ICTC Mainstreet 2017

Queen Victoria Market Precinct Renewal
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Thursday 26 October 2017 1:45pm - 4:45pm
Field trip departs/returns Crown Promenade and includes tram transport.

Early bird $30 | Full Price $35pp
(numbers strictly limited and available to full conference delegates only)

Note: This tour runs concurrently with programmed sessions 4 & 5 - commencing after delegate lunch.

Take a guided tour by tram over to Queen Victoria Markets to see and hear about the largest single market renewal in the world right now. The Queen Victoria Market has been part of the city’s history and culture for more than 130 years. Over that time, the market has continued to evolve to what it is today, a marketplace loved by locals and an iconic tourist destination.

The $250m investment will preserving history and atmosphere, upgrade trader infrastructure and create new open public space in the market precinct and ensure the continued success of the country’s leading open-air market.

The renewal program is part of the City of Melbourne’s plan to ensure Melbourne remains the world’s most liveable city. It will help Council protect Melbourne’s environment and heritage, respond to population growth and provide essential services for residents and visitors.

The field trip will cover:

   - Planning considerations, sustainability and design

   - Engagement and consultation process, particularly with traders and customers