Environment » Waterways


The surf’s up in Victoria Harbour

May 31st, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge

Victoria Harbour is full of piers, boats and privatised moorings and its edges are rocky or raised platforms of aged timber.


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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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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Change afoot in Victoria Harbour

June 29th, 2022 - Sean Car

The prominent Lady Cutler Melbourne Showboat has been moved to North Wharf by the City of Melbourne’s waterways team in Docklands amid “significant upgrades” to the Harbour Esplanade passenger terminal.

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Riverkeeper travelogue

June 29th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

The first major bridge is the Charles Grimes and it marks the beginning of a journey to get to know the Yarra River better.

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New Docklands ferry terminal gets green light 

September 29th, 2021 - Docklands News

A new ferry passenger terminal dubbed the next “Flinders Street Station of water transport services” will be built in Docklands after winning the City of Melbourne’s approval.

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Call for expanded ferry network

June 30th, 2021 - David Schout

Ferries could play a more prominent role in Melbourne's tourism and transport network after a forum hosted in Docklands brought together "key players" from the city's waterways.

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Funding for waterways, but charter boats aren’t happy

June 2nd, 2021 - Sean Car

A $3.3 million investment into Docklands' waterways by the City of Melbourne as part of its recent council budget has only fuelled further anger from charter boat operators over being pushed out of Victoria Harbour.

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Hope for waterways authority

April 1st, 2016 - Docklands News

Hope is not yet lost in the campaign to establish an independent waterways authority for Docklands and the lower Yarra.

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Local waterways reform in tatters

October 30th, 2015 - Docklands News

An agreement to reform the governance of Docklands’ waterways spectacularly collapsed last month.

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A new world on our waterways

A new world on our waterways

July 31st, 2014 - Docklands News
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