Steph Hodgins May hoping to go third time lucky for the Greens in Macnamara; pledges funding for “sky park” in Southbank

May 11th, 2022 - Sean Car

The Greens candidate for Macnamara is no stranger to this electorate, having come close to claiming a second lower house seat for her party at the past two elections. Sensing a greater “resistance against both the major parties” among voters than ever before, she’s optimistic about a change of fortune come the May 21 election as she pushes hard on climate action, a federal integrity commission and, locally, Southbank’s illusive sky park over CityLink.


Council wish list goes begging in state budget

May 11th, 2022 - David Schout

A City of Melbourne list of short-term priorities has been left largely ignored in the latest state budget.

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Traders and residents unhappy as City of Port Phillip approves plans for new South Melbourne bike lane

May 11th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

The City of Port Phillip has faced a community backlash as it ploughs ahead with a plan to build a protected bike plan in South Melbourne.

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Burns searching for second stint, but this time in government

April 7th, 2022 - David Schout

Ahead of the upcoming federal election, Labor’s Macnamara incumbent Josh Burns spoke with Southbank News about the impact of COVID-19 on Southbank, the importance of funding for the arts, and transport options to Fishermans Bend.

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Meet the Candidates events in Southbank

April 7th, 2022 - Sean Car

Southbankers will have the option of meeting their federal candidates for the seat of Macnamara at two different events in Southbank ahead of the next Federal Election.

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