11 February, 2020 – City of Melbourne’s Lord Mayor, Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillors, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager with Chinatown Precinct President and Vice President – lunch in Melbourne Chinatown, supporting the Traders during this quiet trading period due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Chinatown is open for business and there are wonderful restaurants here to enjoy.
Chinatown is a distinctive and well known area of Melbourne which dates back to the gold rush days of the 1850s. Chinatown Melbourne is the longest continuous Chinese settlement in the western world. Chinatown’s essential character and main focus is along Little Bourke Street with alleys that link the area to Bourke Street and Lonsdale Street.