An artist’s impression of the planned New Chinatown development in Box Hill, suburban Melbourne.

Oldest Chinatown in Australia faces headwinds from suburban Melbourne New Chinatown plan in Box Hill

  • It happened in Sydney, and in Brisbane – the lure of the suburbs drew the Chinese from those cities’ traditional Chinatowns to communities away from the centre
  • Now a developer plans a US$310 million lifestyle, dining and residential complex 14km from historic Little Bourke Street, hub of Melbourne’s Chinese community
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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An artist’s impression of the planned New Chinatown development in Box Hill, suburban Melbourne.
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