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10 years on Image

10 years on

December 2008, Issue 38
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Away from the desk Image

Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Docklander Image

Docklander

Forget Marvel, we’ve found a real superhero
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Docklands Secrets Image

Docklands Secrets

Politician disrespects us
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Fashion Image

Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Health and Wellbeing Image

Health and Wellbeing

Massage variations and benefits
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Letters Image

Letters

Letters to the Editor
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New Businesses Image

New Businesses

70 years later, family business still suits
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Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

Happy with your OC manager? Most are
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Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

Another “son”
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SkyPad Living Image

SkyPad Living

Welcome to your vertical village
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Street Art Image

Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
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We Live Here Image

We Live Here

Now Labor can work with residents
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What Women Want - With Abby Crawford Image

What Women Want - With Abby Crawford

The excitement is building ...
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Bureaucrats formalise river governance malaise

Bureaucrats formalise river governance malaise Image

By Shane Scanlan

In 2014 hopes were high for the establishment of an independent authority to activate local waterways.

But four years later, those hopes have not only been scuttled, the bureaucratic overlay of intersecting state government organisations and regulations is recommended to be worse.

Docklands News has secured via Freedom of Information the state’s latest report in its effort to rationalise waterways governance – Lower Yarra River: Recommendations on Future Funding, Governance and Strategic Considerations for Management of the Lower Yarra River.

The report documents the conclusions of a three-person committee established in 2016 in response to the government’s rejection of a previous committee’s views, which in 2015 unanimously called...

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Hoon hotspot raising hell for locals

By Niccola Anthony A group of car enthusiasts who meet twice a week at Yarra’s Edge are making life increasingly difficult for residents in surrounding Yarra’s Edge properties.
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Now THAT’s a cinema!

Docklands is not only getting some cinemas this month, it is scoring arguably the most sophisticated and luxurious complex in the country.
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Milestone year in Docklands

By Development Victoria A range of milestones has been achieved in Docklands in 2018, with over one million square metres of commercial floor space and 10,000 apartments delivered or under construction, signaling how far the precinct has come.
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Studios lands major production

Docklands Studios’ international standing in the screen industry is continuing to strengthen, with the announcement of its role in the next season of US television series “Preacher”.
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Grilled donut

A group hoping for a barbecue on Victoria Harbour got more than it bargained for when fire broke out in their Aqua Donut on November 11.
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Fun run comes to Docklands

Docklands has secured a new annual event, which will help locals businesses.
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Edition - Dec 18 - Jan 19

Best Christmas wishes

Children were treated to Brunch with Santa at The District Shopping Centre on December 1.

05 Dec 2018

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Now THAT’s a cinema!

Docklands is not only getting some cinemas this month, it is scoring arguably the most sophisticated and luxurious complex in the country.

05 Dec 2018

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New CEO appointed

Lord Mayor Sally Capp and Melbourne city councillors have announced that the new City of Melbourne CEO is Justin Hanney.

05 Dec 2018

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Grilled donut

A group hoping for a barbecue on Victoria Harbour got more than it bargained for when fire broke out in their Aqua Donut on November 11.

05 Dec 2018

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Big Australia Day planned

Sunday, January 26 will be a big day in Docklands, with the state government planning a major Australia Day event here.

05 Dec 2018

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AFL kicks on with stadium upgrade

By David Schout The AFL is moving forward with its $225 million plan to upgrade Marvel Stadium, having sought expressions of interest for stage one works in recent months.

05 Dec 2018

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Seafarers Park consultation

The City of Melbourne is engaging in initial consultation about what the public wants to see at a reconstructed Seafarers Park.

05 Dec 2018

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Studios lands major production

Docklands Studios’ international standing in the screen industry is continuing to strengthen, with the announcement of its role in the next season of US television series “Preacher”.

05 Dec 2018

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Car parking costs soar

By David Schout Local off-street parking prices have skyrocketed in the last 12 months, especially near Bourke and Collins streets.

05 Dec 2018

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Make a Seafarer’s Christmas

The Mission to Seafarers is calling for donations in the lead up to Christmas, to supply seafarers with some well-deserved gifts.

05 Dec 2018

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Hoon hotspot raising hell for locals

By Niccola Anthony A group of car enthusiasts who meet twice a week at Yarra’s Edge are making life increasingly difficult for residents in surrounding Yarra’s Edge properties.

05 Dec 2018

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Charges from wheelchair hit-run

An Altona North man is facing court charged with failing to stop after driving into wheelchair-bound Judeland Anthony in Bourke St, Docklands on October 30.

05 Dec 2018

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Final Social Club for 2018

The final Docklands Social Club event for the year will be held at Urban Alley Brewery on Tuesday, December 11.

05 Dec 2018

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Latin fiesta every Sunday!

Switch your daze for a dazzling Sunday afternoon at Alumbra’s Summer Fiesta.

05 Dec 2018

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Milestone year in Docklands

By Development Victoria A range of milestones has been achieved in Docklands in 2018, with over one million square metres of commercial floor space and 10,000 apartments delivered or under construction, signaling how far the precinct has come.

05 Dec 2018

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Living Beside the Yarra

By Lori Fellows

05 Dec 2018

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Christmas carols

Locals are invited to The District Docklands from 7pm on Friday, December 21 for a night of carols underneath Melbourne’s brightest star.

05 Dec 2018

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Shake-up for community grants

By Tas Mavridis The City of Melbourne’s community grant framework has received a shake up with the new framework placing a greater emphasis on social innovation.

05 Dec 2018

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It’s Ellen again

Melbourne MLA Ellen Sandell has defied a statewide swing to Labor to retain her seat by the same margin as last time – 2.4 per cent.

05 Dec 2018

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Beauty in Pieces

For three days at the end of November the Library at the Dock hosted “Beauty in Pieces”.

05 Dec 2018

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River activation

By Jacklyn Yeong Parks Victoria (PV) has released two expressions of interest (EOI) opportunities to businesses offering quality Yarra River visitor engagements.

05 Dec 2018

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Cop shop becomes office precinct

A major site at 637 Flinders St currently leased by the Victorian Police will be renewed into an office precinct after the current lease ends in July 2020.

05 Dec 2018

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Docklander Rod a terror victim

Docklander Rod Patterson was stabbed during the incident on Bourke St last month.

05 Dec 2018

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Joh goes around again

Joh Maxwell has taken the reins at the Docklands Chamber of Commerce as president for the fifth consecutive year.

05 Dec 2018

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City guides are full bottle on Docklands

By Tas Mavridis Melbourne’s Red Shirt information volunteers have been preparing for a busy summer of events in Docklands with help from the Docklands Chamber of Commerce

05 Dec 2018

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Inspectorate raps Doyle candidates

By Shane Scanlan Councillors and candidates who ran on the ticket of former lord mayor Robert Doyle have been reprimanded by the Local Government Inspectorate over how they declared their campaign donations.

05 Dec 2018

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Docklands Art Collective wrap

The Docklands Art Collective is having its own festival on Friday, December 7 from 6pm-9pm, with live music from STEFFI and roving entertainment by Trash Puppets. Many of the exhibitions will continue throughout January.

05 Dec 2018

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Dragon boats are back!

Next Chinese New Year in Docklands, locals will be treated to even more than lanterns, dancing lions, food stalls and fireworks along the waterfront.

05 Dec 2018

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The art of the game

A hybrid street art basketball court is likely to appear at Marvel Stadium soon in the build-up to 2019’s major games

05 Dec 2018

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Docklands is in dispute

By Shane Scanlan Some Docklands towers and real estate agents are involved in bitter, ongoing disputes with short-stay apartment operator Shivesh Kuksal.

05 Dec 2018

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Bureaucrats formalise river governance malaise

By Shane Scanlan In 2014 hopes were high for the establishment of an independent authority to activate local waterways.

05 Dec 2018

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Fun run comes to Docklands

Docklands has secured a new annual event, which will help locals businesses.

05 Dec 2018

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New park opening excites

By Tas Mavridis The opening of NewQuay Central Park has been met with excitement from both Docklands locals as well as the City of Melbourne

05 Dec 2018

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Docklands is Beautiful