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Sustainable growth and protected landscape

Objective 5 - A city that sustainably plans and manages growth while protecting its diverse landscape

“Along with a growing economy, a city that is keeping its natural beauty with parks, trees wild grass lands, and open fields. These are the uniqueness of Casey compared to other cities in Melbourne.”

Male, 39-48, Casey Next.

“Imagine country life meets artsy creative suburbs!”

Female, 29-38, Casey Next.

Casey’s ‘city living, country feel’ is important to community members. As Casey rapidly grows and changes it is important that its green and natural spaces are protected and enhanced, and that all environments, natural, urban, industrial or commercial, are clean and healthy.

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Our 2021 Community Outcomes

Strategies Strategic indicators
5.1 We work with State and Federal Governments for decisions that balance the environment, the economy and population growth to deliver the best outcomes for Casey
  • Employment Land Capacity statement is used to inform planning decisions
5.2 We proactively plan and deliver green infrastructure in-line with population growth and development
  • A diverse, healthy and resilient urban forest
  • Residents have access to high quality nature reserves
5.3 Our community actively appreciates and participates in the protection and enhancement of Casey’s natural and cultural environment
  • Level of local community participation in biodiversity and sustainability services and programs

Our 2018-2019 actions

Actions Due date
5.1.2 Carry out an employment land capacity study, to determine the level of employment land required in the region to meet the current and future needs of the local community 30 Jun 2019
5.1.3 Develop a community facilities plan in line with our integrated service planning model to determine infrastructure needs 30 Jun 2019
5.2.3 Apply for State and Federal Government funding to assist with the physical delivery of community infrastructure 30 Jun 2019
5.3.2 Engage the community on resource recovery technology for household waste as an alternative to landfill disposal 30 Jun 2019
5.3.3 Facilitate participation in the protection and enhancement of Casey’s natural, cultural and historic assets through the delivery of the environment and heritage programs 30 Jun 2019

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