Committee for Melbourne

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Committee for Melbourne
Incorporated association
Founded 1985
Headquarters Melbourne, Australia
Website http://www.melbourne.org.au

The Committee for Melbourne is a non-profit organisation based in Melbourne, Australia. The Committee was founded in 1985 to bring together businesses, academia and non-profit organisations for activities, networking, and policy advice to government. Its aim is to keep Melbourne as one of the world's most liveable cities.

Activities[edit]

The Committee has been responsible for major changes to Melbourne, such as the Melbourne Docklands development, and smaller programs such as Melbourne Green Roofs program,[1] Melbourne Open House, Melbourne's Moving Galleries[2] and many others.

The outcomes of the Committee for Melbourne come in three categories: private sector collaboration, establishing organisations, and shaping government policy.

Melbourne Achiever Award[edit]

The Committee for Melbourne gives the prestigious Melbourne Achiever awards. Past winners have included:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/AboutCouncil/Newsletters/Documents/Melbourne_News_Apr09.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.movinggalleries.org/about/
  3. ^ "The Melbourne Achiever Awards". Committee for Melbourne. Committee for Melbourne. Archived from the original on 30 May 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2012.