…streets are places of social and commercial encounter and exchange. They are where you meet people - which is a basic reason to have cities in any case.

Allan Jacobs, author Great Streets


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What does 'green' mean to you?

'Green' is a ubiquitous word used to describe current and future cities. But what exactly does it mean in the context of cities? So please tell us, what does green mean to you?

What activities would attract you to visit and spend time in a place?

Kids playground
9% (6 votes)
Exercise equipment
2% (1 vote)
Free games (chess etc)
0% (0 votes)
BBQs/ picnic tables
3% (2 votes)
Public art
13% (8 votes)
Comfortable and sheltered seating
11% (7 votes)
Live music/performance/busking
20% (13 votes)
Markets/street vendors
42% (27 votes)
Total votes: 64

How would you most like to get involved in making your city better?

Participating in a planning workshop held by Council
8% (3 votes)
Completing an online survey
8% (3 votes)
Participating in an online forum
3% (1 vote)
Participating in a community working bee
14% (5 votes)
Forming a community group to lobby Government
3% (1 vote)
Participating in a planning workshop held by State Government
11% (4 votes)
Forming a community group to actively make changes
33% (12 votes)
Just do what I can, when I can
19% (7 votes)
Citizen jury/deliberative democracy
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 36

Community led revitalisation and pop-ups: voted the most influential trend of 2012

Youth and talent migration
19% (13 votes)
Pop up movement
21% (14 votes)
Car free movement
7% (5 votes)
Community led revitalisation
22% (15 votes)
Authentic place making
12% (8 votes)
Urban agriculture
18% (12 votes)
Total votes: 67

What is your favorite type of public space?

Walkable Mainstreet
35% (15 votes)
Quiet Green Park
16% (7 votes)
Urban Hard-paved Square
9% (4 votes)
Children's Playground
5% (2 votes)
35% (15 votes)
Total votes: 43