Community Resilience Assessment
Help build community resilience to disasters in your neighbourhood. Share your feedback by 23 May 2023.
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Help build community resilience to disasters in your neighbourhood. Share your feedback by 23 May 2023.
Have your say on what pedestrian and road improvements are implemented in South Yarra to improve safety and walkability for the community. Closes 3 April 2023.
Visit your Neighbourhood Portal.
We’re updating Melbourne’s Planning Scheme to ensure future development is designed to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change. Make a submission by 17 April.
Reviewing heritage in parts of South Yarra.
Let us know what pedestrian improvements should be implemented in Southbank to improve safety for the community. Consultation closes Monday 10 April 2023.
Have your say in shaping the update of City of Melbourne’s Food Policy. Consultation closes 31 March 2023.
Help create a heat safe city for all. Have your say by 7 April 2023.
Help us celebrate the remarkable women who have shaped our great city by nominating them to have a statue created in recognition of their contributions. Closes 19 April.
We’re delivering over 40km of kerbside protected bike lanes to support more people to move around our city safely and sustainably. Share your experience.
From Little Lonsdale to Flinders Lane, we’re transforming our Little Streets to create more space for people to walk, shop and dine – while maintaining physical distance.
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Explore the Kensington neighbourhood.
Explore the East Melbourne Neighbourhood.
Have your say on what pedestrian improvements are implemented in Kensington and North Melbourne to improve safety and walkability for the community.
Explore the Carlton neighbourhood.
Solving city challenges with bright ideas from innovators, entrepreneurs, students and community members.
Explore the CBD Hoddle Grid Neighbourhood.
Explore the Southbank neighbourhood.
Be part of Melbourne’s 100 per cent renewable energy future.
Protecting our most memorable neighbourhoods.
Protecting heritage in South Yarra.
Explore the Parkville neighbourhood.
Explore the Docklands neighbourhood.
We’re proposing to protect a further 119 exceptional trees around our city.
Help shape the creation of a new park at Hawke Street.
Explore the South Yarra neighbourhood.
Explore the North Melbourne neighbourhood.
Explore the West Melbourne neighbourhood.
Protecting heritage in South Yarra.
Help us develop a parking plan that best fits our community’s diverse needs.
Protecting our most memorable neighbourhoods and reinstating heritage protection for Punt Road Oval.
Protecting our most memorable neighbourhoods.
What role can local waste play in Fishermans Bend rainwater management?
Exploring big ideas in Melbourne's oldest innovation precinct.
A healthy urban forest is vital for the wellbeing of our community. Help us plan the urban forest in your neighbourhood, for now and generations to come.
Using sensors to learn about one of West Melbourne’s key green spaces.
Creating a new master plan to guide the way we manage Royal Park. Stay updated on activities occurring in the park as well as community engagement opportunities.
Discovering how data might inform urban design that connects and supports our community.
Exploring how city retail spaces can better support our community and economy.
We are seeking community views on options for a new timed dog off-leash area in Carlton.
Improving safety and walkability for the community.
Have your say about how you like to exercise and what exercise equipment you would like to see and use in Powlett Reserve in East Melbourne.
We’re committed to becoming a zero carbon city by 2040 and we need your help. Share your feedback by 20 November 2022.
Exploring how data can inform the master-planning of one of Melbourne’s most beautiful parks.
Working with the community, industry and businesses to explore how we could live, work and play in the future.
Seeking volunteers to help us collect data about trees, plants and ecology to build a greener Melbourne.
Setting the standards for public infrastructure work in the City of Melbourne.
Exploring the role of data and technology in our parks.
Understanding Birrarung Marr through data.
Developing the City of Melbourne’s 10 year Financial and Asset plans.
Investing in Melbourne’s momentum.
Our strategic direction and program of work for 2022–23.
Investigating how data can support the design and operation of a shared city promenade.
We're establishing a Skate Reference Group to help with the redevelopment of one of our most iconic skate parks.
Engaging communities with a high standard of service.
Providing an insight in how we can make waste disposal systems supportive, sustainable and enjoyable.
Helping to decrease local flooding and improve water sustainability in the area.
Revitalising the north bank of the Yarra River – Birrarung.
Our plans to support Melbourne now and into the future.
What we’re planning to deliver in the year ahead.
Consultation has closed on our latest plan to help keep women and girls in our municipality safe.
Exploring how to include and enable community in city data and technology projects.
Designing inclusive new experiences in public spaces that encourage people to connect.
What would happen if we applied a creative lens to an entire city? Read our final Creative Strategy.
Be part of shaping the future of Docklands by sharing your local knowledge and insights.
Protecting our most memorable neighbourhoods.
Reducing our waste for a cleaner city.
Redeveloping the Kensington Community Aquatic and Recreation Centre.
Exploring public space opportunities for a neighbourhood in Melbourne.
Establishing the overarching strategic planning policy for the municipality and the vision and strategic direction for future land use and development.
Developing a framework for the City of Melbourne's future international engagement.
Reviewing heritage in Parkville.
Investigating the future use of council-owned land for an affordable housing project.
We are planning for the growing number of dogs in our city and want to hear from all park users on how we should do this.
Reviewing heritage in Carlton. Explore the stories about favourite public places in Carlton.
Tell us what you think about a greener and more social streetscape.
Share your thoughts on a proposal to use excess stormwater to secure a sustainable water supply to Princes Park.
We’re updating Melbourne’s Planning scheme controls to ensure future development is designed with flood resilience in mind.
Planning for how Council will generate income over the next four years.
Protecting heritage buildings in the heart of the city.
We need your local knowledge in one of our community reference groups.
Investing in key services and infrastructure to support Melbourne's economy and respond to the impacts of COVID-19.
Help shape a vision for Melbourne’s maritime heritage and the Mission to Seafarers building.
Developing a Yarra River - Birrarung Strategy to guide future aspirations for Melbourne's inner city Yarra River.
A bold vision for the forgotten waterway of Melbourne, creating a vibrant place for the local community.
Find out more about Turner Street’s transformation and Fishermans Bend's new pop-up placemaking hub.
Planning for economic recovery and reactivation in the City of Melbourne in a post COVID world.
A new food and garden waste collection service is being rolled out across the City of Melbourne.
If you live, work or play in the City of Melbourne we want to know which Goals are important to you and what you are doing to contribute.
Help us decide the future use of the Pavilion in Fitzroy Gardens.
We would like your feedback on the proposal to sell four properties to contribute to our city shaping infrastructure projects.
Our draft Carlton Gardens Master Plan is being reviewed.
Have your say about enhancing the tree population in Albermarle Street to ensure a healthy and resilient urban forest.
Installing a new public toilet on Faraday Street in Carlton.
Planning the development of the new library and community centre at Queen Victoria Market.
Traders, customers and the community have a voice in the renewal of Queen Victoria Market, helping to create a thriving market precinct.
We’re stepping up to address homelessness. Join us in helping to make room for Melbourne’s most vulnerable residents.
Zoning corrections of public open space and anomalies in the Melbourne Planning Scheme.
Australia’s largest urban renewal project, covering approximately 480 hectares in the inner south west of Melbourne.
Our landmark plans to invest in Melbourne’s momentum.
We've refreshed the structure plan for Macaulay.
We're revitalising Southbank Promenade.
Planning our future libraries.
Help shape the redesign of skate parks at Riverslide and JJ Holland Park.
Protecting winter sunlight in our parks with new planning controls.
Guiding the future of public participation at the City of Melbourne.
Welcoming our community safely back to cafes and restaurants through our extended outdoor dining program.
We're developing a Master Plan to guide the future of the area over the next 20 years.
Renewing Seafarer's Rest Park in Docklands.
How has this crisis changed your perspective on the future? Help us create a plan for a future Melbourne.
Reviewing our gaming policy to strengthen the criteria for new electronic gaming machines.
Undertaking a study of transport modes at Royal Park to help refresh the Master Plan.
Creating a greener, safer and people friendly Elizabeth Street.
Upgrading Enterprize Park to make it more accessible and inclusive for all Melburnians.
New digital advertising payphones negatively impacting Melbourne’s streetscapes.
The long-term vision for Melbourne.
Upgrading Hardware Lane to maintain its status as a destination laneway.
Improving and connecting spaces in Melbourne's innovation district.
To prepare for the next decade, the City of Melbourne is bringing the community together to refresh the goals for Future Melbourne.
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The City of Melbourne respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land we govern, the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung and Bunurong Boon Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin and pays respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.
We acknowledge and honour the unbroken spiritual, cultural and political connection the Wurundjeri, Bunurong, Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurung and Wadawurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin have to this unique place for more than 2000 generations.
We are committed to our reconciliation journey, because at its heart, reconciliation is about strengthening relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples, for the benefit of all Victorians.
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