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Open space pledge, Greenline, headlines budget as rate rise returns

June 8th, 2022 - David Schout

Around $25 million will be spent on securing new open space in Southbank over the next four years, as the City of Melbourne released its latest budget that signalled a return to rate rises.

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Burns win delivers Labor majority amid big Green swing in Southbank

June 8th, 2022 - David Schout

Labor’s Josh Burns has retained the seat of Macnamara after a tense wait following the May 21 federal election, to deliver a majority to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s new government.

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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.

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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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Plans submitted for Boyd site

Plans submitted for Boyd site

November 7th, 2019 - Southbank News
Launch Housing granted new gym

Launch Housing granted new gym

February 10th, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker
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