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Being rather than doing
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Looking for the reset button for river businesses
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Sharing and taking in vertical villages
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Getting back to basics
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The making of a lord mayor
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A tremendous trio
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Edition - February 2016

Approval paves way for a main street

Could the approval of Southbank’s largest development project be the beginning of an evolution of our suburb?

11 Feb 2016

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The results are in

Peace and quiet, green space, diversity and community were the four major themes, which emerged from phase one of the public engagement on transforming Southbank Boulevard.

11 Feb 2016

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New City Rd beacon

Another skyscraper is set to soar out of City Rd, after planning minister Richard Wynne gave the green light to Altus Development’s 62-storey proposal.

11 Feb 2016

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United approach to Chinese New Year

As the first step towards putting Melbourne on the world’s Chinese New Year map, the city’s many Chinese community players have this year united under a single brand and have significantly expanded the celebrations.

11 Feb 2016

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South Wharf Tower sold

CBRE Global Investors and German fund manager Universal-­Investment have recently acquired South Wharf Tower.

11 Feb 2016

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Diamonds in the rough

For diamond wedding anniversary couple Joe and Marge Bagnara, 60 years of marriage has been nothing but a wonderful journey.

11 Feb 2016

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New resident advocacy group

A new advocacy group aims to tackle issues facing inner-city residential apartment dwellers.

11 Feb 2016

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Enterprize facelift

It has become a hotspot for those sleeping rough, but a new City of Melbourne plan aims to activate Enterprize Park.

11 Feb 2016

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Bridging the social gap

The newly formed Melbourne City Southbank Lion’s Club has identified improving access to social welfare services for migrants as its primary focus for its first year in operation.

11 Feb 2016

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Tour Dé Southbank

A star-studded international field, which included the likes of two-time Tour Dé France champion Chris Froome (pictured), raced along Southbank this month as part of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour.

11 Feb 2016

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Local planning power

Locals who wish to stay in tune with new developments in Southbank may be interested to discover that there is indeed a way to do so without having to endure tiring research.

11 Feb 2016

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Outrage over private use of park

Flinders Wharf residents are outraged by the use of Seafarers Rest as the venue for a pop-up bar.

11 Feb 2016

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Come graze along the river

The heart of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival can again be found along Southbank this year from March 4 to 13 as part of the River Graze program.

11 Feb 2016

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Federal faces talk transport

Federal Opposition spokesperson for infrastructure Anthony Albanese and Member for Melbourne Ports Michael Danby staged a public forum this month to discuss local public transport issues.

11 Feb 2016

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Where’s the “green space?”

The hope of added green space to Southbank’s Normanby Rd reserve along Whiteman St has failed to come to fruition.

11 Feb 2016

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Report is hard on Southbank

Southbank has again been criticised for being too car-friendly and providing pedestrians with a confusing network of walkable areas.

11 Feb 2016

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Festival sweetness to savour

Sugar Mountain reinforced its place in the hearts of festival heads everywhere on January 23 with another rousing day of music and art at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA).

11 Feb 2016

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MCEC expansion tendered

As the expansion of Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) draws nearer, three top-tier construction contractors tussle to secure the lucrative deal.

11 Feb 2016

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Metro river drilling begins

Geotechnical drilling under the Yarra River has started as part of the Melbourne Metro Rail Project.

11 Feb 2016

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A testing upgrade

Southbank’s Testing Grounds is due to undergo major infrastructure upgrades in time for a mid-year launch, although reopening dates depend on construction time frames.

11 Feb 2016

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Boyd’s Christmas bonanza!

Locals flocked to the Boyd Community Hub on December 10 last year for a fun-filled Southbank Christmas celebration.

11 Feb 2016

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Agent of the Year

Local agent Baden Lucas has been named Victoria’s top real estate agent.

11 Feb 2016

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Picnic at Hanging Rock takes the stage

On February 26 Malthouse Theatre will host the world-premiere of its stage adaption of the Australian classic Picnic at Hanging Rock.

11 Feb 2016

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Enter Natalie Prass

Rolling Stone magazine praised her as one of the 10 new artists you need to know in 2015, and on February 29 American singer-songwriter Natalie Prass is coming to Melbourne.

11 Feb 2016

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Dorcas St “disgrace”

Residents and workers in Dorcas St have complained to the City of Melbourne about the removal of three mature trees, which they claim they weren’t consulted about.

11 Feb 2016

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A spiritual image

To Antonia Hempel photography resonates much deeper spiritually than simply capturing an image – something the recently-graduated Photography Studies College (PSC) student has developed through nurture and nature.

11 Feb 2016

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