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Student projects

In May 2013 and June 2014, students from The School of Humanities and Social Science at the University of Newcastle in conjunction with Council undertook a project to explore local organisations that support Newcastle 2030. This is the second time this project has run with successful outcomes.

View the   Local Agencies implementing Newcastle 2030 (pdf)


Revised Newcastle 2030 Community Strategic Plan

Continued consultation with the community has informed the revised Newcastle 2030 Community Strategic Plan.

This document provides a long-term community vision and plan for Newcastle including:

  • The community’s shared vision for a Smart, Liveable and Sustainable City
  • 7 strategic directions for Newcastle
  • 23 objectives to be achieved over the next 10 years
  • Proposed strategies and partnerships to fulfil these objectives.

The Newcastle 2030 Community Strategic Plan (Revised 2013) was endorsed by Council on 25 June 2013.

Find Out More

To find out more regarding the review, engagement and delivery process for the Newcastle 2030 Community Strategic Plan, please visit  Creating our Vision and   Achieving the Vision.


Council is proud to host major events that contribute to the vibrancy and excitement of our city. Major events bring vital economic benefit, provide for diverse activity and strengthen our social connections.

There are many community events and activities happening around the city which promote a thriving community where diversity is embraced, everyone is valued and has the opportunity to contribute and belong. You can also add your  event on our community events calendar.