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Residents' Association

The parking dilemma?
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Business in Southbank

Apartment living made easy
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Owners Corporation Law

Not all liability policies are created equal
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Federal Politics

Maintaining commercial ties with China
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We Live Here

Short-stays behind property price pain
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Southbanker

A jack of all arts
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History

ASBESTOS!!
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Skypad Living

Activating vertical villages
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Health and Wellbeing

Soups, salads, patience and supplements
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

Rocket to the city
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

Biased on school name
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Edition - June 2015

Eureka celebrates its 8th birthday

One of Melbourne’s most prominent structures celebrated a major milestone last month, as Eureka Tower marked its 8th birthday in Southbank.

14 Jun 2015

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City apartment affordability fears

Planning Minister Richard Wynne has started the long-anticipated debate on standards for apartment construction with the release last month of a discussion paper, ‘Better Apartments’.

11 Jun 2015

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Council denies parking quotas

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle called a special press conference in May after an anonymous City of Melbourne parking officer alleged that inspectors were being pressured to meet infringement quotas.

11 Jun 2015

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Consultation begins on Riverside Quay

The City of Melbourne, in partnership with developer, Mirvac, has started community consultation for the redevelopment of the public open space at Riverside Quay in Southbank.

11 Jun 2015

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Councillors reject ‘strange’ application

City of Melbourne councillors have unanimously voted to recommend against a proposal for a 45-storey tower at 57-59 Haig St in Southbank.

11 Jun 2015

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Support for open space contributions

The City of Melbourne has endorsed a planning scheme amendment, which would require developers to pay fixed public open space contributions.

11 Jun 2015

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Two Schools meet for AGM

Members of local education lobby group Two Schools Now met for its annual general meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, May 27 in the wake of May’s state budget announcement.

11 Jun 2015

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Bold new vision for Sandridge Bridge

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has backed a proposal to transform Southbank’s historic Sandridge Bridge into an “aerial park”.

11 Jun 2015

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Tram boost for Queensbridge St

Southbank was subject to major construction works last month when Queensbridge St was torn up as part of a project to upgrade Melbourne’s tram network.

11 Jun 2015

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Police clamping down on car theft

St Kilda Rd Police Station commander Snr-Sgt Steve Bills says police have had enough of careless people leaving valuables in their vehicles when parking in Southbank.

11 Jun 2015

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A flurry of Fishermans Bend approvals

State Planning Minister Richard Wynne approved $570 million in new apartments for Fishermans Bend last month, prompting concerns from the community.

11 Jun 2015

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Mass dance action

Hundreds gathered at ACCA last month to protest against the Federal Government’s proposed plan to shave more than $100 million from the budget of the Australian Council for the Arts.

11 Jun 2015

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The app for high-rise

Freshwater Place in Southbank continues to lead the way in defining apartment living in Melbourne, with the creation of a free smartphone and tablet app for its residents.

11 Jun 2015

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Love lock campaign

Southbank resident Kevin Neville has initiated an online campaign in response to the City of Melbourne’s decision to remove more than 20,000 locks from the Southbank footbridge.

11 Jun 2015

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MCEC serves up another fundraising success

The annual Starlight Five Chefs Dinner was held for a fourth consecutive year at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) on May 21 to raise funds and awareness for Australia’s seriously ill children and their families.

11 Jun 2015

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Southgate cinema to hibernate

Following last month’s final screening of “A Most Wanted Man”, Southgate Cinema has gone into hibernation over winter.

11 Jun 2015

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Melbourne Business Club launch

More than 50 local business people turned out for the launch of the Melbourne Business Club on Saturday, May 16 at the Langham Hotel in Southbank.

11 Jun 2015

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American Songbook Festival returns

The Melbourne Recital Centre’s annual celebration of exceptional 20th century American song writing and artistry returns to Southbank on June 12 in what is set to be another special occasion.

11 Jun 2015

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Richard Bona mesmerises the Malthouse

Rarely can one leave a musical performance and say that they were left truly entertained, spellbound and captivated by what they saw.

11 Jun 2015

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Sevim Ozkan

Sevim Ozkan moved to Australia in 2002 and, after many years working in the hospitality and tourism industry, was desperate for a creative change.

11 Jun 2015

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A beginner’s guide to ballet

I don’t really know all that much about ballet.

11 Jun 2015

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MSO celebrates Babe’s 20th anniversary

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) is holding a special live concert to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Australia’s favorite sheep-pig Babe.

11 Jun 2015

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Waterways group to make decision

The Lower Yarra River Use Future Directions Group is expected to make its recommendations on the future governance and management of the waterways this month.

10 Jun 2015

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