Date / Time

1:30 pm 21/07/2021 -

1:30 pm 04/08/2021



Outer metropolitan growth area councils are innovators by necessity, developing and promptly applying new knowledge and approaches that build suburbs and communities out of paddocks into thriving, liveable and resilient places. This work deserves to be celebrated and shared.

The 2021 Symposium brings together the latest growth areas research and practice with academic expertise from the partnership between National Growth Areas Alliance and the Life Course Centre.

Symposium Highlights

How partnerships between government levels and the private sector are building sustainable outcomes in planning and water management

The latest research from growth areas into gender equity, social housing and home-based businesses

Successful new approaches to delivering infrastructure projects

Who should attend

Local, State and Federal government specialists in planning, infrastructure, urban design, sustainability and community building

Researchers and academics from urban policy, planning and development, disciplines

Professionals in urban and regional planning, land development, urban design, transport planning, economic development, environmental sustainability and social planning.

Panelists include Chief Investigators and Research Fellows from the Life Course Centre

  • Dr Rosemary Cahill
  • Dr Sangeetha Chandrashekeran  
  • Associate Professor Hayley Christian  
  • Professor Guyonne Kalb
  • Dr Jordy Meekes

    The full program is available here

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