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That’s awesome!
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Electric vehicle charging and the rise of the machines
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At last, a Fishermans Bend Framework!
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Building Anzac Station
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Liberals and Nationals ship sheep
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Cladding – remove now, pay later?
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Walking for a purpose
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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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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 2016

Fresh doubts cast over Boyd deal

Just over a month after the City of Melbourne secured a new commercial contract for the redevelopment of the Boyd site, fresh controversy has emerged surrounding the developer’s finances.

10 Nov 2016

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Any hope for protection lies with C270

The final questioner hit the nail on the head at the community gathering at Boyd Community Hub last month to discuss developer Hayball’s 21-storey proposal for 135 Sturt St.

10 Nov 2016

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Our Joe is in with a chance

Southbank’s Joe Sarraf has a chance of becoming a councillor in the fallout of a scandal that looks like preventing indigenous candidate Brooke Wandin taking up her seat on the Melbourne City Council.

10 Nov 2016

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CCTV to help solve shooting

Detectives have released CCTV as part of their investigation into a Southbank shooting that occurred earlier this year.

10 Nov 2016

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Helping hand for Father Bob

The State Government will provide $100,000 of funding to compensate for fire damage to the Father Bob Foundation.

10 Nov 2016

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Arts plan falls off the radar

A long and ongoing commitment to the Southbank Arts Precinct redevelopment by consecutive State Governments is still yet to be delivered.

10 Nov 2016

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Residents get behind local business

Montague residents have banded together with local businesses in an effort to prevent road closures, which they say will threaten the viability of their Southbank businesses.

10 Nov 2016

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Locals rally for low-rise

More than 60 passionate locals crammed into a packed Boyd Assembly Hall on October 19 to join the fight against high-rise development in Southbank’s low-rise neighbourhood.

10 Nov 2016

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New local schools announced

Southbank families have been given welcome news of the State Government’s plans to construct two new schools in Fishermans Bend and a primary school in Docklands.

10 Nov 2016

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SLN helps to reconnect locals

Last month’s “Southbank Local News” article “NBN bungle leaves locals off the grid” has helped local residents at 88 Wells St in their quest to get back on the grid!

10 Nov 2016

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Plenty of town hall intrigue to come

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has been returned for a third term, but he won’t have it all his own way over the next four years.

10 Nov 2016

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Taking White Night to another level

With a CV boasting events such as the Sydney Olympic Games, Melburnians can expect White Night 2017 to be bigger than ever under the guidance of its new artistic director, David Atkins.

10 Nov 2016

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“Long-term time bomb”

According to former City of Melbourne councillor and finance chair Stephen Mayne the cost of fixing flooding issues at Whiteman St is around $130 million.

10 Nov 2016

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Search for five robbers continues

Police are searching for five men who allegedly assaulted and robbed a man on Southbank Promenade on Saturday, June 2.

10 Nov 2016

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Worker dies at South Wharf

Tragedy struck South Wharf last month when a construction worker fell to his death on October 26.

10 Nov 2016

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How good’s the outdoors!

Year 8 and 9 students from the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School (VCASS) got their hands dirty last month for a tree planting day organised by Transurban and Landcare Australia.

10 Nov 2016

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Eureka penthouse on the market

An 86th floor Eureka Tower penthouse has just hit the market with a starting price of $18 million.

10 Nov 2016

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The biggest vertical race

Southbank resident Natalie Gurman is getting a big workout at the Eureka Tower on November 13, when she will be joining hundreds of others to race up the 1643 steps of the tallest building in Melbourne.

10 Nov 2016

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Locals lap up the trivia

More than 50 local residents attended the second Southbank Community Trivia Night at the Boyd Community Hub last month.

10 Nov 2016

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New townhouses for Montague

City of Port Phillip councillors were in full support of a new redevelopment proposal for the Montague precinct last month.

10 Nov 2016

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City Rd plan acknowledged

The Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) has acknowledged the City of Melbourne for planning excellence on the City Road Master Plan.

10 Nov 2016

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A peek into policing practices

A new exhibition has recently been opened at the Victoria Police Museum, featuring the portraits of suspects and crime-scene technologies.

10 Nov 2016

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Blood Orange tops off another sweet serving

Southbank’s very own music and arts festival Sugar Mountain returns to the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) for a third consecutive year with another delicious serving of music, art and food.

10 Nov 2016

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Xylouris White to return to Melbourne

Xylouris White will play at the Melbourne Recital Centre this December after its hit Australian debut last summer at the Sydney Festival and Hobart’s MONA FOMA Festival.

10 Nov 2016

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From the gallery to the streets

The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) is taking art onto the streets and public spaces of Southbank and the CBD to publicly showcase the essence of visual art and performances.

10 Nov 2016

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From pop star to photographer

Jade Soldati said photography has always surrounded her, but it wasn’t until two years ago when she finally decided to take it up.

10 Nov 2016

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