The City is preparing an Urban Design Framework (UDF) to guide future enhancements and development in the Pakington North Precinct to revitalise the area and help accommodate demand for new homes, retail, services and jobs. The UDF will consider how people use the streets and public spaces, how they will move about, how the local character will be preserved, and the use of future buildings and other places.

Community Panel

What will this involve?

The Community Panel will come together over six in-person sessions in early 2024. All sessions will be facilitated by Capire Consulting Group with the exception of Session 5 which will be led by the City. Participants will be expected to attend all sessions and engage in pre and post-activities such as pre-reading, responding to surveys or additional reading between sessions.

  • Session 1 : Setting the Scene and Understanding the Drivers for Change
    Thursday, 8 February 5.30 – 8.30pm (3 hours)
  • Session 2 : The Public Realm
    Saturday 10 February 12.30 – 5.30pm (5 hours)
  • Session 3a : Built Form
    Thursday, 29 February 6.00 – 8.30pm (2.5 hours)
  • Session 3b : Built Form
    Thursday, 7 March 6.00 – 8.30pm (2.5 hours)
  • Session 4 : Access and Movement
    Saturday, 16 March 12.30 – 5.30pm (5 hours)
  • Session 5 : UDF Endorsement
    Thursday, 18 April 6:00 – 8:00pm (2 hours)

Participants will receive a remuneration of $100 as a thank you for their time and effort. This will be provided at the conclusion of the sessions and remunerated pro-rata. All sessions will be fully catered, and we will provide any additional supports required to assist you to participate, identified through the EOI form.

Who can participate?

All expressions of interest will be reviewed by Capire to ensure the panel represents the diversity of our community. We are looking for participants from different backgrounds as we want to hear from a diverse range of voices. This includes residents, business owners and visitors of all ages and genders, from different locations, housing backgrounds and family compositions. Everyone deserves to be represented, heard, and play a role in shaping our future.

Want to express your interest?

To express your interest in joining the Community Panel please click on the button below to complete the form.
If you have any trouble answering these questions, or prefer to provide your answers over the phone,
please call 03 5272 5007.

Hard copies of the Expression of Interest form are available at all City Customer Service Centres.

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