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Business in Southbank

Cutting edge living
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St Johns Southgate

That’s awesome!
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Owners Corporation Law

Electric vehicle charging and the rise of the machines
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Montague Community Alliance

At last, a Fishermans Bend Framework!
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Metro Tunnel

Building Anzac Station
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Federal Politics

Liberals and Nationals ship sheep
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We Live Here

Cladding – remove now, pay later?
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Southbanker

Walking for a purpose
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Housing

We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
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History

From corporate office to high-end living
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Safety and Security

Stifle the opportunity
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Southbank Sustainability Group

Sustainability talks and Boyd Park
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Health and Wellbeing

Positive psychology for increased wellbeing
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Skypad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
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Pets Corner

Enter the “Shiba Zone”
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

The cost of cladding
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Edition - September 2018

Taking our Green Spine higher

Developer Beulah International will put forward a proposal to the state government for Australia’s tallest building at 118 City Rd, Southbank, after announcing the winner of its design competition last month.

04 Sep 2018

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Push for Metro 2

Following the State Government’s pledge to build the Suburban Rail Loop if re-elected in November, the business community is looking for a similar commitment to deliver Metro 2 to Fishermans Bend.

04 Sep 2018

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Ashmor wins preselection

Local lawyer, entrepreneur, community volunteer and mum Kate Ashmor has been preselected as the Liberal Party’s candidate for the Federal seat of Macnamara.

04 Sep 2018

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Community partners

The Southbank Residents’ Association (SRA) and the Montague Community Alliance (MCA) will work together for the first time as part of the Southbank Meet the Candidates event ahead of November’s Victorian state election.

04 Sep 2018

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Residents let down on short-stay Bill

Residents hoping for a legislative solution to short-stay rentals in apartments will have to wait until at least 2021 for their next opportunity following the passing of the Owners Corporation Amendment (Short-stay Accommodation) Bill 2016 on August 8.

04 Sep 2018

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Tower gets the nod

Local architect Rothelowman has received planning approval from the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) to build an 18-storey tower at 153 Sturt St.

04 Sep 2018

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Arts-chitects appointed!

Melbourne’s NH Architecture and Norway’s Snøhetta have been appointed to deliver the Arts Centre Melbourne’s vision for the future of the Theatres building, including addressing specific critical maintenance issues.

04 Sep 2018

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Critics lash Melbourne Day

The “invasion day” label, which has controversially dogged Australia Day in recent years, has caught up with Melbourne Day, with immediate consequences.

04 Sep 2018

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Reflections on “full pelt”for 100 days

Some 100 days into the lord mayoralty, Sally Capp’s energy is undiminished and her learning along the way has sharpened her capacity to effect change.

04 Sep 2018

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Family living at Ferrars St

A proposed 20-storey apartment complex in the Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal Area is set to become particularly family-friendly.

04 Sep 2018

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Park plan out for comment

City of Melbourne councillors have unanimously supported and approved the release of the draft Domain Parklands Master Plan for community engagement after a council meeting last month.

04 Sep 2018

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Questions remain over governance

Some local councillors from the City of Port Phillip (CoPP) and the City of Melbourne (CoM) have expressed concerns with the state government’s new governance arrangements for Fishermans Bend.

04 Sep 2018

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Veteran art hangs in limbo

Both sides and all levels of government continue to dance around the subject of a potential arts and community space for the veteran community at 310 St Kilda Rd, Southbank.

04 Sep 2018

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King and Gripper unite!

The combination of hypnotic lights and abstract visuals with prodigious and scintillating classical sounds provided an unlikely yet mesmerising combination at the Melbourne Recital Centre last month.

04 Sep 2018

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Ballet classes relaunch in new-look centre

Locals can now slip on some ballet shoes and get ready to jump, stretch and twirl because The Australian Ballet has re-launched its adult ballet classes in its newly-renovated building in Southbank.

04 Sep 2018

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Freedom feeds vision

It’s the pursuit of freedom that led Julien Visse to Australia, and ultimately, to photography.

04 Sep 2018

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A sustainable merger

Two Fishermans Bend environmental groups amalgamated last month to form Westgate Biodiversity: Bili Nursery and Landcare.

03 Sep 2018

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Eva Rothschild @ ACCA

The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) has announced the first Australian solo exhibition for the Irish-born, London-based artist Eva Rothschild, ahead of her appearance at the 2019 Venice Biennale where she will represent Ireland.

03 Sep 2018

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New season of opera revealed!

Opera Australia (OA) has announced its 2019 Melbourne program, promising a truly spectacular season with five new productions, including one Australian premiere, and featuring some of the world’s finest performers.

02 Sep 2018

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