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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.


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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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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New committee unveiled to boost daytime economy

November 1st, 2023 - Brendan Rees

A newly formed committee aimed at “turbocharging” the city’s daytime economy has been established as the City of Melbourne looks towards new growth opportunities post-COVID.

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A year on from the Docklands Summit …

September 27th, 2023 - Sean Car

A whole year has already gone by since last September’s all-important “reset” for Docklands, so how are things progressing since?

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Locals, stakeholders endorse CBD end of Greenline, less convinced about Docklands side

August 30th, 2023 - David Schout

Hundreds of residents and stakeholders have strongly endorsed designs for the eastern “city” end of the City of Melbourne’s flagship Greenline project but have expressed less certainty about the western “Docklands” side.

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