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Residents' Association

We have just come through the storm of the century – apparently
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Business in Southbank

Blockchain is booming!
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Light in the darkness
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Owners Corporation Law

Strata land 2017: The year in review, and predictions for 2018
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‘tis the season to be grateful … tra la la la…
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We are losing our social licence to operate
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Marriage equality passes Parliament
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We Live Here

Open letter to the Premier of Victoria
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Southbanker

An advocate for Southbank living
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History

Television – Southbank leads the way
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Vertical Smarts
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Health and Wellbeing

Mental health makes our physical health
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

Our happiest resident!
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Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

A sincere thank you
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Edition - August 2013

Major tram stops set for an upgrade

Two of Southbank’s most prominent tram stops will be upgraded as part of Public Transport Victoria’s (PTV) Route 96 project.

13 Aug 2013

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Residents must continue to push council evolution

The changing of the guard for the Southbank Residents Group represents a very important stage in Southbank’s residential history.

13 Aug 2013

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Green light for new bike lane

St Kilda Rd will lose another lane of motor traffic to make way for a bike lane for cyclists travelling south, away from the CBD.

13 Aug 2013

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Mates on a mission gala

Mates on a Mission, the charity co-founded by Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) president John Ahern, held its gala fundraiser last month at River’s Edge Events at North Wharf.

13 Aug 2013

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Candid candidates talk Southbank

As many lose faith in our two major political party’s leaders, the federal election on September 7 may well be decided on the strength of local candidates.

13 Aug 2013

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Ski Lodge shines in winter

Chill on Ice Lounge and Ski Lodge has continued its charity raising efforts for the Starlight Foundation, taking part in a small business campaign to raise more than $50,000 last month.

13 Aug 2013

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Promo with street cred … for a bank?

Melbourne’s hotspot for promotional activity, Southbank Promenade, was at it again last month as ING Direct hosted artist INDO who helped passers-by to create a unique mural.

13 Aug 2013

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Rotary club changes

The winds of change have swept through Southbank Rotary as it last month announced that Richard Shortt would replace Steven Aquilina as its new president.

13 Aug 2013

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Radio show comes off the bench and into South Wharf

South Wharf DFO welcomed the “Off the bench” team as it broadcast its show from the shopping centre’s sports precinct. The show, hosted by Craig Hutchison, is broadcast on sport radio station SEN.

13 Aug 2013

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Changing of the guard for residents

After a year at the helm Southbank Resident’s Group’s (SRG) president Michael Smolders and vice-president Barry Janes are stepping down from their roles.

13 Aug 2013

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Litter hotspot partnerships

The Yarra River is due to benefit from a recent Victorian Government announcement for plans to establish a series of community litter hotspot partnerships.

13 Aug 2013

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Green light on North Wharf

Planning Minister Matthew Guy last month approved plans for the $90 million North Wharf redevelopment.

13 Aug 2013

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Design comp complete … but isn’t there something missing?

With much fanfare, the State Government announced a winner of the Flinders St Station design competition last month, but there was one rather important detail missing.

13 Aug 2013

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From choir boy to poet

Choir of Hard Knocks singer Simon Mansell launched his second poetry book in Southbank last month, as the Boyd Community Centre utilised its library as a function area for the first time.

12 Aug 2013

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Sculptures at home in WTC Wharf

The WTC Wharf atrium was overrun with sculpture art this month as Asset 1 unveiled 25 Sculptures.

12 Aug 2013

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Soup Kitchen keeps it ReaL

Local charity The Big Umbrella say it is not the action of providing a meal that inspires them to feed Melbourne’s marginalized communities.

12 Aug 2013

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Jim Stynes bridge update

The first section of the Jim Stynes Bridge is likely to be delivered next month.

12 Aug 2013

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Opening the doors

Southbank locations were among the most popular as Melbourne’s iconic buildings opened their doors for the annual Open House Melbourne festivities last month.

12 Aug 2013

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NOT QUITE SPRING, BUT FLOWERS ARE IN BLOOM

The Arts Centre’s latest show pleased fans of both dance and mother nature last month, as Botanica came to the stage.

12 Aug 2013

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Local heroes continue to shine

The year-long Local Heroes program at Melbourne Recital Centre (MRC) continues in August, with an array of music from all over the globe.

12 Aug 2013

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MURDOCH GIVEN A NEW LEASE ON LIFE

As an aspiring media empire, Southbank Local New’s interest was sparked by Melbourne Theatre Company’s (MTC) latest production, Rupert.

12 Aug 2013

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