Candidates Forum 2018

unChain and LIVE organised a candidates forum for the State elections hosted by the Alex Theatre, St  Kilda. This was supported by 20 local community groups. See a video of the highlights of the Albert Park Candidates Forum at http://forum.org.au – and there is a podcast of the entire Forum. The forum ran for 3 hours. Community Groups supporting the…

St Kilda Pier

Albert Park MP Martin Foley has promised that, if re-elected, Labor will spend $50 million to build a new pier at the St Kilda Harbour. unChain applauds this proposal. The St Kilda harbour site is a unique asset. The new pier promises significant gains for the general public such as a sea pool and public…

Triangle Winner of the LAGI Competition

A team led by Melbourne’s NH Architecture has won the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) design competition for the St Kilda Triangle. The Melbourne consortium beat over 200 entries from 40 countries. A group from Seattle took second place. The proposal, called Light Up, won both the expert jury’s award and the popular vote. LAGI…

The St Kilda Marina

The 50-year lease of the St Kilda Marina ends on 30 April 2019. This presents an opportunity to plan for the marina’s future. Council is working with a Community Panel and technical experts on an iterative design process exploring future site options. unChain members Trevor White and Geoff Gowers are members of the Panel. The…