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Residents' Association

We have just come through the storm of the century – apparently
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Business in Southbank

Blockchain is booming!
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St Johns Southgate

Light in the darkness
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Owners Corporation Law

Strata land 2017: The year in review, and predictions for 2018
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‘tis the season to be grateful … tra la la la…
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Housing

We are losing our social licence to operate
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Federal Politics

Marriage equality passes Parliament
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We Live Here

Open letter to the Premier of Victoria
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Southbanker

An advocate for Southbank living
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History

Television – Southbank leads the way
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Skypad Living

Vertical Smarts
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Health and Wellbeing

Mental health makes our physical health
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Councillor Profile

The making of a lord mayor
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Pets Corner

Our happiest resident!
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

A sincere thank you
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Boyd Park concept plan revealed

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The project for Southbank’s long-awaited Boyd Park took a giant step forwards in November as the City of Melbourne released its draft concept plan for consultation.

Demolition of the two-storey classroom building at the rear of Boyd and construction of the park is expected to commence in April and locals can expect to see the entire park fully completed in 2020.

Following on from its community consultation conducted back in 2014, the City of Melbourne has devised a concept plan with a range of interesting features based on feedback received at the time.

The key feature sees a “Village Green” proposed for the area along Balston St – an expansive piece of green open space that would take up a majority of the site.

To the rear of the vast open space...

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Where are the retirement villages for Southbank’s high-rise residents?

Over the course of 2017 a group of like-minded consultants have been conceptualising a vertical “multi-age precinct” (MAP) in response to the lack of retirement options and the housing accessibility in the inner city.
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The gift of giving

This Christmas, Ray White Southbank will continue its popular local tradition of giving to those less fortunate with the return of “A Little Ray of Giving”.
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Melbourne is the most secretive

The City of Melbourne continues to be the most secretive metropolitan council, with more than a quarter of its decisions being made behind closed doors.
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Summer market fun

Locals can look forward to a fully-packed season of festive and summer shopping and events at the South Melbourne Market.
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Open the vault!

A groundbreaking Australian music experience arrives in Southbank on December 19 with the oepning of the Australian Music Vault at Arts Centre Melbourne.
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oBike could be state issue

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has indicated the City of Melbourne has limited power to regulate oBike and may ask the state government to intervene.
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