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10 years on

December 2008, Issue 38

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Away from the desk

The little bent tree

Docklander Image


Forget Marvel, we’ve found a real superhero

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Docklands Secrets

Politician disrespects us

Fashion Image


Top five street style trends

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Health and Wellbeing

Massage variations and benefits

Letters Image


Letters to the Editor

New Businesses Image

New Businesses

70 years later, family business still suits

Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

Happy with your OC manager? Most are

Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

Another “son”

SkyPad Living Image

SkyPad Living

Welcome to your vertical village

Street Art Image

Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios

We Live Here Image

We Live Here

Now Labor can work with residents

What Women Want - With Abby Crawford Image

What Women Want - With Abby Crawford

The excitement is building ...

Chamber Update - Nov 2017

06 Nov 2017

Harbour Town Melbourne is becoming The District Docklands, a new shopping oasis for Melbourne featuring a retail centre re-launch.

H&M, Cotton On and other exciting retailers are now open in a new village for Docklands. A new entertainment precinct, fresh food hall, Marriott Hotel, residences, commercial offices and open public spaces are also coming soon.

The exciting transformation in several stages will deliver a vibrant destination that is truly Melbourne, a natural hub for community spirit and engagement. With an active calendar of events, festivals, attractions and community activities, it will offer unique experiences every day. It’s a place with something for everyone.

A full crowd packed our latest network event

A full contingent of 50 DCC members and guests packed our latest network event on Friday, October 6.

We began the evening at the beautifully renovated Woolshed Pub with President Johanna Maxwell welcoming all.

A convivial affair led to some great networking before the guests headed off to the Wonderland Spiegeltent, currently homed at the corner of LaTrobe St and Harbour Esplanade. Two and a half hours of laughs ensued with Peter Helliar headlining the acts.

Keep an eye out for our next event as they are fully subscribed within days of release.

Docklands Chamber of Commerce AGM

The Docklands Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual general meeting on November 16 beginning at 5.30pm at Oscar’s Table, NewQuay Promenade.

All current financial members are invited to nominate for positions on the executive committee with voting for the positions of president, vice president, treasurer and secretary to occur on the night.

All current positions will be vacated prior to the meeting. Nominations are due by close of business Monday, November 6 and details of the event are posted on our website –

Get exposed

By becoming a chamber member you expose yourself to over $1000 worth of incentives!

Becoming a Docklands Chamber of Commerce member should be your first step in doing business in the precinct. Benefits flowing from a micro membership ($100) include:

Two tickets to all our network events, dinners and special occasions. We have between six and eight of these each year and feature our member’s businesses;

A business listing on our website – – which ranks on the front page of Google for basically all search terms related to Docklands;

A minimum spend on social media advertising equal to your membership investment primarily through our Facebook profile with 128k followers;

First in first served sponsored tickets to external events;

Approved posting and advertising through our newsletter;

Access to our invite-only Docklands stakeholder forums where the movers and shakers of Melbourne share the latest information about upcoming events and activations; and

Member first promotion.

Our members include the largest business in the Docklands precinct such as the AFL, Harbour Town and The Atlantic Group but we also have a multitude of sole traders.

Our three purposes are to promote Docklands, promote our member businesses and advocate on behalf of the precinct.

We think we do it really well but we’d love your feedback. After all, we exist to promote you.

Our executive committee, executive officer and media director are all available to be reached at any time. If you’d like to know more then please visit our website –

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