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Business in Southbank

Giving back in more ways than one
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St Johns Southgate

Call the midwives!
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Owners Corporation Law

Work faster and work smarter
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Montague Community Alliance

April showers are not coming our way
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Global search begins for Metro Tunnel artworks
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Federal Politics

Why Magnitsky Act is important for Australia
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We Live Here

Owners’ corporation law – time’s up
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Southbanker

An inspiring voice for women
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Housing

We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
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History

Under the mound
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Safety and Security

Thanks for your warm Southbank welcome
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Yarra River Business Association

A constantly changing market
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Southbank Sustainability Group

Planting the new and maintaining the old
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Health and Wellbeing

The science of compassion
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Skypad Living

Future-proofing vertical villages
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Pets Corner

Training a therapy 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

Tram shame
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Talking to our prejudices

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By Rhonda Dredge

Kate Just has just emerged from a lecture and she’s in a hurry. Her lecture notes are flapping and she’s still carrying a glass of water. She’s late for her next teaching session.

The life of an academic is not all peaceful pondering over big theoretical questions.

If you’re a lecturer in visual arts you have to keep your name out there.

In a knowledge-based industry such as higher ed, communication skills may be as important as technical ones. Students respond well to academics who can get their message across.

Dr Kate Just is undeniably a good communicator. When she finished her talk at Federation Hall last month, she invited hecklers to have their say. No-one took up her offer even though the hall was packed.

The only person to...

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Haig St snapped up

One of the last key remaining Southbank sites at 65-71 Haig St was purchased by a Malaysian developer last month.
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Crime rate at an all-time high

The Southbank crime rate increased to a new high last year.
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Students move in!

More than 1000 students and staff moved into the new state-of-the-art Ian Potter Southbank Centre last month, home to the new Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.
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Noisy bridge no more

The City of Melbourne will invest nearly half a million dollars to fix noise and structural issues on Evan Walker Bridge.
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Meet your candidates

The Southbank Residents’ Association (SRA) will host a meet the candidates night for the federal seat of Macnamara on April 16.
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Calls for climate action

Climate change is at the top of a list of issues the City of Melbourne will present to the major parties contesting the up-coming federal election.
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