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Docklands News e-version

May 2020 eNews

Hi all,

Docklands News remains open and publishing. Below you can find all stories and contributions that made up the May 2020 edition.
If you prefer reading the newspaper layout you can download a pdf version here: DN163.pdf
As always, all reader contributions are welcome.
Until next month, stay safe and happy reading!

Regards, Sean Car
Editor, Docklands News

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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Marvel Stadium plans imminent
Long-awaited plans for the $225 million redevelopment of Marvel Stadium and surrounding precinct in Docklands are expected to be released soon, after the state government reaffirmed its financial commitment to the AFL.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Council “drags the anchor” on berthing relief in Docklands
Commercial boat operators in Victoria Harbour are pushing the City of Melbourne to provide 100 per cent berthing relief for their businesses, with many already closing due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

A short-stay “apocalypse”
The rental market in Docklands is flooded due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic collapsing the short-stay market, according to real estate agents and short-stay operators.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

A message from the Lord Mayor
As we adjust to a radically different way of life, Melbourne must remain a caring city that lends a helping hand during tough times. We know this is an extremely stressful situation for most people and looking after those most at risk has never been more important.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Virtual business summit provides important boost
The City of Melbourne’s online virtual business summit on April 16 has provided valuable support to many of the city’s businesses struggling due to the coronavirus.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Firelight Festival cancelled
The City of Melbourne announced its decision to cancel the 2020 Firelight Festival to protect public health on April 17.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Craft brewery produces hand sanitiser
An independent Docklands craft brewery has joined the fight against COVID-19 – by reorganising production to make hand sanitiser.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Supporting our city businesses
Melbourne businesses are the lifeblood of the city, and the City of Melbourne is offering services to help support businesses affected by COVID-19.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

A dawn service to remember
In keeping with RSL Victoria recommendations and observing ANZAC Day 2020 from the home, the Docklands Chamber of Commerce (DCC) hosted two commemorations in Docklands on April 25.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Harbour pollution swells with high rainfall: Council
Melbourne’s wettest start to the year in over a century has had an adverse effect on Docklands’ waterways, as debris and other pollutants continues to swell into Victoria Harbour.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Councils granted extra time for budgets
The state government has extended the deadline for council budgets and annual reporting due to the impacts of COVID-19.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Lord Mayor reaches out
Lord Mayor Sally Capp held two meetings with all resident and precinct groups in the municipality on Friday, April 24, in an effort to ensure the City the Melbourne stays across local issues amid the coronavirus crisis.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Forge sells out
Following a Victorian-first Australian Apartment Advocacy (AAA) trial, the final apartment in Yarra’s Edge developer Mirvac’s Forge tower was sold in March.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

District foodies adapt
A growing list of Docklands businesses are adapting their operations to our lockdown restrictions instead of closing their doors.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Leading under lockdown
As some organisations struggle to keep connected during the coronavirus pandemic, 1st Docklands Girl Guides are leading the way after moving weekly sessions online.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Council extends construction hours
The City of Melbourne has temporarily adjusted the management of construction activity in “certain cases” in the municipality in a bid to fast-track construction projects, save jobs and help limit the economic impact of coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Saluministi adjusts for Docklanders
There is no doubting the customary buzz of activity in Docklands has long since left following the implementation of staged coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions.
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Wednesday, 29 April 2020

City of online literature
The CBD and surrounds is defined in part by its public libraries, with Melbourne listed as a UNESCO City of Literature. There is something iconic, and unique, about the State Library of Victoria, the City Library, Boyd and the Library at the Dock.
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Thursday, 30 April 2020

Docklander
A staunch Docklander
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Thursday, 30 April 2020

Businesses in Docklands
Something fishy from The Espressionist
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Thursday, 30 April 2020

Precinct Perspective
More time to connect
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Thursday, 30 April 2020

Owners’ Corporation Law
Performance-based alternative solutions the key to cheaper cladding replacement costs
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Thursday, 30 April 2020

Abby’s Angle
The world is a battlefield. Fight, but without exception, choose kindness
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Thursday, 30 April 2020

Chamber Update
COVID-19 and Docklands businesses
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Thursday, 30 April 2020

We Live Here
Microorganism dismantles Airbnb - will it ever recover?
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Thursday, 30 April 2020

Skypad Living
OC support in a time of COVID-19 - a tale of two cities …
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Thursday, 30 April 2020

Maritime
Tyranny of distance?
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Thursday, 30 April 2020

Health and Wellbeing
Don’t let working from home compromise your health and wellbeing
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Thursday, 30 April 2020

Sustainability
How fast is fast fashion?
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Thursday, 30 April 2020

Pet’s Corner
Full of Beans!
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Thursday, 30 April 2020

Chinese - May 2020
墨尔本市长工作寄语
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