The Melbourne Fisherman’s Bend project has gotten the go-ahead from Planning Minister Matthew Guy. The 250-hectare project will more than double the size of the central city while providing housing for at least 80,000 residents.

In addition, Fishermans Bend will generate billions in economic development and spur the creation of 40,000 jobs, Guy said. “Development of Fishermans Bend will create significant investment, jobs and commercial opportunities right on the doorstep of Melbourne’s CBD,” he said. Construction alone will deliver billions of dollars in economic benefits…