fishermans bend

Also found in: Thesaurus.

fish′erman's bend′

a knot used to secure a rope around a spar or to an anchor, bucket, or ring.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The agreement will see students from the University of Melbourne gain access to equipment, data and testing facilities at the future BAE Systems Fishermans Bend facility setting them up for future success.
Many of the drums are understood to contain contaminated soil generated by government research into radioactive ores at Melbourne's Fishermans Bend throughout the 1940s and 1950s.
Author affiliations: Defence Science & Technology Organisation, Fishermans Bend, Victoria, Australia (PJ.
The Labor Government is hoping to lure some of the worlds most innovative defence companies to Fishermans Bend the 32-hectare site five kilometres outside of Melbournes CBD will eventually support thousands of jobs.
The company hopes to build around 225 vehicles at Fishermans Bend and create 2,000 jobs for Victorians should it be successful in its bid for LAND 400 Phase Two.
His overnight rezoning of Fishermans Bend delivered windfall profits to developers and Liberal Party donors something an independent panel has called unprecedented in the developed world.
The site of the eventual park, on Buckhurst Street, is at the centre of the Montague precinct one of the five planning subdivisions that make up Fishermans Bend.
In the last three years, Boeing has invested in manufacturing upgrades at its Fishermans Bend facility in Melbourne, as well as new facilities for its defence team headquartered in Brisbane.
It will lead projects already underway including the redevelopment of the State Library of Victoria, revitalisation of central Dandenong and Ballarat West Employment Zone and play a key role in two of Australias most exciting urban renewal opportunities at Fishermans Bend and Arden.
Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today announced mandatory development controls for Fishermans Bend, focusing on social housing and smart design for the 80,000 people who will one day live there.
Planning will also start on a new primary and secondary school at Fishermans Bend and a new primary school at North Melbourne.
New standards of innovation and sustainability will drive development of Fishermans Bend, with the release of the 2050 vision document establishing a clear direction for future planning work and delivery.