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Reporting from the Chamber of Commerce
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Ditch the sheds and pier
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La Tadka, Pilates on Bourke and Flemington Veterinary Hospital
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The battle continues
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The Easter bunny is on his way
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Boating - Commuter ferry on the horizon

Boating - Commuter ferry on the horizon Image

The wait for a bay commuter ferry might soon be over, with the State Government working to resolve final issues with the Port of Melbourne.

Planning Minister Matthew Guy told Docklands News the department was in discussion with the port, with a report currently being prepared.

Mr Guy said the department was in negotiation with the port about the operation and interaction between commuter boats and bigger ships.

“We have to make sure the commuter ferries are properly time-tabled, like you do with a passenger train and a freight train on the same line, so they are time-tabled to get in and out without interfering,” Mr Guy said.

He said the department was also in negotiations about increasing the speed limit in the port to more than the current limit...

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Rotary revival

The Rotary Club of Docklands is undergoing a revitalisation, with a new president taking control of the once-waning organisation.
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Clippity clop, here come the cops

A stronger police presence could soon be felt in Docklands, with Victoria Police’s mounted branch considering the area as a potential site for a staging post.
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Boating - Lord Mayor pushes for local port

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle wants Docklands and the lower Yarra River to be declared a local port.
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Aye aye, Captain Georgina

Local dragon boater Georgina Wakim has been named captain of the Australia’s 2014 national dragon boat team.
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Happy 10th birthday Docklands Studios

When the Docklands Studios opened 10 years ago, Docklands was a very different place.
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All in a day’s work for Pete

A fire on NewQuay Promenade was quickly extinguished last month when a local worker jumped into action.
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Edition - April 2014

Hortus is here

The Harbour Esplanade glasshouse finally opened its doors late last month.

03 Apr 2014

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Harbour Town sale not yet complete

Sydney-based real-estate investment group Ashe Morgan plans to acquire Harbour Town and the Icehouse in Docklands, but the deal is not done yet.

03 Apr 2014

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Super-sized local artwork

Installation of Dion Horstman’s large-scale sculpture began at Collins Square last month.

03 Apr 2014

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Library to open in May

Docklands will soon have a new community facility, with the Library at the Dock nearing completion and expected to open next month.

03 Apr 2014

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Free trams for Docklands

Tram commuters will travel free of charge throughout Docklands and to and from the CBD, starting next year.

03 Apr 2014

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Happy 10th birthday Docklands Studios

When the Docklands Studios opened 10 years ago, Docklands was a very different place.

03 Apr 2014

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“Docklands” site to be developed

Little Projects will develop an 8000 sqm industrial site just outside of Docklands.

03 Apr 2014

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Fashion frenzy

Models, designers, photographers and fashion bloggers flooded Docklands last month when the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) hit Central Pier.

03 Apr 2014

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Coppers looking for stolen copper

One tonne of copper was stolen from the Medibank building construction site at 720 Bourke St last month.

03 Apr 2014

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Stynes Bridge is on track

Construction of the Jim Stynes Bridge at North Wharf is nearing completion.

03 Apr 2014

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Holiday fun

The school holidays are here and the Hub at Docklands has plenty of activities planned to keep local kids entertained.

03 Apr 2014

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Time to preserve history

A piece of history will return to Docklands next month, with the iconic Water Tower Clock to be installed at Southern Cross Station.

03 Apr 2014

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Point park movie review

Destination Docklands’ Movies under the Stars at Point Park attracted just under a thousand people to Docklands in February and March.

03 Apr 2014

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Disco divas at the Hub

Docklanders shimmied and swayed at last month’s lunchbox session at the Hub.

03 Apr 2014

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The show rolls on…

Docklands has a new centre of comedy, burlesque and acrobatics, with a new spiegeltent now open to the public at Wonderland Fun Park.

03 Apr 2014

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Rotary revival

The Rotary Club of Docklands is undergoing a revitalisation, with a new president taking control of the once-waning organisation.

03 Apr 2014

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Support needed for art initiative

Local artist Joe Blanck wants to activate Docklands with large-scale collaborative art project and is looking for support from the local community.

03 Apr 2014

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A Docklands love story

A romance, which began in Docklands more than a decade ago, was sealed with a kiss (and a marriage certificate) last month.

03 Apr 2014

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New potential for empty site

Local fitness fanatics will be pleased to learn an empty future development site has been transformed into an outdoor exercise space.

03 Apr 2014

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Free green breakfast

Docklands residents are invited to a free “Brekky Block Party” on April 5.

03 Apr 2014

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Clippity clop, here come the cops

A stronger police presence could soon be felt in Docklands, with Victoria Police’s mounted branch considering the area as a potential site for a staging post.

03 Apr 2014

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All in a day’s work for Pete

A fire on NewQuay Promenade was quickly extinguished last month when a local worker jumped into action.

03 Apr 2014

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Networking lunch success

Around 90 people enjoyed lunch onboard the Lady Cutler at the Docklands Networking Lunch last month.

03 Apr 2014

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Boating - My idea of a good time …

Combine good food, good company and a good boat and you have David Fincham’s idea of a good time.

03 Apr 2014

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Aye aye, Captain Georgina

Local dragon boater Georgina Wakim has been named captain of the Australia’s 2014 national dragon boat team.

03 Apr 2014

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Car maintenance is an ACE skill

If you don’t know how to change a tyre and wouldn’t know an alternator from a radiator then a free car maintenance workshop in Docklands this month is sure to come in handy.

03 Apr 2014

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Boating - New BIAV boss

The Boating Industry Association of Victoria (BIAV) last month appointed Steven Potts as its new general manager.

03 Apr 2014

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Boating - Commuter ferry on the horizon

The wait for a bay commuter ferry might soon be over, with the State Government working to resolve final issues with the Port of Melbourne.

02 Apr 2014

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Boating - Lord Mayor pushes for local port

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle wants Docklands and the lower Yarra River to be declared a local port.

01 Apr 2014

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