Circus Oz to Quit Port Melbourne For Collingwood in Spring, 2014

IT WILL be the end of an era in Port Melbourne next spring, when Circus Oz plans to cross town.

The unique business, one of only four in Australia supported as an ‘international company’ by both the state and federal governments – will relocate to a Skills Victoria owned site at 35 Johnston Street in the inner north-east suburb of Collingwood.

The circus’s outgoing Port Melbourne headquarters at 40 Bay Street is on crown land but may be sold down the track, as it fills a major gap separating the popular retail strip, from the beach.

Read more

17-Level Apartment Tower Mooted Near Collingwood’s Victoria Park Stadium

SOON, Melbourne’s eyesore commission flat towers might not be the tallest buildings within their suburbs.

Far from being daunted by new planning minister Matthew Guy shredding of the Brumby government’s problematic Melbourne 2030 planning policy (which he argued in Opposition treated metropolitan Melbourne like one giant development zone), residential developers are still proposing big, bold buildings. This is despite Melbourne planning being a relative state of limbo until a new planning strategy is formulated.

This time, in Magpie land and near the Victoria Park stadium (pictured) and train station, a proposal has been lodged to build a 204-unit residential village with ground floor shops and a 17-level tower.

Read more
error: Content is protected !!