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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 2015/January 2016

Green light for overshadowing

City of Melbourne councillors have again thrown their support behind overshadowing of the Yarra River in return for public open space in the CBD.

10 Dec 2015

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Another year over

As we approach another silly season, it’s always important to reflect on the year that’s been.

10 Dec 2015

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Business leaders quiz the city’s CEO

City of Melbourne CEO Ben Rimmer answered questions on a range of Southbank issues at last month’s final 2015 Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) luncheon.

10 Dec 2015

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Residents told: ‘rules are rules’

Residents of Southbank can’t feel too hard done by when a development is approved just metres from their windows … so long as it follows the “rules”.

10 Dec 2015

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A pricey new public park

The State Government has made a significant move in its promise to deliver more community infrastructure for Fishermans Bend, with a $19 million purchase for a public park.

10 Dec 2015

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Opera site sale

A new dual development site in Southbank has been bought by a major hotel developer, paving the way for a landmark project in the area.

10 Dec 2015

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The sod turned on a landmark

Major stakeholders gathered for a ground breaking ceremony on Tuesday, December 8 at the site of what will be Melbourne’s tallest building, Australia 108.

10 Dec 2015

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Wrong rules applied

For past two months, City of Melbourne planners have been applying the wrong rules to planning applications, but they say it wasn’t their fault.

10 Dec 2015

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New resident’s association

The battle against short-stay apartments in residential buildings is set to go state-wide with the launch of a new association this month.

10 Dec 2015

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Park has gone cold

Southbank Residents Association president Tony Penna quizzed Lord Mayor Robert Doyle last month as to why the community was still waiting for its future park at the Boyd Community Hub.

10 Dec 2015

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Controversial approval

Recently, Planning Minister Richard Wynne approved Central Equity’s plans to build a 159-metre tall residential tower on Kavanagh St.

10 Dec 2015

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Community puts its future to the test

Southbank Boulevard was transformed into a pop-up garden party on Sunday, November 29, as residents were given a chance to experience life at their future park.

10 Dec 2015

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A new year’s celebration with a bang

South Wharf will come alive this New Year’s Eve with a celebration of the world’s best Carnivalés and a one-of-a-kind, ground-level fireworks display.

10 Dec 2015

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North Wharf site sold

Developer Asset 1 has purchased the North Wharf site from the State Government for $28.5 million.

10 Dec 2015

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New life for love locks

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle recently announced that the famed Southbank love locks will be transformed into intricate works of art and auctioned to raise money for charity.

10 Dec 2015

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Melbourne Monopoly

The new Melbourne edition of Monopoly has hit stores, with streets making way for landmarks – and Southbank features notably.

10 Dec 2015

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Chief architect to sooth the city

Southbank residents can expect newly-appointed Victorian Government Architect Jill Garner to be a moderating influence on the frenzied development cycle within the city.

10 Dec 2015

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OC Act under review

Major changes could be in store for owners’ corporations (OCs) throughout Victoria, if the State Government follows the lead of interstate authorities.

10 Dec 2015

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An unsuspecting arena

More than 3000 fans packed into the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) in Southbank on November 11 to see a rare boxing match involving Australian boxer Anthony Mundine.

10 Dec 2015

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City Calm Down: an interview with Jack Bourke

As the hugely successful Sugar Mountain Festival returns for its annual showcase of renowned international and Australian artists, it is one local band that is making headlines.

10 Dec 2015

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Lloyd Pereira

Passion is quickly turning to profession for graduating Photography Studies College (PSC) student Lloyd Pereira.

10 Dec 2015

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Hitchcock Classic Returns

Following a sell-out season earlier this year, the stage adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest will be returning to the Arts Centre from January.

10 Dec 2015

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Grand illusions coming to Southbank

From January 2 – 10, visitors will be transported back to the era of magician superstars at the Arts Centre.

10 Dec 2015

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Music Play Children’s Festival

On January 14 - 16, the Melbourne Recital Centre becomes an oasis of fun for children in Southbank, as the Music Play Children’s Festival takes over.

10 Dec 2015

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UpMarket shuts up shop

Organisers of Southbank’s newest designer UpMarket called stumps on the initiative last month following a difficult establishment period.

09 Dec 2015

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