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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 2013

New amendment for transparency

The City of Melbourne wants more transparency and, therefore, more accountability for developer contributions to public amenity within Southbank, after it introduced Amendment C208 to the Melbourne Planning Scheme.

12 Nov 2013

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Smolders stands down, and tall

As reported in this edition, the Southbank Residents’ Group president Michael Smolders has moved aside, but the impact of his 12-month term will be felt for many years to come.

12 Nov 2013

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Guy calls for more discussion on plan

Planning Minister Matthew Guy has put a call out for more discussion around the Plan Melbourne document, which outlines the future planning for Melbourne’s growth up until 2050.

12 Nov 2013

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Inner city planning ‘mainstream issue’

Inner city planning has thrust itself into the state political spotlight, according to Labor member for Albert Park, Martin Foley.

12 Nov 2013

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Garage sale a huge success

The Garage Sale Trail at Boyd Community Centre was a huge success last month, attracting about 40 stalls and numerous visitors to enjoy the day.

12 Nov 2013

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New president moves into position

He’s a long-time resident and investor in Southbank and, having recently returned here to live, Tony Penna is ready to take on a new challenge as the newly-elected president of the Southbank Residents’ Group (SRG).

12 Nov 2013

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High praise for Eureka promo

The World Federation of Great Towers has bestowed Southbank’s Eureka Skydeck with the ‘Innovative Promotional Award’ for its incredible stunt celebrating the world premiere of King Kong live on stage earlier this year.

12 Nov 2013

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Mondelez lends a much-needed hand

Employees at South Wharf-based company Mondelez International (formally Kraft Foods) have been busy volunteering and making a difference to their local community.

12 Nov 2013

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Hard knocks on Boyd’s door

Jonathon Welch’s famed School of Hard Knocks is fast establishing itself as a Southbank identity, forming a productive partnership with Boyd Community Hub.

12 Nov 2013

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Dance club spiced up

The First Friday Dance Club had an extra kick in November when the main session was preceded by a very special performance from Too Hot to Handle.

12 Nov 2013

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State political lines redrawn

A major overhaul of all state electoral boundaries has seen changes made to the Albert Park electorate.

12 Nov 2013

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Interest at forum on Fishermans bend

The community forum on the Fishermans Bend development was held at Boyd Community Hub in October with many locals taking up the opportunity to discover and discuss the plans for the future suburb.

12 Nov 2013

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Residents’ group’s new era

The Southbank Residents’ Group held its annual general meeting at Boyd Community Hub last month as outgoing president Michael Smolders and vice president Barry Janes handed over the reigns to incoming president Tony Penna and his new-look team.

12 Nov 2013

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Connecting Southbank

The Southbank Rotary club is upping the ante to improve its business-to-community connections, kicking off its Synergy @ Southbank program last month, with plans to hold another event during November.

12 Nov 2013

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School planning committee meets

The work behind the scenes to make the school site at Ferrars St a reality keeps ticking along with the planning committee holding its second meeting in October.

12 Nov 2013

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Business commendations

Two Southbank businesses received bronze commendations from the Lord Mayor last month, celebrating 10 years of operation in the City of Melbourne.

12 Nov 2013

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Whispers of art change

The large-scale artwork on 109 Clarendon, which is fast becoming a gateway to the suburb, is going to be changed.

12 Nov 2013

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SRG has it funding cut by 33 per cent

The incoming Southbank Residents’ Group committee will have to work with 33 per cent less funding, as the City of Melbourne’s community grant is downsized from $3000 in 2013 to $2000 in 2014.

12 Nov 2013

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Arts Centre chief Judith Isherwood steps down

Arts Centre Melbourne is on the lookout for a new chief executive after it announced Judith Isherwood will step down in November.

12 Nov 2013

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Later public transport?

The City of Melbourne opened the door on longer operating hours for public transport during a council meeting in October.

12 Nov 2013

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Not too late for directory

If you’re looking to give your business an extra kick into the new year, make sure you get into the Southbank Local News’ Southbank Directory.

11 Nov 2013

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