The Growing Green Guide for Melbourne project was supported by the following groups:

  • Guidelines Reference Group
  • Policy Reference Group
  • Student volunteers

Names of each are listed below.

The Guide was designed with the assistance of Universal Favourite and the website with the assistance of Prapon Chaimuttayompol.

Guidelines Reference Group

  • Nic Culnane, The Committee for Melbourne
  • Phil Edwards, Melbourne Water
  • Jock Gammon, Junglefy
  • Ken Hitchcock, KHD Landscape Engineering Solutions
  • Sam Innes, City of Port Phillip
  • Rafael Katigbak, Ronstan Tensile Architecture
  • Euan Laird, Nursery and Garden Industry of Victoria
  • Matthew Mackay, Hassell Pty Ltd
  • Carlo Missio, GHD Pty Ltd
  • Ben Nicholson, Groof Consulting
  • Clare Parry, Umow Lai
  • Merran Porjazoski, Bent Architecture
  • Warwick Savvas, ASPECT Studios
  • Nick Somes, Ecodynamics Pty Ltd
  • Erik van Zuilekom, Fytogreen
  • Scott Watson, VicRoads
  • Ralph Webster, Pad Creations
  • chaired by John Rayner, University of Melbourne

The information on green roof plants was also informed by succulent plant expert – Attila Kapitany, Australian

Policy Reference Group

  • Brendan Cousins, City of Melbourne
  • Meg Jones, Casey Lord, Jim McLauchlan and Vince Lodato, City of Stonnington
  • Elizabeth Brant, City of Yarra
  • Nic Drent and Leon Yates, City of Port Phillip
  • Tania Crisafi, Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure
  • chaired by Gail Hall, City of Melbourne

Student volunteers

RMIT University – Amber Batley, Tim Coggan, Isobelle Cooke, Colin Dee, Thomas Delbridge, Sally Hennessy, Kelly Hertzog, Jenny Nguyen, Raihana Rahmat and Rhiannon Tomlin

University of Melbourne – Esther Ziebell, Kim Bratzel, Nadia Kuzminykh, Patrick Clarke, Abdullah AlDwyish, Junee Singh, Yianni Phillipou, Kevin Zheng, Ye Hua and Zhi Hong Lu

Victoria University – Mayen Jere, Tan Huynh, Daniel Baran and Mansour Alshaga