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Unlocking Enterprise in a Changing Economy - realising Enterprise Precincts

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Unlocking Enterprise in a Changing Economy – realising Enterprise Precincts


The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) welcomes you to hear more about Unlocking Enterprise in a Changing Economy, the Victorian Government’s new policy to support Enterprise Precincts as hubs for the emerging economy.

This policy is supported by a new zoning tool – the Commercial 3 Zone as well as pilot partnership initiatives in Enterprise Precincts.

To set the scene and share their invaluable insights, Echelon Planning’s Mark Woodland and SGS Economics and Planning’s Terry Rawnsley will draw from their respective background reports to talk all things changing economy from global trends and best practice, to local development realities and changing workspace demands.

This will be followed by a DELWP presentation on the Unlocking Enterprise policy and new Commercial 3 Zone, and a Q&A Panel comprising representatives from state and local government, major research institutes, consulting and the start-up sector.

More information on Unlocking Enterprise in a Changing Economy can be found at www.planning.vic.gov.au/policy-and-strategy/unlocking-the-economy


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Presented with the challenge of creating the 1.5 million additional jobs forecast for Melbourne to 2050, it’s important we ask what the jobs of the future might be and what type of city they might demand.

Creating the jobs of tomorrow comes at a time when industries across the economic spectrum are going through major changes driven by globalisation, advances in technology, disruption of existing business models, and shifting social attitudes and ways of working.

To accommodate this new workforce, we need locations where co-working spaces, start-ups, micro-manufacturers and other entrepreneurs can flourish supported by the amenities that make precincts great places to work.

With the focus provided by geography, ‘Enterprise Precincts’ such as (but certainly not limited to) Cremorne, South Melbourne, Collingwood and Brunswick have enormous potential to provide that fertile ground for business formation and idea development.


Our host - State Library Victoria

Diversity and inclusion are key components, not only to a healthy society, but also vibrant and innovative Enterprise Precincts. Right from its foundation State Library Victoria has played a critical role in ensuring the opportunities to learn and to proposer are publicly accessible.

With its ambitious Vision 2020 strategy now underway, the State Library has embarked on the biggest rejuvenation project in its 165 year history, temporarily closing its iconic Swanston Street doors to undertake major works so that the opportunities presented by a changing economy are open to all Victorians for years to come.

This redevelopment also includes StartSpace, a new hub for entrepreneurship, and the head of StartSpace, Anna Burkey will share with us SLV’s exciting plans.

More information on the website - www.vision2020.slv.vic.gov.au/

A perfect partner for this project, State Library Victoria has kindly offered to host this event in their newly refurbished (and stunning) Isabella Fraser room.

Please note, the Isabella Fraser room is accessible from State Library Victoria's Door 5 entrance on Latrobe Street, Melbourne (near the corner of Russell and Latrobe).


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