Environment

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Council trial making high-rise composting a reality

March 1st, 2023 - Sean Car

In an Australian-first, the City of Melbourne has introduced its Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) collection service in high-rise buildings through a 12-month pilot program.

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A safe berth for Pacific blacks

February 1st, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge

The whole point of creating floating wetlands is to attract birdlife and nature lovers to a busy part of the river.

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“Floating wetlands” set to transform the Yarra River in Docklands

December 14th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A series of “floating wetlands” are being launched in Docklands under a trial project to support a healthy ecosystem on the Yarra River.

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Community battery a first step for renewable energy in Docklands

November 30th, 2022 - Docklands News

The state government has announced a new community battery for Docklands, which will give locals small businesses owners without roof access the chance to benefit from renewable energy.

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Boats sail into a new-look Melbourne City Marina 

November 30th, 2022 - David Schout

A $1.97 million upgrade of Melbourne City Marina on Victoria Harbour has finished including with new pontoons, security gates, and piles being installed in time for summer.

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Docklands to receive new community battery

November 2nd, 2022 - Sean Car

The state government has announced a new community battery for Docklands, which will be installed at the Library at the Dock as part of the City of Melbourne’s Power Melbourne project.

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Trailblazing women of the maritime industry come together

November 2nd, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

In celebration of the 60th Melbourne Boat Show and the remarkable women paving the way in the maritime industry, Boating Industry Association Victoria and the City of Melbourne hosted a Women on Water networking event in Docklands last month. 

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Power Melbourne consultation open

September 28th, 2022 - Docklands News

The City of Melbourne is calling on feedback from the local community on potential locations for community batteries in its ambition to transition Melbourne to 100 per cent renewable energy.

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Skyfarm’s potential reimagined with latest partnership

August 31st, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Following a partnership between Melbourne Skyfarm and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), the rooftop car park’s urban farm has successfully harvested and donated 650 kilograms of produce to OzHarvest.

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Dead slow astern for the Wattle

August 31st, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

The guys in the engine room were rolling up their sleeves as they got the Wattle ready for a trial run in October.

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Docklands Art Collective wrap

Docklands Art Collective wrap

December 5th, 2018 - Docklands News
Big business is still a family business

Big business is still a family business

September 28th, 2010 - Docklands News
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