Progress to date

  • Land holders (Melbourne Water, Parks Victoria and VicRoads) have indicated support

  • Council unanimously resolved to provide assistance - see Council resolution passed on 26/10/2021

  • MRPV has offered assistance in the form of arborist services and design development

  • Vicki Ward sponsored the community survey to canvass ideas for the project

  • Survey returns analysed and summarised 

  • Survey responses and ideas reported to MRPV, Nillumbik and the community

  • MRPV and Nillumbik have agreed on funding and a governance plan

  • Nillumbik have agreed to act a project manager

  • A Project Co-ordination Group has been established with community representation

  • A draft master Plan was prepared and community input received via Participate Nillumbik

What is happening now? October 2022

  • A Master Plan has been agreed following consultation

  • Site clearing and tree removal to prepare the site is underway

  • Expressions of interest have been received from interested artists

What happens next

  • Select an artist from a short list of 3 local artists

  • Commission art/sculpture works for completion early in 2023

  • Commence work on hard landscaping, planting, furniture/art installation, etc