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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 Image

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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Letters to the Editor - July 2016

30 Jun 2016

On river speed limits

All Victorians should be concerned about reports that the Port of Melbourne Corporation may approve an increase in speed on the Yarra River for Port Phillip Ferries.

And Lord Mayor Robert Doyle should not indicate any pre-determined acceptance of the notion in his public utterances.

Only when it was almost complete, did CEO Mr Paul Little drop the bombshell that Yarra River speed limits are too slow for the sustained economic viability of the venture.

That a business person who would have (or at least should have) known all facets of the business to announce such a thing so late in development is a blatant exercise in elitist gamesmanship and corporate bullying.

Yarra River speeds should not be increased for anyone, and particularly not for a single entity who, if their own words are to be believed, mishandled a business development so poorly it would have been ranked a FAIL if submitted by a student doing Certificate 111 in Business Planning at the local TAFE.

Walter Ramsey

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