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Uber will take to Melbourne skies from 2020

June 13, 2019 | Discussion

Committee for Melbourne member Uber has announced that Melbourne will join Los Angeles, California, and Dallas, Texas, as the third official pilot city for Uber Air – the rideshare app’s ambitious program to take its services from the streets to the skies. Australia is the first market outside the US to trial the program and Melbourne only the third international pilot city to test this innovative approach to ridesharing and modern transport technology.

Demystifying C3 Enterprise Zoning | JLL

May 30, 2019 | Events

On Thursday 9 May 2019, JLL hosted a session focusing on the introduction of the Victorian State Government of Enterprise Precincts and the new Commercial 3 Zone as the tool to deliver on this initiative. Facilitated by David Brown (Head of Strategic Consulting at JLL), attendees listened to the panel of experts as to the why and the how behind this concept.

Annual Dinner | Thank you for helping us THINK BIG

May 30, 2019 | Events

We certainly aimed high and ‘thought big this year’, with attendee numbers close to 700 from our cross-sector membership at our spectacular gala event. Special guests included Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria and Patron of Committee for Melbourne, The Right Honourable, The Lord Mayor of Melbourne Sally Capp, The Treasurer of Victoria, Mr Tim Pallas MP, The Hon John Brumby AO

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.