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Residents' Association

20th AGM – What a milestone!
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Owners Corporation Law

OC discriminated against a disabled owner
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Montague Community Alliance

Can we be good neighbours?
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Metro Tunnel

MetroHub opens its doors
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Federal Politics

Supporting the peaceful struggle of the Tibetans
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We Live Here

One woman’s stand gets results
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Southbanker

Giving the community a lift
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Housing

We are losing our social licence to operate
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History

Art Deco panels at the ABC
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Southbank Sustainability Group

Community’s journey into sustainability
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Health and Wellbeing

How to break the cycle of fear
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Skypad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
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Pets Corner

Jumper’s proud parents
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

Name it Domain!
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Edition - August 2018

Let there be light…in the post Rimmer era

The sky above Melbourne Town Hall is looking brighter following the announcement on August 1 that CEO Ben Rimmer is moving on.

08 Aug 2018

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Skinny tower cut down to size

Southbank’s controversial “skinny skyscraper” apartment tower looks set to finally go ahead – at less than a third of its originally planned size.

08 Aug 2018

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A fresh look at Macnamara

As Michael Danby says farewell to politics after 20 years in the federal seat of Macnamara (formerly Melbourne Ports), Labor is now calling upon 31-year-old Josh Burns to bring the party into a new era.

08 Aug 2018

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Too late for C308?

In theory, the proposed planning scheme amendment aiming to create more lively streetscapes would appear significant to Southbank. But in reality, how much of a difference will it actually make?

08 Aug 2018

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Setting a new benchmark

There is no doubting that whichever of the six ground-breaking designs is chosen to redevelop 118 City Rd, it will completely change the face of Southbank as we know it.

08 Aug 2018

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MPavilion’s future debated

Melbourne councillors have upheld a proposal to provide a further two years’ funding to MPavilion, despite some contentious debate.

08 Aug 2018

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One noisy bridge!

The loud and clattering Evan Walker Bridge is again in need of refurbishment despite already having been upgraded in 2015.

08 Aug 2018

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No ordinary AGM!

In its 20th year of operation, the Southbank Residents Association (SRA) held its biggest annual general meeting (AGM) to date, in a clear reflection of the ever-growing strength of our local community.

08 Aug 2018

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Resident Panel flagged

During her address to last month’s SRA AGM, Lord Mayor Sally Capp revealed her desire for the City of Melbourne to establish a Residents’ Panel.

08 Aug 2018

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Ballot story sparks probe

Southbank Local News’s exclusive story in July has led to a Local Government Inspectorate investigation into electoral irregularities raised.

08 Aug 2018

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Old soles for good

An initiative by DFO South Wharf to donate old soles has received more than 100 pairs of pre-loved sports shoes.

08 Aug 2018

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Business meets Boulevard

The Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) gained further insight into Southbank Boulevard at a business luncheon on July 20.

08 Aug 2018

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Hangin’ around!

Maintainance man Lee Box, captured high above City Rd, demonstrates that there is never a bad time to catch up on local news!

08 Aug 2018

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Boulevard work starts

Construction for the Southbank Boulevard development started last month and will continue for a full year.

08 Aug 2018

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New parking controls for Fishermans Bend

Port Phillip Council will introduce parking controls in the growing Fishermans Bend precinct with a three-month rollout starting in October.

08 Aug 2018

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A chance to be collegial

A more modest art fair this year gave both investors and gallerists a chance to develop contacts and consider their options more carefully.

08 Aug 2018

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Beijing Guitar Duo and Grigoryan Brothers

In an upcoming convergence of culture, the Beijing Guitar Duo and the Grigoryan Brothers are set to reunite for an evening of guitar virtuosity.

08 Aug 2018

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Coodabeen Champions

What’s hotter than a footy pie? The Coodabeen Champions now traditional end-of-season live Father’s Day show of course!

08 Aug 2018

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PSC students win at AIPP Awards

Each year, final-year students studying at the Photography Studies College (PSC) enter the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) Victorian Awards.

08 Aug 2018

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Sign up for dance classes

If you’re looking to unwind from a long day at work, sign up for Chunky Move’s year-round, public classes in contemporary movement and yoga.

08 Aug 2018

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