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An exciting year ahead
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Unrivalled inner-city living
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A place with that certain something
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10-year caretakers’ agreements
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Montague Community Alliance

Is Fishermans Bend stalling?
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Anzac Station construction update
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Federal Politics

Why Magnitsky Act is important for Australia
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We Live Here

State government follows UK lead on cladding
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The physics of community
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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

High-pressure building boom hits Southbank!
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Yarra River Business Association

Sharing our “big ideas”
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Southbank Sustainability Group

Open House with environmental flair
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Health and Wellbeing

Emotional intelligence
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Skypad Living

High-density cycling
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Pets Corner

Pram-powered princess Sophia
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Spring racing in Southbank
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Power Street – Southbank
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A patch of green
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Edition - June 2019

Wrecking ball development plans scrapped

A 2011-approved Southbank development well out of accordance with current planning controls has had its plans revised to save a piece of heritage from demolition and wind back its impact on Boyd Park.

04 Jun 2019

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Tram funding drip feed

The state government has included $4.5 million towards a tram link to Fishermans Bend over the next two years in its latest budget.

04 Jun 2019

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Josh Burns wins Macnamara

Despite a loss to Federal Labor at the May 18 election, new candidate Josh Burns maintained his party’s hold on our local seat of Macnamara.

04 Jun 2019

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Access granted

The City of Melbourne has reopened vehicle access between St Kilda Rd and Sturt St, as construction work progresses on the Southbank Boulevard project.

04 Jun 2019

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A new dog park for Southbank

Southbank has received plenty of love from the City of Melbourne in this year’s draft budget, including $500,000 for a new dog park on Moray St.

04 Jun 2019

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Southbank Rotary turns 20

Southbank Rotary Club celebrated its 20th birthday last month with a dinner function at Eureka Tower.

04 Jun 2019

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$27 million bike lanes

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

04 Jun 2019

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Open for music!

The University of Melbourne celebrated the official opening of the Ian Potter Southbank Centre on Saturday, June 1.

04 Jun 2019

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A true man of Melbourne

As a 14-year resident of the CBD, our community can rest assured that the City of Melbourne’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Justin Hanney has its best interests at heart.

04 Jun 2019

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Shrine knockback

The City of Melbourne has refused a request for increased funding from the Shrine of Remembrance.

04 Jun 2019

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Brothel turned tower

Local developer Crema Group has launched its new 18-storey mixed-use development on the site of a former brothel in the Domain Precinct.

04 Jun 2019

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Timber proves a stumbling block

Developers are opting against “affordable and sustainable” timber frames in new buildings because of inflexible planning rules, a new report claims.

04 Jun 2019

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What’s climate change doing to Melbourne’s plants?

There’s been some curious plant activity this autumn in Melbourne. Because plants are always changing, at different paces, it can be hard to monitor without conscious effort.

04 Jun 2019

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Skyscrapers Summit

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) will host the third annual Australian Smart Skyscrapers Summit from June 25 to 26.

04 Jun 2019

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Mailroom thief

Detectives have released video footage and images of a man who allegedly stole mail from an apartment block on Sturt Street last month.

04 Jun 2019

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Drafting a career on the axis

The Emerging Writers’ Festival (EWF) returns to Melbourne in June, with over 300 artists participating in more than 70 events around the City of Melbourne area.

04 Jun 2019

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Local author inspired by Southbank

Author Margaret Robson Kett moved into her high-rise apartment on Queensbridge Street in 2012.

04 Jun 2019

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Boost for Town Hall

As part of the recent federal budget, former Minister for Communications and the Arts Mitch Fifield has committed to helping restore the South Melbourne Town Hall.

04 Jun 2019

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Getting better

Laneway culture is still evolving at Southbank. A narrow passage between two buildings has been fitted with cafes and a few hardy individuals are assessing their options.

04 Jun 2019

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MCEC lights up

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) lit up on the night of May 16 as it hosted 550 guests for the Starlight Foundation’s Five Chefs Dinner.

04 Jun 2019

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Choir call out!

Southbank’s new community arts organisation Upbeat Arts is looking for new members.

04 Jun 2019

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Aquatic fitness

Aquatic Physio Exercise Australia is running a free aquatic exercise event at the Boyd Community Hub on Monday, June 24.

04 Jun 2019

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Terracotta Warriors and Cai Guo-Qiang

The Winter Masterpieces exhibition is eagerly awaited each year for its insight into global art culture.

04 Jun 2019

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We can be heroes

Love doesn’t have a chance in the abstract halls of New York where disenchanted beings try and enthrall each other with their wayward tales.

04 Jun 2019

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Science meets art

Southbank’s Testing Grounds will be filled with pop-up installations in August as part of the Science Gallery Melbourne’s (SGM) third season of its public interactive art and science series.

04 Jun 2019

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Both sides of the lens

Already an experienced photographer, George Poulakis had no real intention of completing a course at Photography Studies College (PSC) when he commenced it some five years ago.

04 Jun 2019

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On vulnerability and doubt

ACCA’s winter season exhibition returns to Southbank in June and will feature the works of many Australian and international artists to captivate your interest.

04 Jun 2019

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Spooky men

The Melbourne Recital Centre (MRC) is celebrating its 19th year of making music and is releasing a humorous and tenderhearted choral performance in commemoration this month.

04 Jun 2019

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Welsh Choir comes to Southbank

The Melbourne Welsh Male Choir will mark the winter solstice on Saturday, June 22 by teaming up with Silvie Paladino and Roy Best in a concert at the Melbourne Recital Centre.

04 Jun 2019

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