Despite significant urban renewal plans in the Docklands area of Melbourne, including an $18 million commitment from Places Victoria to turn the site into a sporting hub, Planning Minister Matthew Guy has rejected the idea for a new airport on the site.

It is expected that by 2025 there will be 25,000 people living in Melbourne’s Docklands, and a further 60,000 people working there. The area is already headquarters for a number of major companies, including the ANZ, NAB and a host of media companies including Channel Seven, Channel Nine and Fairfax….