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10 years on

July-August edition 2007
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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update

City of Melbourne Christmas marketing
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Councillor Profile

The making of a Lord Mayor
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Docklander

The joy and freedom of being a Docklander
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Docklands Secrets

Tram bridge or underground tunnel?
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Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Good News Bill

A journey through the past of Docklands
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Health and Wellbeing

Sleep and your wellbeing
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Letters

Letters from Oakey the dog, Meina and Iris
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New Businesses

Ear and Hearing & New Key
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Owners Corporation Law

Check the balcony and terrace rules first
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Pets Corner

Fun outing for fluffy dog
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SkyPad Living

Urban forests in a concrete jungle
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We Live Here

Media campaign reaches 1 million Victorians
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Docklands inspires visiting actor

Docklands inspires visiting actor Image

South Australia-based actor David Jobling spent a “working holiday” in Docklands during the Melbourne International Film Festival.

Mr Jobling volunteered his time for MIFF as his new film Rabbit was premiering at the Forum Theatre and Hoyts.

He said he had formed a “tradition” of staying in Docklands whenever he visited Melbourne.

“Docklands is so colourful and vibrant. I wouldn’t choose to stay anywhere else in Melbourne,” he said.

“I just love being somewhere you can look twice and still see something new. Docklands is like that.”

Mr Jobling’s new psychological thriller Rabbit is directed by up-and-coming Australian director Luke Shanahan with a remarkable cast consisting names like Adelaide Clemens (The Great Gatsby), Veerie Bætens (The Broken...

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Marriott hotel gets tick of approval Image

Marriott hotel gets tick of approval

Planning Minister Richard Wynne has approved Capital Alliance’s 17-storey twin-building Marriot Hotel on Waterfront Way.
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New police HQ underway Image

New police HQ underway

Construction has begun on the new, state-of-the-art Victoria Police headquarters at 311 Spencer St, with the building set to be complete by 2019.
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Sounding Histories marks mission birthday Image

Sounding Histories marks mission birthday

Historical research and art blend at the Mission to Seafarers this month will coincide with the 100th anniversary of Docklands’ architectural treasure.
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Architectural charm in Docklands Image

Architectural charm in Docklands

With a number of NewQuay’s developments within its portfolio, local architecture company DKO has been making a significant contribution to Docklands’ architectural character.
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What a journey for our suburb Image

What a journey for our suburb

Docklander Steve Myrteza took this photo 20 years ago when he first moved to Melbourne and, wow, hasn’t Docklands come a long way!
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Award for Aqui and Promenade Image

Award for Aqui and Promenade

NewQuay residential buildings Aqui and Promenade have recently won Silver in the 2017 Melbourne Design Awards’ architecture category.
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Edition - September 2017

Council witness duds Docklands

The City of Melbourne’s traffic expert witness to the West Gate Tunnel inquiry on August 28 threw Docklands under a proverbial bus.

31 Aug 2017

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In pursuit of durian

Durian has a bad name but Docklands restaurateur Chan Uoy is doing his bit to boost the reputation of the fruit.

31 Aug 2017

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Doyle at the end of his tether on oBikes

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has come “to the end of his tether” with the operator of the oBike scheme and is preparing to act.

31 Aug 2017

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Underspending on works and staff blowout

How does the City of Melbourne manage to consistently underspend its capital works budget by tens of millions of dollars every year?

31 Aug 2017

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Low office vacancy rate

The Property Council’s market report released in August shows Docklands has the lowest office vacancy rate in inner-city Melbourne.

31 Aug 2017

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Grant for Hatch Quarter

Last month, Hatch Quarter won a LaunchVic third-round grant for a project to support migrants and refugees start businesses.

31 Aug 2017

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What’s in a name?

They’re the new kids on the block, but Ashe Morgan is to be congratulated for standing proudly behind the name “Docklands”.

31 Aug 2017

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What a journey for our suburb

Docklander Steve Myrteza took this photo 20 years ago when he first moved to Melbourne and, wow, hasn’t Docklands come a long way!

31 Aug 2017

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City joins WeChat

The City of Melbourne has officially joined Chinese social media platform WeChat.

31 Aug 2017

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Big boost for start-up business

Scott Ko’s recent new business idea is about to be turbo-charged after last month winning the inaugural Hatch Quarter Startup Prize.

31 Aug 2017

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182 years of a multicultural city

Live concerts, roving entertainment, food trucks and a performance about the arrival of Melbourne’s first European inhabitants marked the celebration of its 182nd anniversary on August 27.

31 Aug 2017

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Mystery object identified

Observant Dock 5 resident Roger Hannaker was curious about a retractable structure which emerged on August 20 from the roof of the yet-to-be-completed Marina Tower.

31 Aug 2017

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1000 new Docklanders by Christmas

Some 1000 new Docklanders are expected to start moving into Hiap Hoe’s Marina Tower in NewQuay by the end of the year.

31 Aug 2017

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Award for Aqui and Promenade

NewQuay residential buildings Aqui and Promenade have recently won Silver in the 2017 Melbourne Design Awards’ architecture category.

31 Aug 2017

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Marriott hotel gets tick of approval

Planning Minister Richard Wynne has approved Capital Alliance’s 17-storey twin-building Marriot Hotel on Waterfront Way.

31 Aug 2017

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Architectural charm in Docklands

With a number of NewQuay’s developments within its portfolio, local architecture company DKO has been making a significant contribution to Docklands’ architectural character.

31 Aug 2017

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Work starts on Yarra’s Edge sheds

Work is underway removing lead-based paint from old sheds at the western end of Yarra’s Edge.

31 Aug 2017

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Sounding Histories marks mission birthday

Historical research and art blend at the Mission to Seafarers this month will coincide with the 100th anniversary of Docklands’ architectural treasure.

31 Aug 2017

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An entertainment wonderland

Docklanders will be spoiled for entertainment options when the Wonderland Spiegeltent “pops up” this month next to Channel Seven.

31 Aug 2017

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Winter Glow wraps up

The last of the Docklands Winter Glow talk series on August 22 saw social enterprises discuss the burgeoning non-profit industry in Melbourne.

31 Aug 2017

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Social Club in Yarra’s Edge

The next Docklands Social Club dinner is being held at Hooks restaurant in Yarra’s Edge on Tuesday, September 12.

31 Aug 2017

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Book your lunch spot

Book today for the September 22 Docklands Networking Lunch.

31 Aug 2017

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Open space gets a makeover

Open space between Harbour Esplanade, Collins St and Waterview Walk has been revamped to include an exercise station, a ping pong table, landscaping and upgraded footpaths.

31 Aug 2017

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New police HQ underway

Construction has begun on the new, state-of-the-art Victoria Police headquarters at 311 Spencer St, with the building set to be complete by 2019.

31 Aug 2017

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Kiosk tender falls through

The kiosk on the corner of Harbour Esplanade and Bourke St remains unoccupied after the City of Melbourne’s tender for a food and beverage operator fell through.

31 Aug 2017

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Award showcases maritime art

The Mission to Seafarers Victoria is again hosting the ANL Maritime Arts Award and Exhibition in October.

31 Aug 2017

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Local teams in the mix for glory

Docklands’ two ice hockey teams are in the mix for the Goodall Cup when the finals start on September 2.

31 Aug 2017

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New basketball team receives warm welcome

With the spring season of Active Melbourne City Sport (AMCS) just kicking off, the basketball competition has welcomed two teams from Penguin Random House.

31 Aug 2017

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NewQuay construction overview

A number of NewQuay developments are set for completion by the end of the year.

31 Aug 2017

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Get your kicks at Footy District

During the spring school holidays, kids will get to test their footy skills and meet AFL players at Harbour Town and Melbourne Star’s Footy District.

31 Aug 2017

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Yarra’s Edge gets new park

A new 2000sqm public park, Wharf’s Landing, has been completed at the Wharf’s Entrance precinct in Yarra’s Edge west.

31 Aug 2017

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Docklands inspires visiting actor

South Australia-based actor David Jobling spent a “working holiday” in Docklands during the Melbourne International Film Festival.

30 Aug 2017

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Desert island books with Yassmin Abdel-Magied

What books would Yassmin Abdel-Magied take to a desert island?

30 Aug 2017

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Docklands is Beautiful