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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

Harbour Town is rebranding
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Councillor Profile Image

Councillor Profile

The making of a Lord Mayor
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Docklander Image

Docklander

Melbourne’s history through costumes
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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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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

Laughter, the key to working together
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Letters Image

Letters

Begging to differ
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New Businesses Image

New Businesses

Morgan Brooks & Tolhurst Druce Emerson
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Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

Not all liability policies are created equal
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Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

The very social Axl
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SkyPad Living Image

SkyPad Living

Activating vertical villages
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We Live Here Image

We Live Here

Short-stays behind property price pain
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Edition - November 2017

Zombie bridges are back

Docklands’ recurring nightmare bridges are back, with the release last month of the government’s Draft Fishermans Bend Framework.

06 Nov 2017

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Meet the $1 million tin shaker

It’s fair to say that Tony Comley is on a crusade for veterans’ welfare.

06 Nov 2017

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Chronology of a broken promise

Chronology of a broken promise

06 Nov 2017

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Framework provides a bright future

Sustainable integrated transport and tougher planning controls are at the heart of the State Government’s latest framework for Docklands’ future neighbour Fishermans Bend.

06 Nov 2017

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Lifeline for DCA

The Docklands Community Association (DCA) was revived at the last moment in October when it was looking like it had taken its last gasp.

06 Nov 2017

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Big gift to local charity

Docklands real estate agency Nelson Alexander has donated $10,000 to local charity The Big Umbrella.

06 Nov 2017

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Walk and discover art

A recently launched Harbourside Docklands Art Trail app encourages art lovers to explore the original public art in Docklands.

06 Nov 2017

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Rentals rise while prices falter

Despite low attendance rates and an increasing supply, rental prices in Docklands apartments continue to rise while property prices have stagnated.

06 Nov 2017

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A sneak peek at our primary school

Five months after the initial community consultation, the masterplan of Docklands’ primary school is now available to the public.

06 Nov 2017

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Dog sign mystery at Point Park

An unauthorised City of Melbourne dog off-leash sign at Point Park in Yarra’s Edge has made residents easy prey for council fines for letting their pooches off leash.

06 Nov 2017

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Laptops for Nepali schools

Docklander Ryan Saville visited Nepal last year to climb Mt Everest but came back with an idea to bring second-hand laptops to struggling Nepali schools.

06 Nov 2017

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Lord Mayor is on a mission

The City of Melbourne wants companies, entrepreneurs and business owners to take part in the 2018 Lord Mayor’s Business Mission to China and Japan.

06 Nov 2017

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Car park becoming supermarket

The company that owns and operates Harbour Town has applied to transform part of the eastern car park into a supermarket, food and retail area.

06 Nov 2017

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Ted wins art prize

Renowned watercolourist Ted Dansey has won this year’s ANL Maritime Art Award.

06 Nov 2017

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Review of Docklands Community Forum

The City of Melbourne is this month seeking local input into a review of the Docklands Community Forum (DCF).

06 Nov 2017

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The Magic Hour

After touring around Australia and most recently South Africa, acclaimed Indian theatre producer and actor Arjun Raina is bringing his popular The Magic Hour performance to Library at The Dock on November 10 and 11.

06 Nov 2017

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Sign up for Docklands Networking Lunch

The last Docklands Networking Lunch for 2017 is at Sassone Cucina Italiana on Friday, November 24.

06 Nov 2017

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Skates were made for moving

Dozens of skaters have adopted Docklands as the starting point for a weekly social skate.

06 Nov 2017

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IOU moves to Victoria Harbour

One of Docklands’ most notable artworks – the IOU sculpture – will this month have a new home at Water Plaza on Victoria Harbour Promenade.

06 Nov 2017

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Get social this month

This month’s Docklands Social Club event is at the Woolshed from 7pm on Tuesday, November 14.

06 Nov 2017

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NewQuay Promenade works update

The City of Melbourne expects to complete the conversion of the NewQuay timber boardwalk to bluestone this month.

05 Nov 2017

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Melbourne for Brazilians

When former Brazilian doctor Filipe Paiva came to Docklands 10 months ago, he soon noticed the disengagement between Brazilians and the local community.

05 Nov 2017

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Council supports final MQ tower

The third and final Melbourne Quarter tower received unanimous support from City of Melbourne councillors and has been referred to the Planning Minister for approval.

05 Nov 2017

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Artists market to re-launch

The famous Blender Studios, which moved from the CBD to Docklands in February, will hold its fifth Blender Artist Markets in The District (formerly Harbour Town) this month.

05 Nov 2017

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Come and meet a Docklander

After a successful trial in May, the City of Melbourne is proceeding with Docklands’ first Sunday Streets event on November 26.

05 Nov 2017

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What I love about Docklands

I have been away from my apartment in Docklands for three and a half weeks and have necessarily thought a great deal about what makes a place home.

05 Nov 2017

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Fresh paint drips in Docklands

If you have been hangin’ out in Waterfront City lately you may have noticed the gigantic new street art precinct unfolding.

05 Nov 2017

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Christmas fun for community

Christmas Community Day comes with loads of events to kick off the festive season.

05 Nov 2017

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Stadium blocks access

The Watergate building’s residents are angry that Etihad Stadium blocks local roads, denying them access during events – a situation the stadium blames on a contractor.

05 Nov 2017

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Bringing back memories through poetry

Yarra’s Edge resident Lori Fellows has recently published a poetry collection, The Wide Green Valley, taking inspirations from her childhood in the regional Victorian town Orbost.

05 Nov 2017

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Melbourne for Brazilians

When former Brazilian doctor Filipe Paiva came to Docklands 10 months ago, he soon noticed the disengagement between Brazilians and the local community.

02 Nov 2017

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Council supports final MQ tower

The third and final Melbourne Quarter tower received unanimous support from City of Melbourne councillors and has been referred to the Planning Minister for approval.

02 Nov 2017

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Artists market to re-launch

The famous Blender Studios, which moved from the CBD to Docklands in February, will hold its fifth Blender Artist Markets in The District (formerly Harbour Town) this month.

02 Nov 2017

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AMP signed for One Melbourne Quarter

Lendlease’s Melbourne Quarter project has secured finance giant AMP as one of its anchor tenants at One Melbourne Quarter.

02 Nov 2017

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Come and meet a Docklander

After a successful trial in May, the City of Melbourne is proceeding with Docklands’ first Sunday Streets event on November 26.

02 Nov 2017

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Ride to make smoothies

Hundreds of Melbournians who rode their bikes to work celebrated with an early morning power smoothie on Harbour Esplanade for Ride2Work Day on October 18.

02 Nov 2017

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Stadium fixing planning issue

Etihad Stadium management is in the process of rectifying planning issues Melbourne City Council had with its use of the concourse.

02 Nov 2017

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All about sustainability in Vic Harbour

Victoria Harbour’s residents, workers and visitors were recently treated to a public lecture at The Exchange at Knowledge Market.

02 Nov 2017

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Recording studio open

Library at the Docks has recently upgraded its recording studio and is now running induction sessions for the general public.

02 Nov 2017

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Lacrosse cladding dispute drags on

The decision on who should pay for the removal of combustible cladding on the Lacrosse building has been further delayed until late 2018.

02 Nov 2017

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Elite women share their inspiration

The Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League (AWIHL) summer season is underway at O’Brien Group Arena, with Melbourne Ice Women’s (MIW) team playing the Brisbane Goannas on October 28.

02 Nov 2017

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