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By April 22, 2022June 25th, 2022No Comments

Gardiners Creek (Kooyongkoot) Master Plan

The City of Boroondara invites all residents to Have your say on its draft Gardiners Creek (Kooyongkoot) Master Plan.  Gardiners Creek is over 30 km in length and originates in Blackburn.  It flows through the suburbs of Ashburton, Glen Iris, Hawthorn East and into the Yarra in Hawthorn.  The plan also covers Back Creek which flows into Gardiners Creek, connecting the suburbs of Camberwell and Canterbury.  At present, Gardiners Creek is the only significant creek to run into the Yarra River without an overall management plan. Boroondara has developed a master plan to cover that part of Gardiners Creek and Back Creek that flows through this region.

The draft Master Plan document can be downloaded from the Boroondara website at https://engage.boroondara.vic.gov.au/gardiners-creek-master-plan,

About the draft Master Plan

In its invitation, Boroondara says, “We have drafted a Master Plan for Gardiners Creek to make sure it is protected, cared for and improved in the future. The plan is based on extensive research, feedback from key stakeholders and community views. It includes aims and actions that apply across the entire area.”  Community consultation commenced on 24 May 2022 and will continue till 28 June 2022. It is expected that the final plan will be presented to Council for endorsement in October 2022.  Go here to find out more about this consultation https://engage.boroondara.vic.gov.au/gardiners-creek-master-plan

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Glenferrie Oval precinct revitalisation

 Boroondara invites you to have your say on upgrades to the Glenferrie Oval precinct when community consultation opens. Glenferrie Oval precinct is one of Boroondara’s most loved sporting facilities. Over the coming years, the City plans to improve this space to allow for better use of this historic facility. This is part of our commitment to delivering what’s important to our community.  The work will include renovations to the Michael Tuck Stand, to restore and protect this iconic heritage structure; and removal of the Ferguson Stand to increase open space for the community to enjoy. Boroondara will be asking for community feedback on upgrades to the Glenferrie Oval precinct soon.