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“Lives will continue to be lost”: lobby group calls for safe injecting room in City of Port Phillip

“Lives will continue to be lost”: lobby group calls for safe injecting room in City of Port Phillip

June 4th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A lobby group advocating for a safe injecting room in the CBD has shifted its focus to the City of Port Phillip after facing resistance from the state government.

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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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Measles exposure site at Woolworths Melbourne Square

October 4th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

A “high alert” has been issued after a measles case was detected in a returned overseas traveller who visited a Southbank supermarket on September 20.   

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Puppy dies after suspected of eating poisonous mushroom

June 7th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

A Southbank woman has been left heartbroken after her beloved one-year-old Cavalier King Charles died after being suspected of eating a poisonous mushroom.

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Have you had your flu shot yet?

June 7th, 2023 - Southbank News

Southbank residents: as the flu season approaches MyClinic Southbank want to ensure the health and wellbeing of our valued residents.

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The free service reducing the stigma of managing periods

January 13th, 2023 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

The City of Melbourne has extended its free period care pilot program until June 30, after it was successfully launched in September 2021.

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Exercising your options 

September 7th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

Some high-rise residents have decided not to return to gyms because of concerns about viral infections. 

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Council backs “BINS4Blokes” men’s health campaign

June 8th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

An initiative to install incontinence product disposal bins in men’s public toilet facilities across the municipality will be piloted by the City of Melbourne – the first capital city council to adopt such a campaign.

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Labor pledges to open a South Melbourne Headspace facility

May 11th, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

As the Australian federal election approaches, Labor is promising to deliver on providing a new Headspace facility in South Melbourne if elected.

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Harvest cladding works underway

October 6th, 2021 - David Schout

Rectification works are underway at one of Melbourne’s most dangerous buildings containing flammable cladding.

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COVID road map offers “glimmer of hope” as traders gear up to reopen

October 6th, 2021 - Southbank News

Traders in Southbank have expressed relief for Victoria’s COVID road map, but many are holding their breath as to whether the city will reopen in late October.

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South Melbourne Market welcomes back visitors after COVID scare

August 5th, 2021 - Southbank News

South Melbourne Market has welcomed back all its non-food traders and visitors after the state was freed from last month’s lockdown.

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Arts precinct bouncing back after another lockdown blow

August 5th, 2021 - Katie Johnson

As Melbourne shakes itself off from the fifth lockdown, the Arts Precinct is attempting to recover from yet another blow.

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Lockdown hits business recovery

July 8th, 2021 - Brendan Rees

Southbank traders have been dealt a “major psychological blow” after enduring its fourth lockdown, with many saying the road to recovery had been slow and frustrating.

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Vaccine rollout expands at South Wharf hub

May 6th, 2021 - David Schout

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expanded in late April at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), one of three “high volume” vaccination centres in Victoria.

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Casualties of the pandemic

May 6th, 2021 - Southbank News

Bikes are huddled together in clumps; the food court is half empty and locals are complaining about congestion.

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The light at the end of lockdown

April 7th, 2021 - Katie Johnson

Following a difficult 2020, Photography Studies College (PSC) graduate Elli Bardas decided to celebrate the resilience of the human spirit through her colourful, three-dimensional portraits.

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Is this the new way to store bikes in the city?

March 10th, 2021 - David Schout

You might have seen them abroad in cycle-friendly European cities, but could multi-storey bike parking towers be making their way to Melbourne?

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Development in Montague “powering on”

March 10th, 2021 - Katie Johnson

The Montague precinct of Fishermans Bend is already a hub of development, with multiple high-rises being constructed around the suburb.

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VIRID vertical gardens brings nature indoors

March 10th, 2021 - Katie Johnson

As apartments get taller and living spaces become more compact, city-dwellers are looking for ways to bring a slice of the outdoors into their homes.

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