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Residents' Association

Congratulations Martin Foley!
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Business in Southbank

A Wellness Campus for Southbank
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St Johns Southgate

Baubles and bollards
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Owners Corporation Law

Happy with your OC manager? Most are
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Montague Community Alliance

It really is the season to be festive!
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Metro Tunnel

New cadets start their journey
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Federal Politics

Stand together against Jihadist terror
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We Live Here

Now Labor can work with residents
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Southbanker

Spreading the word from the heartland
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Housing

We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
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History

Workhorses of industry in Southbank
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Safety and Security

Merry Christmas from Southbank Police
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Yarra River Business Association

Reflecting on the past 20 years
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Health and Wellbeing

Authenticity: what does it really mean and how do I get more of it?
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Skypad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
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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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Edition - July 2018

Residents take Sturt St fight to VCAT

Arts Precinct residents are off to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) on July 16 to contest planning permission for the Rothe Lowman proposed tower at 153 Sturt St.

10 Jul 2018

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City Rd receives a funding boost

Councillor Rohan Leppert has played a key role in helping secure $500,000 to help kick start the City Rd master plan in this year’s 2018/19 council budget.

10 Jul 2018

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Heritage hurdle

City of Melbourne (CoM) is supporting a major development at 87-127 Queensbridge St, despite continued heritage and overshadowing concerns.

10 Jul 2018

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Local crime continues to rise

Crime in Southbank continues to steadily rise, according to Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) figures for the year ending March 31.

10 Jul 2018

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Danby not fixed on Ports’ name change

Outgoing Melbourne Ports MP Michael Danby says he is not in favour of the federal seat’s name change to “Macnamara”.

10 Jul 2018

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Church burglary

Local detectives are appealing for witnesses following a burglary, which took place on June 3 at Planetshakers Church on Cecil St in Southbank.

10 Jul 2018

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Sturt St sale

Local architect Hayball has put its controversial development at 135 Sturt St on the market.

10 Jul 2018

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Give us turning rights!

It’s a matter of time before the Montague St Bridge claims another victim according to one local resident, but this time it won’t be a red-faced truck driver under the infamous overpass.

10 Jul 2018

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Doubt cast on lord mayoral result

There is doubt over Melbourne’s recent lord mayoral by-election as up to 8313 enrolled voters were potentially denied a vote due to a known electoral flaw.

10 Jul 2018

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Suburbs of Fishermans Bend

Port Phillip Council has started pushing for its three Fishermans Bend precincts to be defined as the individual suburbs of Montague, Sandridge and Wirraway.

10 Jul 2018

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Roundabouts a state first

On June 22, the first of two new Victorian-style of roundabouts opened at Dorcas St as part of cycling upgrades to Moray St.

10 Jul 2018

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Targeting ugly streetscapes

Lax urban design rules that have resulted in crammed, monotonous footpaths in Southbank are to be halted under a proposed City of Melbourne overhaul.

10 Jul 2018

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Richard Foster “lied to us”

Melbourne councillor Nic Frances Gilley used the occasion of endorsement of the council’s Reconciliation Action Plan 2018–20 on June 5 to accuse former councillor Richard Foster of lying.

10 Jul 2018

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Michael Danby bids farewell

Melbourne Ports Labor MP Michael Danby has announced he will not contest the next federal election.

10 Jul 2018

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New tower proposed

Star Auto Properties is proposing a mixed-use tower for the corner of Sturt St and Kings Way.

10 Jul 2018

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Southbankers honoured

Four locals were recognised for their separate contributions to Australia as part of this year’s Queen’s Birthday honours last month.

10 Jul 2018

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108 opens up

Halfway through its construction, Australia 108 has already opened its doors to residents and this month will open them to the public for Open House Melbourne.

10 Jul 2018

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Local author’s awaited debut

James Cristina has just released his first novel – five years after an extract from it won the Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Prize.

10 Jul 2018

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Oh dear, others on the way?

After much-maligned dockless bicycle company oBike withdrew its Melbourne fleet in June, rival companies are preparing to enter the market.

10 Jul 2018

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Southbank growth alive

Southbank has been named as a ‘hotspot’ in the Housing Industry Association’s (HIA) 2018 report on Population and Residential Building Hotspots.

10 Jul 2018

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Yalingwa @ ACCA

“A Lightness of Spirit is the Measure of Happiness”.

10 Jul 2018

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Art Fair is here!

The long-awaited return of the Melbourne Art Fair is upon us!

10 Jul 2018

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No One is Watching You

Melbourne-based, New Zealand-born artist Ronnie van Hout’s distinctive characters will unsettle and beguile audiences at Buxton Contemporary gallery this month.

10 Jul 2018

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Embrace of the unknown

A radiologist by day, Allison Rose has perfected the art of compartmentalising her sporadic lifestyle.

10 Jul 2018

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Glasses like cherries

There’s a cocktail with a cherry on a stick, a pair of round sunglasses and the words “the blue hour” written in French on a pale moon.

10 Jul 2018

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