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Debut novel highlights urgent need to address violence against women

May 8th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Southbank resident Cedric Saldanha is the author of recently published book, Quest for Freedom, which sheds light on the poignant reality of violence against women in a time where the topic demands urgent attention.

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New public art announcement and pop-up basketball courts open at Melbourne Square

May 8th, 2024 - Jack Hayes

Guardian Lion, an eye-catching nearly 20-metre-wide multi-coloured piece of public art from local artist Troy Emery will soon become a Southbank fixture when installed on Melbourne Square’s Power St-facing wall later this year.

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Six-storey mixed-use tower planned for Montague

May 8th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The City of Port Phillip has given its endorsement of a proposal for a six-storey mixed-use tower in the Montague Precinct of Fishermans Bend on City Rd, subject to certain conditions.

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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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Buxton Contemporary presents: The same crowd never gathers twice

May 8th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Buxton Contemporary is set to unveil its latest exhibition titled The same crowd never gathers twice, running from May 10 to October 13.

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Marg Alexander reignites her love of photography at PSC

May 8th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Marg Alexander, a first-year Bachelor of Photography student at Photography Studies College (PSC), has embarked on a remarkable journey of rediscovering her passion for photography.

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Joel Bray presents new production at Malthouse in May

May 8th, 2024 - Ruixue Su

Aboriginal queer dancer Joel Bray’s new work Homo Pentecostus will be staged at the Malthouse Theatre this month.

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Meet Xiaole Xhan: Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

May 8th, 2024 - Southbank News

Get to know a student’s experience studying at The University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Fine Arts and Music. Xiaole Xhan is studying a Bachelor of Music (Honours) at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.

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How lovely to see the autumn rains

May 8th, 2024 - Southbank News

Our garden beds have been refreshed ready for autumn and winter planting. Rocket and garlic chives have been very popular, while the chillies and eggplants have struggled in the wind.

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Two new train stations for Southbank

May 8th, 2024 - Sean Rogasch

The state government has announced two new underground train stations to service Southbank as part of its 2014-15 State Budget.

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Open space

May 8th, 2024 - Tony Penna

We note some exciting, but interesting, items on the council Future Melbourne Committee agenda for May 7.

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Heritage-inspired art for Anzac Station

May 8th, 2024 - Metro Tunnel

The Metro Tunnel’s five new stations will create a new city art trail, with works by some of Australia’s foremost artists.

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Let’s get the “undercroft” on the national agenda

May 8th, 2024 - David Hamilton

Southbank, known for its soaring skyscrapers and bustling streets, stands as the most densely populated neighbourhood in both the City of Melbourne and Australia.

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Supporting the rights of renters

May 8th, 2024 - Nina Taylor

We are delivering a targeted campaign across Victoria to ensure renters know their rights and rental providers know their legal obligations. 

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Woman charged after firearms seized in Southbank

May 2nd, 2024 - Sean Car

Members from Victoria Police’s VIPER Taskforce have charged a woman and seized firearms in Southbank as part of an ongoing investigation.

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Beulah explores “urban farm” at its Southbank site

April 18th, 2024 - Sean Car

The developer behind what will be Australia’s tallest tower has announced yet another intriguing activation of its City Rd site while it prepares for construction: a 200sqm pop-up “macrofarm”.

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Greens preselect candidates for new Montague and Port Melbourne wards

April 17th, 2024 - Sean Car

The Greens have announced the preselection of further candidates ahead of October’s City of Port Phillip local government elections, including for the new local Montague and Port Melbourne wards.

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Man arrested in Southbank burglary

April 16th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A man has been arrested after allegedly being caught in possession of a large quantity of copper pipe and a power tool during the morning of Tuesday April 16.

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Revitalisation of Alexandra Gardens progresses

April 13th, 2024 - Gemma Grant

The City of Melbourne is currently analysing feedback received in response to its concept plan for the renewal of Alexandra Gardens, which will soon undergo a string of upgrades.

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Build-to-rent development gets green light in South Melbourne

April 12th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The City of Port Phillip has approved a planning amendment for an 18-storey build-to-rent (BTR) project to go ahead in South Melbourne.

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