Donovan_Edwards_Workshop_Peri Urban: the space between metro and regional cities

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Beyond the Edge: Australia's First National Peri-Urban Conference
La Trobe University
Oct 2013

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Donovan_Edwards_Workshop_Peri Urban: the space between metro and regional cities

  1. 1. PER Peri Urban Group of Rural Councils: Beyond the Edge, October 2013 The space between metro and regional cities Cr David Edwards & Anne Donovan
  2. 2. Our Aim: To be leaders for the advocacy of Peri Urban issues within State & Federal Government
  3. 3. 1 Our Vision: 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 pursuits.
  4. 4. Peri Urban areas in Melbourne & Geelong: MAP HERE
  5. 5. Our Goals:     Research Policy & Plan Identify new solutions Advocacy
  6. 6. Our Challenges:  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)
  7. 7. OUR Our Solutions :  Working together  A regional approach  Sequenced growth  State-wide Infrastructure Plan
  8. 8. Workshop discussion:  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 going forward?  How do we enable a common framework across a nonhomogenous area?
  9. 9. Further information Contact: Email: Mobile: Anne Donovan, Executive Officer adonovan@moorabool.vic.gov.au 0437 951 760

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