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Residents' Association

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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Letters

Biased on school name
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Edition - May 2017

Hayball lowers its tall order

Developer Hayball has reduced by four levels its most recent proposal for a 21-storey tower at 135 Sturt St in a move residents have described as a “token”.

11 May 2017

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Southbank a budget winner

Open space and public realm projects in Southbank have received more than $15 million in the City of Melbourne’s 2017/18 draft budget.

11 May 2017

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A small victory for businesses

Businesses at Surveyors Place in the Montague Precinct have welcomed a new streetscape plan adopted by the City of Port Phillip last month for the new education and community precinct at Ferrars St.

11 May 2017

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Nod to new towers

Southbank’s population is set to continue growing with planning approvals issued for two more high-rise towers in April.

11 May 2017

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Time to talk traffic!

Southbank Local News and the Montague Community Alliance (MCA) will host a free community forum on May 16 to discuss current and future traffic flows in the Montague Precinct.

11 May 2017

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Tea tower proposed

Southbank’s historic Tea House could be dwarfed underneath a towering 39-storey hotel.

11 May 2017

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Our local market turns 150 years old

South Melbourne Market is about to celebrate its 150th anniversary and has an exciting calendar of events planned for this month.

11 May 2017

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A grand plan

The City of Melbourne’s master plan for City Rd was acknowledged for planning excellence this month by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA).

11 May 2017

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Prime site for sale

The University of Melbourne is selling a prominent Southbank site at 268 Sturt St.

11 May 2017

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Tow Truck building goes

Having long stood idle at 167 City Rd, the former Tow Truck Building was demolished by its owners last month.

11 May 2017

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YRBA radio

The Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) met with 774 ABC Melbourne radio broadcaster Jon Faine last month as part of an hour-long program devoted to how to activate the Lower Yarra.

11 May 2017

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Creating a village of the arts

More exciting transformations are currently unfolding at the University of Melbournes’ Southbank Campus.

11 May 2017

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Hey Questo!

Clarendon St is the subject of another high-rise application, with a proposal submitted to Minister for Planning Richard Wynne for a 48-storey tower at 52-62 Clarendon St.

11 May 2017

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St Kilda Rd bike lane dispute

Port Phillip Council and VicRoads are in dispute about the design of cycling lanes on St Kilda Rd, causing safety and accessibility concerns.

11 May 2017

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Global backing

Set to become its own mini-suburb within a suburb, the six-tower Melbourne Square project at Kavanagh St received backing from a large global investor last month.

11 May 2017

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Locals trek for vision

Southbankers Deb Leach and Jade Beninati will both trek 30km this month to help raise money and awareness for the Fred Hollows Foundation.

11 May 2017

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Residents could rule at town hall

Residential interests may dominate the next Melbourne City Council if the Coalition wins the 2018 state election.

11 May 2017

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Council elections: Who cares?

Municipal voters in Southbank and the CBD are the most disinterested within the City of Melbourne, recently-released data has shown.

11 May 2017

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How’s your hearing?

Any locals with doubtful hearing can take advantage of free monthly hearing checks at the Boyd Community Hub.

11 May 2017

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Out of Earshot

Melbourne International Jazz Festival

11 May 2017

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Discover Iran

After the success of its inaugural tour in 2016, the Photography Studies College (PSC) is once again offering the chance to explore the amazing world of Iran.

11 May 2017

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Van Gogh masterpieces hits the NGV

National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is delivering “Van Gogh and the Seasons” as the 22nd exhibition in the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series.

11 May 2017

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Adrian Tamburini returns home for Carmen

Adrian Tamburini is returning to Melbourne with Opera Australia to deliver John Bell’s fiery “Carmen” at the Arts Centre Melbourne from May 4 -26.

11 May 2017

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Building a case for Smart Blocks

The owners’ corporation (OC) and management of Southbank’s Melbourne and City Towers are championing an innovative program to reduce the impact of apartment towers on the environment.

11 May 2017

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Simon Bolivar String Quartet

Join the Simon Bolivar String Quartet at the Melbourne Recital Centre on May 15 to discover a new way of hearing the classics in the hands of four brilliant young musicians.

11 May 2017

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