Columns
10 years on Image

10 years on

December 2008, Issue 38
Read more >>

Away from the desk Image

Away from the desk

The little bent tree
Read more >>

Docklander Image

Docklander

Forget Marvel, we’ve found a real superhero
Read more >>

Docklands Secrets Image

Docklands Secrets

Politician disrespects us
Read more >>

Fashion Image

Fashion

Top five street style trends
Read more >>

Health and Wellbeing Image

Health and Wellbeing

Massage variations and benefits
Read more >>

Letters Image

Letters

Letters to the Editor
Read more >>

New Businesses Image

New Businesses

70 years later, family business still suits
Read more >>

Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

Happy with your OC manager? Most are
Read more >>

Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

Another “son”
Read more >>

SkyPad Living Image

SkyPad Living

Welcome to your vertical village
Read more >>

Street Art Image

Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
Read more >>

We Live Here Image

We Live Here

Now Labor can work with residents
Read more >>

What Women Want - With Abby Crawford Image

What Women Want - With Abby Crawford

The excitement is building ...
Read more >>

10 Years On - March 2018

28 Feb 2018

February – March 2008, Issue 30
Council writes
“to do” list

By Shane Scanlan

The City of Melbourne has published a “to-do” list of activities it hopes will improve Docklands over the next three years.

Entitled “Delivering for Docklands”, the strategy was launched before Christmas and comprises 89 tasks under the general headings of residential, business and economic wellbeing.

Nearly half of those promises fall within the residential category where the council has identified 10 specific categories for support and improvement – childcare, recreation, public space, retirees, community groups, the arts, council information, pedestrian and bike paths, precinct character and the environment.

Some of the 43 actions listed here include:

Encourage business such as cinemas, theatres and book shops to locate in Docklands;

Introduce a comprehensive tree planting program;

Create additional public toilets where needed;

Investigate methods to reduce the impact of high winds;

Develop a Docklands-specific arts grants program; and

Work with the State Government to provide a pedestrian bridge between Lonsdale St and Telstra Dome.

The seven areas where the council hopes to support local business are: transport connections, parking, public transport, water transport, new business development, promotion and sustainable design.

In publishing the strategy, the council acknowledges that Docklands will need additional support “until it is a fully-developed precinct”.

Stay in touch with Docklands. Subscribe to FREE monthly e-Newspaper.

You must be registered with Docklands News to be able to post comments.
To register, please click here.

Docklands is Beautiful