Placemaking and streetscaping for a better Maleny

A brief overview

Dr Greg Mews (USC) inspired us with the possibilities that Placemaking can make to a community regardless of age, abilities, and culture. Hiren Bhatt of the Sunshine Coast Council indicated that the budget restricts the options in terms of Placemaking, but does offer options for Streetscaping that would improve safety, greening, and sitting areas.

The GC&M News article highlights some of the key points made at the forum – https://gcnews.com.au/maleny-streetscape-concept-revealed/

From Sunshine Coast Council

1. See ‘Maleny Streetscape Diagram 2022’, focusing on Maple Street, that shows the SCC proposed options in four areas (A to D): https://cutt.ly/RZd8cvC

2. The SCC overview of the consultation process, ‘Maleny Placemaking and Streetscape – Maple Street’ and the Survey (in the tab called ‘Survey’) are found at https://cutt.ly/8Zd8Qrf The survey deadline is August 15, 2022.

•  You are encouraged to use the text boxes for your comments. 

•  You can also email the Placemaking project team placemaking@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au, with suggestions or if you want information.

3. Interested in a conversation with members of the Placemaking project team?

Other SCC community consultation sessions are as follows:

•  Wednesday August 3, 9am to 12pm, outside IGA/Bank/Maleny Community Centre; and

•  Wednesday August 3, 3pm to 6pm, Outside Cook Park

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