The Port Places explored on this website have all been shaped by the Yarra River – the Birrarung – south of the Falls that once separated the salt from the freshwater River.
The heart of Port Places in Port Melbourne. Janet Bolitho moved there in 1987 and has been part of its change ever since.
When Matthew Guy rezoned Fishermans Bend in 2012, she resolved to follow the urban renewal project using Port Places as a vehicle.
As Docklands and Southbank evolve, new layers of interest are laid down.
Port Places continues to be profoundly influenced by the Port and the Yarra River.
I hope you will enjoy these weekly explorations in Port Places.