Digital Harbour


The Minister for Planning, the Hon Matthew Guy, approved the current Masterplan for Digital Harbour on 28th July 2011.

The main updates to this plan include:

  • A broader mix of occupancies to encourage 24/7 activation
  • Connection of Digital Drive (the internal street) to La Trobe Street
  • Realigning Digital Drive to provide internal street frontage to all buildings
  • Enhancing pedestrian connections across Harbour Esplanade to New Quay promenade
  • An increase in potential number of residential apartments
  • Relocation of 100m tower north of Melbourne Water opening up views to the water
  • Incorporation of a vertical school catering for families residing in Docklands
  • Clearer definition to Digital Drive edge character enhancing linkage of open spaces
  • Incorporation of two new public open spaces vested in the City of Melbourne
  • Identification of retail ‘nodes’ to service the needs of precinct occupants
  • A tree lined avenue with short-term parking to Digital Drive 
  • Lowering built form to north east corner improving solar penetration
  • A north plaza off Dudley Street providing for a pedestrian bridge from E-Gate