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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