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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 - July 2019

Police ramp up efforts to fix taxi mess

Police will introduce a new “taxi feeder station” to alleviate congestion around Crown Casino on Friday and Saturday nights.

10 Jul 2019

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A done deal

The long road to completion of the Boyd site appears to finally be nearing its end after the City of Melbourne struck a deal with PDG Corporation last month.

10 Jul 2019

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Council questioned on City Rd

The Southbank Residents’ Association (SRA) has slammed the City of Melbourne for not allocating more funding towards the City Road Master Plan in its latest 2019/20 council budget.

10 Jul 2019

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Arts focus at residents’ AGM

The director of the Arts Precinct transformation project will present at the Southbank Residents’ Association’s (SRA) annual general meeting (AGM) on July 25 at the Malthouse Theatre.

10 Jul 2019

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“Exceptional” office building approved

City of Port Phillip councillors have given the green light to a seven-storey commercial development on the corner of City Rd and Ferrars St, despite the matter being referred to Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).

10 Jul 2019

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10-year berthing licenses locked in

Parks Victoria (PV) has confirmed its overnight berthing arrangements on the lower Yarra River for the next 10 years.

10 Jul 2019

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Late work causes local headaches

Local residents have slammed a lack of consultation over continuing overnight construction works at Australia 108, which are due to continue until October.

10 Jul 2019

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Hilton revealed

The first render of Southbank’s new Hilton Hotel, as part of OSK Property’s Melbourne Square development on Kavanagh St, has been revealed.

10 Jul 2019

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Ashmor considers Senate

Former federal Liberal candidate for our local seat of Macnamara Kate Ashmor says she is still considering nominating for a vacant position in the Senate.

10 Jul 2019

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Crime down

Latest figures released by the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) show a slight decrease in the total number of criminal incidents over the past year in Southbank.

10 Jul 2019

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Plan needed to address waterfront woes

As a major gateway to our local community and our city, residents in Beacon Cove say that the Waterfront Place precinct is in urgent need of regeneration.

10 Jul 2019

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Building a better Domain

The City of Port Phillip has completed its consultation with the community on its vision for urban renewal in the Domain Precinct.

10 Jul 2019

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Marking the “next generation”

Located at the corner of Power and Kavanagh streets, Southbank Place is the first of developer Central Equity’s “next generation” apartment projects to be completed.

10 Jul 2019

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Brothers in arms

Southbank Police Station was the scene of a rare twist of fate last month thanks to two of its officers Ben and Tom Rodgers.

10 Jul 2019

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Our bees light up

Eureka Tower’s famous, and now growing, colony of gold bees now comes alive at night, thanks to the addition of new lighting.

10 Jul 2019

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Reforms are a “backwards step”

Councillor for the City of Melbourne (CoM) Rohan Leppert has slammed the state government’s proposed changes to multi-member wards as part of its plans for a new Local Government Act.

10 Jul 2019

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Southbank Theatre turns 10

On July 1, Southbank Theatre celebrated its 10th birthday with a world premiere production of Golden Shield.

10 Jul 2019

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The Australian Ballet wins Achiever Award

The Committee for Melbourne’s prestigious 2019 Melbourne Achiever Awards were announced on May 23, with the Australian Ballet nabbing a top spot.

10 Jul 2019

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Next step for Green Spine

Developer Beulah International is finalising the design of its Southbank Green Spine twin-tower proposal following the completion of a “global study tour”.

10 Jul 2019

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Brew grant

Local Montague-based microbrewery Westside Ale Works has received a $5000 grant from the state government.

10 Jul 2019

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New local distillery

Independent boutique gin producer Patient Wolf Distilling Co. will open its doors in Southbank this September.

10 Jul 2019

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Hidden Faces South Wharf

The popular Hidden Faces exhibition has returned to South Wharf, showcasing the best of portrait art at Pan Pacific Melbourne until October 3.

10 Jul 2019

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Stage fright

It’s fitting that Declan Greene’s Wake in Fright adaptation is running in the Malthouse’s Beckett Theatre. Samuel Beckett would presumably approve of Greene’s minimisation. His adaptation is performed by only one actor – Zahra Newman.

10 Jul 2019

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5x5x5

Arts Centre Melbourne’s award-winning mentorship program 5x5x5 returns this month.

10 Jul 2019

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Harnessing talent for a purpose

Through a partnership with Amnesty International, freelance photographer and Photography Studies College (PSC) tutor Rod Ceballos has formed a program where students can “practice with purpose”.

10 Jul 2019

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Much Ado About Nothing

Bell Shakespeare returns to Southbank this July with an evocative re-imagining of Shakespeare’s classic comedy Much Ado About Nothing.

10 Jul 2019

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