The Age Embraces Market Plans -
In an editorial this week The Age announced its support for the Melbourne City Council plan to retain the market in its current form.
Reference was made to the need for a social enterprise rather than a commercial one and the importance of “grittiness” and “anarchy” over a sanitised presentation. The article talked about the sense of moving parking underground and the appropriateness of green park over graves.
We liked their comment about extending the use of the market site – “Victorians want more of the Vic Market - let's give it to them.”
Go to The Age for the full article - http://www.theage.com.au/comment/the-age-editorial/vic-market-must-be-preserved-and-enriched-20140426-37aa1.html
Participate Melbourne Receives Input -
As part of the second stage of renewal consultation the City of Melbourne has a forum on its website inviting comments on QVM. Here are some inputs -