The Fishermans Bend Framework



The Fisherman’s Bend Framework is a plan for the parks, schools, roads, transport, community facilities and services to ensure the liveability of the area as it grows over the next 30 years.

The framework outlines 8 key sustainability goals.

Sustainability goal 4 is A climate resilient community.  Elements of this goal include objectives to

  • reduce urban heat island
  • embed green infrastructure into design
  • aim for 50% urban forest canopy coverage
  • improve community understanding of climate risks.

Sustainability goal 5 is to be A water sensitive community and elements of this goal are to

  • design to accommodate sea-level rise and storm events
  • establish an IWM system to provide access to high quality potable and recycled water