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

Chinese overseas

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