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New public space and parkland

The Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project's innovative design centers on three sections of modern elevated rail, which will create 22.5 hectares of community open space for new parks, playgrounds, sporting facilities and a range of other uses.

A Community Open Space Expert Panel has been established to oversee plans for the new public open space. For information on the panel visit Community Open Space Expert Panel.

Tell us what you think

We want to hear what you think about some of the ideas the Community Open Space Expert Panel has generated - as well as your own creative ideas of how we can transform the rail corridor into an attractive and safe environment for Melburnians to enjoy!

Have your say by completing our survey, contributing ideas via our Community Ideas Hub or by joining in the discussion forum.

New public space and parkland

The Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project's innovative design centers on three sections of modern elevated rail, which will create 22.5 hectares of community open space for new parks, playgrounds, sporting facilities and a range of other uses.

A Community Open Space Expert Panel has been established to oversee plans for the new public open space. For information on the panel visit Community Open Space Expert Panel.

Tell us what you think

We want to hear what you think about some of the ideas the Community Open Space Expert Panel has generated - as well as your own creative ideas of how we can transform the rail corridor into an attractive and safe environment for Melburnians to enjoy!

Have your say by completing our survey, contributing ideas via our Community Ideas Hub or by joining in the discussion forum.

  • Survey 4: Community spaces

    Welcome to our survey – we’re keen to hear your thoughts on our proposals for seven new community spaces that will be created by the project. These spaces can be used for a number of purposes including active, recreational and sporting activities.

    During community consultation in March 2016, community members were asked to nominate their top three responses for these new community spaces from a list of potential uses. The feedback received was presented to the Community Open Space Expert Panel for deliberation. Based on this feedback, as well as that from various stakeholders we have developed proposals for the new community spaces.

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    Welcome to our survey – we’re keen to hear your thoughts on our proposals for seven new community spaces that will be created by the project. These spaces can be used for a number of purposes including active, recreational and sporting activities.

    During community consultation in March 2016, community members were asked to nominate their top three responses for these new community spaces from a list of potential uses. The feedback received was presented to the Community Open Space Expert Panel for deliberation. Based on this feedback, as well as that from various stakeholders we have developed proposals for the new community spaces.

    Your feedback on the proposals will be used by us to inform our decision making

    This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete and will close on 31 May 2017.

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  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Survey 3: Linear park

    In early March 2017 we launched a survey to seek feedback on  22.5 hectare linear park created by the project including the 17 kilometer bicycle and pedestrian path. This survey closed on 31 March 2017.

    Over 200 people completed this survey, with 97% supporting the items proposed for the linear park.

    92% of respondents advised us that they would use the shared use path for recreational use, 97% supported the addition of way finding signage and 98% supported the addition of kilometre distance signage in the linear park.

    In early March 2017 we launched a survey to seek feedback on  22.5 hectare linear park created by the project including the 17 kilometer bicycle and pedestrian path. This survey closed on 31 March 2017.

    Over 200 people completed this survey, with 97% supporting the items proposed for the linear park.

    92% of respondents advised us that they would use the shared use path for recreational use, 97% supported the addition of way finding signage and 98% supported the addition of kilometre distance signage in the linear park.

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  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded

    Survey 2: Trees and vegetation

    In January 2017 we launched a survey to seek feedback on the thousands of plants and trees we will introduce into the new parkland. This survey closed on 28 February 2017.

    190 people completed this survey, with 79% supporting the proposed planting concepts in Noble Park and Clayton and 78% supporting the proposed planting concept in Carnegie, Murrumbeena and Hughesdale.

    80% of respondents told us that they supported the key species proposed for planting. We heard that generally natives and indigenous species were preferred and that you would like species planted which attracted bird life. YouContinue reading

    In January 2017 we launched a survey to seek feedback on the thousands of plants and trees we will introduce into the new parkland. This survey closed on 28 February 2017.

    190 people completed this survey, with 79% supporting the proposed planting concepts in Noble Park and Clayton and 78% supporting the proposed planting concept in Carnegie, Murrumbeena and Hughesdale.

    80% of respondents told us that they supported the key species proposed for planting. We heard that generally natives and indigenous species were preferred and that you would like species planted which attracted bird life. You also told us that you would like River Red Gum's replanted.

    We are actively investigating options to replant River Red Gums however, opportunities are limited due to operational and safety constraints within the rail corridor. We are actively exploring planting alternative species to introduce similar biodiversity values such as eucalyptus melliodora and eucalyptus radiata.

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  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Survey 1: Outdoor Art Gallery

    In December 2016 we launched a survey to seek feedback on the Community Open Space Expert Panel’s proposal for sections of support pillars to be utilised to create outdoor art galleries in key precincts, reflecting the history and personality of each local area. This survey closed on 27 January 2017.

    Over 200 individuals completed this survey, with 84% supporting the pillars being used to create an outdoor art gallery.

    In December 2016 we launched a survey to seek feedback on the Community Open Space Expert Panel’s proposal for sections of support pillars to be utilised to create outdoor art galleries in key precincts, reflecting the history and personality of each local area. This survey closed on 27 January 2017.

    Over 200 individuals completed this survey, with 84% supporting the pillars being used to create an outdoor art gallery.

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