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Electric vehicle charging and the rise of the machines
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At last, a Fishermans Bend Framework!
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Building Anzac Station
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Cladding – remove now, pay later?
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We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
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From corporate office to high-end living
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Stifle the opportunity
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Sustainability talks and Boyd Park
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Enter the “Shiba Zone”
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Spring racing in Southbank
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Power Street – Southbank
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Edition - February 2014

Life begins at 50 for IMLAC members

As more people move into Southbank after downsizing from the family home, activities and groups for the more mature among us are becoming popular within the inner city.

18 Feb 2014

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Fed Square Men’s Shed gets funding

The long haul for men’s shed advocates has reached its conclusion with funding for a Melbourne men’s shed at Federation Square announced last month.

18 Feb 2014

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Love in the air

Love was certainly in the air on Valentine’s day in Southbank. There were plenty of couples adding to the already packed love-locks on the bridge and the Heart Foundation also had a display in Queensbridge Square, where loved-up couples could express their feelings.

18 Feb 2014

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Centre of the food and wine festival

Southbank will again be central to the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival thanks to ‘The Immersery: Festival Kitchen, Bar and Raingarden’ in Queensbridge Square acting as a major focal point for the festival.

18 Feb 2014

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We love getting on our bike

It seems professionals are not the only cyclists enjoying a ride along Southbank, as the Queensbridge bike share station is one of the most popular in Melbourne.

18 Feb 2014

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Renewed push for station upgrade

While the Flinders St design competition received plenty of publicity last year, the lack of intended action has led the Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) to increase it’s lobbying to have the Elizabeth St underpass upgraded.

18 Feb 2014

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Tour begins riverside

A flood of lycra converged on Southbank last month as the Jayco Herald Sun tour, Victoria’s premier cycling event, hit town.

18 Feb 2014

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Resident hailed as top public speaker

Glenn Capelli is a man of the world, travelling all over the planet on the professional speaker circuit.

18 Feb 2014

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Tourism leader to speak at quarterly networking lunch

The Yarra River Business Association and Southbank Local News’ quarterly business lunch will return in February and will feature one of Australia’s leading tourism officials.

18 Feb 2014

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Marking Moomba memories

Having found a home in Southbank in recent years, Melbourne’s iconic Moomba festival will turn 60 this year and the City of Melbourne (CoM) has plans for a unique celebration.

18 Feb 2014

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Our night to turn white

White Night Melbourne will return this year with even more events and excitement to be created at Southbank venues.

17 Feb 2014

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Bringing in the Chinese New Year

The Crown Promenade was again Melbourne’s centre of attention for the Chinese New Year celebrations with a carnival market and concert performances, attracting a huge crowd.

17 Feb 2014

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Signing Southgate

Southgate has moved into the new year by unveiling new electronic directories to help guide shoppers around the centre.

17 Feb 2014

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Spectacular Secret Symphony

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra took its unique Secret Symphony program to Melbourne Aquarium last month.

17 Feb 2014

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Happy birthday Recital Centre

The Melbourne Recital Centre (MRC) celebrated its fifth birthday last month, with a giant party and show.

17 Feb 2014

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NGV opening up

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is creating weekly events in an attempt to encourage new visitors through the doors.

17 Feb 2014

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Changes ahead for City Road

The City of Melbourne (CoM) is taking the first tentative steps towards a City Rd Masterplan, speaking to stake holders and the community, before developing a draft plan to formally present for consultation.

17 Feb 2014

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Grass roots arts

While there are many high-profile art and theatre performances in Southbank each month, Southbank Local News accepted an invitation to a slightly more low-key show at Trading Spaces by theatre group PUMP theatre.

17 Feb 2014

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