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Renew Australia is hiring a project coordinator in Melbourne!!

2 April 2014 | Posted in: News

Renew Australia is seeking a project coordinator to join its busy Melbourne office. The role will involve the delivery and coordination of its Melbourne projects: Greensborough and Bridge Road included.

Initially the position is offered as a short-term, part time contract, with potential to extend into a longer term role.

If you are interested in applying please download the position description and send your application to [email protected] Applications close on 20th of April, 2014.

Position Description

Calling all creatives for spaces in Greensborough

10 December 2013 | Posted in: News

Greensborough Comes Alive is set to bring new life into the Greensborough Town Centre

Expressions of interests are now open. Spaces are available now. Apply here

Renew Australia has been commissioned by the Chamber of Commerce to run a Renew-style initiative similar to that of Renew Newcastle or the Docklands Spaces project. Greensborough Comes Alive will activate some of the currently underused and vacant spaces within the Centre.

Cindy Plowman, Renew Australia, said: “The town centre already has a lot to offer; it’s active during the day and night and has good public transport access.”

“What this initiative will do is bring people onto the street and encourage people to travel the length of Grimshaw and Main Streets. Recent and proposed developments will continue to bring new people to the area. We just need to translate this into foot traffic along the street,” she said.

The project will fill some of the gaps along Grimshaw and Main Streets by activating vacant spaces with creative enterprises and independent local initiatives.

Four spaces have already been secured for use in the project, including two owned by Banyule City Council at 61 and 63 Main Street. The Mayor of Banyule, Cr Craig Langdon, said it was a great initiative.

“We fully support the Chamber of Commerce in its efforts to promote the Greensborough shopping centre, attract new tenancies and support local businesses,” Cr Langdon said. “The other benefit for us is that our properties are kept in good condition and are used by the community while generating interest in longer term tenancies.”

Renew Australia is now seeking makers, artists, designers, photographers, printmakers, painters, illustrators, architects, milliners, jewellers, publishers, laptop businesses, animators, video or music makers, and other creative types. This is a low cost opportunity to create a shop, gallery, studio, or collaborative workspace at participating properties in the Greensborough Town Centre.

This is your chance to be part of a growing “Renew” creative movement to promote local economic, cultural and community development, the arts and creative industries across Australia and to get a space to try out your own creative idea.

For all project enquiries please contact Cindy Plowman, Renew Australia [email protected]

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