Westbreen Creek Conservation and Development Plan

westbreen creek parklandBackground

Council has developed a draft Conservation and Development Plan (PDF 14Mb) for the Westbreen Creek open space corridor between the Northern Golf Course (Glenroy Road, Glenroy) and the confluence with the Moonee Ponds Creek in Pascoe Vale.

This includes KW Joyce Reserve, Gavin Park, Austin Crescent Reserve and Payne Reserve.

The Westbreen Creek Conservation and Development Plan (Draft) (PDF 14Mb) aims to protect and enhance existing environmental and heritage values while planning park and amenity upgrades to improve public access and enjoyment of the open space. It includes a range of opportunities such as new wetlands, park and play upgrades, new paths and targeted revegetation.

Council has worked with a number of key stakeholders to prepare the draft, including Melbourne Water, the Northern Golf Course, Pascoe Vale Girls College and Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek.

The draft, including the summary document (PDF 4Mb) was available for community review during December 2018 and January 2019, with drop in style consltation session held during January 2019. Council Officers were available to discuss the plan with community members not able to attend the information sessions.

Submissions from the public were open until Monday 4 February. Consultation on the draft plan has now closed.

Feedback summary and next steps

A summary of the feedback (PDF 151Kb)recieved on the draft plan has been compiled and will be the basis for revisions to the draft plan. It is planned for the revised draft to be presented to Council for considersation at the April 2019 meeting.

Further information

Contact Open Space Design on 9240 1111 or email Open Space.