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* 1. How strongly do you agree or disagree with this strategy’s vision for a cool, calm and resilient city, with increased greening?

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* 2. How confident do you feel that the City can meet the targets and vision set out in this strategy?

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* 3. How worried are you about the impacts of increasing heat in the city?

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* 4. Here are some examples of green buildings and laneways in the city. Can you select your favourite image?

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* Can you tell us why this image resonates with you?

5. This strategy sets out 6 directions and 20 actions to achieve our vision.
Direction 1 – Turn grey to green
We will achieve new targets, green our laneways and harness innovation and technology to green our city. We will increase overall green cover to 40% across the local area, including a minimum of 27% tree canopy by 2050.

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* In your opinion, how important is direction 1?

Direction 2 – Greening for all
The benefits of greening will be shared with the community through an equitable distribution of greening, fair access to spaces, climate adaptation and locally grown food.

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* In your opinion, how important is direction 2?

Direction 3 – Cool and calm spaces
To support the mental and physical wellbeing of our community, we will target hot spots in the city and provide calm and healthy spaces and celebrate Sydney’s special connection with water.

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* In your opinion, how important is direction 3?

Direction 4 – Greener buildings
We will encourage greener buildings through the implementation of a green factor score, update our green roof and wall policy, and planning controls.

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* In your opinion, how important is direction 4?

Direction 5 – Nature in the city
We will be guided by the knowledge of Aboriginal people who have cared for this Country for thousands of years. We will create more habitat for wildlife through urban ecology health checks and by strengthening urban nature protection measures in our planning controls.

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* In your opinion, how important is direction 5?

Direction 6 – Greening together
We will green our city together by developing a greening Sydney fund, increasing community engagement and community participation programs.

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* In your opinion, how important is direction 6?

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* 6. During the Covid-19 pandemic people flocked to nature to help them stay strong – physically and mentally. And when we spoke to people about their hopes for Sydney’s future, a green city with trees and plants was a top priority. 

How important are cool, calm green spaces to your overall wellbeing?

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* 7. These are some things that contribute to a cool calm city. Select 3 that are most important to you.

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* 8. This strategy will only be successful if we do it together. Please select the things that you are interested in being involved in below.

9. Mapping our hotspots and cool, calm spaces
The knowledge and experience of our local community are crucial to this work. It supplements our existing data and provides insights we can't gain with our data collection tools.

Open the map and let us know about any hotspots or cool and calm spaces in your area. 

This map will open in a new window. When you have finished, you can close and return to this survey.

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* 10. Is there anything else about the City's Greening Sydney Strategy you would like to tell us?

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