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10 years on

Melbourne Water moving to Docklands
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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update

COVID-19 and the Chamber’s response
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Docklander

Empowering women locally and abroad
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Docklands Secrets

Conflicting speeds
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Chinese

零工经济的灰色区域
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Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Health and Wellbeing

Five strategies to get through coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Letters

Bring on the lasers
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Business

New offerings at The District Docklands Market Lane
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Owners Corporation Law

Social distancing in apartment blocks is hard to do, but necessary right now
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Maritime

Maritime matters
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Pets Corner

Adorable therapy
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Precinct Perspectives

A new perspective from Batman’s Hill
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SkyPad Living

A chair’s perspective of vertical living in COVID-19 times
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Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
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Sustainability

Sustainability in a pandemic world
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The District

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

We need a clear cladding policy – now!
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Abby's Angle

Slow down. The panic is coursing through all our veins
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About Us

The first Docklands Community News edition was published in 2003. Since then we have grown at the same speed as the Docklands, looking to serve the community in the best way possible.  In October 2009 we modified our name to be simply the Docklands News.

The Docklands News is printed monthly and 12,000 printed copies are distributed throughout the Docklands area as well as specific outlets in neighbouring suburbs.

The Docklands News was originally established by VicUrban, the Victorian Government's development agency, as a community building tool.  Today, it is privately owned and operated by Shane Scanlan and Sean Car.

It is our job to inform the community of events, news and changes that are evolving around the area. We are a trusted source of information for residents, workers and visitors within the Docklands.  We are the voice of Docklands.

During our seven years of publication there have been many significant changes in the area. There has been a total investment of $4.4 billion in the project so far, with the total amount estimated to be $10 billion by 2020. 

By 2020, the Melbourne Docklands area is expected to become the home of 20,000 people, workplace of 40,000 and the destination for 55,000 visitors per day. We intend to keep you up to date with all developments throughout this time.

Owners/Editors - Shane Scanlan and Sean Car.

Contributors -  Abby Crawford, Barabara Francis, Michael Lindell (cartoons), Bill Reid, Andrew Ward, Tom Bacon and Janette Corcoran.

Docklands News - Your community - Your newspaper