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10 years on

Issue 22, October – November 2007
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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

Volvo race is heading to Docklands
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Councillor Profile Image

Councillor Profile

The making of a Lord Mayor
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Docklander

Life among the runaways
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Docklands Secrets Image

Docklands Secrets

Tram bridge or underground tunnel?
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Fashion Image

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

Express workouts work
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Letters

Letter from John Thatcher
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New Businesses Image

New Businesses

Ear and Hearing & New Key
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Owners Corporation Law

The times they are a-changin’
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Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

How spoiled are these dogs?
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SkyPad Living

Litter from the heavens
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We Live Here Image

We Live Here

A look back at what's been happening
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Edition - June 2015

Chamber and Destination Docklands to co-operate

Destination Docklands and the Docklands Chamber of Commerce will this month announce greater formal co-operation.

04 Jun 2015

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Council approves esplanade plan

City of Melbourne councillors have voted to accept Places Victoria’s Harbour Esplanade master plan, providing they get to see and approve all proposed buildings.

04 Jun 2015

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Docklands cops move into new station

Local police will have an even greater presence in Docklands, after last month moving into the new Spencer St headquarters.

04 Jun 2015

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VCAT decision on Watergate short-stay apartments is imminent

Owners’ Corporations (OCs) and short-stay operators around Victoria are awaiting the outcome of the Watergate Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) case.

04 Jun 2015

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Docklands’ new marina lounge opens

Melbourne City Marina has opened its new lounge and its operators hope the facility will attract more boats to Victoria Harbour.

04 Jun 2015

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Docklands’ Community and Boating Hub on track

Construction of the $8.1 million Community and Boating Hub in Victoria Harbour is on track for completion by the end of the year.

04 Jun 2015

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Hotel proposed for Victoria Harbour

Another hotel could be on the cards for Docklands, with Lend Lease seeking investors for a luxury Victoria Harbour hotel.

04 Jun 2015

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Getting to know you

Should the federal government run its full term, Docklands voters will have plenty of time to get to know endorsed Melbourne ALP candidate Sophie Ismail.

04 Jun 2015

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Seafarers chart their journeys

An installation at the Mission to Seafarers’ Norla Dome last month saw the space transformed into a large-scale compass.

04 Jun 2015

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Housing affordability fears

Planning Minister Richard Wynne has started the long-anticipated debate on standards for apartment construction with the release last month of a discussion paper, ‘Better Apartments’.

04 Jun 2015

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For those who don’t ‘get’ Docklands

An upcoming documentary series will take a look at why the people who love Docklands feel the way they do about it.

04 Jun 2015

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State MP explores Docklands

State MP and leader of the Australian Sex Party, Fiona Patten, visited Docklands last month.

04 Jun 2015

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Melbourne Visitor Shuttle price to again rise

The City of Melbourne has again increased the price of the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle (MVS).

04 Jun 2015

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Alma Doepel update_10917

More than $4000 was donated towards the Alma Doepel restoration project last month.

04 Jun 2015

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Progress on Docklands’ Ron Barrassi Senior Park

Docklands will soon have its own sports ground, with construction of Ron Barassi Senior Park not far off completion.

04 Jun 2015

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Encounter with a native water rat

A few weeks ago, I encountered a rakali, a native water rat, for the first time.

04 Jun 2015

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Progress on fountain and flames show

The consortium behind the Docklands fountain and flame show plans to submit its business case to the State Government this month.

04 Jun 2015

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New towers for Victoria Harbour

Lend Lease is awaiting planning approval for a major residential development in Collins St.

04 Jun 2015

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Docklands to host Edinburgh Tattoo

The world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is coming to Docklands next year.

04 Jun 2015

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Book your seat at the table

Get in quick to secure your seat at the June networking lunch.

04 Jun 2015

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Bloomsday in Docklands

Bloomsday, the annual celebration of author James Joyce, is coming to Docklands this month.

04 Jun 2015

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College football on the horizon

Docklands could host Australia’s first US College Football Bowl next year.

04 Jun 2015

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Motorcycle theft increasing

Thefts of motorcycles are on the rise in Docklands according to local police.

04 Jun 2015

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Drug dogs at Southern Cross station

A police operation at Southern Cross Station last month uncovered seven people carrying illegal drugs.

04 Jun 2015

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New fireboat for MFB

A new $1.4 million fire-fighting boat will help protect Docklands waterways.

04 Jun 2015

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Waterways group to make decision

The Lower Yarra River Use Future Directions Group is expected to make its recommendations on the future governance and management of the waterways this month.

04 Jun 2015

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Social Club is back

The Docklands Social Club returns this month with a community get together at VaBene on Central Pier on June 17.

04 Jun 2015

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State budget action on development applications

The State Government has committed $1 million in its 2015-16 budget towards clearing the back-log of development applications awaiting planning approval.

04 Jun 2015

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Berth celebrates fundraising success

NewQuay restaurant Berth raised more than $6000 for the Cancer Council last month through its “Biggest Morning Tea”.

04 Jun 2015

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Stadium chief defends cage-fighting plans

Etihad Stadium CEO Paul Sergeant has defended plans to host a cage-fighting event in Docklands.

04 Jun 2015

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NewQuay is set to grow

NewQuay is set to grow, with MAB Corporation last month revealing plans for its new residential precinct at NewQuay West.

04 Jun 2015

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No budget action on local school

Frustration is mounting over the State Government’s lack of action on a school for Docklands.

04 Jun 2015

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Welcome to Docklands

According to Stefanie Schulz, Docklands “has it all”.

04 Jun 2015

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Budget let-down for Docklands

Docklands has received a disappointing Council budget result for the second year running.

04 Jun 2015

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Docklands is Beautiful