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Media releases

Greenline Project transformation begins at Birrarung Marr

The City of Melbourne has officially marked construction at the Birrarung Marr stage of the city-shaping Greenline Project  The $30 million transformation of Birrarung Marr will create 450 metres of new boardwalks, promenades, native habitats and greening along the river’s edge between Batman...

Celebrating the stories of inspiring Melburnians 

Applications are now open for this year’s Melbourne Awards – an opportunity for the City of Melbourne to celebrate and thank the people and organisations making a positive difference in our community.  

Making room for Melburnians in need

The City of Melbourne is doing its part to help break the cycle of homelessness as its landmark Make Room project approaches completion. Make Room is a unique partnership that will give our most vulnerable community members a safe and secure roof over their head and access to life-changing support...

Expanded support to boost local businesses

More Melbourne businesses will get the help and tools they need to start, grow and succeed – thanks to a supercharged support team. The City of Melbourne’s draft Budget 2024–25 will invest $1.6 million to expand the Business Concierge program – making it easier to open and operate a business. The...

Building better facilities closer to home  

The City of Melbourne will design and deliver new grassroots sporting facilities to ensure more Melburnians can play the game they love.        Council’s draft Budget 2024–25 is proposing to invest more than $30 million to upgrade key sporting infrastructure to...

More affordable homes for Melburnians

The City of Melbourne will continue to do its part to help tackle the housing crisis in Melbourne through a proposal to transform two Council-owned sites into new affordable housing.   Council’s Affordable Housing Strategy sets an ambitious target to deliver up to 25 per cent of affordable housing...

New creative studios drive more jobs in the city

The City of Melbourne has opened the doors to a new creative studio hub on Collins Street – bringing more than 100 designers, video game producers, architects and writers into the heart of the city.     Council has partnered with the Victorian Government to transform a large office...
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