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Help us shape a vision for tomorrow's Burwood

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A place where people love to live, work and visit

Future change in Burwood will be guided by strategic planning that ensures its long-term success.

The broader areas around the new SRL stations can evolve with planning and land use opportunities to unlock space and meet the needs of our growing community.

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Places for increased commercial and industrial outlets with job opportunities

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Places for health, education and research growth

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Places of change for more housing and mixed-use buildings appropriate to the location

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Places for parks, gardens, trees and landscaping

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Places for better walking, cycling and transport connections

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Places for community facilities, local services, education and recreation

What kind of change could be included in the new precinct plan?

Medium change

Quality social and affordable housing, well-designed townhouses and smaller scale apartments in appropriate locations.

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Higher change

More housing diversity in highly accessible areas will provide new homes in well-designed apartments at varying heights.

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Significant change

Targeted to the areas nearest to the new SRL station, creating a mixed-use centre with access to the university campus and high-quality open spaces.

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Preliminary ideas

The preliminary ideas for Burwood are a starting point for community discussion. They suggest some potential changes to the precinct that will help deliver the Burwood Vision.

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Embrace the opportunity presented by the new SRL station to establish a new mixed-use centre

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Extend and enhance the natural features of Gardiners Creek

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Enhance Burwood Highway, Highbury Road and Elgar Road corridors 

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Support the growth of the education precinct

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Support job growth across the precinct

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Enable greater housing choice

Opportunity areas

The following areas highlight where change is likely to occur in Burwood and offer opportunities to support growth and deliver community-wide benefits.

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New Burwood central area

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Central Campus

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Burwood Highway East

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Station West

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Burwood Economic Cluster

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Highbury Enterprise Precinct

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Burwood Highway West

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Creekside Neighbourhood

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