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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 2016

Interview with Bradley Fauteux

Interview between Southbank Local News publisher Shane Scanlan and Parks Victoria CEO Bradley Fauteux on July 4, 2016.

04 Jul 2016

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Residents left in the dark by council

Did you realise that there is a 16-storey building approved at 248-250 Sturt St?

09 Jun 2016

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Build us a park!

The local community is calling on the City of Melbourne to build it a new park at the Boyd Community Hub.

09 Jun 2016

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Nightmare on Whiteman St

Exacerbated flooding problems, rubbish and debris and now a rat plague are some of the issues local residents are dealing with as a result of Yarra Trams’ upgrades to the Whiteman St tram junction.

09 Jun 2016

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Foley’s warm welcome

State member for Albert Park Martin Foley dropped in to the Southbank Police Station last month to welcome police to their new home.

09 Jun 2016

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Crown’s tall order

The controversial Queensbridge Tower proposal is back on the Planning Minister’s table, with an application to build what would become Australia’s tallest building.

09 Jun 2016

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Shave for a cause

Principal of Ray White Southbank Andrew Salvo will go bald this month to help raise much-needed funds for cancer research.

09 Jun 2016

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Nippy: Ice slide coming to Southbank

Eureka Skydeck will set up a 40-metre ice slide in Southbank for the school holidays, running from June 25 to July 17.

09 Jun 2016

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OCs ‘betrayed’ on short-stays

The State Government has abandoned residents hoping for intervention to regulate the use of residential apartments for short-stay accommodation.

09 Jun 2016

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A recast vision

Minister for Planning Richard Wynne last month released a new vision for Southbank’s future neighbours at Fishermans Bend, which is now being put to the community for consultation.

09 Jun 2016

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MCEC begins expansion

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) has stated a more than $300 million expansion project.

09 Jun 2016

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Council’s gravy train keeps rolling on

The City of Melbourne is embarking on a hiring binge, which will see another 80 staff swell its already top-heavy ranks in the next financial year.

09 Jun 2016

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Residents unite to stop skyscraper

Southbank residents from Bank Apartments on City Rd are joining forces to stop a behemoth 200-metre tower on neighbouring Clarke St, which is currently before Planning Minister Richard Wynne.

09 Jun 2016

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Uncertain future for helipads

The Helicopter Association of Victoria has called on the City of Melbourne to make a definitive call on whether it wishes to see two existing helipads remain next to the Yarra River.

09 Jun 2016

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Michael’s a true believer

As he enters the race for the seat of Melbourne Ports for a sixth consecutive election, sitting Labor member Michael Danby said his passion for serving his community was as strong as ever.

09 Jun 2016

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Free films at Backlot!

One of Southbank’s best-kept secrets, The Backlot Studios is hosting a series of free screenings at its exclusive cinema space at 65 Haig St.

09 Jun 2016

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Conflict of interest debate heats up

The debate among Melbourne city councillors on conflict of interest reached new levels last month with accusations and counter-accusations flying.

09 Jun 2016

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Locals ripped off by developer bonuses

The state government looks set to reward developers who build commercial offices as a “defined community benefit” under new planning rules for Southbank and the CBD.

09 Jun 2016

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OC Network celebrates one year

In what has been a hugely successful community initiative, the Southbank Owners’ Corporation Network celebrated its first year of operation at Freshwater Place last month.

09 Jun 2016

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Co-working space launched

Federal Greens deputy leader Adam Bandt and State Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis helped launch a new co-working space on Dorcas St last month.

09 Jun 2016

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Arts Precinct takes a hit

Local Southbank arts institutions are up in arms after the Federal Government revealed it would be cutting funding to the industry in last month’s budget.

09 Jun 2016

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No damp appetites!

The Southbank community barbecue at Boyd wasn’t inundated by wet weather on Thursday, May 19, but rather by an influx of hungry locals!

09 Jun 2016

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Jazz festival heats up

Southbank’s Melbourne Recital Centre absolutely lit up over the opening weekend of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

09 Jun 2016

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Pianist Roger Woodward announces Elisabeth Murdoch Hall show

World-renowned Australian pianist Roger Woodward returns to Melbourne to perform at the Elisabeth Murdoch Hall on June 23.

09 Jun 2016

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A fragmented lens

Elli Bardas’s exploration into the artistic realms of photography has been one of both discovery and enlightenment.

09 Jun 2016

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