The Green Light Tour

Turning urban greening policy into action

The Green Light is a five-stop national tour to help build capacity in local councils by sharing the latest policy updates, best-practice case studies and up to date research on greening. Download the presentations below:


Rebecca Collins, Director Planning Projects, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

The State Government’s approach to cooling and greening

Martin Hartigan, Urban Conservation Manager, The Nature Conservancy

Melbourne Metropolitan Urban Forest Strategy

Meg Caffin, Principal, Urban Forest Consulting

What's happening locally? Urban Forestry at LGA level

Joe Hurley, Associate Professor, RMIT & Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub

Monitoring the urban forest and land use change

Dave Kendal, Senior Lecturer, University of Tasmania & Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub

Global environmental change and the global urban forest

Dave Callow, Team Leader of Urban Forest and Ecology, City of Melbourne

Future Forests - Putting tree data into action in the City of Melbourne

Helen Rowe, Head of Innovation, The Co-Design Studio 

Driving innovation in our communities through engagement

Jack Davis, Development Manager, Frasers Property Australia

The World’s Most Sustainable Shopping Centre