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10 years on Image

10 years on

August 2008 Issue 34:
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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

Upcoming events in Docklands
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Docklander Image

Docklander

Water views work for local novelist
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Docklands Secrets Image

Docklands Secrets

Politician disrespects us
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Fashion Image

Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Health and Wellbeing Image

Health and Wellbeing

Winning at winter health and fitness
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Letters Image

Letters

Letters to the Editor
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New Businesses Image

New Businesses

NeoLemonade and Melbourne Cellar Door
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Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

OC discriminated against a disabled owner
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Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

Sooky Romeo loves the attention
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SkyPad Living Image

SkyPad Living

Vertical democracies
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Street Art Image

Street Art

A reactionary world
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We Live Here Image

We Live Here

One woman’s stand gets results
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What Women Want - With Abby Crawford Image

What Women Want - With Abby Crawford

It’s been an extraordinary month
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Edition - May 2018

Landlords shun short-stay rentals

What legislation and the courts couldn’t do, market forces are now starting to turn the tables on short-stay apartments in Docklands.

03 May 2018

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Three cheers for Stephanie

Docklands local of three years, Stephanie Davey, represented the country at her fourth Cheerleading World Championship in Florida at the end of last month.

03 May 2018

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May Social Club

The next Docklands Social Club night out is on Wednesday, May 9 from 7pm at Berth Restaurant, 45 NewQuay Promenade.

03 May 2018

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Bigger, better Firelight this year

Firelight will expand to include Victoria Harbour for its second year, after a review of last year’s festival overachieved in NewQuay.

03 May 2018

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State funds AFL for Etihad Stadium redevelopment

The AFL has been awarded state funding to redevelop Etihad Stadium as part of a half-a-billion-dollar deal to keep the grand final in Melbourne until 2057.

03 May 2018

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Claims of ill-health protect Doyle

By claiming ill-health, Robert Doyle looks like walking away from allegations of sexual assault and misconduct with a damaged reputation, but with no formal legal finding against him.

03 May 2018

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Docklands’ solar future

The future of Docklands could be solar according to the Australian PV Institute (APVI).

03 May 2018

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Funding for Docklands Primary School

Stage one of the new Docklands Primary School has been funded in this month’s state budget.

03 May 2018

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Forum reform: Opportunity or threat?

The Docklands community is being asked to grow up as the City of Melbourne winds down its involvement in the Docklands Community Forum (DCF).

03 May 2018

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Residents misled by City of Melbourne

The City of Melbourne has been caught out misleading residents but has justified using an incorrect statement as a use of a “standard phrase”.

03 May 2018

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Transpire at The Dock

Myriad Collective has partnered with the Victorian AIDS Council, City of Melbourne and Library at the Dock to showcase Myriad’s fifth annual IDAHOT exhibition: TRANSPIRE.

03 May 2018

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Makers Market for the changing season

Docklands was sad to see The District’s Blender Market wrap up after such a successful summer run, but a new market has just started an eight-week program.

03 May 2018

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Watergate claims dismissed

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) on April 20 struck out a series of conflict of interest allegations against the Watergate owners’ corporation (OC) and associated individuals.

03 May 2018

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New home for ‘Cow up a Tree’ sculpture

The iconic “Cow up a Tree” artwork on Harbour Esplanade is set to move to a new home just down the road – to the plaza opposite LaTrobe St.

03 May 2018

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Scribes in Esplanade shadows?

There are 19 streetlights currently not working on Harbour Esplanade between Bourke and Collins St, according to one local business owner’s count.

03 May 2018

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Mirvac Thinks Pink

In April Mirvac launched Melbourne’s first progressive marathon – where participants have two weeks to complete the championship distance at their own pace – in the name of charity.

03 May 2018

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Road project wants to help

West Gate Tunnel management has reached out to Docklands businesses, promising that construction holds significant opportunity for the local economy.

03 May 2018

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Melbourne Knowledge Week in Docklands

Melbourne Knowledge Week in Docklands

03 May 2018

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MAB hedges its bets in NewQuay

MAB Corporation has launched its latest mixed-use development in Docklands – the $130 million Escala.

03 May 2018

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Who needs a plastic bottle?

The District Docklands has recently unveiled two “O fountains” to help reduce the 118,000 tonnes of plastic drink bottles purchased in Australia each year.

03 May 2018

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Commercial milestone reached

A major milestone has been achieved in Docklands, with over one million square metres of commercial floor space delivered or under construction.

03 May 2018

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Docklands Art Collective – May wrap

Docklands Art Collective – May wrap

03 May 2018

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Cladding inspections funded in budget

$25 million in the Victorian Budget 2018/19 will be given to authorities in a bid to tackle combustible cladding found on 1400 buildings across the state.

03 May 2018

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Arrest for alleged robbery

Police arrested a man following an armed robbery at a Docklands business on April 18.

03 May 2018

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Big bird takes flight

Docklands’ “Bunjil” statue briefly took flight on April 28 but came to ground again just 12 metres from where it started.

03 May 2018

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Alma exhibit launched

State Veterans Affairs Minister, John Eren (centre) officially launched Alma Doepel’s “Soldiers at Sea” exhibition in Docklands on April 30.

03 May 2018

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Engin keeps on making good calls

During lunchbreaks, city workers head to Flagstaff Gardens and our local Docklands Sports Courts to play ball with Active Melbourne City Sports.

03 May 2018

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Masters of the seven seas

Dragon Masters, one of Docklands’ six dragon boating clubs, is accelerating in 2018 with tours to both Hungary and Canada.

03 May 2018

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Good behaviour bond for Richard Foster

Former Melbourne councillor Richard Foster has received a good behaviour bond for his role in Brooke Wandin’s unlawful candidate nomination in the 2016 council elections.

02 May 2018

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Gold “Porsche-un” for Niven

Kangan Institute’s Niven Tsing was awarded the Automotive Gold Medallion at the Class of 2017 Graduation and Awards ceremony on April 9.

02 May 2018

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Set sail for the Celtic Festival

Docklanders are well placed to take a direct and relaxing journey via ferry to next month’s National Celtic Festival at Portalington.

02 May 2018

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Candidates grilled on local issues

Docklanders had a chance to assess 11 lord mayoral candidates’ knowledge of local issues at the Community Boating Hub on April 30.

01 May 2018

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