31 October - 01 November, 2019 | Sir Stamford Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW
Bill Tsakalos, City Architect & Director Transformational Design at Blacktown City Council

Bill Tsakalos

City Architect & Director Transformational Design
Blacktown City Council

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Conference Day Two: Friday, 1st November 2019

Friday, November 1st, 2019

9:50 AM CASE STUDY: Australian Catholic University’s vision for a Blacktown CBD University Campus Partner to Transform the Local Community

Australian Catholic University is one of the fastest growing universities in Australia and is ranked in the top 3% of universities in the world. The decision to partner with Blacktown City Council to create a campus will stand at the cultural and geographical heart of the community. This partnership will transform the community and provide opportunities for future students to study locally creating economic value.

In this Session:
  • Identifying the key stakeholders involved in developing a cross industry partnership 
  • Understanding the decision making process in relation to the partnership between the university and the council 
  • Understanding why the council wants a university in its CBD to help transform the community
  • Outlining the benefits of co-habitation for a university and a council to see the mutual value in overlapping services 
  • Exploring future opportunities through the development of co-use of space