Influence the naming of streets and places in Australia's largest urban renewal project, Fishermans Bend. Participate in shaping the Fishermans Bend Place Naming Framework to ensure that future names reflect the area's rich history, current identity, and future aspirations. Share your input before the survey closes on 9 October.
Fishermans Bend locals, Advanced Composite Structures Australia (ACS), recently featured in the Australian Manufacturing podcast with Brent Balinski and Peter Roberts, sharing their impressive journey and future plans, including their recent work in developing sovereign capability for ultra-high-temperature structures (up to 2500 degrees celsius).
The Infrastructure Sustainability Council Awards 2023, held at Fishermans Bend venue, The TimberYard on 7 September, showcased the pivotal actions advancing sustainability in the infrastructure sector of Australia and New Zealand, organised by the Infrastructure Sustainability Council (ISC).
Port Phillip's Urban Artist Directory is a hub for connecting developers and businesses with experienced public artists, showcasing Melbourne's diverse art scene. Artists can apply via the Artist Directory Request Form. This resource serves developers with projects over two million dollars under the City of Port Phillip's percent for art scheme and benefits CoPP businesses seeking public art.
Congratulations to Fishermans Bend locals, SYPAQ Systems on their 2023 AFR BOSS Most Innovative award win for their Corvo Precision Payload Delivery System (PPDS). This drone technology, inspired by the IKEA flatpack concept, plays a crucial role in Ukraine's defence against the Russian army. The PPDS packs advanced guidance and control systems into a cardboard drone that can be assembled by soldiers in the field. Initially designed for humanitarian supply deliveries, it has been repurposed for various uses, including kamikaze drone attacks. SYPAQ's innovation highlights Australian engineering ingenuity on the global stage. *Photo Eamon Gallagher.
The City of Melbourne is currently developing the Fishermans Bend Place Naming Framework for future streets and open spaces. Read this interesting article from the Port Phillip Historical and Preservation Society about past place naming practices in the area to see how history is influencing this current naming activity.