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Residents’ Association never sleeps
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Business in Southbank

Dine Pink at Southgate!
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St Johns Southgate

St Johns Southgate 2017 Art Prize
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Owners Corporation Law

The times they are a-changin’
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Federal Politics

Terror we can avoid
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We Live Here

A look back at what's been happening
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Southbanker

Running for life
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History

Southbank was radio-active!
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Yarra River Business Association

Looking for the reset button for river businesses
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Skypad Living

Litter from the heavens
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

Rocket to the city
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

In support of low-rise
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Edition - October 2017

Primary school naming fiasco

The State Government is doing everything within its power to avoid naming its new primary school in Southbank as Southbank Primary School.

12 Oct 2017

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Cr Andrew Bond to challenge Martin Foley for Albert Park

City of Port Phillip councillor Andrew Bond has been preselected to run as the Liberal Party’s candidate for Albert Park in the 2018 state election.

12 Oct 2017

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Tower endorsed

The City of Melbourne has endorsed a proposal to build a new $60 million residential tower in Southbank.

12 Oct 2017

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Tea tower lowered

The developer of a controversial development proposal next to Southbank’s historic Tea House building has submitted an amended application for a 25-storey tower.

12 Oct 2017

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Even more government!

Locals were introduced to a new concept in government on September 13 with the first Inner Metro Assembly at Albert Park.

12 Oct 2017

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Did you know?

Nearly a hectare of land in Montague, which had approval for four residential towers to be built on it, has been put up for sale.

12 Oct 2017

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Council reopens Boyd tender

The City of Melbourne officially put the site behind the Boyd Community Hub back on the open market last month, with submissions open to developers until October 19.

12 Oct 2017

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Next local school underway

Local students in Southbank and Melbourne’s inner city will soon have a second new primary schooling option, with South Melbourne Park Primary School set to open in 2019.

12 Oct 2017

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City of Melbourne councillor first-term report card

This month the Melbourne City Council will be one year into its four-year term. Southbank Local News gives councillors a report card on their performance to date.

12 Oct 2017

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Save the date!

The Boyd Community Hub will host a Sunday Streets event in Kavanagh Street for local residents on November 12.

12 Oct 2017

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Conversation continues

September’s Montague Community Forum at the Golden Fleece Hotel produced another interesting discussion about how the redevelopment of Montague is shaping up.

12 Oct 2017

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A local icon is launched

Hundreds gathered on October 5 to help formally unveil Southbank’s very own mini suburb within a suburb, Melbourne Square.

12 Oct 2017

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No more unity on Chinese New Year

The City of Melbourne has abandoned its united approach to Chinese New Year, which critics say has undermined the potential to build a significant international event for Victoria.

12 Oct 2017

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Nadine farewells Boyd

Two and a half years after being appointed community animator at the Boyd Community Hub, Nadine Ford has said farewell to Southbank.

12 Oct 2017

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Bringing art to the community

Local artist Titane Laurent and her partner Jonathon Miller have opened an art gallery in the Montague Precinct, which is all about bringing the community together.

12 Oct 2017

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Steady going at YRBA

The Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) continues on a steady course after its annual general meeting on October 5.

12 Oct 2017

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Retailer collects a commendation

Ken Downie from Southbank’s very own Downies Coins is a recipient of this year’s Lord Mayor’s Commendations.

12 Oct 2017

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White up the Night

A record number of artists have applied to be part of White Night 2018 on February 17.

12 Oct 2017

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Southbank meets MPavilion 2017

On Monday October 2, MPavilion 2017 was officially unveiled in the Queen Victoria Gardens.

12 Oct 2017

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Local democracy is fading away

City of Melbourne councillors are making only about a third of the number of public decisions they were making 10 years ago.

12 Oct 2017

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A Moray cycle friendly street

The Melbourne Metro Rail Authority (MMRA) has proposed an upgrade of the Moray St bike lane.

12 Oct 2017

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Team Doyle heritage conflict

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle and his fellow Team Doyle councillors were unable to vote on a heritage review affecting Southbank and Fishermans Bend last month due to election donations.

12 Oct 2017

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Plenty of gems buried in the fine print

For ASX-listed companies, the full-year profit results each August are the most scrutinised document of the year.

12 Oct 2017

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Dachshund dress up for Oktoberfest

On Saturday October 23, dachshunds from all over Melbourne flocked to Southbank for the annual Hophaus Dachshund Race.

12 Oct 2017

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Join in Frocktober!

Southbank sisters Lauren and Erin Ritchie are working to take their Frocktober fundraising to new heights.

12 Oct 2017

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Students honoured

Two local students from Holmesglen’s City Campus in Southbank have received esteemed industry recognition following the 2017 Building Design Association of Victoria (BDAV) Awards.

12 Oct 2017

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Existence without time

Performance artist and academic Kat Henry will spend 10 days locked inside a “temporal isolation chamber” for her new project, “TimePod”.

12 Oct 2017

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Multi-sensory performance

Melbourne’s Ella Thompson has come together with some of the state’s most promising artists to collaborate on the experimental and experiential “Like Running Water”.

12 Oct 2017

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Sally Smart’s Staging the Studio

Renowned artist and Vice-Chancellor Professorial Fellow at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Sally Smart will explore ideas of art history and practice in her latest exhibition, “Staging the Studio” (The Choreography of Cutting).

12 Oct 2017

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In her element

Since receiving her first camera at eight years old, Joanne Manariti has been passionate about photography.

12 Oct 2017

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Meet ACCA’s new curator

Southbank’s Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) announced the appointment of new curator Hannah Presley last month, as part of the exciting new six-year Indigenous arts initiative Yalingwa.

11 Oct 2017

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