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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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Biased on school name
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Edition - May 2013

School land to be purchased

A Southbank state school is getting closer than ever, after the State Government announced funding for the purchase of its preferred site on the border of Southbank and South Melbourne.

14 May 2013

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Community grants available

The City of Melbourne has opened its community grants program for 2014, with $900,000 available to non-for-profit community groups throughout the municipality.

14 May 2013

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Southbank shunned in council budget

Southbank has been almost entirely ignored in this month’s City of Melbourne draft budget.

14 May 2013

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Bikies congregate by the river

Before you go calling the police, you should know that these bikies prefer pedal power, and they’re not here to cause any trouble. At least that’s what they told ‘Southbank Local News’.

14 May 2013

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Federation square revamp revs up

The Federation Square east project progressed last month when the State Government requested industry submissions for the site.

13 May 2013

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Melbourne landmark design comp heats up

The competition to redesign the iconic Flinders St Station is coming to a climax, with six finalist shortlisted as part of the second and final stage.

13 May 2013

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Big fuss for a morning cuppa

It’s probably part of most morning rituals, but a big deal was made out of the humble morning cuppa last month, when Southbank hosted LifeStyle Food’s Biggest Morning Tea.

13 May 2013

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State continues support for arts

Southbank’s arts precinct was a big winner to come out of the State Government budget last month, with more money allocated to its continual redevelopment.

13 May 2013

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Southbank business rallies for Starlight

Local Southbank business, Chill on Ice Lounge and Ski Lodge has recently taken part in a national marketing campaign to support 25 years of the Starlight Children’s Foundation and its work transforming the lives of seriously ill children, young people and their families.

13 May 2013

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Lord Mayor wants to bend boundaries

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle’s hopes of incorporating Fishermans Bend into the City of Melbourne’s (CoM) boundaries is a step closer, after the council unanimously carried a motion to request the move to the Minister for Planning, Matthew Guy.

13 May 2013

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Buoyed again

The Boyd Community Centre again threw its doors open last month, inviting all locals to partake in its second Buoyed @ Boyd community event.

13 May 2013

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Huge crowd of runners for Mothers day classic

The annual Mothers Day Classic fun run again attracted an enormous crowd as competitors finished the four and eight kilometre tracks with a sprint (well some were sprinting) finish up St Kilda Rd. The event raises awareness and money for breast cancer research.

13 May 2013

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Council supports Cairo development

The City of Melbourne has officially endorsed the plans for Cairo, the development planned to share 229 City Rd with the Boyd Community Centre.

13 May 2013

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Music for the soul takes over

Jazz fans are in for a treat this month as the Melbourne International Jazz festival hits town.

13 May 2013

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Lord mayor’s commendation sweet for any local business

Do you feel like your business has become a special part of Melbourne, even in just a small way? This could be your chance to make it official, with nominations for the Lord Mayor’s commendations open until the end of May.

13 May 2013

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Flood warning

Perhaps as a follow up to our front page story last month on potential flooding concerns in Southbank, the State Emergency Services (SES) was warning people against the dangers of entering floodwater with a display in Queensbridge square last month.

13 May 2013

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AMERICAN SONGBOOK SERIES

Now in its third year, Melbourne Recital Centre once again presents the highly-popular American Songbook Series to audiences of Southbank.

13 May 2013

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CHANCE FOR ARTISTS

The City of Melbourne is giving individual artists the opportunity to shine with its 2014 Arts Grants program officially opening this month.

13 May 2013

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ALI MCGREGOR RETURNS TO SOUTHBANK

Gifted with one of the most versatile voices in Australian music, the smooth and sultry Ali McGregor returns to The Salon at the Melbourne Recital Centre to present her new show ‘Alchemy’ for audiences of Southbank.

13 May 2013

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