Innovation precincts

Innovation precincts

Jul 19
CEDA welcomes leaders in the development of Melbourne’s innovation precincts for a conversation on what’s needed for their future development.


Stuart Moseley, Chief Executive Officer, Victorian Planning Authority
Tim O'Loan, Director of Cities, Melbourne, AECOM
Rose Hiscock, Director, Science Gallery Melbourne and Lead, Innovation Precinct Engagement, University of Melbourne

Event overview

What are the future opportunities in Melbourne’s innovation precincts, and how can we accelerate their contribution to economic development and job creation?

CEDA welcomes VPA’s Stuart Moseley, University of Melbourne’s Rose Hiscock and AECOM's Tim O'Loan as we take a closer look at what’s needed to catalyse investment in Melbourne's employment and innovation clusters. We discuss leadership, governance, collaboration, design, infrastructure investment and the emerging opportunities for jobs growth in Fishermans Bend, Monash, Dandenong, La Trobe, Sunshine, Werribee and the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct.

Meet the panel

Stuart Moseley
Chief Executive Officer, Victorian Planning Authority

The VPA is planning for six of the seven National Innovation and Employment Clusters identified in Plan Melbourne and will be facilitating development of strategic sites that catalyse investment. With more than 30 years of experience in planning, urban management and project delivery, Stuart is a reformer with a passionate advocate for outstanding urban environments.

Tim O'Loan
Director of Cities, Melbourne, AECOM

Tim leads AECOM"s Melbourne Cities program, whcih seeks to unlock critical urban infrastructure opportunities within the city. Through the application of independent research, Tim is passionate about driving broad, integrated strategies that tap hidden value, attract people and investment, and overcome financial and operational challenges for the benefit of the community. Tim has worked on significant national and international integrated developments and masterplanning projects in Australia, Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

Rose Hiscock
Director, Science Gallery Melbourne and Lead, Innovation Precinct Engagement, University of Melbourne

Rose is the inaugural Director of Science Gallery Melbourne, and the University of Melbourne's Lead for engagement activation. She is responsible for bringing the University's new 40,000 squre metre innovation precinct into public life, including the delivery of Science Gallery Melbourne, a gallry dedicated to engaging young adults through the collision of arts and science.

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