Back to the drawing board: reimagine where we live Past Event
An inclusive workshop for any interested in visioning for our future, identifying the steps to get there, and guiding our advocacy projects to revolutionise the urban planning industry.
Naomi is a senior urban planner, furniture building enthusiast and avid hiker. Her passion for community engagement as meaningful input to planning decisions, as well as helping her clients adopt more sustainable policy, she’s keen to expand the conversation for how urban planners can better respond to emerging threats like climate change.
Brighid:Brighid is an urban planner, currently working as a Senior Policy Advisor for the Victorian State Government. She is motivated by the need to create equitable and flexible cities, she is a 2018 Sir John Monash Scholar and her research has been published in a variety of publications including The Australian and The Fifth Estate.
Brighid is an urban planner, currently working as a Senior Policy Advisor for the Victorian State Government. She is motivated by the need to create equitable and flexible cities, she is a 2018 Sir John Monash Scholar and her research has been published in a variety of publications including The Australian and The Fifth Estate.
With an interest in the built environment fostered in an international context, Alex’s passions revolve around environmental and social resilience, the right to the city, gender and equity. This is perhaps best reflected through her work with the Sustainable Living Foundation and Planners Declare in which she advocates for the built-environment industry to play its part in accelerating the transition of our cities and regions into resilient, low-carbon and ecologically safe spaces.
Natale is a political science and geography graduate currently working on a thesis in urban political ecology at the University of Melbourne. His focuses are in regional development, community response to flood, environmental justice, and the intersect between unequal infrastructure investment and greater risk of climate-based disaster.
Dana is an urban planner with experience in local government. She is dedicated to preserving and understanding built and cultural heritage as a way to create connected and sustainable communities.
Catherine Mc Naughton is an experienced urban planner and an advocate for sustainable cities and transport. She is an editor of Planning News. Catherine as a founding committee member of the Women’s Planning Network wrote submissions in 2000 to federal and Victorian Governments asking them to ratify the Kyoto Protocol and plan for zero GHG communities and adaptation to climate change.