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Healthy, vibrant and inclusive neighbourhoods

Inclusive, vibrant and healthy neighbourhoods

Plan Melbourne sets out to create a city of 20-minute neighbourhoods.

The 20-minute neighbourhood concept is all about 'living locally' - giving people the ability to meet most of their everyday needs within a 20-minute walk, cycle or local public transport trip of their home.

These everyday needs include; local health services, childcare, libraries, sporting facilities, parks, cafes and shopping centres.

Building pedestrian friendly neighbourhoods that connects people to these everyday needs will promote healthy lifestyles and ensures communities are accessible to people of all ages and abilities.

To strengthen community resilience, the planning and development of neighbourhoods should be coordinated through a place-based collaborative partnership approach with residents.


Download Outcome 05 of the Plan Melbourne document in either full resolution PDF or in an accessible RTF document.

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