Member for Albert Park Martin Foley has today announced that the Albert Park Draft Master Plan is now open for public comment.
The Plan sets a 25-year vision for one of Melbourne’s most-loved parks, which will improve this stunning setting and ensure it continues to be enjoyed by both locals and visitors.
The Park receives more than six million visits a year and this number is set to increase as Melbourne’s population grows.
Located on the perimeter of the CBD, it is one of Melbourne’s premier locations and attracts visitors from across the globe.
The draft master plan has been developed in close consultation with the community and aims to enhance the Park’s services and facilities to provide a natural space that contributes to the health and wellbeing of Melburnians and visitors alike.
The plan aims to improve access for pedestrians and cyclists as well as enhance sporting fields and increase the range of visitor experiences on offer.
The Albert Park Draft Master Plan has been released for public comment until 19 January 2018. This is your opportunity to have your say on the future of the Park and the facilities you would like to see included.
To have your say on the future of Albert Park, visit www.albertparkmasterplan.com.au
Quotes attributable to Member for Albert Park Martin Foley
“The Albert Park Draft Master Plan will provide a long-term vision to ensure the park continues to meet the needs of Melburnians and visitors.
“This is the perfect opportunity for local residents, members of sporting clubs and park visitors to help shape the future of one of Melbourne’s greatest parks. I strongly encourage the community to have a look at the draft master plan and provide their input.
“This is about improving the Park to ensure it best meets the needs of the community and wider Melbourne.”
Quotesattributable to Parks Victoria Chief Operating Officer Simon Talbot:
“Parks play an important role in our health and wellbeing, which is why it’s important to have a long-term vision for Albert Park that considers the recreational needs of our growing city.”
“We want to ensure this Plan reflects the views of the community and meets the needs of all park users. Parks Victoria is keen to hear your feedback on the Albert Park Draft Master Plan.”