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Business in Southbank

Family-friendly apartments
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St Johns Southgate

Why, oh why, can’t we?
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Owners Corporation Law

Take more care with your insurance
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Montague Community Alliance

Montague hosts a community roundtable
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Metro Tunnel

Construction of Anzac Station
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Federal Politics

Why Magnitsky Act is important for Australia
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We Live Here

A Royal Commission into industry scandals
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Southbanker

Coach Kim’s “headquarters”
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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

Southbank Morgue
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Yarra River Business Association

A constantly changing market
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Southbank Sustainability Group

Low environmental footprint
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Health and Wellbeing

What’s your attachment style?
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Skypad Living

High-density cycling
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Pets Corner

Pram-powered princess Sophia
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

Taxi chaos
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Reforms are a “backwards step”

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Councillor for the City of Melbourne (CoM) Rohan Leppert has slammed the state government’s proposed changes to multi-member wards as part of its plans for a new Local Government Act.

It comes after Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek announced on June 17 that the government was seeking the community’s feedback on six new reforms, which propose changes to areas including election donations and multi-member wards.

While the CoM isn’t impacted by all of the proposed changes due to having its own Act, Cr Leppert denounced many of the reforms as “controlling” and a “backwards step” for women and diversity in local government.

The six new proposed reforms (and their impacts on the City of Melbourne) include:

  • Simplifying and clarifying enrolments...

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Council questioned on City Rd

The Southbank Residents’ Association (SRA) has slammed the City of Melbourne for not allocating more funding towards the City Road Master Plan in its latest 2019/20 council budget.
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“Exceptional” office building approved

City of Port Phillip councillors have given the green light to a seven-storey commercial development on the corner of City Rd and Ferrars St, despite the matter being referred to Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).
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Arts focus at residents’ AGM

The director of the Arts Precinct transformation project will present at the Southbank Residents’ Association’s (SRA) annual general meeting (AGM) on July 25 at the Malthouse Theatre.
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Plan needed to address waterfront woes

As a major gateway to our local community and our city, residents in Beacon Cove say that the Waterfront Place precinct is in urgent need of regeneration.
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Crime down

Latest figures released by the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) show a slight decrease in the total number of criminal incidents over the past year in Southbank.
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Our bees light up

Eureka Tower’s famous, and now growing, colony of gold bees now comes alive at night, thanks to the addition of new lighting.
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