The Capitol acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. We respectfully acknowledge their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. We also acknowledge the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.

This Is Public

The opening night speaker series for Open House Melbourne 2021.

This Is Public focuses on the need to find new ways to reconnect and transform the ways in which we live and work together. Speakers with different backgrounds and perspectives seek to answer big questions about the role of policy, climate change and architecture in the future of cities.

Tune in for a series of thought-provoking and insightful presentations beginning with an address from Lord Mayor Sally Capp, and an introduction to the Open House Melbourne (OHM) 2021 theme, Reconnect.

Speakers include:
•Jefa Greenaway and Tristan Wong – INBETWEEN
•Jill Garner, Victorian Government Architect (OVGA) – Designing Policy for People
•Nicole Kalms, XYX Lab – Your Ground: Towards a Safer and More Accessible City
•Liam Young with Ewan McEoin – The Making of Planet City
•James Brearley and Justine Della Riva (CEO) – Building Pride
•Beau de Belle, Christine Phillips and Jock Gilbert – Designing On Country

Co-presented with Centre for Architecture Victoria, Open House Melbourne. This edition is supported by RMIT Architecture & Urban Design, RMIT University and media partner Assemble Papers.

This event forms part of the satellite program for the 2021 Living Cities Forum presented by Naomi Milgrom Foundation.