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For international students, the experience of living and studying in a foreign country can be a challenging one.

Language and cultural barriers, the demands of study and work and difficulty connecting with local residents are common issues that international students face.

But a project being held in Docklands over the next few months aims to give international students the skills to thrive in, and connect with, the local community.

Supported by the City of Melbourne and the Australian Federation of International Students (AFIS), the project involves a series of theatre workshops held at the Library at the Dock and facilitated by Catherine Simmonds.

Having worked in community cultural development for 22 years, Ms Simmonds said her work was about...

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Medibank cycles money into Docklands charity Image

Medibank cycles money into Docklands charity

Local corporate Medibank has put its money where its mouth is, donating $10,000 to Docklands-based not-for-profit Good Cycles.
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Festival spirit captures Docklands Image

Festival spirit captures Docklands

Music, cabaret, stand-up comedy, burlesque, art and film – Docklands is full of festival spirit.
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Labor makes promise on Docklands school process Image

Labor makes promise on Docklands school process

The Labor Party has promised to restart the planning process for a Docklands school if elected, but is making no guarantees that a school will be built under Labor.
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Maritime art on show Image

Maritime art on show

Docklands has a long history as a maritime hub so it’s only fitting that Australia’s largest maritime art exhibition is held here.
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Alma Doepel needs urgent funding Image

Alma Doepel needs urgent funding

The Alma Doepel restoration project is under increasing financial pressure, with local corporations failing to put their support behind the initiative.
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Docklands keeps giving to city Image

Docklands keeps giving to city

The City of Melbourne made almost $4 million profit from Docklands over the last financial year.
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Edition - Oct 2014

Alma Doepel needs urgent funding

The Alma Doepel restoration project is under increasing financial pressure, with local corporations failing to put their support behind the initiative.

02 Oct 2014

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Festival spirit captures Docklands

Music, cabaret, stand-up comedy, burlesque, art and film – Docklands is full of festival spirit.

02 Oct 2014

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Name chosen for new park

Docklands’ newest park has been named after football great and war hero Ron Barrassi Snr.

02 Oct 2014

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Labor makes promise on Docklands school process

The Labor Party has promised to restart the planning process for a Docklands school if elected, but is making no guarantees that a school will be built under Labor.

02 Oct 2014

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Council leads on waterways

The City of Melbourne (CoM) last month extended its advocacy for rationalisation of governance structure of the Yarra River.

02 Oct 2014

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Local regatta has promise

The annual Docklands regatta has the potential to become a major economic asset for the area, according to the event’s organisers.

02 Oct 2014

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Chamber AGM this month

The Docklands Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, October 15.

02 Oct 2014

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Maritime art on show

Docklands has a long history as a maritime hub so it’s only fitting that Australia’s largest maritime art exhibition is held here.

02 Oct 2014

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Docklands keeps giving to city

The City of Melbourne made almost $4 million profit from Docklands over the last financial year.

02 Oct 2014

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Taking their places

The Places Victoria board has been rounded out, with an additional three members appointed last month.

02 Oct 2014

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Docklands offers warm welcome to seniors

Seniors will be the guests of honour in Docklands next month during the 2014 Seniors Festival.

02 Oct 2014

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The story across the river

For storyteller Anne Stewart, Docklands holds a lot of familial connections.

02 Oct 2014

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Turning a lens on Docklands

Docklands can seem a little hostile during the winter months.

02 Oct 2014

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Come along to the Docklands Social Club

Docklanders are invited to come along to a new monthly event to meet each other in a relaxed and social environment.

02 Oct 2014

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Fibre ‘coup’ for Dock 5

Docklands’ own Dock 5 is one of a dozen buildings in Australia which has been retrofitted with NBN Co optical fibre to the apartment.

02 Oct 2014

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Fishermans Bend off to a flying start

Planning Minister Matthew Guy has given the green light to five major planning permits for Docklands’ newest neighbour, Fishermans Bend.

02 Oct 2014

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Finding a sense of belonging

For international students, the experience of living and studying in a foreign country can be a challenging one.

02 Oct 2014

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Green means free trams

The State Government has revealed new green signage which will signify free tram travel within the CBD and Docklands.

02 Oct 2014

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A tribute to Eamon McCarthy

Docklands News pays tribute to a true Docklander who passed away unexpectedly last month.

02 Oct 2014

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New artwork to cast an interesting shadow

Docklands’ public art collection has a new addition, with a sculpture by artist Sally Smart installed at Buluk Park last month.

02 Oct 2014

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Lawyers head to Docklands

Legal firm Maddocks will join KPMG as tenants of Docklands’ tallest commercial building.

02 Oct 2014

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Kind-hearted local event

Docklands is full of kind-hearted people, so the Docklands Festival of Giving next month should prove to be a popular event.

02 Oct 2014

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Showroom auctions a first

Local real estate agency Barry Plant is pioneering a different method of auctioning in order to attract a wider market.

02 Oct 2014

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Local buildings recognised

Local buildings have been attracting plenty of attention lately, with two Docklands buildings winning major awards over the past month.

02 Oct 2014

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Local worker is “aWarded”

YMCA Docklands manager and Docklands Community Forum representative Andrew Ward has been recognised for his leadership capability.

02 Oct 2014

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Fancy a bit of belly dancing?

Docklands’ Wonderland Spiegeltent this month hosts a unique event that will transport you to the exotic east.

02 Oct 2014

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A truly magical networking event

Magic tricks, displays of super-human strength, death-defying stunts and a few fluffy bunnies are not what you’d expect at a networking event.

02 Oct 2014

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VFL triumph for Footscray

The Footscray Bulldogs have come from behind to defeat reigning premiers Box Hill Hawks in the Victorian Football League (VFL) grand final at Etihad Stadium on September 21.

02 Oct 2014

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Spirited exchange

Local dragon boat club the Melbourne Flames had some company last month when the Victorian Women’s Cricket team VicSpirit joined them on the water.

02 Oct 2014

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Medibank cycles money into Docklands charity

Local corporate Medibank has put its money where its mouth is, donating $10,000 to Docklands-based not-for-profit Good Cycles.

02 Oct 2014

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