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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 - April 2015

Southbank to get its police station

After many years of waiting, Southbank Local News understands that a site has been selected for a new Southbank Police Station.

16 Apr 2015

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Easter Sunday siege brings Southbank to a stand-still

Shockwaves were sent through Southbank late on Easter Sunday after a man allegedly held a woman hostage for about eight hours inside the Ludlow Bar and Restaurant at Riverside Quay.

16 Apr 2015

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Unfair car share

Car rental operator Lee Tambouras says City of Melbourne (CoM) support for car share companies is discriminatory.

16 Apr 2015

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Residents spend big

City of Melbourne residents spend four times as much as workers in Melbourne’s shops, cafes and bars, new research has revealed.

16 Apr 2015

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Minister is aiming for a positive legacy

New Planning Minister Richard Wynne says he’s got the best job in town.

16 Apr 2015

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Crime rate up more than 20 per cent

While it remains one of the safest suburbs in Melbourne, crime has increased by more than 20 per cent in Southbank, according to crime data released last month.

16 Apr 2015

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Terminator’s shock visit

Southbank business owner Daniel Feldman was “surprised, delighted and more than a little star struck” last month when Hollywood megastar Arnold Schwarzenegger stopped by for a surprise visit.

16 Apr 2015

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Come join the conversation

The Cafe Kere Kere team at Boyd Community Hub is calling on Southbank residents to have a “Community Conversation.”

16 Apr 2015

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Footbridge to honour the father of Southbank

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has flagged a proposal to name the footbridge connecting the Flinders St underpass to Southbank, in honour of former Labor Planning Minister Evan Walker.

16 Apr 2015

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Testing Grounds winter closure

Southbank’s community arts space Testing Grounds has gone into hibernation for the winter months and will no longer be open daily.

16 Apr 2015

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Businesses seek an activated waterway

The Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) released a position statement last month calling on the State Government to adopt an independent management authority for Melbourne’s waterfront.

16 Apr 2015

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Penthouse sale breaks records

In what will be the tallest residence in the southern hemisphere, Australia 108’s 100th level penthouse sold this month for a record $25 million.

16 Apr 2015

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Council ire on property taxation

The City of Melbourne has warned the Federal Government to keep its fingers out of the property-based taxation pie.

16 Apr 2015

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Calls to protect Yarra

A report released last month has called for the adoption of a new governance structure to protect the Yarra River.

16 Apr 2015

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Council stalls on Fishermans Bend

The City of Port Phillip has voted to stall on approving any further applications for Fishermans Bend.

16 Apr 2015

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Planning vision revamped

The Andrews Labor Government is giving Plan Melbourne a reboot to ensure it delivers the kind of city the community needs.

16 Apr 2015

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Hoda captures national prize

Photography Studies College teacher Hoda Afshar’s stirring image of a young Iranian boy was judged best entry at this year’s National Photographic Portrait Prize

16 Apr 2015

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Abbey Road comes to Southbank

The world-famous Abbey Road Studios in London has announced its first international foray, with its educational institute set to launch in Southbank in August.

16 Apr 2015

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Golden Age of China

The National Gallery of Victoria, in partnership with the Palace Museum in Beijing, is currently playing host to an exhibition featuring rare and valuable works from one of the cultural high points of antiquity.

16 Apr 2015

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Thanks Kylie

One of Melbourne’s favourite daughters, Kylie Minogue, has made an extremely generous donation to our already incredible arts and culture landscape.

16 Apr 2015

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Studio puts VCA at the cutting edge

The life and legacy of Australian jazz musician Brian Brown OAM has been honoured with the launch of a newly-upgraded recording studio at the Victorian College of the Arts in Southbank.

16 Apr 2015

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Play Day at Boyd

50 local families flocked to the Boyd Community Hub on March 18 for the inaugural Boyd Play Day.

16 Apr 2015

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MCEC’s record Friday

Almost 80,000 visited the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre for the Good Friday Appeal, producing a record-breaking total of $17,109,063 for the Royal Children’s Hospital.

16 Apr 2015

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