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.


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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Australian first hits DFO South Wharf

Australian first hits DFO South Wharf

February 6th, 2020 - Jack Hayes
Businesses in Southbank

Businesses in Southbank

April 18th, 2012 - Sean Car
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