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Candidates night success
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Business in Southbank

Gorsia Designs opens in Southbank
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St Johns Southgate

Heroes and villains
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Owners Corporation Law

Why the delay Minister?
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Montague Community Alliance

Can you plan a Montague culture …
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Housing

We are losing our social licence to operate
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Federal Politics

A personally fulfilling outcome
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We Live Here

Make your vote count
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Southbanker

Gold “Porsche-un” for Niven
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History

Limbless in Southbank
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Yarra River Business Association

There’s so much to love about the Yarra
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Skypad Living

Vertical visions of lord mayoral candidates
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Health and Wellbeing

Stress in relationships:the sources and the antidotes
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Pets Corner

Not so graceful groodles
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

Get off your bike!
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Edition - April 2018

Community waits on Crown “benefits”

The local community could be waiting a very long time for the “public benefits package” it was promised by Crown as part of its plans to construct Australia’s tallest tower at 1 Queensbridge St, Southbank.

11 Apr 2018

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Locals lose hope on Sturt St

Following a meeting with Member for Albert Park Martin Foley last month, members of the Save Dodds Street group say they aren’t holding out hope that high-rise towers will be curbed in the Arts Precinct.

11 Apr 2018

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Changing of the guard

Editor Sean Car has bought into Southbank Local News and will become sole director in July 2019.

11 Apr 2018

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Forum produces fireworks

The first Montague Community Forum of 2018 last month produced a fiery display as politicians from the three major parties shared their visions for the future of the Montague Precinct.

11 Apr 2018

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Woolworths announced

In answer to the rising population’s need for local amenities, residents can finally welcome the suburbs first full-line supermarket as part of the Melbourne Square project on Kavanagh St.

11 Apr 2018

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Meet the candidates

The Southbank Residents’ Association (SRA) will host a Meet The Candidates event at the Boyd Community Hub on Thursday, April 26, ahead of the Lord Mayoral elections on May 11.

11 Apr 2018

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CEO buries Freckelton investigation

The full extent of allegations against former lord mayor Robert Doyle will probably never be known as council CEO Ben Rimmer tries to kill off the $1million investigation he started last December.

11 Apr 2018

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Market goes plastic free

In an effort to support a more green and sustainable future, the South Melbourne Market is going plastic free.

11 Apr 2018

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What can a lord mayor do?

Being elected Melbourne’s Lord Mayor doesn’t necessarily mean the winner will have any capacity to change anything or get anything done.

11 Apr 2018

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Local candidate

Local single-mum Nathalie O’sughrue has thrown her hat into the ring to become Melbourne’s next lord mayor.

11 Apr 2018

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Locals rally for Louise

While the news of a new park at Boyd is welcome news to Southbank, it has come at a cost for one of our most loved locals, artist Louise Baker.

11 Apr 2018

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Lord mayoral election is a lottery

Melbourne votes for a new lord mayor this month, but the winner won’t necessarily be the most popular.

11 Apr 2018

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Fighting for St Kilda Rd

Meet the people fighting on behalf of Southbank and the entire St Kilda Rd precinct to protect our city’s most revered boulevard.

11 Apr 2018

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Business group forms for the Bend

The business community in Fishermans Bend came together last month to officially launch the Fishermans Bend Business Forum (FBBF).

11 Apr 2018

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Owners to cop cladding cost

Strata lawyer Tom Bacon says the Victorian Government seems more determined than ever to burden apartment owners with the cost of removing non-compliant cladding.

11 Apr 2018

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Doyle damned by investigators

The City of Melbourne’s independent investigation into sexual harassment claims against former lord mayor Robert Doyle has returned four adverse findings.

11 Apr 2018

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Political backing for pool

Support for a swimming pool in the Yarra River has heightened, with key political figures calling on the State Government to assess the viability of the concept.

11 Apr 2018

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Park name endorsed

The City of Port Phillip has endorsed the name Kirrip Park as the title of its new community park currently under construction on Ferrars St in Montague.

11 Apr 2018

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Lunch, business and security

The Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) was given a gritty insight into the world of counter terrorism by guest speaker David Crompton-Guard at its business lunch on March 23.

11 Apr 2018

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Local table tennis league

A new table tennis league at West Village at South Wharf is working to fight loneliness and build friendships.

11 Apr 2018

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Local hospitality

For Carol San, Holmesglen’s Bachelor of Hospitality Management represented her gateway to the industry.

11 Apr 2018

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Superhero Day!

Five to 12 year olds girls showed off their super powers at One Roof in Southbank on March 24 for Superhero Daughter Day 2018!

11 Apr 2018

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Chunky Move finds its Common Ground

Chunky Move redefines contemporary dance with artistic director, Anouk van Dijk’s new work, “Common Ground”.

11 Apr 2018

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Mexico City comes to ACCA

A city is only as interesting as the stories people tell about it, is the idea behind the latest exhibition to hit ACCA this month.

11 Apr 2018

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Dive into deep listening

Jazz and indigenous culture have collided in “The Art and Beauty of Deep Listening”.

11 Apr 2018

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Loving land and people

For Guy and Catherine Cameron, photography is an advocacy tool for shining a light on the planet and its people.

11 Apr 2018

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A performance worth waiting for

Archie Roach is reuniting with award-winning trio Tiddas for a special performance at Hamer Hall on May 6.

11 Apr 2018

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Comedy round up

The international comedy festival is back for another big year with heaps of shows packed across four venues in Southbank.

11 Apr 2018

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