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10 years on

Goods Shed reaches for the stars and comes out green
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Away from the desk

The little bent tree
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Chamber update

Annual general meeting
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More than dodgy pylons under Central Pier
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Docklands Secrets

Conflicting speeds
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Fashion

Top five street style trends
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Health and Wellbeing

Looking after yourself
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New Businesses

Authentic Greek? Yassas please!
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Owners Corporation Law

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

First day at the office
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Precinct Perspectives

Community representation for NewQuay
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SkyPad Living

Neighbourhood Watch for vertical villages
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Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
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Sustainability

Making Docklands sustainable
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The District

Windows of The District Docklands
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Edition - February 2019

Corporate kids on the move

By Rhonda Dredge Parents are happily bringing their children to corporate offices at the ANZ, NAB and Latitude during school holidays, making the financial sector in Docklands a popular place to work.

31 Jan 2019

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Of love and the open sea

By Jessica Carrascalao Heard Love at first sight is rare, but that’s exactly how Melburnian Leanne Grant felt when she stepped on to her beloved boat “Caprice” for the first time.

31 Jan 2019

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New Quest to set the standard

Docklands has further cemented itself as Melbourne’s favourite place to stay with the opening of the 221-apartment Quest NewQuay.

31 Jan 2019

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Locals sign up for citizenship

Two locals became Australian citizens at a ceremony at Melbourne Town Hall on January 2

31 Jan 2019

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Central Pier repair works

Works to stabilise a substantial part of the main entrance to Central Pier is under way, after structural faults were discovered late last year.

31 Jan 2019

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Gong for Jackie

Melbourne councillor Jackie Watts has been awarded an Australia Day honour for services to local government and to the community.

31 Jan 2019

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Steve Irwin here for summer

By Jessica Carrascalao Heard Crowds gathered at Docklands over the summer break to visit Sea Shepherd’s recently-retired vessel, the “Steve Irwin”.

31 Jan 2019

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A different class of visitor

Two super-yachts, owned by billionaires and worth hundreds of millions of dollars, called Victoria Harbour home over January.

31 Jan 2019

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The journey of developing Docklands

By Julia Angove In the late 1990s, an ambitious urban planning student was studying Melbourne’s Docklands as a case study at university in Glasgow, Scotland.

31 Jan 2019

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Free outdoor cinemas this month

Two free outdoor cinemas will be operating in Docklands this month – both at Yarra’s Edge Point Park and Victoria Harbour’s Buluk Park.

31 Jan 2019

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Social club

The Docklands Social Club starts 2019 with dinner at Pok Pok in Bourke St on Tuesday, February 12.

31 Jan 2019

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The gondolier’s song

By Rhonda Dredge A gondola stands out among the yachts moored on the river, its dark archaic bow suggestive of pleasure, palaces and song.

31 Jan 2019

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Mourners denounce “coercive conversion”

About 160 people attended a memorial service at the Docklands library on Sunday, January 13 commemorating the first anniversary of the death of South Korean woman Ji In Gu.

31 Jan 2019

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Writing of the world, from the library

By Meg Hill Docklands library users fall into a few key groups – young children and students can be found in after-school workshops or studying in the quiet area.

31 Jan 2019

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Swan with a profile

By Rhonda Dredge Who am I? Swan L70 has stopped by the water’s edge to ponder this existential question while digging for grub at Australia Wharf.

31 Jan 2019

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New late-night trams for LaTrobe St

Visitors to Marvel Stadium, St Vincent’s Hospital and the State Library can now stay out later, with the rollout of a new late-night tram timetable for Route 30.

31 Jan 2019

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Local skater wins national title

At just 18, Docklands’ speed skater Joshua Kah has become one of Australia’s youngest national champions.

31 Jan 2019

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Memorable local Australia Day

Meron Hailemariam and her son Manuel were among the thousands in Docklands for Australia Day. The atmosphere was family-friendly and fireworks were impressive. Photo: John Tadigiri.

31 Jan 2019

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Lacrosse cladding is being replaced

By Meg Hill Work to remove flammable cladding on the Lacrosse building has started after more than four years of confusion and indecision.

31 Jan 2019

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The symbolism of the docks: James Pasakos’s depictions of Docklands

By Meg Hill James Pasakos grew up in Docklands before you could really grow up in Docklands, at least in the way kids grow up here today.

31 Jan 2019

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The Exchange in Retrospect

The Exchange at the Knowledge Market in Victoria Harbour is showcasing a selection of its projects in a retrospective exhibition.

31 Jan 2019

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Look at us now!

It’s been 29 years, but the change to Docklands is remarkable – as evidenced by the soon-to-be-released new version of The Melbourne Map.

31 Jan 2019

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Men’s Shed is looking for new members

Melbourne Men’s Shed in its sixth year is recruiting new members and is also keen to attract more women.

31 Jan 2019

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BreastScreen van comes to Docklands

From February 4 to 22, women over the age of 40 can get free breast screens – the best way to find cancer early and save lives.

31 Jan 2019

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Docklands Art Collective closes doors

By Meg Hill The Docklands Art Collective (DAC) had its last day of trading on January 25, two weeks after The District Docklands confirmed the artist residencies could no longer be kept available.

30 Jan 2019

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Chinese New Year comes to Docklands

By Jessica Carrascalao Heard Docklands is set to bring in the Year of the Pig with a bang, with events planned from the Melbourne Star to Victoria Promenade for the Chinese New Year Festival Melbourne 2019.

29 Jan 2019

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