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G4.P4 Increasing Employment Opportunities




  • Development of an employment policy aimed at increasing employment opportunities in Melbourne (Plan Melbourne). Supporting diverse and strong local economies, taking into consideration and understanding of future growth, opportunities for the diversification of the economy and stemming displacement of existing businesses.


Urban Manufacturing: The Dilemma of Urban Employment  Land


STATUS- COMPLETED: see below for background links and reports on this project.

Click here to find out more about the Urban Manufacturing Project.

Makers Melbourne

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Committee Meeting 25 August 2017

Urban Manufacturing Briefing Paper and Progress Report.pdf (4MB)- Combined report


City of Melbourne report - Initial Notes and Spatial Map - CLUE data.pdf(643KB)

Planning for Change report - DRAFT Policy Reference Group report_planning and Economy policy review.pdf(610KB)

University of Melbourne report- International Policy Review.pdf(2.85MB)


Committee Meeting 25 May 2018

Urban Manufacturing Final report SUMMARY.pdf(724KB)


1. Planning for Change report- Urban Manufacturing Policy and Peak Group Review.pdf(876KB)

2. University of Melbourne Final Report:

Urban Manufacturing-The Dilemma of urban Employment Land - Phase 2 Report by University of Melbourne.pdf (3.5MB) - full report

This is also available in parts:

Part 1 Executive Summary and Introduction-pp1-16.pdf(343KB)

Part 2 The Story in the Data - pp17-45.pdf(900KB)

Part 3 Mapping, Conclusions, Appendices - pp46-88.pdf(2.3MB)

Progress reports for this project from prior to June 2016 can be found here under Action 7.2.




Friday 27 November 2020 - 8.00am to 10.00am. This meeting will be hosted by City of Yarra. Refer to IMAP Meetings for the Agenda (published a week prior to the meeting).

A copy of the approved Plan is available on this website. Follow this link for further information.