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Residents' Association

Could this be a win for common sense?
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St Johns Southgate

Love your enemies. A modern parable.
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Owners Corporation Law

Boom, boom, bust and out
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Montague Community Alliance

The future is here. Well, nearly…
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Metro Tunnel

Tunnel boring machine names revealed
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Federal Politics

Why Magnitsky Act is important for Australia
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We Live Here

Cladding, short-stays and rooming
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Southbanker

High-rise singing
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Housing

We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
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History

Want to buy a car? Go to Southbank!
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Safety and Security

Thanks for your warm Southbank welcome
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Yarra River Business Association

A constantly changing market
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Southbank Sustainability Group

Changing the world’s fate takes all of us
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Health and Wellbeing

The powerful psychology behind tidying up
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Skypad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
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Pets Corner

When dog becomes family
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

Tram shame
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Edition - December 2018/January 2019

Traction gained on hoon cyclists

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.

11 Dec 2018

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Emphatic win for Foley and the Labor Party

Labor’s Martin Foley has been returned to the seat of Albert Park as our local member for a fourth consecutive term following his party’s historic victory at the November State Election.

11 Dec 2018

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Bold new pool proposal

Yarra Pools has teamed up with WOWOWA Architects to create a stunning new design concept for its Yarra Pool proposal at Northbank.

11 Dec 2018

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Upgrade for red stairs

Despite plans to demolish them in the future, the City of Melbourne will invest up to $10,000 to refurbish Southbank’s infamous Red Stairs at Queensbridge Square.

11 Dec 2018

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Christmas cheer and fun at Boyd!

Local families gathered at the Boyd Community Hub for a Christmas Party on Wednesday, December 5.

11 Dec 2018

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Milestone for better urban living

The City of Melbourne’s planning scheme amendment C308, which outlines rules for better urban design for new developments in the CBD and Southbank, has moved a step closer towards legislation.

11 Dec 2018

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Bureaucrats formalise river governance malaise

In 2014 hopes were high for the establishment of an independent authority to activate local waterways.

11 Dec 2018

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Sally Capp-tivates the YRBA

The Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) was treated to an engaging and thoughtful presentation from Lord Mayor Sally Capp at its business luncheon on November 15.

11 Dec 2018

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River activation

Parks Victoria (PV) has released two expressions of interest (EOI) opportunities to businesses offering quality Yarra River visitor engagements.

11 Dec 2018

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New CEO appointed

Lord Mayor Sally Capp and Melbourne city councillors have announced that the new City of Melbourne CEO is Justin Hanney.

11 Dec 2018

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Students’ creative spirit

Ambition, innovation and a passionate eye towards the future marked the Holmesglen City Campus fashion program in 2018.

11 Dec 2018

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Dick is Mayor again

14 years since last serving as Mayor, City of Port Phillip councillor Dick Gross is back in the position following a special council meeting on November 29.

11 Dec 2018

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Carols at Southbank

The spirit of Christmas will officially grace Southbank with a vibrant, family-friendly festive Christmas Carols spectacular at Queensbridge Square on Friday, December 21.

11 Dec 2018

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No more straws

The South Melbourne Market has expanded its plastic waste reduction program to include plastic straws.

11 Dec 2018

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Art to stop tagging

The City of Port Phillip has turned to commissioned street art in an attempt to reduce illegal tagging in the Montague precinct.

11 Dec 2018

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Arts tourists on the rise

International visitors are prioritising Southbank’s art precinct as a key part of their tourist itinerary, research indicates.

11 Dec 2018

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Local author set to Blab!

Children and young adults author and Southbank resident Chrissie Perry will launch her brand-new series with publisher Scholastic Australia in February 2019.

11 Dec 2018

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A toast to our masters!

Southbank’s own community-run public speaking group Teahouse Toastmasters took a clean sweep at the Toastmasters Area 41 contest on November 24.

11 Dec 2018

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ESCHER X NENDO | Between Two Worlds

The National Gallery of Victoria’s (NGV) latest major exhibition is the first of its kind in the world to feature the extraordinary work of Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher in dialogue with the work of acclaimed Japanese design studio nendo, led by designer Oki Sato.

11 Dec 2018

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Colourful take-over

Experience an extension of the summer musical EVITA at Stomping Ground La Boca, a pop-up beer garden celebrating the spirit and delicacies of Argentina.

11 Dec 2018

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Family fun Music Play

The Melbourne Recital Centre’s (MRC) annual family festival Music Play returns to Southbank with a series of big and mini concerts, workshops and free foyer fun from January 16 and 19.

11 Dec 2018

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A local creative

“12 years in one place is a long time for me,” says Fabrizio Evans.

11 Dec 2018

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Friday nights are back

The National Gallery of Victoria’s (NGV) popular Friday Nights series returns this summer with fusion between the modern and traditional being a common theme throughout the event.

11 Dec 2018

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Humans are out and funny creatures are in

Often artists working outside the system in peculiar places produce the best work. The French are good at theorising the overlooked. Funny little creatures might need a bit of understanding. They cry out for some attention in a busy world.

11 Dec 2018

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A progressive push in Macnamara

With the advantage of having previously contested the seat at the 2016 Federal Election, Greens candidate Steph Hodgins-May is well placed to see inner-Melbourne’s progressive wave hit Macnamara in 2019.

10 Dec 2018

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A mastermind behind Southbank

One of the three founders of prominent local development group Central Equity, chairman Eddie Kutner, this month sat down with Southbank Local News to provide an insight into his shared vision for Southbank.

09 Dec 2018

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Cop shop becomes office precinct

A major site at 637 Flinders St currently leased by the Victorian Police will be renewed into an office precinct after the current lease ends in July 2020.

09 Dec 2018

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