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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 - March 2011

Urban renewal is in the spotlight

The Planning Minister Matthew Guy received a lot of media attention last month for his vision to redevelop 200ha of light-industrial land in Port Melbourne.

01 Mar 2011

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Councillors want a review

Melbourne City councillors want a review of the way they are elected.

01 Mar 2011

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Don’t hem me in

Docklands is in danger of losing its open horizons and water views because planners seem afraid of open space.

01 Mar 2011

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$20,000 raised for flood victims

Docklands hit the dance floor on February 24 and, in the process, raised more than $20,000 for Queensland and Victorian flood victims.

01 Mar 2011

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New Docklands land release

VicUrban has found some more Docklands land to sell and is offering developers two hectares of mainly fresh air above Wurundjeri Way, between Collins St and Flinders St.

01 Mar 2011

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Docklands leads the way in commercial property

Melbourne commercial property vacancy rates are the toast of the nation and Docklands is leading the way.

01 Mar 2011

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Coco is the toast of the town

Barely bigger than her owner’s hands, 10-week-old puppy Coco was the toast of Docklands on February 20.

01 Mar 2011

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It’s crunch time for Docklands’ community garden

Docklanders are going to have to decide whether or not they want a community garden as sustainability group Urban Reforestation is no longer prepared to do it for them.

01 Mar 2011

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Land for library swap mooted

The City of Melbourne and VicUrban have proposed giving away public waterfront land to developers in exchange for building a Docklands library.

01 Mar 2011

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It’s cops on the docks

As the City of Melbourne takes a “back to basics” approach to policing, Sergeant Brett Clarkson and Acting Sergeant Kerrie Hicks have become the faces of policing in Docklands.

01 Mar 2011

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Harbour Esplanade redevelopment update

VicUrban says its Harbour Esplanade redevelopment is on schedule for completion by mid-2011, with most of the major infrastructure works expected to be completed by next month.

01 Mar 2011

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Docklands competition extended

It was such a great concept, that the Destination Docklands’ competition offering a trip to London was extended last month to allow more entries.

01 Mar 2011

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Team Icehouse are on their bikes

Staff and friends of Medibank Icehouse are calling on fellow bike-loving Docklanders to join their team in the upcoming Just Cycle Yarra Valley on Sunday, March 20.

01 Mar 2011

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Circus doesn’t bring joy to all

Permission to allow Circus Oz to erect an events tent on the Harbour Esplanade waterfront this month has at least one Docklander up in arms.

01 Mar 2011

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MAB’s final tower is its crowning glory

MAB Corporation has launched its final high-rise development in Docklands, a 600-apartment twin-tower complex to be known at The Quays.

01 Mar 2011

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Small business grants

The first round of applications for The City of Melbourne’s 2011-2012 small business grants has opened and Docklands businesses are encouraged to apply.

01 Mar 2011

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Pouring cold water on ferry idea

Passenger Boat Owners Association vice president Keith Rankin says a high-speed commuter ferry to Docklands is a bad idea.

01 Mar 2011

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Transport model sought for Dockland

VicUrban has tendered for consultants to prepare a Transport Model and Sustainable Transport Strategy for Docklands.

01 Mar 2011

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Music due to stop at Yarra’s Edge

Yarra’s Edge will lose its Sunday night free salsa dancing under a City of Melbourne plan to move the event to Waterfront City.

01 Mar 2011

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The dying art of letter posting

Docklands has lost a second street posting box within 12 months, with the removal of a box in Caravel Lane, NewQuay last month.

01 Mar 2011

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It’s the fashion time of year

Docklands will take centre stage this month with the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival (LMFF) hosting many of its events in our beautiful waterside suburb.

01 Mar 2011

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Where’s your bike?

You wouldn’t hold out much hope of getting your bicycle back if it was stolen right? But imagine getting it back before you even knew it was gone!

01 Mar 2011

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Your personal poem awaits

Docklands pop-poet Karl Bierl wants to compose a poem about you for a new book.

01 Mar 2011

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Even more Docklands for Ned

One lucky Docklands worker was fortunate to take-out first prize on February 22 in Rotary’s Docklands Experience Raffle winning over $2000 worth of prizes.

01 Mar 2011

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Finders Keepers returns

Following on from the success of its Melbourne debut last year, The Finders Keepers market will return to Docklands this month.

01 Mar 2011

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What’s up pussy cat?

What’s up pussy cat?

01 Mar 2011

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Yes, this is really Docklands

You could be forgiven for thinking this crowd shot was taken at the St Kilda Festival or a similarly popular

01 Mar 2011

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Artwork completed

Sculptor Mark Stoner has completed the installation of his ‘The River Runs Through It’ artwork at Collins Landing in Victoria Harbour.

01 Mar 2011

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South Australians buy into Docklands

Digital Harbour has sold the new Melbourne Water building at 990 LaTrobe St to the Motor Accident Commission of South Australia.

01 Mar 2011

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Docklands sees the light

Over the past six weeks Docklands has been the subject of intensive study by a class of interior design students from RMIT.

01 Mar 2011

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One tree for Docklands

Children attending this year’s Asian Pacific Children’s Convention in Japan were in Docklands last month to plant a tree (pictured below).

01 Mar 2011

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Our women are winners

The Melbourne Ice women’s team made history on February 27 by winning the Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League grand final at the Medibank Icehouse.

01 Mar 2011

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Long live the King

Multiple Elvises will descend on Docklands in August to kick off an inaugural Elvis Tribute Week Festival.

28 Feb 2011

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Kids take to the water

Docklands Yacht Club has an increased its junior memberships and has taken possession of its first pair of OziOpti kids boats.

28 Feb 2011

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Docklands is Beautiful