Parks Victoria is delivering an energy transformation to Albert Park by installing solar panels across facilities used by local sporting clubs. The project will drive down carbon emissions and help community clubs to save on their utility bills.
Altona Pier is being redeveloped to provide an improved recreational space for more people to enjoy for many years to come.
Parks Victoria and Melbourne Water are working together to deliver improved visitor facilities at the Redwoods Forest to support increased visitation at the site while protecting the natural values of the park.
A new 120-hectare regional park will be created in Clyde, on Bunurong Country. The land will be transformed to provide important habitat for plants and wildlife, and create more opportunities for the community to spend time with friends and family, unlock the benefits of time spent in nature, and make the most of our beautiful open green spaces.
We have a project underway to upgrade the Corben Pavilion and install a new power connection down Yarra Bend Road and up to the Corben Pavilion, which will bring life back to the facilities for visitors and sports users.
We’re leading the development of a Master Plan to guide the park into the future. While this is underway, we’ll also be delivering some immediate works to improve the reserve’s safety, access, and connection for visitors as a priority. This includes trail maintenance, new wayfinding signage and installing access control barriers at the entry of the park to discourage rubbish dumping and illegal vehicle access.
Critical safety works are being planned for Flinders Pier using funding from the 2022-23 State Budget.
Parks Victoria is replacing the steep steps at Gipps Street with an elevated walkway to improve how cyclists, people with prams and people with accessibility requirements can enjoy the Main Yarra Trail.
Parks Victoria is rebuilding Hampton Pier in picturesque Sandringham Harbour.
New parklands are being created in Melbourne’s east from more than 35 hectares of former freeway reserve.
Informing the future use and management of Herring Island Environmental Sculpture Park.
We're delivering two new shared-use trails at Jells Park thanks to a $5.9 million investment from the Victorian Government.
We are activating Jells Park’s northern and southern grounds by establishing two new cricket ovals – ‘the Ashes’ and ‘the Oaks’.
A new 215-hectare regional park will be created in Deanside, on Wurundjeri Country. It will provide new opportunities for the community to get active, spend time with friends and family and connect to our beautiful parklands and waterways. It will also help protect the Natural Temperate Grasslands and provide important habitat for the Growling Grass Frog.
Parks Victoria undertakes maintenance dredging to ensure the continuation of safe boating access within Port Philip and Western Port.
Planning is underway to ensure Mornington Harbour is well placed to provide safe facilities for years to come, through the development of the Mornington harbour Local Port Area Plan.
The Olinda Precinct Plan is delivering an accessible playscape, new and upgraded sporting and visitor facilities and the awe-inspiring Chelsea Australian Garden at Olinda, to transform the site of the former Olinda Golf Course into 34 hectares of community parklands.
Parks Victoria are currently assessing options for the damaged Dee Slip Bridge on the O'Shannassy Aqueduct Trail.
A project is underway at Plenty Gorge Park to deliver the new Plenty River Trail, upgrades to Hawkstowe Picnic Area and improvements to Nioka Bush Camp.
An investment of $1.5 million will fund a range of projects in the Point Cook Homestead precinct. These works will refurbish and maintain some of the heritage buildings on site, and a new toilet facility will be built.
Implementation of key projects from the Point Nepean National Park Master Plan are underway.
We're working to reconstruct Rye Pier to make it safer, more durable and more accessible and have delivered a new pier approach. In 2023 we're rebuilding the outer pier and pier head to complete this major project.
Planning is underway to ensure Sorrento Pier and the adjoining waters are well placed to provide safe facilities for years to come through the development of the Sorrento Local Port Area Plan.
A $50.3 million investment to rebuild the St Kilda Pier will give locals and visitors better public open space and better swimming spots, while preserving the historic kiosk. A new curved pier will replace the current pier, with new features that will boost tourism and preserve it for future generations to enjoy.
The Urban Parks Active Wellbeing Program is a $21 million project delivering upgrades to 21 popular parks across Melbourne, including extending the Bay Trail at Point Cook, and repairing the seawall at Point Gellibrand Coastal Heritage Park.
We are building a new all-abilities playscape, a 3.25 km running and walking track and making picnic area upgrades at Wattle Park thanks to a $5.1 million investment from the Victorian Government.
A new 340-hectare regional park will be created in Wyndham Vale and Tarniet, on Wadawurrung Country and Bunurong Country. It will provide new opportunities for the community to get active, spend time with friends and family and connect to our beautiful parklands and the Werribee River.
Planning is underway to create a safer and more sustainable harbour and facilities for everyone to enjoy for many more years to come with the development of the Williamstown Local Port Area Plan.