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Business in Southbank

What cocktail are you?
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St Johns Southgate

Being rather than doing
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Owners Corporation Law

Breaking up is hard to do
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Federal Politics

Explanation of NBN card mailout
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We Live Here

Short-stays: Let owners decide
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Southbanker

Coffee meets culture
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History

In memory of Prince Henry’s
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Yarra River Business Association

Looking for the reset button for river businesses
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Skypad Living

Sharing and taking in vertical villages
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Health and Wellbeing

Getting back to basics
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

A tremendous trio
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

My new toy is a joy
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Edition - July 2016

Council plan puts businesses at risk

Southbank business owners say the way the City of Port Phillip plans to construct a new education and community precinct along Ferrars St will send them broke.

12 Jul 2016

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Slow news Clay

I’m not entirely sure what Fairfax’s never-ending smear campaign of Southbank and Docklands aims to achieve.

12 Jul 2016

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Fears for Boyd Park

The City of Melbourne looks likely to put the development site at the Boyd Community Hub back on the open market and deny the community the park it desires.

12 Jul 2016

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Crown burglary

Police are investigating an alleged burglary at the Crown Metropol hotel in Southbank on Friday, May 13.

12 Jul 2016

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City Road gets the go ahead

The renewed vision for Southbank’s central spine took a major step forward last month as City of Melbourne councillors unanimously endorsed the final City Road master plan.

12 Jul 2016

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Buzz Buzz: Shave for a cure

As covered in our last edition, the principal of Ray White Southbank, Andrew Salvo, has undergone the number zero treatment and helped raise $2639.85 for cancer research.

12 Jul 2016

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A true Southbank luminary

Acknowledged as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) on the Queen’s Birthday last month, Southbank resident Kenneth Harrison has led a visionary life of helping anyone and anything.

12 Jul 2016

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Questions aplenty for lunch speaker

Lunch guests will have plenty of questions for Parks Victoria CEO Bradley Fauteux when he addresses the Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) lunch on July 15.

12 Jul 2016

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Montague Park put to public

Residents are invited to participate in consultations with the City of Port Phillip in relation to the building of Montague Community Park.

12 Jul 2016

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“Major concerns” for recast vision

City of Melbourne councillors have expressed concerns around a number of elements of the State Government’s recast vision of the Fishermans Bend urban renewal precinct.

12 Jul 2016

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New music school

Southbank is set to become one of the world’s best training grounds for the arts, with the construction of a new Melbourne Conservatorium of Music on Sturt St.

12 Jul 2016

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One fewer excuse on governance inaction

The State Government has one less excuse up its sleeve to explain why it can’t introduce a single, independent river authority for the Lower Yarra now.

12 Jul 2016

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Tower pegged back

In what was originally submitted at 82-storeys, the Minister for Planning last month granted approval to the controversial development at 334-344 City Rd at a more modest 38-storeys.

12 Jul 2016

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An arts superstructure

You might have noticed that the Testing Grounds site on City Rd is currently lying idly barren.

12 Jul 2016

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Bridge revamp

VicRoads presented at a forum at the Malthouse Theatre last month to bring local residents up to speed with the widening of the Swan St Bridge.

12 Jul 2016

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Works start at Whiteman St

Yarra Trams workers were spotted last month conducting landscaping works at the Whiteman St tram depot.

12 Jul 2016

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Trees to go for Metro

In its response to the Melbourne Metro Rail project’s environmental effects statement (EES), the City of Melbourne has expressed concerns about the loss of trees along St Kilda Rd.

12 Jul 2016

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Winter fun in Southbank!

Families took to the Yarra River precinct between Southbank and South Wharf over the school holidays for some wintery fun.

12 Jul 2016

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Southbankers like to share

Southbank has the third-highest proportion of share houses in the state, according to a recent analysis by website flatmates.com.au.

12 Jul 2016

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Cabaret at the Melbourne Recital Centre this winter

A trio of Australia’s best cabaret talent will be performing at Melbourne Recital Centre’s intimate Salon space this month.

12 Jul 2016

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Jazz hits the mark

Where do you start? This year’s jazz festival simply had it all.

12 Jul 2016

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MSO under the big top

The MSO is joining forces with an elite cast of international circus performers to present a marriage of classical music and circus acts at Hamer Hall.

12 Jul 2016

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For Stella, photography is all about capturing emotions

“It’s being able to communicate something – a feeling – through imagery rather than words,” Stella explained. “Words can’t always capture an emotion like images can.”

12 Jul 2016

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