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Newcastle Urban Renewal and Transport Program

Project Member(s): Ryan, R., Lawrie, A.

Funding or Partner Organisation: AECOM

Start year: 2014

Summary: UTS was involved in the engagement process for the Design Newcastle visioning process for the Newcastle City Centre. The project involved focus groups, briefings and meetings with local councils and State agencies, and one workshop each with community and resident interest groups, and 100 randomly selected community members from a telephone survey of 600 people across the Hunter Region. UTS was involved in designing and facilitating the focus groups, design of the telephone survey and random selection framework, and also assisted with workshop design.

Keywords: Community participation, place making, planning, strategic planning, survey (telephone), Transport/traffic planning, workshops

FOR Codes: Architectural Heritage and Conservation, Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Planning