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Shaping Victoria’s Urban Growth
Lunch with Jude Munro AO
Dr Jonathan Spear
April 4 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm$80 – $95
Where are Victorians going to live and work?
How can Melbourne and our regional cities best accommodate this growth?
What choices and trade-offs might we need to make?
What mechanisms, institutions and governance do we need to best shape Victoria’s urban growth?
Jude Munro AO is passionate about cities and enabling them to achieve their full potential as vibrant, effective and efficient places where the city’s systems meet the needs of their communities. She is Chair of the Victorian Planning Authority, whose main task is to make sure Melbourne and Victoria’s regions remain great places to live. This requires vision and long-term planning, to ensure Victorians have equitable access to employment, public transport, attractive public space and affordable housing.
Jude is experienced in guiding large cities and complex organisations as a CEO and non-executive director. She is currently Chair of the VPA and Uniting VicTas, and a Director of Royal Children’s Hospital, Newcastle Airport, Metro Tasmania and The Pride Fund. Jude was CEO of Brisbane City Council for 10 years, having previously been CEO of the Cities of Adelaide, Moreland and St Kilda. She has served on 20 boards including as Chair of Australia’s fourth largest water utility, the Founding Chair of the Victorian Pride Centre, a director of a national aviation business, an airport, a development company, a bus company, and a director of one of Australia’s largest not-for-profits.
With population growth resuming, housing affordability a national challenge, and Plan Melbourne scheduled for review in 2023 there’s no better time to join this important conversation with an outstanding leader.
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