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Residents' Association

The Lord Mayor visits
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Business in Southbank

Golden Fleece enters a golden age
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St Johns Southgate

An inspiring legacy
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Owners Corporation Law

Refund stamp duty to those affected by flammable cladding
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Montague Community Alliance

Are you getting to know us?
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Metro Tunnel

Anzac construction update
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Federal Politics

Why Magnitsky Act is important for Australia
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We Live Here

Small print shrinks state cladding fund
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Port Places

Fishermans Bend: the first quarter 2019
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Housing

We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
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History

Fashion and Southbank
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Safety and Security

Travelling safely in Southbank
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Yarra River Business Association

Sharing our “big ideas”
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Southbank Sustainability Group

Highs and lows, yet always in action
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Health and Wellbeing

How to connect with your grown-up child
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Skypad Living

Vertical living style
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Pets Corner

A seasoned traveller
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

A patch of green
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Edition - May 2019

Southbank pushes council on waste

Our local community, led by the Southbank Residents’ Association (SRA) and Southbank Sustainability Group (SSG), has played an integral role in reshaping the City of Melbourne's 2030 waste and resource recovery strategy.

08 May 2019

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Boulevard project delayed

The completion of stage one of the transformation of Southbank Boulevard has been delayed until December 2019.

08 May 2019

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Proxy farming tackled in new Bill

The state government has moved to close loopholes which render owners’ corporations (OCs) vulnerable to takeover by limiting “proxy farming”.

08 May 2019

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New hotel

Hotel operator Accor has opened the doors of its new hotel within the 55-storey Shadow Play tower at 105 Clarendon St, Southbank.

08 May 2019

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River pollution causes a stink

Local residents have raised concerns about ongoing pollution of the Yarra River.

08 May 2019

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Amendment to Hancock St tower

Prominent local developer Salvo Property is seeking an amendment to its approved 35-storey residential tower at 35-51 Hancock St, Southbank.

08 May 2019

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No pool in river strategy

The not-for-profit group Yarra Pools, which is proposing to construct a swimming pool in the turning basin at Northbank, has lamented its exclusion from the City of Melbourne’s draft city river strategy.

08 May 2019

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Budget released for feedback

The City of Port Phillip council has released its draft 2019/20 budget and updated council plan for 2017-2027.

08 May 2019

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Candidates talk Macnamara

The Southbank Residents’ Association’s (SRA) Meet the Candidates event on April 16 saw more than 100 locals from Southbank, Montague and beyond turn out to question their local candidates ahead of the federal election.

08 May 2019

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Boyd Park is flying

The new park at Boyd is on track for a winter opening, with the community garden and a temporary basketball court already open to locals.

08 May 2019

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Asbestos concerns

A South Melbourne building site in the Domain Precinct has been called to question over asbestos contamination.

08 May 2019

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Cat survives 18-storey fall

Local resident Amy Thompson is appealing for support after her three-year-old cat Charlie miraculously survived an 18-storey fall from her Southbank apartment.

08 May 2019

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Developer hedges its bets

In a sign of the times, a developer in the Montague Precinct of Fishermans Bend is proposing to develop a temporary childcare centre on half of the site of its Buckhurst St development.

08 May 2019

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Providing a voice for young people

Independent candidate for Macnamara Ruby O’Rourke says she wants to see the electorate become a beacon of Australia for young people’s rights.

08 May 2019

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Suspense builds on new NGV gallery

Signature buildings do a lot to lift a community and architect James Pearce is feeling upbeat about Southbank and the upcoming design of a new contemporary gallery at the NGV.

08 May 2019

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Vault marks a million!

Art Centre Melbourne’s Australian Music Vault has celebrated one million visitors entering the space since opening its doors to the public just over a year ago.

08 May 2019

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Jazz Fest

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF) returns to Southbank in June to once again reach the hearts of people across Melbourne and Victoria.

08 May 2019

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Shining a light on the wealthy

Cleante and Elise are upset with their father because he won’t give them any money to pursue their love interests.

08 May 2019

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Listen to Indian classical music

Start two days this month and in June with the sounds of Indian classical music at the Southbank Dawn Raga Series.

08 May 2019

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NGV’s summer series

Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “Crossing Lines” will be The National Gallery of Victoria’s (NGV) blockbuster summer series for 2019-20.

08 May 2019

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Connecting with community

Social justice and a desire to connect with people and our environment, are what drives Louise Chen.

08 May 2019

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