Media Reports

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

“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