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10 years on

October 2008 Issue 36 - Water levels warning for Docklands
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Away from the desk Image

Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update

Visit Docklands – our brand-new website
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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

Running and walking for health and fitness
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Letters

Letters to the Editor
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New Businesses Image

New Businesses

Feel the vibe with great music
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Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

Electric vehicle charging and the rise of the machines
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Pets Corner

Cyberbuns in Docklands
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SkyPad Living

Ageing in vertical place
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Street Art Image

Street Art

New murals popping up everywhere
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We Live Here

Cladding – remove now, pay later?
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Edition - June 2018

State pushes on with tram bridge

By Shane Scanlan Detailed plans have emerged of the government’s proposed Yarra’s Edge tram bridge, in breach of a 2014 election promise.

30 May 2018

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Lord Mayor of Docklands

New Lord Mayor Sally Capp had already been sworn in, but couldn’t get the grin off her face when she visited Docklands in May.

30 May 2018

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Uncertainty over cladding is affecting apartment sales

By Shane Scanlan Docklands apartment owners are losing sales because of uncertainty surrounding cladding compliance.

30 May 2018

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CWA recruiting in Docklands

It might sounds incongruous, but the Country Women’s Association (CWA) is seeking new members in Docklands.

30 May 2018

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A very sad loss for Docklands

Docklands has lost its best restaurant with the closure of Bopha Devi after 13 years.

30 May 2018

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Rain, what rain?

May has been a great month for fishermen in Docklands, with reports of good snapper being caught in Victoria Harbour.

30 May 2018

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No funding for Harbour Esplanade

Harbour Esplanade again missed out in next year’s City of Melbourne draft budget, but finance chair Cr Arron Wood says he’ll advocate for funding so at least proper planning and designs can restart.

30 May 2018

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Lean budget scraps for Docklands

By David Schout The latest budget delivered by the City of Melbourne was a quiet one for Docklands, with a modest level of funding set aside for projects in the area.

29 May 2018

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Budgeting for more people

By David Schout The latest budget delivered by the City of Melbourne aims to tackle a level of population growth faster than the council has forecasted.

29 May 2018

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Yang surprises in poll

By Shane Scanlan The lord mayoral election was closely fought, with the biggest surprise being formerly unknown candidate Jennifer Yang getting to within 5000 votes of victory.

29 May 2018

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Urban fringe sports earmarked

Plans for urban recreation on the Bolte Precinct West site are on track, with Development Victoria calling for an Expression of Interest (EOI) to bring back to life a former 1950s shipping shed.

29 May 2018

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On the frontline of development

Watching the transformation of Docklands over the past eight years has instilled a sense of pride in Development Victoria’s Karen Cowden, who is on the development’s frontline.

29 May 2018

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Stadium crack down

Docklands Stadium management has vowed to ban patrons engaging in brawls.

29 May 2018

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Marvelous Docklands

A surprise announcement on May 24 earmarked a new epoch for Docklands’ Stadium with the multi-use ground to be known as Marvel Stadium as of September.

29 May 2018

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Firelight Festival

An explosive weekend of fireworks, food, music and fun is set to draw thousands to Docklands as the annual Firelight Festival returns bigger and better in 2018.

29 May 2018

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Paving the way for a market

By Emma Doherty The District Docklands is paving the way for culinary experiences with the launching of a new internationally-inspired marketplace.

29 May 2018

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Yogis will fly

On International Yoga Day – Thursday, June 21 – the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, will host a yoga class in each of its cabins.

29 May 2018

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Docklands arrest

Police arrested a man in Docklands on May 9 after a vehicle was earlier seen allegedly driving erratically through Laverton North.

29 May 2018

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New driver for the home straight

By Shane Scanlan Lendlease’s new Victoria Harbour project director Edward McAuliffe is one of the few who can truly say they were here at the beginning.

29 May 2018

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Restoration help needed

Docklands businesses have been called to help complete the restoration of the tall ship Alma Doepel.

29 May 2018

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Practicing what it preaches

By Stephanie Zhang The Heart Foundation leaders practiced what they preach on May 25 when they held “walking meetings” around Victoria Green.

29 May 2018

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Dump the tram bridge proposal

By Keith Sutherland Having read hundreds of reports and submissions to the Fishermans Bend Planning Review Panel, I haven’t seen any justification to proceed with a tram bridge across the Yarra River from Collins to Lorimer streets.

29 May 2018

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Bushfire Moon: A Genesis chapter

By Meg Hill Gary Groenewald spent three years building a boat in Docklands’ Wooden Boat Centre. He finished it a month ago.

29 May 2018

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Time for Lady Cutler to set sail

By Victoria Damos After 11 years, Jeff Gordon is selling the Lady Cutler, Melbourne’s showboat.

29 May 2018

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Students aim for excellence

Three students from Docklands’ Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) will next month compete in Sydney for the right to represent Australia in a trade skills competition.

29 May 2018

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The old guard says goodbye

By Meg Hill Three long-term members of the Docklands Community Forum’s (DCF) representative group are bidding farewell, having not put their names forward to stay on into the next phase.

29 May 2018

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Overwhelming response

The City of Melbourne has been overwhelmed with response from Docklanders wanting to get involved with the Docklands Community Forum.

29 May 2018

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Farewell and thanks for the service

Docklands is this month saying goodbye to Allan and Ronetta Cayzer after nearly 14 years management of Marina YE.

29 May 2018

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Social Docklanders

Social Docklanders were out in force on May 9 at Berth restaurant for the monthly Docklands Social Club event.

29 May 2018

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Docklanders at high tea

Docklands was well represented at the Lady Mayoress Committee’s high tea at the Windsor Hotel on May 14.

29 May 2018

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Tower 5 “tops out” at Collins Square

Walker Corporation has reached a major construction milestone at Collins Square, with the fifth and final commercial tower having “topped out".

29 May 2018

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The District Makers Market

The District Makers Market, Wharf Street Open Night 3.0 and more at Docklands Art Collective.

29 May 2018

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Rescue at NewQuay

By Kathryn Lewis A man was rescued from underneath NewQuay Promenade last month.

29 May 2018

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No Turning Back: “The Torch” at Downtown

Deakin Downtown is hosting a new exhibition: “No Turning Back – Artworks from The Torch”, until July 13.

28 May 2018

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