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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 - July 2012

Council is given planning powers

Friday, June 29 was a massive news day for Docklands with Planning Minister Matthew Guy announcing that planning powers were being returned to the City of Melbourne.

03 Jul 2012

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Plaudits for council over forum proposal

The City of Melbourne and Places Victoria have to be given credit for their revised proposal for a Docklands Community Forum.

03 Jul 2012

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Master plan approved

Planning Minister Matthew Guy has approved MAB Corporation’s revised master plan for NewQuay.

03 Jul 2012

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Ministerial story time

Local Government Minister Jeanette Powell took story-time at the Docklands Hub on June 22 when she announced $400,000 funding for books for Docklands new library.

03 Jul 2012

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Where the bloody hell are we?

Census collectors found local residents in less than two thirds of Docklands’ apartments when they called last August, resulting in an estimated population of only 5090 people.

03 Jul 2012

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Sam oozes local’s confidence

Dockland’s Sam Newman was confident of coaching Victoria to victory in its EJ Whitten Legends game against the All Stars at Etihad Stadium on July 3.

03 Jul 2012

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Life is working out for Coen

Docklands’ YMCA gymnasiums are doing their bit to help Coen Ashton prepare for a double-lung transplant when a suitable donor is found.

03 Jul 2012

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Our trust has been abused

Housing Choices Australia (HCA) has abused the trust that Docklands placed in it a year ago when we embraced The Mariner building into our community.

03 Jul 2012

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Docklands bomb scare

The Docklands community Hub was evacuated and the surrounding area sealed off for several hours on June 12 after police allegedly found explosives in a vehicle parked outside in Harbour Esplanade.

03 Jul 2012

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Docklands’ fundraising champions

Docklands doesn’t do things by halves, and so it was also when it came to fundraising for the annual Vinnies CEO Sleep Out with local CEOs Hatem Saleh and David Hall blitzing the field.

03 Jul 2012

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Meet the state by-election candidates

Docklanders are invited to meet the candidates in the upcoming state by-election at a special event at Watermark on Tuesday, July 10.

03 Jul 2012

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New academy is all for life

Docklands has a new charity with the formation of Father Bob’s 4-Life Academy, which aims to develop, guide and mentor the nation’s youth.

03 Jul 2012

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Welcome to your backyard

In the heart of winter and in an inner-suburb oft-compared with a concrete jungle, who expects to find space to grow vegetables or to find a public park where the plants grown are not the usual shrubs, flowers and trees but food?

03 Jul 2012

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Battle for more parking

Docklands Community Association president Roger Gardner has taken up the fight for more parking in Docklands.

03 Jul 2012

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New president for Docklands Rotary

Joseph Ebbage is the new president of the Rotary Club of Docklands.

03 Jul 2012

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Police complex for Docklands

There will be more police in Docklands than ever from 2015 following the announcement on July 3 of a $230 million police complex to be built on the corner of Spencer and LaTrobe streets.

03 Jul 2012

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Voter definition slammed

Melbourne councillor Jackie Watts is crying foul over a decision last month by Local Government Minister Jeanette Powell to formally grant municipal voting rights to new residents of one month or more.

03 Jul 2012

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Birthday party at The Hub

Docklands community centre, The Hub, will celebrate its fifth birthday on Saturday, July 28 with a series of activities for the whole family.

03 Jul 2012

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Students try to seal the loop

Melbourne City School (MCS) students are campaigning for action to prevent Victoria Harbour’s seals from danger posed by waste fishing line.

03 Jul 2012

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Tracey is a winner

Tracey Cotroneo is the winner of Docklands News’ June Facebook competition.

03 Jul 2012

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Docklands hit by mail thefts

Docklands residents have been warned not to let people follow them into their towers following a spate of mail thefts.

03 Jul 2012

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Fashion journey for third-year students

“The Journey” was a fashion exhibition held at Docklands’ Hub on Friday, June 15 by Box Hill Institute fashion students.

03 Jul 2012

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Commercial Quarter for NewQuay

MAB Corporation has announced its intention to build a new $250 million, 35,000 sqm, commercial development which will bring a further 3500 office workers to NewQuay.

03 Jul 2012

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Celebrity soup is appealing

The Feed Melbourne campaign wrapped up in Docklands on June 26 with a soup lunch to raise funds for struggling food charities.

03 Jul 2012

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Download our iPad app

Docklands News is now available via an iPad app.

03 Jul 2012

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New cricket club CEO

Docklands’ Big Bash League cricket team The Renegades has a new CEO with the announcement last month that the top job had gone to Stuart Coventry.

03 Jul 2012

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Short-stay – alliances grow

As the serviced apartment issue continues, alliances are being formed.

03 Jul 2012

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Docklands opens to the public

Docklands has plenty on offer this year for the annual Open House Melbourne days on July 28 and 29.

03 Jul 2012

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Falling for the Chamber

The Docklands Chamber of Commerce turned it on at its monthly get-together last month at Wonderland Fun Park.

02 Jul 2012

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Wheel spins towards completion

As construction continues on the Southern Star Observation Wheel, the Docklands precinct can start preparing for an eye-catching launch and dazzling light show to announce the emergence of a major tourist attraction for Melbourne.

02 Jul 2012

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Connecting at Northwharf

Eighty Docklanders came together for some end-of-financial-year business networking last month at the quarterly Docklands News Networking Lunch.

02 Jul 2012

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Ice is flying

Melbourne Ice has continued to dominate the competition this season as it looks to win back-to-back-to back-titles.

02 Jul 2012

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Docklands is Beautiful