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Looking for the reset button for river businesses
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Getting back to basics
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Edition - April 2014

Council debates residential rights

Residential rights were put back on the City of Melbourne (CoM) agenda in April when Councillor Rohan Leppert moved to have third party appeal rights reintroduced to Southbank.

15 Apr 2014

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Council approves tower, now on Minister’s desk_2921

A new development application came before the Future Melbourne Committee in April and is now on the Planning Minister Matthew Guy’s desk for deliberation.

15 Apr 2014

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Engine brakes ain’t noise pollution … anymore

Southbank residents who live within earshot of the Burnley Tunnel entrance have had a massive breakthough, after VicRoads installed a static noise camera, in an attempt to lessen traffic noise.

15 Apr 2014

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Stynes Bridge is on track

Construction of the Jim Stynes Bridge at North Wharf is nearing completion.

15 Apr 2014

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Local Lions on the horizon

Lions International has seen an opportunity in Southbank and is looking to establish a group based in the area.

15 Apr 2014

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MCEC wins awards

Southbank’s own Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) has been showered in glory at the annual Victorian Meetings and Events Australia awards, taking home five awards.

15 Apr 2014

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Population hits 15,000

You only have to look around Southbank to understand its residential population is growing quickly and the Australian Bureau of Statistics released some new findings to confirm that fact last month.

15 Apr 2014

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Holiday fun at Boyd

There’s been plenty of school holiday fun on offer at Boyd Community Hub during April, with kids enjoying activities provided by the City of Melbourne’s library services.

15 Apr 2014

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Southbank history a lot more than just industrial

The National Heritage Festival kicked off in April and Southbank will take centre stage in May during a walk through Melbourne’s history.

15 Apr 2014

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Switzerland on show as Swiss Festival hits Square

Queensbridge Square has never looked like this before.

15 Apr 2014

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Helping out Melbourne’s homeless, with gormet soup

The Feed Melbourne Appeal hit the streets (well, square) of Southbank last month as workers and locals were offered gourmet soup for lunch.

15 Apr 2014

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Harmony day fun at Boyd

Boyd Community Centre hosted Harmony Day last month, with many locals joining in on the festivities.

15 Apr 2014

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Thousands complete fun run through Southbank streets

The annual Run for the Kids fun run travelled through Southbank in April, with thousands of runners competing.

15 Apr 2014

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Friday night is boogie night

The 1st Friday Dance Club again gave keen dancers the opportunity to learn some new moves at Queensbridge Square in April.

15 Apr 2014

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Call for morning tea hosts

The call has again gone out for Southbank residents and businesses to participate in Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea.

15 Apr 2014

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Showing off the country life

Us city slickers got a taste of the simpler life in April, when the Regional Victoria Living Expo came to town, displaying at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC).

15 Apr 2014

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Lord Mayor commendations

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle opened applications for the 2014 Lord Mayor Commendations last month, recognising small businesses based in the City of Melbourne for their contribution to the city.

15 Apr 2014

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Melbourne Now, closed.

One of the National Gallery of Victoria’s (NGV) most talked about and heavily promoted programs, ‘Melbourne Now’, has come to an end.

15 Apr 2014

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Connecting with the MSO

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) launched a new program last month, in an attempt to connect with the next generation of orchestra musicians and fans.

15 Apr 2014

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Dragon returns

Iconic rock band Dragon will visit Southbank as part of their Trilogy tour, celebrating its three stages of recording, from the early 70s through to today.

15 Apr 2014

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Check out our very own private cinema

Among the high-rise apartment towers in Southbank, there are any number of hidden locations. ‘Southbank Local News’ found one last month and it’s so good, we can’t help but share it with you.

14 Apr 2014

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Brass quintet return to Australia

The American Brass Quintet hasn’t visited Australia in four decades, but it returns in May for a tour around the country.

14 Apr 2014

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