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Being rather than doing
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Breaking up is hard to do
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Coffee meets culture
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In memory of Prince Henry’s
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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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Spring racing in Southbank
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Power Street – Southbank
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My new toy is a joy
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Edition - July 2013

Queensbridge Tower is back on drawing board

Queensbridge Tower developer Schiavello has gone back to the drawing board, and has submitted new designs for the mega apartment complex.

15 Jul 2013

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Hand over the keys, we’re 21!

Finally, Southbank Local News can be considered a fully-grown adult.

15 Jul 2013

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Separating cyclists and pedestrians on promenade

Action is to be taken in alleviating the dangerous interaction between cyclists and pedestrians along Southbank Promenade.

15 Jul 2013

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Celebrating Bastille day? Oui Oui!

There was a unique opportunity to celebrate Bastille day in Southbank this month, as champagne company Laurent Perrier hosted ‘La Fete National, a brunch celebration at Eureka 89 function space.

15 Jul 2013

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Footpath not so fine and Danby

Federal parliamentarian Michael Danby has weighed in on the closure of the footpath on Queensbridge St, penning a letter of distress to Lord Mayor Robert Doyle on behalf of local residents.

15 Jul 2013

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Southbank the focus of AFP investigation

Southbank was at the centre of a major federal police operation last month, when Operation Kitrino closed in on a syndicate, allegedly profiting from the illegal management of sex workers.

15 Jul 2013

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Minister approves Amendment C171

Planning Minister Matthew Guy approved the City of Melbourne’s planning scheme Amemdment C171: Southbank last month after much discussion and deliberation.

15 Jul 2013

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Crawf’s epic journey starts here

Stars of Channel 9’s The Footy Show woke up extra early last month and made their way to Southbank to see off cast member and former Hawthorn superstar Shane Crawford as he kicked off his “Tour de Crawf” cycling from Melbourne to Perth, to raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer Network Australia. Crawford arrived at Crown Perth, to much fanfare, 22 days later.

15 Jul 2013

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Positive results as Southbank gets active during lunch

Get Active Southbank attracted a good crowd to Queensbridge Square last month, as it encouraged locals to use their lunch break as a chance to get some fresh air and exercise.

15 Jul 2013

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Off the blocks to save energy

Southbank residents living in high-rise apartments have access to a new online tool, encouraging them to save energy.

15 Jul 2013

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Shivering sprinters in their Speedos

Some in Southbank missed the memo about the freezing winter weather last month, as they took part in the Speedo Sunflower Dash at Queensbridge Square.

15 Jul 2013

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Shout out for Rotaract

Young leaders of Southbank want to form a Rotaract Club to encourage young people to create positive change in their local community and around the world.

15 Jul 2013

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Love you locks

The worldwide phenomenon of locking padlocks onto bridges to signify the love between couples has made its way to Southbank.

15 Jul 2013

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Melbourne mates on a mission for Jared

Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) president, John Ahern, has launched a charity in bid to help a long time friend.

15 Jul 2013

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POP HISTORY WITH A TWIST

There’ll be plenty of colour and life brought to town for the new show at the Melbourne Recital Centre when Taylor Mac takes to the stage.

15 Jul 2013

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CLEAR SKIES AHEAD AT RECITAL CENTRE

The American Songbook Series continues this July when the Melbourne Recital Centre plays host to ‘On A Clear Day’ featuring two renowned Australian performers.

15 Jul 2013

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FRIDAY NIGHTS IN THE GARDEN

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is welcoming crowds to experience a stellar range of some of Australia’s finest musical talent this winter for Friday Nights at Monet’s Garden.

15 Jul 2013

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Boyd’s birthday bash

The Boyd Community Centre celebrated its first birthday last month, with a party to celebrate the many activities Southbank now has access to.

15 Jul 2013

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Music strategy to be formed

The City of Melbourne has gathered a range of members from the music community to be a part of the Music Strategy for the Melbourne Advisory Committee.

15 Jul 2013

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Who is opening up in Southbank?

Seven of Southbank’s most renowned buildings will open their doors this month as part of Open House Melbourne.

15 Jul 2013

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