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MCG State Memorial Date Set for March 30

by on March 8, 2022 0
Loading Warne’s famous singing friends Chris Martin and Ed Sheeran are eager to attend and might perform. Mick Jagger was also touted as a potential entrant. Mr Andrews said details of the memorial service were still being finalized, including the need to follow all COVID-19 health and safety protocols. He said there would be... Read More

New and completed projects in 2021

by on December 20, 2021 0
Despite the upheavals of 2021, Parks Victoria has continued with a series of exciting projects to help connect people with nature – something we’ve all grown to appreciate more this year! Here’s a recap of some of our favorites. Grampians Peaks Trail Put on your hiking boots! The epic Grampians Peaks Trail was completed... Read More

Middle Brighton Pier open for summer

by on December 7, 2021 0
The wait is over for lovers of sunset walks, swimming and sailing with vital repairs to Middle Brighton Pier now complete and public access restored in time for summer. A ten-month work program reinforced a 340-meter section of pier piles and ties and replaced deteriorating deck hatches between the foreshore and the entrance to... Read More

Break down barriers to access to the beach

by on December 7, 2021 0
Our free program aims to remove the barriers preventing people with disabilities from enjoying a day at the beach and has been strongly supported by the Port Melbourne and St Kilda Rescue Clubs and Life Saving Victoria since 2017. Paul Mapley, executive committee member of the Port Melbourne Life Saving Club, said club volunteers... Read More

Soon the new St Kilda pier

by on November 17, 2021 0
Work on the new St Kilda Pier will begin soon with the appointment of the main construction partner following a two-stage public tender process. Simpson Constructions to complete $ 53 million Redevelopment of St Kilda Pier project with off-site work starting shortly. Construction along the existing St Kilda Pier is expected to begin in... Read More

St Kilda’s new pier is coming soon

by on November 16, 2021 0
Work on the new St Kilda Pier will begin soon with the appointment of the main construction partner following a two-stage public tender process. Ports and Freight Minister Melissa Horne today announced that Simpson Constructions will complete the $ 53 million St Kilda Pier redevelopment project and that off-site work will begin shortly. Construction... Read More

An additional $ 241 million for the redevelopment of the arts district

by on November 16, 2021 0
Redevelopment plans for Melbourne’s Southbank Arts District continue at a steady pace, with the Victorian government this week announcing an additional investment of $ 241 million for major upgrades to the Melbourne Arts Center. The additional funding so far brings the Andrews government’s total investment in the redevelopment of the compound to $ 1.7... Read More

Vaccines hold protest at popular restaurant in St Kilda Melbourne to protest Covid-19 rules

by on October 23, 2021 0
Anti-vaccines gathered at a popular Melbourne restaurant to protest the state’s vaccination rules against Covid. Dozens of protesters lined up in St Kilda’s Acland Street restaurant district on Saturday for a sit-down picnic, calling for an end to “vaccine segregation”. Organizers encouraged protesters via Telegram to rally along the trail, starting at the end... Read More

WorkSafe accuses Victoria Health Department of COVID hotel quarantine program

by on September 28, 2021 0
The health and safety watchdog has charged the Victoria Health Department with 58 violations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act in connection with the state’s hotel quarantine program. Key points: WorkSafe Victoria Alleges Department Failed to Provide Adequate Infection Prevention Guidance and Training Watchdog says contracted employees and security guards were at serious... Read More

Four architectural firms selected to design Melbourne’s new NGV Contemporary

by on September 19, 2021 0
Four major architectural and multidisciplinary design teams have been shortlisted to take the next step of the NGV Contemporary Design Competition, bringing the project – “Australia’s largest cultural infrastructure project ever” – one step closer to construction. The Victorian government announced today that John Wardle Architects, Field, Angelo Candalepas and Associates and Open Weave... Read More

Covid-19 Victoria: the state will see 18,000 cases of Covid in a few weeks and 800 people in hospital

by on September 9, 2021 0
Entire Victorian families test positive for Covid before a member even knows they are infected with the virus. Concerned health officials blame the discovery as the reason the state’s rapidly spreading Delta epidemic is on track to reach 18,000 active cases in a matter of weeks. “We find cases where entire households are positive... Read More

Hopes to stop AFL Grand Final Westward

by on July 22, 2021 0
The AFL is working with state governments and stadiums to create “barren halls” for team movement during the finals, while WA has signaled its interest in hosting the grand final if crowds are left out of the CWM in September. Last year’s decisive game between Richmond and Geelong was played in Brisbane after the... Read More