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Residents' Association

A massive win for City Rd
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Owners Corporation Law

Taking the plunge on defect claims
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Montague Community Alliance

Is having no third-party rights the new black?
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Housing

We are losing our social licence to operate
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Federal Politics

Michael Danby announces retirement
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We Live Here

Uniting against proxy farming and rorts
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Southbanker

Bringing the arts to life
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History

Meet you at the Malthouse!
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Skypad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
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Health and Wellbeing

The psychology of persuasion
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Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
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Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
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Letters

Name it Domain!
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Heritage hurdle

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By Meg Hill

City of Melbourne (CoM) is supporting a major development at 87-127 Queensbridge St, despite continued heritage and overshadowing concerns.

Developer Aohua Shend Le Property, Fender Katsalidis and Cox Architects are collaborating on the tower that’s been reduced to 47 stories from a previously proposed height of 51.

Concerns about overshadowing the future Boyd Park led to the change in proposed height, while heritage considerations have led to the retention and incorporation of part of an old wall.

“The reduction of the building height and raking of the north section of the tower by my measurements will reduce overshadowing by 650 sqm at lunch time in April,” said CoM’s chair of planning Cr Nicholas Reece.

However, president of Southbank...

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Local crime continues to rise

Crime in Southbank continues to steadily rise, according to Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) figures for the year ending March 31.
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108 opens up

Halfway through its construction, Australia 108 has already opened its doors to residents and this month will open them to the public for Open House Melbourne.
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Richard Foster “lied to us”

Melbourne councillor Nic Frances Gilley used the occasion of endorsement of the council’s Reconciliation Action Plan 2018–20 on June 5 to accuse former councillor Richard Foster of lying.
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No One is Watching You

Melbourne-based, New Zealand-born artist Ronnie van Hout’s distinctive characters will unsettle and beguile audiences at Buxton Contemporary gallery this month.
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Residents take Sturt St fight to VCAT

Arts Precinct residents are off to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) on July 16 to contest planning permission for the Rothe Lowman proposed tower at 153 Sturt St.
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Art Fair is here!

The long-awaited return of the Melbourne Art Fair is upon us!
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