Columns
Residents' Association Image

Residents' Association

Giving credit where it is due
Read more >>

Business in Southbank Image

Business in Southbank

A passion for good food
Read more >>

Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

Check the balcony and terrace rules first
Read more >>

Montague Community Alliance

Life’s too short to be a sceptic …
Read more >>

Federal Politics Image

Federal Politics

Marriage equality – Let’s get it done
Read more >>

We Live Here Image

We Live Here

Media campaign reaches 1 million Victorians
Read more >>

Southbanker Image

Southbanker

A supportive Southbanker
Read more >>

Yarra River Business Association Image

Yarra River Business Association

Looking for the reset button for river businesses
Read more >>

Skypad Living Image

Skypad Living

Urban forests in a concrete jungle
Read more >>

Health and Wellbeing Image

Health and Wellbeing

More than just a body transformation
Read more >>

Councillor Profile Image

Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
Read more >>

Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

Southbank’s own Jack Sparrow
Read more >>

Southbank Fashion Image

Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
Read more >>

Street Smarts Image

Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
Read more >>

Edition - December 2016/January 2017

C270 fails to deliver for Southbank Village

The State Government officially legislated its C270 amendment of the Melbourne Planning Scheme last month and, unfortunately for residents in Southbank Village, it has failed to hit the mark.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Local candidate edges closer

Southbank candidate Joe Sarraf is one step closer to being elected to the Melbourne City Council following a decision by the Municipal Electoral Tribunal (MET) on December 5.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Foley slams Lord Mayor over public art

Minister for the Creative Industries and local member Martin Foley publicly slammed Lord Mayor Robert Doyle last month over his comments on Transurban’s new public art display at the Power St Loop.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Tall orders

Planning officers at the City of Melbourne are currently assessing two new planning applications for Southbank’s low rise neighbourhood in Coventry St and Sturt St.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

“A complete shocker of a development”

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle expressed his strong opposition to developer Hayball’s 20-storey proposal for 135 Sturt St at last month’s Future Melbourne Committee (FMC) meeting.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Boyd Xmas

In what has become a festive favourite in Southbank, the Boyd Community Hub will host its annual Christmas Party on Saturday, December 10.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Foley defends record

Last month’s article “Arts plan falls off the radar” has sparked discussion by stakeholders involved in the Southbank Arts Precinct redevelopment plan.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Give a Christmas cheer

The team at Ray White Southbank is continuing its tradition of providing Christmas cheer to those less fortunate through its annual giving tree.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Restoring faith in council

New Greens councillor for the Gateway Ward of the City of Port Phillip Ogy Simic says he wants to re-engage the community with its local council.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Voss re-elected Mayor

Cr Bernadene Voss has been returned as City of Port Phillip Mayor following October’s council elections.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

The Testing Grounds is back!

The team at Testing Grounds celebrated the reopening of Southbank’s very own experimental art space last month following its big transformation.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Market celebrates

The South Melbourne Market celebrated its 150th birthday last month with a party in its food court on November 30.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Kelly’s Christmas vision

While many will be relaxing over the festive season, Vision Australia event manager and Southbank resident Kelly Swanson will be busy organising Australia’s biggest Carols by Candlelight event.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Southbank is hub for Chinese New Year

Southbank continues to emerge as a significant hub for Chinese New Year celebrations which next year will be celebrated with more than a fortnight of festivities between January 27 and February 12.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Spike in bicycle thefts

Police urge residents to be aware of the increasing theft of bikes being reported in the Southbank area.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

New controls not strong enough

City of Port Phillip councillors have said that the State Government’s new social housing controls for new developments in Fishermans Bend don’t go far enough.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Expert calls for national strategy

Former general manager of Frasers Property Australia and Southbank resident Robert Pradolin is now an active member of the property industry who speaks and writes regularly on affordable housing.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Paul’s Movember mission

A renowned local face and personality in the Southbank community, La Camera’s Paul Scidone last month went above and beyond for men’s health as part of Movember.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Students take on national competition

Three emerging young ballet dancers from the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School (VCASS) in Southbank will perform on the national stage this month as part of an internationally-renowned dance competition.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Short-stays referred to committee

The Opposition has delayed the second reading of the short-stay accommodation bill by referring it to a parliamentary committee for further scrutiny.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Insight into White Night

New White Night artistic director David Atkins gave local business stakeholders an exciting insight into next year’s festival at last month’s Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) luncheon.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Melbourne trees vulnerable in the future

Melbourne’s city streetscape is set to change after ground-breaking research has prompted the City of Melbourne to reassess which tree species it will plant in the future.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Planting Day Loop

Workers from Transurban and Landcare took some time out last month for a tree-planting program at the Power St Loop.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Slum Sociable returns to Sugar Mountain

It’s been a whirlwind couple of years for local band Slum Sociable since it first played Sugar Mountain festival in 2014.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Painter turned photographer

Final year bachelor student Michael Foxington has an impressive portfolio of portrait, fine art, beauty and fashion photography. But his passion for taking photographs was discovered almost accidentally.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

Children come out to play

The Music Play Children’s Festival is back for it’s eighth year to entertain children and their families this summer.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>

MIM returns to Backlot

The Made in Melbourne film festival will return to the Backlot Studios in Southbank this month for the festival’s closing weekend.

08 Dec 2016

Read more >>