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Residents' Association

Giving credit where it is due
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Business in Southbank

A passion for good food
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Owners Corporation Law

Check the balcony and terrace rules first
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Montague Community Alliance

Life’s too short to be a sceptic …
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Federal Politics

Marriage equality – Let’s get it done
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We Live Here

Media campaign reaches 1 million Victorians
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Southbanker

A supportive Southbanker
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Yarra River Business Association

Looking for the reset button for river businesses
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Skypad Living

Urban forests in a concrete jungle
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Health and Wellbeing

More than just a body transformation
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

Southbank’s own Jack Sparrow
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Edition - October 2016

NBN bungle leaves locals off the grid

More than 40 apartments at 88 Wells St have been left without any internet access thanks to a botched rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN).

06 Oct 2016

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Businesses suffer as“Utopia goes mad”

Surveyors Place and Meaden St business owners were left shell-shocked by City of Port Phillip councillors last month, following their decision to close roads and remove all car parking around their businesses.

06 Oct 2016

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Residents meet to protect low-rise

Local lobby group Save Dodds St will host a community meeting this month to help protect Southbank’s low-rise neighbourhood from overdevelopment.

06 Oct 2016

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Not the park we had hoped for

The City of Melbourne formally announced last month that it had reached a new commercial agreement for the redevelopment of the JH Boyd School site.

06 Oct 2016

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Same old story for Southbank

City of Melbourne councillors were once again unable to have their say on two separate Southbank planning applications last month because too many of them had accepted donations from the developer.

06 Oct 2016

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A warm welcome

More than 35 locals gathered at Boyd Community Hub last month to warmly welcome people new to Australia.

06 Oct 2016

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Riverside Quay to become new culinary hotspot

A part of Riverside Quay will be transformed into a major culinary destination.

06 Oct 2016

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An exchange of ideas

Local architecture and permaculture group Urban Pear will host two free workshops on the art of food preservation and fermentation as part of this year’s Seniors Festival.

06 Oct 2016

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Penna joins the race for council

Southbank Residents’ Association (SRA) president Tony Penna has joined Cr Ken Ong’s ticket for this month’s City of Melbourne council elections.

06 Oct 2016

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Celebrating Gaybies!

A new public photo exhibit on a shipping container, which displays images and messages of children, teens and young adults living with LGBTI families, has arrived at Queensbridge Square.

06 Oct 2016

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Long-awaited activation at the Guild

The developer of The Guild has entered into a lease agreement with the City of Melbourne for the entire ground floor retail space at 152 Sturt St.

06 Oct 2016

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Steady ship at YRBA

The Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) executive committee remains largely unchanged following the group’s 17th annual general meeting (AGM) last month.

06 Oct 2016

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Building boom is just warming up

If you think Southbank has too many apartments, “you ain’t seen nuthin yet!”

06 Oct 2016

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One of the last gems

A prime Moray St site, which has an existing permit approved for a 38-storey tower, was sold for $8.8 million last month.

06 Oct 2016

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Fishermans Bend vision released

The State Government has released its 2050 vision document for Fishermans Bend, which establishes a clear direction for future planning work and delivery.

06 Oct 2016

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Here come the skateboarders

The City of Melbourne has identified Southbank as a first priority skateboarding area in its draft Skate Melbourne Plan.

06 Oct 2016

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Cuteness overload

65 dachshunds gave their tiny legs a workout on the teensy 15-metre racetrack on September 24 at Southgate as part of the HOPHAUS Annual Dachshund Race 2016.

06 Oct 2016

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Keeping Polly Woodside shipshape

The State Government is helping to restore South Wharf’s most-loved historic tourist attraction, 1885 former cargo vessel Polly Woodside.

06 Oct 2016

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Food trucks forever

Food truck fever has well and truly struck Southbank and the Yarra River precinct, with the City of Melbourne announcing that five permanent locations for food truck vendors will be operational early next year.

06 Oct 2016

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Richard Clapton to rock the Recital Centre

Aussie rock legend Richard Clapton will make his Melbourne Recital Centre debut on Friday, November 4.

06 Oct 2016

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Unprecedented success

For a sixth year in a row, Southbank’s Photography Studies College (PSC) has taken out the photography industry’s highest tertiary honour.

06 Oct 2016

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Dutch duo takes to the NGV

Dutch fashion designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren will appear in conversation with international guest curator Thierry- Maxime Loriot in a major NGV international public event this month.

06 Oct 2016

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Gob Squad returns to Southbank

Last seen in Australia as part of the 2012 Melbourne Festival with “Before Your Very Eyes”, Gob Squad is back to showcase the Australian premiere of “War and Peace”.

06 Oct 2016

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Campaigning on community

City of Melbourne council nominees and Southbank residents Joseph Sarraf and Mike Zverina are hoping to provide the community with a stronger voice.

06 Oct 2016

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