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The parking dilemma?
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Apartment living made easy
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Not all liability policies are created equal
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Maintaining commercial ties with China
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Short-stays behind property price pain
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A jack of all arts
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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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The making of a lord mayor
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Rocket to the city
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Spring racing in Southbank
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Power Street – Southbank
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Biased on school name
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Edition - October 2013

New networking opportunity for all

New networking opportunities are on the horizon in Southbank as the Yarra River Business Association (YRBA), in conjunction with the ‘Southbank Local News’, launch the first of its quarterly networking lunches in November.

15 Oct 2013

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Bike lane made permanent

The trial of the northbound bike lane on Princes Bridge has been hailed a success and the City of Melbourne has agreed to install the lane permanently.

15 Oct 2013

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Boyd takes a step in the right direction

The Boyd Community Centre site is a step closer to completion after the next phase of the development was approved last month by Planning Minister Matthew Guy.

15 Oct 2013

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Commanding on the edge

Eureka 89 played host to graduates of a recent Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) Commander course last month and the newly-announced commanders were asked to show no fear from the get-go, taking on “The Edge”.

15 Oct 2013

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Steady as she goes for business association

The Yarra River Business Association held its annual general meeting (AGM) on October 10, announcing no major changes to the executive committee.

15 Oct 2013

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Can you help shape Fishermans Bend?

The Fishermans Bend draft vision was released last month and Southbank locals will get an opportunity to have their say when a community forum is held at Boyd Community Centre later this month.

15 Oct 2013

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Council to act on flooding reports

The City of Melbourne has confirmed it will begin to take action on the Port Phillip Bay Coastal Adaptations Pathways project, the report into potential flood concerns released in April.

15 Oct 2013

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Graffiti targeted

The City of Melbourne has launched a four-year draft plan to tackle graffiti in the city, but it is very careful in making the distinction between graffiti and street art.

15 Oct 2013

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Commendable effort

Two Southbank businesses will receive Lord Mayor Commendations next month, celebrating their longevity in Southbank.

15 Oct 2013

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Stabbing at ABC building

An Ascot Vale man was arrested in October after stabbing another man in front of the ABC building on Southbank Boulevard.

15 Oct 2013

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Directory back to selling Southbank

‘Southbank Local News’ is again launching the ‘Southbank Directory’, the ultimate guide to businesses in the suburb.

15 Oct 2013

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Early mail on Boyd’s garage sale trail

Thought moving to Southbank would spell the end of your garage selling days? Think again.

15 Oct 2013

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Shout out to our guides

Southbank resident Kevin Ekendahl may have lost the September federal election in Melbourne Ports, but that hasn’t stopped him working his ‘day job’, organising The Big Shout Out for Queensbridge Square in October.

15 Oct 2013

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More Moomba mania for us

The Moomba festival’s creative program has been presented to the council and again Southbank will be at the heart of the festival.

15 Oct 2013

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Once tallest, soon gone

There was a ‘sign of the times’ moment for Southbank last month, when Hanover House, formerly the tallest building in the suburb, was put on the market.

15 Oct 2013

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You should be dancing, YEAH!

The First Friday Dance Club is back after a hiatus during the cooler and non-daylight savings months.

15 Oct 2013

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Do the bus stop?

The double decker ‘Melbourne City Sightseeing’ bus is set to provide a boost in visitors to Southbank after the City of Melbourne allowed it to use the public bus stop at the Arts Centre last month.

14 Oct 2013

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Southgate cinema back

Southgate Cinema has returned and, with the help of the relocated Blue Train, movie-lovers now have the opportunity to enjoy films with a side of food and drink.

14 Oct 2013

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Racing to the top

Be they crazy or competitive, fun-run enthusiasts will again head for Southbank in November, with the Eureka Climb set to attract its biggest crowd ever.

14 Oct 2013

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Space used as testing grounds

A new and creative space has been introduced to Southbank as Testing Grounds has taken over one of the most talked about sites in the suburb.

14 Oct 2013

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Rush to get an autograph

Southbank is set for a visit from Australian entertainment royalty, academy award-winning actor Geoffrey Rush.

14 Oct 2013

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MTC honours founder

The Melbourne Theatre Company hosted a moving tribute to John Sumner, the theatre company’s founder, in October.

14 Oct 2013

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