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10 years on Image

10 years on

Issue 11 – February/March 2005
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Chamber update Image

Chamber update

Why Docklands fireworks must stay on the water
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Councillor Profile Image

Councillor Profile

The making of a Lord Mayor
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Docklander

Some very big ideas for Docklands
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Docklands Secrets

Cow-buoy in a tree
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Fashion Image

Fashion

Dress your tresses with style
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Good News Bill

A journey through the past of Docklands
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Health and Wellbeing

BodyPump release 100!
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Letters Image

Letters

On river speed limits
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New Businesses Image

New Businesses

Comprehensive healthcare and A World of Style
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Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

Being on the owners’ corporation committee is no picnic
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Pets Corner

Dynamic double act
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We Live Here Image

We Live Here

Vertical living should be celebrated
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Docklands – Boom town

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By Sunny Liu and Khiara Elliott


The release of two new City of Melbourne research reports last month shows that Docklands is surging in economic and development growth.


An examination of both the latest Docklands Census of Land Use and Employment (CLUE) report and Development Activity Monitor (DAM) map the extraordinary progress of our suburb.

The former industrial wasteland is now a buzzy residential and office area, with 784,200sqm of office and 624,200sqm of residential accommodation making up almost 40 per cent of the total built area in Docklands.

Data collected from the latest DAM report shows that Docklands currently boasts 125,182sqm of retail space – unsurprising when you consider the Harbour Town precinct as well as the many other retail...

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Councillors slam Collins Wharf plan Image

Councillors slam Collins Wharf plan

City of Melbourne councillors have unanimously rejected Lendlease’s new master plan for Collins Wharf.
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Preference deals threaten Doyle Image

Preference deals threaten Doyle

Team Doyle says it is under threat from preference deals among other candidates which leave the Lord Mayor out in the cold.
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The sharing economy shouldn’t become the taking economy Image

The sharing economy shouldn’t become the taking economy

A lot has been said about the new “sharing economy”, where people can share or lease their assets that would potentially go unused, like cars, rooms or entire houses.
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Here come the skateboarders

The City of Melbourne is planning to formally bring skateboard culture to Docklands.
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Families plead for a primary school Image

Families plead for a primary school

Local parents have been assured that they will soon be provided with more clarity regarding the prospect of a school in Docklands.
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FIREWORKS STITCH-UP Image

FIREWORKS STITCH-UP

Docklands may well have seen its last Victoria Harbour based New Year’s Eve fireworks if the City of Melbourne has its way.
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Edition - October 2016

Western Distributor people pop in

More than 200 Docklanders took the opportunity to visit the Western Distributor road project “pop-up” when it visited Harbour Esplanade between September 6 and 10.

29 Sep 2016

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Meet the candidates

If you want to find out what City of Melbourne council candidates think about an issue, then come along to the Library on Dock on October 6.

29 Sep 2016

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Councillors slam Collins Wharf plan

City of Melbourne councillors have unanimously rejected Lendlease’s new master plan for Collins Wharf.

29 Sep 2016

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Docklands is part of the dream

Has everyone noticed Docklands in the background of one of the most successful recent TV advertisements featuring 18 AFL Auskicking “mini-legends”?

29 Sep 2016

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No settlement default here

The much-feared “settlement default” was no where to be seen in Docklands recently when all new investor-owners within the 888 Collins St west tower settled within nine days.

29 Sep 2016

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Preference deals threaten Doyle

Team Doyle says it is under threat from preference deals among other candidates which leave the Lord Mayor out in the cold.

29 Sep 2016

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Good company and good food

Docklands residents caught up with each other for good company and a good feed at Mama Rumaan on Central Pier on September 13.

29 Sep 2016

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Good Cycles’ hub is up and running

It was an exciting first week of September for Docklands as the semi-permanent shipping container for the new bike hub underwent construction on Harbour Esplanade.

29 Sep 2016

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Harbour Esplanade delayed again

Even more state government departmental restructure is delaying the Harbour Esplanade redevelopment.

29 Sep 2016

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Connecting people and the ocean

For the first time, the Mission to Seafarers Victoria (MtSV) has received overseas entries for its annual ANL Maritime Art Exhibitions.

29 Sep 2016

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Ferry still sailing

Port Phillip Ferries is still assessing its trial service between bay locations and Docklands.

29 Sep 2016

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Where is the Secret Garden?

The location of the Secret Garden remains a secret, for now.

29 Sep 2016

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Watergate: Battle is over, war goes on

The stoush between the Watergate owners’ corporation (OC) and short-stay operator Paul Salter has continued, with Mr Salter winning a VCAT ruling last month over deactivated door swipes.

29 Sep 2016

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Families plead for a primary school

Local parents have been assured that they will soon be provided with more clarity regarding the prospect of a school in Docklands.

29 Sep 2016

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Here’s to the beautiful people

Where are Melbourne’s beautiful people?

29 Sep 2016

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Mission desecrated by spray vandals

It’s bad enough that someone would vandalise Docklands’ beloved Mission to Seafarers building with ugly graffiti.

29 Sep 2016

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Unions unite for #CUB55

Union members and workers marched from Docklands to Parliament in solidarity with the 55 maintenance workers sacked by Carlton and United Breweries on September 8.

29 Sep 2016

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Fitness classes to continue

Mirvac has announced another year of free fitness classes at Yarra’s Edge.

29 Sep 2016

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Get the hoops hooping

Docklanders are invited to a come-and-try playshop (a workshop where play is the focus) at Knowledge Market in Victoria Harbour on October 8.

29 Sep 2016

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Top notch networking

Local businesses caught up for conversation and networking opportunities at Chiara at Collins Square on September 16.

29 Sep 2016

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The sharing economy shouldn’t become the taking economy

A lot has been said about the new “sharing economy”, where people can share or lease their assets that would potentially go unused, like cars, rooms or entire houses.

29 Sep 2016

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Win-win skill exchange

Now is the time for seniors to catch up with cutting-edge technologies during this year’s Victorian Seniors Festival.

29 Sep 2016

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Here come the skateboarders

The City of Melbourne is planning to formally bring skateboard culture to Docklands.

28 Sep 2016

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FIREWORKS STITCH-UP

Docklands may well have seen its last Victoria Harbour based New Year’s Eve fireworks if the City of Melbourne has its way.

28 Sep 2016

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Smurfs are coming

The Smurfs are coming to Harbour Town and are being welcomed with a party at 10am on Saturday, October 8.

27 Sep 2016

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Docklands – Boom town

The release of two new City of Melbourne research reports last month shows that Docklands is surging in economic and development growth.

27 Sep 2016

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Docklands is Beautiful