Member Only Series: Future of Central Geelong

Member Only Series: Future of Central Geelong

Geelong as a Green City

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Description

The Future of Central Geelong series of virtual member briefings aim to dive deeper into the issues, challenges and opportunities facing central Geelong in a COVID-normal world.

Kicking off in May, the series is due to run through to June on a range of topics where experts in their field will share their ideas and plans on how to best design central Geelong’s future.

The second briefing of the series is titled, Geelong as a Green City, and we'll welcome Vicki Perrett (President, Geelong Sustainability) to provide an overview of not for profit Geelong Sustainability, it’s purpose and key priorities and projects. Vicki will also share her thoughts on Geelong’s potential to be a Green City.

This Future of Central Geelong series has strategic links to :

  • The Committee for Geelong’s Strategic Action Area: Dynamic and Creative Geelong – “Having a vibrant central Geelong that performs a clear function in the greater Geelong area is an essential component for a ‘Clever and Creative’ city, particularly in relation to commercial demand, retail offer, nightlife and entertainment.” 19772_A5_Strategic_framework_final.pdf
  • The Resilient Geelong report: ensuring a vibrant, creative, sustainable Central Geelong will help inform and support a range of recommendations from the report Johnson-et-al.-Resilient-Geelong-Research-Paper.pdf
  • Central Geelong Framework Plan – due to be released in late April, the Committee for Geelong will be making a submission in response to this important document.
  • Engagement and information gathering to support the development of “Plan Geelong”.

 

 

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