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Live longer, healthier

Live longer, healthier

November 21st, 2023 - Susan Saunders

Residents 3000’s “Forum 3000” in October was about health and wellbeing – a popular topic in our online media. The theme of the recent event was to discuss the difference between “lifespan” and “health-span”.


Circular thinking for the built environment

October 25th, 2023 - CBD News

“Circularity” is defined as the shift from the wasteful “take-make-consume-discard” common practice to a “cradle-to-cradle” mindset.

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Lively AGM delights CBD residents

September 20th, 2023 - Susan Saunders

Where do you find people gathering to enjoy an AGM? 

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We are humans, we don’t minimise harm by creating harm to others

August 23rd, 2023 - Rafael Camillo

Communities are living organisms that are interconnected and where wellbeing must be considered holistically for successful outcomes. Nowhere is this more evident than in the heart of the city where everything has a greater intensity, vibrancy, and dynamism.

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Greening Guildford Lane

July 26th, 2023 - CBD News

Guildford Lane must be one of the most photographed lanes in the CBD these days. Being photogenic was not the aim. But for a core group of residents, creating a green haven was the necessary response to the towers engulfing us.

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Marvellous Melbourne Mornings

June 21st, 2023 - Sherry Maddock

The city is a different place first thing in the morning.  

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Urban nests – families on high rises

May 24th, 2023 - Dan Ong

Élodie reminisces as we chat about her arrival in the Hoddle Grid a decade ago. Back then, the way Melbourne felt like a city without being a “big city” made her feel at home.

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Favourite corners in our CBD

April 26th, 2023 - CBD News

As a resident in the CBD, there is so much to love and there are wall-to-wall cultural and sporting events.

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Keeping CBD locals up to speed on city planning

March 22nd, 2023 - CBD News

Each year a Forum 3000 event hosts an official presentation from the City of Melbourne.

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The issue of liquor licensing in our CBD

February 22nd, 2023 - Dr Stan Capp

In 2008 the state government introduced restrictions on the granting of 3am liquor licences to new venues unless it was of economic or cultural importance to the state and a Ministerial exemption was granted.

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