$10, Booking Required


Thu 24 Mar
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


The tour convenes on the lawn outside Media House at 655 Collins St (corner of Spencer St).
655 Collins St, 655 Collins St, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia

Bus on Todd Rd, Fishermans Bend. Public transport is critical to the future of Fishermans Bend, 2021, Janet Bolitho

Open Nature: Jane’s Walk – Transforming Fishermans Bend Past Event

Presented by Open House Melbourne

Explore the ‘nature’ of Fishermans Bend’s terrain, its relationship to the River and Westgate Park, and the plans ahead for a biodiverse, water sensitive precinct.

This combined bus (public transport) and walking tour will journey from the CBD to Fishermans Bend. The walking part of the tour will begin at the Bolte Bridge and enter the National Employment and Innovation Cluster (formerly the Employment Precinct) of Fishermans Bend. The walk will introduce plans for the University of Melbourne’s Engineering campus and the former General Motors Holden site.

The walk will end at Wharf Rd, Fishermans Bend bus stop for easy return to Southern Cross.


Janet Bolitho

Janet Bolitho (Port Places) follows in the footsteps of Jane Jacobs, closely observing the changing city. She has an intense interest in Fishermans Bend, its history, present and unfolding future. She is a member of the Fishermans Bend Development Board, a former Mayor of Port Phillip, and currently on the Committee of Management for Westgate Biodiversity: Bili Nursery & Landcare.