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Resilient Melbourne three years on: are we any better prepared today to manage the challenges of tomorrow?
Members' Lunch with Toby Kent
March 15, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm$80.00 – $95.00
Initial thoughts of natural disasters, declining social cohesion and risks to essential services come to mind when considering a resilient city, but where are we now with environmental and climate adaptation, a zero-emissions economy, a rapidly growing and transforming population, increasing social inequality, lack of access to the housing market and increased social isolation?
Three years ago, Nicola Thomson and Toby Kent joined us for lunch as they embarked on the newly formed non-governmental organisations, 100 Resilient Cities (100RC).
Melbourne was selected from hundreds of cities globally to participate in 100RC – an initiative to develop and test innovative approaches that build cities ability to better withstand the shocks and stresses that challenge communities, business and governments.
Toby has created and implemented resilience and sustainability strategies across a range of sectors.
Today, three years on, are we any better prepared today to manage the challenges of tomorrow?
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