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10 years on

New faces guarantee local voice
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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update

Fireworks are back with a burn!
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The making of a Lord Mayor
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A permanent holiday in Docklands
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Study in NewQuay for your degree in Lego
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Top five street style trends
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A journey through the past of Docklands
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Weight training is for everybody
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Letters to the editor - June 2017
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New Businesses

Local firm wins double victory
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Owners Corporation Law

Breaking up is hard to do
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Docklands News’s office dog
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The vertical war on food waste
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Southbank residents dealt a joker
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Edition - April 2012

Fire on the water

Docklands was in the news for the wrong reasons again last month with a massive boat fire at Yarra’s Edge capturing Melbourne’s interest.

27 Mar 2012

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Locals demand real participation

Docklands came together in an impressive and rare display of solidarity to request real participation in the governance of our suburb on March 20.

27 Mar 2012

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Destination Docklands to continue

The City of Melbourne is to continue to support Destination Docklands for at least another year.

27 Mar 2012

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D2 plan to be revealed

After nearly two-and-a-half years consultation, Places Victoria and the City of Melbourne will this month reveal their “D2” plans.

27 Mar 2012

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Alma is coming out

After three years moored in Victoria Harbour, the tall ship Alma Doepel looks like being finally raised out of the water next month so restoration work can start on her hull.

27 Mar 2012

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Fans survive Docklands

Melbourne’s secretive Underground Cinema briefly came to Docklands last month.

27 Mar 2012

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Residents lose electoral battle

Docklands won’t be getting its own ward councillors with resident activists having lost their fight to subdivide the City of Melbourne into wards.

27 Mar 2012

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Boot camp pays off for our Rob

Docklander Rob Kenna flew out to Papua New Guinea on March 28 to discover first-hand the actual circumstances which led to his dad Ted being awarded the Victoria Cross in World War II.

27 Mar 2012

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Short-stay apartments case gets legal

Hopes for an early resolution to the stand-off between residents and serviced apartment operators were dashed in Docklands on March 22 when the Building Appeals Board opted for a six-month adjournment.

27 Mar 2012

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What’s your story?

Researchers are currently compiling Docklands’ rich oral history for inclusion within the soon-to-be-built library and community centre in Victoria Harbour.

27 Mar 2012

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Medibank to stay in Docklands

Medibank managing director George Savvides didn’t make any friends in Docklands last September when his critical comments about aspects of our suburb received widespread media attention.

27 Mar 2012

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Not so Jolly Roger

To us, flying the Jolly Roger is a bit of fun. But playing out our “harmless” fantasies in front of the world’s seafarers who visit Docklands can result in extreme stress for these men.

27 Mar 2012

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Fashion festival helps out

Docklanders would have noticed the temporary arch erected at the entrance of Central Pier for the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival (LMFF) last month.

27 Mar 2012

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Council continues to plunder Docklands

The City of Melbourne continues to boost its revenue at the expense of Docklands, with the council posting a notional profit of $5.34 million for the first half of the year.

27 Mar 2012

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Yarra’s Edge gets behind the Ashtons

Yarra’s Edge came together late in February and raised $10,445 for the Ashton family, which is in Docklands awaiting a lung transplant for their son Coen.

27 Mar 2012

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Community is off the pier

Docklands has missed the opportunity for a community space on Central Pier, with space previously reserved for community activities now being leased commercially.

27 Mar 2012

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Attack of the blue blubber jellies

Experts say high rainfall levels or this month’s warm and windy weather could explain the recent jellyfish bloom in Docklands.

27 Mar 2012

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Quays is out of the ground

MAB Corporation has started building The Quays, its new 617-apartment, twin-tower development on the corner of Docklands Drive and Harbour Esplanade.

27 Mar 2012

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Working out at the art gallery

The Norla Dome is one of Docklands’ most special places and is currently enjoying a renaissance as an art space.

27 Mar 2012

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Drawing on experience

As an art teacher, Rhonda Favaloro can draw on plenty of experience.

27 Mar 2012

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Rotary powers the sails

The Rotary Club of Docklands has funded two sails for the local yacht club so it can continue its community sailing and activities for disabled and underprivileged sailors.

27 Mar 2012

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Holiday fun at Docklands

Docklands’ spiegeltent looks like it will really begin to attract visitors here now that it has been relocated to the Wonder Fun Park at Harbour Town.

27 Mar 2012

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Mediation for traders

MAB Corporation will meet its disaffected NewQuay traders in a mediation session on April 24 in an attempt to settle their differences over precinct management fees.

27 Mar 2012

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New pontoon in Victoria Harbour

Lend Lease has installed a new pontoon jetty in Victoria Harbour for the use of public commercial charter vessels.

27 Mar 2012

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Discussion on library themes

The City of Melbourne wants to consult with Docklanders on the “themes” and functions of the new library and community centre to be constructed in Victoria Harbour.

27 Mar 2012

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The art of restoration

An exhibition celebrating the restoration progress of one of Australia’s oldest ships will open free to the public at Docklands’ Shed 2 on April 20.

27 Mar 2012

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A scramble for market

Docklands’ latest attraction, the People’s Market, was put together in just four days before opening to welcome 3000 people on March 10.

27 Mar 2012

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Networking success

Deals were done at the March Docklands News Networking Lunch at the Harbour Town Hotel on March 16.

27 Mar 2012

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F1 ace visits Docklands

Melbourne Formula 1 winner Jenson Button was briefly in Docklands during the week leading up to his victory at Albert Park on March 18.

27 Mar 2012

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River shuttle paves the way

Everyone knows and acknowledges that Docklands’ unique waterfront position is the long-term key to a sustainable supply of visitors.

27 Mar 2012

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‘Living legend’ drops in to help

Docklands’ ice hockey team the Ice Wolves were honoured last month by a visit from living legend Rick Chartraw.

27 Mar 2012

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Docklands is Beautiful