “election” to council is an accidental, but fortunate, outcome of a bizarre chain of events, which started before the October council election.

Never really expecting to get elected, Mr Frances Gilley and running mate Brooke Wandin were supposed to contest the deputy and lord mayoral positions and attract votes for former councillor Richard Foster.

However, a simple mistake saw them enter the wrong part of the election, which led to a bitter falling out with Mr Foster and resulted in both Mr Foster and Ms Wandin facing criminal charges over Ms Wandin’s enrolment address.

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Caiafa booted off council. Riley back

A judge has removed City of Melbourne councillor and Queen Victoria Market trader Michael Caiafa and replaced him with former Team Doyle councillor Susan Riley.
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South Wharf Hilton sold

Singaporean investors have bought the South Wharf Hilton Hotel for $230 million.
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High school options aplenty!

Southbank families will be pleased to know that the enrolment zone of the new Richmond High School, to open in 2018, takes in Southbank Village.
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Carnage on Kavanagh St

A wild car chase on April 2 resulted in severe damage to several parked cars on Kavanagh St.
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Moray tower endorsed

The City of Melbourne has shown its support for a 51-storey tower for the corner of Moray and Hancock streets in Southbank.
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Lifeline for skinny tower

The site hosting an active permit for the controversial 74-storey Elysium tower at 54-56 Clarke St has been purchased, according to a report in “Commercial Real Estate”.
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