Werribee River and Werribee Township
Under the Suburban Parks Program, the Victorian Government is establishing three new Regional Parks in Melbourne’s growth areas.
A further investment will renew the planning for two regional parks and conduct some early establishment work in and around Melbourne’s western growth corridor.
This will mean:
- Creating the new Werribee Township Regional Park (340 hectares of new parkland in Wyndham Vale)
- Upgrading the Werribee River Regional Park (223 hectares of parkland to the south of Werribee).
Once complete, these scenic and environmentally important areas will provide over 1000 hectares offering a range of recreational activities such as walking and cycling tracks, and tourism and education opportunities.
From May to June 2021, Parks Victoria will be consulting with stakeholders and the community to understand aspirations for the future each park.
Key dates for engagement activities are:
- Wednesday 26 May
Online Community Information Session
6pm - 7.30pm
- Saturday 26 June
10am - 1pm
Feedback from stakeholders and community will help Parks Victoria draft (or refine) a Park Plan for each park. A summary of engagement results will be made publicly available once the consultation is completed.
Parks Victoria want to hear what you would like to see in these parks.
Get involved and have your say at www.engage.vic.gov.au/western-regional-parks
Consultation will be open until 27 June 2021.
Wyndham City acknowledges that Aboriginal people have lived in this area for tens of thousands of years. Council acknowledges the Wadawurrung, Woiwurrung and Boonwurrung peoples of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Custodians of these lands around the Werribee River. We also recognise the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who now participate in the life of this city and contribute to its richness. Council pays respect to the wisdom of Elders, past and present. We share commitment to engaging communities with respect for the land and the rights of Aboriginal people to determine their future in this place.
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