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Residents' Association

Giving credit where it is due
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Business in Southbank

A passion for good food
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Owners Corporation Law

Check the balcony and terrace rules first
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Montague Community Alliance

Life’s too short to be a sceptic …
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Federal Politics

Marriage equality – Let’s get it done
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We Live Here

Media campaign reaches 1 million Victorians
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Southbanker

A supportive Southbanker
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Yarra River Business Association

Looking for the reset button for river businesses
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Skypad Living

Urban forests in a concrete jungle
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Health and Wellbeing

More than just a body transformation
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

Southbank’s own Jack Sparrow
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Edition - March 2013

Melbourne precincts funding shake-up

The City of Melbourne funding of destination marketing groups, such as the Yarra River Business Association (YRBA), has undergone a change in structure, with the abolishment of over-arching Melbourne Business Precincts (MBP) organisation.

18 Mar 2013

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No excuse for staying quiet

A perfect storm of events has led to arguably Southbank’s most intriguing month of planning issues in its history.

18 Mar 2013

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Head this way, it’s KereKere day!

For the first time Southbank got to experience KereKere day last month, to celebrate the sixth birthday of KereKere cafes.

18 Mar 2013

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Two schools now? One school, not yet

School lobby group Two Schools Now has upped the ante in demanding action on schools in the Southbank, South Melbourne and Port Melbourne region, with a call to action last month.

18 Mar 2013

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Black Hawk soar over city

If you didn’t see the Black Hawk helicopters last month, you definitely would have heard them, as they flew around the high-rise towers in Southbank. Making a noise that surely rivalled those other loud machines last month, the helicopters were running drills, which involved lowering themselves over WTC Wharf at North Wharf.

18 Mar 2013

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Melbourne tallest approved

The controversial Australia 108 tower will be built at 70 Southbank Boulevard after Planning Minister Matthew Guy approved the final proposal last month.

18 Mar 2013

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Moomba takes over the streets

Moomba fever hit St Kilda Rd last month, as Melbourne’s favourite street festival rolled into town.

18 Mar 2013

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White Night a huge success

The inaugural White Night Festival was an overwhelming success, with an estimated 300,000 people diverging into the city and Southbank on February 23.

18 Mar 2013

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Planning for future

In what was a massive month for state politics in Victoria, there was a concerted push by Southbank locals to have a bigger say in planning matters and, in particular, the discussion surrounding the Metropolitan Planning Strategy.

18 Mar 2013

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Bryce pays us a visit

Southbank celebrated International Women’s Day with a visit from the most powerful woman in Australia, Governor General, Quentin Bryce.

18 Mar 2013

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Safety message spreads

A novel way to spread a road safety message was run at Southbank last month, when the Transport Accident Commission unveiled a 27-metre stretch of road along Southbank Boulevard.

18 Mar 2013

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Council wants your say on direction

The State Government was not alone in seeking consultation last month, with the City of Melbourne releasing an outline of its Council Plan.

18 Mar 2013

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MCEC opens for Open Space

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre hosted its own event last month, opening the doors for locals to come and check out the world-class facility here on our doorstep.

18 Mar 2013

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New business association for Southbank?

With the changes to the precinct funding program being undertaken by the City of Melbourne (as reported on page 1) a new precinct may emerge on the southern border of Southbank.

18 Mar 2013

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Full from food festival

Southbank was central to much of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival last month, with many events and the permanent coffee hut in Queensbridge Square.

18 Mar 2013

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DANCING IN THE STREET

The streets of Southbank are about to be hit by music like never before, when they become the centerpiece for the launch of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival during May and July.

18 Mar 2013

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WORLD BEST DESCENDS ON SOUTHBANK

One of the world’s leading violinists is set to perform in Southbank next month, as American musician Sarah Chang joins the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

18 Mar 2013

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MEET THE LOCALS

Melbourne Recital Centre’s (MRC) Local Heroes program has been underway during March and is attracting great crowds to see some of Australia’s finest musicians.

18 Mar 2013

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NEW ARTS MINISTER

The premiership was not the only position Ted Baillieu lost last month, he was also stood down as Minister for the Arts.

18 Mar 2013

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