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Solicitor sponsors major art prize

A lot of planning goes into arranging a major art prize and finding sponsors is one of the more delicate tasks. Peter Nevile donates the prize money for the runner-up at the Maritime Art Prize & Exhibition. The $25,000 in prizemoney makes it one of the most lucrative in Melbourne. The Australian National Line is … Read more

Melbourne Star sits idle after one year as no solid buyer emerges

With the one-year anniversary approaching since Docklands’ iconic Melbourne Star shut down, the sale of the giant observation wheel appears to be no closer. The 120-metre-tall waterfront wheel closed for good last September during the COVID-19 pandemic when its operating company MB Star Properties Pty Ltd went into liquidation. The wheel, which opened in 2008 … Read more

World-class fertility treatment comes to South Melbourne

Dr Moses Abe, an internationally recognised obstetrician, gynaecologist, and Monash IVF specialist, has recently relocated his highly-regarded Melbourne Fertility Clinic to South Melbourne to better service the inner-city community. Specialising in the fields of obstetrics, gynaecology and reproductive medicine, Dr Abe’s experience in fertility spans three decades and his clinic offers a vast range of … Read more

CBD agent recognised as one of organisation’s finest

Sam Fenna of Belle Property Melbourne & Carlton was named the 2022 Customer Experience Agent of the Year at the 2022 Belle Property Hockingstuart Victorian State Awards night this month. Held at The Park in Melbourne, the award ceremony was an opportunity for the Belle Property and Hockingstuart network in Victoria to celebrate the exceptional … Read more

Docklands revving up for Melbourne Boat Show

Brendan Rees | 3rd August, 2022 Docklands will host the 60th Melbourne Boat Show in October with the major event set to be a drawcard for visitors and a welcome boost to the precinct’s economy. The show, which has moved from the Melbourne Convention Centre, will be held at on the waterfront at NewQuay Promenade … Read more

All about the positives | Docklands News

By Monique WylieNewQuay Resident For those of you who didn’t read last month’s column, Shane is still out of action, so here comes another edition from his sister – Monique – aka the crazy dog lady. I’m all about the positives this month. I moved to Docklands 20 years ago and I have seen all … Read more

I can’t agree | Docklands News

As a resident of Docklands for eight years, I am bemused by the opinion of the City of Melbourne that occasional big events are seen as the best way to encourage and increase patronage back to Docklands. I strongly believe that a broader, different vision is required.   Docklands needs to be reimagined and repositioned … Read more

Big dreams, even bigger nightmares – Docklands News

Big dreams, even bigger nightmares  Docklands News

Women’s Health Week: Pregnancy, vitality and healthy ageing

Women’s Health Week, held from September 5 to 11, is the biggest national health week for women and girls. In 2013, realising that there was no event dedicated to women’s health in Australia, Jean Hailes for Women’s Health ran the very first national Women’s Health Week. Thousands of women across Australia subscribed to take part … Read more

Docklands – a port precinct?

Beyond the Bolte Bridge, the commercial Port of Melbourne (PoM) operations define the unique status of the Docklands precinct. While Docklands may not actually identify itself as functioning “port” precinct at all, perhaps it should do so. Whatever happens as the operations at the PoM evolve this will absolutely impact on the Docklands precinct. For … Read more