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The parking dilemma?
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Business in Southbank

Apartment living made easy
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Owners Corporation Law

Not all liability policies are created equal
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Federal Politics

Maintaining commercial ties with China
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We Live Here

Short-stays behind property price pain
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Southbanker

A jack of all arts
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History

ASBESTOS!!
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Skypad Living

Activating vertical villages
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Health and Wellbeing

Soups, salads, patience and supplements
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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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Power Street – Southbank
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Biased on school name
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Edition - September 2014

Southbank snubbed on overshadowing

The City of Melbourne has gone against its own planning advice to support overshadowing of the “sacrosanct” south bank of the Yarra, in return for open space in the CBD.

19 Sep 2014

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Council sides against market majority

A packed City of Melbourne Future Melbourne Committee meeting was left stunned on September 2, as councillors voted to reject a planning permit for the new designer ‘UpMarket’ in Southbank.

19 Sep 2014

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River residential plans submitted

Plans for a $400 million residential precinct on the former Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre site were last month submitted to the state planning department.

19 Sep 2014

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Beware of con-artist monks

A pair of con-artists dressed as Buddhist monks have been sighted along Southbank Promenade tricking unsuspecting shoppers and tourists into giving them cash.

19 Sep 2014

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Fishermans Bend gets off to a flying start

Five major planning permits have been given the green light by Planning Minister Matthew Guy for Southbank’s newest neighbour, Fishermans Bend.

19 Sep 2014

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Forensic first

A new world-class forensic centre has been unveiled at the Coroners Court of Victoria at Kavanagh St in Southbank.

19 Sep 2014

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Parents voice school anger

The three main contenders for the state parliamentary seat of Albert Park witnessed parent frustration boil over at September 10’s education forum, over the area’s growing schools crisis.

19 Sep 2014

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Theft clamp down

Police are urging local residents to be more vigilant, following a growing rate of thefts being reported in the Southbank area.

19 Sep 2014

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Council leads on waterways

The City of Melbourne (CoM) last month extended its advocacy for rationalisation of governance structure of the Yarra River.

19 Sep 2014

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Behind the Victoria Barracks gates

With the iconic Victoria Barracks currently receiving some major upgrades, the Department of Defence was kind enough to grant ‘Southbank Local News’ a tour, to get an insight into the project.

19 Sep 2014

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New-look ABC

Construction is now underway on a $176 million expansion to the ABC’s facilities in Southbank.

19 Sep 2014

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White Night set to dazzle again

Fast-becoming one of Australia’s premier cultural events, White Night will light up Melbourne’s streets once again on February 21, 2015.

19 Sep 2014

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A bicycle ride like no other

Southbank businessman Adrian Moelands has just completed the ride of his life, in an effort to raise awareness for a cause that is very close to his heart.

19 Sep 2014

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Steady at YRBA

The Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) executive committee remains largely unchanged following the business group’s annual general meeting on September 11.

19 Sep 2014

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Southbank hosts philanthropy conference

More than 50 leading philanthropists gathered at the Melbourne Recital Centre in Southbank during September for the 2014 National Philanthropy Conference.

19 Sep 2014

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Fancy a song with your vegies?

Market goers were given a pleasant surprise at September’s Farmers Market, when a pop-up choir broke into song.

19 Sep 2014

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Horror from Southbank

Southbank cinematographer Damien Lipp has recently completed his biggest project to date with the international release of horror film ‘Beckoning the Butcher.’

19 Sep 2014

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Fashion week funanza

Melbourne’s Spring Fashion Week has burst into life at Southgate, with an extended program of free exhibitions and displays showcasing some of the city’s most innovative designers and celebrated fashion icons.

19 Sep 2014

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MCEC celebrates record year

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) has officially completed its most successful month in history.

19 Sep 2014

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Yarra River Business Association Luncheon

Members of Southbank’s business community were given a beautiful day for the Yarra River Business Association’s networking luncheon on Friday, August 22

18 Sep 2014

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A festival full of fun for seniors

Seniors are invited to enjoy everything the waterfront has to offer during the 2014 Seniors Festival next month.

18 Sep 2014

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Chantal cannons into MTC

Chantal Mitvalsky and Cannonball at Melbourne Recital Centre, Friday, October 10. Melbourne based vocalist and composer – solo/backing/recording artist.

18 Sep 2014

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Profile Picture - Emma McEvoy

For photo artist Emma McEvoy, photography captures something far more meaningful than just a moment in time.

18 Sep 2014

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Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier

Friday, October 24, 2014 – Friday, February 6, 2015 (excluding December 26 and January 2). 5.30-9.30pm.

18 Sep 2014

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Bell Shakespeare - The Dream

Australia’s only truly national theatre company dedicated to William Shakespeare. September 18 – October 4.

17 Sep 2014

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