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Safety summit positive “step forward” in addressing community concerns

Safety summit positive “step forward” in addressing community concerns

October 5th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A safety summit has been staged bringing together the City of Melbourne, Victoria Police, residents’ groups including those that represent Southbank, and stakeholders, to address various issues facing the city.

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Crown punters restricted to $1000 cash limits

October 5th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

New laws holding Crown Casino to greater account will see a $1000 cash limit imposed on punters after passing state parliament.

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Calls renewed for safety rethink at Kavanagh St-Power St intersection after further crashes reported   

September 7th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A Southbank road safety advocate has renewed calls for a busy intersection to be made safer after a collision in recent weeks saw a man taken to hospital.

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Spike in dog attacks, barking complaints

September 7th, 2022 - David Schout

The number of reported dog attacks within the City of Melbourne has doubled in the past two years, as the council considers ways to deal with increased pet ownership.

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Residents call for safety upgrade to Kavanagh St pedestrian crossing

August 10th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A pedestrian crossing at a dangerous intersection in Southbank – which will soon have a playground open nearby – needs to be made safer, worried residents say.

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Motorcyclist killed in Southbank collision

August 10th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

Police are investigating after a motorcyclist died following a crash in Southbank on July 22.

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“Professional beggars” target the city, but police focus on those genuinely experiencing homelessness

July 6th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A small number of “professional beggars” who are not legitimate rough sleepers are targeting the city and Southbank however authorities say they are gearing their efforts to people in genuine need.

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Residents calls for more “boots on the ground” in meeting with police

June 8th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

Southbank has hosted its first successful police community meeting as part of a new initiative aimed at focusing on issues that matter most to residents and improving safety.

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Local police go “back-to-basics” in new “Neighbourhood Policing” grassroots approach  

May 11th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

Local police are going “back-to-basics” to tackle crime and support community safety under a new initiative to be launched in Southbank.

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Graffiti clean-up welcomed, but council concedes blitz is not enough

May 11th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

The City of Melbourne has stepped up its fight against graffiti with residents reporting a noticeable difference to Southbank following a major blitz across the city in March.

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Police hit the streets as crowds return to the Southbank precinct

April 7th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

The commander of Southbank Police Station says more officers are hitting the streets as foot traffic soared in recent weeks, particularly as major events such as the Moomba Festival attracted big crowds.

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Café owner loses $2000 after fraudster uses stolen credit card to make orders

April 7th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A Southbank café owner has been left gutted after unknowingly falling victim to credit card fraud during last year’s lockdowns, in which he lost about $2000.

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Engineer inspects intersection following community petition

February 10th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

The Department of Transport has undertaken an in-person inspection of the Kavanagh St and Power St intersection after a resident raised concerns of safety.

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Residents “shaken” at lavish Southbank apartment building

December 9th, 2021 - Brendan Rees

Concerns are growing of escalating drug use, violence, and aggressive behaviour at a lavish Southbank apartment complex after formerly homeless Victorians moved into the building in August.

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Residents calls for pedestrian crossing at Boyd Park amid safety concerns

December 9th, 2021 - Brendan Rees

A long-term Southbank resident is pushing for a pedestrian crossing to be installed at an intersection at Boyd Park amid safety fears.

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Driver slams into traffic pole as resident pushes for safety

December 9th, 2021 - Brendan Rees

A Southbank traffic hot spot which recently saw two crashes in 48 hours including a car that careered into a traffic light pole has sparked a renewed push for safety.

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Welcome Jay!

September 9th, 2021 - Southbank News

Southbank Police Station I am very excited to announce that Southbank Police Station now has two Senior Sergeants!

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Security upgrades

February 6th, 2019 - Jess Carrascalao Heard

Construction of permanent security barriers on Princes Bridge has started, with steel bollards and reinforced blocks to be installed on both sides of the bridge.

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ASPRO in Southbank

ASPRO in Southbank

July 8th, 2021 - Southbank News
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