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10 years on Image

10 years on

November 2008 Issue 37 - Goodbye Telstra Dome, hello Etihad
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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

The District is really coming to life
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Docklander Image

Docklander

The grand opera of life
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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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Letters Image

Letters

Letters to the Editor
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New Businesses Image

New Businesses

70 years later, family business still suits
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Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

There is something rotten in the State of Victoria
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Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

Cyberbuns in Docklands
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SkyPad Living Image

SkyPad Living

Survival, self-sufficiency and sustainability
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Street Art Image

Street Art

Giant new mural in Docklands
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We Live Here Image

We Live Here

We Live Here calls on all parties to disclose in full all donations from property developers and multinationals including Airbnb
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What Women Want - With Abby Crawford Image

What Women Want - With Abby Crawford

With a little help from my friends ...
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Edition - November 2018

Tram bridge is alive and well

It’s clear that the Yarra’s Edge tram bridge proposal is not going to figure as a state election issue, because no major party is prepared to sink the concept.

01 Nov 2018

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The NewQuay renaissance

If liquor licence applications are a measure of hospitality business confidence, then Docklands is experiencing a revival.

01 Nov 2018

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Melbourne Awards

Docklands organisations have been nominated for the 2018 Melbourne Awards, the city’s highest accolades.

01 Nov 2018

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Council wobbles on Australia Day

There are indications that the City of Melbourne is divided and unclear about the controversy over Australia Day celebrations on January 26.

01 Nov 2018

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Political wasteland

By Shane Scanlan Docklanders may not have noticed that there is a state election on November 24.

01 Nov 2018

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It’s all about the kids

Lord Mayor Sally Capp and Junior Lord Mayor Chloe Amalfi on October 19 celebrated Children’s Week by kicking off activities at the Melbourne Star.The wheel offered free “flights” for kids and conducted a number of activities.

01 Nov 2018

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Livin‘ in the 70s

This photo featured recently in a Living in the 70s exhibition at the Royal Historical Society of Victoria. It’s an aerial view of Swanson, Appleton and Victoria Docks and Railway Canal looking towards Melbourne’s CBD, c. 1970 [Courtesy Royal Historical Society of Victoria - PH-990045]

01 Nov 2018

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Scholarship for Kangan student

Amber Gabelich, apprentice vehicle spray painter at the Kangan Institute in Docklands, has won an $8000 scholarship to study in the United States.

01 Nov 2018

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Get social

Locals looking to meet fellow Docklanders are invited to Hooks on the Yarra (near the Webb Bridge at Yarra’s Edge on Tuesday, November 13.

01 Nov 2018

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Lendlease unveils new headquarters

Local Lendlease staff have joined their suburban colleagues at a consolidated campus at the new Melbourne Quarter development in Batman’s Hill.

01 Nov 2018

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2018 ANL Maritime Art Prize

This year’s ANL Maritime Art Prize has been awarded to Joni Dennis for her innovative work “Aye Aye Captain”, depicting the tenacious women sea captains in charge of container ships.

01 Nov 2018

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Elma at 80

Popular Docklands resident Elma Crosbie turned 80 last month, a milestone marked by many of her local friends.

01 Nov 2018

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New public mural

Docklands has some new public art, with a new mural by artist Rone being completed in Brentani Way within the Collins Square development.

01 Nov 2018

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Marina security dispute

Boat owners at NewQuay Marina are in dispute with management over the number of security cameras required.

01 Nov 2018

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Let’s get it right

After an exhaustive process, the Fishermans Bend Planning Review Panel’s report was released by the state government early October.

01 Nov 2018

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Journey through life

Deakin University Downtown Gallery in Docklands has joined with the Asylum Seekers Resource Centre (ASRC) to exhibit artworks by young people seeking asylum in Australia.

01 Nov 2018

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Mirvac’s final release

On October 20 Mirvac announced its third and final release of its waterside residences at Yarra’s Edge.

01 Nov 2018

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Musos come to play in Docklands

Thousand of music fans descended on The District Docklands on October 20 and 21 for the Docklands Blues Music Festival.

01 Nov 2018

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DAC WRAP

Find out what’s happening at the Docklands Art Collective over the next month.

01 Nov 2018

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A Marvellous makeover

The great “Marvel makeover” of Docklands Stadium was completed in October, but it took a lot of hard work to get there.

01 Nov 2018

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Game connections

“Downwell” is not a quiet game.

01 Nov 2018

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Business rejects tram bridge

The Fishermans Bend Business Forum (FBBF) has thrown its support behind the local push against the state government’s proposed Collins St tram bridge through Yarra’s Edge.

01 Nov 2018

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Running for the gold(en) brew

By Niccola Anthony A group of recreational runners, who also moonlight as beer enthusiasts, combined their two passions in a fun run around Docklands on October 18.

01 Nov 2018

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Catch up with Docklands on Instagram

For a great summary of the local community happenings, check out @Docklands_News on Instagram.

01 Nov 2018

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Nex{t} - The Exchange

The Exchange at Knowledge Market’s is having its end of semester exhibition, “nex(t)”, from November 2 to November 16.

31 Oct 2018

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