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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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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