HAVE YOUR SAY: How will Newcastle become a smart, liveable and sustainable global city by 2030?

In 2030, Newcastle will be a smart, liveable and sustainable global city.

That’s the vision of the Newcastle 2030 Community Strategic Plan which is currently up for public review and comment. So, now’s your chance to have your say.

The online questionnaire, which can be found on the City Of Newcastle website, gives you a chance to put forward your opinion on the vision laid out in the plan that was created by consulting with the community almost 2-years ago. Throughout March and April, you can check out the document online and have a say on its contents.

“This plan encompasses our role as an emerging global city underpinned by our commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Our seven key strategic directions reflect the aspirations that matter most to us as a progressive community” Lord Mayor, Nuatali Nelmes says.

“I invite you to dream big and join us to make this city a better place for everyone”.


Below is the vision statement laid out in the Newcastle 2030 Community Strategic Plan. It encompasses the overall plan, which is then broken down into smaller goals for individual parts of the plan.

“We will celebrate our cultural heritage and history, protect our natural environment and support our people to thrive and prosper. As an inclusive community, we will strive for equal rights and access for all. We will face challenges with integrity, innovation and creativity. Support business growth, education and employment opportunities. We will be a leading lifestyle city with vibrant public places and spaces, connected transport networks and unique urbanism. This will be achieved within a framework of open and collaborative leadership”.


STEP 1: Click here to read the Strategic Directions that report back on some of the city’s main achievements since the plan was adopted in 2018.

STEP 2: Fill out the comments box on the individual direction and share your views around the progress and plans.

STEP 3: Click here to complete a short survey.

Written by Newcastle Live

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