Major Contract

Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation - Phase One

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation - Phase One

Phase one of the Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation will include: 

  • a new 18,000 square metre immersive public garden in the middle of the precinct, including space for outdoor art and performances
  • NGV Contemporary, a new gallery dedicated to contemporary art and design – set to be the largest of its kind in Australia
  • new connections and improved access into and through the precinct, and
  • underground shared services that will ensure the seamless and sustainable operations of the precinct and its venues.

Funding contributions

Victorian Government

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Development Victoria
Related contracts:
Design contract
Successful Tenderer - HASSELL and Solid Objects Idenburg Liu

PROJECT HISTORY

Jun 2018 The Victorian Government announced an investment of more than $208 million over the next two years for the first phase of the Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation project.
Feb 2019 Architects HASSEL and SO-IL appointed to design the new public space that is a part of phase one of the Melbourne Arts Precinct redevelopment.
Nov 2020 As part of the 2020-21 Victorian Budget, the Victorian Government announced $1.46 billion in funding towards the first phase of the Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation.
Estimated Total Cost
(2020)
Sector
Social
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Victoria |
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