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Southbank Sustainability Group in 2024

Southbank Sustainability Group in 2024

February 7th, 2024 - Southbank News

It has been lovely to hear from Southbank Sustainability Group (SSG) members that they were grateful the fortnightly gardening meetups kept going throughout the end-of-year period making participants feel engaged and part of a community. 

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As the rain poured down, the people poured in!

February 7th, 2024 - Jannine Pattison

Southbank3006’s A Very Merry Friend-mas event has fast become the most successful community event held in Southbank, drawing an impressive 1000 attendees from all parts of the community, despite the wet day on Saturday, December 9. 

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Running from Southbank to Sydney for Beyond Blue

February 7th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Southbank resident Michael Finn is embarking on an extraordinary journey, trading the comforts of the city for a marathon like no other: running from Melbourne to Sydney in a remarkable effort to raise money for Beyond Blue.

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Addressing the sad state of Southbank Promenade

December 5th, 2023 - Jeremy Vincent

This Christmas marks the point when I think we can say that the destructive COVID years are (fingers crossed!) now in the rear vision mirror.

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Macnamara, it’s been a big year

December 5th, 2023 - Josh Burns

As we approach the festive season, I wanted to reflect on some of the work and achievements we have made this year.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around Metro Tunnel

December 5th, 2023 - Metro Tunnel

You better watch out, you better not cry! The Metro Tunnel Project is coming to town for Christmas with a host of festive activities across Melbourne’s CBD.

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Weighing in on Southbank Promenade

December 5th, 2023 - Tony Penna

As mentioned in my October column, I’d like to discuss Southbank Promenade this month. 

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Another year of green gains for Southbank

December 5th, 2023 - Maria Tarrant

It has been a busy year for Southbank Sustainability Group (SSG).

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Wishing you all, dear readers, a fabulous festive season

December 5th, 2023 - Trisha Avery

The committee of Southbank3006 would like to thank all our members, Southbank News readers and the community of Southbank for your support for our activism and events in 2023.

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Women’s health in Victoria – making real change

December 5th, 2023 - Nina Taylor

Women and girls make up more than half of our population, yet their health has been overlooked and underdiagnosed for too long.

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Street transformed in “Dodds St Reboot”

December 5th, 2023 - Southbank News

Dodds St underwent a transformation in November, as part of the “Dodds St ReBoot”.

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Do you have remedial works coming up? Who’s the super?

December 5th, 2023 - Tom Bacon

During COVID, a number of owners’ corporations (OCs) deferred major remedial works projects that were due to be undertaken.

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Anzac Station on the move

November 7th, 2023 - Metro Tunnel

Work on St Kilda Rd’s Anzac Station is progressing in line with the Metro Tunnel’s 2025 opening date, with architectural fit-out well under way and installation of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment continuing.

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Council street safety review misses the mark

November 7th, 2023 - Tony Penna

If you missed it, Southbank Residents’ Association (SRA) in collaboration with City of Melbourne, hosted a forum for the council to announce new pedestrian road safety projects.

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Sustainable events this November

November 7th, 2023 - Maria Tarrant

The next Southbank Sustainability Group (SSG) event is a workshop focused on the role of herbs in health and wellbeing. In this interactive workshop, you will learn more about the medicinal uses of common culinary herbs and be introduced to the array of herbs growing in the community garden in front of the Boyd Community Hub.

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Southbank of your imagination

November 7th, 2023 - Mary Kay Rauma

What would a Southbank of your imagination look like?

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VCAT determines that monies paid by an insurer to an OC for a lot owner’s claim are held “on trust”

November 7th, 2023 - Tom Bacon

A VCAT decision released last month confirmed the position that any lot owner in a building may file a claim against the owners’ corporation’s (OC’s) policy of insurance.

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High praise for Eureka promo

November 7th, 2023 - Southbank News

The World Federation of Great Towers has bestowed Southbank’s Eureka Skydeck with the “Innovative Promotional Award” for its incredible stunt celebrating the world premiere of King Kong live on stage earlier this year.

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MSO’s principal conductor toasts 20-year milestone

November 7th, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

Celebrating 20 years conducting with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO), principal conductor Benjamin Northey reflects on his incredible musical journey with MSO that’s made him “the conductor I am today.”

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Come hear from your local Men’s Shed

October 4th, 2023 - Tony Penna

Your Southbank Residents’ Association (SRA) committee has quite a bit planned for this month and we hope you will be able to find some time out from the beautiful sunshine we are now experiencing.

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Rufus returns

Rufus returns

February 6th, 2019 - Southbank News
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