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The parking dilemma?
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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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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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Power Street – Southbank
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Biased on school name
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Edition - Dec/Jan 2014-15

Residents fight to protect the Shrine

A new community group has been launched in direct protest to current, approved and proposed Southbank developments, which cast a shadow over the Shrine of Remembrance.

14 Dec 2014

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Season’s greetings Southbank

Welcome to the final edition of the ‘Southbank Local News’ for 2014.

14 Dec 2014

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City Rd death fall

A 21-year-old Melton man has died after falling 20-storeys from the balcony of a City Rd apartment in Southbank.

14 Dec 2014

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Council compromised by developer donations

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

14 Dec 2014

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Shorten shocked by state of disability

More than 20 experts from the disability sector gathered at the Boyd Community Hub in Southbank last month, for a forum convened by federal Labor Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.

14 Dec 2014

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Foley holds on to Albert Park once more

Labor MP Martin Foley enters another term as member for Albert Park after retaining his seat at the November state election.

14 Dec 2014

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Developer’s request the ‘most arrogant’

A developer with the rights to build Australia’s biggest tower at 555 Collins St and over-shadow the Yarra is not satisfied and wants conditions over its form and quality removed.

14 Dec 2014

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Start building our school

Education lobby group TwoSchoolsNow has wasted no time in putting the pressure on the newly-elected Labor Government to make good on its promise to deliver South Melbourne Park Primary by 2018.

14 Dec 2014

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Green light for spending

Melbourne’s “people’s panel” has given a green light to the City of Melbourne to increase rates, sell assets, borrow money, spend more on “green initiatives”, maintain community services and cut capital works spending.

14 Dec 2014

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Melbourne CEO reflects on seven years at the top

After seven years in the top job, the city’s top bureaucrat retired on December 3 frustrated that the council has not able to do more to build community in Southbank.

14 Dec 2014

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Melburnian of the Year

Medical researcher Prof. Sharon Lewin has been named the 2014 Melburnian of the Year.

14 Dec 2014

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Fishermans Bend anger

More than 50 residents from Southbank and Port Phillip attended a public forum during November to have their say on the Fishermans Bend urban renewal area.

14 Dec 2014

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All steady at SRG

The Southbank Residents Group Committee remains unchanged following the group’s annual general meeting held on Tuesday, November 18.

14 Dec 2014

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Are you having a laugh?

Laughter Yoga Australia and New Zealand CEO Merv Neal has brought the secrets of laughter health yoga to Boyd Community Hub in Southbank.

14 Dec 2014

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Providing our Yarra with a voice

After actively standing up for Melbourne’s much-loved waterway for more than a decade, Ian Penrose of the Yarra Riverkeepers Association says it is vital to give the Yarra a voice.

14 Dec 2014

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Bitcoin arrives in Southbank

The international digital currency phenomenon Bitcoin has come to Southbank, with the group establishing Australia’s first Bitcoin ‘Embassy’ on City Rd.

14 Dec 2014

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Yarra River Business Association Luncheon

Members of Southbank’s business community were treated to another spectacular day for the Yarra River Business Association’s networking luncheon on Friday, November 21.

14 Dec 2014

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Farmers Market cooks off

Curious crowds gathered at the Southbank Farmers Market on Saturday December 6, to witness a cook-off between two former MasterChef contestants.

14 Dec 2014

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Lions call to arms

The director of the newly-launched Lions Club of Southbank, Graeme Lukey, has called on the community to get behind the initiative.

14 Dec 2014

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Sugar Mountain

Visitors to Southbank have already been enjoying the many events of the outdoor Summersalt festival which launched its program in October.

14 Dec 2014

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John’s quirky take on life

21-year old John Allengame’s passion for photography stems from a very powerful influence.

14 Dec 2014

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Summersalt is coming

Summersalt Outdoor Arts Festival is fast approaching, and it is going to turn Southbank’s arts and theatre precinct inside out and bring the fun onto the streets.

14 Dec 2014

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