Will Docklands improve?

Key projects. Construction of Docklands commenced in 1997 and was originally anticipated to be completed in 2025. However Docklands will continue to evolve with re-master planning underway for some precincts, and therefore the completion date of Docklands has expanded.

What efforts have been made to make the Docklands sustainable?

Sustainability initiatives in Docklands that are setting new standards include features such as: Large campus style buildings with open floor spaces and natural light. Using space for cooling, fresh air circulation and ventilation.

Is Docklands a good place to live?

Docklands is a super place to live for a bit, to experience all that Melbourne has to offer. It’s particularly good if you’ve got a boat, or fancy getting out into Port Phillip bay often. It’s an inclusive place – where you get to meet a really cosmopolitan cross-section of the world.

Why do people go to Docklands?

From the original development at New Quay, featuring apartments, restaurants and marina, Docklands has grown as a waterfront precinct offering a mix of inner city living, shopping, business, parks, entertainment, dining, sporting events, community events, arts and culture.

How long has Docklands been around?

The site of modern-day Docklands was originally swamp land that in the 1880s became a bustling dock area as part of the Port of Melbourne, with an extensive network of wharfs, heavy rail infrastructure and light industry.

What is the population of the Docklands?

10,964 people
In the 2016 Census, there were 10,964 people in Docklands (State Suburbs). Of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population. The median age of people in Docklands (State Suburbs) was 30 years.

What used to be at Docklands?

Before the foundation of Melbourne, Docklands was a wetlands area consisting of a large salt lake and a giant swamp (known as West Melbourne Swamp) at the mouth of the Moonee Ponds Creek. It was one of the open hunting grounds of the Wurundjeri people, who created middens around the edges of the lake.

What is the Docklands used for now?

Although most of the old Dockland wharfs and warehouses have been demolished, some have been restored and converted into flats. Most of the docks themselves have survived and are now used as marinas or watersports centres (the major exception being the Surrey Commercial Docks, now largely filled in).

How Safe Is Docklands?

It is very safe around docklands. I work around there. Yes, very safe; if anything you’re likely to find it rather quiet, there’s not all that much activity going on down there. Also very safe to walk there from central Melbourne, or take a tram down.

Are Docklands expensive?

With a median unit price of $597,500, Docklands is higher than Victoria’s median unit price of $585,000. When it comes to renting, the Docklands median unit rental price per week is $400 which makes renting more expensive than Victoria’s average of $385.

Is Docklands a city in Australia?

Docklands (also known as Melbourne Docklands to differentiate it from London Docklands) is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 km (1.2 mi) west of the city’s Central Business District (CBD). Its local government area is the City of Melbourne. At the 2016 Census, Docklands had a population of 10,964.

How many people work in the Docklands?

Upon completion, Docklands is planned to attract 20 million visitors each year and be a workplace for 40,000 people.

Where is Wonderland fun park in Docklands Australia?

Address: 101 Waterfront Way, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia Number: 03 9602 1311 Website Contact How do we get there? What is there to do? Now, if you want to spend the day having FUN, then it makes sense to go to a place with “fun” in the name! Wonderland Fun Park is a SUPER fun way to spend the day with the family in Victoria.

What is going on in the Docklands in Melbourne?

A past and present comparison of Melbourne Docklands urban renewal. A huge area of old disused shipping docks is being transformed into a residential, commercial and office development.

Where is the Funfields Theme Park in Melbourne?

Funfields is the perfect place to celebrate your birthday no matter how old you are! Celebrate your end of year work party at Funfields Theme Park! Located just 40 km’s north of the Melbourne CBD at 2365 Plenty Road Whittlesea, 3757.

Where are the community hubs at the Docklands?

The Community Hub at the Dock is home to the Docklands Yacht Club, Dragon Boat Victoria and the Melbourne Outrigger Canoe Club. A family services centre is also located in the building. The Community Hub at the Dock is another example of a tri-partnership between Development Victoria, Lendlease and the City of Melbourne.