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More green space at Boyd as container is moved on

More green space at Boyd as container is moved on

May 9th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A shipping container filled with community items next to the Boyd Community Hub in Southbank will be relocated following concern it was taking up precious green space.

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La Camera celebrates 25 years at Southgate

May 8th, 2024 - Jack Hayes

The party has started at La Camera to celebrate 25 years at Southgate, with the favourite riverside restaurant marking the milestone with a bumper year of events and festivities.

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Southbank dads empowered by innovative Dadfit program

May 8th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

On a mission to “make dadding a team sport”, Dadfit’s five-week program kicked off in Southbank on May 6 at Boyd Community Hub.

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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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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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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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Brazen motorbike thief caught on video

April 8th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A video has captured the moment a brazen thief allegedly broke the steering lock of a motorbike parked on the sidewalk in Southbank before driving off. 

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New lodgings for local scouts in Albert Park

April 5th, 2024 - Gemma Grant

Scouts in Melbourne’s inner-south will soon have a brand-new home thanks to purpose-built hall which is now officially under construction in Albert Park.

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New festival comes to Southbank offering a “bit of everything”

April 3rd, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A series of new festivals celebrating sustainability and multiculturalism are coming to the Boyd Community Hub, starting on May 19.

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Seven arrested in new operation targeting commercial burglaries

April 3rd, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A new police operation targeting commercial burglaries in the Fishermans Bend and Southbank areas has seen seven people arrested during February and March.

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Shaping the future of Southbank through social imagination

April 3rd, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A unique pilot project aimed exploring the power of social imagination in a time of a climate crisis has brought the Southbank community together to share their ideas for the future.

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First glimpse at new South Melbourne Police Station

March 15th, 2024 - Sean Car

The state government has released the first designs of a new state-of-the-art police station for South Melbourne.

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City of Melbourne releases new homelessness strategy

March 5th, 2024 - David Schout

The City of Melbourne has launched a new homelessness strategy to address the city’s “housing and homelessness crisis”

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Festival of Veterans Arts 2024 comes to Southbank

March 5th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The Festival of Veterans Arts 2024 (FOVA24) will celebrate the creativity and talent of war veteran artists at the iconic Southbank Arts Precinct from March 15 to 24.

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Peter’s community spirit earns him an Australia Day honour

February 7th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Peter Duras, an exemplary physiotherapist, and community-minded Southbank resident has been recognised in the Australia Day Honours list.

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Australia Day award for Father Bob Maguire Foundation CEO

February 7th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

CEO of the Father Bob Maguire Foundation Paul Brophy has been awarded in the 2024 Australia Day honours.

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Preps celebrate first day at South Melbourne Primary School

February 7th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

There was a mix of excitement and nervousness as little Preps embarked on their first day of education at South Melbourne Primary School.

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Mr Summit café goes global after Redfoo drops into town

February 7th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Word of Southbank’s Mr Summit café has taken off around the world after Redfoo, the popular American artist, helped to launch the café’s newest toastie creation in a video.

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Small fire breaks out at Melbourne Theatre Company

December 21st, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Firefighters have extinguished a small fire that broke out in a fan/plant room at the Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) on December 14.

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E-scooter fire at Southbank apartment complex

December 21st, 2023 - Brendan Rees

A man has been taken to hospital after an electric scooter caught fire at an apartment complex in Southbank, causing dozens of residents to be evacuated.

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Crown backed down on new taxi system

Crown backed down on new taxi system

December 10th, 2020 - David Schout
Time to get creative

Time to get creative

January 17th, 2012 - Southbank News
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