Resilient Townsville Business Models
How can we be more resilient to the environmental, economic and social stresses and shocks that impact our city?
Resilient Townsville Needs
|Themes||Description||Business Model||Business Attributes|
|Tropical Energy||Make Townsville a glocal centre of Tropical Energy. Use solar for energy, heat, fuel and chemical production. Use waste biomass for fuel, chemicals and energy.||Tropical Energy||Tropical Energy|
|Research Centre||Have a Townsville Cooperative Research Centre for resilience, Northern Australia, tropical sustainability, bushfires, natural disasters and water for cities.||Research Centre||Research Centre|
|New Technologies||Build an Australian Silicon Valley centre of excellence.||New Technologies||New Technologies|
|Innovation Centre||Create a starting place to develop innovation using a non-denominational community hub with virtual tools. Run startup events and run sprint events.||Innovation Centre||Innovation Centre|
|Portable Battery Storage||Demonstrate a portable solar, battery storage system for buildings. Trial technology for a building to work out future savings.||Portable Battery Storage||Portable Battery Storage|
|Resilient Map||Map locations with solar battery, NBN fibre, WiFi and smartphone charging sites for disaster recovery purposes.||Resilient Map||Resilient Map|
|Floating Solar||Develop floating solar on Ross Dam to reduce evaporation and generate local power.||Floating Solar||Floating Solar|
|Resilient City Plan||Help align Townsville Resilient Plan into Townsville Council City Plan.||Resilient City Plan||Resilient City Plan|
|Energy Security||Create energy generation and storage in the region.||Energy Security||Energy Security|
|Teach Sustainability||Implement teaching programs for primary and secondary students on environmental sustainability.||Teach Sustainability||Teach Sustainability|
|Area risk assessment||Identify areas of current vulnerability to shocks and disasters and design risk management around them.||Area risk assessment||Area risk assessment|
|Solar fuel station||Create petrol / ethanol / electric station with solar / battery. Have fuels available in a blackout.||Solar fuel station||Solar fuel station|
|Cloud Region Management||Use cloud computing for data colection, regional management, insight gathering and smarter decisions.||Cloud Region Management||Cloud Region Management|
|Public Transport for CBD||Create a public transport system to support a new stadium precinct.||Public Transport for CBD||Public Transport for CBD|
|Water Security||Create enough water capacity to handle population and industry growth. Include WA style water desalination with renewable offset.||Water Security||Water Security|
|Attract Investment||Attract investment for trade, tourism, education, agriculture, mining, renewables and energy export.||Attract Investment||Attract Investment|
|Governance||Create governance for environment, business continuity, safety, security, community ammenities, disaster management framework and new industries.||Governance||Governance|
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This webpage was created as an action item from the Townsville Resilient City Workshop - October 2015. Created by Matthew Bulat.
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