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Residents' Association

Giving credit where it is due
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Business in Southbank

A passion for good food
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Owners Corporation Law

Check the balcony and terrace rules first
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Montague Community Alliance

Life’s too short to be a sceptic …
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Federal Politics

Marriage equality – Let’s get it done
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We Live Here

Media campaign reaches 1 million Victorians
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Southbanker

A supportive Southbanker
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Yarra River Business Association

Looking for the reset button for river businesses
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Skypad Living

Urban forests in a concrete jungle
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Health and Wellbeing

More than just a body transformation
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

Southbank’s own Jack Sparrow
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Edition - December 2013/January 2014

Look who’s been visiting Southbank?

Santa made his way down to Southbank last month to check out the new buildings and map out his flight plan for December 24.

10 Dec 2013

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Merry Christmas from Southbank Local News!

Can you believe it? The year is all but over and, if you haven’t got your Christmas shopping sorted out yet, you’d better get onto it!

10 Dec 2013

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Social Inclusion Week concert hits Boyd

Southbank locals were treated to an interactive concert from the School of Hard Knocks at Boyd Community Hub in November as part of Social Inclusion Week.

10 Dec 2013

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Melbourne Now on display in Southbank

One of National Gallery of Victoria’s (NGV) most daring projects ‘Melbourne Now’ began in November and art lovers are in for a treat, as it is set to run right through summer.

10 Dec 2013

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Happy birthday Recital Centre

Southbank’s much-loved Melbourne Recital Centre turns five in February and to celebrate it will hold a huge birthday bash.

10 Dec 2013

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Pucker up for Christmas

It’ll be easier for you to convince your crush to cozy up under the mistletoe this Christmas with the installation of a giant mistletoe decoration on the footbridge between Southgate and Flinders St Station.

10 Dec 2013

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Street transformed in ‘Dodds St Reboot’

Dodds St underwent a transformation in November, as part of the ‘Dodds St ReBoot’.

10 Dec 2013

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Developer contributions on the agenda

The City of Melbourne wants to extract maximum developer contribution from a Haig St project.

10 Dec 2013

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Skywhale visits ACCA

The infamous Skywhale that helped Canberra celebrate its 100th birthday earlier in the year has made a fleeting visit to Southbank, taking flight over the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) during December.

10 Dec 2013

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New networking event a success

The first Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) and ‘Southbank Local News’ networking luncheon was a huge hit in November with around 70 local workers and residents coming together for food, connecting and learning about the area.

10 Dec 2013

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Council to protect heritage

With the high level of development in Southbank over the last decade it would be easy to imagine there are no heritage listed sites in the suburb at all.

10 Dec 2013

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Have your say on arts strategy

Southbank is undisputedly Melbourne’s home to the arts so the City of Melbourne’s Arts Strategy 2014-17 will undoubtedly be influenced by voices in our area.

10 Dec 2013

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Bourne wins climb again

To borrow a line from AFL commentator Anthony Hudson, he’s gone back-to-back-to-back!

10 Dec 2013

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Damien creates his own big break

Southbank resident Damien Lipp is one such character and his film, Beckoning the Butcher, is gaining traction in Melbourne’s film landscape.

10 Dec 2013

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Council united against violence

The City of Melbourne (CoM) has confirmed its commitment to preventing violence against women and has adopting its ‘We need to talk: Preventing violence against women strategy 2013-16’.

10 Dec 2013

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Changing attitudes

Active Melbourne City Sports is encouraging workplaces to get active during their lunch hour by taking up The Corporate Challenge.

10 Dec 2013

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Dancing by the red stairs

The Australian Dancesport Championship was held in December but, before it got underway, it was launched with a dancing display at Queensbridge Square in November.

10 Dec 2013

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Southgate shares some Christmas joy

Southgate is ramping up its Christmas celebrations with a selection of activities and services to make sure shopping during the festive season doesn’t become a chore.

10 Dec 2013

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School of hard knocks’ school fete at Boyd

The School of Hard knocks has been busy this month. As reported on page 2 it hosted a concert at Boyd Community Hub for Social Inclusion Week and to add to that it also held a school fete during December.

10 Dec 2013

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Recycling residents to be rewarded with green money

Southbank residents are being offered the opportunity to earn ‘GreenMoney’ for recycling after the City of Melbourne initiated a trial focused on its high-rise apartment complexes.

10 Dec 2013

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Yarra loop back for summer

The Yarra Loop water taxi service will be in operation this summer after WTC Wharf again began running the service, transporting passengers by boat to destinations along the Yarra.

10 Dec 2013

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Night noodle markets attract huge crowds

Alexandra Gardens played host to the Noodle Night Markets in November with crowds swarming to sample tastes from several of Melbourne’s leading Asian eateries.

10 Dec 2013

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