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Now more than ever, love your local

Now more than ever, love your local

June 4th, 2024 - Jeremy Vincent

Most of us take for granted our high standard and variety of dining and refreshment venues in Southbank.

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Leadership, unity, and a vision for Melbourne: the 2024 election

June 4th, 2024 - Marcus Pearl

The City of Melbourne stands at a pivotal moment as we approach the 2024 local government elections.

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Melbourne comes alive with RISING 2024

June 4th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Melbourne’s premier celebration of cutting-edge music, art, and performance, RISING 2024, is set to captivate the city once again from June 1 to 16.

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Unleash your creativity at ACCA’s Family Art Day

June 4th, 2024 - Ruixue Su

This July, the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) will host a Family Art Day packed with creativity and fun.

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From Italy to Melbourne: a photographic journey Down Under

June 4th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

After five years of travelling Australia from Italy, Jhonny Scorpaniti has embraced a new chapter of life in Melbourne, committing to his passion for photography at the Photography Studies College (PSC).

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South Yarra park now open after Metro Tunnel upgrades

June 4th, 2024 - Metro Tunnel

For the first time in six years South Yarra’s Siding Reserve has reopened, to the delight of locals and their pets.

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Reckless riders targeted in e-scooter crackdown in Southbank and the CBD

June 4th, 2024 - Snr Sgt Alex OToole

E-scooter riders have been held to account, with Victoria Police issuing almost 300 infringements to those caught flouting the rules during recent blitzes across Melbourne throughout May.

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Autumn highlights Southbank’s community and nature

June 4th, 2024 - Faye McDonald

The Boyd Community Hub gardens have lit up with the warm golden glow of autumn and early winter, a heart-warming sight to capture.

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City of Melbourne councillor: “Don’t poke the Penna bear!”

June 4th, 2024 - Tony Penna

This was the response from Cr Rohan Leppert at the City of Melbourne’s Future Melbourne Committee meeting last month to discuss items in Southbank. I didn’t hold back in that meeting, and I make no apologies for calling them out.

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Southbank’s hidden community

June 4th, 2024 - Trisha Avery

It has been great to walk around the whole of Southbank during the past three years and observe how much amenity has been put in place for families and young people.

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How do I join an owners’ corporation committee?

June 4th, 2024 - Van Huynh

Living in a world of apartments is complex, so ask your question.

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Southbank’s athletic stalwart

June 4th, 2024 - Ruixue Su

The two-and-a-half-year-old, and very obedient, German Short-haired Pointer Zee may look a little fierce, but he is actually very friendly.

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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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Council to inject $22.5m to expand Normandy Road Reserve

May 8th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A bold plan to expand Southbank’s Normandy Rd Reserve by 1.2 hectares has been revealed in a City of Melbourne pre-budget announcement in what shapes as a big win for Southbankers.

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Community engagement and construction progress continues for Arts Precinct

May 8th, 2024 - Melbourne Arts Precinct Corporation

The Melbourne Arts Precinct is a bustling hub of activity as construction continues to move forward for the Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation (MAPT).

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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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New residential tower planned for heart of Southbank

May 8th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A 25-storey residential tower has been proposed for Southbank under a $70 million plan.

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Locals fight plans for “adult lifestyle meeting place” on City Rd

May 8th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Thirty residents and business owners have objected to plans for an “adult lifestyle meeting place” to be established in South Melbourne, labelling the proposal as “inappropriate for the area”.

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Push mounts for upgrade of “eyesore” red stairs

May 8th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) is hoping funding can be found to either remove or revamp the Queensbridge Square’s “eyesore” red stairs ahead of the City of Melbourne’s May budget.

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New 56-storey tower set to add to the Southbank skyline

May 8th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Construction of a $220 million mixed-use tower in Southbank is set to begin later this year.

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