Our well-designed, subtropical city - Youth Strategy 2014-2019 | Brisbane City Council

Our well-designed, subtropical city - Youth Strategy 2014-2019

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Brisbane City Council wants all young people to experience Brisbane as a subtropical city with effective growth management and a well-designed and responsive built environment.

Our well-designed, subtropical city is one of eight themes in the Youth Strategy 2014-2019: Delivering a youth-friendly city.

The other seven themes are - active and healthy, vibrant and creative, smart and prosperous, accessible and connected, friendly and safe, clean and green, and New World City.

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Key facts and findings

The following trends and issues affect Brisbane young people:

  • young people are keen to be involved in shaping Brisbane
  • young people are frequent users of public space

Our well-designed, subtropical Brisbane strategies for young people

As a Council, we want young people in Brisbane to:

  • design streetscapes, energy-efficient buildings and suburbs that everyone enjoys based on good design and understanding of our subtropical lifestyle
  • be active participants in innovative planning and design for our growing population

To achieve these outcomes, our well-designed and subtropical Brisbane strategies for young people over the next five years include:

  • provide opportunities for young people to contribute to innovative subtropical design and sustainable planning initiatives
  • foster a new generation of young designers and planners

Download the 'well-designed, subtropical city' section of the Youth Strategy 2014-2019: Delivering a youth-friendly city to read more about:

  • young person profile: Amy Saunders, Vibrant Places
  • key findings: trends and issues affecting young people in Brisbane
  • Council's strategies - where we want to be and how we are going to get there
  • ongoing Council programs
  • extensions to Council programs
  • new initiatives

Youth Strategy 2014-2019 - Our well-designed, subtropical city - pages 82-87 (PDF - 389kb)
Youth Strategy 2014-2019 - Our well-designed, subtropical city - pages 82-87 (Word - 118kb)

If you would like to read about the other themes, download the full Youth Strategy 2014-2019 (PDF - 5Mb).

 

Go back to the Youth Strategy 2014-2019 page.

01 July 2014