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10 years on Image

10 years on

Issue 22, October – November 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

Volvo race is heading to Docklands
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Councillor Profile Image

Councillor Profile

The making of a Lord Mayor
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Docklander Image

Docklander

Life among the runaways
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Docklands Secrets Image

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 Image

Good News Bill

A journey through the past of Docklands
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Health and Wellbeing Image

Health and Wellbeing

Express workouts work
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Letters Image

Letters

Letter from John Thatcher
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New Businesses Image

New Businesses

Ear and Hearing & New Key
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Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

The times they are a-changin’
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Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

How spoiled are these dogs?
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SkyPad Living Image

SkyPad Living

Litter from the heavens
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We Live Here Image

We Live Here

A look back at what's been happening
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Edition - November 2015

Local waterways reform in tatters

An agreement to reform the governance of Docklands’ waterways spectacularly collapsed last month.

29 Oct 2015

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Classic cars line the harbour

Docklands was a car lover’s paradise last month when the annual Tour Classica departed from NewQuay.

29 Oct 2015

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Watergate OC lodges appeal

The Watergate Owners’ Corporation (OC) has lodged a Supreme Court appeal against the VCAT decision that found it did not have the power to make rules prohibiting short-stays.

29 Oct 2015

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Social Club is a hit

Docklands Social Club returned with a bang with about 20 local people catching up at the Nixon Hotel on October 14.

29 Oct 2015

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Street cred for Docklands

Adding to an already extensive collection of public art, the Docklands area is now the proud owner of a piece by internationally-renowned street artist, Rone.

29 Oct 2015

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Wharf rebuild

Places Victoria expects to begin rebuilding wharves along Harbour Esplanade in the first half of next year.

29 Oct 2015

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Lighting the way

The Watergate building has boosted its green credentials, completing the installation of LED lights in all common areas.

29 Oct 2015

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E-Gate stalls

The E-Gate project appears to have stalled, with the State Government yet to select, or even shortlist, developers to construct the new suburb to our immediate north.

29 Oct 2015

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River crossing could mean more cars

Plans for a new river crossing could mean thousands more cars on Docklands’ roads.

29 Oct 2015

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Celebrating maritime art

Maritime art from around Australia will be on show in Docklands this month when the Mission to Seafarers’ Maritime Art Awards and Exhibition opens.

29 Oct 2015

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Final lunch approaches

The last Docklands Networking Lunch for 2015 is on this month, so get in quick to reserve your seat.

29 Oct 2015

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Local school approved

Docklands families will have a local school option after Melbourne councillors last month approved a proposal for a vertical school on King St.

29 Oct 2015

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Rediscovering the Docks

In the 90s Docklands was seen as an abandoned industrial wasteland, devoid of culture and identity: that was until the rise of Melbourne’s underground rave scene.

29 Oct 2015

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Ron Barassi Snr Park now open

Docklanders now have a place to kick the footy, share a barbecue and take their kids to play after Ron Barassi Snr Park was officially opened last month.

29 Oct 2015

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Demolition to begin

Demolition of some of Docklands’ last remaining wharves will soon begin.

29 Oct 2015

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Seniors celebrate in Docklands

Local and visiting seniors had the chance to explore Docklands last month during the Docklands Seniors Festival.

29 Oct 2015

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Project for Wattle team

The team behind the restoration of Steam Tug Wattle will soon begin a new project, but they are unsure whether it will take place in Docklands.

29 Oct 2015

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A fond farewell to Docklands

Michele Anderson sips her latte in a cafe along NewQuay Promenade for one of her last times as a Docklands resident.

29 Oct 2015

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Committee to be dissolved

Docklands will no longer receive special financial reporting after the Docklands Co-ordination Committee (DCC) is officially dissolved this month.

29 Oct 2015

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A different kind of Docklands

As we await Harbour Esplanade’s redevelopment, a group of students from RMIT have imagined alternative futures for the public space.

29 Oct 2015

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High drowning risk

Life Saving Victoria is completing a risk assessment of the Melbourne section of the Yarra River, including Docklands, after a report found it had the highest frequency of inland drowning incidents in Victoria.

29 Oct 2015

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Alma Doepel fundraising update

It’s been a busy month for the Alma Doepel restoration team, with two professional shipwrights currently working full-time on the project.

29 Oct 2015

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Chamber AGM

The Docklands Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) this month.

29 Oct 2015

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Solve the puzzle and win a prize

Welcome back to a new instalment in Docklands News, where you’ll have the chance to win some wonderful prizes.

29 Oct 2015

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Speedway thrills at Etihad

After an intense set of rounds, the 2015 FIM Speedway World Champion was crowned in Docklands on October 24.

29 Oct 2015

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Local paddler recognised

Local dragon boater Johnny Golino was recognised for his years of service last month, receiving the Melbourne Flames’ first life membership.

29 Oct 2015

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Owners ordered to replace cladding

Some 400 Lacrosse apartment owners have been ordered to replace the non-compliant cladding which covers their building.

29 Oct 2015

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Local developer awarded

Mohan Du has been awarded the API’s ‘Young Achiever of the Year’ in Victoria, for his work in Capital Alliance Investment Group.

28 Oct 2015

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