Campbelltown residents invited to share ideas to help city thrive

Campbelltown's CBD. Picture: Simon Bennett
Campbelltown's CBD. Picture: Simon Bennett

Residents who are interested in making Campbelltown a more sustainable and resilient place are invited to share their ideas at Thrive.

Thrive is a series of TED Talks-style events which focus on sharing, showcasing and celebrating ideas that drive positive change.

Upcoming topics include a heat study conducted in Campbelltown, green infrastructure and how the city can become more resilient in the future.

The first event will be held on Thursday, February 6 at the Campbelltown Arts Centre where Western Sydney University senior research fellow, Dr Sebastian Pfautsch will speak about a ground-breaking study on the urban heat island effect conducted in Campbelltown last summer.

Campbelltown mayor George Brticevic encouraged locals to attend the event.

"We're excited to have some of the brightest minds in the sustainability and resilience fields here in Campbelltown to speak about some of the exciting initiatives that are happening in our city and across Sydney," Cr Brticevic said.

"Come along and find out how you can be part of making Campbelltown a more sustainable and resilient city."

Junglefy co-founder and managing director Jock Gammon will also speak about the positive effects of green infrastructure in the urban landscape and an exciting Breathing Wall pilot project being delivered at Campbelltown Station.

Resilient Sydney deputy chief resilience officer Kristin Gabriel will speak about the Resilient Sydney Strategy and how to create cities that thrive on April 2.

Thrive talks are held on the first Thursday of each month at the Campbelltown Arts Centre from 6pm to 8pm.

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