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Stonnington – A tale of 2 retail Icons – Chapel street and Chadstone

City of Stonnington is home to two of Melbourne's largest and iconic shopping destinations. Chadstone has undergone significant growth over the last 10 years and is the largest shopping mall in the Southern Hemisphere with 560+ stores and 23-26 million customers this year. Not far from Chadstone is Chapel street. Chapel Street is one of Melbourne’s premier shopping and entertainment strips with over 980 shops, street cafés, restaurants, bars, pubs and nightclubs. It has a reputation as
Melbourne’s fashion and style capital.


Dandenong

Dandenong is the regional capital for the south-east and civic heart of Greater Dandenong. A cosmopolitan metropolitan activity centre, with benchmark urban design and award winning public spaces it has undergone a significant transformation in the last decade since the State Government’s $290 million funded Revitalising Central Dandenong initiative. Experience the vibrant new Civic Centre, library and Public Square.


Geelong

Travel to beautiful Geelong and discover the laneways precinct, Mt Malop Central area and learn about the Revitalising of Central Geelong.




Melbourne – Night time Economy

People who live and work in the city, as well as domestic and international tourists, are attracted to a city as a result of its safety, diversity and vitality.

Night-time economies are an integral part of a city’s commercial, cultural and social fabric, with a city’s competitiveness relying heavily upon its reputation.

The City of Melbourne have been working strategically and innovatively for a number of years to transform Melbourne into a real 24 hour city. In the last 5years the number of people visiting the Melbourne CBD in this time bracket has increased over 5%, there has been a decrease in the crime rate, a decrease on spending on alcohol, and an increase in food spend by a massive 60%.



Melbourne – Queen Victoria Market Precinct Renewal

Queen Victoria Market and the surrounding precinct will begin a five-year program of restoration and renewal from 2017 with a budget of $250 million. The biggest overhaul in the Queen Victoria Market's 140-year history will entail a major transformation of its most beloved sections and construction of at least two high-rise towers.