Plan Melbourne 2017-2050 recognised the need to strengthen the integrated metropolitan open space network as part of Make Melbourne Cooler and Greener (Direction 6.4) and to ensure Melbourne's growing population is provided with and has access to quality open space.
The strategy will provide a strategic framework for publicly-owned land and waters that are accessible to the public, as well as making use of other types of public land for open space where possible. It will set the:
The Project's status
The strategy is currently in draft and is expected to be finalised by late 2019.
The Vic/Tas Region Conference Session - Thursday 16 May
The conference will provide a chance for us to inform attendees about the current approach, and for us to seek and discuss expert feedback and ideas for improving the draft. It is an informal drop-in session during the middle of Day 1, at which lunch will be available.
Who should attend
The session will be most relevant for open space planners and urban planners, with interest for community engagement, recreation, health and environmental staff.
Who will be in attendance from DELWP
Fran Horsley, Project Manager, Metropolitan Open Space Strategy
Stephanie Gaut, Project Officer, Metropolitan Open Space Strategy