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10 years on

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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Upcoming events in Docklands
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A great place for a new-born
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Docklands Secrets

Politician disrespects us
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Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Health and Wellbeing

Corporate health and wellbeing
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Letters

Here’s an idea
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New Businesses

Morgan Brooks & Tolhurst Druce Emerson
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Owners Corporation Law

Taking the plunge on defect claims
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Pets Corner

Wonder dachshund
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SkyPad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
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Street Art

Cool new artist market
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We Live Here

Uniting against proxy farming and rorts
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Edition - April 2018

Yarra’s Edge is united in opposition

The Yarra’s Edge community united in opposition to the state government’s proposed tram bridge last month.

28 Mar 2018

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Tube idea is struggling

By Shane Scanlan Docklands is struggling to get the proponents of the Yarra’s Edge tram bridge to seriously consider an immersed tube alternative.

28 Mar 2018

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The things you do for Ed

By Lina Le It was 8am, and fans of Ed Sheeran were already lining up at Etihad Stadium, where the singer was due to perform at 8pm the same night.

28 Mar 2018

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Ed Sheeran makes Etihad history

By Emma Doherty British singer-songwriter, Ed Sheeran has taken Melbourne by storm and made history, drawing in a crowd of 257,751 over four nights at Etihad Stadium.

28 Mar 2018

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CEO buries Freckelton investigation

By Shane Scanlan The full extent of allegations against former lord mayor Robert Doyle will probably never be known as council CEO Ben Rimmer tries to kill off the $1million investigation he started last December.

28 Mar 2018

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Lord mayoral election is a lottery

By Shane Scanlan Melbourne votes for a new lord mayor this month, but the winner won’t necessarily be the most popular.

28 Mar 2018

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Spectrum: Photos develop community

By Meg Mill Photographer and long-time Docklands resident Jane Morrison is having her first solo exhibition this month at the Lorimer Gallery at Yarra’s Edge.

28 Mar 2018

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Jackie’s Docklands maritime vision

By Meg Hill City of Melbourne (CoM) councillor Jackie Watts has released an independent report into the establishment of a Maritime Heritage Network Project.

28 Mar 2018

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It’s Dog Pawty time!

Helen Ivantiska, Jordan Tew and Maurice (the dog) were among the 150 residents and 100 dogs who gathered in Victoria Harbour’s Buluk Park on Sunday, March 25 for the annual Docklands Dog Pawty.

28 Mar 2018

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What can a lord mayor do?

By Shane Scanlan Being elected Melbourne’s Lord Mayor doesn’t necessarily mean the winner will have any capacity to change anything or get anything done.

28 Mar 2018

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Stadium safety concerns

By Kathryn Lewis A breach of safety on the Etihad Stadium concourse has put commuters at risk.

28 Mar 2018

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Deakin’s gallery in the sky

By Meg Hill It’s not well known that there’s an art gallery at the top of a Docklands building overlooking the city – Deakin University’s Downtown Gallery.

28 Mar 2018

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Reunited!

A runaway dog drama had a happy ending on February 28 with the reunification of pet and owner on Harbour Esplanade.

28 Mar 2018

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Full steam ahead for new Rotary club

Rotary has decided to press ahead with a plan to establish a “satellite” club in Docklands.

28 Mar 2018

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Chinese music on show

By Sunny Liu A first-of-its-kind Chinese contemporary music festival will showcase music from young Chinese artists at the Hof Downtown on March 31.

28 Mar 2018

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Meet your neighbours

The next Docklands Social Club event is being held at Platform 28 on Tuesday, April 10.

28 Mar 2018

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Final Docklands Networking Lunch

After nine years, the final Docklands Networking Lunch was held the Mission to Seafarers on Friday, March 16.

28 Mar 2018

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Docklands Dreaming

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AITSIS) has just launched their new app “Melbourne Dreaming”, featuring two Docklands location.

28 Mar 2018

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Lifeline for heritage fleet

Docklands’ heritage fleet has been thrown a lifeline, with Development Victoria last month extending their tenure at Shed 2 for another year.

28 Mar 2018

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Lateral vision for railway line ovals

The rail yards next to Etihad Stadium could be covered by two AFL-sized sport fields in the coming years, if an exercise of lateral thinking from the City of Melbourne comes to fruition.

28 Mar 2018

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Our laptops well received

Docklands resident Ryan Saville has just returned from his “Give A Laptop” trip to Nepal, where the initiative has restocked a school at the epicentre of the 2015 earthquake.

28 Mar 2018

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Cladding costs to fall on owners

Strata lawyer Tom Bacon says the Victoria Government seems more determined than ever to burden apartment owners with the cost of removing non-compliant cladding.

28 Mar 2018

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Co-working in NewQuay

Co-working startup TwoSpace has just opened its newest Melbourne space in NewQuay.

28 Mar 2018

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Live, work and play in Docklands

Docklands has received a good score in a “live, work and play” study conducted by consultants PwC.

28 Mar 2018

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Flinders Bank to start soon

The owners of the vacant site at the corner of Spencer and Flinders streets expects to start building early next year.

28 Mar 2018

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Sky-high window work

Work has started to replace suspect windows in

28 Mar 2018

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Hop into The District for holiday fun

Get ready to hop over to The District Docklands to discover free school holiday entertainment this Easter!

28 Mar 2018

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Reform for community forum

After six years in its current form, the Docklands Community Forum (DCF) is being handed over to the community.

28 Mar 2018

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Docklands Art Collective wrap

Your guide to April in The District’s art precinct

28 Mar 2018

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Back to original plan for 1000 LaTrobe St

Development site 1000 LaTrobe St has arrived back where it started – as a commercial office proposal.

28 Mar 2018

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Changing of the guard

Journalist Sean Car has bought into Docklands News and will become its sole director in July 2019.

28 Mar 2018

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Hatch continues to incubate startups

By Kathryn Lewis At a networking event last month, business incubator Hatch Quarter continued to provide migrant and refugee entrepreneurs with the tools to create their own startups.

28 Mar 2018

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Doyle damned by investigators

By Sean Car The City of Melbourne’s independent investigation into sexual harassment claims against former lord mayor Robert Doyle has returned four adverse findings.

28 Mar 2018

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Spinning a yarn (bomb)

The doors of the different Docklands Art Collective (DAC) participants were adorned by Lynda Sharp’s “knit-bombs” on International Women’s Day (March 8).

28 Mar 2018

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Two MQ acquired

Lendlease has sold its Two Melbourne Quarter commercial tower.

28 Mar 2018

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Docklands is Beautiful