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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

Docklands Sunday Market
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Councillor Profile

The making of a Lord Mayor
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Docklander

Passionate about the community
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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

Work lunch box tips
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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

A siren song calling for fair play
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Pets Corner

Not a day to sit down
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SkyPad Living

Safe and secure in our vertical villages
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We Live Here

Flammable cladding: residents ignored
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Edition - November 2010

Police precincts for Docklands

A back-to-basics approach to policing, which will see police, businesses and community members join forces to fight crime, will soon be implemented in Docklands.

26 Oct 2010

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Conder access is still a sore point

VicUrban and MAB have proposed a possible resolution for access to NewQuay’s Conder building, but resident Warren Mills says it’s still not enough.

26 Oct 2010

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Book for next Networking Lunch

The final Docklands New Networking Lunch for the year will be held at the recently-opened Platform 28, on Friday, December 10.

26 Oct 2010

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Major Harbour Esplanade disruptions this month

Works to transform Harbour Esplanade are progressing well, with the tram works scheduled to finish this month.

26 Oct 2010

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Progress on NewQuay affordable rentals

The Victorian Housing Minister Richard Wynne and the Member for Melbourne Bronwyn Pike, visited the Mariner, NewQuay, on October 8 to inspect the construction progress on 85 affordable rental homes.

26 Oct 2010

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James Squire to reopen

Waterfront City’s James Squire Brewhouse is to reopen under the management of Lou Jovanovski’s Rivers Group.

26 Oct 2010

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Name change for studios

On October 11, Docklands-based Melbourne Central City Studios embraced its location and was re-branded as Docklands Studios Melbourne.

26 Oct 2010

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No news on liquor licences

The Liquor Licensing Commission is yet to make a ruling on two opposed Docklands applications.

26 Oct 2010

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Probus club to launch

A Probus Club for active retirees is launching at The Hub, 80 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands at 10.30am on Thursday, December 2.

26 Oct 2010

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Candidates’ pledges to Docklands

On October 21, state election candidates visited Docklands and spoke for 10 minutes about what they would do for the suburb if elected.

26 Oct 2010

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Before Flemington, there was Docklands

Melbourne celebrates 150 years of the Melbourne Cup this month and Flemington itself celebrated 170 years of racing last year, but it cannot lay claim to hosting the first official race in Melbourne – that honour goes to Docklands.

26 Oct 2010

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Enter the dragons

Chinese dragons were out in force in Docklands during October.

26 Oct 2010

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Nothing could rain on the Bank of Queensland’s parade

Harbour Town’s Bank of Queensland (BOQ) branch celebrated its official opening on October 6 with an Asian-inspired party at the branch.

26 Oct 2010

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Docklands Love

Docklands Love

26 Oct 2010

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VicUrban boss quits

Docklands’ top-ranking bureaucrat David Young has resigned from VicUrban.

26 Oct 2010

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Docklanders walk for a cure

About 100 people walked to help cure diabetes in Docklands on October 7.

26 Oct 2010

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All’s well that ends well

The best place to have a heart “turn” is right in front of your cardiologist – just ask Jack Joel who almost died at a function in Docklands on October 9.

26 Oct 2010

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Sustainable building for small business

A “little brother” is soon to join Victoria Harbour’s world-class array of sustainable commercial buildings.

26 Oct 2010

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Cartoonist wins art prize

Cartoonist David Rowe has swapped sketching for brushstrokes to take out the major prize in The Mission to Seafarers’ 2010 ANL Maritime Art Prize.

26 Oct 2010

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Green Zone - Driving the future

On October 5, I had the unique experience of driving one of the greenest cars in Australia past one of the nation’s greenest buildings.

26 Oct 2010

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Nice place ... great view!

English Rotary friendship exchange couple Marjorie and John Lowey were blown away by Melbourne Docklands during a brief stay last month.

26 Oct 2010

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Pedal pusher

Docklander Tara Adams is taking pedal pushing to new heights.

26 Oct 2010

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Meet the Candidates - Q&A

On October 21, the Docklands News hosted a “meet the candidates” night and heard what each candidate in this month’s state election would do for Docklands, if elected. Below, we present a summary of an hour-long question and answer session.

26 Oct 2010

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Stick ‘guru’ visits Docklands

Ice hockey’s world number one stick-handler and skills coach, American Sean Skinner, was in Docklands for a week in October to teach 25 Aussie kids a few tricks of the trade.

26 Oct 2010

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On yer bike Sean

Sean Sturrock (above) from Melbourne City Sports joined in the festivities on Wednesday, October 13 at the Ride to Work breakfast on the NAB forecourt.

26 Oct 2010

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Gridlock is THE issue in Docklands

Traffic management is emerging as the major state election issue for Docklanders.

25 Oct 2010

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Is this game over?

Lend Lease has fenced off the Serrata site in Bourke St in preparation for construction of the controversial residential tower.

25 Oct 2010

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Aussie athletes carve up the ice

Docklands’ newest sporting facility, The Medibank Icehouse, hosted the first Australian Ice Racing Short Track Speed Skating Championships in 20 years on October 1 and 2.

25 Oct 2010

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Nyirrpi kids skate the white magic

Fourteen kids from Nyirrpi School in the Northern Territory took to the ice on Monday, October 11 at The Medibank Icehouse as part a tour around Melbourne.

24 Oct 2010

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Vic Harbour parking woes

Small business owner Helen Pentaris says the lack of a loading zone in Docklands’ Collins St is costing her and others precious business and she desperately wants it fixed.

24 Oct 2010

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Docklands is Beautiful