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10 years on

Little by little for Docklands Rotary
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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Docklander

There’s no place like Docklands
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Docklands Secrets

Hello Brindabella
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Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Health and Wellbeing

All good things must come to an end
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Letters

Call-out for residents in cladding affected buildings
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New Businesses

Ultimate Kitchens and Bathrooms; Eyes on Docklands; polepole
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Owners Corporation Law

OC chair wins $120k defamation payout
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Pets Corner

Training a guide dog
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SkyPad Living

High-density cycling
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Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
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We Live Here

Bill defects need to be fixed
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What Women Want - With Abby Crawford

Don’t be afraid to stop and have a little nap
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Alma is “framed out”

Alma is “framed out” Image

“Alma Doepel” restoration enthusiasts gathered to celebrate a significant milestone on May 2.

The small crowd heard some well-chosen words from those involved before witnessing shipwrights install the final piece of the 116-year-old vessel’s new frame.

Speaking at the “framing out” ceremony, Sail and Adventure restoration director Peter Harris said the final rib was the culmination of a four-year replacement program.

“Now we can start the planking and caulking stage,” he said.  “In just a year we hope to have the hull back in the water, and in just two years, the ship fitted out and re-rigged.”

The three-masted topsail schooner has been under restoration for eight years now here in Docklands at Shed 2 on North Wharf Rd.

Mr Harris dryly remarked...

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Skyfarm will be an “asset”

City of Melbourne councillors have assured Flinders Wharf residents they have nothing to fear from a 2000sqm “skyfarm” that has been approved for an adjacent car park rooftop at 671-701 Flinders St.
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More spark in Firelight this year

The Firelight festival returns to Docklands at the end of this month bigger and better than ever.
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Vantage points

Arthur Ted Powell has almost 100 sketchbooks of Melbourne’s development over the past decade.
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MAB continues to “do good stuff”

The Docklands neighbourhood continues to grow with residents moving into the newly-finished Elm and Stone apartment building in NewQuay.
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Not a quiet retirement

Many retirees finally find the time they’ve always wanted to put towards a hobby. Cheryl Loues has become the volunteer in charge of indoor plants at the Mission to Seafarers (MtS).
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What if Melbourne was underwater?

A Melbourne Knowledge Week (MKW) event posed the question “What if Melbourne was underwater?” To which the answer was given: it was, it is and it will be.
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Edition - June 2019

More spark in Firelight this year

The Firelight festival returns to Docklands at the end of this month bigger and better than ever.

29 May 2019

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Brightening up sick kids

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel was pleased to host the Starlight Children’s Foundation Extravaganza event on Saturday, May 4.

29 May 2019

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Alma is “framed out”

“Alma Doepel” restoration enthusiasts gathered to celebrate a significant milestone on May 2.

29 May 2019

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What if Melbourne was underwater?

A Melbourne Knowledge Week (MKW) event posed the question “What if Melbourne was underwater?” To which the answer was given: it was, it is and it will be.

29 May 2019

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Plans for vacant site set for release

A master plan for the remaining undeveloped land at The District Docklands will be released in June.

29 May 2019

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What Docklands means to me

After 12 years at the helm, Docklands News owner and editor Shane Scanlan is retiring. Here he reflects on that time.

29 May 2019

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A true man of Melbourne

As a 14-year resident of the CBD, our community can rest assured that the City of Melbourne’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Justin Hanney has its best interests at heart.

29 May 2019

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A Green gift

While Greens MP Adam Bandt is to be congratulated for tightening his grip on the seat of Melbourne, the result leaves many wondering why the major parties put forward such weak candidates.

29 May 2019

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Local services

Did you know that Collins Square is now offering a range of everyday services?

29 May 2019

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Vantage points

Arthur Ted Powell has almost 100 sketchbooks of Melbourne’s development over the past decade.

29 May 2019

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No money for Esplanade

The City of Melbourne’s recently-announced draft budget again failed to include funding for the long-awaited Harbour Esplanade upgrade.

29 May 2019

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Skyfarm will be an “asset”

City of Melbourne councillors have assured Flinders Wharf residents they have nothing to fear from a 2000sqm “skyfarm” that has been approved for an adjacent car park rooftop at 671-701 Flinders St.

29 May 2019

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MAB continues to “do good stuff”

The Docklands neighbourhood continues to grow with residents moving into the newly-finished Elm and Stone apartment building in NewQuay.

29 May 2019

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Central Pier rehab continues

A rehabilitation program to stabilise a section of Central Pier in Docklands is continuing, with work now focused on the structure under the pier deck, and around the pier edges.

29 May 2019

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Knowledge Market: The book!

Victoria Harbour’s Knowledge Market is the subject of a new book, which is being launched on June 6.

29 May 2019

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Not a quiet retirement

Many retirees finally find the time they’ve always wanted to put towards a hobby. Cheryl Loues has become the volunteer in charge of indoor plants at the Mission to Seafarers (MtS).

29 May 2019

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Liaison group vacancy

The West Gate Tunnel Authority (WGTA) wants Docklanders to apply to join a community liaison group.

29 May 2019

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Hoon activity continues

Despite the efforts of Yarra’s Edge residents, a group of car enthusiasts still continues to meet in Point Park Crescent, Docklands.

29 May 2019

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Facelift for mission

From July to October this year the Mission to Seafarers, on Flinders St, will be getting a facelift.

29 May 2019

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International ice hockey

While not the national teams, USA and Canada are facing off on the ice at O’Brien Icehouse in Docklands this month.

29 May 2019

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Burpies on Collins

Not all financial people sit around at lunchtime, plotting their next promotions or lurking by the docks with a smoke.

29 May 2019

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Docklands is Beautiful