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Being rather than doing
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Breaking up is hard to do
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Short-stays: Let owners decide
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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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Edition - July 2017

Boyd deal falls over… again!

For a second time in just over a year, the City of Melbourne has torn up its commercial contract for the redevelopment of the Boyd School site with its preferred developer.

13 Jul 2017

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What makes up Southbank?

The recently released 2016 census shows Southbank’s population has soared from 11,235 in 2011 to 18,808.

13 Jul 2017

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Bollards installed

The State Government has been installing anti-terrorism concrete bollards unannounced and overnight, including at Queensbridge Square on June 23.

13 Jul 2017

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Winter thrill in Southbank

The four-metre high, 36-metre long ice slide returns for its second year of winter thrill at Southbank Spillway.

13 Jul 2017

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Short-stay committee sits on the fence

The issue of short-stay accommodation in residential buildings is no closer to being resolved, with a government committee examining the matter sitting firmly on the fence.

13 Jul 2017

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Hoardings up on Riverside Square

Stage one of the Riverside Quay renewal project is already underway, despite members of its appointed community reference group claiming that final plans were adopted without their knowledge.

13 Jul 2017

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Cigarette caused balcony fire

A tossed cigarette caused a balcony fire at the Sentinel apartment complex in Kavanagh St on June 14.

13 Jul 2017

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Non-compliant cladding in Southbank

For all its high-rise, Southbank appears to be relatively free of the type of non-compliant building cladding that the Grenfell tragedy in London has brought into sharp focus.

13 Jul 2017

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Site suspicion

Police are appealing to witnesses following two separate incidents at a disused Clarke St warehouse.

13 Jul 2017

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Why is the walkway closed?

The decking area on the Clarendon St footbridge has been closed for months due to safety reasons, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) says.

13 Jul 2017

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Guide dog in training

Southbank resident Sharon Palmieri has recently become the foster carer of 11-week-old Labrador, Albert, who is training to be a guide dog.

13 Jul 2017

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Chinese New Year success

This year’s Chinese New Year Festival generated up to $27.8 million, a study by Victoria University (VU) academics has found.

13 Jul 2017

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Southbank or “Southsea”?

Almost all of Southbank could be underwater if sea level rises by two metres by 2100.

13 Jul 2017

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Southbank crime remains steady

The quarterly crime statistics show crimes in Southbank have increased by 4.8 per cent from 2015-16 to 2016-17 (year ending March).

13 Jul 2017

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Further scrutiny over approval

More local residents have come out slamming the City of Melbourne’s approval of a 60-metre tower on Coventry St.

13 Jul 2017

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Adina hotel finds home in Southbank

Constructions will start later this year on a new Adina apartment hotel at 55 Southbank Boulevard, adding 220 more units to TFE Hotels’ Melbourne portfolio.

13 Jul 2017

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A major artistic coup for Southbank

The forecourt of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Arts (ACCA) in Southbank will host the return of the iconic Melbourne Art Fair in 2018.

13 Jul 2017

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Father Bob’s community vision

Montague local Father Bob Maguire is on the hunt for a one-acre site to construct a new community hub in Fishermans Bend.

13 Jul 2017

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Cheers to five great years!

The team at Boyd Community Hub put on an absolute show for Southbank locals on July 6 and 7 to celebrate its five years serving the local community.

13 Jul 2017

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Transcending gender

Final year Photography Studies College (PSC) student Aaron Walker has been making waves in the international LGBTI community through his first major series on drag artist portraiture.

13 Jul 2017

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July at MRC

There are two wonderful performances by young musicians coming up in July at the Melbourne Recital Centre, featuring a myriad of instruments including violin, viola, clarinet, oboe, flute, double bass and piano.

13 Jul 2017

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Kimbra to play Supersense

New Zealand-born songbird Kimbra has been announced as the latest addition to the impressive 2017 Supersense: Festival of the Ecstatic line up, taking place at Southbank’s Arts Centre in August.

13 Jul 2017

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Double the fun

Southgate restaurants and retailers have teamed up with the Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) to provide theatre fans with a series of fantastic offers as part of MTC’s current performance “Noises Off”.

13 Jul 2017

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