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Edition - October 2015

OC in legal war with developer and manager

In a case that will be viewed with interest around Australia, The Guild owners’ corporation (OC) is involved in a bitter legal dispute with its developer and building management over long-term contracts.

08 Oct 2015

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Southbank Police Station given the green light

The new Southbank Police Station at 66-76 Moray St is expected to be in operation by March 2016 after State Treasury officially signed off on the building’s lease last month.

08 Oct 2015

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Woman charged

Police have charged a 35-year-old woman following an alleged handbag theft at a Southbank restaurant last month.

08 Oct 2015

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Forman elected as YRBA president

The Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) has a new president, after executive members elected Red Rock Leisure’s John Forman at September 10’s annual general meeting (AGM).

08 Oct 2015

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Short-stays back to Supreme Court

The long-running dispute between inner-city residents and short-stay apartment operators took another twist last month with the Watergate owners’ corporation (OC) voting to take its grievance to the Supreme Court.

08 Oct 2015

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Further wait on underpass upgrade

$100 million restoration works to upgrade Flinders Street Station started last month, but the State Government says early works will not include refurbishing the underpass between Elizabeth St and Northbank.

08 Oct 2015

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Up Market postponed

The Up Market will be temporarily postponed due to high winds at its last market day rendering its current site at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) forecourt unviable.

08 Oct 2015

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Builder appointed for Australia 108

Construction of the southern hemisphere’s tallest residential tower, Australia 108, at the corner of Southbank Boulevard and City Rd, will start this month, following the appointment of builder Brookfield Multiplex.

08 Oct 2015

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Tony finds the key!

After four-year period of redundancy, the Southbank Community Noticeboard on Sturt St is back in operation.

08 Oct 2015

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Feedback on City Rd

Drop-in community consultation sessions on the City of Melbourne’s Draft City Rd Master Plan got underway at the Boyd Community Hub on September 28.

08 Oct 2015

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New Lions Club launches

The new Melbourne City Southbank Lions Club was officially chartered last month with more than 70 friends and guests at the Melbourne City Bowls Club.

08 Oct 2015

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Ideas put to test at Riverside Quay

A range of ideas were tested via temporary installations at Riverside Quay last month, as the City of Melbourne and developer Mirvac continue public consultation on the area’s future vision.

08 Oct 2015

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Sky-high stunt over Southbank

High-wire artist Kane Peterson achieved an Australian first last month, when he successfully walked across a 21-metre tightrope suspended from Melbourne’s tallest building, Eureka Tower.

08 Oct 2015

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Connecting residents through film

Sovereign apartment residents Paul Doyle and Chris McGill have recently launched a one-of-a-kind cinema club for their fellow residents.

08 Oct 2015

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MCEC an economic driver

For the third year in a row, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (MCEC) end of financial year figures have exceeded all previous year-end results.

08 Oct 2015

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Property performer

When it comes to inner city property, Southbank has been the standout performing location in recent years, according to CBRE Real Estate.

08 Oct 2015

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Good food blooms at Southgate

A cascade of edible flowers will transform Southgate’s precinct of 13 restaurants and bars during Spring Racing’s Melbourne Cup week, from October 31 until November 8.

08 Oct 2015

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Meet Southgate’s new chefs

Three Southgate restaurants, Miyako, Artusi and Pure South Dining, have recently welcomed new head chefs just in time for the launch of ‘Good Food Blooms’.

08 Oct 2015

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Spring Racing needs right next door

Whether it is fashion inspiration, a quick fix, hair and beauty or placing a few bets, all of your Spring Racing needs can be found under one roof at Southgate.

08 Oct 2015

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Wieners race goes worldwide

The inaugural dachshund race, Running of the Wieners at Southgate, attracted international attention last month.

08 Oct 2015

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Carers Week sanctuary

An arts project staged along Southbank Promenade this month provided an intimate space for Melburnians to slow down and reflect during Carers Week.

08 Oct 2015

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Walking group

Just In Time Personal Training is running a unique and free weekly walking group for the Southbank community.

08 Oct 2015

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The Secret Garden at ACCA

Surreal and ultra-sensory, the world premiere of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art’s (ACCA) exhibition ‘The Secret Garden’ by Swedish artists Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg opens up a netherworld of strange delights and encounters.

08 Oct 2015

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An evolving talent

Since graduating from the Photography Studies College (PSC) three years ago, the career of 25-year-old freelance photographer Steph Doran continues to reach new heights.

08 Oct 2015

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Tedeschi & Rothschild-Riddle Duo

October marks the return of internationally acclaimed Australian pianist Simon Tedeschi to the Melbourne Recital Centre to celebrate the release of his latest recording and national concert tour.

08 Oct 2015

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The Dancing Lord in Melbourne

What a treat to have the world-famous Michael Flatley’s “Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games” make its way to Melbourne.

08 Oct 2015

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