It was so exciting to hear from Dr Caroline Butler-Bowden about all that is happening in the Public Spaces Unit at DPIE
A huge thank you to Caroline for her time this morning.
Dr Caroline Butler‐Bowden is the Executive Director, Public Spaces in the new Place, Design and Public Spaces team at NSW Department of Planning, Industry & Environment where she leads a team of strategists, policy-makers, place-managers, landscape architects, project managers, planners and storytellers to improve and shine a spotlight on public space in NSW. She was before this, the Director, Strategy & Engagement at Sydney Living Museums. Spanning 20 years, her career has been dedicated to cultural leadership that connects citizens and tourists to special places, the arts and heritage through a broad range of citywide public engagement programs, including festivals, exhibitions and books. She is a 2017 Churchill Fellow with her fellowship focused on heritage precincts and tourism. She completed her PhD on the history of apartment living in Sydney in 2009.
PLA NSW/ACT is currently preparing a submission for the Draft Public Spaces Charter.
We would love to have additional input from our members to include in this document. Please send your comments/dot points to our EO on email@example.com by Friday 14th November.
Other documents currently open for public comment and feedback are listed below:
Greater Sydney Recreation Report - closes 5 December - https://www.dpie.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/326878/Draft-Greater-Sydney-Recreation-Report-202010_web.pdf