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Residents' Association

Southbank sold out by Planning Minister
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Business in Southbank

Market flexes its mussels!
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St Johns Southgate

Giving without thought of reward
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Owners Corporation Law

Communicating in vertical villages
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Montague Community Alliance

Talking about a NEW generation
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Housing

We are losing our social licence to operate
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Federal Politics

Embracing our past
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We Live Here

Privy Council gets it, Andrews doesn’t
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Southbanker

Community comes naturally
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History

Planes crash over Southbank
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Skypad Living

Vertical Smarts
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Health and Wellbeing

Understanding and managing anxiety
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Pets Corner

Fiona and Daisy at the park
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

A sincere thank you
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Edition - February 2018

No Wynne for locals in C270

The Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has admitted that the very planning controls he introduced via amendment C270 don’t provide adequate protection for the Arts Precinct and Southbank Village.

08 Feb 2018

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A chance for transparency

With Robert Doyle quitting as lord mayor on February 4, one unanswered question is: why did he wait so long?

08 Feb 2018

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Doyle drama – how did it happen?

Tessa Sullivan’s resignation on December 15 was not a surprise. But her decision to take down Robert Doyle was a shock.

08 Feb 2018

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Doyle has done the right thing

Robert Doyle has made the correct call to end his record-breaking, nine-year run as lord mayor of Melbourne.

08 Feb 2018

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Government buys CUB site

The State Government has officially purchased the Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) building at 77 Southbank Boulevard.

08 Feb 2018

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Boyd Park activities

The City of Melbourne says it will continue to bring a range of activities to the temporary Boyd Summer Park right through until autumn.

08 Feb 2018

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Montague forum

The first Montague Community Forum for 2018 will be held on Tuesday, March 20 at the Golden Fleece Hotel on Montague St.

08 Feb 2018

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Parks Victoria shows its true colours

As if to demonstrate once and for all its inability to deliver, Parks Victoria (PV) has issued a press release celebrating that it has taken two and a half years to select designs for pontoons it plans to install at Southgate.

08 Feb 2018

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At last! We have our school

The brand new vertical South Melbourne Primary School on Ferrars St, Southbank officially opened its doors to the local community last month.

08 Feb 2018

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Richmond opens to Southbank

With an enrolment zone that takes in much of the Southbank area, local families now have a new secondary schooling option after the new Richmond High School opened last month.

08 Feb 2018

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Free safety workshops

During February and March, the Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) is turning its focus to local issues of safety and security.

08 Feb 2018

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A uni for the bend

Australia’s largest urban renewal project received a major boost in December with the State Government announcing a new Melbourne University campus in Fishermans Bend.

08 Feb 2018

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Business done local

Business graduates fill essential needs in the professional landscape each year.

08 Feb 2018

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More share bikes coming

The clutter of dockless share bikes looks set to increase with more dockless bike share operators launching in Melbourne this year.

08 Feb 2018

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Authority has no cladding powers

Owners affected by non-compliant flammable cladding are going to have to take direct legal action against parties they believe responsible, following a Supreme Court decision.

08 Feb 2018

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A facelift for feral underpass

Local businesses are rejoicing after the State Government announced plans to finally upgrade the Elizabeth St underpass at Flinders Street Station.

08 Feb 2018

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Revolving door for spin doctors

The City of Melbourne is struggling to get enough “spin” on its media messaging, having churned 17 media advisers since mid-2015.

08 Feb 2018

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MCEC takes shape

Late 2017 saw some incredible progress on Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (MCEC) expansion.

08 Feb 2018

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Pool design

Yarra Pools is collecting feedback to understand what the community thinks is important in its outdoor pool design.

08 Feb 2018

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A community Christmas

Residents of Southbank Grand came together on December 16 to celebrate the apartment tower’s inaugural children’s Christmas party.

08 Feb 2018

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A sweet new setup

Southbank’s tapestry of local arts institutions was put on display on January 20 as Sugar Mountain festival moved into the Arts Precinct.

08 Feb 2018

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Water Body

Former “Profile Picture” interviewee Aaron Walker has just concluded an eye-catching exhibition, capturing his dynamic aerial world, as part of the Midsumma Festival.

08 Feb 2018

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Experimental Jazz

Following the success of their 2017 LP “Unfold”, The Necks will perform at the Melbourne Recital Centre for one night only on Friday, February 9.

08 Feb 2018

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Good Muslim Boy

The Malthouse Theatre presents the stage adaptation of Osamah Sami’s hilarious “Good Muslim Boy” this month.

08 Feb 2018

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