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10 years on

July-August edition 2007
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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

Docklands Sunday Market
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Councillor Profile Image

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 Image

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 2011

Docklands is Beautiful

Docklanders, tell the world how beautiful our suburb is.

02 Nov 2011

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Riverside party impresses

Docklands hasn’t seen a party like this for a very long time.

02 Nov 2011

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Get close to Cadel

Victorians have a great chance to get close and personal with cycling hero Cadel Evans when he participates in Suit Up and Ride in Docklands on November 25.

02 Nov 2011

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Wow Cheryle

Life for Docklands real estate agent Cheryle Street took a quirky and unexpected turn last month when she married a federal member of parliament.

02 Nov 2011

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Car parking woes at Yarra’s Edge

Yarra’s Edge has gone from having the best public car parking in Docklands to arguably the worst following the closure last month of the public car park next to Tower 5.

02 Nov 2011

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Docklanders take to the promenade over NewQuay

Docklands experienced its first public protest meeting on October 6 with about 100 people gathering in the Waterfront City Piazza to protest MAB Corporation’s plans for NewQuay Central.

02 Nov 2011

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Survey results

About two thirds of Docklanders are opposed to MAB’s plans for NewQuay Central, according to the October Docklands News survey.

02 Nov 2011

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Review underway

The City of Melbourne’s electoral review is underway with a series of public sessions planned for this month.

02 Nov 2011

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Collins Square is the biggest

Docklands is currently home to Australia’s largest commercial mixed-use development.

02 Nov 2011

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Retail boom for Docklands

The City of Melbourne is expecting Docklands to lead retail growth over the next five years.

02 Nov 2011

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Pedestrian link upgrade

Places Victoria (formerly VicUrban) is in the process of implementing landscape and signage upgrades to improve the pedestrian experience between the Etihad Stadium car park entrance and Central Pier.

02 Nov 2011

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Council moves on apartment owners

The City of Melbourne has issued building orders to 26 owners of Watergate apartments being used for short-term accommodation.

02 Nov 2011

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Community spirit takes a hit

Docklands is getting a new community garden by the new year, but it hasn’t come without the pain of losing its first, temporary garden at Victoria Harbour.

02 Nov 2011

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Docklands loses a true believer

Docklands lost a special resident in September with the passing of 27-year-old Liam Paterson.

02 Nov 2011

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Sam says ‘give us time’

To suggest that Docklands suffers from a lack of planning is to suggest that we are looking at a finished product.

02 Nov 2011

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Back on the ice… and loving it

Docklander Sharon Hedley has returned to her childhood passion of figure skating after nearly 30 years and is blossoming from the experience.

02 Nov 2011

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Long haul for VCAT action

The NewQuay traders’ battle with MAB Corporation looks like being a long and protracted matter with a timeline being set which extends well into next year.

02 Nov 2011

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Docklands kids not welcome

Already without a primary school of their own, Docklands children are now likely to be zoned out of one of the closest government schools.

02 Nov 2011

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North Wharf building revealed

Asset1 WTC has revealed its intentions for a 14-storey commercial building between Flinders St and Shed 5 at North Wharf.

02 Nov 2011

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Love wins at art show

Love triumphed at this year’s ANL Maritime Art Prize with the winning entry going to a coded semaphore message summing up the exhibition’s theme.

02 Nov 2011

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VicUrban becomes Places Victoria

VicUrban has become Places Victoria and Sam Sangster has been appointed its CEO.

02 Nov 2011

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Design project lasts one week

A wind-mitigating, design project has been short-lived with Places Victoria (formerly VicUrban) removing the structure after it was vandalised within a week.

02 Nov 2011

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Happy birthday Platform 28

Platform 28 turned one last month and threw a party to thanks its most loyal patrons.

02 Nov 2011

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Sack Yarra Trams, says chamber

The Docklands Chamber of Commerce wants a new tram operator because it says Yarra Trams has failed the area.

02 Nov 2011

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Irish joke over ‘our’ cow

John Kelly’s ‘Cow up a Tree’ has caused a stir in Ireland where a local council has apparently paid €20,000 for the privilege of displaying a copy of the statue for 15 weeks to attract Christmas shoppers.

02 Nov 2011

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Dining out Jewish style

Dining out took on new meaning for Docklands’ Jews last month. It meant eating their meals in a temporary, tent-like structure known as a sukkah.

02 Nov 2011

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Seeing the bigger picture

Paul Doran is a regular customer at LATS Bakery-Cafe, in NewQuay. And his loyalty has paid off.

02 Nov 2011

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Cranking up a free brekky

More cyclists participated in Docklands’ Ride to Work Day than ever before with an estimated 400 taking advantage of a free breakfast and other activities on October 12.

02 Nov 2011

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Lunch places are scarce

Fewer than 20 places are left for the December Docklands News Networking Lunch.

02 Nov 2011

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History repeating

History repeated last month when historical figures James and Helen Gilbert came ashore in Docklands.

02 Nov 2011

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Brazilian jiu-jitsu is anyone’s game

Docklands is home to the world’s greatest sports. Football, soccer, cricket, ice hockey and now even Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

02 Nov 2011

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Pavilion takes shape

A temporary community pavilion is being built on the lowered wharf of Harbour Esplanade, near the intersection of LaTrobe St in Docklands.

02 Nov 2011

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Docklands is Beautiful