​The Flash Forward project, to be delive…

​The Flash Forward project, to be delive…

​The Flash Forward project, to be delivered through the Working for Victoria initiative, will enhance 40 of Melbourne’s historic laneways through lighting and creative installations. The six-month project will employ production and graphic designers, music producers, lighting specialists, technicians and maintenance workers to bring the city’s laneways to life, improving public safety and amenity and supporting local businesses.The project is the largest revitalisation of CBD laneways in Melbourne’s history.
City of Melbourne Media release
21 Sep 2020
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The City of Melbourne is installing more…

The City of Melbourne is installing more than 500 metres of new bike lanes each week, as preparations ramp up to safely welcome people back to the city as COVID-19 restrictions ease.
City of Melbourne Media release
21 Sep 2020
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MidSumma, a three-day Mexican celebratio…

MidSumma, a three-day Mexican celebratio…

MidSumma, a three-day Mexican celebration and a Kids Day Out are just a sample of the diverse range of events the City of Melbourne will sponsor in 2021 to help stimulate the local economy as COVID-19…
City of Melbourne Media release
21 Sep 2020
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The City of Melbourne is ramping up effo…

The City of Melbourne is ramping up effo…

The City of Melbourne is ramping up efforts to reactivate hospitality businesses with a plan for up to 200 Safety Officers to deliver COVID-19 safety kits to restaurants and cafes.
City of Melbourne Media release
19 Sep 2020
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Hospitality venues in the City of Melbou…

Hospitality venues in the City of Melbou…

Hospitality venues in the City of Melbourne will be able to apply for free extended outdoor dining permits from Thursday 1 October to help them prepare for reopening once restrictions ease.
City of Melbourne Media release
19 Sep 2020
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Early works to prepare for a transformat…

Early works to prepare for a transformat…

Early works to prepare for a transformation of the southern end of Elizabeth Street will commence next month, with critical services diversions works to take place first during the quiet period.
City of Melbourne Media release
18 Sep 2020
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Environment portfolio Chair Cr Cathy Oke…

Environment portfolio Chair Cr Cathy Oke…

Environment portfolio Chair Cr Cathy Oke said encouraging investment in new buildings that are more sustainable and energy efficient will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support our economic recov…
City of Melbourne Media release
14 Sep 2020
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The Melbourne City Recovery Fund will in…

The Melbourne City Recovery Fund will in…

The Melbourne City Recovery Fund will invest in programs and infrastructure to kick-start the economy through extending outdoor trading, waiving permit fees, activating vacant shopfronts, and increasi…
City of Melbourne Media release
14 Sep 2020
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Hundreds of Melbourne’s buskers are set …

Hundreds of Melbourne’s buskers are set …

Hundreds of Melbourne’s buskers are set to take part in the ‘Tip My Hat’ busking competition being run by the City of Melbourne via Instagram.  Lord Mayor Sally Capp said Melbourne’s buskers have bee…
City of Melbourne Media release
11 Sep 2020
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