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Business in Southbank

Season’s Harvest at The Langham
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Owners Corporation Law

OC chair wins $120k defamation payout
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Montague Community Alliance

Montague – an agreeable neighbourhood?
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Metro Tunnel

Anzac Station construction update
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Federal Politics

Why Magnitsky Act is important for Australia
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We Live Here

Bill defects need to be fixed
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Southbanker

Vantage points
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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

Daring robbery at City Rd
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Safety and Security

Winter vehicle and driving safety
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Yarra River Business Association

A constantly changing market
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Southbank Sustainability Group

A community that gets involved
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Skypad Living

High-density cycling
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Pets Corner

Pablo is learning to be an inside dog
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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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Getting better

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By Rhonda Dredge

Laneway culture is still evolving at Southbank. A narrow passage between two buildings has been fitted with cafes and a few hardy individuals are assessing their options.

The riverbank is more alluring but on a winter day the winds come in from the port and they’re icy.

Two men are making up their minds about lunch.

The men are hipsters with a twist. Their clothes are made of microfibres that repel moisture and wind particles.

Some might call them pioneers. They’ve learned how to fictionalise their lives and enjoy a bit of drama.

Both are standing outside the Thai café. It has the usual menu. Pad Thai is looking good.

The sun comes out and beams down a lane that points due north towards the river.

On a cold day Southbank has it over...

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Shrine knockback

The City of Melbourne has refused a request for increased funding from the Shrine of Remembrance.
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Skyscrapers Summit

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) will host the third annual Australian Smart Skyscrapers Summit from June 25 to 26.
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Boost for Town Hall

As part of the recent federal budget, former Minister for Communications and the Arts Mitch Fifield has committed to helping restore the South Melbourne Town Hall.
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On vulnerability and doubt

ACCA’s winter season exhibition returns to Southbank in June and will feature the works of many Australian and international artists to captivate your interest.
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Aquatic fitness

Aquatic Physio Exercise Australia is running a free aquatic exercise event at the Boyd Community Hub on Monday, June 24.
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A true man of Melbourne

As a 14-year resident of the CBD, our community can rest assured that the City of Melbourne’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Justin Hanney has its best interests at heart.
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