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Being rather than doing
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Breaking up is hard to do
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Explanation of NBN card mailout
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Short-stays: Let owners decide
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Coffee meets culture
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History

In memory of Prince Henry’s
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Looking for the reset button for river businesses
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Skypad Living

Sharing and taking in vertical villages
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Health and Wellbeing

Getting back to basics
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The making of a lord mayor
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A tremendous trio
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Spring racing in Southbank
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Power Street – Southbank
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My new toy is a joy
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Edition - October 2014

Greens call for Labor’s support on overshadowing

Greens candidate for Albert Park, David Collis, has called on Labor MP Martin Foley to make a definitive stand against overshadowing of Southbank.

26 Oct 2014

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Council called to answer

The Southbank Residents Group is demanding an answer from the City of Melbourne, regarding submissions it claims were not heard.

26 Oct 2014

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Sturt St ‘shocker’

Melbourne City councillors lined up to express their disgust at a planning proposal submitted for 248 Sturt St at the October 7 Future Melbourne Committee meeting.

26 Oct 2014

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New clinic opens

Private health care patients in Southbank have received a major boost, with the arrival of the new Medidock Health Centre.

26 Oct 2014

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Cr Mayne weighs up move for Albert Park

Melbourne City councillor Stephen Mayne has revealed his intentions to possibly run for the seat of Albert Park, as a direct response to Labor’s support of the controversial Crown Casino compensation deal.

26 Oct 2014

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Fallen police officers honoured

Victorian and Australian police officers who have died in the line of duty were honored in Southbank during September, as part of National Blue Ribbon Day.

26 Oct 2014

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Southbank misses out on NBN fibre ‘coup’

An apartment complex in Docklands and three in South Melbourne are part of a dozen buildings in Australia, which have been retrofitted with NBN Co optical fibre to the apartment.

26 Oct 2014

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Parents unanimous on school shortage

Local parents from Southbank and Port Phillip have made their feelings clear about the region’s growing schools crisis in a recent survey.

26 Oct 2014

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Southbankers commended

Three Southbank business people were acknowledged on October 1 with a Lord Mayor’s Commendation and Southbank Local News caught up with the recipients to gain an insight into their many years of service to the City of Melbourne.

26 Oct 2014

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Safety concerns raised for bike path

Recent changes made to the bike path running alongside the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre have been questioned by local cyclists.

26 Oct 2014

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Green means free trams

The State Government has revealed new green signage, which will signify free tram travel within the CBD and Docklands.

26 Oct 2014

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People given say on future

In a ground-breaking initiative, the City of Melbourne has devised its first ever People’s Panel, which will assist in creating the city’s first 10-year financial plan.

26 Oct 2014

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Trees injected

Melbourne City Council is injecting plane trees with plant hormones to deter allergies.

26 Oct 2014

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Student takes on the world

21-year-old Southbank student Matthew Sinclair has recently been selected to travel to Geneva, Switzerland to take part in the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Public Forum.

26 Oct 2014

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Climb for a cause

Three Southbank residents will race up Melbourne’s tallest building in November in a bid to help build a better future for young people.

26 Oct 2014

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Southbank votes

Southbank Residents Group President Tony Penna predicts Southbank will have a big influence in the outcome of the seat of Albert Park in November.

26 Oct 2014

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Dancers swing into spring

Local dance lovers converged on Queensbridge Square in Southbank on October 3, for the monthly installment of the City of Melbourne’s 1st Friday Dance Club.

26 Oct 2014

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German frenzy hits South Wharf

Thousands converged on South Wharf Promenade in Southbank on Saturday October 4, for the inaugural precinct-wide Oktoberfest Festival.

26 Oct 2014

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Pete Murray

Pete Murray is coming to Melbourne on November 13 to headline the opening night of the Australian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) at the Playhouse.

26 Oct 2014

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Third ear music

David Jones with Evri Evripidou. Thursday, November 6, Melbourne Recital Centre - Mood Indigo series

26 Oct 2014

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Nutcracker review

The Australian Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker transports the audience from Southbank in spring, to the magic of a European Christmas celebration.

26 Oct 2014

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Local business rallies for diabetes

Southgate courtyard sprang into life on Friday, October 10, as a Southbank-based business put on a community sausage sizzle fundraiser to raise much-needed funds for diabetes research.

26 Oct 2014

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Capturing architiecture - Marion Abada

Having held a life-long interest in art, design and space, final year photography student Marion Abada says she draws on architecture as her main source of inspiration.

26 Oct 2014

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