Victoria Square

We South Australians have some harebrained ideas sometimes. This week, Adelaide City Council decided to push ahead with multi-million dollar plans to revitalise the dreary and deserted Victoria Square into a major CBD hub.

Upside down. Round and round.

That’s despite the fact that the State Government is already pushing ahead with its own multi-BILLION dollar plans to revitalise the nearby Riverbank precinct as the new city’s heart and soul.

After lengthy debate on Tuesday night, Adelaide City Council voted to invest $11.5 million on Victoria Square – despite the fact that there’s no commitment from the state or federal government to cough up the $100 million needed to complete the project.

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  • Glen T says:

    06:33pm | 26/06/11

    Complete nonsense. Rundle Mall is dreadful because the Borders, Colorados, and the like chased out the interesting small shops that were there before, turning Rundle Mall into yet another shopping centre.  Encouraging back those unqiue shops is they way to go, rather than stepping into the shopping centre glitz arm’s… Read more »

  • stephen says:

    09:05pm | 20/06/11

    Adelaide’s OK. Just ‘pre-sync’ the people. (They’re a bit ‘OJ’.) Read more »


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