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Residents' Association

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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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

Biased on school name
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Edition - September 2015

City Rd Master Plan released

The City of Melbourne has taken a major step towards upgrading Southbank’s central spine, with councillors unanimously endorsing the draft City Rd Master Plan for community consultation.

13 Sep 2015

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Whiteman St to undergo major facelift

The Normanby Rd Reserve in Southbank is set to be widened to help make way for a third tram track, at the expense of 25 car parking spaces in Whiteman St.

13 Sep 2015

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Development height overhaul

Minister for Planning Richard Wynne launched the central city planning review alongside Lord Mayor Robert Doyle earlier this month, in what is the first overhaul of Melbourne’s CBD planning since the late 1990s.

13 Sep 2015

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Southbank heritage ‘botched’

The Melbourne Heritage Action (MHA) activist group has called on the City of Melbourne to take immediate action to protect Southbank’s remaining heritage buildings.

13 Sep 2015

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Car-theft crusade continues

Police continue to urge residents and members of the public to be more vigilant, following news of further car thefts being reported in Southbank and surrounding areas this month.

13 Sep 2015

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Melbourne Men’s Shed unveiled

The highly-anticipated Melbourne Men’s Shed was officially opened on Monday, September 7 at Federation Square, in what is a first for residents of Southbank and the CBD.

13 Sep 2015

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Bower earns bronze

After 14 years of operating his business out of the IBM building in Southbank, founder and CEO of Neo Technologies David Bower was deservedly acknowledged last month with a Bronze Lord Mayor’s Commendation.

13 Sep 2015

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Schools Q&A

Deputy Premier and Education Minister James Merlino and Member for Albert Park Martin Foley hosted a “Q&A” forum on Monday, September 7 to speak with the community about new school projects.

13 Sep 2015

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UpMarket a design delight

The highly anticipated inaugural UpMarket was an overwhelming success, as huge crowds flocked to the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) forecourt on Saturday, September 6 to experience Southbank’s new designer market.

13 Sep 2015

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New life for police hospital

The former Victoria Police Hospital on the corner of St Kilda Rd and Southbank Boulevard, was officially re-opened by Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) vice-chancellor Professor Glyn Davis last month after a year-long refurbishment of the heritage-listed building.

13 Sep 2015

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My days as a school teacher at Boyd

The latest home for the ‘Australian Book Review’ (ABR), that most literary of Australian magazines, is the building known as Boyd. This is because this building was once the home of J.H. Boyd Domestic College for Girls. In late 1967, this school was my introduction to 25 years as a high school teacher.

13 Sep 2015

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Opera Australia site up for sale

Opera Australia (OA) has put its Southbank headquarters and rehearsal studio at City Rd on the market.

13 Sep 2015

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Gamers unite

Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley visited Australia’s games development hub ‘The Arcade’ in Southbank last month to announce the program for the first Melbourne International Games Week.

13 Sep 2015

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Stop looking … start shopping for spring!

With the warmer months now upon us, there is no need to look any further than DFO South Wharf for inspiration this spring.

13 Sep 2015

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Friday Nights at NGV

This October sees the return of the widely popular Friday Nights series at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV).

13 Sep 2015

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Sean McDonald

For Sean McDonald, the journey to graduating from the Photography Studies College (PSC) in Southbank has been anything but typical.

13 Sep 2015

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Julien Wilson Trio

For jazz enthusiasts October looms as an exciting month with a series of performances showcasing the best in Aussie jazz.

13 Sep 2015

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Barbershop bursts into Southbank

If you are a fan of harmony singing at its best, then the 2015 Barbershop Harmony Convention being held in Melbourne at Hamer Hall and the Deakin Edge theatre this month is a must.

13 Sep 2015

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German frenzy returns to South Wharf

Get ready to raise your steins as Melbourne’s newest waterside precinct, South Wharf Promenade, comes alive once again in its biggest celebration of Australian and Bavarian cuisine.

13 Sep 2015

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