Today, the knowledge city concept remains a central component to the City of Melbourne's vision of the city, with one of eight strategic goals of the
Council Plan 2013-17 explicitly detailing the Council's aspiration:
Goal 4: A knowledge city
We continue to develop new ways to gather and share information to support those whose innovations and developments underpin the growth of the city. We broaden understanding and respect for Melbourne’s diverse knowledge sector and ensure learning can be a lifelong process.