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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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Montague Community Alliance

‘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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Drainage works put to the test

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The City of Melbourne’s efforts to drain “Lake Whiteman” were put to the ultimate test last month after a massive downpour struck Melbourne on November 18.

While the first days of December were touted for a storm of the century to hit Melbourme, the weather failed to live up to expectations. Instead, it was November’s downpour that saw flooding of many Southbank streets.

Council completed upgrades to the drainage system in Whiteman St in October following years of ongoing flooding issues in the low-lying area.

Council spokesperson Brodie Botts told Southbank Local News that the costs of the works, which included the installation of a new drain crossing the Port Junction tram tracks, totaled $1.9 million.

And the upgrades were well and truly put...

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A summer of photography!

The Photography Studies College (PSC) will open its “Summer Exhibition” on Wednesday, December 13 at its home at 65 City Rd, Southbank.
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Turn it down!

The owners’ corporation (OC) at Banque 88 apartments at 33 Clarke St says it has had enough of noise, violence and damage caused by Fabrique Nightclub on City Rd.
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A moment to remember

The mammoth development site of Southbank’s future suburb within a suburb Melbourne Square was a sea of activity last month as construction of the project officially got underway.
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“Unfinished Business” at ACCA

The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art’s (ACCA) “Big Picture” summer exhibition celebrates feminist concerns in recent Australian art.
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Cladding issue is going nowhere fast

The state government is refining ways to detect flammable cladding and prevent more being installed on buildings in the future, but is doing nothing to determine who should pay for such re-work.
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Remembering old Montague

Having celebrated her 90th birthday on November 29, ‘Southbank Local News’ sat down with the remarkable Elva Keily last month to reflect on her experience as a former resident of old Montague.
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