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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 - June 2018

An artistic transformation for the ages

Southbank’s magnificent Arts Precinct will truly be the envy of the world following a June 3 announcement of a $208 million funding injection by the state government.

05 Jun 2018

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Lord Mayor of Southbank

Sally Capp has been provisionally declared Melbourne’s new Lord Mayor.

05 Jun 2018

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The suburb of Montague

City of Port Phillip Cr Marcus Pearl will move a motion this month to officially make Montague its own standalone suburb.

05 Jun 2018

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Crown’s heritage headache

The City of Melbourne’s proposed changes to heritage sites in Southbank may cause further hassle for Crown if it doesn’t soon submit mandatory planning details for 1 Queensbridge St.

05 Jun 2018

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Sturt St heads to VCAT

Architect turned developer Rothelowman is taking its application for a 19-storey mixed-use development for 153 Sturt St to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) next month.

05 Jun 2018

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Bella gets back on its feet

Following an unfortunate flooding incident that forced 161 residents and hotel guests to evacuate Bella Apartments on May 27, the building’s manager said he was incredibly proud of how his team had handled the crisis.

05 Jun 2018

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All boulevard. No City Rd

The two-hectare open space project on Southbank Boulevard emerged as the key winner in this year’s City of Melbourne draft budget.

05 Jun 2018

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Budget analysis

The latest budget delivered by the City of Melbourne aims to tackle a level of population growth faster than the council has forecasted.

05 Jun 2018

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Locals meet new principal

Two information sessions last month provided local families the opportunity to meet the new principal of the second new primary school to open in our area in as many years.

05 Jun 2018

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A school day to remember

The sun was shining and the students all smiling as the new South Melbourne Primary School in Southbank threw open its doors for its first ever community open day last month.

05 Jun 2018

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High school site confirmed

To no great surprise, the State Government revealed last month that the site of the first new high school in Fishermans Bend will be at Murphy’s Reserve at Williamstown Rd.

05 Jun 2018

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From horses to courses

In an historic event for an historic local icon, the reimagined and repurposed former home of Victoria Police’s Mounted Branch “The Stables” was last month officially unveiled by the University of Melbourne.

05 Jun 2018

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Green hotel

A government-backed clean energy finance company has announced a $39 million investment into a hotel project in Southbank.

05 Jun 2018

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Another Clarke St flipper!

An approved permit for a 69-storey mega tower for 55 Clarke St has been put on the market by its developer.

05 Jun 2018

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Humanitarian visits St John’s

Southbank’s local Lutheran church St John’s Southgate was paid a special visit by the Australian Lutheran World Service’s (ALWS) community action manager Jonathon Krause on Sunday, June 3.

05 Jun 2018

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Leaving a lasting legacy

Meet Paul Curry, one of Cox Architecture’s leading visionaries behind Southbank’s future suburb within a suburb, Melbourne Square at Kavanagh St.

05 Jun 2018

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Authorities get tough on oBike

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has lost its patience with bike-share company oBike, empowering the City of Melbourne to hit the company with penalties of $3000 for every dumped or damaged bike it fails to collect.

05 Jun 2018

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An amazing gift

The Melbourne Recital Centre (MRC) last month received a $1 million donation from the Betty Amsden Foundation, its largest bequest ever.

05 Jun 2018

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Visionaries visit Southbank

Some of the biggest names in architecture toured the BMW site at 118 City Rd on May 16 as part of a design competition for a future development at the site.

05 Jun 2018

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Moving on with Montague

While uncertainty remains high in Fishermans Bend, one developer with a permit for three towers at 85 Gladstone St is wasting no time in moving its project forward.

05 Jun 2018

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Pitching in for community

Workers from locally-based business Treasury Wines Estates (TWE) were out in force last month as part of the company’s annual global volunteering week.

05 Jun 2018

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Melbourne takes a bite of the Big Apple

Melburnians will get a taste of the Big Apple in a new exhibition bringing the city that never sleeps home to Melbourne.

05 Jun 2018

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Spanish male pride in the background

The circular space at the Fairfax Studio was hemmed in by sliding wooden panels as the fluffy coats of a Melbourne winter were exchanged by the audience for the imaginary heat of a Western Australian desert.

05 Jun 2018

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Second Wedding Singer

Musical comedian Simon Hill has created a show to serenade re-coupling for those who are looking to another chance after divorce as the “Second Wedding Singer” at Melbourne Recital Centre.

05 Jun 2018

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Tubular Bells for Two hits the stage

In a thrilling and intricately-choreographed performance, Daniel Holdsworth and Thomas Bamford will perform a rendition of Mike Oldfield’s 1973 classic composition, “Tubular Bells”.

05 Jun 2018

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Seeing (more than) double

“Uitsmijter” is a Dutch sandwich made with ham, eggs and pickle. It’s also the name of a photograph taken by Miranda Kremer that won her silver in the AIPP Victorian Photography Print Awards.

05 Jun 2018

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Ogy enters race for Albert Park

Sitting Port Phillip councillor Ogy Simic has been revealed as the Green’s candidate for the state seat of Albert Park.

04 Jun 2018

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