Future Melbourne: keynote by the Lord Mayor

Future Melbourne: keynote by the Lord Mayor

Mar 27
The Lord Mayor of Melbourne Rt. Hon. Sally Capp will share the vision, priorities and strategic work being led by the City of Melbourne in 2019.


Councillor Sally Capp, Lord Mayor of Melbourne, City of Melbourne

Event overview

What will Melbourne look like in the next decade and beyond? What is the vision for our city and the opportunities to enhance its growth, economic development, sustainability and liveability?
With the daily population in Melbourne forecast to increase from 911,000 today to 1.4 million by 2036, bold decisions will need to be made about the city’s future.
Join the Mayor and leaders from across sectors as we look at Melbourne’s transport strategy refresh, investment in innovation districts, the implementation of a new climate change mitigation strategy, and other opportunities to help shape the city’s future.

Event presentations

Right Hon. Sally Capp, City of Melbourne MP3

Moderated discussion MP3

Delegate handout PDF

Meet the keynote speaker

Councillor Sally Capp
Lord Mayor of Melbourne, City of Melbourne

Sally Capp was elected Lord Mayor of Melbourne in May 2018 and was the first woman to be directly elected as Lord Mayor. ​Sally was also the first woman to hold the post of Agent-General for Victoria in the UK, Europe and Israel. She has also served as the CEO for the Committee for Melbourne and COO of the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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