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Council pledges to find a home for the Fishermen’s Bend Gymnastics Club

December 5th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

The City of Port Phillip has thrown its support behind the Fishermen’s Bend Gymnastics Club (FBGC), saying it will embark on a wide-ranging search to find its members a permanent home.


Fishermans Bend Gymnastics Club calls for permanent home

October 4th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

A petition calling for a long-term home for the popular Fishermans Bend Gymnastics Club (FBGC), which has been “overlooked for too long”, has been tabled with the City of Port Phillip.

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Council calls on the community to help redesign the Riverslide Skate Park

May 11th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A popular skate park in Alexandra Gardens is set to get a makeover with the City of Melbourne calling on the community to help improve its design.

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“Milestone moment”: Yarra pool a step closer

June 9th, 2021 - David Schout

A swimmable pool on the Yarra River’s Northbank is a step closer after the City of Melbourne committed to “formally assessing” the ambitious project.

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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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Protected cycling lanes fast-tracked

July 9th, 2020 - David Schout

The City of Melbourne has aimed to install separated cycling lanes on Queensbridge and Whiteman streets within the next 12 months as it ramps up its bicycle infrastructure pledge.

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More than street fitness

February 5th, 2020 - Southbank News

An innovative form of exercise is gaining popularity among Southbankers, precisely because it’s about more than just getting fit.

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GoBoat arrives

October 10th, 2019 - Southbank News

A new boating operator has landed on the lower Yarra River at the Banana Alley berth, offering customers a unique way of travelling on our river.

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Cycle into Tour de Moray!

October 10th, 2019 - Southbank News

Southbankers can pedal into spring and try out the newly upgraded Moray St bike corridor as part of a six-week everyday riding festival.

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Clarendon St is “dreadful” for cyclists

September 11th, 2019 - Southbank News

Committee members of the Southbank Residents’ Association (SRA) have raised concerns over the lack of clear direction for cyclists at the Clarendon St, Normanby Rd intersection.

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Cyclists on notice in promenade overhaul

August 7th, 2019 - Southbank News

The City of Melbourne has released its long-awaited plans to revamp the 300-metre section of Southbank Promenade between Princes Bridge and Evan Walker Bridge.

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Beulah submits

August 7th, 2019 - Southbank News

Developer Beulah International has submitted its long-awaited plans for Australia’s tallest development in Southbank to Minister for Planning Richard Wynne for approval.

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$27 million bike lanes

June 5th, 2019 - Southbank News

St Kilda Rd will be the beneficiary of new $27 million separated bike lanes thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

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Cycle speed study

April 10th, 2019 - Southbank News

The City of Melbourne is conducting a cycle speed study along Southbank Promenade in April that will run for five weeks.

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Traction gained on hoon cyclists

December 11th, 2018 - Sean Car

Southbank’s perennial headache of getting speeding cyclists off Southbank Promenade may have finally turned a corner thanks to a new cycling plan currently in the works at the City of Melbourne.

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Students test out new basketball stadium

March 8th, 2018 - Sean Car

Students from South Melbourne Primary School in Southbank tested out their brand new Basketball stadium last month with a little help from basketball legend Warrick Giddy!

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Behind the bike

August 11th, 2017 - Southbank News

22-year-old Photography Studies College (PSC) graduate Rachel Hickey has combined her passions of cycling and photography through a stunning series of images exploring life both on and off the bike.

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Tow Truck building goes

May 12th, 2017 - Southbank News

Having long stood idle at 167 City Rd, the former Tow Truck Building was demolished by its owners last month.

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Spike in bicycle thefts

December 8th, 2016 - Southbank News

Police urge residents to be aware of the increasing theft of bikes being reported in the Southbank area.

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City Rd plan acknowledged

November 10th, 2016 - Southbank News

The Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) has acknowledged the City of Melbourne for planning excellence on the City Road Master Plan.

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Staying productive while working at home

April 8th, 2020 - Southbank News
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