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December 2019

Work kicks off at Junction Place 

Civil works have commenced on the residential townhouse component at Wodonga’s Junction Place, with developer Central Place appointing local contractor AP Delaney to undertake the works.

The townhouses represent the first stage of main construction works at Junction Place, which will commence once the civil works are completed, which is expected to be in April 2020. 

Development Victoria’s Group Head, Precincts, Mr Geoff Ward said the start of civil works was an exciting milestone for the project.

“Junction Place is regional Australia’s largest urban renewal project and this residential development will deliver construction jobs, as well as offer a prestigious new address in the heart of Wodonga,” he said.

“We congratulate Central Place on kick-starting the townhouse development and look forward to seeing it come to life.” 

The townhouse development will complement the already thriving food and beverage offerings at Junction Place. Central Place’s has also entered into a joint venture with United Cinemas, with construction of a 

10-screen cinema and entertainment complex expected to start by early 2021, subject to finance approval.

“These are all really positive milestones for Junction Place and a show of confidence in what is already proving to be a game-changing project for Wodonga,” Mr Ward said.

Junction Place will inject around $250 million into the local economy, increase visitation to the region and create local construction jobs as well as ongoing jobs in the retail, accommodation and hospitality sectors.

Junction Place is being delivered by the Victorian Government through Development Victoria, in partnership with local developer Central Place and in collaboration with City of Wodonga. The project is bringing new life to the former historic railway station and rail yards in central Wodonga. When completed, the project will double the size of Wodonga’s central business district.

The first stage of the precinct revitalisation saw the delivery of public open spaces including the Promenade and Junction Square (and in more recent times Richardson Park and Sidings Park), as well as refurbishment of the heritage assets on site, which now feature award-winning restaurants and cafes, creating a vibrant food and beverage precinct in the heart of Wodonga. 

For more information about Junction Place Wodonga, please visit the Development Victoria website

To register interest in the townhouses, please email 

September 2019

Inviting Requests for Proposal (RFP)  
1Development Victoria (the Victorian Government’s property development agency) is pleased to invite Request for Proposal (RFP) from developers or consortia to facilitate the sale and development of Precinct 5 within the Junction Place project in the heart of Wodonga CBD. 

The RFP represents the first stage of a two-staged transaction process. At the end of the transaction process, Development Victoria will be entering into contractual arrangements with the successful developer or consortia, to deliver a development in accordance with the Wodonga Planning Scheme. 

Development Victoria’s Junction Place precinct is the largest urban renewal project in regional Australia and has brought new life to the former historic railway station and surroundings in central Wodonga. Following site acquisition from VicTrack in 2010, Development Victoria has facilitated the transformation of the site into a vibrant and activated community precinct – comprising of the Junction Square, Promenade, Richardson Park and Sidings Park – as well as food and beverage offerings within the heritage buildings including Beercraft Café, Beanstation café and Miss Amelie. In 2016, Development Victoria appointed a locally based developer (Central Place) to deliver a mixed use precinct (across Precincts 1, 3 and 4) comprising of residential development, commercial office, hotel and conference centre, cinema and entertainment centre and an European market hall. 

Precinct 5 represents the last piece of the Junction Place Wodonga puzzle – key features include: 

  • Total site area of approximately 2.37 hectares
  • Flexible development opportunities under Wodonga Planning Scheme
  • Fantastic location in Central Wodonga
  • Precincts 1, 3 & 4 committed for future residential, cinema/entertainment and proposed hotel/conference centre to the East of the Site
  • Established retail/commercial/industrial to the West and South of the Site
  • Corner site, with ample street/ road frontage to South and Smythe Streets
  • Land owned by Development Victoria 

Request for Proposal submissions close 4pm AEDT 28 October 2019.

To register your interest and receive a copy of the RFP documentation, please contact the Development Victoria project team: 

  • Yogeeta Silva 0419 157 760
  • Greg Mitchell 0439 528 574
  • Alana Goldberg 0436 811 701

Please click here for further information. 

April 2019

Wodonga celebrates new park opening at Junction Place

Wodonga locals are celebrating the opening of two new public parks in central Wodonga, delivered as part of the Junction Place urban renewal project. Read more

November 2018

Wodonga’s first cinema complex at Junction Place gets green light

Construction of Wodonga’s first cinema and entertainment complex will commence at Junction Place in late 2020/early 2021, following approval of the plans by the City of Wodonga last night. Read moreWodonga's first cinema

November 2017

In November 2017, Central Place (the Developer) commenced early works in relation to the $200 million Station 73 project. These works include new internal access road, car parks and public open spaces. 

Work on Station 73 has begun on site. The image below shows early progress on a precinct that will revitalise central Wodonga.Wodonga Aerial 3

Click here to read more about the master plan.

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