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Business in Southbank

Cutting edge living
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St Johns Southgate

That’s awesome!
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Owners Corporation Law

Electric vehicle charging and the rise of the machines
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Montague Community Alliance

At last, a Fishermans Bend Framework!
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Metro Tunnel

Building Anzac Station
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Federal Politics

Liberals and Nationals ship sheep
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We Live Here

Cladding – remove now, pay later?
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Walking for a purpose
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Housing

We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
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History

From corporate office to high-end living
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Stifle the opportunity
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Southbank Sustainability Group

Sustainability talks and Boyd Park
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Health and Wellbeing

Positive psychology for increased wellbeing
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Skypad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
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Pets Corner

Enter the “Shiba Zone”
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Power Street – Southbank
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The cost of cladding
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Edition - September 2013

Council questions appeal rights call

The City of Melbourne has been left questioning its decision to forgo third party appeal rights as part of Amendment C171, as debate rages over the proposed high-rise tower at 54-56 Clarke St.

17 Sep 2013

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Clarke Street concerns

The City of Melbourne has maintained its ongoing opposition to an apartment tower proposal on Clarke St.

16 Sep 2013

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Confusion over police presence

Despite appearing to conclude in 2011, Southbank is no closer to having a police presence after the St Kilda Rd station closes.

16 Sep 2013

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Air force band blows its own trumpet for birthday

The Royal Australian Air Force Band was in party mode last month celebrating 90 years of existence. To celebrate, the band put on a special performance here in Southbank, at the ABC Centre.

16 Sep 2013

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SRG sets AGM date

Now that the federal election has been run and won we can get down to the more serious business of voting in a new Southbank Residents Group (SRG) president.

16 Sep 2013

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Boyd joins in on fashion week

Boyd Community Centre also joined the fashion week festivities, hosting a fashion show called The Colour Chameleon.

16 Sep 2013

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Happy birthday Irene!

Freshwater Place’s first resident, Irene Ward, celebrated her 80th birthday in September. Thanks to her granddaughter Angela, ‘Southbank Local News’ paid a surprise visit to the party.

16 Sep 2013

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Growing up fastest

If the unprecedented rise of apartment towers wasn’t enough of a hint, last month there was confirmation that Southbank has the fastest rate of residential growth of any inner-city suburb in Australia.

16 Sep 2013

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New signs to guide visitors

The City of Melbourne (CoM) is in the process of erecting new information and mapping signs along South Wharf, helping to guide visitors around the burgeoning precinct.

16 Sep 2013

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Labor loses, but Danby holds his Melbourne Ports seat

A win at Southbank’s polling booth has helped Labor’s Michael Danby hold his Melbourne Ports seat in September’s federal election, despite a swing to Liberal candidate and Southbank resident Kevin Ekendahl.

16 Sep 2013

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MSV awards at St Johns

The Musical Society of Victoria (MSV) will present nine outstanding young classical musicians in concert when St Johns Southgate hosts the Hephzibah Menuhin Memorial Awards on September 29.

16 Sep 2013

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Indian dance wins hearts

The Indian Music and Dance Festival enlivened Queensbridge Square last month and a Southbank-based dance crew was the highlight.

16 Sep 2013

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From court to cafe, and back again!

Paul Scidone is familiar to many in Southbank, but most haven’t seen him like this before.

16 Sep 2013

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What’s the big black dome?

A mysterious black dome appeared in Queensbridge Square last month, enticing interested onlookers.

16 Sep 2013

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Business partner cities tour Southbank

The Southbank precinct was put on display in September as representatives from Asia-Pacific gathered for the Business Partner Cities Roundtable, this year devoted to the business of design.

16 Sep 2013

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Interested in White Night?

Expressions of interest are now open to musicians, performers, artists, businesses and organisations wishing to participate in White Night Melbourne 2014.

16 Sep 2013

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Southbank set to soar in music week

The first round of performances has been announced for Melbourne Music Week and it is already clear that Southbank and its various venues will be at the centre of the week-long festival.

16 Sep 2013

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60 years of theatre

One of Southbank’s most coveted artistic institutions celebrated its 60th birthday last month, as Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) blew out the candles on August 31.

16 Sep 2013

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Monet’s popular garden

National Gallery of Victoria’s ‘Monet’s Garden’ has been announced as the most popular Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series since the inaugural series in 2004.

16 Sep 2013

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Fashion week launched

Southgate laid out the red carpet last month, welcoming fashion-lovers to the launch of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week.

15 Sep 2013

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