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10 years on Image

10 years on

Issue 11 – February/March 2005
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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

Join us for Bollywood action
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Councillor Profile Image

Councillor Profile

The making of a Lord Mayor
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Docklands Secrets Image

Docklands Secrets

Docklands is not sinking
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Fashion Image

Fashion

Rewind to 1980
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Good News Bill Image

Good News Bill

A journey through the past of Docklands
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Health and Wellbeing Image

Health and Wellbeing

Regular yoga practise makes sense
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Letters Image

Letters

Letters to the editor - Mar 17
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New Businesses Image

New Businesses

So much more than a gym
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Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

Matters to consider before buying “off the plan”
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Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

Michelle’s perfect pups
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SkyPad Living

3D printing vertical villages
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We Live Here Image

We Live Here

Parliamentary inquiry into short-stays
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What Women Want - With Abby Crawford Image

What Women Want - With Abby Crawford

Dig deep - it’ll be worth it
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Edition - Dec 15 - Jan 16

Good news for the esplanade

Concerns that large commercial buildings would be constructed along Harbour Esplanade were relieved last month after Places Victoria revealed the height of two of the new wharf decks.

02 Dec 2015

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Docklands Dragon slain

The much-loved Docklands Dragon is dead.

02 Dec 2015

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It’s Docklands for fresh trees

The only inner-city location to purchase fresh Christmas trees this December will be in Docklands.

02 Dec 2015

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Boaties taxed for tax’s sake

Local passenger boat operators say they are being bled dry by a tax that even the Government admits is used purely for administration of the tax itself.

02 Dec 2015

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Prices up, car parks down

Once again, the price of parking your car in one of Docklands’ numerous off-street car parks has continued to increase.

02 Dec 2015

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Community to have a say on school

The community will have a say in the continuing review of school needs in Docklands via a recently-formed community stakeholder group.

02 Dec 2015

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Our green rooftops

Docklands is Melbourne’s leading suburb when it comes to putting its rooftops to “green” uses, but there remains plenty of untapped potential across local buildings.

02 Dec 2015

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New tower for Vic Harbour

Lend Lease has lodged a planning application for a 28-storey apartment tower surrounded by water.

02 Dec 2015

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Watergate back at court

The Supreme Court will hear the Watergate short-stay appeal during the first half of next year.

02 Dec 2015

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Looking for a helping hand

Travelling at peak hour on public transport can be pain at the best of times, but imagine what it would be like with a broken foot.

02 Dec 2015

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Celebrating Cambodian culture

Local restaurant Bopha Devi raised more than $2800 for Cambodian Living Arts earlier this year.

02 Dec 2015

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Richard takes out the top art prize

Richard Claremont took out the top prize at the Mission to Seafarers’ annual ANL Maritime Art Awards and Exhibition last month.

02 Dec 2015

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North Wharf site sold

Developer Asset 1 has purchased the North Wharf site from the State Government for $28.5 million.

02 Dec 2015

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Waterways reform back on the table

An agreement to reform the governance of local waterways is back on the table after major stakeholders agreed on a new comprised position last month.

02 Dec 2015

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Alma Doepel update

Fundraising for the restoration of Docklands’ historic tall ship the Alma Doepel continues and an innovative crowd-funding platform is being used to reach targets.

02 Dec 2015

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New childcare centre

Docklands families will soon have another option for childcare, with an early learning centre set to open at Harbour Town early next year.

02 Dec 2015

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Who will pay for Lacrosse?

Questions remain over who will pay for the estimated $5 million worth of compliance works required at the Lacrosse building in Docklands.

02 Dec 2015

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New owners for Kool Kidz

In November, City of Monash councillor Paul Klisaris, and his wife Kathy, took over the Kool Kidz childcare service.

02 Dec 2015

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Complaints over sport noise

A Docklands couple say the City of Melbourne is failing to police late night noise at the Docklands Sport Courts.

02 Dec 2015

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Short-stays in Parliament

The short-stay issue heated up outside the courtroom last month.

02 Dec 2015

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Enterprize voyage

Local tall ship Enterprize has had a busy few weeks, journeying through Bass Strait to Portland.

02 Dec 2015

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Family fun at Festival of Giving

Rotary Docklands’ Festival of Giving is back for a second year this December.

02 Dec 2015

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Last social club for 2015

Join in the festive fun and come along to the last social club for the year.

02 Dec 2015

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Chamber re-elected

The Docklands Chamber of Commerce has re-elected its executive committee for a new term, following its AGM last month.

02 Dec 2015

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Hidden gems revealed

Melbourne’s red-shirted visitor hosts were given an exclusive look at Docklands last month.

02 Dec 2015

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Last lunch for 2015

Some 55 local stakeholders gathered for the final Docklands Networking Lunch of the year last month.

02 Dec 2015

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Solve the puzzle and win a prize

Welcome back to a new installment in ‘Docklands News’, where you’ll have the chance to win some wonderful prizes.

02 Dec 2015

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Underdog takes out UFC

In a surprise victory, Holly Holm took out the main event at last month’s UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) event at Etihad Stadium, beating the previously undefeated bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey.

02 Dec 2015

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Docklands cup

Victoria Harbour will be alive in a blaze of colour, buzz and excitement on Sunday, December 13 as dragon boat paddlers compete in the Docklands Cup.

02 Dec 2015

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Ahoy there, Santa Claus!

Santa Claus made an early arrival to Docklands last month.

02 Dec 2015

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New resident’s association

The battle against short-stay apartments in residential buildings is set to go state-wide with the launch of a new association next month.

02 Dec 2015

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Cinemas for Docklands

Movie lovers rejoice – Docklands is set to get its own cinemas.

02 Dec 2015

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Community hub now open

Docklands’ own Community Hub at The Dock is now operating.

02 Dec 2015

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Changes in store for OC Act?

Major changes could be in store for owners’ corporations (OCs) throughout Victoria, if the State Government follows the lead of interstate authorities.

02 Dec 2015

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Local juniors to represent Australia

Three of Melbourne Ice’s youngest players will represent Australia on the world ice hockey stage in January.

02 Dec 2015

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Docklands development

You might take a look around Docklands and think it’s pretty much finished, but take a closer look and you’ll see there’s still plenty more development still to come.

02 Dec 2015

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