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10 years on Image

10 years on

Issue 11 – February/March 2005
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Away from the desk Image

Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Councillor Profile Image

Councillor Profile

The making of a Lord Mayor
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Fashion Image

Fashion

Dress your tresses with style
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Good News Bill Image

Good News Bill

A journey through the past of Docklands
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Letters Image

Letters

End of “apartment” dogs
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New Businesses Image

New Businesses

Conder Restaurant, Anytime Fitness, Tipple and Turnkey
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Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

A golden opportunity to re-write the laws
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Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

Yoshi is no reject
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We Live Here Image

We Live Here

Big win for residents in parliamentary vote
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What Women Want - With Abby Crawford Image

What Women Want - With Abby Crawford

2016 was going to be “my year”.
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Docklanders’ claim to fame

Docklanders’ claim to fame Image

By Nadia Dimattina

Docklands residents have claimed this year’s prize for a photo competition launched by the Blue Knot Foundation.

Yarra’s Edge resident Maryla Juchnowski partnered with her newly-acquainted neighbour Steve Noller to come up with their award-winning photograph.

Ms Juchonowski, principal consultant at counselling firm Lifeworks, decided to enter the competition as the foundation’s vision held resonance with her.

“We work with a lot of adult survivors of trauma which is why we have a lot to do with the Blue Knot Foundation. I think the competition is a great idea to give them more opportunities to market the great work they do,” she said.

The winning photograph featured the hands of Ms Juchonowski’s two-week-old grandson holding his...

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New artwork for Docklands Image

New artwork for Docklands

Docklands has a new piece of public art, thanks to the Victoria Point owners’ corporation and Wonderment Walks Victoria.
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Move for Movember Image

Move for Movember

The inaugural NAB Corporate Challenge last month encouraged local employees to move with Movember and raise awareness for men’s health.
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Solar-powered chair to help dental care Image

Solar-powered chair to help dental care

Docklands resident Kim Groizard went on a backpacking trip to Cambodia a few years ago, which led her to an idea for a charity to provide portable dental chairs.
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Woolshed Pub to bounce back Image

Woolshed Pub to bounce back

The Woolshed Pub staff and management have been working frenetically to reopen their venue since a devastating fire on November 11.
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Businesses left in the dark

At the end of November the City of Melbourne was still to reveal details of its Christmas and New Year activities in Docklands.
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No tall towers for Harbour Town Image

No tall towers for Harbour Town

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) last month confirmed that high-rise development will not be allowed in the small “in-fill” pockets surrounding Harbour Town Shopping Centre.
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Edition - Dec 16 - Jan 17

Woolshed Pub to bounce back

The Woolshed Pub staff and management have been working frenetically to reopen their venue since a devastating fire on November 11.

06 Dec 2016

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Businesses left in the dark

At the end of November the City of Melbourne was still to reveal details of its Christmas and New Year activities in Docklands.

06 Dec 2016

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No tall towers for Harbour Town

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) last month confirmed that high-rise development will not be allowed in the small “in-fill” pockets surrounding Harbour Town Shopping Centre.

06 Dec 2016

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… that extra layer of onion again

The VCAT ruing against Capital Alliance’s plans for high-rise in Harbour Town again highlights the bureaucratic planning complexities in Docklands.

06 Dec 2016

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Local resident awarded for saving drowning man

Docklander Kebrasca King was last month awarded for his brave act of saving a drowning man near the Webb Bridge.

06 Dec 2016

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Another rescue

River rescues seemed to the flavour of last month, with another performed at North Wharf on Sunday, November 20.

06 Dec 2016

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Revised plans for Collins Wharf

Lendlease has been forced to amend its plans for apartment towers on Collins Wharf.

06 Dec 2016

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Christmas in Victoria Harbour

Saturday, December 10 is when the Docklands community comes together to celebrate Christmas in Victoria Harbour.

06 Dec 2016

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Make someone’s Christmas

Docklanders can help brighten up Christmas for Melbourne’s marginalised youth thanks to a Yarra’s Edge Social Club initiative.

06 Dec 2016

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Taxi driver assaulted

Police are searching for two men who allegedly attacked a taxi driver in Docklands on Saturday, September 3.

06 Dec 2016

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Harbour Esplanade bike party

Good Cycles’ new bike hub on Harbour Esplanade was launched with a two-wheel-themed party on November 10.

06 Dec 2016

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Village St traffic tension

Village Docklands owners’ corporation (OC) is upset about planned changes to traffic flow on Village St because it says the change will inconvenience residents.

06 Dec 2016

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Watergate ordered to pay costs

The Supreme Court costs court has ordered the Watergate Owner’s Corporation (OC) to pay short-stay operator Paul Salter $133,500 in costs after losing a series of cases.

06 Dec 2016

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Short-stays referred to committee

The Opposition has delayed the second reading of the short-stay accommodation bill by referring it to a parliamentary committee for further scrutiny.

06 Dec 2016

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Another year at the helm for Joh

Johanna Maxwell has been returned as president of the Docklands Chamber of Commerce for a fourth year following the group’s annual general meeting (AGM) on November 10.

06 Dec 2016

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Explanation for new park underutilisation

The City of Melbourne says it is easing Ron Barassi Senior Park into its role as home to inner-city sporting clubs.

06 Dec 2016

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We welcome him, he welcomes us

Docklands is not only getting a new international hotel, it’s getting a new hotel manager who wants to engage with the community.

06 Dec 2016

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Victory for Village Docklands

Collins Square developer Walker Corporation will fund a pool enclosure for apartment tower Village Docklands after many years of negotiation.

06 Dec 2016

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Drive-in movies for Harbour Town

Drive-in cinema comes to Harbour Town on Boxing Day, as part of a new venture by local entrepreneurs The Backlot Studios.

06 Dec 2016

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Docklanders’ claim to fame

Docklands residents have claimed this year’s prize for a photo competition launched by the Blue Knot Foundation.

06 Dec 2016

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New artwork for Docklands

Docklands has a new piece of public art, thanks to the Victoria Point owners’ corporation and Wonderment Walks Victoria.

06 Dec 2016

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Ferry to sail for the next three years

The Docklands to Portarlington ferry has returned and will sail for at least the next three years.

06 Dec 2016

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Toilet paper record attempt

Stacking up toilet paper rolls is much harder than it looks.

06 Dec 2016

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Forge is ‘topped out’

Mirvac last month “topped out” its latest Yarra’s Edge tower, Forge.

06 Dec 2016

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Solar-powered chair to help dental care

Docklands resident Kim Groizard went on a backpacking trip to Cambodia a few years ago, which led her to an idea for a charity to provide portable dental chairs.

06 Dec 2016

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Social Club is building

The Docklands Social Club had a great night out at Platform 28 on November 8 and December’s event is also promising to be a cracker.

06 Dec 2016

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Well done girls

Harmony is the team to watch. This team of 12 girls aged between 10-15 were wonderful on Saturday, November 26 at the National Synchronised Skating championships.

06 Dec 2016

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Get onboard with Alma Doepel

Volunteer with the Alma Doepel Supporters Club and learn new skills.

06 Dec 2016

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Crews back from Hawaii

After an intensive winter training program, Melbourne Outrigger Canoe Club sent two women’s and two men’s crews to contest the Queen Lili’uokalani Canoe Race in Hawaii.

06 Dec 2016

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Move for Movember

The inaugural NAB Corporate Challenge last month encouraged local employees to move with Movember and raise awareness for men’s health.

05 Dec 2016

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Docklands is Beautiful