Date and time

Tuesday, 18 July 2023
12pm to 2:30pm (AEST)


The Tea Room | The Melbourne Supper Club
First Floor, 161 Spring St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
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Join us as we host Professor Rob Adams AM at our Melbourne Leaders' lunch on Tuesday 18 July 2023.

Our speaker

Professor Rob Adams AM- City Architect, City of Melbourne 

Since joining the City of Melbourne in 1985, Rob Adams has through his role at the City help write and implement the rejuvenation strategy for central Melbourne. This has resulted in Melbourne being voted, by the Economist Magazine, the world’s most liveable city on seven occasions.

He received the Prime Minister’s Environmentalist of the Year in 2008, the Order of Australia in 2007, and the Australian Institute of Architect’s National President’s Award in 2018, and the CoM City Design team which he led have received over 160 international, state and local awards.

Rob has an international profile and has represented Australia on the Future of Cities Council of the World Economic Forum since 2008.

Since November 2020 he has fulfilled an advisor and mentoring role as the City Architect while also setting up his own practice Adams Urban

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 RA leaders' lunches are for RA members only.
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Refund policy

Cancellations should be notified in writing by email. Cancellations received prior to one week before the event will receive a full refund less 25%. No refund will be applicable for cancellations received after one week prior to the event although substitute delegates are welcomed