Melbourne metropolitan planning

Cael Leskovec

In Melbourne there’s a common belief that metropolitan planning must provide development certainty. Through archival research and interviews, this project aims to determine how and why this belief came into existence and continues.

About Cael Leskovec

Research interests

  • Planning history
  • Melbourne history
  • Metropolitan planning
  • Strategic planning
  • Development certainty

Teaching experience

  • Tutor – Origins and Development of Urban Planning, 2015
  • Tutor – Planning Theory, 2014
  • Marker – Strategic Urban Planning, 2012, 2014

Key people


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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer