Conference: The Fourth Pillar of Sustainability national conference, Melbourne, December 2004

Culture, engagement and sustainable communities

Conference Report: Fourth Pillar of Sustainability

Culture, engagement and sustainable communities – report on the conference hosted by Cultural Development Network in partnership with Common Ground and RMIT’s Globalism Institute Melbourne, November 2004.
This conference canvassed ideas around the four pillar model of public planning; the idea of considering ‘cultural’ factors along with economic, environmental and social in our planning for sustainability. The 120 page report contains all papers given at the conference as well as workshop, and panel session summaries.

Contents include:

Program Coordinator’s Report: building a foundation for new cultural thinking Richard Holt
The Fourth Pillar Revisited: key questions about cultural sustainability Jon Hawkes
A Great New Revitalising Idea? Professor Donald Horne
Cultural Sustainability and the National Agenda Jennifer Bott
The Fourth Pillar in Three Countries,
New Zealand
Penny Eames
Australia Richard Holt
Canada Judy Spokes on behalf of Yasmine Laroche
Alive to Storied Landscapes: storytelling, sense of place, social inclusion Dr Martin Mulligan
Neighbourhoods Talking: graffiti, art and the public domain Dr. Christine Dew
Shifting Ground: negotiating values in a gentrifying community June Moorhouse
Restructuring Communities: economic and social policies for a different society Dr. Onko Kingma
The Cultural Journey Anne Dunn
Four Pillars in Practice at the City of Port Phillip Sally Calder & David Brand

Conference report available for free download.
CD-ROM version can also ordered from the Cultural Development Network.
($11 plus postage)
Download the order form here or phone +61 3 9925 0282.