Tag Archives: Fisherman’s Bend

Council Election Special: Q+A with Councillor Rohan Leppert

In many ways it is the local council level of government which has the most profound impact on our built environment. In most cases they are the first line of decision making for buildings seeking planning approval and they also have a … Continue reading

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Ted Baillieu, The Architect Premier – Part 3

From November 2010 through to March 2013, Victoria had Ted Baillieu, an architect, as Premier. This post is part three of a four part interview with Mr Baillieu discussing a broad range of built environment issues. To read from the beginning … Continue reading

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Red + Black interview with Richard Wynne, Victoria’s Minister for Planning – Part 2

It is almost a year since the Andrews Labor Government swept to power in Victoria. In the months since, Richard Wynne has been busy pushing through significant reforms as Victoria’s Minister for Planning, such as refreshing Plan Melbourne, restricting building plot ratios … Continue reading

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Red+Black Interview with Victoria’s Government Architect, Jill Garner

After an extended period of uncertainty left by the previous Victorian State Government, the Premier, Daniel Andrews, has confirmed the appointment of Victoria’s next Government Architect. Architect Jill Garner was chosen personally by the premier out of what would no … Continue reading

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The complexity of Fishermans Bend. Interview with Rob McGauran

Fisherman’s Bend has a long history as an industrial, commercial and scientific precinct close to but disconnected from Melbourne’s CBD. Towards the end of the previous State Government’s term, the then Planning Minister, Matthew Guy, rezoned part of the massive … Continue reading

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