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10 years on Image

10 years on

New Yarra’s Edge development takes shape
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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

Bricks and Clicks
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Docklander

Getting better with age
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Docklands Secrets

Secret solved: Docklands’ apocalyptic public art
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Fashion Image

Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Health and Wellbeing

Modern approach to musculoskeletal pain
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Letters

Tram no Metro - Bike danger
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New Businesses Image

New Businesses

Fear of the dentist? Fear not!
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Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

10-year caretakers’ agreements
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Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

College dropout turned street cleaner
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Precinct Perspectives

Precinct Perspective – Yarra’s Edge
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SkyPad Living

Vertical village voting
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Street Art Image

Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
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The District

Photography is a powerful medium
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We Live Here Image

We Live Here

State government follows UK lead on cladding
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What Women Want - With Abby Crawford Image

What Women Want - With Abby Crawford

Winter is for comfort, right?
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Runners descend on Docklands

Runners descend on Docklands Image

Thousands of runners passed through Docklands in the early stages of Run Melbourne’s half marathon on Sunday, July 28.

The 21.1km course started at the corner of Flinders and Elizabeth streets in the CBD, before runners hit Collins St and turned right onto Harbour Esplanade.

From here, competitors ran past Marvel Stadium all the way to Docklands Drive, where they turned left and did a loop of NewQuay.

Merging back onto Harbour Esplanade, runners ran back along the waterfront towards Victoria Harbour, eventually crossing the Yarra River at Webb Bridge, which represented the 5km mark.

After the Docklands section of the run, participants continued along Southbank and completed the rest of the run around the Botanical Gardens and sports precinct, before...

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Fox’s classic car collection moved out Image

Fox’s classic car collection moved out

By Sean Car Trucking giant Lindsay Fox’s classic car collection in the historic Queen’s Warehouse has been stored away for up to four years and the building left vacant, while remediation of the adjacent site takes place.
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Docklands Primary adds a kindergarten Image

Docklands Primary adds a kindergarten

A $10 million kindergarten addition to Docklands Primary School was announced on July 22 as part of the state government’s pledge to ditch “double drop-offs”.
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Station’s congestion headache

By Meg Hill Southern Cross Station’s congestion problems have continued to worsen as negotiations between the station’s private operator and the government have so far proved fruitless.
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The Lord Mayor is a Docklander Image

The Lord Mayor is a Docklander

By Sean Car Docklanders: Say hello to your newest neighbour … Lord Mayor Sally Capp!
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Government takes lead on cladding Image

Government takes lead on cladding

By Sean Car The state government ended years of speculation last month when it pledged $600 million of taxpayers’ money to remove high-risk cladding from apartment buildings.
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Council declares climate emergency Image

Council declares climate emergency

City of Melbourne councillors moved an urgent item of business last month by formally declaring a “climate and biodiversity emergency”.
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Edition - August 2019

Runners descend on Docklands

Thousands of runners passed through Docklands in the early stages of Run Melbourne’s half marathon on Sunday, July 28.

30 Jul 2019

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Fox’s classic car collection moved out

By Sean Car Trucking giant Lindsay Fox’s classic car collection in the historic Queen’s Warehouse has been stored away for up to four years and the building left vacant, while remediation of the adjacent site takes place.

30 Jul 2019

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The Lord Mayor is a Docklander

By Sean Car Docklanders: Say hello to your newest neighbour … Lord Mayor Sally Capp!

30 Jul 2019

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Cow move

The planned relocation of Cow up a Tree remains in discussions as part of Development Victoria’s (DV) major works around Marvel Stadium and Harbour Esplanade.

30 Jul 2019

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Ground-breaking Digital Harbour

Developer Poly Australia broke ground at its flagship development – and the first major tower in the Digital Harbour precinct – at 1000 La Trobe St on July 11.

30 Jul 2019

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Government takes lead on cladding

By Sean Car The state government ended years of speculation last month when it pledged $600 million of taxpayers’ money to remove high-risk cladding from apartment buildings.

30 Jul 2019

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Council declares climate emergency

City of Melbourne councillors moved an urgent item of business last month by formally declaring a “climate and biodiversity emergency”.

30 Jul 2019

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Docklands Primary adds a kindergarten

A $10 million kindergarten addition to Docklands Primary School was announced on July 22 as part of the state government’s pledge to ditch “double drop-offs”.

30 Jul 2019

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Second speed date

The Docklands Chamber of Commerce (DCC) will host its second speed networking event on August 21 after the success of its first instalment in June.

30 Jul 2019

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Mission to Seafarers reunited with history

No one ever thought to keep track of the trowel that laid the Mission to Seafarers’ (MtS) foundation stones in 1916.

30 Jul 2019

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Station’s congestion headache

By Meg Hill Southern Cross Station’s congestion problems have continued to worsen as negotiations between the station’s private operator and the government have so far proved fruitless.

30 Jul 2019

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Pop-up sculptures

Collins Square will host a passive exhibition from July 29 to August 16 featuring more than 50 original sculptures from the Association of Sculptures of Victoria.

30 Jul 2019

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Alma Doepel gala

By Sarah Bartlett Alma Doepel is holding its fourth annual Voyage of a Lifetime fundraising luncheon on August 16.

30 Jul 2019

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Open Alma!

By Sarah Bartlett Did you know that the Alma Doepel restoration is open on Tuesdays for historical and heritage tours of the 155-year-old Australian three masted topsail schooner?

30 Jul 2019

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Docklands cameos in new TV series

A new television series, which premiered on July 17 on Channel Ten, shows Docklands in a slightly different light through the lens of murder mysteries.

30 Jul 2019

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Calling out for language volunteers

The City of Melbourne is looking for English as a Second Language (ESL) volunteer teachers to start up conversation clubs at the Library at the Dock.

30 Jul 2019

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ACS opens

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) Victoria opened its new purpose-built 2000 sqm Docklands office at 839 Collins Street on July 25.

30 Jul 2019

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Loving our streets

By Janette Corcoran Docklands will soon have its own Love Our Street (LOS3008) group. LOS is the “off-beach” arm of Beach Patrol Australia – a volunteer organisation that helps keep the beaches of Melbourne clean.

30 Jul 2019

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Fun park closes after 10 years

Wonderland Junior Fun Park has closed its doors after a decade in Docklands, but will be reopening at Federation Square this September.

30 Jul 2019

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Welcome Quest!

Development Victoria (DV) has now officially opened the 221-apartment hotel Quest NewQuay after it opened its doors earlier this year.

30 Jul 2019

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Hundreds flock to Melbourne Quarter for Open House

Nearly 700 visitors descended on developer LendLease’s ground-breaking Melbourne Quarter development over the weekend of Jul 27 and 28 as part of Open House Melbourne.

30 Jul 2019

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Photography prize

By Sarah Bartlett This year the Australian Photographic Society (APS) has created a new award for photographers nationwide. The winners were announced at Docklands’ Magnet Galleries on July 4.

30 Jul 2019

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Understanding our geography

“When Europeans came here, they had a particular view of what the landscape was about. Part of that view was that swamps were of no particular value or, more accurately, that they were a source of disease.”

30 Jul 2019

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Orienteer Docklands

A new navigational and sports challenge is coming to Docklands on October 13 that promises to show hundreds of runners and walkers a new side of our suburb.

30 Jul 2019

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Delving into the Docklands archives

Docklands History Group will delve into the Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) on August 13 to survey the changing face of Docklands.

30 Jul 2019

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An “Enterprize” out of water

The Docklands-berthed tall ship Enterprize was sailed to Appleton Dock slipway last month and raised out of water for maintenance works for the first time in three years.

30 Jul 2019

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Maritime art on again at the Mission

Entries for the Mission to Seafarers annual ANL Maritime Art Prize and Exhibition close on August 30.

30 Jul 2019

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UFC to return to Docklands

Marvel Stadium is set to see record crowds flock to Docklands, with the return of the blockbuster Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on October 6.

30 Jul 2019

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Saluministi celebrates!

The team at Saluministi celebrated its third birthday last month.

30 Jul 2019

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Plans for Docklands sports club

Ron Barassi Snr Park could soon house Docklands’ newest sports club after a group of local volunteers assembled to form a club based on the park’s facilities.

30 Jul 2019

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Docklands is Beautiful