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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 - September 2019

Government surrenders to pier pressure

By Sean Car The sudden nature of Development Victoria’s (DV) highly risk-adverse decision-making process which led to shut down of Central Pier on August 28 continues to leave many scratching t

03 Sep 2019

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Sports club now official

By David Schout A group of Docklands residents have formed the area’s newest sports club, based out of Ron Barassi Snr Park.

03 Sep 2019

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Forum makes way for “Spring Clean”

By Sean Car The Docklands Representative Group’s (DRG) scheduled Community Forum on September 18 will not go ahead as planned. The DRG will instead stage an event for locals in partnership with the annual Spring Clean the City event on September 21.

03 Sep 2019

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Council’s call to action on waste

By Sean Car While local councils across the state continue working behind the scenes to resolve our recycling crisis, the City of Melbourne is encouraging its residents to play an active role in being part of the solution on waste.

03 Sep 2019

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Cladding discipline delays not a “bungle”

The state government’s disciplinary proceedings over the Lacrosse cladding fire are far from resolution.

03 Sep 2019

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Health fears for tunnel project

By Meg Hill The West Gate Tunnel Project has been embroiled in a new controversy that’s involved toxic chemicals being dug up in the soil around Docklands.

03 Sep 2019

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Webb Bridge to close for maintenance

Webb Bridge will close for three weeks this month as the City of Melbourne undertakes new water-proofing treatments.

03 Sep 2019

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Funding support for new ferry

The City of Greater Geelong has supported Port Phillip Ferries in taking its next step towards launching a new commuter ferry service between Docklands and Geelong.

03 Sep 2019

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Council creates special committee to progress new gambling policy

By Stephen Mayne Robert Doyle has been gone from Town Hall for more than 18 months but the impact of some of his decisions lives on – particularly in relation to conflicts of interest arising from campaign donations.

03 Sep 2019

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Police target hoons

Police from the Melbourne Highway Patrol say they are continuously patrolling the Lorimer St area where hoon motorists regularly gather.

03 Sep 2019

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Church returns to Docklands

By Sean Car Seven years on since making its name as the “Church in a Pub” at the former James Squire Brewery at NewQuay, the team at City on a Hill is bringing a weekly church service back to Docklands.

03 Sep 2019

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Council urge action on “forgotten waterway”

By David Schout Ambitious plans for the revitalisation of Moonee Ponds Creek have been signed off by the City of Melbourne, but the ball is now in the state government’s court.

03 Sep 2019

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Cladding agency has hands full

Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) anticipates the number of high-risk buildings in Victoria to climb from 406 to at least 1000 and for its rectification process to “test” the owners’ corporation (OC) model.

03 Sep 2019

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Mobility to be resolved

By Sarah Bartlett Mobility access will soon be restored at the Community Hub at The Dock following ongoing maintenance issues with the building’s lift.

03 Sep 2019

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$40K raised for Alma

Docklands’ beloved tall ship Alma Doepel is $40,000 closer to returning to wate

03 Sep 2019

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“Spring clean” Docklands!

By Janette Corcoran Last year, on a very wet Saturday, hundreds of volunteers from the 34 chapters of Beach Patrol and Love Our Streets undertook a mammoth litter clean-up in the CBD.

03 Sep 2019

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NewQuay keeps growing

MAB has submitted plans for its next residential development at NewQuay.

03 Sep 2019

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Towering proposal

Developer Cromwell Property Group has lodged a proposal for a $350 million, 55-storey mixed-use tower for 700 Collins St.

03 Sep 2019

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Herb’s plan to put Rotary on the map

Yarra’s Edge resident and long-time Rotarian Herb Greenwood is working on a bold plan to stage a big event at Bolte West Precinct on the banks of the Yarra River.

03 Sep 2019

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The Bolte marks 20 years over Docklands waters

By Alex Dalziel August 16 marked the 20th anniversary of the official opening of the Bolte Bridge.

03 Sep 2019

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Art outside the academy

By Rhonda Dredge People love being critical and the latest show at Deakin’s downtown gallery in Collins St encourages viewers to question the value of art as we know it.

03 Sep 2019

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Police centre tops out

Construction on the new Victoria Police Centre (VPC) reached a major milestone last month, with the final floor poured on the 40-storey Docklands building.

03 Sep 2019

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A part of Alma’s history returned

By Alex Dalziel The team of talented shipwrights working to restore the Alma Doepel at Victoria Harbour was gifted a number of treasures from the ship’s past last month.

03 Sep 2019

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Studios wrap up and start again

By Sarah Bartlett Docklands Studios is currently at a busy cross section having wrapped up production of hit US TV show Preacher and secured upcoming series Shantaram.

03 Sep 2019

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Going on at the Mission

By Sue Dight It is exciting times at the Mission to Seafarers.

03 Sep 2019

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Media moment for pier

By Rhonda Dredge Central Pier is the centre of life for several businesses and a 100-year-old heritage structure; one of the last of its kind in Docklands.

03 Sep 2019

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Fashion in Docklands

By Sarah Bartlett Collins Square will be one of six venues to host a Melbourne Fashion Week (MFW) capsule exhibition this September.

03 Sep 2019

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Community ties through sport

By David Schout The Hub on Harbour Esplanade remains one Docklands’ most visible facilities, and the YMCA believes it can become a focal point for community activity.

03 Sep 2019

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