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Cutting edge living
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That’s awesome!
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Owners Corporation Law

Electric vehicle charging and the rise of the machines
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Montague Community Alliance

At last, a Fishermans Bend Framework!
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Building Anzac Station
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Federal Politics

Liberals and Nationals ship sheep
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We Live Here

Cladding – remove now, pay later?
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Walking for a purpose
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Housing

We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
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From corporate office to high-end living
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Stifle the opportunity
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Southbank Sustainability Group

Sustainability talks and Boyd Park
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Health and Wellbeing

Positive psychology for increased wellbeing
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Skypad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
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Pets Corner

Enter the “Shiba Zone”
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Spring racing in Southbank
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Power Street – Southbank
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The cost of cladding
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Edition - November 2015

Waterways reform back from the brink

An agreement to reform the governance of Southbank’s waterways is back on the table after major stakeholders agreed on a new comprised position this month.

12 Nov 2015

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The Guild settles

The Guild owners’ corporation and its building management have settled a legal dispute over long-term contracts.

12 Nov 2015

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Southbank Boulevard street party

Southbank Boulevard will be brought to life this month with the City of Melbourne hosting a garden themed street party on Sunday, November 29.

12 Nov 2015

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High-rise masterpiece

A new work of art has been presented 38-storeys above the ground on the side of the Marco Apartments construction site in Southbank.

12 Nov 2015

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Community wants its voice heard

The South Port Urban Responsible Renewal (SPURR) group released a statement last month slamming both sides of politics for failing to include the community in decisions regarding Fishermans Bend.

12 Nov 2015

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Domain park master plan

The City of Melbourne is inviting the community to have its say on how the Domain Parklands should be managed over the next 20 years.

12 Nov 2015

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Rimmer steps in

The City of Melbourne’s CEO Ben Rimmer will replace Lord Mayor Robert Doyle as the guest speaker at the Yarra River Business Association’s next luncheon on Thursday, November 19.

12 Nov 2015

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Thumbs up for Haig St

The Future Melbourne Committee and Southbank Residents Group were at odds last month following a proposed new tower at 65-71 Haig St, Southbank.

12 Nov 2015

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Tensions run hot on bicycle plan

A backlash against further advances towards Melbourne becoming more bicycle friendly was felt when Melbourne councillors discussed a new draft bicycle plan last month.

12 Nov 2015

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Cities Summit

Chair of the Fishermans Bend Ministerial Advisory Committee, Meredith Sussex, will join a host of leading Australian and international thinkers on November 30 and December 1 to discuss future planning for creating more liveable cities.

12 Nov 2015

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Two famous idiots

Southbank was in the news for the wrong reasons last month, with a spotlight shone on unauthorised high-rise rooftop access.

12 Nov 2015

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Donor Tissue Bank unveiled

The new purpose-built Donor Tissue Bank Centre of Victoria was opened at the State Coroner’s Court on Kavanagh St in Southbank last month.

12 Nov 2015

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Queensbridge Tower a step closer

Crown Resorts, in conjunction with their joint venture partner Schiavello Group, announced the winning architect last month for the controversial Queensbridge Tower proposal in Southbank.

12 Nov 2015

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SRG grows

The Southbank Residents Group committee has expanded following its annual general meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, October 14.

12 Nov 2015

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Not your average sport

Southbank resident Jason Beelders is travelling to Argentina this month to represent Australia in a sport that few people would have heard of.

12 Nov 2015

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Drowning risk

Life Saving Victoria is completing a risk assessment of the Melbourne section of the Yarra River, including Southbank.

12 Nov 2015

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Local school approved

Southbank families will have a local school option after Melbourne councillors last month approved a proposal for a vertical school on King St.

12 Nov 2015

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Testing Grounds is back

Following its winter hibernation, Southbank’s community arts space Testing Grounds reopened its gates to the public last month.

12 Nov 2015

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Climb into the clouds

Southbank resident Anne Lu will climb 1642 steps to the top of Eureka Tower this month and raise much needed money for charity.

12 Nov 2015

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Southbank plays host to the music of New Orleans

On the evening of November 20, Dodds St will take on the appearance of a street from the French Quarter, as it offers attendees both a sound bite and a taste of New Orleans.

12 Nov 2015

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Sugar Mountain returns to Southbank

Following on from its hugely successful return to Melbourne’s arts and music scene in 2015, the Sugar Mountain festival will grace audiences with its presence once again on January 23, 2016.

12 Nov 2015

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PSC wins again

The Photography Studies College (PSC) has further reinforced its place as Australia’s best after taking out the Australian Institute of Professional Photography’s (AIPP) tertiary institution award for a fifth straight year.

12 Nov 2015

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Not just any old fireworks!

For the second year running, South Wharf will host the only ground-level fireworks found in the city on New Years Eve, with a special surprise in store for the moment 2016 arrives.

11 Nov 2015

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