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Crown Melbourne unveils world’s first exclusive Grey Goose bar

June 5th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

In celebration of Australia’s leading premium vodka, Crown Melbourne has opened the doors to the world’s first standalone Grey Goose bar.


Locals fight plans for “adult lifestyle meeting place” on City Rd

May 8th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Thirty residents and business owners have objected to plans for an “adult lifestyle meeting place” to be established in South Melbourne, labelling the proposal as “inappropriate for the area”.

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Family and community underpins Southbank businessman

May 8th, 2024 - Jack Hayes

Finding a home and community in Southbank was a case of third-time lucky for Mosa Gherjestani.

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Elevate your events at AC  

March 5th, 2024 - Jack Hayes

AC Hotel by Marriott Melbourne Southbank puts effort into the details and experiences that really matter to create memorable events. 

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“Not crying over spilt milk”: GoBoat operator moving on after viral prank

February 7th, 2024 - David Schout

GoBoat say they “quickly reimbursed” and apologised to a group after a teenager threw milk at them from Evan Walker Bridge last month.

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Shadow Play Melbourne by Peppers unveils Level 45 Penthouse Series

December 19th, 2023 - Jack Hayes

Shadow Play Melbourne by Peppers has unveiled its highly anticipated Level 45 Penthouse Series, adding a new level of sophistication and luxury to the Melbourne hotel scene.

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Dip into the festive season at Afloat

December 5th, 2023 - Sean Car

There are few better places to spend your summer days than along the Yarra-Birrarung River in the heart of Melbourne, but there’s only one spot you can enjoy the stunning atmosphere while taking a dip.

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Montague gets its first supermarket

November 7th, 2023 - Southbank News

In a welcome sign of the new precinct’s growth, supermarket giant Coles opened a new “Local” store in Montague last month.

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Best places to eat and drink: November

November 7th, 2023 - Jack Hayes

Make the most of the warmer weather and longer days. Whether it’s pre-theatre snacks, a fiesta floating on the river or Sunday sessions at Fed Square, here are just a few to tide you over until summer.

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Visitor numbers back on track at South Melbourne Market

October 4th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Visitation levels at the South Melbourne Market have jumped in the past year, reaching near pre-pandemic levels, according to the annual report released in October.

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Come for Wakuda’s dining, and stay for the karaoke

October 4th, 2023 - Jack Hayes

There is a new venue calling Melbourne’s Midcity Centre home promising to deliver a dining and entertainment experience that “fosters connections and creates lasting memories through the universal pleasure of good food and fun times”.

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Staff at Uni Melb’s art school plead for better working conditions

October 4th, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

Following an historic, week-long staff strike at the University of Melbourne’s (UoM) Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) bargaining team walked out of negotiations on September 4 after university management failed to acknowledge the union’s core demands.

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Income solutions for today’s investor

October 4th, 2023 - Daryl Hill

In a world that is always changing, investors are constantly searching for high-quality, consistent income solutions.

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Southbank’s only community pharmacy, hidden in plain sight

September 6th, 2023 - Jack Hayes

For one of Australia’s most densely populated suburbs, it’s peculiar to realise Southbank’s clear absence of pharmacies in general, but more particularly community pharmacies.

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Holidaying owner-occupier scrolling social media drops $6.56m on South Melbourne office

September 5th, 2023 - Sean Car

Clarke House – a multi-storey 1,025sqm commercial building at 101 Clarke Street, South Melbourne – owned by former Piping Hot managing director Mark Johannsen sold 24 hours before its scheduled auction.

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Businesses fight against “bed tax” as government seeks to curb short stays

August 9th, 2023 - Sean Car

The state government is considering a tax on short-stay accommodation in a bid to curb the state’s housing crisis, but Victoria’s peak tourism body and local businesses say the proposal would be a major impediment to the sector’s post-pandemic recovery.

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Celebrate International Dog Day with AC Southbank: a stylish pet portrait event

August 9th, 2023 - Southbank News

Attention all discerning doggos and their design-loving pawrents! Pet-friendly accommodation doesn’t get more stylish than AC Hotel by Marriott Melbourne Southbank.

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Proving flexibility is key with short-stay

August 9th, 2023 - Jack Hayes

It will come as no surprise to learn the number of short-term rental listings in the City of Melbourne is on the rise.

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Southbank businesses in the running for Small Business Awards 

July 5th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Two small businesses in Southbank have been named among the seven finalists in this year’s Lord Mayor’s Small Business Awards.

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A Royal opening for Melbourne’s new retail icon

July 5th, 2023 - Jack Hayes

When you walk into the Royal Arcade, you are stepping back in time. 

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Next generation of $5 notes

Next generation of $5 notes

April 7th, 2017 - Southbank News
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