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10 years on Image

10 years on

August 2008 Issue 34:
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Away from the desk Image

Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update Image

Chamber update

Upcoming events in Docklands
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Docklander Image

Docklander

Water views work for local novelist
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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

Winning at winter health and fitness
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Letters Image

Letters

Letters to the Editor
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New Businesses Image

New Businesses

NeoLemonade and Melbourne Cellar Door
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Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

OC discriminated against a disabled owner
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Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

Sooky Romeo loves the attention
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SkyPad Living Image

SkyPad Living

Vertical democracies
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Street Art Image

Street Art

A reactionary world
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We Live Here Image

We Live Here

One woman’s stand gets results
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What Women Want - With Abby Crawford Image

What Women Want - With Abby Crawford

It’s been an extraordinary month
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Edition - August 2018

Warm up with local snow play

Forget driving to the mountains, head to The District Docklands for snow play this August!

02 Aug 2018

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That’s a hell of a lot of food!

Local charity The Big Umbrella has rescued and reissued 218 tonnes of discarded food over the past seven years.

02 Aug 2018

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Fashion Week is coming to Docklands

Melbourne Fashion Week (MFW) is coming to Collins Square in Docklands from August 31 until September 7.

02 Aug 2018

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Chamber wants to light up Docklands

The Docklands Chamber of Commerce (DCC) is embarking on another attempt to bring a permanent light and sound show to Victoria Harbour.

02 Aug 2018

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664 Collins St opens for business

On July 2, Mirvac and its tenants Pitcher Partners, AGL, ExxonMobil, Nexus Mutual and Fujitsu celebrated the official opening of its new office building at 664 Collins St.

02 Aug 2018

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Decision time on CEO Ben Rimmer

Melbourne councillors will decide in the next couple of weeks whether to keep or replace CEO Ben Rimmer, whose four-year contract expires on February 8.

02 Aug 2018

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Bringing the waterways threads together

Melbourne councillor Jackie Watts has searched out the many and various threads that define Docklands’ waterways and has knitted them into a coherent policy document that just might lead to its salvation.

02 Aug 2018

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Owners offered loans to pay for cladding

The state government announced its plan to deal with the removal of combustible cladding on July 26 by providing owners with loans to cover the costs.

02 Aug 2018

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New river apartments

Mirvac has unveiled 11 new Wharfside Residences at Yarra’s Edge.

02 Aug 2018

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Train driving in the Goods Shed

It’s a lovely coincidence that the state’s V/Line train drivers are being instructed in the Goods Shed North, a spiritual home of Victoria’s railways.

02 Aug 2018

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Social club

The next Docklands Social Club event is at TAP831 on Tuesday, August 14.

02 Aug 2018

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Is granitic sand silting the Yarra?

Silt build-up in the Yarra River around the Webb Bridge and Collins Landing may be largely due to the widespread use of granitic sand, according to long-time Yarra’s Edge resident Len Wright.

02 Aug 2018

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First timber office block for Docklands

The first cross laminated timber (CLT) office building approved in Melbourne is to be built at The District Docklands.

02 Aug 2018

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Star upgrades

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel’s (MSOW) technical team will execute a planned upgrade to the attraction’s LED lightshow from August 31 to September 9.

02 Aug 2018

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Living in Docklands – a Sydney view

Sydney people get Docklands. They instinctively understand the value and magical, calming appeal of waterfront living in a way it seems that many Melbourne people don’t, won’t or can’t.

02 Aug 2018

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Ballot story sparks probe

Docklands News’s exclusive lead story in last month’s paper has led to a Local Government Inspectorate investigation into electoral irregularities raised.

02 Aug 2018

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Connecting with water

Docklands Chamber of Commerce members took to the water last month, with a cruise and networking event on July 18.

02 Aug 2018

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Brian Tanti hits the road

After more than 20 years working in and advocating for Docklands, love has lured Brian Tanti north to the Harbour City.

02 Aug 2018

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Arnsdorf pop-up

Melbourne womenswear label Arnsdorf opened a pop-up store and offered personal styling at Collins Square from July 19 – 27.

02 Aug 2018

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August activities at Docklands Art Collective

The Docklands Art Collective is running a range of weekly events throughout August at The District Docklands.

02 Aug 2018

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Whovians unite!

The Doctor Who Club of Victoria (DWCV) held its Annual General Meeting at The Hub on July 14.

02 Aug 2018

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A better world might begin soon

Writers deal with painful truths, and the chapel at Mission to Seafarers will open up its doors in August and September so the literary community can have its say about everything from abuse to self harm.

02 Aug 2018

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Downtown lights the way

The most recent exhibition at the Deakin Downtown gallery, “No Turning Back – Artworks from The Torch”, will become a mainstay event in future years.

02 Aug 2018

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Village St lights up

The lights have been switched on in Village St as part of an activation conceived by Development Victoria and Walker Corporation.

02 Aug 2018

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Art auction: The Emmanueli Collection

The Mission to Seafarers hosted an art auction on July 12, with works by well-known artists such as R_O_N_E, photographer John Gollings and illustrative artist Jeremy Kyle.

02 Aug 2018

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