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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 2015

Councillors overrule residents

Despite receiving 67 written objections, City of Melbourne councillors have voted unanimously in favour of constructing a new coffee shop at Queensbridge Square.

14 May 2015

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Southbank let down by council once again

City of Melbourne councillors were once again unable to consider a Southbank planning application this month because too many of them had received election campaign contributions from the developer.

14 May 2015

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A new linear park for Southbank

Southbank Boulevard and Dodds St will undergo major upgrades later this year, with the City of Melbourne allocating $800,000 in its annual budget for a new linear park and major street works.

14 May 2015

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Residents fight fines

Sturt St resident Julie Cowley has criticised the City of Melbourne for failing to notify residents of parking changes out the front of her apartment.

14 May 2015

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Pedestrian bridge to receive a facelift

The Southbank Pedestrian Bridge will close for two weeks in June for major maintenance works.

14 May 2015

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MCEC a big winner in the state budget

The Victorian State Government announced a $210m funding boost for the long-awaited expansion of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) in its 2015-16 budget.

14 May 2015

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Concerns remain despite funding boost

Education lobby group Two Schools Now has welcomed the funding boost for new local schools in May’s state budget, but said it still held some concerns.

14 May 2015

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Freshwater 38 to soar over Southbank

In what is perhaps the most significant approval under new Labor Planning Minister Richard Wynne, the 73-storey Freshwater 38 at Power St is the latest mega-tower to be added to the Southbank skyline.

14 May 2015

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New plans for Fishermans Bend

Planning Minister Richard Wynne last month announced a review of the strategic plan for Fishermans Bend, which will see the urban renewal area almost double in size.

14 May 2015

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Work underway on Metro Rail

The Andrews Labor Government has announced a $1.5 billion funding injection, to commence major planning, design and surveying works for the Melbourne Metro Rail.

14 May 2015

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OCs band together

Southbank Residents’ Group (SRG) president Tony Penna hosted the inaugural Southbank Owners’ Corporation (OC) meeting at the Boyd Community Hub on Monday, May 4.

14 May 2015

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A great conversation

The Cafe Kere Kere Team at Boyd Community Hub welcomed a larger than expected turnout for its inaugural “Community Conversation” on Tuesday, April 21.

14 May 2015

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YRBA goes sky-high

The Yarra River Business Association was given a delightful backdrop for its member’s April cocktail function at Eureka 89 .

14 May 2015

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New vision for Power St

Citylink has run a creative competition to garner ideas to transform the Power St loop.

14 May 2015

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A greener Southbank

More than 90 Southbank residents took part in the City of Melbourne’s Greening Southbank community workshop at Federation Square last month.

14 May 2015

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Business club launch

The new Melbourne Business Club will officially launch at the Langham Hotel in Southbank on May 16.

14 May 2015

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Tourism meets Rotary

Southbank Rotary was given a special guest presentation by Marketing Director of Tourism Victoria Felicia Mariani at its meeting on April 28.

14 May 2015

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Melbourne International Jazz Festival

Throughout May and June, the Southbank Arts Precinct will welcome premier jazz talent from around the world as the Melbourne International Jazz Festival comes roaring into town.

14 May 2015

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Anthony’s bold switch pays off

After 20 years working in database analytics, Anthony Basheer made the incredibly brave step to throw away his comfortable office job and financial security in pursuit of an occupation that he had practically no experience in.

14 May 2015

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Soaring Butterfly scales the heights

I had always assumed that opera probably wasn’t for me, with its sense of overwhelming drama and costumes belonging to a different world.

14 May 2015

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Southbank welcomes Neil Finn

Neil Finn’s intimate solo Australian tour becomes even more special on may 27, when the music legend’s show falls on the same day as his birthday.

14 May 2015

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