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Council almost doubles out-of-hours construction fines

Council almost doubles out-of-hours construction fines

March 5th, 2024 - David Schout

A City of Melbourne councillor has been proactive on the issue after the state government had shown “zero interest” in addressing ongoing breaches.

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Multiplex set to take on $2b skyscraper build in Southbank

August 9th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Construction giant Multiplex has been officially announced as the builder for the highly anticipated STH BNK by Beulah project, with what will be the tallest skyscraper in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Major upgrades take shape in Arts Precinct transformation

May 10th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Works on the $1.7 billion Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation (MAPT) have ramped up with major construction starting on the State Theatre’s refurbishment as well as a new urban garden.

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Australia 108 reaches new heights

May 11th, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

The shortlisted projects for the 2022 Victorian Architecture Awards have been announced, and Southbank’s very own Australia 108 is in the running to become known for more than its height.

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Extended building hours continue

August 5th, 2020 - David Schout

Weekday construction work on job sites can continue for 14 hours-a-day during Melbourne’s second coronavirus lockdown, despite growing frustration from affected residents stuck inside.

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Crown extension denied

March 6th, 2019 - Southbank News

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.

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Call for tougher rules on builders

March 6th, 2019 - Southbank News

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.

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Boulevard work starts

August 9th, 2018 - Southbank News

Construction for the Southbank Boulevard development started last month and will continue for a full year.

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Cladding checks funded in the budget

May 8th, 2018 - Southbank News

$25 million in the Victorian Budget 2018/19 will be given to authorities in a bid to tackle combustible cladding found on 1400 buildings across the state.

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Owners to cop cladding cost

April 11th, 2018 - Sean Car

Strata lawyer Tom Bacon says the Victorian Government seems more determined than ever to burden apartment owners with the cost of removing non-compliant cladding.

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Boulevard work starts

Boulevard work starts

August 9th, 2018 - Southbank News
Cladding checks funded in the budget

Cladding checks funded in the budget

May 8th, 2018 - Southbank News
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