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10 years on

The Parking Paradox
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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update

Firelight will be back, far bigger and better ...
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Docklander

The 10-year coming of age
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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

What makes a great personal trainer?
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Letters

Canine rampage
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New Businesses

Morgan Brooks & Tolhurst Druce Emerson
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Owners Corporation Law

The values that underpin a vertical community
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Pets Corner

Talk and play time
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SkyPad Living

Pets’ peeves of vertical living
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Street Art

Docklands needs a Guggenheim
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We Live Here

Embedded kickbacks
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What Women Want - With Abby Crawford

Wake, work, sleep, repeat … A relentless wheel of motion, a journey that seems to be full of important day to day goals, clashin
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Edition - February 2018

Public rally over bridge

The Yarra’s Edge Class Action Committee (YCAC) is holding a rally on March 13 to build opposition to the proposed Fishermans Bend tram bridge.

05 Feb 2018

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Town hall rocked to foundations

Robert Doyle’s troubles have rocked the town hall, with councillors uncertain about the future and whether the Lord Mayor will be back.

05 Feb 2018

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Doyle drama – how did it happen?

Tessa Sullivan’s resignation on December 15 was not a surprise. But her decision to take down Robert Doyle was a shock.

05 Feb 2018

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Parks Victoria shows its true colours

As if to demonstrate once and for all its inability to deliver, Parks Victoria has issued a press release celebrating that it has taken two and a half years to select designs for pontoons it plans to install at Southgate.

05 Feb 2018

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New Year’s Eve spectacular

Docklands was again a popular site to view Melbourne’s rooftop New Year’s Eve fireworks.

05 Feb 2018

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Tim leaves Victoria Harbour proud

After three-and-a-half years leading development around Victoria Harbour, Lendlease’s Tim Campbell is getting ready to leave the dock.

05 Feb 2018

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Vice-regal launch

Victorian Governor Linda Dessau on December 21 launched in Docklands a brand new ferry to service the Portarlington commuter route.

05 Feb 2018

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High density, zero carbon futures

This month The Exchange, a year-long collaboration between Lendlease and RMIT at the Knowledge Market, uncovers Docklands’ potential for zero carbon futures.

05 Feb 2018

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Final Quarter approved

In late December Lendlease announced planning approval for its third and final commercial tower at Melbourne Quarter.

05 Feb 2018

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Lunch invite

You are invited to the March Docklands Networking Lunch. The first Docklands Networking Lunch of 2018 promises a special after-lunch treat – an optional tour of the historic Mission to Seafarers building.

05 Feb 2018

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Authority has no cladding powers

Owners affected by non-compliant flammable cladding are going to have to take direct legal action against parties they believe responsible, following a Supreme Court decision.

05 Feb 2018

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Giant-sized hazards

A number of shipping containers were floating in the Yarra River late on December 27.

05 Feb 2018

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Tall ship’s tall tales on display

According to those working on Alma Doepel’s restoration, the ship’s history is full of weird and wonderful stories that strike one as fiction, but hold up against historical examination.

05 Feb 2018

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Crypto is working for Mo

Docklands creative agency Mo Works is practising the innovation it preaches by now accepting crypto-currency as payment for its services.

05 Feb 2018

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Revolving door for spin doctors

The City of Melbourne is struggling to get enough “spin” on its media messaging, having churned 17 media advisers since mid-2015.

05 Feb 2018

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Docklands summer movies

Enjoy free movies in two Docklands locations this summer. Bring your family and a picnic or dine out at one of the many local eateries.

05 Feb 2018

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Attempted armed robbery

Melbourne Embona Armed Robbery Taskforce detectives are investigating a number of attempted armed robberies in Docklands on December 31.

05 Feb 2018

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Time travelling with local shanty singers

Docklanders looking for a hyper-authentic link with the past can join the crew of the tall ship Enterprize bellowing out old sea shanties every fortnight.

05 Feb 2018

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Great turnout for social club in January

The Docklands Social Club experienced a great turn out at its monthly outing in January.

05 Feb 2018

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Walk the walk, talk the talk

It took Arjun Bhogal five years to walk around the world from Cardiff in southern Wales to Cardiff, NSW.

05 Feb 2018

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Docklands is sound: agents

Local real estate agents have countered claims by investment advisor Terry Ryder who is warning apartment investors away from the CBD.

05 Feb 2018

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Why Robert Doyle should resign

The imminent end of Robert Doyle’s record-breaking nine year run as Lord Mayor of Melbourne hadn’t happened when this column was first written but, make no doubt about it, it is inevitable.

05 Feb 2018

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New tram plan is a winner

The Docklands community has responded to the threat of three marine-choking bridges with a simple tunnel concept that looks like being a winner for all parties.

05 Feb 2018

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Small crowds for Volvo event

Docklands gained international recognition when the Volvo Ocean Race stopped by over the Christmas/New Year period.

05 Feb 2018

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NBN is coming, but is competition?

NBN Co should be rolled out throughout Docklands by the end of the year but at least one building looks like missing out on the benefits of competition among internet service providers (ISPs).

05 Feb 2018

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Rotary is coming back to Docklands

Rotary heavyweights are again attempting to forge a club in Docklands, but with a new approach this time.

05 Feb 2018

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Victoria Harbour fuel spill mystery

The source of a fuel spill in Victoria Harbour on January 11 has not been identified.

05 Feb 2018

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Stand by for Chinese New Year

The sound of firecrackers and fireworks, drums and dragons will sweep Docklands during Chinese New Year later this month.

05 Feb 2018

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Join the lunchtime action!

Have you been watching Melbourne United smash it in the NBL this season?

05 Feb 2018

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Docklands is Beautiful