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10 years on

March 2009, Issue 40
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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update

The Summer Campaign
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Docklander

Mona’s enjoying her upside down life
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Docklands Secrets

Politician disrespects us
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Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Health and Wellbeing

Flexibility, mobility and wellbeing
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Letters

Well done Sam
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New Businesses

70 years later, family business still suits
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Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

Boom, boom, bust and out -
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Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

She’s the boss, and I like it!
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SkyPad Living

Energy vulnerable vertical villages?
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Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
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We Live Here

Cladding, short-stays and rooming
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Docklands secrets - February 2014

11 Feb 2014

Docklands secrets - February 2014 Image

Repeat performance

In July last year, workers contracted by Places Victoria put up hoarding around the wharves near Central Pier, before the organisation started the process of rectifying the aging wharves.

The hoarding was erected, painted black and signs were posted to advertise Central Pier tenants who had been relatively hidden by the wall.

Last month, six months after it was initially put up, the hoarding was pulled down and then moved a just a few metres forward.

It was once again erected, was repainted and signs posted once again.

Like us, you might be wondering why the hoarding wasn’t put in the right spot in the first place? Why waste time and money on putting it in one spot, only to move it a few metres forward a short while later?

Docklands News understands that the part of Harbour Esplanade where the hoarding has now been placed actually falls under the City of Melbourne’s jurisdiction.

Places Victoria had wanted to put the hoarding there originally, but it took all this time to get permission to put it where it currently stands.

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