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Business in Southbank

Cutting edge living
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St Johns Southgate

That’s awesome!
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Owners Corporation Law

Electric vehicle charging and the rise of the machines
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Montague Community Alliance

At last, a Fishermans Bend Framework!
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Metro Tunnel

Building Anzac Station
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Federal Politics

Liberals and Nationals ship sheep
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We Live Here

Cladding – remove now, pay later?
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Southbanker

Walking for a purpose
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Housing

We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
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History

From corporate office to high-end living
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Safety and Security

Stifle the opportunity
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Southbank Sustainability Group

Sustainability talks and Boyd Park
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Health and Wellbeing

Positive psychology for increased wellbeing
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Skypad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
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Pets Corner

Enter the “Shiba Zone”
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

The cost of cladding
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Saving Shearwater

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City of Melbourne Cr Nicholas Reece, ExxonMobil Australia chairman Richard Owen and Central Equity chairman Eddie Kutner teamed up last month to save Southbank's renowned Shearwater sculpture.

Overlooking Southbank Promenade just a short walk from Eureka Tower is an unusual mutton-bird. Weighing in at almost 5 tonnes and standing nearly 8 metres high, the steel sculpture Shearwater has stood looking across the city for 23 years.

Shearwater is one of a number of high profile artworks created by Melbourne sculptor Inge King. Her works include Art Centre Melbourne’s Forward Surge and Melbourne University’s Sun Ribbon to name a few.

The sculpture was commissioned by ExxonMobil’s (formerly Esso) Melbourne head office Esso House at Southbank in 1994-95....

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Pushing the limits

For Luke David, his passion for photography started when he first purchased a camera for a trip to Japan.
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All he needs is a plug

A failed robot, circa 2007, lies on the floor. He’s carved out of wood and is human-like, with arms, legs, a torso, wooden blocks for feet and hands and an opening for a mouth and eyes.
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Strata dwellers face solar discrimination

While the major political parties are setting out to woo voters with solar subsidies, these policies do little for strata dwellers such as Southbankers.
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“Rewarding” clean up

On World Clean Up Day, about 300 volunteers gathered in front of Southgate Avenue after a two-hour spring cleaning of the city.
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Milestone concert

The Newsboys Foundation will be celebrating its 125-year milestone with a diverse cross-cultural concert – 125BPM – in collaboration with Melbourne Youth Orchestras (MYO) and Outer Urban Projects (OUP).
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Creating journeys of discovery

For Carr Designs’ Chris McCue, designing the vision of a world-class residential and community precinct is about providing a base that allows the personalities of its future residents to flourish.
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