Safe and vibrant Yarra at night

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The City of Yarra is known for its dynamic night life spread across several precincts, principally Collingwood and Fitzroy (Smith, Gertrude, Brunswick and Johnston Streets) and Richmond (Victoria, Church and Swan Streets).

However, the nature and intensity of this activity can negatively impact upon the local community through noise, litter and matters of public nuisance.

In September 2012, Council undertook an extensive public consultation for a period of 3 months to discuss how to make Yarra’s night activity centres safer and more vibrant.

The outcome of the consultation was the development of Council's first  Night Time Economy Strategy, endorsed by Council in April 2014. Public comment on this strategy is open until

The draft strategy was available for public comment in April - May 2014. This was adopted by Council in June 2014.

Go to Councils Night Time Economy Project Page for all the details.  

 

Safe and VibrantThe public consultation for this project has ended.

The City of Yarra is known for its dynamic night life spread across several precincts, principally Collingwood and Fitzroy (Smith, Gertrude, Brunswick and Johnston Streets) and Richmond (Victoria, Church and Swan Streets).

However, the nature and intensity of this activity can negatively impact upon the local community through noise, litter and matters of public nuisance.

In September 2012, Council undertook an extensive public consultation for a period of 3 months to discuss how to make Yarra’s night activity centres safer and more vibrant.

The outcome of the consultation was the development of Council's first  Night Time Economy Strategy, endorsed by Council in April 2014. Public comment on this strategy is open until

The draft strategy was available for public comment in April - May 2014. This was adopted by Council in June 2014.

Go to Councils Night Time Economy Project Page for all the details.  

 

Consultation has concluded
  • Yarra's first ever Night Time Economy Strategy - public comment opportunity on the draft

    over 2 years ago

    The Strategy is a five year program of activities to further improve Yarra’s entertainment precincts and modify the way we deliver our services outside business hours.

    Three objectives form the draft strategy:

    • a safe, vibrant and functional NTE and each address the three main service gaps identified from Council’s consultation and research undertaken in 2012 and 2013:
    • better responses to predictable amenity impacts (noise, litter) from night activity
      improved services and infrastructure to support entertainment precincts and public spaces used at night (toilets, streetscapes, transport infrastructure)
    • more diverse activities at night, not centred on alcohol and involving people of all ages

    • Draft Night Time Economy Strategy (1.77 MB)


    Have your say:

    The draft strategy is available for public comment till 23 May 2014. If you would like to make a submission on the draft strategy, it can be sent by email to Susan.Gulko@yarracity.vic.gov.au or call Susan on 9205 5156.

    The Strategy is a five year program of activities to further improve Yarra’s entertainment precincts and modify the way we deliver our services outside business hours.

    Three objectives form the draft strategy:

    • a safe, vibrant and functional NTE and each address the three main service gaps identified from Council’s consultation and research undertaken in 2012 and 2013:
    • better responses to predictable amenity impacts (noise, litter) from night activity
      improved services and infrastructure to support entertainment precincts and public spaces used at night (toilets, streetscapes, transport infrastructure)
    • more diverse activities at night, not centred on alcohol and involving people of all ages

    • Draft Night Time Economy Strategy (1.77 MB)


    Have your say:

    The draft strategy is available for public comment till 23 May 2014. If you would like to make a submission on the draft strategy, it can be sent by email to Susan.Gulko@yarracity.vic.gov.au or call Susan on 9205 5156.

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  • A community dialogue on sustaining a diverse, vibrant and safe Yarra nightlife

    over 3 years ago
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    On 21st of June 2012, Yarra City Council hosted Yarra 5 to 9: The Night Time Economy Event at the LuWow bar in Fitzroy.

    The purpose of the event was to ignite conversation on how can we achieve Yarra at night that meets the needs of visitors who desire food, social atmospheres offered by pubs/bars, seek live music and arts and culture, with those of local residents who expect a respected environment in close proximity to their homes.


    On 21st of June 2012, Yarra City Council hosted Yarra 5 to 9: The Night Time Economy Event at the LuWow bar in Fitzroy.

    The purpose of the event was to ignite conversation on how can we achieve Yarra at night that meets the needs of visitors who desire food, social atmospheres offered by pubs/bars, seek live music and arts and culture, with those of local residents who expect a respected environment in close proximity to their homes.