A Collaborative approach for Kogarah’s future

28 Apr 2020
The Kogarah Collaboration Area Place Strategy supports an ambition for Kogarah to become a hub of knowledge-intensive jobs and industries for the Eastern City District, the South District and Greater Sydney. The Kogarah Strategic Centre is also critical in achieving the Greater Sydney Commission’s vision for a 30-minute city.

A product of the Commission’s Collaboration Areas program, the Kogarah Place Strategy is a significant milestone for city making in Kogarah. It brings together the aspirations of Bayside and Georges River Councils along with multiple organisations that have a role to play in the future of the area. The Place Strategy identifies challenges and opportunities for the area and establishes actions to deliver the shared vision for this Collaboration Area to evolve into a vibrant health, knowledge and wellness precinct.

Spanning across two Local Government Areas and both the Eastern City District and South District, Kogarah’s needs as a place, strategic centre, health and education precinct are unique. The Place Strategy has been co-designed with both councils, government agencies and other key stakeholders. It recognises the complex, place-specific issues of the area and sets out a pathway that will reveal and enhance the area’s specialisations, unique character and contribution to Greater Sydney.

The Kogarah Collaboration Area Place Strategy brings together expertise and local knowledge to guide collaboration, prioritise investment and establish enduring place-based governance to support Kogarah’s evolution into the future.

Read the Kogarah Collaboration Area Place Strategy.

About the Kogarah Collaboration Area

The Kogarah Collaboration Area is loosely bounded by Bestic Street to the north, the Rockdale Wetlands Corridor in the east, Jubilee Avenue in the south, and Caledonian Street to the west. Including both Kogarah and Rockdale town centres, it is 14 kilometres south of the Harbour CBD, 20 kilometres from Greater Parramatta and in close proximity to Sydney Airport and Port Botany.

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