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Media releases

Melbourne’s newest library delivers for community

The City of Melbourne has turned a new page in delivering community services – opening a new three-storey library with reading rooms, sound studios, art collections and family healthcare services in the heart of the Queen Victoria Market precinct. narrm ngarrgu Library and Family Services is...

Library upgrades to benefit more Melburnians

The City of Melbourne will upgrade its much-loved City Library – creating a modern, welcoming space for Melburnians and visitors to borrow books, access technology, and come together to share ideas.

Melbourne set to ‘sleigh’ this Christmas 

A ‘merry-ad’ of free festive fun will transform Melbourne for this year’s Christmas Festival – including a new and spectacular water and laser show on the Yarra and a brand-new home for Santa’s Workshop.

Parking improvements a clear sign for city visitors and businesses

Melburnians are benefiting from more flexible parking options in the city, using more than 90,000 free 15-minute parking sessions, since parking improvements began in July.  The City of Melbourne is increasing availability of on-street car parks for people running quick errands, keeping...

Melbourne set to sparkle into the New Year  

Melburnians are encouraged to don their sequins and glitter, as the city sparkles for the annual New Year’s Eve spectacular.   The City of Melbourne will host a massive city-wide midnight celebration with a special ‘All that sparkles’ theme – featuring a fireworks and laser extravaganza...

New committee to drive Melbourne’s daytime economy

A new committee established by the City of Melbourne will help turbocharge the city’s daytime economy, attract more people to the city and identify new opportunities for growth. The City Economy Advisory committee will be made up of Melbourne business owners, employers and entrepreneurs who are...

Make Room to deliver more homes for Melburnians most in need    

Construction is underway on the City of Melbourne’s landmark Make Room project to give our most vulnerable community members a safe and secure roof over their head. This is a project that will change people’s lives. Builder Harris HMC has been appointed to repurpose a Council-owned building...

Celebrating Melbourne’s unsung heroes

A not-for-profit keeping vulnerable Melburnians and their pets together, a leadership program for First Nations students and a much-loved arts festival are among the finalists for the 2023 Melbourne Awards. The Awards are the City of Melbourne’s highest accolades, celebrating the inspirational...
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