Multi-City Regions explained
An examination of the growing phenomenon of multi-city regions around the world, the Greater Cities: The Global Experience of Planning, Preparing and Promoting the Multi-City Region report is a collaborative research effort between the Greater Cities Commission and the Business of Citieslaunch. The report explores the social, environmental and economic benefits of a well-planned multi-city region, and what can be applied from international experiences to the Six Cities Region of NSW.
What is a multi-city region?
A multi-city region is an integrated network of globally and locally connected cities that harness scale and diversity to create an inclusive, resilient and globally competitive economy and region.
These fact sheets take a deep dive on key aspects of the multi-city region experience, including creating an innovation district ecosystem, the drivers behind the rise of the multi-city region and unpacking the multi-city region advantage.
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Read former Chief Commissioner Geoff Roberts AM reflect on multi-city regions in The Conversation.
Download the full report
Download the Greater Cities: The Global Experience of Planning, Preparing and Promoting the Multi-City Region report to understand what we can learn from other multi-city regions.
Want to hear more?
In partnership with Business of Cities, listen to the Greater Cities Podcast, where Australian and international city experts share how we can live in greater cities if we reimagine them as more equitable, productive, sustainable and enjoyable places to live, work and visit.