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Residents' Association

Giving credit where it is due
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Business in Southbank

A passion for good food
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Owners Corporation Law

Check the balcony and terrace rules first
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Montague Community Alliance

Life’s too short to be a sceptic …
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Federal Politics

Marriage equality – Let’s get it done
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We Live Here

Media campaign reaches 1 million Victorians
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Southbanker

A supportive Southbanker
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Yarra River Business Association

Looking for the reset button for river businesses
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Skypad Living

Urban forests in a concrete jungle
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Health and Wellbeing

More than just a body transformation
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

Southbank’s own Jack Sparrow
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Edition - April 2017

The deal is done

Following long and arduous negotiations over many years, the City of Melbourne has finally confirmed the sale of the land behind Boyd to a private developer.

06 Apr 2017

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Council damning of mega tower

The City of Melbourne’s planning officers are less than impressed by Minister for Planning Richard Wynne’s approval of what will be Australia’s tallest skyscraper at 1 Queensbridge St.

06 Apr 2017

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Caiafa booted off council. Riley back

A judge has removed City of Melbourne councillor and Queen Victoria Market trader Michael Caiafa and replaced him with former Team Doyle councillor Susan Riley.

06 Apr 2017

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Council supports Queensbridge transformation

The City of Melbourne has backed plans for a major redevelopment of what is currently a defunct part of Queensbridge St.

06 Apr 2017

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South Wharf Hilton sold

Singaporean investors have bought the South Wharf Hilton Hotel for $230 million.

06 Apr 2017

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A Doyle majority – what will it mean?

Now that the City of Melbourne election results have been finalised by VCAT President Greg Garde, what will it mean for governance at city hall?

06 Apr 2017

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Melbourne’s lucky day

The City of Melbourne has just got lucky with the chance inclusion of Nicholas Frances Gilley as its 11th councillor.

06 Apr 2017

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Small business recognition

The City of Melbourne is seeking nominations from eligible small businesses for its 12th annual Lord Mayor’s Commendations.

06 Apr 2017

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Carnage on Kavanagh St

A wild car chase on April 2 resulted in severe damage to several parked cars on Kavanagh St.

06 Apr 2017

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Crime’s up in Southbank

The Crime Statistics Agency released its annual figures last month and once again the numbers don’t look good for postcode 3006.

06 Apr 2017

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Have your say on traffic in Montague

Southbank Local News is partnering with the Montague Community Alliance (MCA) in hosting a series of free community forums in 2017 on the future redevelopment of the Montague Precinct.

06 Apr 2017

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Lifeline for skinny tower

The site hosting an active permit for the controversial 74-storey Elysium tower at 54-56 Clarke St has been purchased, according to a report in “Commercial Real Estate”.

06 Apr 2017

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Moray tower endorsed

The City of Melbourne has shown its support for a 51-storey tower for the corner of Moray and Hancock streets in Southbank.

06 Apr 2017

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Hot box apartments are a health risk

Southbank residents face growing health risks associated with heat stress due to poor Australian apartment design standards, a new study by the University of Melbourne has shown.

06 Apr 2017

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High school options aplenty!

Southbank families will be pleased to know that the enrolment zone of the new Richmond High School, to open in 2018, takes in Southbank Village.

06 Apr 2017

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Short-term bridge pain

Works started last month to widen the Swan St Bridge and drivers are being encouraged to plan ahead with long delays along City Rd and Alexandra Ave expected until July.

06 Apr 2017

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Bitcoin supports Big Umbrella

As part of his visit to Bitcoin’s Blockchain Centre in Southbank last month, the Prime Minister’s special adviser on cyber security Alistair MacGibbon took part in local charity The Big Umbrella’s ReaL MeaL program.

06 Apr 2017

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Bollywood fitness fun

If you’re keen to break the fitness monotony of repeated gym workouts, why not try the popular Bollywood Dance Class at the Boyd Community Hub?

06 Apr 2017

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Jake Shimabukuro at Melbourne Recital Centre

Southbank will be treated to an infatuating blend of traditional Hawaiian and contemporary cosmopolitan music with the return of ukulele guru Jake Shimabukuro at the Melbourne Recital Centre on Monday, April 10.

06 Apr 2017

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How to spend Friday nights

Friday night program is back for its fifth year, giving visitors after-hours access to Melbourne’s Winter Masterpieces exhibition.

06 Apr 2017

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Comedy Festival: Southbank

From March 29 to April 23, Melbourne will once again gear up for a festival full of laughs as the Melbourne Comedy Festival returns.

06 Apr 2017

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Looking beyond aesthetic

While Pier Carthew enjoys exploring fashion through his lens, he said his was a more “rebellious” take on the theme.

06 Apr 2017

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