Park(ing) Day 2015: BCC endorsed

When I started Brisbane PARK(ing) Day conversations in 2007, I had always wanted it to be BCC endorsed, but I never had much political luck on that…
But wishes do come true and I’m super excited to finally see BCC Urban Design team making it happen this year!!.
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We haven’t pushed it much from our end since 2012, so its resurgence is a rather pleasant surprise!
It is also a wonderful sign that placemaking is now more “mainstream” and accepted in policy thinking.   It also demonstrates that urban action is two-fold.  It is both bottom up (community driven), but it has to be supported top down too (government driven).
A sincere thanks to all the past Brisbane PARKers who over the years were inspired creative leaders who supported in the early days, and demonstrated its possibilities
I can’t want to see this year’s event!

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