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Business in Southbank

Cutting edge living
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That’s awesome!
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Owners Corporation Law

Electric vehicle charging and the rise of the machines
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Montague Community Alliance

At last, a Fishermans Bend Framework!
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Building Anzac Station
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Federal Politics

Liberals and Nationals ship sheep
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We Live Here

Cladding – remove now, pay later?
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Walking for a purpose
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Housing

We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
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From corporate office to high-end living
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Stifle the opportunity
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Southbank Sustainability Group

Sustainability talks and Boyd Park
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Health and Wellbeing

Positive psychology for increased wellbeing
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Skypad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
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Pets Corner

Enter the “Shiba Zone”
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Power Street – Southbank
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The cost of cladding
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Edition - June 2012

Sounds like relief at last

After a frustrating wait, Southbank residents will finally get some relief from truck engine-break-noise as they enter the Burnley Tunnel, with VicRoads confirming the installation of a static noise camera.

27 May 2012

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Massaging for Plan

A unique fundraiser was held at Southgate last month, when Melbourne Combined Natural Therapies hosted an event, which gave passers by massages as well as spinal, postural and dietary assessments.

17 May 2012

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Have your say on planning

Not many suburbs in Melbourne are more affected by future visions and planning than Southbank.

15 May 2012

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Blankets at Fabrique

Southbank bar Fabrique was the destination for the first ever 300 blankets fundraiser in May, a new charity group set up to raise funds and awareness about homelessness.

15 May 2012

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Living below the line

Australia has long been considered “the lucky country” and with good reason. Southbank resident Hugo Lamb is part of a group trying to highlight just how lucky we are.

15 May 2012

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Everything going green

The City of Melbourne in partnership with three other councils and the University of Melbourne have launched a program encouraging businesses to turn walls, facades and even roofs of their buildings into green habitats.

15 May 2012

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Search for the men’s shed site

Despite a cancelled meeting last month Southbank’s men’s shed is again on the agenda, after local resident Peter Harkin researched and put forward possible sites for the shed.

15 May 2012

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Queensbridge Tower approved

After much conjecture, the Queensbridge Tower was approved last month by Planning Minister Matthew Guy.

15 May 2012

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State budget ‘fails Southbank’

Labor and Albert Park MP Martin Foley has savaged the Baillieu Government’s May budget, saying it had failed Southbank.

15 May 2012

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Running the tan for mum

Runners took part in the Mother’s Day classic at the tan track last month.

15 May 2012

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Dancing in the square

Southbank locals and visitors have now got the chance to get their groove on every Friday night after the City of Melbourne introduced First Friday Dance Club.

15 May 2012

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Coach group cuppa

The Coach Group in 51-55 City Rd is holding an “Australia’s biggest morning tea” and has inviting its entire building to get involved in the fundraiser.

15 May 2012

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What’s five cents worth?

It seems five cent pieces are heading the way of the one and two-cent pieces. Even parking and train ticket machines are refusing the coins with the echidna on them.

15 May 2012

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A maze in a square

Queensbridge Square has a knack for attracting wonderfully obscure events and it happened again last month when a mysterious green maze popped up for two days.

15 May 2012

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Substation explosion

You may have felt a small tremor last month after an underground substation electrical cable exploded in Southbank on May 1.

15 May 2012

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Budget’s poor deal for Southbank

City of Melbourne ratepayers will enjoy a rate freeze after the 2012-2013 council draft budget was released in May, but the move has been met with skepticism, with some suggesting it has been motivated by the fact it is a council election year.

15 May 2012

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Our orchestra is almost home

Many have been affected by the two-year upgrade of Hamer Hall at the Arts Centre, but none more so than one of its major tenants, The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO).

15 May 2012

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Warm autumn networking nights

As the weather cooled down across Southbank, the opportunities for networking warmed up, with two spectacular events back-to-back giving Southbank businesses a great chance to meet peers.

15 May 2012

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