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2013/14 City of Darwin annual report



2013/14 City of Darwin annual report

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City of Darwin annual report 2013/14


City of Darwin


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LOW RES IMAGE CITY OF DARWIN Annual Report 2013/14 84 cI ty O f D A R W IN Fostering Darwins economic growth Darwin City Centre MasterPlan Darwin City Centre Master Plan darwin is australias northern most capital city and is known for its unique, relaxed tropical lifestyle and diverse culture. the central business district (cbd) is the economic hub of the city and is essential to future growth and success of the region. the darwin city centre master plan (the master plan) depicts a shared vision for the city for the next 20 years and provides a roadmap to unlock the citys potential and guide its growth. Funded by the australian Government, the northern territory Government and the city of darwin, the master plan aims to improve the liveability, productivity and sustainability of darwin. central to the development of the master plan has been local collaboration. stakeholder engagement and consultation strategies delivered more than 120 workshops, technical master planning workshops, stakeholder meetings and local input resulting in a plan that truly reflects the needs and aspirations of our community. the master plan is a living document. It will allow governments to plan for new infrastructure, upgrade the existing public realm and create certainty for private sector investment and growth. the master plan articulates the principles that will guide darwins growth and relate directly to the goals and design principles of the national urban design protocol which fulfil the criteria of the council of australian Governments (coaG) criteria for australian capital cities. the master plan is underpinned by eight design rationales. the design rationales are implemented through a number of proposed concepts intended to ensure that the master plan is delivered progressively. the deliverability of the master plan has been a key determinant of its structure and content. Key qualities of the plan are that it is evidencebased and project-oriented. this will ensure that the plan continues to guide future development and strategic investment in darwins cbd, creating a liveable, productive and sustainable city. both the city of darwin and northern territory Government have demonstrated their commitment to implementing the master plan in 2014/15 with funding allocations of $3 million and $5 million respectively to further projects outlined in the plan. 85 CITY OF DARWIN Annual Report 2013/14 allocated funding towards the Master Plan in 2014/15 $3m workshops, stakeholder meetings and local input resulted in the plan 120 more than LORD MAyOR AND NAtAsHA gRIggs Mp At LAUNcH Of MAsteRpLAN < >

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