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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 - October 2018

Council laments Crown delay

The City of Melbourne’s planning chair Cr Nicholas Reece says there is only so long the council can tolerate Crown Resorts and Schiavello’s delay in upgrading Queensbridge Square.

09 Oct 2018

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A new opening for renters

The state government has shown its support for the emergence of the build-to-rent (BTR) market by approving a 60-storey apartment tower at 260 City Rd, Southbank.

09 Oct 2018

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Questions over local job growth

City of Melbourne Census of Land Use and Employment (CLUE) data shows some shaky growth trends in Southbank over the past 10 years.

09 Oct 2018

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Meet your local candidates

The Southbank and Montague Meet the Candidates event will be held at the Boyd Community Hub on Tuesday, October 30.

09 Oct 2018

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Council wobbles on Australia Day

There are indications that the City of Melbourne is divided and unclear about the controversy over Australia Day celebrations on January 26.

09 Oct 2018

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Saving Shearwater

City of Melbourne Cr Nicholas Reece, ExxonMobil Australia chairman Richard Owen and Central Equity chairman Eddie Kutner teamed up last month to save Southbank's renowned Shearwater sculpture.

09 Oct 2018

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Boyd park

Demolition of the 1970s classroom block behind the Boyd Community Hub will start this month after the City of Melbourne awarded the contract to civil construction company Multipro Civil Pty Ltd.

09 Oct 2018

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Much needed activation

City of Melbourne councillors have unanimously endorsed a 38-storey proposal for a last remaining key site, which sits on a less-than-desirably-activated City Rd block.

09 Oct 2018

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Another tower heads to VCAT

The developer of another planning Sturt St planning application bound for the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) is seeking approval for a tower that is higher than what was originally proposed.

09 Oct 2018

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Sturt St up for sale

As one approved permit for an 18-storey tower at 135 Sturt St was sold to a new developer last month, another 18-storey permit at 153 Sturt St was put on the market.

09 Oct 2018

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Under one roof

JB Hi-Fi and The Good Guys have found an administrative home in Southbank.

09 Oct 2018

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Heritage slowed

A Doyle-era conflict of interest stalled City of Melbourne’s Future Melbourne Committee during its October 2 meeting on Southbank heritage.

09 Oct 2018

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New era for market

South Melbourne Market (SMM) will usher in a new era in March when it introduces a revitalised management committee.

09 Oct 2018

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E-scooting into the oBike void

After Melbourne’s first venture into dockless bicycles proved disastrous, an electric scooter company wants to fill the void.

09 Oct 2018

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Framework final

The state government has released the final framework and planning controls for Fishermans Bend.

09 Oct 2018

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Strata dwellers face solar discrimination

While the major political parties are setting out to woo voters with solar subsidies, these policies do little for strata dwellers such as Southbankers.

09 Oct 2018

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Talking transport

The three major candidates for the state seat of Albert Park answered questions on local transport issues at the Metropolitan Transport Forum for Port Phillip last month.

09 Oct 2018

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A tour of our Arts Precinct and its people

Arts organisations in Southbank talk a lot about being part of Melbourne’s dedicated Arts Precinct – but what does that really mean?

09 Oct 2018

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Councillor second term report card

At the end of year two of the current council, Southbank Local News assesses the performance of Melbourne's 11 councillors.

09 Oct 2018

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Funnelling the fumes

Did you know that Transurban is responsible for managing the air quality from the ventilation stack on Grant St?

09 Oct 2018

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“Rewarding” clean up

On World Clean Up Day, about 300 volunteers gathered in front of Southgate Avenue after a two-hour spring cleaning of the city.

09 Oct 2018

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Southbank comes alive with Arts Festival

Melbourne International Arts Festival is a yearly wake-up call to bring the city alive, to make new friends and rekindle old friendships.

09 Oct 2018

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All he needs is a plug

A failed robot, circa 2007, lies on the floor. He’s carved out of wood and is human-like, with arms, legs, a torso, wooden blocks for feet and hands and an opening for a mouth and eyes.

09 Oct 2018

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Milestone concert

The Newsboys Foundation will be celebrating its 125-year milestone with a diverse cross-cultural concert – 125BPM – in collaboration with Melbourne Youth Orchestras (MYO) and Outer Urban Projects (OUP).

09 Oct 2018

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All you can dance

Whether you’re a dance enthusiast, an observer or just someone looking to have a good time, the 24-hour dance project was curated for you.

09 Oct 2018

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Exposing modern hospitality

Gabrielle Pearson’s original stage play, Waiting On You, promises audiences a raw and relatable story of a young woman’s life in a foreign, underground world of modern hospitality.

09 Oct 2018

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Creating journeys of discovery

For Carr Designs’ Chris McCue, designing the vision of a world-class residential and community precinct is about providing a base that allows the personalities of its future residents to flourish.

09 Oct 2018

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Metamorphosis at Malthouse

In Opera Australia’s first ever show at the Malthouse Theatre, baritone Simon Lobelson will play a man-turned-insect in Franz Kafka’s dark comedy Metamorphosis from October 25 to 27.

09 Oct 2018

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Pushing the limits

For Luke David, his passion for photography started when he first purchased a camera for a trip to Japan.

09 Oct 2018

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