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Taylor makes history as Labor retains Albert Park 

Taylor makes history as Labor retains Albert Park 

December 7th, 2022 - David Schout

Labor’s Nina Taylor has become the first woman to serve the Albert Park electorate, after the Southbank resident and former upper house MP claimed victory in the Victorian Election.

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Could this pocket of Southbank decide a knife-edge election seat?

November 9th, 2022 - David Schout

Around 4000 Southbankers will vote in the seat of Prahran for the first time this Victorian Election, and the cohort is likely to have a huge say in who takes the knife-edge seat.

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Council to meet in Southbank

November 9th, 2022 - Southbank News

The City of Melbourne will host its next Future Melbourne Committee (FMC) meeting in Southbank on Tuesday, November 22 at 6pm.

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Meet the candidates

November 9th, 2022 - Southbank News

Locals will be given another chance to meet their candidates running for the seat of Albert Park ahead of the November 26 state election on November 15 and 16 at the Boyd Community Hub. 

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Candidates talk Southbank

November 9th, 2022 - Sean Car

E-scooters, low-traffic neighbourhoods, the Arts Precinct transformation, trucks on City Rd, and a “master plan for Southbank” were just some of the issues discussed by candidates for the Victorian seat of Albert Park at a forum in Southbank on November 6.

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Meet the Candidates

October 5th, 2022 - Southbank News

Southbankers can meet their local candidates vying for the seat of Albert Park ahead of the November 26 Victorian Election at a local “Meet the Candidates” event on November 6.

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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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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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Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates

October 5th, 2022 - Southbank News
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