Media Reports

Herald Sun, Saturday, September 18, 2021, pages from 20 to 21: Maritime heritage planned for Docklands  - Mission to mark sea sites . 

Channel 7 Eventing News 17/9/2021  focussed on the maritime heritage trail. See it here -  about half way through the bulletin

Channel 9 news  16/9/2021 Docklands Ferry Terminal: https://www.abc.net.au/radio/melbourne/programs/breakfast/docklands-ferry-terminal-sammyj/13544048 

Channel 9 New 2012 See https://www.9news.com.au/national/melbourne-begins-sydney-style-ferry-study/2398da84-1d4f-4e39-a155-2ca3c1a56c31

ABC Radio - AM 16/9 Ferry terminal in Victoria  Harbour  - Google Breakfast with Sammy J as below). The discussion starts 1:45 mins into the program:  https://www.abc.net.au/radio/melbourne/programs/breakfast/docklands-ferry-terminal-sammyj/13544048

‘Jewel in the crown’: Victoria missing targets on protection of historic piers, by Sumeyya Ilanbey, The Age July 12, 2021.  See: https://www.theage.com.au/politics/victoria/jewel-in-the-crown-victoria-missing-targets-on-protection-of-historic-piers-20210711-p588n7.html

Maritime is gaining recognition, By Dr Jackie Watts - Chair, Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network, 30 Jun 2021 Docklands News See: https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/columns/detail/maritime_17620/

Call for expanded ferry network, By David Schout, 30 Jun 2021 Docklands News See: https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/editions/article/call-for-expanded-ferry-network_17616/ 

A couple of royal wharves, By Ashley Smith - Royal Historical Society of Victoria, 30 Jun 2021 Docklands News See: https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/columns/detail/history_17621/

Melbourne Is Getting a New 3500-Square-Metre Park (With an “Urban Forest”) on the Riverside, 21 April 2021. Broadsheet,  See https://www.broadsheet.com.au/melbourne/city-file/article/melbourne-getting-new-3500-square-metre-park-urban-forest-riverside

“Unsung heroes of the sea offer us a lesson” Tony Wright. The Age February 27, 2021 p,33

Maritime heritage group visits Station Pier, Victorian Ports Melbourne, 3/02/2021. See: https://www.vicports.vic.gov.au/News/Pages/maritime-heritage-group-visit.aspx

“Truth about the submarines debacle” Robert Gottleibson, The Australian, February 18, 2021 p.24

"Shrinking merchant fleet leaves us exposed". Greg Sheridan. The Australian, February 18, 2021. p. 1

"We are adrift, lazy and unprepared for any serious threat".  Greg Sheridan. The Australian, February 18, 2021. p. 11

Central Pier, 23 January 2021. See https://www.mmhn.org.au/central-pier/ 

Cr Watts ferry article herald sun 21 Oct 2020, See https://www.mmhn.org.au/wp-content/uploads/Cr-Watts-ferry-article-herald-sun-21-Oct-2020.pdf 

Opening up Melbourne’s waterways, by Cr Jackie Watts, 30/9/2020 Docklands News See https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/columns/detail/maritime_16837/ 

Reflecting on the power of our docks, by Cr Jackie Watts, 2/9/2020 Docklands News See  https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/columns/detail/maritime_16724/  

Maritime dream closer to reality, by Sean Car, 2/9/2020 Docklands News See https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/editions/article/maritime-dream-closer-to-reality_16717/

Two steps forward and one step back, by Cr Jackie Watts, 1/7/2020 Docklands News See https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/columns/detail/maritime_16528/

Celebrating our heritage, by Cr Jackie Watts, 3/6/2020 Docklands News See https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/columns/detail/maritime-june-2020_16424/

Tyranny of distance? by Cr Jackie Watts, 30/4/2020 Docklands News See https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/columns/detail/maritime_16329/

Maritime matters, by Cr Jackie Watts, 30/4/2020 Docklands News See https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/columns/detail/maritime_16226/

Push for maritime museum and more recognition for 'Cinderella river', 21/1/2020 The Age See https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/push-for-maritime-museum-and-more-recognition-for-cinderella-river-20200120-p53t3e.html

Renewed push for maritime museum, 29/10/2019 Docklands News See https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/editions/article/renewed-push-for-maritime-museum_15825/ 

Ports Australia Welcomes Action on Australian Shipping and Maritime Skills. Media Report 7 May 2019 https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/editions/article/renewed-push-for-maritime-museum_15825/

The Riverkeepers Call to Arms https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/editions/article/the-riverkeepers-call-to-arms_15207/

Bolte Precinct Plan revised. Docklands News 27/2/2019. “The City of Melbourne has approved an amended Development Plan at Yarra’s Edge Bolte Precinct what includes planes for maritime waterfront facilities public space and well-being facilities at the sites western end.” https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/pdf-archive

Central Pier repair works Docklands News 27/2/2019 “Works to stabilise a substantial part of the main entrance to Central Pier is under way, after structural faults were discovered late last year” https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/images/uploads/pdf-archive/DLN149.pdf

Kangan Institute Hosts Global Skills Challenge Docklands News April 30 https://www.docklandsnews.com.au/editions/article/kangan-institute-hosts-global-skills-challenge_15203/

Coastal shipping decline part of broader maritime capability crisis AFR 29/1/2019 report

Bringing waterways threads together http://www.docklandsnews.com.au/editions/article/bringing-the-waterways-threads-together_14419/

Another Blow to Maritime Industry   http://www.docklandsnews.com.au/images/uploads/pdf-archive/DN143.pdf

Marvel announced as new sponsor of stadium http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-24/marvel-stadium-rebrand-polarises-punters/9794932

State funds AFL for Stadium Redevelopment  http://www.docklandsnews.com.au/images/uploads/pdf-archive/DN141.pdf

Melbourne Mission becomes home to OSSA Dailey Commercial News, September Issue, 2018

Public Records Office See https://www.prov.vic.gov.au/explore-collection/online-galleries-and-exhibitions/sailing-melbourne 

Streamlines Newsletter November 2018, item on p.1

Etihad Stadium set for major upgrade in Andrews government cash splash12/4/2018 The Age See https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl/andrews-government-set-to-splash-cash-on-footy-stadiums-20180412-p4z9bg.html