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Business in Southbank

Season’s Harvest at The Langham
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Owners Corporation Law

OC chair wins $120k defamation payout
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Montague Community Alliance

Montague – an agreeable neighbourhood?
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Metro Tunnel

Anzac Station construction update
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Federal Politics

Why Magnitsky Act is important for Australia
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We Live Here

Bill defects need to be fixed
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Southbanker

Vantage points
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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

Daring robbery at City Rd
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Safety and Security

Winter vehicle and driving safety
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Yarra River Business Association

A constantly changing market
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Southbank Sustainability Group

A community that gets involved
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Skypad Living

High-density cycling
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Pets Corner

Pablo is learning to be an inside dog
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

Taxi chaos
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Edition - April 2019

Council throws veterans a lifeline

The City of Melbourne is exploring options with the Department of Defence for the sale of the old repatriation clinic at 310 St Kilda Rd.

09 Apr 2019

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VCAT battle over open space

Developer OSK Property is taking the City of Melbourne to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) over a dispute regarding open space contributions for its new Kavanagh St park.

09 Apr 2019

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Meet your candidates

The Southbank Residents’ Association (SRA) will host a meet the candidates night for the federal seat of Macnamara on April 16.

09 Apr 2019

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Approval for Sturt St

Developer Crown Group has launched its new arts-themed two-tower residential project at 175 Sturt St.

09 Apr 2019

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Crime rate at an all-time high

The Southbank crime rate increased to a new high last year.

09 Apr 2019

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Noisy bridge no more

The City of Melbourne will invest nearly half a million dollars to fix noise and structural issues on Evan Walker Bridge.

09 Apr 2019

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“Watch this space” on panel

Lord Mayor Sally Capp’s heavily-spruiked residents’ panel is suffering a long and protracted labour and, if born, may resemble an entirely different child.

09 Apr 2019

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Haig St snapped up

One of the last key remaining Southbank sites at 65-71 Haig St was purchased by a Malaysian developer last month.

09 Apr 2019

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Montague development driving Fishermans Bend

The Montague Precinct continues to provide optimism for future development in Fishermans Bend, with another sod turned on a new development in Thistlethwaite St last month.

09 Apr 2019

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Calls for climate action

Climate change is at the top of a list of issues the City of Melbourne will present to the major parties contesting the up-coming federal election.

09 Apr 2019

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Students move in!

More than 1000 students and staff moved into the new state-of-the-art Ian Potter Southbank Centre last month, home to the new Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.

09 Apr 2019

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A priority precinct

The Minister for Priority Precincts, Gavin Jennings, and Fishermans Bend Development Board chair, Meredith Sussex, have reinforced the government’s intentions for a world-class employment and innovation cluster in Fishermans Bend.

09 Apr 2019

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Election investigation raises more questions than it answers

The Local Government Inspectorate has warned five local property managers for voting in last year’s City of Melbourne election on behalf of landlords.

09 Apr 2019

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A more accessible Arts Centre

Southbank’s Arts Precinct has recently become home to the latest Changing Places facility located at Hamer Hall in Arts Centre Melbourne.

09 Apr 2019

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Magic at the lunch table

The Welcome Dinner Project held an international student welcome lunch on March 10 at the Boyd Community Hub, attracting more than 30 participants.

09 Apr 2019

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Cycle speed study

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

09 Apr 2019

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Heritage protected

The Port Phillip Council has endorsed the inclusion of the pair of shops and residences at 588-590 City Rd in the Montague Precinct into its planning scheme heritage overlay.

09 Apr 2019

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Erections!

Now that we have your attention, there is a new exhibition currently taking place at a Southbank gallery, which explores man’s love of high-rise.

09 Apr 2019

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Meet the Coffee Zombie

Born in Southbank, the Coffee Zombie is a character that can’t function without coffee.

09 Apr 2019

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Talking to our prejudices

Kate Just has just emerged from a lecture and she’s in a hurry. Her lecture notes are flapping and she’s still carrying a glass of water. She’s late for her next teaching session.

09 Apr 2019

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Friends to local felines

“The naming of cats is a difficult matter” T.S. Eliot said, but choosing the business name A Cat Above for their cat-minding business was easy for Southbank residents Paula and Craig Scher, as most of their clients and their feline friends live in high-rise buildings.

09 Apr 2019

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YIRRAMBOI Festival 2019

Australia’s premier first peoples’ art and cultural event, YIRRAMBOI Festival, will fill Southbank and the city with close to 100 events across 25 different venues from May 2 to 12.

09 Apr 2019

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Connection to culture

Martika Shakoor connects with her culture through her photography.

09 Apr 2019

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Alexander Calder paraphrased

If you want to capture the essence of Alexander Calder you need to begin in one place then move forward without lifting your pen off the page, unless you’re at the NGV when you must use a pencil.

09 Apr 2019

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Jazz Day

An all-star global concert, featuring Herbie Hancock, James Morrison, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Kurt Elling plus other international artists, will highlight the 2019 International Jazz Day festival on April 30 at Hamer Hall.

09 Apr 2019

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Yothu Yindi & The Treaty Project

Eight-time ARIA Award winner Yothu Yindi returns to Hamer Hall on May 4 in a new electronica-driven formation called Yothu Yindi & The Treaty Project.

09 Apr 2019

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Two years of lectures to define Australian art moments

The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) is launching a two-year lecture series focused on the defining moments of Australian art.

09 Apr 2019

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