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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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The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

Rocket to the city
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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 2017

Council makes its move on oBikes

The City of Melbourne has stepped up its efforts to clean up oBikes on our streets, with images emerging online showing the bikes declared as “illegally dumped rubbish".

07 Sep 2017

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Councillor #QANDA!

City of Port Phillip’s Gateway Ward councillors and CEO will present a public Q and A session as part of the next Montague Community Forum on September 20.

07 Sep 2017

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Prominent site for sale

Automotive giant BMW has put its Southbank showroom site on the market, complete with an impressive high-rise development scheme.

07 Sep 2017

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Fancy a swim in the Yarra?

Not-for-profit group Yarra Pools has released a concept for a floating swimming pool in the Yarra River in the turning basin near Enterprize Park.

07 Sep 2017

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Boyd Park update

The City of Melbourne says it will release a draft concept plan for the new park behind the Boyd Community Hub later this year.

07 Sep 2017

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Underspending on works and staff blowout

How does the City of Melbourne manage to consistently underspend its capital works budget by tens of millions of dollars every year?

07 Sep 2017

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Hotel project underway

Construction of a new 16-storey hotel at the site of the former Tow Truck Building at 167 City Rd is now underway.

07 Sep 2017

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Share car policy stalled in the slow lane

After two years pursuing an unpopular share car policy, the City of Melbourne has achieved less than 20 per cent of its 2021 CBD target.

07 Sep 2017

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A look into Fishermans future

The City of Port Phillip’s Fishermans Bend Community Forum opened to the public for the first time last month.

07 Sep 2017

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Eco-friendly festival

Australians waste $8-$10 billion of food every year – that is four million tonnes of edible food!

07 Sep 2017

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Yarra River revamp

Parks Victoria (PV) will trial floating food and beverage services on the Yarra River this summer between November 2017 and February 2018.

07 Sep 2017

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Climbing for charity

On Saturday, September 2, some 630 firefighters from around the world climbed all 28 floors of the Crown Metropol Hotel in a bid to raise $500,000 for charity.

07 Sep 2017

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City joins WeChat

The City of Melbourne has officially joined Chinese social media platform WeChat.

07 Sep 2017

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Forced to walk!

Their ship can no longer navigate upstream, so Melbourne Day re-enactment players were forced to walk from Southbank to Enterprize Park on August 30.

07 Sep 2017

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Trivia returns

The local favourite Southbank Trivia Night will return to the Boyd Community Hub on Wednesday, September 13.

07 Sep 2017

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Swan St bridge delayed

Further delays along City Rd and Alexandra Ave can be expected until the end of the year after the State Government revealed it had been following inaccurate plans for the upgrade of the Swan St Bridge.

07 Sep 2017

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Public art and the city

How does public art behave? How important is community understanding of art? How do we give voices to contemporary constructions of indigenous story?

07 Sep 2017

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A snapshot of Montague

Photographer Vicky Ellmore shared a series of intriguing images online last month capturing Montague during a walking tour of the precinct as part of Open House Melbourne.

07 Sep 2017

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Melbourne remembers Monash

Sir John Monash is being honoured in Southbank, nearly 100 years since he rose to international prominence on the battlefields of the Western Front during World War I.

07 Sep 2017

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Melbourne Fringe presents ‘Out of the Echo Chamber’

Melbourne Fringe is back in September with Out of the Echo Chamber, a theme that encourages conversation between artists and audiences alike.

07 Sep 2017

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Elli’s prized portrait

Former ‘Profile Picture’ interviewee Elli Bardas has recently taken out the top prize at the Ballarat International Foto Biennale with a black and white portrait of her aunt.

07 Sep 2017

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Instagram for music

Melbourne-based singer Fem Belling will perform little-known American jazz songs by popular artists in her upcoming performance “Unsung” at the Melbourne Recital Centre.

07 Sep 2017

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Black Rider: The Casting of the Magic Bullets

Director Matthew Lutton takes on the decadent and gothic work of William S. Burrough in Black Rider: The Casting of the Magic Bullets come to life at the Malthouse Theatre this month.

07 Sep 2017

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Ballet in Wonderland

Renowned choreographer Christopher Wheeldon is taking on Lewis Caroll’s classic tale and translating it into dance with the performance of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

07 Sep 2017

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