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A CITY FOR PEOPLE

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AIDS 2014 STEPPING UP THE PACE

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LORD MAYOR’S MESSAGE If begging is done by professionals or involves violence or the threat of it, it is obviously a police matter and there are legal consequences. Begging is a criminal offence in Victoria. Of course it’s no crime to be homeless, mentally ill or down on your luck. However, those genuinely in need in Melbourne can always get a free meal and usually a bed to sleep in. Most beggars are either known to police or welfare agencies such as the Salvation Army. The money they collect usually funds drugs or alcohol. They need help.

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle at the Lord Mayor’s Commendations 2014. To find out more visit page 7.

In every project the City of Melbourne undertakes, we have our people in mind: our residents, our business owners, our workers, our students, our visitors, our tourists and our less fortunate. One issue that affects everyone in Melbourne is begging. There are three types: the aggressive, whose confronting and threatening approach is often to women; the assertive; and the passive, who sit with a little sign, motionless, for hours.

Around this time last year, after a flood of complaints, I convened two meetings of police, magistrates, the City of Melbourne, the Salvation Army and the Public Interest Legal Clearing House in which we initiated a new approach. It was clear we needed a new approach. We agreed on a plan. All beggars would be charged and required to attend court on a nominated day, but then be put on a compulsory diversion program by a magistrate. Legal representation would be available in a timely and effective way. The diversion program would be pretty basic: attend at the Salvos, and get a health check with some counselling and advice; take advantage of the available health, training and employment opportunities; and stay off the streets.

Last year, 11 people were diverted to the diversion program; six of them accessed support through the Salvation Army. A recent month-long operation of this kind in the City of Melbourne resulted in 24 people being referred to the diversion program. Of those, 15 people accessed support through the Salvation Army which has helped to provide them with a pathway to a better life. The program has achieved a 45 per cent success rate. This is an outstanding result. None of us likes to think there are people on our streets, in our city, who desperately need our help but get none - or, worse, get a criminal and legal response to a health and life problem. In this way, with all agencies working together, perhaps we can help those who need primary health or mental health services and basic support. Surely that is worth a try. This issue of Melbourne is dedicated to many other initiatives and projects which make Melbourne a better place for all people to enjoy. I hope you enjoy reading it.

Robert Doyle, Lord Mayor @LordMayorMelb

CONTENTS FEATURES

REGULARS

06 2014 MELBOURNE AWARDS

02 LORD MAYOR’S MESSAGE

Acknowledging our inspirational Melburnians

05 YOUR SAY Letters, tweets and a little love from our friends

08 AIDS 2014

STEPPING UP THE PACE All eyes will be on Melbourne as we host the 20th International AIDS Conference

05 CITY NEWS Next steps for the Queen Victoria Market precinct renewal, revitalising city retail 12 EVENTS CALENDAR 17 YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD

09 SPOTLIGHT ON DOCKLANDS A top destination for visitors and residents

Find out about the weird and wonderful classes that Laneway Learning has hosted 18 MELBOURNE LOVE

10 24 HOUR CITY Our vision to create a vibrant, safe and accessible city

Discover a different side to taxi life at City Gallery’s latest exhibition Hello Yellow 19 YOUR COUNCIL 20 YOUR OFFER

Cover: Youth Projects outreach team members (left to right) Emilie, Chito and Julie in Hosier Lane preparing for another night out on Melbourne streets. Youth Projects outreach teams make sure counselling, support and health care are available to people sleeping rough on our streets.

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DRAFT 2014-15

ANNUAL PLAN AND BUDGET

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CONTINUE THE ROLLOUT OF PROJECTS UNDER THE BICYCLE PLAN 2012-16

A greener, better connected Melbourne that supports and inspires its residents, workers and visitors is at the heart of the second year of Council’s four-year vision for the city to be delivered through the draft 2014-15 Annual Plan and Budget. ‘Last year, Council unveiled its vision for a bold, inspirational and sustainable Melbourne. In 2014-15, we’re getting on with delivering on that vision,’ Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said.

‘STREET BY STREET, WE ARE GREENING OUR CITY BY CREATING NEW PARKS AND GARDENS AND INCREASING TREE COVER ...’

$6.96M TO CREATE NEW AND IMPROVE EXISTING PARKS AND OPEN SPACES

Creating new and improved open spaces across the city, continuing the expansion of the city’s bicycle network, and completing new community facilities such as the Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre are the highlights of a $99.3 million investment in infrastructure set out in the draft 2014-15 Annual Plan and Budget. ‘Street by street, we are greening our city by creating new parks and gardens and increasing tree cover. Block by block we are making the city safer for cyclists by installing new bike lanes, and suburb by suburb, we’re providing the very best community facilities,’ the Lord Mayor said. The City of Melbourne will deliver $374 million in services and almost $100 million in infrastructure in 2014-15 while paving the way for the largest investment in Council history, the renewal of the Queen Victoria Market.

Our draft 2014-15 Annual Plan and Budget will keep delivering quality infrastructure for a growing city and the services residents and ratepayers expect, while keeping spending growth below CPI. ‘In 2013, the City of Melbourne welcomed 11,000 new residents, making us the fastest growing municipality in Australia,’ the Lord Mayor said. ‘This is a disciplined budget that recognises the challenges and opportunities of providing for a booming population.’ To find out more about Council’s many programs and services go to page 10 and 11. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT

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LETTER OF THE MONTH GARDEN CITY I just wanted to offer feedback on my delight with the meadow on the river side of Flinders Street and Exhibition Street. I have recently moved to working in the city from St Kilda Road and just love looking out the window at the meadow every day, and walking next to the flowers and up to the pop-up veggie patch on Federation Square at lunch time. I just wanted to say thank you, and please keep this garden going in the future. It’s so lovely to see such abundant nature so close to the city. Laura Benson, St Kilda Road We feature letters from our readers, so please share with us at melbournenews@melbourne.vic.gov.au

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Good morning Melbourne! What a stunning sunset & sunrise you’ve greeted me with! (@Melbourne - @cityofmelbourne) http://4sq. com/1hfWWop

@cityofmelbourne awesome #shareourstreets is a great message! Thx As #Dutch person I find it hard being a #cyclist AU so much negativity

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@RockefellerFdn @cityofmelbourne @ecocityforum fantastic news to hear #Melbourne will be one of the #ResilientCities

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The Melbourne community heatwave action plan seems to be evolving by the second!! @ecocityforum @cityofmelbourne #wherearethehorses #adapt

@cityofmelbourne is already the Sport Capital of Aust, welcome the Fat Duck, you can add the Food Capital of Aust! #sport #food #melbourne

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BEYOND THE SAFE CITY We want our city to be a place where everyone feels safe, connected and able to be part of our community at any time of the day or night. Don’t miss your opportunity to comment on our draft strategy. Public feedback is open from 11 June.

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HOMES FOR PEOPLE Our population is growing quickly, with 11,000 new residents last year alone. It is expected to nearly double by 2031 and we will need well-designed homes our residents can afford. We began a housing conversation with our discussion paper Future Living, which has informed our draft Housing Strategy­— don’t miss your opportunity to have your say in June/July.

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10 YEAR FINANCIAL PLAN Planning the next 10 years is an important pathway for us to manage growth and provide a financially sustainable city for everyone. The City of Melbourne will be holding a number of activities to hear your thoughts on ways we can live within our means, while delivering the city we want.


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NEXT STEPS FOR THE QUEEN VICTORIA MARKET PRECINCT RENEWAL

MAKING A GREAT MARKET EVEN BETTER

We are on our way to developing a master plan for the Queen Victoria Market Precinct Renewal. Since late 2013, we have conducted two stages of community engagement. The second phase recently finished after four weeks of discussions that will shape the future of the market and surrounding precinct. Our aim is to preserve the market’s heritage and authentic atmosphere, while allowing the market precinct to evolve to meet the contemporary needs of traders, shoppers and the growing city. In the second phase of community engagement, we asked the community for their ideas on the market’s heritage, open space, car parking, access, retail, hospitality, events and activities.

WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS? We will release a report on the second phase of community engagement outcomes soon. These community discussions and ideas were shared on our Participate Melbourne website. We also had many people visit the market’s Engagement Hub to learn more about the emerging plan and to give feedback. The input provided will inform the draft master plan. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT

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Thanks to everyone who participated in the discussions and provided valuable ideas and opinions.

Later this year we will again invite you to join the conversation and provide feedback on the draft master plan, before it is finalised in June 2015. We will then begin work on implementing the master plan. We will continue to work closely with the management of Queen Victoria Market and traders to ensure we retain the vibrant market experience Melburnians love. The market will continue to trade throughout the renewal and any period of major or minor works.

REVITALISING CITY RETAIL Melbourne is fast becoming Australia’s pre-eminent shopping and entertainment destination with the recent announcement that retail trading hours are extending to 7pm nightly for an area covering two city blocks from Latrobe Street to the Bourke Street Mall. The initiative was driven by the Emporium Melbourne complex, and announced by the Lord Mayor.

The move allows shoppers to enjoy the city after work each weekday. With the inclusion of Emporium Melbourne (pictured), Melbourne Central and GPO, this retail precinct will be truly unique to Australia, boasting almost 1000 local and international retailers in a best-in-class shopping environment. Late night shopping until 9pm will continue on Thursday and Friday nights.

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MELBOURNE AWARDS

NOMINATE AN INSPIRATIONAL MELBURNIAN

The Melbourne Awards acknowledge the inspirational achievements of those who have helped shape Melbourne into the remarkable city it is today. From large corporations to small community groups and individuals, the Melbourne Awards celebrate those who make Melbourne a truly unique place to live, visit and do business. The awards honour significant contributions to Melbourne’s sustainability, community and profile, and recognise one outstanding individual as the Melburnian of the Year.

‘Melbourne is a unique and remarkable city because of its people. ... Melburnians are passionate about looking out for each other.’ Our 2013 Melburnian of the Year, Major Brendan Nottle, has become synonymous with the work of the Salvation Army in Melbourne and oversees daily operations in the central city, selflessly committing his life to helping those less fortunate. Major Nottle said the award was a reflection of the importance Melburnians place on social issues. ‘Melbourne is a unique and remarkable city because of its people. Collectively, Melburnians are generally passionate about looking out for each other. I would love to see Melbourne become a city where people have a range of housing options that provide safe and secure accommodation

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2013 Melburnian of the Year, Major Brendan Nottle

as well as the necessary supports to help them get back on their feet,’ he said. Major Nottle also had some advice to those considering nominating for the 2014 awards. ‘If you are an individual, organisation or community group that is making a contribution to this city, then I strongly encourage you to use the Melbourne Awards to inform the broader public about your work. Our city is amazing primarily due to the incredible contributions often made behind the scenes,’ he said.

Within these categories, winners are recognised across three separate divisions: corporation, community organisation and individual. CONTRIBUTION TO SUSTAINABILITY This award celebrates projects or activities that create a more environmentally sustainable city through advancements in sustainable innovation and design, or the development of new sustainable projects or programs. CONTRIBUTION TO COMMUNITY

DO YOU KNOW AN INSPIRATIONAL MELBURNIAN?

This award celebrates projects or activities that enhance the lives and wellbeing of residents and workers through new approaches to community services and volunteer work.

Nominations are open until 16 June

CONTRIBUTION TO PROFILE

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This award celebrates projects or activities that have built Melbourne’s reputation as a centre for business, sport, entertainment, knowledge and culture.


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2 A NEW PAGE FOR YOUNG WRITERS At the City of Melbourne, we want to inspire and acknowledge our talented young writers who bring fresh ideas and imagination to our creative city. The new Young Writers Award showcases the outstanding writing talent Melbourne has to offer and is part of celebrating Melbourne’s status as a UNESCO City of Literature. Melbourne is one of only five UNESCO Cities of Literature in the world and is internationally recognised. This competition is open to emerging writers across Victoria and highlights the importance of nurturing and strengthening literary exchanges and opportunities. We are excited to introduce this award which demonstrates our commitment to support opportunities for all types of writers.

CALLING ALL YOUNG WRITERS Are you or someone you know passionate about writing and want to share it with the world? Then enter our inaugural Young Writers Award.

Melbourne’s love for writing is evident across the city. With a diverse range of boutique publishers, passionate book sellers, and innovative writing events, Melbourne has something for every writer and reader.

Melbourne’s love for writing is evident across the city.

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This is your chance to submit your best poem, short story, comic or graphic short story to us. You must be aged 10 to 25 years to enter. Creative writing will be judged in four age categories: 10 to 13 years, 14 to 17 years, 18 to 21 years and 22 to 25 years.

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Finalists will have their work published online with winners receiving cash prizes. Entries open 30 April, 2014 and close on 31 August, 2014. Winners will be announced in November 2014. So get your creative minds in gear and send us your best writing.

LORD MAYOR’S COMMENDATIONS Starting in 2005, the Lord Mayor’s Commendations acknowledge and celebrate the long-term commitment of independent small business proprietors. These are small businesses who have stood the test of time and are a vital part of our city retail and business landscape.

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle and Kay Craddock AM, Chair of Lord Mayor’s Commendations Advisory Group.

The Lord Mayor’s Commendations are community-led by an active peer group who are members of the Lord Mayor’s Commendations Advisory Group.

Since 2005, more than 380 small business proprietors and 13 generational family businesses have received commendations. Do you know someone who has been in business for many years in the City of Melbourne? Applications for 2014 are open until Friday 13 June. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT

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PAINT THE TOWN RED CULTURAL PROGAM HIGHLIGHTS Melbourne is the place to be during AIDS 2014. 18 - 25 JUL PAINT THE TOWN RED

AIDS 2014 STEPPING UP THE PACE All eyes will be on Melbourne during July when we host the 20th International AIDS Conference, one of the biggest conferences ever held in Australia. Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said that being chosen to host such a prestigious conference cements Melbourne’s status as the preferred city for business events in Australia. ‘More than 14,000 delegates are expected to flood into Melbourne for the 20th International AIDS Conference, which will focus on the latest issues in HIV science, policy and practice.

‘Melbourne’s position as the host city highlights our commitment to ending HIV and supporting the many organisations working on the cause. Delegates and locals will also be able to enjoy the extensive range of cultural activities and events, created especially for the conference,’ the Lord Mayor said. From 18 July to 25 July, more than 100 organisations will deliver a diverse cultural events program in support of AIDS 2014. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT

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EMILY LANGRIDGE IN LES MISÉRABLES

To celebrate AIDS 2014, over 30 of Melbourne’s most stunning and historic buildings will be projecting red lights on their facades. Buildings include Parliament House, Melbourne Town Hall, Eureka Tower, Melbourne Museum, Royal Exhibition Building, Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall, the Old Treasury Building, AAMI Stadium and others. 19 JUL LANEWAY PROJECT Local street artists and international youth delegates from the 20th International AIDS Conference will collaborate on a mural in one of Melbourne’s iconic laneways. The mural will depict their vision of a HIV-free generation. Supported by the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation. 24 JUL MELBOURNE CONVERSATIONS We have the opportunity to hear first-hand from eminent scientists and researchers from across the globe at the Melbourne Town Hall. Learn about the latest HIV and AIDS research and scientific initiatives on how the vision for an HIV-free generation can be realised.

Melbournian Emily Langridge has been cast in the beloved role of Cosette in Cameron Mackintosh’s Australian production of Les Misérables, premiering at Her Majesty’s Theatre. Emily is excited about her upcoming part in Les Misérables and sees the production as an important addition to Melbourne’s vibrant theatre scene. ‘Les Misérables is a dream show for a lot of performers, and is a show that also has a huge following with the public, so I feel incredibly lucky to be a part of something that has such a powerful effect on people. ‘Melbourne has a great theatre scene, there are some fantastic productions which have played here and 8

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more are set to be seen this year, Les Misérables included. Having the show run in Melbourne gives people another reason to visit this beautiful, cultural city if they haven’t already. Find out more about: Victor Hugo: Les Misérables from page to stage at the State Library Victoria on page 12 Les Misérables is a supporting partner of AIDS 2014.


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SPOTLIGHT ON DOCKLANDS

A PLACE FOR THE WHOLE COMMUNITY

With a state-of-the-art library, community hub, world-class marinas and much more, Docklands is continuing to evolve into a top destination for visitors and residents alike. Docklands Coordination Committee Co-Chair Councillor Kevin Louey said that Docklands plays an important role in Melbourne being a global city. ‘We have put a lot of our innovative thinking and resources into Docklands, focusing on connecting spaces and places, and we continue to add to an already exciting program of community activities.

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‘While Docklands continues to be one of the largest urban renewal projects in Australia, it still retains its strong sense of community and is becoming a place for people,’ said Cr Louey.

• In 2007, Docklands became the city’s newest neighbourhood when it was officially integrated into the municipality.

The Docklands Community and Place Plan (DCPP) was launched officially in 2012 by the Lord Mayor Robert Doyle and the Minister for Planning, Matthew Guy. The DCPP outlines Docklands projects that Places Victoria and the City of Melbourne are delivering or partnering to deliver.

• Docklands currently has more than 7,000 residents, and by 2025 this is expected to grow to more than 20,000. • Docklands has 29,000 workers, and by 2025 this is expected to grow to 60,000.

Now into its second stage of development, Docklands is an outstanding example of how public space can be successfully transformed into a place for the whole community.

• To date, Docklands has attracted more than $8.5 billion of private investment.

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• Docklands is a 190 hectare site, including 44 hectares of water.

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DOCKLANDS TO DO LIST

Just minutes from the city centre, escape for a while and discover what Docklands has to offer.

MELBOURNE STAR OBSERVATION WHEEL OPEN DAILY

PORTABLE LANDSCAPE UNTIL LATE 2015

DOCKLANDS WINTER FIREWORKS FRIDAY 4 JULY TO FRIDAY 22 AUGUST

The Melbourne Star is the only giant observation wheel in the Southern Hemisphere, giving a unparalleled 360º views and an unique way to enjoy the city sights.

Five brightly coloured containers have been repurposed and customised to create a temporary park located on the waterfront at Harbour Esplanade. This space to relax and enjoy the Docklands scenery will be in place until late 2015.

Friday night fireworks will be the centrepiece of Docklands this winter and all eyes will turn to the sky for a spectacular light display. Watch nine unique shows throughout July and August. Why not get a ringside seat at one of Docklands, waterfront restaurants? Choose from casual dining and family friendly venues, to fine dining and relaxed pubs.

LIBRARY AT THE DOCK OPEN FROM 31 MAY Our new world-class Library at The Dock offers so much and welcomes people into the new civic heart of Docklands. The three-storey design offers a traditional library collection, digital content, free Wi-Fi, a recording studio, creative editing suite, community meeting spaces, study areas, a performance venue for over 120 people, and a gallery space. There is also a public park next to the library.

DOCKLANDS COMMUNITY FORUM WEDNESDAY 25 JUNE Docklands Community Forum. Meetings are open to the public and are an opportunity to share information about important Docklands projects and discuss community priorities including the future growth of Docklands. Come along and be part of a growing Docklands Community.

COMMUNITY HUB AT THE DOCK OPENING MID 2015 Our Community Hub will include a community boating hub, family services, maternal and child health services, consulting room, large playgroup room and outdoor playground.

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A CITY FOR PEOPLE

MELBOURNE A VISION TO CREATE A VIBRANT, SAFE AND ACCESSIBLE CITY

People are at the centre of everything we do at the City of Melbourne. From newborn babies and young children, through to residents, workers, nightclubbers and restaurant goers. These are the people who inhabit our city, who make it tick and who keep it vital at all times of the day and night. Of the eight goals outlined in the City of Melbourne’s Council Plan 2013–17, the goal to create ‘a city for people’ is the largest and most ambitious. A lively, vibrant, 24 hour city with clean, well-designed public spaces contributes to increased use and safety, said People City portfolio Chair, Councillor Richard Foster. ‘Our goal is to make Melbourne an inclusive city. A place where everyone can access all

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the city has to offer, regardless of their age, ability or financial status. ‘Creating a vibrant, safe and accessible city is a bold and ambitious goal and there is always more to be done, particularly in sensitive areas such as homelessness, but we are on our way,’ said Cr Foster. ‘Work is almost complete on several major City of Melbourne strategies, including the Homelessness strategy, the Beyond the Safe City strategy and the Melbourne for All People strategy and I’m looking forward to seeing the changes they bring over the next few years,’ said Cr Foster. Find out how the City of Melbourne works around the clock to help make Melbourne a city for people on the opposite page.


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A snapshot of 24 hours in the City of Melbourne illustrates the broad remit of the organisation and how current strategies, plans and services combine to make Melbourne a great place to live, work and visit.

The city’s recreational centres open offering a broad range of programs and activities, in addition to the popular swimming pool facilities. All this activity is part of the Active Melbourne strategy, which promotes increased participation in sport, leisure and recreation activities for people of all ages. Commuters flood into the city and onto newly swept streets and footpaths, finished with smart bluestone pavers. The bins are empty and the baristas fire up the morning brew, while children are dropped at one of the nine council-owned childcare centres nearby. Chattering voices at the new Boyd Community Hub signal that the mothers’ groups have arrived. While pre-schoolers peruse the library shelves, upstairs maternal and child health appointments are underway to ensure the city’s newest residents are happy and healthy. City workers and uni students spill out into the streets and laneways in search of lunch. Food premises are regularly monitored and inspected by environmental health officers, while a smoke-free zone in The Causeway lane protects alfresco diners from passive smoking.

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English conversation classes begin at the Multicultural Hub (opposite the Queen Victoria Market) and community groups use the free meeting space to plan upcoming festivals and events to celebrate their cultures. Round the corner at the Drill Hall, the city’s affordable housing centre, vulnerable members of the community access vital medical support and health services. Meanwhile, housebound residents are visited by volunteers from the Friendly Visitor Program. They bring library books and help their clients participate in and feel connected to their community. Residents get home and take their dogs for walks in nearby local parks. The City of Melbourne manages 550 hectares of parks, gardens and squares. The new Open Space Strategy ensures residents and workers remain within walking distance of open space as the municipality grows. City restaurants and rooftop bars start to fill up with the evening’s patrons. Late night activation programs keep people in the city longer and later, with an increased emphasis on cultural activities, in line with the 24 hour city policy.

On Friday and Saturday nights the City of Melbourne’s four safe city taxi ranks, part of the Strategy for a Safer City, start to get busy as visitors look for a safe way home. Staffed by security personnel and monitored by security cameras, violence is kept to a minimum. The city’s bars and nightclubs disgorge their patrons onto the city streets. Intelligent urban design in the form of broader footpaths, increased street trees and flowers, better street furniture and lighting, have a calming effect on late night crowds in Swanston Street. Nearby, the Salvation Army Youth Street Teams walk the streets to offer support and protection to young, tired patrons. Funded by the City of Melbourne, the teams help vulnerable people make their way home with care. As the city empties, the streets are left to the late night street cleaners. Their 24 hour roster ensures the streets of Melbourne are always well maintained. For others the day is just beginning. Local runners start their morning rituals as the purpose-designed lights go on at the Tan Track. Nearby the rowing sheds begin to buzz with activity. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT

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A FEW OF OUR FAVOURITE THINGS

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THE AUSTRALIAN BOYS CHOIR 75 YEARS, 75 STORIES’ EXHIBITION

RESERVE FORCES DAY PARADE

22 JUNE ONWARDS LES MISÉRABLES The acclaimed new production of legendary musical Les Misérables, with glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, will premiere at Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre.

JUN TO JUL WINTER WONDERLAND CIRCUS SPECTACULAR

This year marks the centenary of the commencement of World War I. The Reserve Forces Day Parade will feature former and current Navy, Army and Air Force Reservists marching from Government House Drive to the Northern Forecourt of the Shrine of Remembrance, where a formal parade and commemorative service will be conducted.

NAIDOC@BIRRARUNG MARR NAIDOC at Birrarung Marr is a community celebration event with children’s activities at ArtPlay, a Welcome to Country and performances from some of Aboriginal Victoria’s best musicians.

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MELBOURNE CONVERSATIONS Melbourne Conversations is a series of free talks on current and challenging issues that influence Melbourne’s intellectual culture, creativity, liveability and sustainability Nite Art

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Photographer Mila Robles. Reko Rennie, Neon Natives, City of Melbourne Laneway Commission 2011.

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Melbourne Rare Book Week

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Wonderland Spiegeltent is the entertainment hub of Docklands located under the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel. Throughout June and July, the Wonderland Spiegeltent has a diverse line up of shows including comedy, acrobatics, aerial, circus, music and dance.

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The Australian Boys Choir celebrates its 75th anniversary with a free exhibition showcasing its rich choral history. The event will be a living, singing and evolving art display with interactive exhibits, handson activities for families and children, open rehearsals, free performances and school workshops.

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VICTOR HUGO: LES MISÉRABLES FROM PAGE TO STAGE Take an unforgettable journey from the 19th-century Paris of Victor Hugo’s novel – Les Misérables to today’s blockbuster stage musical, at the State Library of Victoria. Featuring rare items from the collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Maison de Victor Hugo, Musée Rodin, Cameron Mackintosh Archive and others, this exhibition is a world-first.

23 JUL NITE ART Explore contemporary art in Melbourne through and beyond the White Cube Gallery. Art sites across the city will open for one night only, including commercial galleries, artist-run spaces, museums, hidden architectural spaces and public street commissions.


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The Age Run Melbourne

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MELBOURNE RARE BOOK WEEK

AZTECS AT MELBOURNE MUSEUM

Melbourne Rare Book Week is a celebration of literature, history and the importance of the printed word in this UNESCO City of Literature. 24 libraries and cultural institutions join the book trade to present a series of free lectures, library tours and exhibitions, culminating in the Melbourne Rare Book Fair.

Uncover the mysteries of the Aztec afterlife at the Melbourne Museum. See striking statues that tell a story of belief, devotion and human sacrifice. Over 200 cultural treasures and dramatic multimedia from Mexico’s major museums are on display.

26 JUL TO 27 JUL OPEN HOUSE MELBOURNE Open House Melbourne is a free weekend event, providing access to some of the city’s most significant buildings. There are also a range of free tours and plenty of activities for the kids.

31 JUL TO 17 AUG MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL An iconic Melbourne event, the Melbourne International Film Festival takes place annually in the heart of the city, presenting an acclaimed screening program alongside industry and celebratory events.

SPORT 14 JUN AUSTRALIA V FRANCE The Qantas Wallabies will take on France in a three Test series as part of The Castrol EDGE France Tour at Etihad Stadium.

27 JUN SHARELLE MCMAHON MEDAL Enjoy a fabulous night out with all your favourite Melbourne Vixens players. The prestigious Melbourne Vixens Most Valuable Player award is announced on the night.

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REBELS V REDS Join us at AAMI Park as we take on the Reds for our last home game of the season. With Wallabies Quade Cooper and James Horwill (Reds) in town to visit our own Wallabies this one promises to be an absolute beauty!

27 JUL THE AGE RUN MELBOURNE The Age Run Melbourne, presented by People’s Choice, is more than just a fun run. For many participants, it’s an opportunity to give back to the community by raising funds for a cause close to their heart. It caters for all runners, with a 3km kids run, 5km run or walk, 10km run or Brooks half-marathon. Aztecs at Melbourne Museum

Discover all that’s happening in Melbourne at melbourne.vic.gov.au/whatson

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A FRIENDLY CHAT Local city resident Julie can’t stop smiling when talking about the City of Melbourne’s friendly visiting program. ‘For me it’s been such a worthwhile program with mutual benefits. I have made volunteer friends and my relationship with Paula, my client, has grown into a firm friendship.’ Julie started volunteering 12 months ago when she saw a friendly visiting program flyer. ‘I had recently moved to Melbourne and wanted to meet new people. After attending an information session I became part of a diverse group of 12 volunteers from all ages, lifestyles and backgrounds. The City of Melbourne gave us initial training on what to expect and our program responsibilities.

‘The great thing about the friendly visiting program is they work on making a good match for both parties. My main request was that my client was within walking distance since I live in the city.

‘I would encourage anyone thinking of volunteering in the friendly visiting program to find out more. It’s a really beneficial program for everyone involved,’ said Julie.

‘The City of Melbourne matched me with Paula, a local Italian lady. We come from different backgrounds but I have found during our weekly visits that we enjoy each other’s company and always have something to chat about. ‘Paula loves to hear about the new shows and exhibitions that I have seen. There is so much happening in Melbourne I use the City of Melbourne’s What’s On website to

WINTER HEALTH TIPS

‘We also talk about our families, past experiences and food, glorious food. That’s an endless topic of conversation for us. ‘Over Christmas we didn’t see each other for a few weeks and we really missed each other.

Each year they provide us with further training so I feel supported.

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keep up to date and then pass on the information to Paula.

Interested in becoming one of our Friendly Visiting Program Volunteers or isolated at home and would love to have a friendly face to visit you each week? Contact the City of Melbourne. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT

www.bit.ly/MELBvisitingprogram

The City of Melbourne says thank you to all our fabulous volunteers for their tireless great work!

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GET THE FLU VACCINATION

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Your doctor can help with this

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GRAB A TISSUE

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DISPOSE OF TISSUES THOUGHTFULLY Put used tissues in a plastic lined bin

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WASH YOUR HANDS

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DON’T SPREAD GERMS Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth

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When coughing or sneezing use a tissue over your nose and mouth

After you cough or sneeze wash with soap and water or alcohol-based cleaner

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(Left to right) Paula and Julie enjoying another visit.

DON’T GO TO WORK IF YOU ARE SICK You will spread the virus to others

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DON’T SEND SICK CHILDREN TO SCHOOL OR CHILDCARE They will spread the virus to carers and children

For 24 hour health advice, contact Nurse on Call 1300 60 60 24.


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WORKOUT

IN MELBOURNE Are you sick and tired of not being able to find the right place or time to exercise? Then why not make Melbourne your work out space. With many places right in the heart of the city, we encourage people of all fitness levels to enjoy the outdoors and get active. Recently, we held Let’s Move it Melbourne — a four-day program with a range of free beginner wellbeing and fitness activities. Let’s Move it Melbourne helped to kick start regular exercise habits for people who wanted to be more active but didn’t know how to begin.

100 Ways to Move it Melbourne gets you out and about Our latest initiative, 100 Ways to Move it Melbourne, invites our 350,000 Melbourne city workers to bring exercise back into their day by highlighting the benefits of physical activity. 100 Ways to Move it Melbourne and Let’s Move it Melbourne are initiatives of the City of Melbourne and supported by the Victorian Department of Health and VicHealth.

MOVE IT MELBOURNE

FIND OUT WHATS ON OFFER AT www.bit.ly/MELB100ways

WANT TO GET ACTIVE AT LUNCH TIME? DITCH THE DESK Held at various locations across the city, Ditch the Desk is an ongoing tailored health and wellness program for office worker groups. City workers are encouraged to join a free modified program and go in the running to win an eight-week program for their company.

LUNCHTIME WALKS Do you love walking around your city? Come along to our free instructor-led lunch time walking session. Varied routes will showcase Melbourne’s parks and gardens, historic buildings, street art and more.

CHECK OUT OUR RANGE OF FUN, FREE ACTIVITIES IN THE HEART OF THE CITY.

RETRO SPORTS Retro Sports is a week-long lunch time program with some age-old favourites: hula hooping, elastics, hopscotch, croquet, jazzercise and skipping.

CITY SQUARE During June, City Square will transform into Activity Central with free, fun health and wellbeing activities such as belly dancing, Bollywood dancing, tai chi, cooking demonstrations, yoga, zumba and meditation.

Download the TeamUp app. Created by VicHealth, TeamUp helps people to meet and take part in a physical activity that suits them.

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FIONA SWEETMAN REVEALS MELBOURNE’S MANY SECRETS

WELCOMING For ten years, tour operator Fiona Sweetman of Hidden Secrets Tours has been revealing the surprises of Melbourne’s famous laneways to visitors. ‘I have travelled widely and remembered from my own travels wanting to find community and a sense of place when visiting somewhere new. I have brought this into my laneway tours, focusing on small businesses and showing Melbourne as locals know it.’ Fiona also has a sustainability flavour to her tours, highlighting local crafts and initiatives. ‘On one tour, we have a honey tasting. We sponsor an inner city beehive so that local products are supported. I am always amazed by the ingenuity of Melburnians. When I speak about Melbourne’s history and various enterprises it’s really about the people, their determination and enthusiasm over time that gives Melbourne its vibrancy.’

Photographer – Matt Irwin

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‘By offering grants, and improving laneway conditions, the City of Melbourne has worked hard to change the city into a destination for visitors. Over time I have seen laneways really come into their own.’

We sponsor an inner city beehive so that local products are supported. I am always amazed by the ingenuity of Melburnians. ‘I can’t believe it’s been 10 years since we started and I am looking forward to many more years showing off the best that Melbourne has to offer,’ said Fiona. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT

www.bit.ly/MELBsecrettours

The City of Melbourne offers grants and sponsorships which allow successful applicants to deliver quality programs, events, conferences, products and services significant to Melbourne, bringing a wide range of social and economic returns to the city. Applications for small business grants, business event sponsorship program, event partnership program and social enterprise grants open in July. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT

Hidden Secrets got started with a small business grant from the City of Melbourne.

www.bit.ly/MELBgrants

BETTER WAYS TO PAY Pay by phone technology is on its way to more than 12,000 parking bays in the city, making payment easier and more convenient. The city-wide rollout of pay by phone parking will begin mid-June, starting in Carlton, which has successfully trialled the technology since 2011. By the end of 2014, the technology will be in place across the municipality. Pay by phone parking gives drivers an alternative way to pay for parking by

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using a smartphone app or by calling a customer service centre. Registration is simple and easy. Once drivers have created an account and added credit to their account using a credit card or debit card, they are ready to start using the service. To reduce the chances of getting a fine, for a small cost drivers can choose to get an SMS reminder that their parking time is about to expire. Every fee-paying parking bay will still be serviced by a parking meter or ticket machine, so drivers who prefer to pay with cash can do so. We will also be replacing ageing meters with new models that accept credit and debit card payments using touch and go technology.


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YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD

LANEWAY LEARNING Ever wanted to learn about worm farming, phonetics, neuroplasticity or playing the ukulele? These are just a few of the weird and wonderful classes that Laneway Learning has hosted since 2012. Melbourne caught up with one of the organisers, Michael Patterson, to find out what makes Laneway Learning so different.

‘... people get to share their knowledge and they in turn encourage others, knowledge should be for everyone no matter what age ...’ ‘Laneway Learning helps make learning fun and encourages people from all walks of life to come along and experience something new. Our informal classes are taught by regular people who have a passion for a particular subject and want to share it with others. We also keep classes

FIND OUT ABOUT THE WEIRD AND WONDERFUL CLASSES ON OFFER WITH LANEWAY LEARNING

small with a maximum of 24 people. We currently have two venues - Shebeen cafe and Little Mule cafe. This allows people to have a drink and meal if they want and the classes are all $12 which is affordable for most budgets. ‘It’s still early days for Laneway Learning but Melburnians love it with most classes booking out quickly. We are leading the way in providing a huge variety in our classes, our motto is anything and everything, and we have expanded Laneway Learning interstate into Sydney and recently Brisbane.’ Michael sees learning as a life-time activity rather than finishing after formal education. ‘It fills a gap that traditional educational venues don’t cover. The exciting thing is that people get to share their knowledge and they in turn encourage others, knowledge should be for everyone no matter what age.’ Michael and the other organisers are looking at more ways to build on partnerships and encourage people to get involved.

‘As the demand for classes increases, we are starting to explore partnerships with other venue owners. We also try to tie in our classes with what’s happening in the Melbourne events scene. ‘In 2013 we were part of City of Melbourne’s Knowledge Week and had a ‘new technology’ theme for all our classes during that time.’

‘It’s all about providing people with the opportunity to enjoy learning...’ Michael is enthusiastic about the future of Laneway Learning. ‘It’s all about providing people with the opportunity to enjoy learning for the sake of it and that will always be popular.’ FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT

www.bit.ly/MELBlanewaylearn

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MELBOURNE LOVE

IN BRIEF DISCOUNT OFFER

The Croods (2013), artists: Takao Noguchi (character), Dominque Louis (colour) © 2014 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Bring the kids along to see DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition at ACMI from 10 April to 5 October. Buy discount tickets by quoting the promotion code DWA-MELB* at ACMI’s Ticket and Information desk at Federation Square.

HELLO

*This offer is only available between 1 June – 31 July. Ticket discounts abide by the terms and conditions of the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.

YELLOW Curator Christine Eid’s latest exhibition Hello Yellow: Melbourne taxis - stories, colours and manners at City Gallery, is a personal labour of love – her father was a Melbourne taxi driver for many years.

‘I was so touched by this stranger’s generosity and looking back that a driver passenger connection could lead to something so wonderfully unexpected. It struck me that there must be many other shared experiences out there,’ said Christine.

‘I have lived in Melbourne all my life and really love this city, it always feels comfortable and safe, it’s an easy city to get around and taxis are part of this. I have always been fascinated by taxis and the stories about them. Personally they have touched my life in unexpected ways.

For her Hello Yellow City Gallery exhibition, Christine had access to the City of Melbourne’s art and heritage collection. With items sourced from the collection, Christine is exploring Melbourne’s rich taxi history as part of the exhibition.

‘I love Melbourne’s openness, its diversity. Taxis give people a chance to connect, share their everyday stories while travelling ...’ ‘My dad used to have this regular taxi passenger, an elderly woman who would travel from Ascot Vale to the city. When she found out that I had been born, she visited our home and gave me a handknitted cardigan. She even came to my christening. Her gift, a Babushka doll, was my most cherished possession. Many years later while pregnant with my son I bought him the same special gift.

‘In 1909, Melbourne was the first city in Australia to have motorised taxis. Taxis are also part of the Melbourne migrant story as many took up driving to support their newly arrived families, my family being one of them.’

Calling all photographers. Get inspired and enter our photography competition Snapped. The 2014 theme is ‘Melbourne by the Water.’ Winners will be awarded across two categories, totalling $5,500 in prizes. Entries open 30 June and close 1 September. Visit www.bit.ly/MELBlibrary

Christine sees taxis as an integral part of the city’s fabric. ‘I love Melbourne’s openness, its diversity. Taxis give people a chance to connect, share their everyday stories while travelling and for me Melbourne just wouldn’t be the same without taxis.’ Hello Yellow is supported by the City of Melbourne. Hello Yellow is on from 28 May to 28 July at City Gallery, Ground floor, Melbourne Town Hall, 120 Swanston Street. Enter through HalfTix. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT

www.bit.ly/MELBcitygallery

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HAPPY SNAPS

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UPGRADING PRINCES PARK Improvements to the Princes Park southern sports area are underway with natural turf reconstruction, new drainage, irrigation and additional sports lighting. Works are to be completed by end of this year.


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YOUR COUNCIL The Right Honourable Lord Mayor Robert Doyle

Deputy Lord Mayor Susan Riley

Future Melbourne (Major Projects) Committee Chair

Future Melbourne (Marketing Melbourne) Committee Deputy Chair

9658 9658 lordmayor@melbourne.vic.gov.au

9658 9043 susan.riley@melbourne.vic.gov.au

Cr Richard Foster

Cr Ken Ong

Future Melbourne (People City) Committee Chair

Future Melbourne (Planning) Committee Chair

9658 9056 richard.foster@melbourne.vic.gov.au

9658 9704 ken.ong@melbourne.vic.gov.au

Cr Rohan Leppert

Cr Beverley Pinder-Mortimer

Future Melbourne (Arts and Culture) Committee Chair

Future Melbourne (Marketing Melbourne) Committee Chair

9658 9051 rohan.leppert@melbourne.vic.gov.au

9658 9038 beverley.pinder-mortimer@melbourne.vic.gov.au

Cr Kevin Louey

Cr Jackie Watts

Future Melbourne (Economic Development) Committee Chair, Docklands Coordination Committee Co-Chair

Future Melbourne (Knowledge City) Committee Chair 9658 8580 jackie.watts@melbourne.vic.gov.au

9658 9170 or mobile 0413 960 811 kevin.louey@melbourne.vic.gov.au

Cr Stephen Mayne

Cr Arron Wood

Future Melbourne (Finance and Governance) Committee Chair

Future Melbourne (Environment) Committee Chair

9658 9636 or mobile 0412 106 241 stephen.mayne@melbourne.vic.gov.au

9658 9630 arron.wood@melbourne.vic.gov.au

Cr Cathy Oke

Postal address for all councillors

Future Melbourne (Transport) Committee Chair

City of Melbourne, GPO Box 1603, Melbourne VIC 3001

9658 9086 cathy.oke@melbourne.vic.gov.au

Fax for all councillors 03 9658 9613

COUNCIL MEETINGS All committee meetings are held in: Council Meeting Room, Level 2 Melbourne Town Hall, Swanston Street, Melbourne, except the Docklands Coordination Committee, which is held at: Goods Shed, 710 Collins Street, Docklands, Melbourne. All council meetings are held in: Council Chamber, (Public Gallery, Level 3) Melbourne Town Hall, Swanston Street, Melbourne. On occasion, council meetings are rescheduled or special meetings of the committees and council are called. For upcoming council and committee meeting dates and times, visit melbourne.vic.gov.au Changes to the meeting schedule are published at melbourne.vic.gov.au and on the notice board at the front of the Melbourne Town Hall administration building.

JUNE 2014 Future Melbourne Committee Tuesday 3 June

5.30pm

Future Melbourne Committee Tuesday 10 June

5.30pm

Council

5.30pm

Tuesday 24 June

JULY 2014 Future Melbourne Committee Tuesday 1 July

5.30pm

Future Melbourne Committee Tuesday 8 July

5.30pm

Council

5.30pm

Tuesday 29 July

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WIN!

YOUR OFFER

RENZO’S BAR 12 years ago Renzo was looking for the perfect waterfront venue for his new restaurant and Docklands was his first choice.

‘I have found over my time that the most rewarding moments are when we make customers happy. Customers often send emails to thank us for the service and the lovely time they had. That makes our day.’

‘Back then it was rare to find a venue with water views and our business soon became a local favourite. Now over the football season we are a popular spot for before and after matches at Etihad Stadium, and not only sport events but also concerts, functions, boat shows, fashion weeks and many more. Over the summer months, we have lots of tourists and locals who come and dine with us.’

Renzo was recognised in the Bronze Category of the Lord Mayor’s Commendations for more than 10 years of service in Melbourne.

Renzo has been a business owner for 19 years and has many happy memories in business.

‘The Lord Mayor’s Commendations are a wonderful initiative that makes businesses feel honoured and proud to be part of this beautiful city. Small businesses are a vital part of the city because, in a way, they showcase the true heart of it.’ Renzo’s Bar is located at 46 New Quay Promenade, Docklands

CITY OF MELBOURNE GRANTS

Renzo’s Bar is offering a $100 dining voucher. For your chance to win, tell us: ‘How many different types of pizza does Renzo’s bar offer?’ Send your response to info@renzosbar.com by 13 June. Only the winner will be notified.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT www.bit.ly/MELBgrants

SIGNAL YOUR INTEREST

COMMUNITY GRANTS

Are you passionate about engaging young people in the arts?

Do you have a great idea on how to connect, empower and engage your community? Then why not apply for one of our community grants?

Signal is a creative arts studio for young people (13 to 25 years) and is currently inviting artists to propose new ideas for creative projects. Successful artists will receive up to $15,000 per proposal. Applications close 21 July.

Applications for our 2015 community grants open on Tuesday 10 June and close on Monday 14 July.

The businesses featured on this page are all recipients of the Lord Mayor’s commendations. The commendations recognise the long-term commitment and contribution to the City of Melbourne by Melbourne’s small business proprietors and family-run businesses.

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