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Peri Urban Group of Rural Councils:
Beyond the Edge, October 2013
The space between metro and regional cities
Cr David Edwards & Anne Donovan
To be leaders for the advocacy of Peri
Urban issues within State & Federal
To be recognised as part of Victoria’s solution for
managing growth while providing opportunities for
strengthening local town & village character,
settlements, lifestyle, tourism, agricultural & economic
Peri Urban areas in Melbourne & Geelong:
Policy & Plan
Identify new solutions
Managing sustainable growth
Retaining significant recreational, agricultural, landscape
& biodiversity values
Delivering a coordinated approach that balances the
needs of all residents
Tensions associated with different land uses (planning)
Our Solutions :
A regional approach
State-wide Infrastructure Plan
Do we agree on approach? Possible alternatives?
Should the Peri Urban areas be managed as a corridor / space?
What tools should Councils use to manage the Peri Urban areas
How do we enable a common framework across a nonhomogenous area?
Anne Donovan, Executive Officer
0437 951 760
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