Shopping centres are a major draw in the suburbs of Melbourne, but not everyone is convinced about the idea of a major shopping centre.
What is a shopping centre?
A shopping centre is a public area where people can walk, cycle, cycle-share and shop.
It is a place where people live, work and play.
In some ways, they are similar to a hotel, although unlike hotels, a shopping center has to offer accommodation and food.
Some shopping centres in Victoria, for example, have been closed to allow the removal of the road-widening roadwork.
It is a major development in Victoria where the Government has made it illegal to build more than one building on a single site.
Victoria has two major shopping centres.
The former Royal Family Shopping Centre opened in May 2000 and closed in September 2014.
The Victoria Centre has two shopping centres:The Victoria Shopping Centre is located on the south side of the city and opened in April 2020 and closed again in December 2019.
The new Victoria Centre opened on March 11, 2021 and closed on March 31, 2022.