Resources

Videos

Video 1 – Michael Smith, Sun Theatre

An interview with Michael Smith, owner of the famous Sun Theatre in Yarraville located in Melbourne’s west. The interview is in three key parts and covering: 

(1) The story of the Sun Theatre and how it has evolved as a business

(2) How Melbourne’s west is changing]

(3) The challenges for the future of Melbourne’s west

This interview was conducted by Andrew Gill and filmed at the Sun Theatre in May 2015. For more information about the Sun Theatre click here
http://www.suntheatre.com.au/history

Visit the Sun Theatre in Yarraville http://www.suntheatre.com.au/map

Video 2 – Paul Constantinou, Quest

In this first of a two part interview with Paul Constantinou, Chairman and owner of Quest Apartments, talking about the development and philosophy of Quest Apartments, and how Melbourne west has offered great opportunity to grow this business.

This interview was given in May 2015 and was screened the Tourism Fest in the West conference on May 22, 2015.

Video 3 – Paul Constantinou, Quest

In this second of a two part interview with Paul Constantinou, Chairman and owner of Quest Apartments, continues talking about the development and philosophy of Quest Apartments. This segment explains the Quest Apartments business model and the formula for success.

This interview was given in May 2015 and was screened the Tourism Fest in the West Conference on May 22, 2015. 

Video 4 - Sammi Dobinson, Mamma Knows West

An interview with digital entrepreneur Sammi Dobinson talking about her website Mamma Knows West which offers great information on  activities and things to see and do for mothers and kids in Melbourne’s west.

This interview was filmed at the Tourism Fest in the West on 22 May 2015 

For more information about Mamma Knows West and giving mums and young families a great time in Melbourne’s west at

http://www.mammaknowswest.com.au/

Video 5 – Tija Lodins , Footscray Community  Arts Centre

An interview with Tija Lodins the General Manager of Footscray Community Arts Centre talking about the positive and exciting developments in the arts sector within Melbourne’s west.

This interview was filmed at the Tourism Fest in the West conference on 22 May 2015

For more information about Footscray Community Arts Centre visit

http://footscrayarts.com/

 or also see Artswest

http://artswest.com.au/

Video 6 - Re-imagining the West: Rob McGauran MGS Architects (Part 1)

In this first of a two part interview with Rob McGauran from MGS Architects Rob speaks about the scope for the future and the enormity of potential for Melbourne’s west, and explains how we might re-imagine how our city will operate in the future.

This interview was given at Tourism Fest in the West conference on May 22, 2015.

More of Rob McGauran’s work can be found at http://www.mgsarchitects.com.au/

Video 7 - Melbourne’s west - Brilliant Cities for the 21st Century - Rob McGauran MGS Architects (Part 2)

In this second of a two part interview with Rob McGauran from MGS Architects speaks about the  future and the enormity of potential for Melbourne’s west, how we will experience Melbourne in new ways, and how the transformation of Melbourne’s west is part of the 21st century story for Melbourne. 

This interview was given at Tourism Fest in the West conference on May 22, 2015.

More of Rob McGauran’s work can be found at http://www.mgsarchitects.com.au/