Child Friendly Cities Forum - Cairns

Join the dialogue on creating and supporting outdoor spaces and places for children to play in and simply be. Places that improve their physical, intellectual, psychological and social wellbeing.

Explore child friendly city design, delivery, and considerations. 

When: 10.00am - 3.30pm Thursday 27th February

Where: Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, 46 Collins Ave, Cairns, Queensland, Australia 4870

Details: Please register to ensure your seat and lunch will be provided on the day. 



Natalia Krysiak, Architect and Churchill Fellow

Natalia recently completed a study tour across Rotterdam, Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Toronto, Antwerp, Vancouver and London examining best practices for designing child-friendly, higher density neighbourhoods. 

Geoff Woolcock, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Southern Queensland's Institute for Resilient Regions

Geoff also works as a Adjuct Associate Proessor at Griffith University's School of Human Services and Social Work, and at QUT's Centre for Children's Health Research. Geoff will offer insight into the areas of Australia where working towards child-friendly cities and communities has gained particular resonance. 

The speakers will be followed by a panel discussion and networking opportunity. 


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