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Renew Projects: Renew Australia Chapel Street Scoping Study

 The research for this scoping study has now concluded.

The City of Stonnington engaged Renew Australia, a national social enterprise focused on community renewal and economic development, to undertake a study on Chapel Street between the High Street to Toorak Road section of the Chapel Street precinct. Working with the Stonnington community Renew Australia conducted three surveys to collect feedback from three key stakeholder groups to understand if an appetite exists to participate in an activation project.

Renew Australia works with property managers, owners, and agents to activate vacant space with creative enterprises on a rent-free or low rent 30-day rolling license.

Renew Australia projects provide space for new and creative enterprises to trial an idea with minimal overheads in otherwise vacant space. This process not only provides visible creative space, it encourages and displays a new form of use in traditional main streets and precincts that encourage community engagement and activity.

Renew Australia – Chapel Street Scoping Study was made possible with the support of the Inner South-east Metropolitan Partnership and funding from the Victorian Government.

City of Stonnington residents, creatives, business owners or property owners had their say by completing surveys.

Should you have any questions regarding these surveys, please contact Renew Australia via email and their staff will be happy to discuss the survey further with you.

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The scoping study is a part of City of Stonnington’s Opportunity – Growing Business Together Action Plan


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