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Topic: Central Activities Districts
Will Rowville be a Clayton(s) rail line?

Will Rowville be a Clayton(s) rail line?

Sooner rather than later, the Baillieu Government is going to have to prove its credibility on public transport by making substantial progress on one of the rail lines it has promised. And I have an idea for where it should start. The easiest candidate is the promised Avalon rail line because its cost is estimated […]

Are the new suburban ‘supercentres’ attracting residents?

Are the new suburban ‘supercentres’ attracting residents?

The credibility of the six new suburban ‘supercentres’ announced by the Victorian Government in October 2008 has been undermined by a recent Government report on land supply. The Government announced in October 2008 that it was upgrading six existing suburban Principal Activity Centres (PAC) to Central Activities District (CAD) status. The CADs are a new […]

Is Docklands sinking Melbourne @ 5 Million?

Is Docklands sinking Melbourne @ 5 Million?

Docklands may be so successful in attracting major corporates that it could be undermining the prospects for jobs growth in the six suburban Central Activities Districts designated in Melbourne @ 5 Million

No foundation for policy on centres

No foundation for policy on centres

The  six building blocks for a better Melbourne announced yesterday by the Premier are innocuous (the term mother’s milk springs to mind) except for the third one, in which he pledges to ensure the planning system “encourages the transformation of Melbourne from a mono-centric to a multi-centred city, so that people can work closer to […]