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10 years on

Council given more planning powers
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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Docklander

Lormier St towers get full makeover from Docklands’ “Foyer Queen”
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Docklands Secrets

Conflicting speeds
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Chinese

政府资助 受创商家
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Critic

A vote for uncertainty
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Owners' Corporation Management

Performance-based alternative solutions the key to cheaper cladding replacement costs
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Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Health and Wellbeing

Managing aches and pains
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Letters

Here’s an idea …
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History

A view to a hill (with an explosive secret)
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Housing All Australians

Housing All Australians – a new paradigm
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Business

Docklands Dental Studio becomes an industry leader
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Owners Corporation Law

VCAT declares that committees have the power to terminate an OC manager
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Maritime

Celebrating our Enterprize
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Pets Corner

Ty the adorable rescue
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SkyPad Living

Finally, vertical villages are on government’s radar – but is the focus right?
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Precinct Perspectives

Explore public art in Batman’s Hill
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State MP

After COVID-19: do we want to go back to “normal”?
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Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
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Sustainability

How fast is fast fashion?
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The District

Your local delicatessen has arrived!
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We Live Here

Stage 3 lockdown fines for short-stays
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Abby's Angle

Getting through lockdown 2.0
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Editions
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Edition - March 2020

Jumping for joy!

Yarra’s Edge resident and qualified dog trainer Diona Chu has some of the happiest clients in town, as three-year-old Beau demonstrated at Point Park last month.

26 Feb 2020

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Questions remain over sunlight

New legislation aimed at protecting inner-city parks from overshadowing has been amended to remove Docklands from its remit at the direction of the Minister for Planning Richard Wynne.

26 Feb 2020

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Event fees dropped to boost Docklands

The City of Melbourne has approved a plan to waive permit fees for public events in Docklands until the end of 2020 in an effort to counter the impact of Central Pier’s closure.

26 Feb 2020

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New council leader

The City of Melbourne has announced the appointment of a new general manager of strategy, planning and climate change.

26 Feb 2020

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Seabins switched off to protect ducks

Last month Docklands News reported the introduction of Seabins at Yarra’s Edge Marina, but the water-cleaning technology was switched off after ducklings were spotted in the area.

26 Feb 2020

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Think Pink unveiled at Yarra’s Edge

An exciting and warmly welcomed new asset to our local community, the Think Pink Foundation’s new Living Centre supporting people living with breast cancer was formally opened at Forge on February 18.

26 Feb 2020

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Local developments recognised

Collins Square and One Melbourne Quarter have recently been acknowledged by the Property Council of Australia as finalists in its 2020 innovation and excellence awards.

26 Feb 2020

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Alma another step closer

The Alma Doepel restoration project marked another important milestone last month after $18,000 was raised to help fund the completion of the historic tall ship’s hull.

26 Feb 2020

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Docklands is free of 15,000 cigarette butts!

By Dr Janette Corcoran On a sunny Sunday in February, over 60 Docklanders gathered outside Off With The Ferries Café.

26 Feb 2020

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New barrier design “well advanced”

The state government says the final design of a new permanent barrier on Latrobe St Bridge is edging closer to replacing the temporary fencing that has now been in place for nearly two years.

26 Feb 2020

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Community has its say on Laservision

The Docklands Chamber of Commerce (DCC) hosted two community engagement sessions at the Community Hub beside the Library at the Dock on February 19 and 20 on its plan to bring a permanent activation to Victoria Harbour.

26 Feb 2020

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Protecting nature in our city

Advertorial Did you know that the City of Melbourne is home to fluffy-pawed spiders, pobblebonk frogs and matchbox-sized microbats?

26 Feb 2020

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Needless new record set for declaring conflicts of interest

While former Federal sports minister Bridget McKenzie and City of Casey councillors put on a masterclass when it comes to failing to declare or act upon conflicts of interest, the City of Melbourne councillors have gone to the other extreme.

26 Feb 2020

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Celebrating our wonderful businesses

The Docklands Chamber of Commerce’s (DCC) inaugural Docklands Business Awards event on February 15 proved a major success.

26 Feb 2020

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Our forgotten future

By Jeff Gordon “I believe that the more you know about the past, the better you are prepared for the future”; not my words but those of President Theodore Roosevelt. And so it is for Docklands.

26 Feb 2020

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Simply the Quest!

The team at Quest NewQuay was in party mode in February having taken out two business awards in a matter of months.

26 Feb 2020

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Red bikes in as city retries cycle scheme

An Uber-owned company will deploy 400 electric bicycles onto Melbourne’s streets in March to fill the casual cycling void in the city.

26 Feb 2020

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EPA investigating reports of nasty smell

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is investigating reports from local Docklands residents of a nasty smell wafting across the Bolte Bridge.

26 Feb 2020

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Docklands’ landmark tech space

The Australian Computer Society (ACS), the professional society for Australia’s tech sector, opened a Victorian headquarters in Docklands mid-last year.

26 Feb 2020

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New skills, new friends: the Girl Guide experience in Docklands

As one of Australia’s newest units within a century-old institution, 1st Docklands Girl Guides are giving great opportunities for local girls to learn new skills, find new friends and build confidence in a team setting.

26 Feb 2020

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Harbour Lights film

Harbour Lights – Women with a Mission – 1914-1918 premiered at the Mission to Seafarers Victoria on February 26.

26 Feb 2020

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Rotary to host cabaret concert

The Rotary Club of Central Melbourne, which supports a Docklands branch, will present a special cabaret concert at the Library at the Dock on Saturday, March 7.

26 Feb 2020

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When the docks were a haven for the queer community

Before Docklands had a residential or business community, and even before the stadium was built, it became a place for those who wanted to escape society.

26 Feb 2020

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Mission renovations

Renovations are continuing at the Mission to Seafarers Victoria (MtSV) with the weather vane now back up on the roof!

26 Feb 2020

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Cities unite behind new climate targets

By Sean Car The City of Melbourne is following Sydney’s lead in adopting more ambitious targets to reduce its carbon emissions.

26 Feb 2020

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Docklands’ TEDx dose

TEDxDocklands returned for its fifth year on February 20 with a day of inspiring talks at the Library at the Dock.

26 Feb 2020

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Vintage at Magnet

Docklands’ Magnet Gallery is going from strength to strength.

26 Feb 2020

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New Celtic festival to launch at the Mission

A new festival dedicated to Celtic music and culture launching at the Mission to Seafarers Victoria (MtSV) on Saint Patrick’s Day will donate all ticket proceeds to the Mission and Rotary Bushfire Disaster Fund.

26 Feb 2020

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