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10 years on

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

Away from the desk

Travelling 10 hours to see junk
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Chamber update

Lord Mayor's commendations for Docklands
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Councillor Profile Image

Councillor Profile

The making of a Lord Mayor
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Docklander

The unbroken line of human endeavour
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Fashion Image

Fashion

The "trickle down effect"
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Good News Bill

The good news continues
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Health and Wellbeing

Health and wellbeing advice
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Letters

Local opinions
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Mission News Image

Mission News

Shelter from the storm
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New Businesses Image

New Businesses

Anchor Conveyanching, Morgans Southbank and Docklands Dental Studio
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Nightlife Image

Nightlife

Local venue rocks
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North Wharf News Image

North Wharf News

Building bridges
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Owners Corporation Law

Attendance at OC meetings
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Pets Corner

Laura and Rusty
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Funding boost for Alma

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More than $60,000 was raised for the restoration of the Alma Doepel last month.

Of this figure, $40,000 was raised by the inaugural “Voyage of a Lifetime” Gala Luncheon, held at the Medallion Room through the support of Etihad Stadium, on August 28.

Peter Hitchener hosted the event, which was attended by some 160 people and considered a great success by the luncheon organisers.

The 110-year old topsail schooner is currently being restored at Shed 2 in Docklands and around $1.7 million is needed to complete the project.

Speaking at the luncheon, Matt McDonald, who participated in a youth sail training voyage on the Alma as an adolescent, highlighted the importance of the ship to young people.

Mr McDonald, who is today one of the directors of Sail &...

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Driven out by short-stays Image

Driven out by short-stays

There are always two sides to any story.
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Wise angels find a home Image

Wise angels find a home

Docklands has become home to a new charity aiming to support people experiencing family violence.
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Celebrating our local businesses Image

Celebrating our local businesses

Some five local business owners were celebrated last month at the 10th annual Lord Mayor’s Commendations ceremony.
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Maritime Porthole Gallery closes Image

Maritime Porthole Gallery closes

Local artists and art lovers were disappointed last month when the Mission to Seafarers Maritime Porthole Gallery closed.
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Setting the scene Image

Setting the scene

Docklands will this month host a unique artistic event in celebration of the Yarra River.
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Sun shines on regatta

Thousands of people flocked to Docklands last month to take part in the Melbourne Regatta and Melbourne Day celebrations.
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Edition - September 2015

Sun shines on regatta

Thousands of people flocked to Docklands last month to take part in the Melbourne Regatta and Melbourne Day celebrations.

03 Sep 2015

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OC proposes short-stay appeal

The Watergate Owners’ Corporation (OC) plans to appeal the recent Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) short-stay decision at the Supreme Court

03 Sep 2015

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Funding boost for Alma

More than $60,000 was raised for the restoration of the Alma Doepel last month.

03 Sep 2015

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Coroner to investigate fire

The Lacrosse apartment fire will be the subject of a coronial investigation, the Coroners Court of Victoria confirmed last month.

03 Sep 2015

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International championships in Docklands

The Docklands Yacht Club will next year host the first international sailing championships for sailors with an intellectual disability.

03 Sep 2015

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Melbourne Fringe hits Docklands

It’s Melbourne Fringe Festival time and there’s plenty happening in Docklands.

03 Sep 2015

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Population boost for Docklands

Docklands’ population has grown by 164 per cent since 2004, a council report revealed last month.

03 Sep 2015

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Waterways governance: So close, and yet   ...

Docklands has come so close to achieving an economic “silver bullet” with waterways governance reform but, sadly, a solution remains as elusive as ever.

03 Sep 2015

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Group compromises on water governance

The Lower Yarra River Use Future Directions Group has reached a compromised, but unified, agreement on the future governance and management of local waterways.

03 Sep 2015

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Setting the scene

Docklands will this month host a unique artistic event in celebration of the Yarra River.

03 Sep 2015

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Maritime Porthole Gallery closes

Local artists and art lovers were disappointed last month when the Mission to Seafarers Maritime Porthole Gallery closed.

03 Sep 2015

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Driven out by short-stays

There are always two sides to any story.

03 Sep 2015

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Wise angels find a home

Docklands has become home to a new charity aiming to support people experiencing family violence.

03 Sep 2015

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Sea of daffodils at Yarra’s Edge

The Yarra’s Edge waterfront became a sea of daffodils last month, with more than 3000 flowers installed along the promenade.

03 Sep 2015

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Strong interest in NewQuay tower

NewQuay is set to receive a population boost, with MAB reporting strong interest in its Banksia project at the NewQuay Piazza.

03 Sep 2015

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That’s gotta hurt!

A car was significantly damaged in Docklands last month after a large steel item was apparently thrown from the roof of the Merchant building in the early hours of August 19.

03 Sep 2015

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NAB named best workplace

Docklands is home to Australia’s top-performing workplace.

03 Sep 2015

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Supporting entrepreneurs

Local social enterprise SisterWorks is holding a fundraising event in Docklands this month.

03 Sep 2015

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Celebrating our local businesses

Some five local business owners were celebrated last month at the 10th annual Lord Mayor’s Commendations ceremony.

03 Sep 2015

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New tenant for Collins Square

Engineering consultancy AECOM will soon become one of Docklands’ newest corporate tenants.

03 Sep 2015

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UFC is coming to Docklands

Docklands’ Etihad Stadium will host Australia’s first UFC title fight this November.

03 Sep 2015

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International drama filmed in Docklands

Docklands will soon be exposed to a whole new audience, after part of a Chinese television drama was filmed locally last month.

03 Sep 2015

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Park upgrade begins

City of Melbourne fenced off a section of Docklands Park last month in order to complete upgrade works.

03 Sep 2015

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Best result ever for local paddlers

Local dragon boaters received their best ever result at the World Dragon Boat Championships in Canada last month, bringing home 67 medals.

03 Sep 2015

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Newcastle claims its fifth Goodall Cup

The Newcastle North Stars have claimed their fifth Goodall Cup Championship with a dramatic overtime penalty shot win over the Melbourne Ice at the Icehouse.

03 Sep 2015

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Grants available

Expressions of interest for a share in up to $150,000 worth of community grants are now open.

03 Sep 2015

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Docklands is Beautiful