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NHL stars to descend on Docklands in nation-first

NHL stars to descend on Docklands in nation-first

May 3rd, 2023 - David Schout

Some of the world’s best ice hockey players will descend on Docklands in September, using the O’Brien Icehouse as a training base before two huge games at Rod Laver Arena.

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Docklands’ chance to showcase the padel craze

September 28th, 2022 - Docklands News

After only opening at the start of the year, Melbourne’s very first padel courts on Lorimer St have become the selected location for the final leg of the 2022 Australian Padel Tour.

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Afghan women’s team kicking goals on and off the pitch

August 31st, 2022 - David Schout

The Afghan Women’s Soccer Team, based out of Ron Barassi Snr Park in Docklands, is kicking goals both on and off the pitch.

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Local dragon boats join national pride paddle

August 31st, 2022 - David Schout

Two Docklands-based dragon boat clubs are set to support a nationwide pride initiative on September 10.

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A “special place” on the water: New dragon boat club brings survivors together

June 29th, 2022 - David Schout

Docklands’ newest dragon boat club has launched out of Victoria Harbour, and the team is made up entirely of breast cancer survivors and their supporters.

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Olympian and Docklands speed skater takes out Queen’s Birthday honour

June 29th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A six-time speed skating Winter Olympian and life member of the Docklands Demons Ice Racing Club has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday honours.

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Afghan women’s team make Docklands their home

June 1st, 2022 - David Schout

On a still autumn Sunday afternoon in late May, Melbourne’s sporting attention was primarily on the happenings at the MCG where traditional rivals Carlton and Collingwood played out a Round 11 thriller.

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Dragon boat festival back with a bang

March 2nd, 2022 - David Schout

After a year off due to COVID-19, the Lunar New Year Dragon Boat Festival returned with a bang in 2022, with more than 500 paddlers enjoying a big day of fun and competition on February 20.

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Padel by the water: Tennis craze comes to Docklands

February 3rd, 2022 - David Schout

Pitched as a smaller, social and easier-to-play version of tennis, “padel” is fast gaining popularity, and Melbourne’s first-ever club recently opened in Docklands.

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Sports club sees huge Auskick turnout, and prepares for competitive soccer

December 1st, 2021 - David Schout

Since returning from a COVID-19 hiatus in November, Docklands Sports Club (DSC) has kicked off a highly successful Auskick program and announced plans to launch a competitive junior soccer team in 2022.

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Tourists not yet stopping

Tourists not yet stopping

May 4th, 2011 - Docklands News
Unsustainable situation

Unsustainable situation

September 4th, 2015 - Docklands News
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