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Residents' Association

We have just come through the storm of the century – apparently
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Business in Southbank

Blockchain is booming!
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St Johns Southgate

Light in the darkness
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Owners Corporation Law

Strata land 2017: The year in review, and predictions for 2018
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‘tis the season to be grateful … tra la la la…
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Housing

We are losing our social licence to operate
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Federal Politics

Marriage equality passes Parliament
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We Live Here

Open letter to the Premier of Victoria
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Southbanker

An advocate for Southbank living
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History

Television – Southbank leads the way
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Skypad Living

Vertical Smarts
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Health and Wellbeing

Mental health makes our physical health
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

Our happiest resident!
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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 - July 2015

Short-stays are here to stay

Southbank short-stay apartment operators breathed a sigh of relief last month, when the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) found owners’ corporation (OC) rules prohibiting the practice were invalid.

09 Jul 2015

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Boyd turns three

Staff at the Boyd Community Hub gathered to celebrate the centre’s third birthday on Tuesday July 7.

09 Jul 2015

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Man found dead

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Southbank on July 5.

09 Jul 2015

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Southbank an economic superstar

A major report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) last month reinforced what we Southbankers know, but is little understood or appreciated by outsiders – that we are punching well above our weight when it comes to driving the national economy.

09 Jul 2015

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Sturt St ‘shocker’ rejected

Planning Minister Richard Wynne has rejected a controversial 46-storey application for 248 Sturt St in Southbank.

09 Jul 2015

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A small town proposed for Southbank

A six-tower proposal has been submitted to Planning Minister Richard Wynne for Southbank’s largest undeveloped site at 93-119 Kavanagh St.

09 Jul 2015

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Nominations are open

Small businesses in the City of Melbourne are invited to apply for the 2015 Business 3000+ Awards, which recognise and celebrate their endeavours and achievements.

09 Jul 2015

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Developer contributions overhauled

A new simpler, fairer development contributions system will come into operation early next year, according to the Minister for Planning, Richard Wynne.

09 Jul 2015

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10 years of Freshwater living

As Freshwater Place approaches its 10-year anniversary this month, Southbank Local News caught up with the building’s first ever resident Irene Ward to reflect on her time living at one of Southbank’s most prominent residential towers.

09 Jul 2015

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Council listens to its people’s panel

City of Melbourne councillors unanimously endorsed the recommendations of the People’s Panel at its council meeting on June 30, as it adopted its 10-year financial plan and asset management strategy.

09 Jul 2015

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Stuart to lead Southbank Rotary

Long-time member Stuart McArthur has been elected as Southbank Rotary’s new president.

09 Jul 2015

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Forum a success

More than 50 local residents and workers attended the Riverside Quay Place renewal forum at the Malthouse Theatre on Wednesday, June 17.

09 Jul 2015

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We say, ‘yes’ to that idea

The City of Melbourne has allocated $50,000 to assist small, local publishers like Southbank Local News.

09 Jul 2015

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Spectacular Southbanker

17-year-old Southbank resident Tamika McNaughton is one of 20 secondary students from across Victoria to be selected as a principal vocalist for this year’s State Schools Spectacular.

09 Jul 2015

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Mindful movement at Boyd

Southbank locals are invited to explore the art of mindful movement at the Boyd Community Hub.

09 Jul 2015

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‘Actions speak louder than words’ at MTC

The Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) Board has released a statement regarding small to medium theatre in its annual 2014 report.

09 Jul 2015

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Masters of contemporary art come together at NGV

The works of Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei will be presented side by side at the NGV this summer, in an exciting collaboration with The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, USA.

09 Jul 2015

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It’s about the message

For Emma-Jane Johnston, a recent graduate from Southbank’s Photographic Studies College (PSC), photography is all about the message behind an image.

09 Jul 2015

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Supersense: Festival of the Ecstatic

Artistic associate Sophia Brous has curated an arts festival that is set to transcend generations.

09 Jul 2015

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Ballet Revolución at The Arts Centre

An evening at the theatre in Melbourne is always something to look forward to, especially when an international touring show comes to town.

09 Jul 2015

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Kristian Chong and Friends

World renowned pianist Kristian Chong is performing once again for the second concert of ‘Kristian Chong and Friends’ at the Melbourne Recital Centre.

09 Jul 2015

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