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Welcome to the new year
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Montague Community Alliance

Let’s try and find a way to all work together
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Federal Politics

Why Magnitsky Act is important for Australia
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We Live Here

Cladding confusion continues
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Southbanker

Southbank sisters fighting stigma
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Housing

We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
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History

Gangs in Southbank
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Merry Christmas from Southbank Police
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Yarra River Business Association

Reflecting on the past 20 years
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Southbank Sustainability Group

February: Sustainability Month
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Health and Wellbeing

The psychology of habits
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Skypad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
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Pets Corner

When the dog chooses the owner
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

Tram shame
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Gong for Jackie

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

Cr Watts was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the general division.

She told Southbank Local News she was humbled and honoured to receive the award.

“Knowing how much others do for the community, it is particularly humbling,” she said.

Cr Watts also said it was also pleasing to represent women in the award system, where gender equity was yet to be achieved.

She has been a councillor since 2011.

Cr Watts has a track record in community activism, advocating on behalf of residents and ratepayers through her work as Convener with the Carlton Residents Association, CoRBA-Melbourne (Coalition of Resident and...

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Sorrows get an airing

Melbourne’s literary judges continue to favour harrowing non-fiction, even when a festive and stylish setting has been chosen for the announcement of the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.
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South Melbourne Park opens its doors!

Our community now has a second new local school in as many years with the opening of South Melbourne Park Primary School.
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Reimagining our Arts Precinct from its centre

The sense of excitement and spirit of collaboration that currently consumes Melbourne’s Arts Precinct is very real, according to one of its visionary leaders Claire Spencer.
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Men’s Shed looking for new members

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

“You are stealing people’s souls.”
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Haig St a sign of office trend?

In what might prove a sign of things to come in the central city, developer Meydan Group has resubmitted a brand-new application for a 30-storey commercial office tower at 57-59 Haig St.
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