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Being rather than doing
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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 - March 2014

Local workers don’t live here

Southbank may be an economic power within the City of Melbourne (CoM) but that doesn’t translate to local jobs for residents, according to a new council study.

18 Mar 2014

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Funding for VCA expansion

The Victoria College of the Arts’ (VCA) Southbank campus is set to enjoy an even greater presence within our arts precinct after a $42.5 expansion was announced last month.

18 Mar 2014

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Spectacular ‘Vortex’ illuminates White Night

White Night again attracted a massive crowd to the south-eastern tip of the city, with many Southbank locations featured prominently on the night.

18 Mar 2014

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Police presence rides out of town

The expansion of the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) campus (see our story on page 2) also signals the end of the small permanent police presence Southbank had, as it encompasses the takeover of the Police Stables.

18 Mar 2014

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Immersed in the Immersery

The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (MFWF) hit town during March and Southbank was the centerpiece, hosting the festival’s information hub, restaurant and bar, The Immersery.

18 Mar 2014

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Sharing our streets

Councillors and police came together in Southbank last month to launch the City of Melbourne’s new road safety campaign.

18 Mar 2014

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Miles for Smiles takes off

After a couple of years of planning, Southbank Rotary member and former Eureka Tower building manager Peter Jones took off on the adventure of a lifetime, Miles for Smiles, in February.

18 Mar 2014

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Harmony Day, come and play

The City of Melbourne (CoM) and Southbank Rotary are coming together in March to present Harmony Day at the Boyd Community Hub.

18 Mar 2014

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Facebook page relaunch

The ‘Southbank Local News’ Facebook page has been relaunched to coincide with the release of our March edition, so get onto the social networking website and give us a ‘like’!

18 Mar 2014

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Southbank props up city’s economy

Southbank has become a major driver of Melbourne’s CBD economy and one of the reasons it has grown over the last decade, according to a report released in March.

18 Mar 2014

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Gemma’s kicking goals at street kids world cup

Southbank resident and law student Gemma Freeman is volunteering at a world cup in Brazil in April, but it’s not the world cup you’re thinking of.

18 Mar 2014

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Networking by the river

Networking came to the fore in Feruary as the Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) and ‘Southbank Local News’ network luncheon was held at the Wharf Hotel at North Wharf.

18 Mar 2014

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Arts plan outlined

The State Government has created plans for the future of the Arts Precinct in Southbank with a grand plan to transform the area from a collection of arts institutions into a connected precinct.

18 Mar 2014

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Carlo’s Southbank beats

Carlo Canevalli’s life now has great rhythm to it. He is one of the lucky few that work and live here in Southbank, as the drum instructor for Moving into Music, based at St John’s Southgate.

18 Mar 2014

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Council forum to inform locals

Southbank locals are invited to attend a community forum held by the City of Melbourne this month.

18 Mar 2014

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Free fitness expo tickets

The Australian Fitness and Health Expo takes place next month at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, and ‘Southbank Local News’ is giving you the chance to win tickets.

18 Mar 2014

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Moomba wows St Kilda Rd crowds

Nearly 100,000 people lined St Kilda Rd during the Labour Day long weekend for the time-honoured Moomba parade.

18 Mar 2014

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F1 pit stop on promenade

While the Formula 1 Grand Prix was held in Albert Park during March, Southbank got its own taste of the glamorous event prior to race as merchandise tents and car displays appeared on Crown Promenade.

18 Mar 2014

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Fashion icon will be on display

The first ever international exhibition dedicated to fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier was announced last month and it will call Southbank home.

18 Mar 2014

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MTC goes global

It is the first time in 30 years that the MTC has taken a show outside Australia.

18 Mar 2014

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Council gets artistic

The City of Melbourne (CoM) has pledged to work with the State Government to help bring more artists into Southbank’s Arts Precinct as part of its Arts Strategy 2014-17.

18 Mar 2014

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Morrison and MSO

Jazz legend James Morrison joined the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) last month for a special performance at Arts Centre Melbourne.

17 Mar 2014

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