GMH Social Centre

Former GMH Social Centre. Photograph by David Thompson. The former General Motors-Holden Social Centre is tucked away off Salmon Street. Constructed in 1945 by Richmond builder, E A Watts Ltd, the building hosted concerts, balls and all manner … [Read more...]

Ingles Street

by David Radcliffe Ingles Street is parallel to, and a block south of, the northern boundary between Port Melbourne and South Melbourne. When gazetted in 1860, it only ran from the eastern boundary with Emerald Hill (South Melbourne), past the … [Read more...]

Life on the Bend

Life on the Bend: A Social History of Fishermans Bend has been released by the Fishermans Bend Taskforce. Note the emphasis on A Social History. It is fully acknowledged that there are many histories to tell and many layers to uncover. The … [Read more...]

Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal Area

Keeping informed on Fishermans Bend The City of Port Phillip has created a very helpful map based resource of the Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal Area showing the precincts within the City of Port Phillip, height controls, and planning … [Read more...]

A Fresh Look at Fishermans Bend

17 April 2015 Planning Minister Richard Wynne today announced a welcome review of planning for Fishermans Bend. The review promises to 'work with the community every step of the way' on future planning for the urban renewal area. A major … [Read more...]

The History of Fishermans Bend

An early action of the new Andrews Government in relation to the Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal project was to release the many background reports commissioned to inform planning for the area. PMHPS was aware that these reports had been … [Read more...]

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