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Business in Southbank

Australian first hits DFO South Wharf
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St Johns Southgate

The pain of true beauty
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Owners Corporation Law

Red tape and further delays to amendments
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Metro Tunnel

Tunnel boring machine assembly underway at Anzac Station
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Federal Politics

Why Magnitsky Act is important for Australia
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We Live Here

Short-stay abuse despite resident’s VCAT win
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Southbanker

Not all a bed of roses
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Port Places

Fishermans Bend: the first quarter 2019
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Housing

We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
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History

Building with Wunderlich
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Safety and Security

Safety and Security Day
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Health and Wellbeing

Self-soothing: First Aid for when you’re stressed and burned out
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Skypad Living

Vertical living views – an agent’s perspective
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Pets Corner

Some shade for Lashie
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

City Rd death trap
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Locals rally for bushfire relief

Locals rally for bushfire relief Image

Major institutions and businesses within postcode 3006 provided tremendous support to those affected by the East Gipplsand bushfires last month.

The City of Melbourne opened a disaster relief centre at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) at South Wharf for people evacuated from Mallacoota.

The relief centre offered essential services including food and water, medical support, pet services and provided off-site emergency accommodation for evacuated residents.

The Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria Police, Ambulance Victoria, St John’s Ambulance, the Salvation Army, Red Cross and RSPCA were all on hand to assist evacuees.

“Our role is to provide support and relief to people and organisations impacted by this...

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Looking after backpackers

There are many pairs of eyes down at the backpackers’ hostel on City Rd, most facing distant horizons as young travellers on working visas head off for rural adventures.
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A message from the Lord Mayor of Melbourne Sally Capp … Image

A message from the Lord Mayor of Melbourne Sally Capp …

Melbourne is Australia’s fastest-growing city and will be the biggest by the end of the decade.
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Police hunt cowards over serious assault Image

Police hunt cowards over serious assault

Detectives from Melbourne Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance as they continue to investigate a serious assault in Southbank earlier this month.
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Beulah hunts for hotel operator

Southbank by Beulah, proposed for construction at the corner of City Rd and Southbank Boulevard, announced a global search for a luxury hotel brand to operate the hotel component of its project late last year.
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Moon Duo

Psychedelic rock band Moon Duo will perform at the Melbourne Recital Centre (MRC) on February 11.
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The government thinks it has fixed Fishermans Bend. It’s only just begun Image

The government thinks it has fixed Fishermans Bend. It’s only just begun

In July 2012, former Liberal Minister for Planning Matthew Guy shocked locals, politicians and planners everywhere when he rezoned Fishermans Bend from industrial to the generous “capital city zone”.
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Edition - February 2020

Resident wins short-stay battle

Residents living in Southbank’s Platinum Tower at Clarke St continue to battle issues with short-stays in their building despite the recent landmark victory of one.

05 Feb 2020

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A message from the Lord Mayor of Melbourne Sally Capp …

Melbourne is Australia’s fastest-growing city and will be the biggest by the end of the decade.

05 Feb 2020

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A day to celebrate community

Southbank Residents’ Association (SRA) president Tony Penna is urging locals to come celebrate the opening of the new Boyd Park on Saturday, March 21.

05 Feb 2020

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Police hunt cowards over serious assault

Detectives from Melbourne Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance as they continue to investigate a serious assault in Southbank earlier this month.

05 Feb 2020

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Crown’s tower back in the spotlight

A Channel 7 interview with Crown Resorts boss James Packer last month has brought the company’s ambition to redevelop 1 Queensbridge St in Southbank back into the public domain.

05 Feb 2020

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Delays set to continue at Southbank Boulevard

Works to complete the current stage of Southbank Boulevard’s new linear park could continue for another 12 to 18 months.

05 Feb 2020

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Building a lead on climate change

The City of Melbourne continues to demonstrate the urgency in reducing carbon emissions in our city, both through its own actions and influencing others to act in the community and other levels of government.

05 Feb 2020

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Key site gears up

The developer of a long-standing vacant site in Southbank’s Freshwater Place precinct is understood to be preparing for construction of a new high-rise tower.

05 Feb 2020

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Locals rally for bushfire relief

Major institutions and businesses within postcode 3006 provided tremendous support to those affected by the East Gipplsand bushfires last month.

05 Feb 2020

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PSC on the move

The Photography Studies College (PSC) will soon relocate from Southbank to the Montague Precinct as the site of its former home prepares to be redeveloped into a new hotel and commercial office tower.

05 Feb 2020

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Police investigate attempted abduction

Melbourne Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating an attempted abduction of a woman in Southbank on January 18.

05 Feb 2020

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A big summer break but your councillors work hard

Being a City of Melbourne councillor can be a time-consuming job but one thing that tends to happen over the silly season is that you get a decent break from public meetings.

05 Feb 2020

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Claire’s rightful honour

Arts Centre Melbourne CEO Claire Spencer was awarded a member (AM) of the Order of Australia for her outstanding contribution to the field of performing arts on Australia Day.

05 Feb 2020

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Public views sought for Yarra River plan

For the first time ever traditional owners, local councils and government agencies have come together to form a future plan for the Yarra River, and the pioneering effort is now seeking public input.

05 Feb 2020

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The government thinks it has fixed Fishermans Bend. It’s only just begun

In July 2012, former Liberal Minister for Planning Matthew Guy shocked locals, politicians and planners everywhere when he rezoned Fishermans Bend from industrial to the generous “capital city zone”.

05 Feb 2020

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High school under way

Construction has begun on a brand-new secondary school in Fishermans Bend.

05 Feb 2020

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Forman says farewell

The man who has been central to helping put Southbank’s Eureka Tower on the map is moving onto an exciting new tourism venture in Melbourne’s west.

05 Feb 2020

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Beulah hunts for hotel operator

Southbank by Beulah, proposed for construction at the corner of City Rd and Southbank Boulevard, announced a global search for a luxury hotel brand to operate the hotel component of its project late last year.

05 Feb 2020

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Looking after backpackers

There are many pairs of eyes down at the backpackers’ hostel on City Rd, most facing distant horizons as young travellers on working visas head off for rural adventures.

05 Feb 2020

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A dialogue hobby

People’s hobbies often tend to be starkly differentiated from the rest of their lives – an escape from their everyday responsibilities toward their real interests.

05 Feb 2020

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More than street fitness

An innovative form of exercise is gaining popularity among Southbankers, precisely because it’s about more than just getting fit.

05 Feb 2020

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Malthouse 2020

This year, Malthouse is celebrating its 30th year as Melbourne’s most provocative theatre company.

05 Feb 2020

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Asia TOPA returns!

Asia TOPA (Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts) is in full swing and there’s still plenty to see.

05 Feb 2020

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Moon Duo

Psychedelic rock band Moon Duo will perform at the Melbourne Recital Centre (MRC) on February 11.

05 Feb 2020

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The joy of winning

Melbourne writer and academic, Amanda Johnson, won the prestigious Peter Porter Poetry Prize last month and she was present at a Southbank ceremony to read her winning poem.

05 Feb 2020

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Breaking barriers

When graduating students at Southbank’s Photography Studies College (PSC) exhibited their work late last year, a select handful of first- and second-year students also had their work shown.

05 Feb 2020

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