Have your say on urban play!

Playable cities connect people and place through creative technologies, making the city a platform for play.

Urban play calls for a diverse community of designers, game developers, scientists, writers, architects, artists, producers, performers, players, bureaucrats and more. Learn more about urban play and how you join the conversation.

Exploring other ways of being in public space, First Peoples connection to place, and more-than-human infrastructure Playable City Melbourne talks to our multi-layered civic identity – as a creative city, technological city, a diverse and multicultural city, knowledge city and liveable city that is growing fast.


Playable City Melbourne conference endeavours to be an inclusive and safe environment for everyone.

Our Code of Conduct can be found here.


Playable City Melbourne acknowledges the people of the Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we meet. Playable City Melbourne respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past, present and emerging. We pay our respects to the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia.


Playable City Melbourne is possible thanks to our amazing partners.