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New committee unveiled to boost daytime economy

New committee unveiled to boost daytime economy

November 1st, 2023 - Brendan Rees

A newly formed committee aimed at “turbocharging” the city’s daytime economy has been established as the City of Melbourne looks towards new growth opportunities post-COVID.

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A year on from the Docklands Summit …

September 27th, 2023 - Sean Car

A whole year has already gone by since last September’s all-important “reset” for Docklands, so how are things progressing since?

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Locals, stakeholders endorse CBD end of Greenline, less convinced about Docklands side

August 30th, 2023 - David Schout

Hundreds of residents and stakeholders have strongly endorsed designs for the eastern “city” end of the City of Melbourne’s flagship Greenline project but have expressed less certainty about the western “Docklands” side.

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“Policy by stealth”: Former Deputy Lord Mayor accuses council of edging out city helipad

August 30th, 2023 - David Schout

The writing is on the wall for Yarra River helipad, which has operated for more than 50 years.

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New pocket park installed at Yanonung Quay

August 2nd, 2023 - Sean Car

A new parklet donated to the City of Melbourne by the state government’s Metro Tunnel Creative Program has been installed at Yanonung Quay in Docklands to help “deliver immediate beautification”.

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ATET’s “compliance ignored” as council shuts venue down amid “unprecedented level” of noise complaints

June 29th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Docklands’ controversial floating events space ATET has officially closed its doors after the City of Melbourne terminated its licence despite the operator contending he had followed “every rule”.

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Council cutting consultant costs, but won’t review relationship with PwC

June 28th, 2023 - David Schout

The City of Melbourne is cutting costs on consultants but won’t reassess future contracts with PwC Australia in the wake of the tax leak scandal.

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Council stands with Ukraine, cuts ties with Russian city

June 28th, 2023 - David Schout

Lord Mayor Sally Capp said the decision was “not taken lightly” as the council ended a 34-year relationship.

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Night-time’s fine, daytime’s not: new committee to bridge city’s economic gap

June 28th, 2023 - David Schout

With the council’s “night-time economy” committee set to lapse, it has shifted focus to boosting daytime trade.

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“We need to draw a line in the sand”: Council issues default notice to ATET

May 31st, 2023 - Sean Car

Controversial floating nightclub ATET is being forced to either turn its music right down or vacate Victoria Harbour after City of Melbourne councillors voted unanimously to default the venue for “significant and consistent” noise breaches.

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