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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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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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Greystar marks biggest build-to-rent project in Australia’s history

April 4th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A $500 million build-to-rent development in South Melbourne’s Fishermans Bend precinct has been completed, making it the biggest of its kind in Victoria.

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Melbourne Recital Centre to expand with new rooftop performance venue

April 3rd, 2024 - Gemma Grant

The Melbourne Recital Centre has received $2 million to construct a “transformative” new public arts space on its rooftop, with breathtaking views of the expanding Melbourne Arts Precinct.

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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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Arts Centre Melbourne’s heritage State Theatre closes its doors for major refurbishment

April 3rd, 2024 - Melbourne Arts Precinct Corporation

Art Centre Melbourne’s heritage State Theatre has now closed for a major refurbishment through the Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation, following final performances of The Australian Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

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DJ Star set to perform at community festival

April 3rd, 2024 - Brendan Rees

There’s something about the thrill of being a disc jockey that Alister Wong can’t explain.

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Sally Capp bows out on her terms

April 3rd, 2024 - Sean Car

Sally Capp, the Lord Mayor who brought a new lease of life, energy, and dynamism to the role at a time when it was needed more than ever, ended weeks of speculation on March 28, announcing she would be resigning come the end of June.

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Greens preselect first Melbourne and Port Phillip councillor candidates

April 3rd, 2024 - Sean Car

The Greens have preselected current councillor and Carlton resident Dr Olivia Ball as its lead candidate ahead of the City of Melbourne elections in October, with West Melbourne resident Karl Hessian revealed as its second candidate on the ballot.

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Derryn Hinch exits the race for Lord Mayor

April 3rd, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Broadcast legend and former senator Derryn Hinch has withdrawn his bid to become the City of Melbourne’s next Lord Mayor just weeks after announcing his candidacy.

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Council elections: Who cares?

Council elections: Who cares?

May 12th, 2017 - Southbank News
Retail sector a ‘key growth area’

Retail sector a ‘key growth area’

September 18th, 2012 - Southbank News
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