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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 - November 2012

Call for suburb traffic analysis

Southbank residents have called on the City of Melbourne to conduct a Southbank-wide traffic analysis, as their concerns grow about continual congestion in the area.

16 Oct 2012

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Time to elect new council

By now you should have received your voting card in the mail for the City of Melbourne elections, so here’s your chance to find out how you should cast your vote.

16 Oct 2012

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Fireworks to ring in new year

The City of Melbourne has announced its plans for this year’s New Years Eve celebrations and there are set to be great opportunities in and around Southbank to bring in 2013.

16 Oct 2012

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46-year-old Yarra mystery

Police have released a new image and are calling for information to try and identify a man found dead in the Yarra River 46 years ago.

16 Oct 2012

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AGM your chance to have a say

The Southbank Residents Group (SRG) will hold its annual general meeting (AGM) on Monday, October 22, giving all residents a chance to have their say on the suburb and join the residential association.

16 Oct 2012

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Waterfront forum is the next frontier

The ongoing marketing discussion intensified this month after the inaugural Melbourne Waterfront Forum was jointly hosted by the Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) and the Docklands Chamber of Commerce (DCC).

16 Oct 2012

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Southbank cupboard holds key to Melbourne traffic

Melbourne’s traffic network was sent into chaos last month when both the Domain and Burnley tunnels were closed for 12 hours.

16 Oct 2012

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River gets a clean up

The Yarra River is set for a cleaner future after Environment Minister Ryan Smith announced $1 billion worth of works to improve the health of the famous river.

16 Oct 2012

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Get your green thumb on

Southbank locals are being encouraged to find their inner-green-thumb after the launch of a mobile vegetable patch at Federation Square during October.

16 Oct 2012

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Victoria’s history right on our doorstep

Just across the river in the WTC Wharf complex is a room that holds more historical significance than almost any other in Victoria.

16 Oct 2012

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YRBA keeps the status quo

The Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) has taken the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” approach, after re-electing all office bearers at its annual general meeting (AGM) last month.

16 Oct 2012

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Rotary celebrates partnerships

The Southbank Rotary Club held its annual Community Service Awards during October, with a lavish celebration in the Palladium room at Crown.

15 Oct 2012

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Minister goes full steam ahead

Planning Minister Matthew Guy has his critics in Southbank, but he has continued to make major changes to his portfolio, last month introducing reforms to planning policy framework to protect the corridor of the Yarra River.

15 Oct 2012

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MCEC shines at Melbourne show

The chefs at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) were celebrating last month after taking out a champion trophy at the Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards.

15 Oct 2012

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Southbank directory launched

Southbank is set to have a new business directory after ‘Southbank Local News’ launched its latest venture, the Southbank Directory.

15 Oct 2012

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Vault finds peace in Southbank

It was once one of the most talked about pieces of public art in Melbourne, but these days Vault is happy in the peaceful surrounds of Southbank.

15 Oct 2012

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Conducting in Australia

This month The Arts Precinct sat down for a chat with Ben Northey, the Patricia Riordan Associate Conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, to find out whether it was possible for aspiring conductors to have a career here in Australia.

15 Oct 2012

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Art prize celebrates 10 years

The Mission to Seafarers on Northbank celebrated the 10th year of its Maritime art prize last month, crowning The Business End II the winner and handing artist Martin Campbell the $15,000 first prize.

15 Oct 2012

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New Gallery President

Bruce Parncutt was announced and installed as the new president of the Council of Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) last month.

15 Oct 2012

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Eureka boss rides for smiles

Eureka tower building manager Peter Jones has been riding motorbikes for 18 years, but he’s never attempted a trip as arduous or important about the one he is currently planning.

15 Oct 2012

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