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10 years on

Yarra’s Edge is at last reconnected with the city
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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update

Mental health during times of COVID-19
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Docklander

Learning to fend in a foreign city
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Docklands Secrets

Conflicting speeds
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Chinese

商场开发计划 需要更多改进
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Critic

A vote for uncertainty
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Owners' Corporation Management

The top three benefits of virtual owners’ corporation meetings
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Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Health and Wellbeing

Get “Back on Track” this World Spine Day
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Letters

Docklands images
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History

A fleeting glance
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Housing All Australians

Housing vulnerable Australians means making tough choices
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Business

LivMate: the new technology helping a post-COVID Docklands
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Maritime

Opening up Melbourne’s waterways
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Pets Corner

Ty the adorable rescue
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SkyPad Living

Making residential living a council election priority
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Precinct Perspectives

Reactivating NewQuay will require a team effort
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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

Your local delicatessen has arrived!
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We Live Here

Short-stays will endanger COVID recovery
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Abby's Angle

Learning forgiveness through lockdown
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Editions
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Collins Square is the pick of Victoria

Collins Square is the pick of Victoria Image

Batman’s Hill’s thriving mixed-use precinct Collins Square has been acknowledged as Victoria’s best development of the year by the Property Council of Australia.

Owner and developer Walker Corporation has been awarded the coveted Rider Levett Bucknall Victorian Development of the Year award in what marks a significant vote of confidence in the growing Docklands precinct.

Spanning an entire city block, Collins Square incorporates five commercial office buildings, with more than 250,000 sqm of commercial space and 10,000 sqm of retail area.

The Property Council of Victoria’s executive director Cressida Wall said Collins Square was an “innovative” and “inspiring” precinct.

“Vibrant precincts drive investment, growth and productivity, and Collins Square...

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Two paddlers play it safe

There was an element of danger in the journey two young paddlers made across Victoria Harbour last month with 19-knot winds and one-metre waves predicted on the bay for the afternoon.
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Susan Riley calls time on council

After a decorated 15 years on council, which included being the first woman to ever be elected Deputy Lord Mayor of Melbourne, the much-loved Susan Riley has said farewell to Town Hall ahead of the October 24 elections.
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Stop “choking” us: Central Pier saga drags on

More than a year after Central Pier was shockingly evacuated and closed due to safety concerns, the director of the pier’s anchor tenant has vented his anger at Development Victoria’s (DV’s) continued lack of support for businesses.
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Docklands projects pinpointed to reactivate city

The reconstruction of Central Pier, urban renewal of E-Gate and the delivery of a tram link to Fishermans Bend have all been nominated as “priority infrastructure projects” when the city re-emerges from COVID-19.
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From little things, big things grow!

A letter to the editor of Docklands News published in last month’s edition has managed to make it all the way to Spain and back again!
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No support for “snorkel” apartments

The City of Melbourne has advised the Minister for Planning Richard Wynne that it doesn’t support current plans for a massive new tower in the heart of Docklands at 694-704 Collins St largely due to issues surrounding apartment designs.
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Edition - October 2020

Stop “choking” us: Central Pier saga drags on

More than a year after Central Pier was shockingly evacuated and closed due to safety concerns, the director of the pier’s anchor tenant has vented his anger at Development Victoria’s (DV’s) continued lack of support for businesses.

30 Sep 2020

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Sally Capp pledges resident panel

Docklands resident and incumbent Lord Mayor of Melbourne Sally Capp has told Docklands News that she is promising to provide a bigger voice for residents at the City of Melbourne if re-elected on October 24.

30 Sep 2020

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Docklands projects pinpointed to reactivate city

The reconstruction of Central Pier, urban renewal of E-Gate and the delivery of a tram link to Fishermans Bend have all been nominated as “priority infrastructure projects” when the city re-emerges from COVID-19.

30 Sep 2020

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Docklands Meet the Candidates event

Docklanders can meet their candidates for Lord Mayor at a virtual Zoom forum on October 7 beginning at 6pm and finishing at 7.30pm.

30 Sep 2020

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Locals front and centre in election pledge

Docklands resident Dr Janette Corcoran will lead a “Residents First” ticket into this month’s City of Melbourne election, looking to instil a balance between the needs of both locals and business.

30 Sep 2020

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Labor supports postcode 3007

An elected Phil Reed Labor team at the upcoming City of Melbourne council elections would support a push from within the Yarra’s Edge community to give the area its own unique identity.

30 Sep 2020

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Team Hakim to go in to bat for Docklands

A family ticket based in Docklands will contest the City of Melbourne elections to stand for an “intersectional community”.

30 Sep 2020

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School is almost here

Docklands Primary is well on its way, with construction nearing completion, expressions of interest open and teacher appointments being regularly announced.

30 Sep 2020

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Andrew Ward runs for council

Long-time Docklands resident and owner and operator of Push! Fitness Andrew Ward is running for the City of Melbourne at the upcoming election on October 24, in a bid to stand up for small businesses in the post-COVID era.

30 Sep 2020

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Local’s imaging of Victoria Harbour

On Wednesday, September 3, the DRG (Docklands Representative Group) hosted its second online forum. The topic was a locals’ imagining of Victoria Harbour.

30 Sep 2020

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Susan Riley calls time on council

After a decorated 15 years on council, which included being the first woman to ever be elected Deputy Lord Mayor of Melbourne, the much-loved Susan Riley has said farewell to Town Hall ahead of the October 24 elections.

30 Sep 2020

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District plans need more work

The City of Melbourne has invited the developers of The District Docklands AsheMorgan to revise its proposal for a new mixed-use development after councillors unanimously objected to a number of aspects of the plans last month.

30 Sep 2020

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No support for “snorkel” apartments

The City of Melbourne has advised the Minister for Planning Richard Wynne that it doesn’t support current plans for a massive new tower in the heart of Docklands at 694-704 Collins St largely due to issues surrounding apartment designs.

30 Sep 2020

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From little things, big things grow!

A letter to the editor of Docklands News published in last month’s edition has managed to make it all the way to Spain and back again!

30 Sep 2020

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Get on with Harbour Esplanade

Lord Mayoral hopeful Arron Wood said that, if elected, he would continue his strong advocacy for the upgrades of Harbour Esplanade and Central Pier.

30 Sep 2020

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Plans for old Convention Centre site move forward

A revision of Mirvac’s major development plans for the former Melbourne Convention Centre site has been unanimously endorsed by City of Melbourne councillors, but the developer wasn’t given everything it wanted.

30 Sep 2020

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Heritage restoration underway at North Wharf

Restoration of the heritage-listed Goods Shed 5 in Docklands began last month as part of developer Riverlee’s $500 million Seafarers project.

30 Sep 2020

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Council elections … here we go! All you need to know ...

With candidate preferences now submitted and the City of Melbourne officially in caretaker mode, voters can now meet the full field that’s in front of them ahead of the council elections on October 24.

30 Sep 2020

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Getting the dining formula right

Everyone in Melbourne is swapping stories about takeaway and the Hof Downtown is keeping up a steady delivery with a new dining app that reduces the cost from 35 to 2.9 per cent.

30 Sep 2020

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Alma fundraises against the clock

The restoration of one of Australia’s oldest tall ships, Alma Doepel, has been jeopardised after an expected donation was delayed at the last minute due to COVID-19.

30 Sep 2020

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Push for stricter sustainability standards

Developers would be subject to tighter environmental building standards under a new council plan to keep the City of Melbourne “competitive” while helping it reach zero net emissions by 2040.

30 Sep 2020

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Cladding coming off

Homeowners will be given an extra two years to pursue legal action against builders responsible for installing combustible cladding on their homes under legislation introduced to Victorian Parliament last month.

30 Sep 2020

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Stella Maris provides crucial support for stranded vessels

The Stella Maris Seafarers’ Centre (SMSC) might not be very well-known among Melbournians, but for seafarers on vessels arriving in the Port of Melbourne, it is a lifeline to the land.

30 Sep 2020

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Siren frustrates locked-down NewQuay residents

A loud and piercing siren has frustrated apartment-bound NewQuay residents in recent months, and it appears little can be done to stop it.

30 Sep 2020

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A giant step forward for Melbourne Quarter

The largest apartment tower to be developed and built by Docklands Lendlease in Australia reached practical completion in September.

30 Sep 2020

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Two paddlers play it safe

There was an element of danger in the journey two young paddlers made across Victoria Harbour last month with 19-knot winds and one-metre waves predicted on the bay for the afternoon.

30 Sep 2020

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Collins Square is the pick of Victoria

Batmans Hills thriving mixed-use precinct Collins Square has been acknowledged as Victorias best development of the year by the Property Council of Australia.

30 Sep 2020

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