Building communities, not suburbs: a toolkit

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The Growth Areas Social Planning Tool – Putting People First – has been developed by Melbourne’s Growth Councils as a way to ensure that we don’t just build new developments or new suburbs, but focus from the start on creating new communities. Joanne Kyrkilis explains how it works…

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