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10 years on

July-August edition 2007
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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update

This is a must-see event –
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Councillor Profile

The making of a Lord Mayor
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Docklander

In a space for thoughts and adventures
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Docklands Secrets

Study in NewQuay for your degree in Lego
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Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Good News Bill

A journey through the past of Docklands
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Health and Wellbeing

Vegetables - five a day, everyday
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Letters

Letters to the editor - June 2017
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New Businesses

Ear and Hearing & New Key
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Owners Corporation Law

Breaking up is hard to do
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Pets Corner

Docklands News’s office dog
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SkyPad Living

Sharing and taking in vertical villages
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We Live Here

Short-stays: Let owners decide
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What Women Want - With Abby Crawford

You have to believe we are magic
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Edition - July 2017

AFL reveals Etihad Stadium plans

The AFL unveiled its bold, but unfunded, ambitions for the redevelopment of Etihad Stadium at the June 16 Docklands Networking Lunch.

29 Jun 2017

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Docklands census released

The 2016 census released on June 27 shows Docklands’ population has more than doubled since the 2011 census to 10,437.

29 Jun 2017

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Only a miracle can save Docklands’ heritage fleet

Barring a miracle, Docklands looks set to lose its heritage fleet in the next year.

29 Jun 2017

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Short-stay committee sits on the fence

The issue of short-stay accommodation in residential buildings is no closer to being resolved, with a government committee examining the matter sitting firmly on the fence.

29 Jun 2017

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Does the public deserve to know where the illegal cladding is?

The Grenfell tragedy in London has focused national attention again on Docklands and the issue of non-compliant, flammable aluminium building cladding.

29 Jun 2017

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Art per science

For the last few weeks, Yarra’s Edge has been witnessing the culmination of three years’ work by Melbourne artist Tracy Sarroff and the Artery Co-operative with the gifting of a new permanent art instalment.

29 Jun 2017

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Lunchbox sessions are back

Library at The Dock’s beloved “lunchbox” sessions are back with visual ecologist Aviva Reed leading the monthly “Dock Eco” creative workshops for the next 12 months.

29 Jun 2017

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Improve knowledge about adult ADHD

A monthly workshop on Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) among adults is taking place at Library at The Dock.

29 Jun 2017

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Healthy teeth together

The kinder room kids at the Harbour Family and Children’s Centre got up close and personal with dentist Oon Tan last month.

29 Jun 2017

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Sharing the Melbourne Map

Producer of the Melbourne Map, Melinda Clarke, shared the journey of creating the hand-drawn map at Library at The Dock on June 22.

29 Jun 2017

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Docklands Rotary Club says farewell

After eight years, the Docklands Rotary Club is saying goodbye to the local community and will be incorporated into the Albert Park club.

29 Jun 2017

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Buildings open doors to public

Take a peek, or a guided tour, at some of Docklands’ most iconic buildings during the 10th Open House program on July 29 and 30.

29 Jun 2017

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Diversion for Wandin

Disqualified Melbourne councillor Brooke Wandin has escaped conviction on electoral fraud charges.

29 Jun 2017

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Dance for Red Nose Day

Childcare centres in Docklands have been actively participating in Red Nose Day fundraisers in June.

29 Jun 2017

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What has the City of Melbourne done for us?

This month marks the 10-year anniversary of the City of Melbourne’s involvement in Docklands, so it’s worth reflecting on whether its involvement has helped or hindered our development.

29 Jun 2017

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Docklands to glow

Docklands will shine this winter with the Winter Glow Festival activating the precinct from June 28 to August 23.

29 Jun 2017

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Dialogue in the Dark launched

The Lord Mayor and Guide Dogs Victoria officially opened the “Dialogue in the Dark” experience at Harbour Town on June 1.

29 Jun 2017

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Shuttle killed off

The City of Melbourne’s visitor shuttle service will come to an end on August 31.

29 Jun 2017

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Hoons at Harbour Town

A car meet took place at Harbour Town earlier in June, attracting hundreds of car enthusiasts, including some hoon drivers.

29 Jun 2017

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Etihad’s VIP

Breast cancer patient and avid Sydney Swans supporter Jill Norris was treated to a special game day at Etihad Stadium last month.

29 Jun 2017

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John Kelly wants Hortus moved

Creator of the iconic “Cow up a Tree” sculpture, John Kelly, wants the Hortus cafe to be moved because it is blocking his artwork.

29 Jun 2017

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Support for new police tower

The City of Melbourne has supported an application for a 39-storey tower for Victoria Police at 263 Spencer St.

29 Jun 2017

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Rooftop project

Rooftops in Docklands could be transformed into green gardens under the City of Melbourne’s Rooftop Project powered by the Urban Forest Fund.

29 Jun 2017

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Docklands Social Club

The Docklands Social Club returns to Platform 28 this month.

29 Jun 2017

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Community dinner

Long-time and new Docklands residents brought plates from their cultures to share at the inaugural Docklands Community Welcome Dinner at Library at The Dock on June 18.

29 Jun 2017

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Meet Jane Austen

“By A Lady: The World of Jane Austen”, an exhibition and a series of events featuring one of the world’s most influential authors, is making Library at The Dock an even more popular destination.

29 Jun 2017

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Great networking lunch

Some 75 guests heard first-hand the AFL’s plans to redevelop Etihad Stadium at the June Docklands Networking Lunch.

29 Jun 2017

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Flinders Street West set for change

With Victoria Police vacating 637 Flinders St in 2019 to relocate to shiny new digs at Cbus Property’s 311 Spencer St, Sydney-based owners Anton Capital are seeking to off-load the site a mere two years after initially acquiring it.

29 Jun 2017

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Hanging around

How do you paint the bottom side of a high-rise balcony? Abseilers come to the rescue. Abseilers were spotted painting a balcony at the Conder building in NewQuay on June 7.

29 Jun 2017

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Six sports. 500 players. One active city

Active Melbourne is calling on workers to register to play in friendly matches with other Docklands corporate teams in the upcoming season.

29 Jun 2017

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Awards for local yacht club

Russell Phillips, commodore of Docklands Yacht Club (DYC), has been awarded the Victorian Sailor of the Year with a Disability for the third time.

29 Jun 2017

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Crimes rise but still safe

Crimes in Docklands continue to increase significantly with a 57.3 per cent surge in the total crime numbers from 2015-16 to 2016-17 (year ending March).

28 Jun 2017

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Goods Shed to become FinTech hub

Docklands is set to be home to Victoria’s first financial technology (FinTech) hub, with the State Government releasing a request for proposal from operators wanting to help establish the hub at the Goods Shed North.

28 Jun 2017

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Apply for a free creative space

Harbour Town and Renew Australia are inviting expressions of interest to join a rent-free creative space.

28 Jun 2017

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More E-Class trams in Docklands

The first two of 30 new E-Class trams started operating on routes 96, 86 and 11 from June 13.

28 Jun 2017

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Winter fun in Docklands

Docklands is the place to be this winter with a range of activities scheduled for children during the school holidays.

27 Jun 2017

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Docklands is Beautiful