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10 years on

Top yachts to compete at Docklands
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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update

Strategic goals for 2020
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Docklander

Dental saving kids in Timor Leste
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Docklands Secrets

Conflicting speeds
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Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Health and Wellbeing

Setting SMART goals for 2020
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Business

Best noodles close to work
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Owners Corporation Law

Embedded electricity networks are ripping off consumers
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Pets Corner

On the wild side
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Precinct Perspectives

Celebrate at Victoria Harbour
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SkyPad Living

Vertical dwelling is now mainstream
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Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
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Sustainability

A sustainable festive season
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The District

Supporting Kids Under Cover this Christmas
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We Live Here

Short-stay violence spurs action
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Abby's Angle

The symbolism of the arrow
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Wind pops window

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Thursday, November 21 saw record high wind across Melbourne and frequent emergency alerts. In Docklands, a window of a high-rise residential building almost fell crashing to the pavement.

Kristofor Lawson works in an office building on Docklands Drive. He said he walked outside in the morning to see a window dangling from the 22-storey Aqui Promenade.

“I saw all these fire trucks and police and looked up on the side of the building, which is residential, and there was a window dangling from the edge halfway up,” he said.

“Within two or three minutes it was pulled back in.”

“I was talking to one of the cops and she said that they were really lucky someone realised it was falling out with the crazy wind that day and was somehow able to prevent the...

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Wellbeing in a heating city

Advertorial by Meg Hill Melburnians look forward to summer every year, but for some groups within the community high temperatures can pose serious health risks.
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Call for upgrades to community garden

By David Schout The popular Docklands Community Garden says the time has come for proper infrastructure to support their 111-strong group of volunteers.
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Waterway without boats

By Jeff Gordon Imagine visiting a major capital city in Europe or Asia or North America and not being able to access the water, not being able to get on a boat and enjoy the city and its views from the water.
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More stories are being revealed

By Sue Dight It has been a busy time at the Mission to Seafarers Victoria (MtSV) and even with the scaffolding up all along the front of the building, activity is rife inside!
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Reflecting on 2019

By Janette Corcoran – Docklands Representative Group 2019 has been a year of experimentation for the Docklands Representative Group (DRG) where different formats and venues have been trialled.
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Heat mounts on Development Victoria

Development Victoria (DV) will submit its defence to the Federal Court on December 6 as a petition circulated by tenants of Central Pier attracts growing support from the community.
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Edition - Dec 19 - Jan 20

Keys to life

By John Tadigiri Eight-year-old Lim Ky has been playing keyboard for three-and-a-half years. He plays at the District every Sunday without fail, even when sick.

04 Dec 2019

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VCAT losing patience with short-stay operator

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has almost lost patience with local short-stay apartment operator Shivesh Kuksal.

04 Dec 2019

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Hoon sting

Melbourne Highway Patrol officers carried out a “large-scale” operation in Yarra’s Edge on November 30 targeting ongoing vehicle gatherings in the area.

04 Dec 2019

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Heat mounts on Development Victoria

Development Victoria (DV) will submit its defence to the Federal Court on December 6 as a petition circulated by tenants of Central Pier attracts growing support from the community.

04 Dec 2019

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Maiden voyage

Port Phillip Ferries’ new service, the Geelong Flyer began its twice-daily services between Docklands and Geelong on Monday, December 2.

04 Dec 2019

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Wellbeing in a heating city

Advertorial by Meg Hill Melburnians look forward to summer every year, but for some groups within the community high temperatures can pose serious health risks.

04 Dec 2019

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Leading job growth

By Aphrodite Feros-Fooke Docklands has experienced a 243 per cent employment increase in the past decade, the equivalent of 51,600 jobs, according to the City of Melbourne’s 2018 Census of Land Use and Employment (CLUE) released in November.

04 Dec 2019

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Waterway without boats

By Jeff Gordon Imagine visiting a major capital city in Europe or Asia or North America and not being able to access the water, not being able to get on a boat and enjoy the city and its views from the water.

04 Dec 2019

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Call for upgrades to community garden

By David Schout The popular Docklands Community Garden says the time has come for proper infrastructure to support their 111-strong group of volunteers.

04 Dec 2019

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A committee meeting to remember

As the nation collectively groaned over petty partisan finger pointing about bushfires and climate change in recent weeks, there was a political ray of light emanating from the Melbourne Town Hall.

04 Dec 2019

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Gateway to community services

By Meg Hill A new investment in Docklands aims to “fill the gaps” in community service for the growing community and its vulnerable.

04 Dec 2019

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Festival Hall on the market

Festival Hall is for sale – a year after the Heritage Council granted the iconic live music venue protection.

04 Dec 2019

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Poly’s public art contribution

Docklands’ public art initiative will continue with a contribution from Poly Australia’s 1000 La Trobe Street dedicated to the site’s industrial and rail history.

04 Dec 2019

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Trees removed

Five London plane trees have been removed to enable construction of a multi-level commercial development at 1000 La Trobe St.

04 Dec 2019

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Local mega mural

Melbourne street artists Kitt Bennett and Juddy Roller delivered an Australian first in large-scale public art at Lorimer St over October.

04 Dec 2019

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Fire at Digital Harbour

By Rhonda Dredge Drama struck the offices of Digital Harbour on a quiet Friday last month when a fire broke out in the shrubbery just after lunchtime.

04 Dec 2019

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Reflecting on 2019

By Janette Corcoran – Docklands Representative Group 2019 has been a year of experimentation for the Docklands Representative Group (DRG) where different formats and venues have been trialled.

04 Dec 2019

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Market Lane now open

Docklands ushered in a new era in fresh produce last month with the launch of Market Lane; The District Docklands’ new fresh food precinct.

04 Dec 2019

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Wind pops window

Thursday, November 21 saw record high wind across Melbourne and frequent emergency alerts. In Docklands, a window of a high-rise residential building almost fell crashing to the pavement.

04 Dec 2019

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Butt out Docklands!

By Janette Corcoran November saw over 30 Docklanders come together for another local street clean.

04 Dec 2019

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Rudolph comes to Docklands

By Aphrodite Feros-Fooke For the month of December Docklands will be home to an eight-metre-tall reindeer, a new addition to this year’s City of Melbourne Christmas Festival.

04 Dec 2019

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Cool down for summer

No matter the temperature outside, it’s always cool inside O’Brien Icehouse.

04 Dec 2019

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Elements Of Focus

Elements Of Focus is a very important project that brings together the two passions of Andrew Follows; motor cars and photography.

04 Dec 2019

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ArtVo is back!

Docklands’ famous immersive gallery reopened to the public on November 16.

04 Dec 2019

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More stories are being revealed

By Sue Dight It has been a busy time at the Mission to Seafarers Victoria (MtSV) and even with the scaffolding up all along the front of the building, activity is rife inside!

04 Dec 2019

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Marvel Stadium management change

By David Schout The AFL has announced a change to the management of Marvel Stadium, revealing it plans to integrate the stadium into its organisation within the next year.

04 Dec 2019

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Self-defence classes launched

By David Schout Fancy learning a new skill while exercising with other Docklands locals? The Hub on Harbour Esplanade may have just the answer.

04 Dec 2019

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Wizards unite!

Have you seen a dragon on the docks? A quaffle on the quay? A boggart on Bourke? How about a death eater in The District?

04 Dec 2019

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Our founding father

By Rhonda Dredge Artists had their troubles back in the days of Federation as they were conscripted into recording the public life of the new nation.

04 Dec 2019

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Voluntary housing fails

By Meg Hill The City of Melbourne last month called for state-wide mandatory affordable housing provisions, admitting the developer-incentive policy had not secured anything since it was adopted in 2014.

04 Dec 2019

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Cruising through life

By Rhonda Dredge Every time Judy or Brian Halsted go to the fridge they’re reminded of all the great times they’ve had on the oceans, cruising between continents and islands, befriending captains and staff and generally living a life of action.

04 Dec 2019

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Dragon boat festival returns in 2020

By David Schout After the resounding success of this year’s inaugural event, the Lunar New Year Dragon Boat Festival will return to Victoria Harbour in early 2020.

04 Dec 2019

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Sports club ready for a big 2020

By David Schout After recently celebrating its official launch, the newly-formed Docklands Sports Club (DSC) is readying itself for a huge 2020.

04 Dec 2019

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