Tunks Park Plan of Management

The Tunks Park Masterplan/Plan of Management was adopted by Council on 10 December 2018.

The document is currently being updated to include the recommended amendments.  When this process is complete, the final Masterplan/ Plan of Management will be available on Council’s website alongside all other adopted Plans of Management.

View the draft Tunks Park Masterplan/ Plan of Management here (76MB)

 

Project Information

In 2017, Council engaged Environmental Partnership landscape architects to prepare a combined Masterplan/Plan of Management for Tunks Park. This new Masterplan/Plan of Management will:

  • establish an overall vision for Tunks Park; and

  • set our how Tunks Park will be used and managed by council for the next 5-10 years.

 

Community Engagement

Council is committed to involving the community in this project. A range of community engagement activities have been facilitated by community engagement specialists Straight Talk in various stages. These have included:

 

Stage 1 (Scoping of values and issues) - completed in November 2017.

This stage sought feedback on what is valued most about the Park, what the key issues are and how the park can be improved. Engagement activities included a community workshop (refer to workshop presentation in link below), an online survey, on-site intercept surveys and an online discussion forum.

Stage 1 (Scoping Phase) workshop presentation - 14 November 2017 (4MB)

 

Stage 2 (Options Development) - completed in December 2017.

This stage sought feedback on potential options for addressing the issues and improvements identified in the previous scoping stage. Engagement activities included two community workshops (refer to workshop presentation in link below) and an online discussion forum.

Stage 2 (Options Phase) workshop presentation - 11 & 12 December 2017 (10MB)

 

Stage 3 (Testing concept designs) - completed April 2018.

This stage sought feedback on the draft concept designs developed for Tunks Park. Engagement activities included a community workshop, on-site drop-in sessions and an online feedback survey. The draft concept designs can be viewed in the following documents:

Drop-in session boards (10MB)

Stage 3 (Testing Options) workshop presentation - 10 April 2018 (10MB)

 

Stage 4 (Public Exhibition of Draft Masterplan/Plan of Management) - current.

A report entitled: ‘Anderson Park and Tunks Park Masterplan/ Plan of Management – Progress Update’ was unanimously adopted on 27 August 2018. The report recommended that public exhibition of the draft Masterplan/ Plan of Management for Tunks Park take place to give the community and other stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback on a more fully-realised vision for the Park.

 

The draft Plan of Masterplan/ Management for Tunks Park will be on public exhibition for a 42-day period, and submissions will be accepted until Monday, 24 October 2018.

 

View the Draft Tunks Park Masterplan/ Plan of Management here (76MB)

 

Stage 5 (Finalisation of Tunks Park Masterplan/ Plan of Management

Once the public exhibition and submission period has ended, Council’s Project Team will review all submissions. A final report to Council will then be prepared, outlining the community’s responses to the draft Masterplan/ Plan of Management, and the changes it is therefore planned to make to finalise the document. Following adoption by Council, the Consultants will amend the draft Masterplan/ Plan of Management to produce a Final Masterplan/ Plan of Management for Tunks Park.

 

More Information

All enquiries should be directed to Megan White, Landscape Planner/Architect, on 9936 8100.

 

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Related Documents

Council Meeting Minutes 21 March 2016 (212KB)

Council Report 18 July 2016 (133KB)

Council Report 21 November 2016 (2MB)

Council Report 1 May 2017 (66KB)

Council Resolution 20 November 2017 (72KB)

Council Meeting Minutes 27 August 2018 (486KB)

 

Community Engagement Strategy - Tunks Park (241KB)

Project Brief - Tunks Park (637KB)

PoM and Engagement Background Information (306KB)

FAQs (173KB)

Tunks Park Travel Plan, July 2018 (4MB)

Tunks Park Testing Options Outcomes Report, July 2018 (16MB)

Tunks Park Civil Engineering Report, May 2018 (2MB)

Tunks Park Ecological Input Report, November 2017 (24MB)