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10 years on

Melbourne Water moving to Docklands
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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update

COVID-19 and the Chamber’s response
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Empowering women locally and abroad
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Docklands Secrets

Conflicting speeds
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零工经济的灰色区域
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Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Health and Wellbeing

Five strategies to get through coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Bring on the lasers
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Business

New offerings at The District Docklands Market Lane
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Owners Corporation Law

Social distancing in apartment blocks is hard to do, but necessary right now
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Maritime matters
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Pets Corner

Adorable therapy
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A new perspective from Batman’s Hill
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SkyPad Living

A chair’s perspective of vertical living in COVID-19 times
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Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
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Sustainability

Sustainability in a pandemic world
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The District

Eat your way through our most delicious hot spots
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We Live Here

We need a clear cladding policy – now!
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Abby's Angle

Slow down. The panic is coursing through all our veins
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George’s Good Friday

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By Tamara Clark

The District Docklands’ CEO George Karabatsos was one of a number of high-profile guests who participated in 3AW’s Neil Mitchell’s Good Friday Appeal fundraiser at Melbourne Star on Friday, March 6.

The District Docklands, with the help of guests, precinct partners and suppliers, helped raise $11,580 for the Royal Children’s Hospital, with $5000 of the total coming from the precinct’s owner Ashe Morgan.

“The District Docklands was delighted to be a part of Neil’s Wheel at Melbourne Star again this year,” Mr Karabatsos said. “When you bring so many Melburnians together to raise funds for children in need, the atmosphere is always electric.”

While this year’s Good Friday Appeal campaign will run differently to previous years as a...

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We’re still publishing

The uncertainty currently confronting our world is well understood and, like everyone, Docklands News is not immune to it.
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A different crisis for the worse off

When society grinds to a halt, events are cancelled, businesses shut and most of us head indoors to self-isolate, but what happens to our vulnerable?
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From the Mission to Seafarers

To all seafarers and port workers, the unsung and unknown frontline key workers for the movement of essential cargo to keep all countries’ wealth and health stay afloat during this extraordinary time. Thank you.
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Workers adjust to new regime

The quiet evacuation of Docklands’ workforce was completed by March 23, leaving construction sites, supermarkets and a few open cafes as the main signs of life in the suburb.
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Gig economy grey area

In November last year, food delivery drivers working for platforms like UberEats in the CBD were targeted in a Victoria Police traffic operation. Two hundred infringement notices were issued, with at least a quarter of offences relating to delivery bike users.
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We can still Love Our Street even when we are not allowed on them

We are now well used to reading the growing list of events cancelled due to COVID-19.
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Edition - April 2020

Docklands on pause amid uncertainty

As businesses close, workers clear and events cease, Docklands is bracing for an acutely uncertain 2020 amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

31 Mar 2020

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How the virus has hit Docklands

The Docklands community and economy are, like the rest of the world, wading through an unprecedented experience.

31 Mar 2020

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We’re still publishing

The uncertainty currently confronting our world is well understood and, like everyone, Docklands News is not immune to it.

31 Mar 2020

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Hoarding goes up

Permanent hoarding was installed by Development Victoria on March 12 around Central Pier to secure the now closed site.

31 Mar 2020

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We can still Love Our Street even when we are not allowed on them

We are now well used to reading the growing list of events cancelled due to COVID-19.

31 Mar 2020

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A different crisis for the worse off

When society grinds to a halt, events are cancelled, businesses shut and most of us head indoors to self-isolate, but what happens to our vulnerable?

31 Mar 2020

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Workers adjust to new regime

The quiet evacuation of Docklands’ workforce was completed by March 23, leaving construction sites, supermarkets and a few open cafes as the main signs of life in the suburb.

31 Mar 2020

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Council well placed to support battling businesses

At a time when small business is getting wiped out by the coronavirus, it was good to see City of Melbourne councillors nimbly come up with a $10 million support package at the committee meeting held on March 17.

31 Mar 2020

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Community isolation

Teja Sri Kaja decided to move to Docklands two years ago to be submerged into a new community.

31 Mar 2020

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From the Mission to Seafarers

To all seafarers and port workers, the unsung and unknown frontline key workers for the movement of essential cargo to keep all countries’ wealth and health stay afloat during this extraordinary time. Thank you.

31 Mar 2020

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Reality closes in on riverside community

Thursday, March 19 was a difficult day for Mel, even though the sun was shining, the water glistening and no-one in sight was wearing a face mask.

31 Mar 2020

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Stirring words from Channel 7

Just three weeks ago Channel 7 reporter Teegan Dolling was outside the County Court reporting on a culpable driving case.

31 Mar 2020

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20 years on from stadium’s frantic start

It’s 20 years since Docklands Stadium opened its doors, and while the ground has generated a fair share of controversies over the years, it remains a critical piece of Docklands furniture.

31 Mar 2020

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Gig economy grey area

In November last year, food delivery drivers working for platforms like UberEats in the CBD were targeted in a Victoria Police traffic operation. Two hundred infringement notices were issued, with at least a quarter of offences relating to delivery bike users.

31 Mar 2020

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Council slams state, federal inaction on housing crisis

City of Melbourne councillors have slammed upper tiers of government for a “disgraceful” response to the housing crisis and said “business as usual” would no longer cut it for the city.

31 Mar 2020

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George’s Good Friday

The District Docklands’ CEO George Karabatsos was one of a number of high-profile guests who participated in 3AW’s Neil Mitchell’s Good Friday Appeal fundraiser at Melbourne Star on Friday, March 6.

31 Mar 2020

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