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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 2017

Residents fight Crown approval

The Southbank community, led by the Freshwater Place Owner’s Corporation (OC), is demanding that the State Government’s approval of Crown’s 90-storey tower be reviewed under the normal planning process.

09 Mar 2017

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Who’s this Guy?

After years of hammering former Liberal Minister for Planning Matthew Guy over poor planning, it would seem our current minister isn’t so different after all.

09 Mar 2017

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Deal on park imminent

The Southbank community will soon know more about its future public park at the Boyd Community Hub.

09 Mar 2017

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A taller order for Hanover

The owner of Hanover House on the corner of City Rd and Power St in Southbank is seeking to add another 24-levels to an already approved 43-level building.

09 Mar 2017

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VEC orders the removal of Cr Caiafa

In an unprecedented move, the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) has actively sought the removal of sitting Councillor Michael Caiafa from Melbourne City Council.

09 Mar 2017

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Red stair to go!

It might sadden some locals to know that Southbank’s signature red stair at Queensbridge Square will be removed.

09 Mar 2017

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A new park for Southbank

Malaysian Developer OSK Property has announced that works on stage one of its six-tower development Melbourne Square on Kavanagh St will commence later this year.

09 Mar 2017

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Where is the real power at Town Hall?

There is a great misconception out there that councillors hold the power at City of Melbourne. Alas, truth be told, it is the officers who are really in control.

09 Mar 2017

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New plan goes out for comment

The City of Port Phillip has released a revised streetscape design for the Ferrars St education and community precinct, which is now available for the public to make comment on.

09 Mar 2017

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Heritage protected

The City of Melbourne has made an urgent request to the Minister for Planning to place permanent heritage protection controls on four Southbank sites of historical significance.

09 Mar 2017

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Clarke St endorsed

City of Melbourne councillors unanimously endorsed a 70-storey application for 51-65 Clarke St, Southbank at the Future Melbourne Committee meeting on February 7.

09 Mar 2017

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River committee appointed

The long-awaited, but likely ineffectual, Lower Yarra River Advisory Committee has been appointed.

09 Mar 2017

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Vehicle theft

The Melbourne Vehicle Crime Reduction Team is investigating the theft of a car and motorcycle, which were stolen from the same Southbank car park in two separate incidents.

09 Mar 2017

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Prof. Adams talks Southbank Boulevard

The City of Melbourne’s director of city design Professor Rob Adams gave an insightful presentation to local businesses on the future transformation of Southbank Boulevard last month.

09 Mar 2017

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Coventry contention

The City of Melbourne has already received 19 objections to a proposal for a 20-storey residential tower at 83-89 Coventry St.

09 Mar 2017

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Meet councillor Pearl

As the third City of Port Philip councillor representing the Montague Precinct, newly elected Cr Marcus Pearl says he looks forward to playing a key advocacy role for current and future residents.

09 Mar 2017

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Our Arts Precinct grows!

Just when you thought our vibrant Arts Precinct couldn’t get any bigger, the highly anticipated launch of Creative Spaces at The Guild last month saw even more creative institutions officially move into Southbank.

09 Mar 2017

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A Freshwater feature

The Owners’ Corporation (OC) at Freshwater Place last month unveiled a stunning new series of Melbourne inspired artwork, which is now displayed in the building’s lobby.

09 Mar 2017

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The Evermore launches

A new development, which is set to enliven an inactive part of Dorcas St, officially launched to the public last month.

09 Mar 2017

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Expansion takes shape

The $300 million expansion of the South Wharf precinct is well on track for scheduled completion early next year.

09 Mar 2017

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River Graze returns

The 25th Melbourne Food and Wine Festival returns on March 31, with Southbank set to yet again play host to the event’s opening weekend as part of River Graze.

09 Mar 2017

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Welcome new Southbankers!

The Southbank Residents’ Association (SRA) hosted the ‘New to Southbank’ presentation at the Boyd Community Hub on March 1, to welcome new residents.

09 Mar 2017

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An explorative approach

Having spent his whole life constantly learning, fourth year Photography Studies College (PSC) student Michael Thompson is using his study as a chance to keep absorbing everything in his path.

09 Mar 2017

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Marathon on a treadmill

Melbourne artist Tristan Meecham is set to conquer 42km on a treadmill live on stage as part of Fun Run at Arts Centre Melbourne on March 12.

09 Mar 2017

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Paris Combo is coming back

The globally acclaimed French band Paris Combo is making a comeback at Melbourne Recital Centre on March 25.

09 Mar 2017

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Man charged over stabbing

A man has been charged over the stabbing of a local worker at Southbank Promenade on Friday, February 24.

09 Mar 2017

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Watson brings laughs and scares to MICF

Watson’s new horror comedy “Go To Hell!” will make the Malthouse Theatre audience both laugh and cringe at this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

09 Mar 2017

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