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An interesting time for the NewQuay precinct

An interesting time for the NewQuay precinct

September 28th, 2022 - Docklands News

I’ve personally seen a small increase in foot traffic but it’s a different feel. We appear to have a lot more intrastate visitors and to be honest – a lot more quiet and respectable visitors than what was occurring directly after COVID.


Taking pride in Docklands

June 29th, 2022 - Tim Martin

I think it’s a fairly widely held opinion that Docklands is not what it could have been had developers not been dealt such a freewheeling hand.

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Big political changes

June 29th, 2022 - Keith Sutherland

There has been significant change politically since my last article with the Albanese Labor Government voted in with a huge vote for Teal Independents, a strong showing from The Greens and our federal MP for Macnamara Josh Burns pushed to retain his seat by local Greens candidate Steph Hodgins-May.

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What no plan means for the Docklands brand

June 1st, 2022 - Julian Smith

Every Docklands resident, particularly property owners, should be concerned about the chronic lack of a statutory Docklands vision. One that’s supported by a formal mandated development plan and timetable, with judicious oversight. In the absence of that, there are major implications for our uniquely convenient, city-edge lifestyle.

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Giving back to Docklands

March 31st, 2022 - Keith Sutherland

What a great initiative from City of Melbourne and the Docklands Chamber of Commerce to provide residents access to $100,000 to support local businesses in the Docklands precinct to get back on their feet after the devastating effects of COVID-19.

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Sunday in Victoria Harbour

March 2nd, 2022 - Stella Barber

Up to $15 available in local discounts … read on.

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Ode to Batman’s Hill

February 3rd, 2022 - Docklands News

Happy new year all. With life still not returned to normal there is not much happening around and about. 

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NewQuay promenade: a new food destination? Yes please!

December 1st, 2021 - Docklands News

If Melbourne has sister cities – Boston, Osaka and Thessaloniki are three – can suburbs have sister cities too?

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There is much happening

November 3rd, 2021 - Docklands News

Firstly, the Mirvac 43-storey Voyager complex is being completed and residents have started moving in, with 82 per cent of the building already sold.

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Earthquake shocks Victoria Harbour!

September 29th, 2021 - Docklands News

Just when Melburnians wondered what could possibly be next; after more than 250 days in lockdown, transport suspended to avert protests, the construction industry closing down, police confronting people for exercising in groups, and “COVID fatigue” being diagnosed as a genuine health issue, we are then hit with an earthquake of close to magnitude six. 

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