Open Space Framework
Open spaces contribute to a healthy city and community and the health and wellbeing of residents and visitors through the provision of recreation opportunities and natural environments. Open space can also attract economic benefits, such as through tourism.
Open Space Framework 2018-2029
Council endorsed the Open Space Framework 2020 to 2029 which sets out an 9 year vision to achieve sustainable environmental outcomes and improve our community's health and wellbeing.
The Open Space Framework consists of:
This Framework is focused on the following main points:
- Achieving an equitable spread of appealing and functional open space across the City.
- Understanding current and future community needs.
- A 'needs based' assessment to help deliver open space projects throughout our six wards.
- How we engage with you on local open space projects including playgrounds and reserves when programming which has been endorsed by Council.
You can find out more in our open space framework documents.
A hard copy of this plan is available on request, contact 8375 6600.
When your local open space is due to be considered - we will consult in line with the open space methodology.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
When will my local open space be upgraded?
How do I find my local reserve/playground in the Open Space Plan?
Are playgrounds upgraded as part of the Open Space Framework?
How do you decide what reserves get upgraded or removed?
How do you decide how much money gets spent at each site?
My reserve requires maintenance - how can I request this?
How often will this plan be reviewed?