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Satellite view of central Melbourne and the Fishermans Bend renewal area.
News | Patrick Hunn | 11 Oct 2018

Fishermans Bend planning rules to manage density, boost social housing

The Victorian government has released the final planning framework for Fishermans Bend, the largest urban renewal area in Australia.

South Melbourne Primary School by Hayball.
News | Patrick Hunn | 6 Mar 2018

Victoria’s first vertical school rings in the academic year

The first of a wave of vertical schools planned for Melbourne, South Melbourne Primary School, designed by Hayball, has opened to students.

Satellite view of central Melbourne and the Fishermans Bend renewal area.
News | Patrick Hunn | 22 Feb 2018

Tower timeout: 26 Fishermans Bend developments halted

The Australian Institute of Architects has welcomed a Victorian government decision to halt 26 “inappropriate” development applications for towers in Melbourne’s Fishermans Bend.

Satellite view of central Melbourne and the Fishermans Bend renewal area.
News | Patrick Hunn | 24 Oct 2017

Architectural diversity prominent in vision of Australia’s largest urban renewal area

The Victorian government has released the Fishermans Bend Draft Framework, which lays out plans to encourage a more diverse range of architectural styles in the 480-hectare precinct.

Bolte Bridge by Denton Corker Marshall.
News | Patrick Hunn | 6 Oct 2017

Bolte Bridge, ‘Yellow Peril’ among 37 places recommended for heritage protection

A review by Melbourne city council recommends heritage protection for an eclectic collection of buildings across the rapidly developing areas of Southbank and Fishermans Bend.

The under-construction park on Buckhurst Street in Fishermans Bend, by prinicpal consultant Hayball and landscape architects Tract.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 8 Aug 2017

Construction begins on Fishermans Bend park

A park designed by Hayball and Tract Consultants will be built in anticipation of the urban renewal of the formerly industrial Fishermans Bend area of Melbourne.

A vision of how the Fishermans Bend urban renewal area could look in the future.
News | Sian Johnson | 8 Mar 2016

Minister supports Fishermans Bend refresh

The Victorian state government has supported 40 recommendations to improve outcomes for Melbourne’s urban renewal precinct.

The state government has purchased land adjacent to the school for $19 million in order to create a park. The park will be ready by the time the school opens in 2018.
News | Sian Johnson | 25 Feb 2016

High five: Victoria’s first vertical school unveiled

A $40m five-storey vertical school in Fishermans Bend by Hayball set for completion in 2018 will be one of Australia’s first.

The approved Rothelowman Architects project at 60-82 Johnson Street in Fishermans Bend is being sold by the developer.
News | Sian Johnson | 1 Oct 2015

Tall towers pushed to Melbourne’s CBD fringe

A Docklands project exceeds height limits and a Fishermans Bend project is for sale following planning changes in Melbourne.

Aerial view of Fishermans Bend.
News | Sian Johnson | 27 Jul 2015

Fishermans Bend advisory group revealed

The Ministerial Advisory Committee for the large urban renewal area includes experienced built environment professionals.

An aerial view of the $400m Rothelowman project in the Sandridge precinct at Fishermans Bend.
News | Sian Johnson | 27 May 2015

$570m apartment approval at Fishermans bend

The Victorian State Government approves three residential projects for Australia’s biggest urban renewal site.

Map of Fishermans Bend.
News | Sian Johnson | 18 May 2015

“Consultative planning” for Fishermans Bend

A committee made up of experts and community members will help decide on the future of Fishermans Bend.

Aerial view of Fishermans Bend.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 16 Apr 2015

Toxic water at major development site

The EPA will study contaminated water at Melbourne’s Fishermans Bend, which could lead to a pricey clean-up for developers