Integrated Stations Australia Agenda

08:30

09:00

POLICY AND PLANNING TO DELIVER LIVEABLE SUSTAINABLE AND PRODUCTIVE CITIES 

09:10

  • Enhancing collaboration between government, local councils, industry and community to maximise investments in transport, infrastructure, services and affordable housing 
  • What else is required to transform city living, stimulate new communities and create better cities?

09:40

  • Prioritising infrastructure planning and investment to deliver 30-minute cities and accommodate an 8 million population by 2056
  • Maximising opportunities within economic corridors to create 817,000 additional jobs, drive skills growth and enhance innovation

10:10

BUILDING VIBRANT AND ATTRACTIVE PLACES THROUGH IMPROVED CONNECTIVITY AND STRATEGIC PLANNING 

10:40

  • Assessing rail’s vital role in enabling greater economic development across the country  
  • Unlocking the potential of regional and local economies through better and faster connectivity
  • How to encourage more effective private sector participation and investment in delivering projects

11:10

  • Building prosperous and productive regions by improving and expanding existing transport networks 
  • Overcoming challenges relating to regulations, heritage, traffic and public interests
  • Challenges and opportunities in creating/retaining a unique urban character while attracting sustainable commercial, retail and residential investments

11:40

  • Delivering a home for up to 15,000 people and a base for 34,000 jobs 
  • How the new Arden Station will unlock retail, community, residential and commercial opportunities

12:10

PARTNERSHIPS, INVESTMENT AND FINANCING

01:10

  • Getting the risk sharing right in PPPs 
  • Diversifying public funding sources and project risk sharing models – should we be expanding value-capture initiatives to include wider beneficiaries of a project? 
  • How to facilitate more private investment and increase adoption of user-pays?
  • Examining innovative infrastructure funding and financing mechanisms that deliver more equitable, value-for-money outcomes for both government and private sector 
  • How should infrastructure funding and financing policies complement infrastructure planning, prioritisation, delivery, maintenance and operation by the public and private sectors?
  • New opportunities to leverage and maximise greater private sector investment

02:00

  • What are the mechanisms that are needed for more efficient private sector participation?
  • Improving innovation and risk-sharing models to create sound and proven revenue streams 

02:30

MAXIMISING STATION DEVELOPMENT BENFITS AND OPPORTUNITIES 

02:50

03:20

  • Identifying development hot spots and initiatives for greater commercial, retail and residential growth opportunities 
  • Overcoming challenges in preserving environmental, cultural and heritage attributes of proposed developments 
  • Case studies: Examining recent developments, funding models, plans and priorities in driving better social, urban and economic outcomes 

03:50

  • How will the new station spur surrounding retail, community, residential and commercial opportunities
  • Engaging with the community to protect the unique character of Crows Nest Village

04:20

04:30

08:30

09:00

INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT AND PLACEMAKING TO DELIVER PRODUCTIVE CITIES

09:10

CREATING AN INTEGRATED TRANSPORT NETWORK TO IMPROVE CONNECTIVITY BETWEEN KEY ECONOMIC PRECINCTS

09:40

  • Unlocking the potential of Australia’s cities through better and faster connectivity
  • Initiatives to increase business, jobs, transport gateways and housing and drive economic activity
  • Shaping the future of our cities and regions with integrated multi-modal transportation

10:10

UNLOCKING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES WITH INNOVATIVE URBAN PLANNING

10:40

  • How the 10.2km rail line between Dutton Park and Bowen Hills will improve quality of life, productivity, and accessibility to housing, jobs, transport and services
  • Partnering with government, community and investors to overcome funding and delivery challenges
  • Developing metro stations as focal points to spur surrounding retail, community, residential and commercial opportunities through the development of new stations at Boggo Road, Woolloongabba, Albert Street and Roma Street, and redevelopment of stations at Dutton Park and Exhibition 

11:10

  • How the new end-to-end rail line from Sunbury in the west to Cranbourne/Pakenham in the south-east will improve accessibility to housing, jobs, transport and services
  • Driving productivity through “turn up and go” services and integrating metro services with other modes of transport 
  • Developing metro stations as focal points to spur surrounding retail, community, residential and commercial opportunities through the development of five new underground stations at North Melbourne, Parkville, State Library, Town Hall and Anzac

11:40

  • Delivering the vision in ShapingSEQ and ConnectingBrisbane
  • Maximising investment in Cross River Rail and Brisbane Metro
  • Continuing the journey to a connected network of timetable free turn-up and go services
  • Improving connections between activity centres, key health, education, knowledge and entertainment hubs

STATION PLANNING AND DESIGN

12:10

12:40

01:40

  • Why stakeholders are important and how to identify the relevant stakeholders 
  • Ensuring that engagement is open, consistent, inclusive, accessible and transparent throughout all stages of project delivery 
  • Responding effectively to community and stakeholder concerns by meeting their needs and expectations

02:10

02:40

ATTRACTING GREATER INVESTMENT THROUGH URBAN REGNERATION AND DEVELOPMENT 

03:00

  • Boosting station capacity to meet increasing passenger numbers
  • How will redeveloping Southern Cross Station stimulate further economic growth, placemaking and urban renewal opportunities – how will this project be financed?

03:30

  • How has infrastructure development increased the demand for real estate development and investment
  • Case studies where station (re)development has led to significant office, retail, industrial, hotel and residential developments 
  • Identifying development hotspot and projecting future economic growth and opportunities 

04:00

04:10

Towards a best practice design and place-making approach to urban development 

 
As Australia’s population continues to grow and higher density living becomes the norm, it is essential to create places that promote the health and well-being of communities and deliver social, economic and environmental outcomes. This workshop provides you with the necessary skills and know-how to embed a placemaking approach in urban development and create better and more competitive cities
 
What you will learn:
  • Learn from successful revitalisation approaches internationally and locally 
  • Improve liveability in urban environments through place-based planning and design
  • Develop vibrant, sustainable and adaptable places with effective architectural processes
  • Overcome barriers to urban development and planning
 
Session 1 – 9.00-10.30am
  • Maximising value of urban projects by shifting from a network-based to place-based planning approach 
  • Conducting a place-based assessment of infrastructure needs to realise opportunities in place-based planning and development 
  • Using a place-based and collaborative approach through planning, design, development and management to deliver sustainable, vibrant and adaptable urban places
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10.30 Morning tea
 
Session 2 – 11.00am-1.00pm
  • International best practice in place-led development: King’s Cross Regeneration Program
  • Master-planning and project delivery of an accessible and high-quality mixed-use environment with a strong focus on art, culture, and heritage
  • Generating high real estate market value by leveraging connectivity, high quality public space, PPP, and stakeholder collaboration and engagement 
 
1.00 Networking lunch 
 
Session 3 – 2.00pm-3pm
  • Improving quality of public and urban spaces through design excellence
  • Improving liveability of places by prioritising people-friendly public spaces as a central organising design principle
  • Strategies to design places which are safe and accessible and enhance local characteristics 
 
3.00 Afternoon tea 
 
Session 4 – 3.30pm-5.00pm
  • Identifying and overcoming common barriers to urban renewal and revitalisation
  • Identifying common challenges and pitfalls in urban renewal 
  • What are some best practice urban design and architectural processes to deliver better outcomes for communities?