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10 years on

Issue 11 – February/March 2005
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Away from the desk

Friendship and fireworks
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Chamber update

Chamber funding confirmed
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Councillor Profile

The making of a Lord Mayor
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Docklander

A new perspective
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Fashion

The "trickle down effect"
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Good News Bill

Ahoy me hearties!
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Health and Wellbeing

Health and wellbeing advice
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Letters

Disappointment over short-stay decision
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Mission News

Shelter from the storm
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New Businesses

Avo Gourmet Pizza, Tolhurst Druce and Emmerson, Docklands Cosmetic Clinic, Oscars Table, Oscar Hunt and Temple Brewing
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Nightlife

Local venue rocks
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North Wharf News

Building bridges
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Owners Corporation Law

Off-the-plan fraught with issues
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Pets Corner

Matilda the fashionista
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Council treads softly on apartment standards

The City of Melbourne has made a high-level response to the State Government’s Better Apartments discussion paper, without making any specific recommendations.

The council’s response, which was endorsed by its Future Melbourne Committee on July 7, outlines a number of principles it considers important but couches its ideas in neutral language.

The strongest recommendation is that the standards which apply in NSW could be “considered” as a starting point for Victoria.

In NSW one-bedroom apartments are mandated to be at least 50sqm but in Melbourne, some 40 per cent of apartments are said to be smaller than this.

“We recommend consideration be given to the performance criteria in the NSW Apartment Design Guide as a starting point to develop relevant...

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Worship plan has gone to god Image

Worship plan has gone to god

After a three-year bid-process, Places Victoria has admitted defeat over plans for a Docklands place of worship.
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Docklands has the highest wage earners in the state Image

Docklands has the highest wage earners in the state

Docklands workers are the highest paid in the state, according to a new Federal Government report.
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Melbourne councillors compromised by developer donation Image

Melbourne councillors compromised by developer donation

City of Melbourne councillors were unable to assess a Docklands planning application last month because too many of them had received election campaign donations from the developer.
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Short-stay decision to change the face of Docklands

It’s the battle that has divided Docklands.
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Take the “Voyage of a Lifetime”

A major fundraising event will be held in Docklands this month in the hope of boosting funds for the continued restoration of historic topsail schooner, the Alma Doepel.
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Community voice to be heard in Fishermans Bend

The Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has appointed a team of community representatives to advise him on the development of the Fishermans Bend precinct.
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Edition - August 2015

Kids go wild during holidays

Zoologist Chris Humfrey gave his audience a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with some unique and exciting animals during July.

30 Jul 2015

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Worship plan has gone to god

After a three-year bid-process, Places Victoria has admitted defeat over plans for a Docklands place of worship.

30 Jul 2015

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Community voice to be heard in Fishermans Bend

The Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has appointed a team of community representatives to advise him on the development of the Fishermans Bend precinct.

30 Jul 2015

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Celebrating Docklands’ waterways

Docklands waterways will be on show next month during a major celebration of Melbourne’s heritage.

30 Jul 2015

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Take the “Voyage of a Lifetime”

A major fundraising event will be held in Docklands this month in the hope of boosting funds for the continued restoration of historic topsail schooner, the Alma Doepel.

30 Jul 2015

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Alma Doepel Update

The Alma Doepel fundraising gala luncheon is fast approaching and the team behind the event hope it will provide a major funding boost for the Alma’s restoration.

30 Jul 2015

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Tram bridge concept reappears

Yarra’s Edge residents have been granted a reprieve over a soaring tower proposal, but not without disappointment over the reappearance of the tram bridge concept.

29 Jul 2015

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Short-stay decision to change the face of Docklands

It’s the battle that has divided Docklands.

29 Jul 2015

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Docklands welcomes new neighbours

Docklands welcomed 1500 new workers last month when staff moved into the new AGL building at 699 Bourke St.

29 Jul 2015

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Learning about our waterways

Docklands educational and day care centre Gowrie has collaborated with Yarra Riverkeeper Association to teach the children about the importance of the Yarra River.

29 Jul 2015

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Melbourne councillors compromised by developer donation

City of Melbourne councillors were unable to assess a Docklands planning application last month because too many of them had received election campaign donations from the developer.

29 Jul 2015

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Melt away in Docklands

Chocolate lovers will flock to Docklands this month during the Melt Away Chocolate Festival.

29 Jul 2015

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Docklands has the highest wage earners in the state

Docklands workers are the highest paid in the state, according to a new Federal Government report.

29 Jul 2015

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Council treads softly on apartment standards

The City of Melbourne has made a high-level response to the State Government’s Better Apartments discussion paper, without making any specific recommendations.

29 Jul 2015

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Keep off the grass

Construction of the new Ron Barassi Snr Park is almost complete, but the park won’t be ready to use for a few more months.

29 Jul 2015

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Grant for Docklands community garden

Docklands Community Garden received a $300 donation from local restaurant Grill’d last month.

29 Jul 2015

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Library nominated for major award

Docklands’ own Library at the Dock could be named the world’s best public library this month.

29 Jul 2015

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Sign up for Docklands relay

The Docklands Relay for Life is back again this September and Docklands residents, workers and businesses are urged to get involved.

29 Jul 2015

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Rotary launch event next month

Docklanders are invited to join the Rotary Club of Docklands at the launch of the 2015 Festival of Giving next month.

29 Jul 2015

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Police complex officially opens

The $230 million Victoria Police complex on Spencer St was officially opened last month.

29 Jul 2015

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Local real estate agency awarded

Docklands real estate agency Lucas Real Estate has been named Australia’s best property management team.

29 Jul 2015

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Join in the networking fun

Local stakeholders are invited to join in the fun at the next Docklands Networking Lunch.

29 Jul 2015

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Melbourne Quarter gains momentum

Lend Lease’s Melbourne Quarter project is steadily gaining momentum, with the developer last month submitting planning applications for three residential towers.

29 Jul 2015

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Paddlers compete on world stage

Local dragon boat paddlers will compete on the world stage this month when they take part in the World Dragon Boat Championships in Canada.

29 Jul 2015

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Capturing climate change

Docklands’ Library at the Dock is currently hosting a photographic exhibition capturing humanity’s response to climate change.

29 Jul 2015

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Renegades launch women’s team

Docklands now has its own women’s cricket team, with the Melbourne Renegades last month announcing Sarah Elliot as its first signing for the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL).

29 Jul 2015

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