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Residents' Association

The parking dilemma?
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Business in Southbank

Apartment living made easy
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Owners Corporation Law

Not all liability policies are created equal
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Federal Politics

Maintaining commercial ties with China
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We Live Here

Short-stays behind property price pain
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Southbanker

A jack of all arts
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History

ASBESTOS!!
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Skypad Living

Activating vertical villages
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Health and Wellbeing

Soups, salads, patience and supplements
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

Rocket to the city
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

Biased on school name
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Edition - August 2015

Council belts car share in Southbank

Car sharing in Southbank will suffer following a City of Melbourne decision to charge operators thousands of dollars for on-street parking spaces that have previously been free.

14 Aug 2015

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Waterways governance: So close, and yet …

The Southbank and Docklands communities have come so close to achieving an economic “silver bullet” with waterways governance reform but, sadly, a solution remains as elusive as ever.

13 Aug 2015

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Group compromises on water governance

The Lower Yarra River Use Future Directions Group has reached a compromise, but unified, agreement on the future governance and management of local waterways.

13 Aug 2015

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UpMarket launch

Following years of controversy and uncertainty, organisers from the designer UpMarket have finally secured their home at the forecourt of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA).

13 Aug 2015

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Community voice to be heard in Fishermans Bend

The Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has appointed a team of community representatives to advise him on the development of the Fishermans Bend precinct.

13 Aug 2015

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Close crane call

A construction worker escaped with minor leg injuries on Friday, August 7 after a crane collapsed at a Southbank construction site.

13 Aug 2015

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Tourism magnet

Southbank, and Southgate in particular, is the most popular destination for interstate visitors, according to a new City of Melbourne report.

13 Aug 2015

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Business fears eased on metro rail

The news was not as grim as many members of the Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) had expected at its Melbourne Metro Rail information session at St Johns Southgate on Friday, July 10.

13 Aug 2015

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Government releases short-stay panel report

The State Government has released recommendations made by an independent panel examining short-stay residential apartment letting, but is yet to announce any reforms.

13 Aug 2015

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Melbourne councillors consistently compromised by developer donations

City of Melbourne councillors were unable to assess a planning application at Northbank last month because too many of them had received election campaign donations from the developer.

13 Aug 2015

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Ferrars St vision

Port Phillip Council has proposed a $40 million investment into the early delivery of community facilities for Fishermans Bend at Ferrars St in Southbank.

13 Aug 2015

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Council treads softly on apartment standards

The City of Melbourne has made a high-level response to the State Government’s Better Apartments discussion paper, without making any specific recommendations.

13 Aug 2015

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High wage earners in Southbank

Southbank workers are some of the highest paid in the state, according to a new Federal Government report.

13 Aug 2015

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Crown takes a lead

Crown Resorts chairman James Packer appeared alongside Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Friday, July 31 to announce the second phase of the company’s indigenous employment program.

13 Aug 2015

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Bridge honours Evan Walker

Southbank’s main pedestrian bridge officially has a name, with City of Melbourne councillors last month ruling in favour of naming it honour of former planning minister Evan Walker.

13 Aug 2015

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Tiana stars in web series

Southbank resident and actress Tiana Hogben stars in her first TV-web series "I Can’t Even".

13 Aug 2015

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Mayne addresses the YRBA

More than 30 local business people enjoyed an engaging address from City of Melbourne councillor Stephen Mayne at the Yarra River Business Association’s (YRBA) quarterly luncheon on July 17.

13 Aug 2015

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Historic art legacy in Melbourne

As part of the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is showcasing spectacular works in its latest exhibition "Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great".

13 Aug 2015

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Marshall arrives at MRC

Marshall McGuire has made the switch to head of artistic planning at Melbourne Recital Centre (MRC) in Southbank.

13 Aug 2015

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A deeper look beyond the image

Former Photography Studies College (PSC) student Amber McCaig has crafted her style on capturing not just people but their whole story.

13 Aug 2015

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Boite Millennium Chorus celebrates African music

From ancient songs to contemporary fusion, the Boite Millennium Chorus will perform its concert One Africa at Hamer Hall in Southbank on August 30, in what will be a celebration of Africa.

13 Aug 2015

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Latin is in the air

As part of the Melbourne Recital Centre’s Local Series, internationally-acclaimed baritone José Carbó will join award-winning classical guitar duo The Grigoryan Brothers for an evening of Latin music.

13 Aug 2015

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