Politics

New programs set to empower Docklands residents

New programs set to empower Docklands residents

March 27th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A farmers’ market and a new community group are among four exciting new initiatives set to be launched in Docklands, bringing residents and businesses together.

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Greens preselect lead City of Melbourne councillor candidates

March 27th, 2024 - Sean Car

The Greens have preselected current councillor and Carlton resident Dr Olivia Ball as its lead candidate ahead of the City of Melbourne elections in October, with West Melbourne resident Karl Hessian revealed as its second candidate on the ballot.

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Docklanders embrace online neighbourhood page

February 28th, 2024 - David Schout

An online Docklands “Neighbourhood Portal” introduced in late 2022 has been embraced by locals, the City of Melbourne has revealed.

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Council overwhelms itself on Israel-Hamas conflict

February 28th, 2024 - Sean Car

City of Melbourne councillors spent four hours debating a war taking place on the other side of the world at its February 20 meeting, which expectedly drew usual questions about local government overreach.

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Tackling frustration with local engagement

February 28th, 2024 - Jamal Hakim

When I started my journey as a councillor, I entered with a mindset geared to deliver for our community through evidence-based and representative decision-making in the face of COVID.

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ATET sues City of Melbourne and Development Victoria over loss of business

December 20th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

The owners of former Docklands events space ATET have launched legal action against the City of Melbourne and Development Victoria, claiming they unlawfully shut down their business.

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Who’s staying, who’s going? Less than one year until the City of Melbourne elections

November 29th, 2023 - Sean Car

It sounds a bit cliché to proclaim, “the next term of council could be the most important ever for the City of Melbourne”. After all, every new term of local government is as important as the last.

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Council frozen out by government on liquor changes for Docklands

November 1st, 2023 - David Schout

Calls for clarification on new late-night venue rules, and what it could mean for Docklands residents, are being ignored by the state government.

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Together, we’re creating a better future for Docklands

November 1st, 2023 - Jamal Hakim

A year has swiftly passed since we gathered at the pivotal Docklands Summit, a yarn that sparked a commitment across our community to breathe new life into the heart of Melbourne’s water gateway.

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Docklands’ queues for voting in referendum “not good enough”

November 1st, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

With no polling booths available in the central city to vote in the Voice to Parliament referendum on October 14, Docklands’ only polling centre at Library at the Dock experienced wait-times of up to two hours for citizens to cast their vote.

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Council slams shed plan

Council slams shed plan

August 1st, 2014 - Docklands News
Council grants available

Council grants available

October 2nd, 2009 - Docklands News
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