July 12, 2020

The Victorian Government has announced a $534 million relief package to help businesses affected by the reinstatement of restrictions related to COVID-19 in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire.

This support will include:

  • a dedicated $20 million CBD Business Sup...

July 7, 2020

Urban Developer website reports that, “The University of Melbourne might have to go back to the drawing board on the design of a proposed $2 billion campus at Fishermans Bend following a critical committee report."

City of Melbourne Director of Strategy, Emma Appleton i...

March 5, 2020

Industry and government representatives convened today (5 March 2020) at Toyota in Fishermans Bend to hear Bernadine Voss, Mayor of the City of Port Phillip, Michael Caltabiano, CEO of ARRB, Rowan Maclean, Executive Director Fishermans Bend Precinct for the University...

February 5, 2020

The President of FBBF, Richard Blackman invited representatives of the Fishermans Bend Taskforce from the Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions to inspect some of Port Melbourne's most innovative businesses.

 Taskforce planners and project officers received a briefi...

January 23, 2020

 Picture (L-R) Richard Blackman (President), John Biondo, Peter Smith, David Weston (Exec. Officer) Alysia Reilly (Secretary) John Phillips (Treasurer) Andy Bowen, Murray Nicol (Deputy President) Not in photo Eric Nigol

Members attended AGM at the offices of OptiComm on...

November 29, 2019

FBBF members attending the November Business in the Bend function at Starward Distillery were given a presentation on the concept of establishing Fishermans Bend as a test-bed for innovations in mobility.  The project being advanced by the Australian Road Research Boar...

November 12, 2019

Fishermans Bend Business Forum jointly hosted international expert on the future of mobility Marco Marechal at the National Transport Research Centre in Fishermans Bend last Friday. Here FBBF Deputy President Murray Nicol (right) with Samantha Taylor (National Partners...

October 10, 2019

The Port Phillip Council recently supported an amended proposal for a 20 story apartment development at 118 Bertie St in the Sandridge Precinct.  The location between Fennell Street and the Freeway, if given the go ahead by the Minister for Planning, will be the first...

September 12, 2019

FBBF President Richard Blackman hosted government representatives and local businesses at the first Business in the Bend networking event on 11 September at Starward Distillery in Bertie Street.  Guests included Meredith Sussex AM the Chair of the Fishermans Developmen...

August 26, 2019

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