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Two new train stations for Southbank

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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Southbank population hits 15,000

April 3rd, 2024 - Sean Car

You only have to look around Southbank to understand its residential population is growing quickly and the Australian Bureau of Statistics released some new findings to confirm that fact last month.

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Police presence rides out of town

March 6th, 2024 - Sean Rogasch

The expansion of the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) campus also signals the end of the small permanent police presence Southbank had, as it encompasses the takeover of the Police Stables.

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Tour begins riverside

February 7th, 2024 - Southbank News

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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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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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Clarke Street concerns

September 6th, 2023 - Southbank News

The City of Melbourne has maintained its ongoing opposition to an apartment tower proposal on Clarke St.

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Design comp complete … but isn’t there something missing?

August 9th, 2023 - Southbank News

With much fanfare, the state government announced a winner of the Flinders Street Station design competition last month, but there was one rather important detail missing.

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10 Years On: King Kong promo causes stir

June 7th, 2023 - Southbank News

It was the publicity stunt that garnered more publicity than anyone could’ve imagined.

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Melbourne’s tallest approved

March 8th, 2023 - Southbank News

The controversial Australia 108 tower will be built at 70 Southbank Boulevard after Planning Minister Matthew Guy approved the final proposal last month.

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Men’s shed opens, near Southbank

February 8th, 2023 - Southbank News

Southbank handymen and women may not yet have their own space to work but in the mean time there has been a “Men’s shed” open in neighbouring South Melbourne, and it is encouraging Southbank residents to use the facility.

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Fright night at La Camera

December 7th, 2022 - Southbank News

Southgate restaurant La Camera was transformed into a house of horrors last month, to celebrate Halloween.

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Fireworks to ring in new year

November 9th, 2022 - Southbank News

The City of Melbourne has announced its plans for this year’s New Years Eve celebrations and there are set to be great opportunities in and around Southbank to bring in 2013.

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Vegie patch in the sky

October 13th, 2022 - Southbank News

Freshwater Place has found an interesting way to use previously discarded space on the side of the building, converting a disused balcony into a vegetable garden for residents.

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Northwharf details revealed

September 7th, 2022 - Southbank News

Northwharf developer Asset 1 WTC has revealed details of its proposed redevelopment of the heritage listed Shed 5 and crane.

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Hamer Hall reopening upon us

August 10th, 2022 - Southbank News

Mark July 26 in your diary. After a long redevelopment, this is the date the Arts Centre will reopen and spectacularly reintroduce itself to the Yarra River.

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New artwork ‘The Wall’ unveiled

July 6th, 2022 - Southbank News

Southbank has a brand new art installation, with the opening of ‘The Wall’, under the Kingsway overpass on the Crown promenade.

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Dancing in the square

June 8th, 2022 - Southbank News

Southbank locals and visitors have now got the chance to get their groove on every Friday night after the City of Melbourne introduced First Friday Dance Club.

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Revamped residents group gets strategic

May 11th, 2022 - Southbank News

Mabel Vargas has been in the job for just four months, but the president of the Southbank Residents Group has already begun to re-energise the group.

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City living available to all

April 7th, 2022 - Southbank News

The former J.H. Boyd Girls’ School site’s future became clearer last month, as a new disabled- friendly residential development was announced.

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Northwharf details revealed

Northwharf details revealed

September 7th, 2022 - Southbank News
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