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10 years on

Melbourne Bike Share becomes Docklands Bike Share
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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update

Coming out of COVID-19
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Docklander

Moving across the world for Docklands
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Docklands Secrets

Conflicting speeds
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Chinese

滨海港区 预算菲薄
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Critic

A killer in Docklands
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Owners' Corporation Management

Performance-based alternative solutions the key to cheaper cladding replacement costs
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Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Health and Wellbeing

Warming up before exercise – why you really need to
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Letters

What I hate about Docklands
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History

(A sailor’s) Home is where the Hearth is
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Business

Anchor up at Yarra’s Edge’s newest cafe
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Owners Corporation Law

Keeping the lights on during COVID-19
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Maritime

Two steps forward and one step back
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Pets Corner

Ty the adorable rescue
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SkyPad Living

Coming out of COVID-19 with a silver lining
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Precinct Perspectives

Getting through COVID-19
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State MP

After COVID-19: do we want to go back to “normal”?
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Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
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Sustainability

How fast is fast fashion?
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The District

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

Short-stays in the aftermath of COVID-19
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Editions
August 09 Edition Cover

Businesses report good bookings

Businesses report good bookings Image

By Rhonda Dredge

Even though fear of COVID-19 is still gripping the community, businesses are adapting to the new health regime and are beginning to re-open.

ArtVo has re-opened at District Docklands with limited numbers in each viewing room.

The immersive gallery has a temperature gauge at the door and is providing four square metres for each person.

“We’re doing what we should,” PR Manager Lisa Oatham said. “A lot of people are fearful.”

She said there was a screen at the front desk to protect staff and they wouldn’t be able to help people take photos.

If you’ve got a cold or are mixing with someone who has a cold, “you shouldn’t be coming,” she said.

But the popular 3D gallery had already taken bookings in the lead-up to the school holidays.

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DRG hosts inaugural webinar on COVID Image

DRG hosts inaugural webinar on COVID

On the evening of Thursday, June 18, the Docklands Representative Group (DRG) hosted the Docklands Community Forum online as a webinar.
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AFL on-sells Docklands site Image

AFL on-sells Docklands site

A key piece of the Marvel Stadium precinct land has been offloaded by the AFL.
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Yarra’s Edge residents call for new postcode Image

Yarra’s Edge residents call for new postcode

A petition circulated by a group of Yarra’s Edge residents is building momentum south of the river in a bid to establish postcode 3007 for the precinct.
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New headquarters for Victoria Police Image

New headquarters for Victoria Police

A new Victoria Police Centre, dubbed the “heart and soul of policing in Victoria”, has opened at 311 Spencer St.
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The mission’s heritage is restored Image

The mission’s heritage is restored

The cherished heritage-listed Mission to Seafarers Victoria (MtSV) has re-emerged from a long period of renovations and renewal.
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Meet the new principal of Docklands Primary Image

Meet the new principal of Docklands Primary

The principal of Docklands Primary School was announced by Minister for Education James Merlino on June 24. Docklands News caught up with Docklands’ foundation principal – 35-year-old Adam Bright – to chat about the road ahead.
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Edition - July 2020

Hoon activity ramps up

Deputy Lord Mayor of Melbourne Arron Wood met with more than 50 Yarra’s Edge (YE) residents at Point Park on June 19 amid increasing trouble with hoon drivers in the precinct since the easing of COVID-19 restrictions.

01 Jul 2020

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Election jigsaw puzzle falling into place

A debate among City of Melbourne councillors over the state government’s proposed safe injecting room near Queen Victoria Market (QVM) on June 23 has potentially helped to answer a lot of questions about October’s local government elections.

01 Jul 2020

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Freckelton report to be released

The findings of a council report investigating claims of sexual misconduct by former Lord Mayor Robert Doyle will be made available to his accuser after Victoria Police dropped its investigation last month.

01 Jul 2020

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Meet the new principal of Docklands Primary

The principal of Docklands Primary School was announced by Minister for Education James Merlino on June 24. Docklands News caught up with Docklands’ foundation principal – 35-year-old Adam Bright – to chat about the road ahead.

01 Jul 2020

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The mission’s heritage is restored

The cherished heritage-listed Mission to Seafarers Victoria (MtSV) has re-emerged from a long period of renovations and renewal.

01 Jul 2020

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AFL on-sells Docklands site

A key piece of the Marvel Stadium precinct land has been offloaded by the AFL.

01 Jul 2020

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Yarra’s Edge residents call for new postcode

A petition circulated by a group of Yarra’s Edge residents is building momentum south of the river in a bid to establish postcode 3007 for the precinct.

01 Jul 2020

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Getting back on the bike

Docklands social enterprise and bike shop Good Cycles has been busy reopening from a lockdown experience that’s pushed Melburnians closer to the cycling world.

01 Jul 2020

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New Local Government Minister announced

Victorian Upper House Member for Eastern Metropolitan Shaun Leane was sworn in as the new Minister for Local Government on June 22.

01 Jul 2020

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Cladding fast track concerns

The state government has announced that its plan to fix flammable cladding will be fast-tracked, with the number of buildings rectified per year doubled.

01 Jul 2020

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Collins Wharf towers approved

A $291 million two-tower project by developer LendLease at 938 Collins St was approved by the state government last month as part of its efforts to fast-track development amid COVID-19.

01 Jul 2020

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Businesses use council grant to go digital

As coronavirus restrictions persist throughout Melbourne, Docklands businesses have been forced to leave the physical world and enter the digital one.

01 Jul 2020

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Too much rubbish!

Rubbish in Docklands’ waterways has remained an eyesore in recent months despite the lack of foot traffic and implementation of new technologies by the council.

01 Jul 2020

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New headquarters for Victoria Police

A new Victoria Police Centre, dubbed the “heart and soul of policing in Victoria”, has opened at 311 Spencer St.

01 Jul 2020

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Move to simplify apartment rules

The City of Melbourne has moved to overhaul its relationship with apartment dwellers after three months of the COVID-19 pandemic revealed weaknesses.

01 Jul 2020

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DRG hosts inaugural webinar on COVID

On the evening of Thursday, June 18, the Docklands Representative Group (DRG) hosted the Docklands Community Forum online as a webinar.

01 Jul 2020

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Businesses report good bookings

Even though fear of COVID-19 is still gripping the community, businesses are adapting to the new health regime and are beginning to re-open.

01 Jul 2020

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Honouring the unsung heroes of the pandemic

For every tale of hardship during the coronavirus pandemic, there has been another of kindness and selflessness.

01 Jul 2020

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Getting back to square one

For many retailers in Collins Square, the last few weeks of June provided a glimmer of hope after a tough period in lockdown.

01 Jul 2020

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Council goes into bat for Assange

The City of Melbourne will write to the Morrison government calling for it to intervene and uphold the human rights of WikiLeaks founder and former local resident Julian Assange.

01 Jul 2020

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