Marshall Liberal Government Rejuvenating Chinatown Plan

If elected in March 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will support the major redevelopment of Chinatown by providing $500,000 for a permanent cover for Moonta Street.

If elected in March 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will support the major redevelopment of Chinatown by providing $500,000 for a permanent cover for Moonta Street. The Opportunity Adelaide’s Chinatown has been an important feature of the city since the 1970s, following an influx of Asian migrants and the growth of Asian food shops and cafes in the area. It is now centred on Moonta Street, which features pagoda style roofs, red lanterns, restaurants and grocery stores. This Chinatown plaza is being redeveloped and the adjacent Adelaide Central Market is positioned for a major upgrade after it returns to the control of the Adelaide City Council in 2018. The plans for Chinatown and the complimentary upgrade of the Central Market offer a great opportunity to cement South Australia’s tourism, trade and cultural ties with China. South Australia’s Chinese community is 50,000 people strong and is a very important part of

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Chinatown reinvigoration plan goes before council

Irena Zhang Chinatown Upgrade

Chinatown’s main thoroughfare, labelled “almost embarrassing” by prominent Adelaide businesswoman Irena Zhang last year, is in line for a significant revamp as part of a wider ‘Chinatown Reinvigoration’ plan. The planned revamp is crucial for “the Chinese community in Adelaide, the growth in Chinese tourism and more tourism between China and Australia,” Lord Mayor Martin Haese said. “Let’s set it up for the next 20 or 30 years.” The proposal includes $30,000 funding for the plan preparation and engagement, $50,000 for district activation (including event activity) plus $20,000 to support improvements to shopfronts. Funds will be offered on a 50/50 basis with building owners as an incentive for early engagement so that upgrades to private buildings can be considered as public realm improvements, generating a ‘quick win’ scenario. If accepted by council, preparation of the reinvigoration plan is expected to be completed during 2017/18 with the overhaul completed by late

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8 Best Chinatown Dumplings

Best Dumplings in Adelaide

Dumpling King @ 85 Grote St Ying Chow @ 114 Gouger St Ding Hao @ 26 Gouger St Star House @ 31 Gouger St Ba Guo Bu Yi @ 98 -100 Gouger St Noodle & Dumpling House @ 55 Gouger St T-Chow @ 68 Moonta St Sushi Bar Genki @ 163 Gouger St

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SA Liberals commit $500k to develop Chinatown

David Ridgeway Chinatown Redevelopment

The Hon. David Ridgway MLC, Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council, Shadow Minister for Tourism, Primary Industries, Food & Wine tweets that “The State Liberals have committed $500k to developing Chinatown Mall to benefit tourists and local businesses if elected in March 2018.”

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Victor Zhang: Chinese Heritage – Heysen of Australia

Victor Zhang Adelaide Artist

Victor Zhang: Chinese Heritage – Heysen of Australia 16 April – 7 May 2017 The Royal SA Society of Arts Inc. Gallery. President Rev Vikki Waller & Director Bev Bills, OAM welcome you to the opening of the Victor Zhang Chinese Heritage -Heysen of Australia To be opened 2.00pm Sunday 23rd April by Acting Consul-General Mr. Yuncai Mei An exhibition of artworks by RSASA Fellow Chinese Artist of China & Australia Where: Royal SA Society of Arts Inc. Gallery Level 1, Institute Building, Cnr North Tce & Kintore Ave Adelaide Exhibition Dates; 16th April-7th May 2017 Gallery Hours Weekdays 10.30-4.30pm Weekends 1.00pm -4.00pm. Closed Public Holidays Ph: (08) 8232 0450 Victor Zhang is an adventurer, lover of nature, beauty and an important international artist who graduated from the “Class of 1954”, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing. Victor was enrolled at China’s premiere University studying sketching and oil painting

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