Drivers of Community Resilience Report

Conducted by Colmar Brunton.

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About Resilient Melbourne

People are at the heart of all cities. A resilient Melbourne will draw on the strengths of our diverse communities and geographies, to pursue our shared interests, embrace our differences and be stronger together. We will help communities prepare for change and whatever the future may hold. We will work today, tomorrow and together, towards a viable, sustainable, liveable and prosperous Melbourne


Australia’s first city resilience strategy

Melbourne’s first resilience strategy was endorsed by the City of Melbourne’s Future Melbourne Committee on 17 May 2016. It is the first resilience strategy produced by any Australian city; and is the result of the work of more than 1,000 individuals from 230 organisations, Melbourne’s 32 local councils, and many Victorian Government departments.

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Resilient Melbourne strategy launched!

More than 200 attendees from Melbourne’s local and state government, not-for-profit, private and university sectors came together to celebrate the occasion. Speakers included Lord Mayor Robert Doyle, Victoria’s Emergency Management Commissioner Craig Lapsley and a panel including 100 Resilient Cities Vice President Bryna Lipper, Chief Resilience Officer for Sydney Beck Dawson and Director of the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute Brendan Gleeson moderated by Councillor Arron Wood.

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100 Resilient Cities

Resilient Melbourne is part of the global challenge 100 Resilient Cities.
100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation – is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping cities around the world build resilience to the economic, social and physical challenges that are increasingly part of the 21st century.

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