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Committee for Melbourne welcomes Morrison Government

May 30, 2019 | Discussion

Committee for Melbourne wishes to congratulate the Morrison Government on its win at the recent Federal election and looks forward to working with the government to help shape Melbourne’s future. The Committee recognises that the Federal Government has an important role in ensuring Greater Melbourne can implement forward-looking agendas to ensure we remain a prosperous and liveable city. As such, the Committee has worked with successive Federal Governments to highlight the issues which Melbourne, and Australia, will face in the future and prepare for these inevitable external influences. Given the size and economic output of Greater Melbourne, we also recognise what is needed for our city is of utmost importance to Australia more broadly.

2019/20 Victorian Budget Special Interest Group | Lock-up Summary

May 30, 2019 | Discussion

The Andrews Labor Government delivered its 2019-2020 budget, and there were few surprises. The government has committed to delivering on its election pledges; maintaining a budget surplus while investing in key transport infrastructure projects, health, education, regional development, and safety. The government has made a $27.4 billion commitment on its Suburban Transport Blitz. This includes $15.8 billion of funding towards the North East Link (which it will fully fund), with a further $6.6 billion to remove an additional 25 level crossings. The government is on track to remove 75 crossings by 2025.

We are moving!

May 23, 2019

As of Monday 27 May we will be calling ANZAC House our new home. Our new address is - ANZAC House Level 4, 4 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000

City of Melbourne | Transport Strategy 2030

May 16, 2019 | Events

The City of Melbourne Draft Transport Strategy 2030 was endorsed for public consultation by the Future Melbourne Committee on Tuesday 7 May 2019.

Investing in the Infrastructure of Polycentric Cities

May 16, 2019 | Community

This week, Mark Kelly, Managing Director of CFM member Western Williamson+Partners, hosted a leading thinker forum exploring what Melbourne can learn from London’s investment in transport infrastructure.

The Magic Pudding

May 16, 2019 | Awards

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of The Magic Pudding storybook, the Melbourne Prize Trust, under copyright authority from the Norman Lindsay Family, has released a limited edition miniature of Laumen’s landmark Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne sculpture.

2019 Election | Major Parties Respond to the Committee for Melbourne's Election Priorities 

May 16, 2019 | Discussion

On 9 April we wrote to the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition with the Committee for Melbourne’s policy priorities for the 2019 Federal Election, which outlined the Committee’s vision for the future and how to address the rapid pace of change we are experiencing.     

From the CEO

May 13, 2019 | Community

On 9 April our Chairman Scott Tanner wrote to the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition with a summary of Committee for Melbourne’s policy priorities for the 2019 Federal Election which outlined the Committee’s vision for the future and how to address the rapid pace of change we are experiencing.