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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

City of Melbourne Christmas marketing
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Councillor Profile

The making of a Lord Mayor
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Docklander

The joy and freedom of being a Docklander
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Docklands Secrets

Tram bridge or underground tunnel?
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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

Sleep and your wellbeing
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Letters

Letters from Oakey the dog, Meina and Iris
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New Businesses

Ear and Hearing & New Key
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Owners Corporation Law

Check the balcony and terrace rules first
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Pets Corner

Fun outing for fluffy dog
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SkyPad Living

Urban forests in a concrete jungle
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We Live Here

Media campaign reaches 1 million Victorians
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Edition - June 2017

Here come the cars

The State Government has released the West Gate Tunnel environmental effects statement (EES) and it confirms Docklands’ worst fears: traffic is heading this way.

01 Jun 2017

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Docklands business recognised

Long-term Docklanders Emilia Rossi and Socrates Mechanicos’ young business was recognised at the Business 3000+ Awards on May 25.

01 Jun 2017

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Nothing for Docklands in council budget

The City of Melbourne announced its draft budget last month. Its revenue is up 5 per cent on last year to $451.8 million. But it plans to spend nothing on Harbour Esplanade.

01 Jun 2017

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Kids connect with Craig

Arham Shah got up high to meet Craig the Crane Driver at Lendlease’s Collins Wharf construction site on May 30.

01 Jun 2017

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New reasons to visit Harbour Town

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle and Planning Minister Richard Wynne visited Harbour Town on May 23 to announce a $150 million redevelopment to put Harbour Town back on the map.

01 Jun 2017

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Welcome to ‘hotel central’

Docklands is becoming the go-to place for international hotels looking for a new presence in Melbourne.

01 Jun 2017

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My Hatch Quarter event, by Jenny Huynh

Colourful city lights blink at me as I take deep, long breaths of fresh cold air that has blanketed Melbourne city.

01 Jun 2017

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Docklands to light up with fire

The much-awaited Docklands Firelight Festival will illuminate Docklands’ waterfront with fireworks, fire breathing, sculpture burning and lantern procession from June 30 to July 2.

01 Jun 2017

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Remember this name

Here’s a name to look out for: Jenny Huynh.

01 Jun 2017

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Reward for big ideas

Docklands co-working space Hatch Quarter has announced $33,000 worth of services to a worthy start-up business.

01 Jun 2017

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Networking and knowledge

On Friday, June 16, guests at the Docklands Networking Lunch will hear first-hand the AFL’s future plans for Etihad Stadium.

01 Jun 2017

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‘Give us a chance’: river committee

The Lower Yarra River Management Advisory Committee (LYRMAC) has asked locals to withhold judgement on its success until July next year.

01 Jun 2017

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Surprise! We’re removing your boardwalk

The City of Melbourne has started replacing the NewQuay Promenade boardwalk with bluestone paving.

01 Jun 2017

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Can you see in the dark?

The “Dialogue In The Dark” phenomenon will kick off at Harbour Town on June 2 to give visitors an opportunity to experience what it is like to be blind.

01 Jun 2017

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Woolshed venue is next

This month’s Docklands Social Club events will be on Wednesday, June 14 at The Woolshed on Central Pier.

01 Jun 2017

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eSports at Etihad Stadium

The AFL has expressed interest in joining the fast-expanding eSports industry and bringing tournaments to Etihad Stadium.

01 Jun 2017

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Harvest Festival

The Docklands Harvest festival took off at Buluk Park on May 19, featuring bands, food trucks, lantern making, workshops and an effigy burn to celebrate the Winter solstice.

01 Jun 2017

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Alma wins Victoria Remembers grant

Hidden away in the furthest recess of Docklands, there is a fantastic project underway to restore Alma Doepel.

01 Jun 2017

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School engagement concluded

The community engagement phase of the new Docklands primary school has concluded and architects will now be briefed about developing a master plan.

01 Jun 2017

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Tourist shuttle set to end

Docklanders can expect to soon see the end of the City of Melbourne-funded tourist shuttle bus.

01 Jun 2017

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Docklanders dig deep for cancer charity

The Cancer Council of Victoria’s Biggest Morning Tea was again BIG in Docklands this year, with about $13,000 raised.

01 Jun 2017

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New waterside public space

Work has started on a new public open space that will connect Collins St to the river.

01 Jun 2017

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Animal extravaganza

Docklands-based street artist group Blender Studios is holding a series of animal art workshops for children at Harbour Town.

01 Jun 2017

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Local sustainability advocate

Docklands resident and worker Dr Kaushik Sridhar is passionate about sustainability.

01 Jun 2017

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Day of Indulgence

Ten women with breast cancer were treated to a Day of Indulgence on two luxury cabin cruisers in Victoria Harbour on May 23.

01 Jun 2017

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Bringing the light into winter

Docklands’ new icon 888 Collins St will light up for five nights to celebrate Winter Solstice.

01 Jun 2017

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Goodbye and thank you Andrea

It’s hard to imagine the Mission to Seafarers without Andrea Fleming, but she is leaving at the end of May after 10 years at the helm.

01 Jun 2017

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‘High-rise slums’ are amongst us

Behind the luxurious facade of Docklands’ high-rise apartment are some horrifying living conditions for young people.

01 Jun 2017

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Orange is the new black

Push! Fitness’s owner Andrew Ward put on his bright orange volunteering gear for the Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW) during the National Volunteering Week last month.

01 Jun 2017

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Trans and gender diverse art showcased

Trans and gender diverse artist group Myriad Collective brought the “Transpossible” performances and exhibition to Library at The Dock in May.

01 Jun 2017

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Long-term lease to be introduced

Developer Salta Properties is planning to introduce the first ever long-term lease residential tower to Docklands.

01 Jun 2017

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Where to dispose of your electronic waste

New e-waste bins have been installed at Library at The Dock.

01 Jun 2017

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Take the ferry to the Celtic festival

Docklanders can enjoy direct Port Phillip Ferries services from Docklands to Portarlington to visit the National Celtic Festival during the June long weekend.

01 Jun 2017

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Docklands is Beautiful