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Being rather than doing
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Breaking up is hard to do
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Looking for the reset button for river businesses
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Sharing and taking in vertical villages
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Getting back to basics
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The making of a lord mayor
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A tremendous trio
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Edition - August 2012

We’re healthy, wealthy and wise

The 2011 census results were released last month and showed Southbank is full of educated young professionals, students, people who are more likely to be renting than own their home and people who earn more than the majority of Australia.

17 Jul 2012

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Boyd a step in the right direction

As reported on page 1 and 6 the Boyd library and community centre was opened by the City of Melbourne last month.

17 Jul 2012

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Packed to the rafters

The cries for more open space in Southbank became even more justified last month as it was revealed the suburb is the most congestedin Melbourne.

17 Jul 2012

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Eureka’s sister site up for sale

The sister apartment complex to Eureka tower is in major doubt, after owners of the site put it on the market.

17 Jul 2012

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Salsa keeps us warm

City of Melbourne’s first Friday dance club helped keep locals warm last month as the red stairs at Queensbridge Square were transformed into a Spanish dance floor.

17 Jul 2012

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Tibetan leader visits

Southbank had a special visitor last month when we played host to Tibetan political leader Dr Lobsang Sangay, who has been chosen by the Dalai Lama to become the next spiritual leader of Tibet.

17 Jul 2012

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New suburbs announced

Planning Minister Mathew Guy has outlined the new residential district known as Fisherman’s Bend, with three more suburbs to join our new neighbour Montague.

17 Jul 2012

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Hamer Hall reopening upon us

Mark July 26 in your diary. After a long redevelopment, this is the date the Arts Centre will reopen and spectacularly reintroduce itself to the Yarra River.

17 Jul 2012

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Local library open for business

The City of Melbourne last month opened Boyd, Southbank’s much-vaunted library and community space.

17 Jul 2012

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SRG gets high-tech

The evolution of the Southbank Residents Group (SRG) has continued, with the launch of its new website, Facebook and Twitter pages.

17 Jul 2012

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West-end opens at Crown

West-end ambassadors Jesinta Campbell and Shane Crawford enjoy the refurbished section of Crown, at the opening last month.

17 Jul 2012

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Questions asked on toxic site

New Southbank towers may have been built on contaminated land, had it not been for the intervention of the City of Melbourne and some observant construction workers.

17 Jul 2012

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Pack your snorkel

The Victorian Minister for Environment and Climate Change announced last month the arrival of “detailed mapping of Victoria’s coast line” showing sea level rise due to climate change.

17 Jul 2012

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Bomb scare

A bomb scare forced the closure of Riverside Quay last month and caused evacuations of surrounding buildings.

17 Jul 2012

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Art installations add to Arts Centre

As reported on page 5, Hamer Hall is close to completion and as part of the opening an art display was unveiled last month.

17 Jul 2012

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Men’s shed meeting is first step

A second and more formal meeting was held by a group of locals last month to discuss and plan for the possibility of a Southbank men’s shed.

17 Jul 2012

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Goodbye Ms Tonks

After 18 years in the job, Melbourne Theatre Company’s (MTC) general manager Ann Tonks is stepping aside, with the organisation in considerably better shape than when she started.

16 Jul 2012

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Happy to stay small

New research was released last month suggesting small and medium-sized business owners were happier than ever heading into a new financial year, a trend which is mirrored here in Southbank.

16 Jul 2012

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New year, new direction for symphony orchestra

The reopening of Hamer Hall is not the only exciting news for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO), which announced its new chief conductor and principal guest conductor for 2013.

15 Jul 2012

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