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Residents' Association

Congratulations Martin Foley!
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Business in Southbank

A Wellness Campus for Southbank
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St Johns Southgate

Baubles and bollards
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Owners Corporation Law

Happy with your OC manager? Most are
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Montague Community Alliance

It really is the season to be festive!
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Metro Tunnel

New cadets start their journey
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Federal Politics

Stand together against Jihadist terror
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We Live Here

Now Labor can work with residents
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Southbanker

Spreading the word from the heartland
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Housing

We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
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History

Workhorses of industry 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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Health and Wellbeing

Authenticity: what does it really mean and how do I get more of it?
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Skypad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
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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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Bureaucrats formalise river governance malaise

Bureaucrats formalise river governance malaise Image

By Shane Scanlan

In 2014 hopes were high for the establishment of an independent authority to activate local waterways.

But four years later, those hopes have not only been scuttled, the bureaucratic overlay of intersecting state government organisations and regulations is recommended to be worse.

Southbank Local News has secured via Freedom of Information the state’s latest report in its effort to rationalise waterways governance – Lower Yarra River: Recommendations on Future Funding, Governance and Strategic Considerations for Management of the Lower Yarra River.

The report documents the conclusions of a three-person committee established in 2016 in response to the government’s rejection of a previous committee’s views, which in 2015 unanimously...

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Bold new pool proposal

Yarra Pools has teamed up with WOWOWA Architects to create a stunning new design concept for its Yarra Pool proposal at Northbank.
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New CEO appointed

Lord Mayor Sally Capp and Melbourne city councillors have announced that the new City of Melbourne CEO is Justin Hanney.
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Local author set to Blab!

Children and young adults author and Southbank resident Chrissie Perry will launch her brand-new series with publisher Scholastic Australia in February 2019.
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A mastermind behind Southbank

One of the three founders of prominent local development group Central Equity, chairman Eddie Kutner, this month sat down with Southbank Local News to provide an insight into his shared vision for Southbank.
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River activation

Parks Victoria (PV) has released two expressions of interest (EOI) opportunities to businesses offering quality Yarra River visitor engagements.
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Traction gained on hoon cyclists

Southbank’s perennial headache of getting speeding cyclists off Southbank Promenade may have finally turned a corner thanks to a new cycling plan currently in the works at the City of Melbourne.
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