Australia’s largest urban renewal project under construction


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Key facts

Project area: 190 hectares (includes 44 hectares of water)
Development timeframe: 25 years (completion approx. 2025)
Private investment: $17.5 billion (upon completion)
Population: 20,000 residents and 60,000 workers (upon completion)

Places Victoria is managing the development of Melbourne’s Docklands - one of Australia’s largest urban renewal projects under construction.

Docklands' construction started in 1997. It is now 60% complete and has attracted more than $10 billion in private investment to date.

Docklands is an extension to Melbourne’s central business district.

Docklands attracts millions of visitors each year and offers a mix of uses including:

  • residential
  • commercial
  • retail
  • dining
  • leisure

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