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10 years on Image

10 years on

March 2009, Issue 40
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Away from the desk Image

Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update Image

Chamber update

The Summer Campaign
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Docklander

Mona’s enjoying her upside down life
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Docklands Secrets Image

Docklands Secrets

Politician disrespects us
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Fashion Image

Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Health and Wellbeing Image

Health and Wellbeing

Flexibility, mobility and wellbeing
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Letters Image

Letters

Well done Sam
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New Businesses Image

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 Image

SkyPad Living

Energy vulnerable vertical villages?
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Street Art Image

Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
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We Live Here Image

We Live Here

Cladding, short-stays and rooming
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Docklands secrets - November 2013

29 Oct 2013

Docklands secrets - November 2013 Image

Docklands has certainly been windy of late (perhaps even more than usual), but ANZ’s wind turbines haven’t been able to advantage of the blustery weather.

The six turbines sit atop the ANZ building on Collins St, turning in the wind and generating energy.

But for the past few months the turbines have been lying flat on the roof of the building, after a severe storm in July saw parts from one of the turbines break free and fall onto the street below.

“We have sent the damaged turbine back to the manufacturer in the UK to conduct a full investigation,” an ANZ spokesman said.

“The safety of our people and the community is our primary concern, so until we understand what happened all the turbines will be locked down.”

The five-metre tall turbines cost $100,000 each when they were installed on the roof of the building in 2009.

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