Columns
10 years on Image

10 years on

Alma Doepel refit well underway
Read more >>

Away from the desk Image

Away from the desk

The little bent tree
Read more >>

Chamber update Image

Chamber update

School holiday fun
Read more >>

Docklander Image

Docklander

Dan’s a community man
Read more >>

Fashion Image

Fashion

Top five street style trends
Read more >>

Health and Wellbeing Image

Health and Wellbeing

Modern approach to musculoskeletal pain
Read more >>

Letters Image

Letters

Tram no Metro - Bike danger
Read more >>

New Businesses Image

New Businesses

Tony’s back in business
Read more >>

Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

Take more care with your insurance
Read more >>

Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

Best of friends
Read more >>

Precinct Perspectives

My view of Docklands; from NewQuay
Read more >>

SkyPad Living Image

SkyPad Living

Sharing our vertical commons
Read more >>

Street Art Image

Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
Read more >>

The District

A reading room for our community
Read more >>

We Live Here Image

We Live Here

A Royal Commission into industry scandals
Read more >>

Letters to the Editor - July 2016

30 Jun 2016

On river speed limits

All Victorians should be concerned about reports that the Port of Melbourne Corporation may approve an increase in speed on the Yarra River for Port Phillip Ferries.

And Lord Mayor Robert Doyle should not indicate any pre-determined acceptance of the notion in his public utterances.

Only when it was almost complete, did CEO Mr Paul Little drop the bombshell that Yarra River speed limits are too slow for the sustained economic viability of the venture.

That a business person who would have (or at least should have) known all facets of the business to announce such a thing so late in development is a blatant exercise in elitist gamesmanship and corporate bullying.

Yarra River speeds should not be increased for anyone, and particularly not for a single entity who, if their own words are to be believed, mishandled a business development so poorly it would have been ranked a FAIL if submitted by a student doing Certificate 111 in Business Planning at the local TAFE.

Walter Ramsey

Send your letters to (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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