On behalf of the Conference Committee I would like to invite you to consider the following opportunities for your organisation to be involved with the 8th Making Cities Liveable Conference 2015.

This conference will bring together delegates including Policy Makers, Politicians, Senior Public Servants, City Governance Personnel, Public Health Administrators, Academics, Waste Management Professionals, National Resources Administrators, Planning Professionals, Environmental Groups, Engineers, Urban Designers, Consultants, Social Planners, Disaster Management Groups, Elected Representatives, Mayors, Non-Government Agencies, Community and Industry Groups, Students, Coastal Resource Managers, Place Makers and Sustainability Practitioners

A wide range of sponsorship opportunities are available ranging from half page advertisements right through to Conference Partner status and its associated benefits – opportunities for organisations large and small.

Conference sponsorship will provide positive results and raise your profile to potential customers.

For more information, contact the conference secretariat.

Sponsors and Exhibitors 2015

Axis Communications

Axis Communications

Axis is an IT company offering network video solutions for professional installations. The company is the global market leader in network video, driving the ongoing shift from analog to digital video surveillance. Axis products and solutions focus on security surveillance and remote monitoring, and are based on innovative, open technology platforms. For more information about Axis, please visit our website at www.axis.com

CSIRO Publishing

CSIRO PUBLISHING is a science and technology publisher with a global reputation for quality products and services. Our international publishing programme covers a range of scientific disciplines, including agriculture, the plant and animal sciences, planning and building, health and environmental management. Our product range includes journals, books and magazines, in print and online.

Cities Today

Cities Today is the only global magazine containing analysis, comment and best practices on sustainable urban development, connecting local governments with public and private sector solutions. With an expert editorial advisory board comprising the World Bank, UN-Habitat, UNEP, and city associations ICLEI, C40, UCLG ASPAC, UCLG Africa, UCLG MEWA, Sister Cities International and FLACMA, the publication highlights the challenges facing city leaders and local governments in mobility, finance, smart technology, health care, energy efficiency, water, sanitation, security and housing.

Sydney Water

Sydney Water is Australia’s largest utility, with an area of operation covering 12,700km2, extending from Sydney to the Blue Mountains and the Illawarra. It provides drinking water, recycled water, wastewater and stormwater services to its customers. We also work with the community to enhance the liveability of our cities by irrigating, protecting and restoring public areas like parks, rivers, playing grounds and wetlands. [Welcome Reception Sponsor]


.id is a company of population experts – demographers, spatial analysts, urban planners, forecasters, census data and IT experts who build demographic information products for Australia & New Zealand. We understand how cities, towns and regions are growing and changing. Name a place and we can tell you about its population’s past, present and future!


PTA Landscapes is a full service landscaping business with over 30 years of experience. PTA Landscapes prides itself on its creative and sustainable approach to the challenges presented by clients in landscape construction, design or maintenance. Leaders in the industry, PTA Landscapes is committed to delivering quality landscaping projects. (03) 9872 3055 www.ptalandscapes.com.au


Our products are suitable for the Water, Sewer, Telecommunications, Power, Rail and industrial applications. Covers with lift assist and high security locking options.

Committed to global sustainability. We understand that "being green" is not just a saying; as a global enterprise we are able to manage the life cycle of our products from cradle to grave.
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Queensland University of Technology - The Institute for Future Environments

The Institute for Future Environments studies how our natural, built and virtual environments interact, change and converge, to find ways to make them more sustainable, secure and resilient. From feeding the world's booming population to managing scarce natural resources and reducing our carbon footprint, several grand challenges currently confront humanity.

We live within a rapidly evolving web of natural, built and virtual environments. Bridging these environments are global systems that support human life and wellbeing. Our vision is to comprehensively understand these interacting environments and systems, so that future populations can live sustainably within the planet's constraints.

City of Melbourne

City of Melbourne

City of Melbourne is a capital city local government that understands and supports the key factors which contribute to Melbourne’s reputation as the world’s most liveable city. The organisation has a continued commitment to fostering the long-term viability, safety and wellness of our community and visitors. City of Melbourne is proud to be a part of the 8th Making Cities Liveable Conference in 2015.


CoDesign Studio is a design and placemaking consultancy committed to reinventing Australia's neighbourhoods. We create fast, and tactical improvements to streets and public spaces that quickly transform any space into a place people love. This high-impact approach helps our clients get more value out of land they own or manage, builds community support and creates thriving places.  


The conference committee would like to thank our previous sponsors, exhibitors & supporters

Brad Walker
Resource Advisory Sydney Water
Creative Communities
Archinect Cities Today
Behaviour Design Works
7 Senses
aurecon Surpass dept of climate change ecotv
city of port phillip Up and Up AusIndustry
Fifth Estate