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Get behind market plan

Get behind market plan

By Shane Scanlan Visiting international market expert David O’Neil sees passionate reaction to the City of Melbourne’s plan to redevelop the Queen Victoria Market (QVM) as a positive. “That heart-felt argument is a sign of love,” Mr O’Neil said.  “It’s a good sign and it’s very typical.  Anytime an old beloved market gets into a

Market implementation framework released

The City of Melbourne has released details on how and when it intends to revitalise the Queen Victoria Market (QVM) while keeping it open for business right throughout renewal. As part of the proposed $250 million renewal, heritage sheds will undergo necessary restoration works, below-ground facilities will be built for traders and new public open

Financial viability of market redevelopment in question

The recent fracturing of partisanship around the market redevelopment has called into question its underpinning financial assumptions. Firstly, it has flushed out Lord Mayor Robert Doyle who says the council’s $76 million investment in the Munro site last year was never intended to contribute financially to the wider project. Had the C245 planning panel allowed

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