Let the citizens shape the city: from ‘bounce-back’ to a ‘new normal’
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this event will be available online only. Simply tune in via the Watch Now tab on Mon 16 Nov 2020 at 6.30pm.
Forgot to tune in?
If you forget to tune in don’t worry. We’ll be posting a recordings of the event right here. To be notified when its up, register your interest below.
Receive a reminder on the day of the event. Some events will also be published for playback anytime, we’ll let you know when its published too.
Thanks for your interest.
We’ll notify you on the day and also if a recording is made available.
Are we at risk of wasting a good crisis?
Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been calls for a ‘new normal’ to be established—one where government investment and policy is redirected to support urban initiatives that make our cities greener, more equitable and inclusive.
But how can this happen when corporations and governments are chasing a quick stimulus? What avenues exist to elevate community voices so they can drive an agenda for change?
You’re invited to hear key leaders from state government, the NFP sector and ethical businesses as they discuss concrete ways citizens can be involved in the often-opaque world of political decision making—particularly in planning and development. This discussion will explore the value of citizen juries, participatory planning processes, participatory budgeting, new governance frameworks and even the simple act of writing to your MP.