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Disconnect between council and residential strata

Disconnect between council and residential strata

February 28th, 2024 - Dr Janette Corcoran

In recent years, the landscape of Victoria, especially in Docklands, has been reshaped by the rise of strata-titled properties. Yet, despite their prevalence, there is a glaring lack of understanding within local council about how residential strata operates.

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Lithium-ion batteries in strata: webinar

January 31st, 2024 - Dr Janette Corcoran

The Owners’ Corporation Network (OCN) will host a free online webinar on Thursday, February 15 from 12pm to 1pm on the growing importance of rechargeable lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries to high-rise living.

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Radical retrofits

November 29th, 2023 - Dr Janette Corcoran

Ninety-nine percent of Docklanders reside in apartments, and a growing number of their residential buildings are fast approaching their two-decade mark.

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Neighbourhood policing: local safety committee

November 1st, 2023 - Docklands Representative Group

On Friday, October 20, 2023, Victoria Police hosted the quarterly meeting of the Local Safety Committee for Melbourne West and Melbourne North.

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RESILIENT Docklands

September 27th, 2023 - Docklands Representative Group

The City of Melbourne is currently working on a four-year initiative on community disaster resilience known as Prepare Melbourne. The stated aim is to engage and prepare residents and communities to enhance their resilience to hazards, disasters and the health impacts of climate change.

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Docklands Community Forum on safety and policing 

August 30th, 2023 - Docklands Representative Group

On Wednesday evening, August 9, the Docklands Representative Group (DRG) hosted a community forum on local policing in Docklands. 

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Docklands Community Forum on Safety

August 2nd, 2023 - Docklands Representative Group

The next Docklands Community Forum is on Wednesday, August 9 from 6.30pm to 8pm at the Library at the Dock Performance Space.

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Repair Café Docklands is back!

May 31st, 2023 - Docklands Representative Group

May saw the return of Docklands’ Repair Café in a new place with new partners!

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Big Build’s veloway to Docklands

May 3rd, 2023 - Docklands Representative Group

Most Docklanders would be more than aware of the plethora of major roadworks surrounding our neighbourhood – the “periodic/intermittent” road closures of Wurundjeri Way and the Footscray Rd “disruptions”.

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Planning issues are more widespread than ATET

March 29th, 2023 - Docklands Representative Group

ATET is merely the 2022 incarnation of the planning problems in Docklands.

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RESILIENT Docklands

RESILIENT Docklands

September 27th, 2023 - Docklands Representative Group
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Repair Café Docklands is back!

May 31st, 2023 - Docklands Representative Group
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