Oh.Yes.Melbourne

Why we Melbourne: 21 Oct 16

South Wharf Promenade is home to some of Melbourne's most exciting hospitality talent, housed in lovingly restored heritage cargo sheds. These cafes and restaurants boast one of the most beautiful waterside views in Melbourne, all within easy reach of the central city. © MELBOURNE © - 14 by...

Why We Melbourne: Fitzroy

Fitzroy is a suburb of Melbourne, 2 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District in the local government area of the City of Yarra. At the 2011 Census, Fitzroy had a population of 9,430. Planned as Melbourne's first suburb, it was later also one of the city's first areas to...

Ballarat: Part 4

Ballarat is Victoria's third largest city, located just over an hour by road or rail west of Melbourne. Ballarat has enjoyed a rich and prosperous heritage thanks to the Gold Rush which began in 1851. News that the Ballarat region was home to the richest alluvial goldfield in the world...

Why We Melbourne: 01OCT16

Did you know ? Melbourne is the only city in the world that has five international standard sporting facilities (including three with retractable roofs) on the fringe of its central business district. Melbourne Cricket Ground, Docklands Stadium, Rod Laver Arena, Hisense Arena and Olympic Park in...

Café Society: Horse On Heels

Horse On Heels is designed by Melbourne-based Figureground Architecture, based in Fitzroy the cafe has an unique offering of handcrafted sweet and savory waffles. Horse On Heels was keen to build on the success of a smaller, take-away waffle venue established within a shipping container at the at...

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Development & Planning

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 12:00
First covered on Urban Melbourne just a tick over 3 years ago, Golden Age Group's Victoria One has achieved a significant milestone with head contractor Probuild topping out the core at a height of 271m AHD and in the process claiming the title of the tallest structure in the Melbourne CBD.

Policy, Culture & Opinion

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 12:00
Two important stories which traverse both transport and housing topic areas were highlighted on Urban Melbourne this week. The news that the medium and high-density components of Williams Landing will ramp up highlight what some might gloss over but what I think is the correct 'order' of doing things: the rail station is built first, developers then piggyback off the new infrastructure second.

Visual Melbourne

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 07:00
Once again Melbourne has turned it on for the spectacular cultural juggernaut that is White Night. A crowd of around 600,000 took part in the all night festival of projections, performances, artworks and installations. Stealing the show again this year was the extraordinary projections upon the Royal Exhibition Building.

Sustainability & Environment

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 12:00
Two of City of Melbourne's key urban design initiatives are in the starters gates, with Lord Major Robert Doyle yesterday providing further information on the pair. As of next month, the long-awaited upgrade to the southern end of Elizabeth Street will begin.