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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 - October 2011

Cadel Evans is here next month

Tour de France winner Cadel Evans is visiting Docklands next month for an afternoon of fund-raising cycling up and down NewQuay Promenade.

27 Sep 2011

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Melbourne award for Tony Arnel

Victorian Building and Plumbing Commissioner Tony Arnel was last month awarded the Melbourne Award for Contribution to Sustainability by an Individual.

27 Sep 2011

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Silent disco tackles a silent killer

A group of dancers performed a “silent disco” in Docklands on September 2 to raise awareness of ovarian cancer.

27 Sep 2011

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Ride to work and have brekky

Melbourne City Sports (MCS) is holding a community breakfast in Docklands this month for Ride to Work Day.

27 Sep 2011

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Docklands defies the financial gloom

Twenty tower cranes lining our skyline are a potent symbol of Docklands’ defiance of the gloomy global economic climate.

27 Sep 2011

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ING adopts pedal power

ING Real Estate Development, Harbour Town and Medibank Icehouse staff have been zipping around Docklands courtesy of their new Melbourne Bike Share memberships.

27 Sep 2011

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In Docklands, we prefer to walk to work

More people in Docklands walk to work than just about anywhere in the developed world.

27 Sep 2011

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Get ready for summer

Summer brings fun in the sun at Docklands.

27 Sep 2011

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Residents react to NewQuay plan

NewQuay residents are holding an open-air protest on October 6 against MAB Corporation’s plans to build a 15-storey hotel in the Waterfront City Piazza.

27 Sep 2011

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Reprieve for Harbour Town traders

Harbour Town traders avoided a serious financial blow last month when City of Melbourne councillors voted to continue to fund the Melbourne Tourist Shuttle.

27 Sep 2011

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Maritime artists compete for the big money

A record 112 artists are vying for the $15,000 first prize at the annual ANL Maritime Art Prize and Exhibition at the Mission to Seafarers this month.

27 Sep 2011

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No sense complaining about the future

Respected Destination Melbourne CEO Chris Buckingham had a positive message for Docklands businesses when he addressed them on September 20 – things will improve when we stop whinging.

27 Sep 2011

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Docklands Melbourne ... took all the trees and put them in a tree museum ...

I don’t get the lack of design and creativity in the Docklands streetscape, where 50,000 people walk, exercise, commute, eat and socialise ... or try to!

27 Sep 2011

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Ken Ong offended by attempt to limit voting

Malaysian-born Melbourne councillor Ken Ong took offence last month to an attempt to limit voting rights for newly-arrived Melburnians.

27 Sep 2011

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Northbank project announced

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle and Planning Minister Matthew Guy last month announced more bicycle connectivity for Docklands with a further piece of the incomplete puzzle around the Crowne Plaza building on Northbank.

27 Sep 2011

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Community garden speaks for itself

In the ultimate demonstration of why the site was unsuitable, fierce winds destroyed the shed and walls at Docklands’ temporary community garden on September 19.

27 Sep 2011

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Action pending on serviced apartments

The City of Melbourne is standing firm in its intention to stop residential apartments being rented for short-term accommodation.

27 Sep 2011

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Enterprize to call Docklands home

Docklands will be the new home for the tall ship Enterprize, which is a replica of the 19th century ship that brought the first European settlers to Melbourne in 1835.

27 Sep 2011

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No Safety Day for this year

Docklands’ popular Community Safety Day will not be held this year due to funding cuts.

27 Sep 2011

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Commercial vacancies rise

Commercial property vacancies in Docklands have risen 4.9 per cent since February.

27 Sep 2011

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The sounds of Docklands

Everyone knows how Docklands looks as art. But what does it sound like?

27 Sep 2011

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Connections were made at Etihad

Eighty Docklanders enjoyed some quality networking at the Docklands News Networking Lunch at Etihad Stadium on September 16.

27 Sep 2011

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A thirst for visionary leadership

“There is a thirst for visionary leadership,” claimed Peter Biggs, guest speaker at the third Just Leadership breakfast in Docklands on September 8.

27 Sep 2011

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Melbourne Ice goes back-to-back

Docklands’ own Melbourne Ice won the Goodall Cup for a second year in a row in early September.

27 Sep 2011

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Fringe Festival in Docklands

Looking for art, culture or perhaps a bit of fun? Look no further than Docklands.

27 Sep 2011

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Sculpture is back to its best

Reed Vessel is looking as good as new after restoration and repair work on the seven-year-old artwork took place earlier this year.

27 Sep 2011

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Admin for traders

NewQuay traders claiming a refund on precinct fees have been told to apply to VCAT as individuals.

27 Sep 2011

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ANZ art auction success

The 2011 Kaleidoscope charity art auction held at ANZ Centre on Tuesday, August 30 was a huge success.

27 Sep 2011

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Our criminal past is on our doorstep

Located on Docklands’ doorstep is the Victoria Police Museum, which brings Victoria’s criminal past back to life.

27 Sep 2011

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Docklands’ dogs have a day out

The dogs of Docklands had their own day out at Victoria Green on September 25.

27 Sep 2011

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20,000 visit ferry

Some 20,000 people flocked to Waterfront City on September 25 to inspect the newly-refurbished MV Queenscliff.

27 Sep 2011

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The place to be this summer

Docklands continues to innovate and has just produced Australia’s first indoor snowboard park.

27 Sep 2011

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Docklands is the home of the Renegades

Docklands has its very own cricket team.

27 Sep 2011

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Docklands is Beautiful