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10 years on

Finally the fog lifts on South Wharf
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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update

Another great year
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Docklander

Hats off to you, Premier, but remember, we’ll all be watching …
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Docklands Secrets

Conflicting speeds
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Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Business

Golden Fleece enters a golden age
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Owners Corporation Law

New Owners’ Corporation Bill reads like a “favour for mates”
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Pets Corner

Odd couple enjoy waterside company
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Precinct Perspectives

Yarra’s Edge - Precinct Perspective
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SkyPad Living

The vertical commons
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Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
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Sustainability

Eat sustainably!
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The District

ArtVo returns with brand new art
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We Live Here

Proposed changes to the Owners’ Corporation Act
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Abby's Angle

The Silly Season
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Edition - November 2019

Good at reading customers

Good at reading customers

29 Oct 2019

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Docklands’ black hole for building plans

By Sean Car An historical administrative bungle between government agencies means that original building plans for any number of Docklands buildings may have either been “lost” or can’t be accessed, according to the City of Melbourne.

29 Oct 2019

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Harbour Esplanade

City of Melbourne CEO Justin Hanney has given hope to a release of the long-awaited Harbour Esplanade Masterplan by year’s end.

29 Oct 2019

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“It’s devastating”

By Sean Car Woolshed general manager Duncan Laidlaw was forced to say farewell to his staff last month, conceding that the uncertainty surrounding the future of Central Pier was just “too great.”

29 Oct 2019

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Towards zero-waste events

Advertorial by Sean Car The City of Melbourne is calling on the community to support its mission to make all of its events environmentally friendly.

29 Oct 2019

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2020 council elections – who is coming and who is going?

With the 2020 City of Melbourne elections now due in less than a year, it’s a reasonable question to ask: which of the current 11 councillors are running again?

29 Oct 2019

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Renewed push for maritime museum

Calls for a new maritime heritage museum in Docklands were heightened last month at the Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network’s (MMHN) inaugural annual general meeting (AGM).

29 Oct 2019

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Cladding Bill

The state government passed a Bill last month providing it with greater powers to chase “dodgy” builders for combustible cladding.

29 Oct 2019

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Docklands – the creative jewel of Victoria

Docklands became the home of a new Hollywood project and to the final piece in Victoria’s creative capital with a $46 million investment announced on October 19.

29 Oct 2019

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Chamber success

The Docklands Chamber of Commerce (DCC) recapped another strong year at its annual general meeting on October 22.

29 Oct 2019

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Woolworths unveiled

By Spencer Fowler Steen Woolworths opened to the community on October 9 at The District Docklands, further invigorating NewQuay with almost 100 new jobs.

29 Oct 2019

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Futuristic Docklands on display

By Ed McLeish Ever wondered what it would be like working in a Docklands building that hasn’t been built yet?

29 Oct 2019

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Updated waterfront city

The City of Melbourne has endorsed an up-scaled revamp of developments on both sides of The District, including the under-construction Marriott Hotel.

29 Oct 2019

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839 Collins opens

By Spencer Fowler Steen Victoria’s Harbour’s newest mixed-use building 839 Collins was officially opened in early October.

29 Oct 2019

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Mission prize draws international maritime art

Mission to Seafarers Victoria (MtSV) was adorned with an exhibition of ANL Maritime Art Prize entries over October with the winners announced on the opening night on October 3.

29 Oct 2019

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Kangan appoints new CEO

By Ed McLeish Bendigo Kangan Institute (BKI) has announced accomplished public sector executive and experienced government worker Sally Curtain as its new chief executive officer (CEO).

29 Oct 2019

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Council’s charged debate on child abuse

By Meg Hill The City of Melbourne passed a motion last month regarding the safety of children following a charged debate in response to comments by the archbishop of Melbourne that he would not comply with new mandatory reporting laws.

29 Oct 2019

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Loathing litter!

By Janette Corcoran LOS3008 held a second clean-up on Sunday, October 20 with more than 30 enthusiastic locals picking up over 12kg of rubbish – which, again, featured many, many cigarette butts!

29 Oct 2019

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Construction begins for Think Pink!

By Spencer Fowler Steen Construction has begun on a new living centre supporting individuals and families affected by breast cancer inside Forge at Yarra’s Edge.

29 Oct 2019

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Shipping for specialists

Some of the first specialist ships to take the journey from Australia to the Antarctic left from the Yarra River in the 1950s, just outside the Mission to Seafarers.

29 Oct 2019

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Mission makeover

By Neil Edwards AM - Mission to Seafarers Victoria Chairman The Mission to Seafarers Victoria (MtSV) building complex is undergoing its biggest makeover since opening in 1917.

29 Oct 2019

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Guess what’s back?

Docklands’ immersive art gallery ArtVo will return to The District this month.

29 Oct 2019

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Keeping up standards

By Rhonda Dredge If there’s a fire in a building or an emergency of some kind you need to know where the exit is quick smart and a fire hydrant must be handy as well.

29 Oct 2019

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Queues for Penguin charity sale

By Eleanor O’Connor – Penguin Random House The annual Penguin Random House charity book sale on October 24 in aid of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation was a huge success.

29 Oct 2019

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Sports club to launch

By Ed McLeish The Docklands Sports Club (DSC) will officially launch on November 24.

29 Oct 2019

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Extended free tram zone: Good move or bad?

By David Schout As state parliament considers the merit of extending the free tram zone, it appears people are split on whether free rides should extend beyond the CBD and Docklands.

29 Oct 2019

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From ship to shore

By Meg Hill When seafarers arrive at the Mission to Seafarers from the port they enter the side gate and “negotiate the narrow path along the edge of the small garden”.

29 Oct 2019

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Docklands business wins Governor’s award

A Docklands business has been acknowledged with a top honour by Victorian Governor Linda Dessau AC.

29 Oct 2019

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River’s monsters turned into art

Trash from the Yarra has been morphed into an artwork thanks to a group of young Melburnians who meet and plan in Docklands every Tuesday night.

29 Oct 2019

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Karwa Chauth celebrated

Karwa Chauth is a traditional Hindu festival where women fast from sunrise to moonrise for their husbands’ longevity and safety.

29 Oct 2019

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Competing against the world’s best

By Spencer Fowler Steen Dragon boat racing isn’t a sport many people have heard of. But here in Docklands, it’s the sport of choice for many masters athletes.

29 Oct 2019

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