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Being rather than doing
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Breaking up is hard to do
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Short-stays: Let owners decide
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Coffee meets culture
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In memory of Prince Henry’s
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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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Health and Wellbeing

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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Spring racing in Southbank
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Power Street – Southbank
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Edition - March 2015

Queensbridge Square under threat

The Freshwater Place owners’ corporation (OC) is angry after receiving a letter from the City of Melbourne last month, alerting it of a proposal for a two-storey coffee shop in the heart of Queensbridge Square.

12 Mar 2015

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A gift to Southbank

The State Government last month announced $100 million in funding to repair and renovate Flinders St Station, which includes plans to restore the underpass connecting Southbank with Elizabeth St.

12 Mar 2015

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Hodyl’s report implausible

The manner in which City of Melbourne planner Leanne Hodyl chose to represent Southbank in her recent Churchill Fellowship report diminished its credibility.

12 Mar 2015

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Southbank remembers its father

The Honourable Evan Walker, a visionary architect and former Labor planning minister who was responsible for shaping Southbank into what it is today, passed away last month aged 79 following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Southbank Local News caught up with former Labor Premier Hon. John Cain to pay tribute to the man dubbed the “father of Southbank.”

12 Mar 2015

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Labor scraps train station for Fishermans Bend

Fishermans Bend is to miss out on a railway station as the Labor State Government has chosen not to include a Montague train station as part of its plans for the Melbourne Metro Rail Project.

12 Mar 2015

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Don’t hold your breath on short-stays

The State Government has been quick to put the short-stay apartment rental issue into the spotlight but, so far, has offered only a platform to talk about it.

12 Mar 2015

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Dianne takes a step closer to Mars

Southbank resident Dianne McGrath has progressed to the final 100 candidates around the world to be selected to travel to Mars.

12 Mar 2015

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Welcome aboard Nadine

The Boyd Community Hub has welcomed Nadine Ford to the role of community animator.

12 Mar 2015

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Sandridge School to service Southbank

An independent secondary school, which would service the growing area of Fishermans Bend, could open in Port Melbourne next year after reaching an agreement with a property developer.

12 Mar 2015

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A ‘beautiful set of numbers’

At the end of 2014 the City of Melbourne was doing $10 million better than expected.

12 Mar 2015

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Recognition for small businesses

With the 10th anniversary of the Lord Mayor’s Commendation Awards, this year is a special year for recognition of small business owners in the CBD.

12 Mar 2015

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Pastor Tom arrives at St John’s

Apart from being a devout fan of the Melbourne Demons, new pastor at St John’s Church of Southgate Tom Hoffmann said he is a pretty laid-back guy.

12 Mar 2015

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Beth Hart

In JUST her second tour of Australia, powerful blues vocalist Beth Hart brings her earthy sound to the stage at The Melbourne Recital Centre on Thursday, April 2.

12 Mar 2015

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Take a bow Summersalt

Take a bow Summersalt Festival, collect your roses and soak in the applause.

12 Mar 2015

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Behind the lens

By her own admission, talented Southbank local and Photography Studies College (PSC) graduate Taylor Morris says she never saw herself as being the one behind the lens.

12 Mar 2015

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ACCA playground a doggy delight

As part of this year’s SummerSalt Festival, Melbourne artist Anastasia Klose created a one-of-a-kind dog park at the ACCA forecourt in Southbank.

12 Mar 2015

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Food and wine frenzy

Now into its 23rd year, this month’s Melbourne Food and Wine Festival offerings along Southbank Promenade continued to delight Melbourne’s foodies.

12 Mar 2015

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New identity for Plenary

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (MCEC) chief executive Peter King unveiled new branding for its Plenary amphitheatre last month.

12 Mar 2015

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Visionary Stan shares his passion with the YRBA

Members of Southbank’s business community were treated to a passionate address at the Yarra River Business Association’s first networking luncheon of the year on Friday, March 6.

12 Mar 2015

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