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Residents' Association

When is a footpath wide enough?!
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Business in Southbank

Walk the Plank from the top of Eureka Skydeck!
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St Johns Southgate

The intelligible answers of faith
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Owners Corporation Law

New Bill reads like a “favour for mates”
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Montague Community Alliance

Montague – learning from others …
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Metro Tunnel

Acoustic shed construction underway
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Federal Politics

Why Magnitsky Act is important for Australia
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We Live Here

Owners’ corporation bill
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Southbanker

An altruistic vibe
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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

Southbank’s sculptures
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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

Expanding sustainability beyond Southbank
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Health and Wellbeing

Signs and symptoms of a toxic relationship
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Skypad Living

Neighbourhood Watch for vertical villages
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Pets Corner

Ballet poodle survives snip
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

Promenade cycling
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Edition - March 2019

Fishermans freeze still thawing

Future viability in Fishermans Bend has been called to question, based on a slow uptake in development since the introduction of the State Government's new planning framework last year.

05 Mar 2019

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Crown extension denied

Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has knocked back Crown and Schiavello’s request for an extension of time to begin construction on their billion-dollar mega tower One Queensbridge.

05 Mar 2019

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Recycling crisis grips the city

The City of Melbourne is one of a number of local councils currently searching for answers to address the recycling crisis that is plaguing the nation.

05 Mar 2019

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A sustainable seafood party!

South Melbourne Market's much loved Mussel & Jazz Festival is helping restore Port Phillip Bay's decimated shellfish reefs.

05 Mar 2019

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Towers targeted for takeovers

Apartment towers are facing takeovers by short-stay apartment operators able to turn them into quasi-hotels.

05 Mar 2019

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A storm of pain is looming

The threat of short-stay operators taking over residential towers stems from a failure of government regulation.

05 Mar 2019

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YRBA backs Apple store

The Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) has thrown its support behind Federation Square’s bid to replace its Yarra Building with an Apple global flagship store.

05 Mar 2019

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What is happening at 310 St Kilda Rd?

Politicians on all sides continue to dodge questions about 310 St Kilda Rd. But why?

05 Mar 2019

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Call for tougher rules on builders

Residents have called on the City of Melbourne to crack down on after-hours construction, asserting that builders can break the current rules with impunity.

05 Mar 2019

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Builder dodges cladding bill

Consultants have been hit with the costs for the flammable cladding on Docklands’ Lacrosse building in a high profile Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) decision handed down on February 28.

05 Mar 2019

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South Wharf Rotary coup

More than 20,000 Rotary members from around the world will be heading to postcode 3006, with the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) to host the 2023 Rotary International Convention.

05 Mar 2019

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Boyd tender closes

The City of Melbourne’s tender process for the sale and redevelopment of the commercial and residential development at Boyd closed on February 15.

05 Mar 2019

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Open space arts-chitects

An architectural team, combining local and international talent, has been appointed to design Southbank’s new public space as part of the Arts Precinct’s transformation.

05 Mar 2019

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Fears to fewer fines

Melbourne councillors have been told almost $2 million in parking fines was not collected in the last quarter mainly because of “infringement officers requesting to be paired up over safety concerns”.

05 Mar 2019

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Help shape your hospital

The state government is calling on the community to contribute to the vision of a new community hospital for Fishermans Bend.

05 Mar 2019

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The perils of painting

Art as a career has a mystique that is elusive but you can’t really equate work with the artist. A painter has his own special language that he might only share with another painter.

05 Mar 2019

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Domain Park vision endorsed

New pedestrian and cycle paths, increased accessibility, enhanced ecology and a new “treetop walk” highlight a new 20-year master plan for our iconic Domain parklands.

05 Mar 2019

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Props and egos

It’s blissfully quiet in the props room. Even the musical instruments have forgotten how to kick up a fuss.

05 Mar 2019

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Our Bowl turns 60

Since 1959, The Sidney Myer Music Bowl has been an iconic part of Melbourne’s local entertainment scene and last month it celebrated its 60th birthday.

05 Mar 2019

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Melbourne Design Week

Presented by the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) and Creative Victoria, Australia’s leading annual international design event, Melbourne Design Week, will present its largest program to date, with more than 200 events from March 14 to 24.

05 Mar 2019

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One year on

Buxton Contemporary explores Australian history and identity through its current arts showcases.

05 Mar 2019

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Hancock coup!

Herbie Hancock is coming to Southbank as the Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF returns for its 22nd year.

05 Mar 2019

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Revenge of the pendulum

It takes a brave performer to sit reading a book with her back turned towards a large pendulum that is swinging slowly her way.

05 Mar 2019

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Dreams via the lens

Stavros Messinis was determined to ensure his latest project was abstract yet realistic, surreal yet representative.

05 Mar 2019

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