Building the capacity

of urban leaders to

make great places.

Welcome to

Cities Leadership Institute

We are an Australian not-for-profit dedicated to building the
capacity of urban leaders to make cities, towns and communities great places. 


By joining the Cities Leadership Institute, you become a valuable member of a national community of urban leaders.

Coming Up

Creative Connected Communities

Interrogate the merging of creativity and innovation and explore how this will shift city building in a digital age. Join Kip Harkness in our Melbourne masterclass on Friday 29 November. 

Australasian Placemaking Forum

Cities Leadership Institute is pleased to present the Australasian Placemaking Forum on 6 December. The forum will design and grow the Australian Placemaking movement. 

Get the Night Right: 

Night Time Economies Masterclass

Join Leni Schwendinger and Ethan Kent as we decipher how to activate and develop thriving night time economies in local communities throughout Australia on 18 and 19 November. 


Local government a key driver for NSW's economy

October 24, 2019

Built in Mental Wellness

September 30, 2019

Social Cuisine

September 24, 2019

Crush, Collide and (un)Comfortable

September 14, 2019

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Suite 13.01, Level 13

88 Phillip Street, Sydney

NSW 2000, Australia

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