Williamstown Botanic Gardens Draft Masterplan - Adopted

Consultation has concluded

Council, in collaboration with the Williamstown Botanic Gardens Advisory Group, the Friends of Williamstown Botanic Gardens and Heritage Victoria, developed the Williamstown Botanic Gardens Master Plan.

The Master Plan was adopted at the Ordinary Council Meeting on Tuesday, 14 August 2018.

The adopted Master Plan will direct future development in the gardens ensuring it reaches its full potential as one of the best examples of a 19th Century Botanic Gardens in Victoria. The Master plan will strengthen the gardens position as a place of horticultural excellence, education, passive recreation, science, culture and as a much loved garden.

A number of channels were used to ensure that as many community members as possible were informed of their opportunity to provide feedback on the Williamstown Botanic Gardens Master Plan 2018 including a survey on Participate, four walking tours, posts on Council’s Facebook page, Council’s community newsletter, information posted in the Libraries and an article was published in the Star Weekly.

Click here to view the adopted Master Plan.

Council, in collaboration with the Williamstown Botanic Gardens Advisory Group, the Friends of Williamstown Botanic Gardens and Heritage Victoria, developed the Williamstown Botanic Gardens Master Plan.

The Master Plan was adopted at the Ordinary Council Meeting on Tuesday, 14 August 2018.

The adopted Master Plan will direct future development in the gardens ensuring it reaches its full potential as one of the best examples of a 19th Century Botanic Gardens in Victoria. The Master plan will strengthen the gardens position as a place of horticultural excellence, education, passive recreation, science, culture and as a much loved garden.

A number of channels were used to ensure that as many community members as possible were informed of their opportunity to provide feedback on the Williamstown Botanic Gardens Master Plan 2018 including a survey on Participate, four walking tours, posts on Council’s Facebook page, Council’s community newsletter, information posted in the Libraries and an article was published in the Star Weekly.

Click here to view the adopted Master Plan.

Consultation has concluded
  • The story so far

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    In 2001 Hobsons Bay City Council commissioned a Conservation Management Plan and Master Plan by John Patrick Pty Ltd. The plan provided clear direction for more than a decade on the renewal of the Williamstown Botanic Gardens and guided many successful major projects.

    Having completed most of the projects identified in the 2001 Master Plan, Laidlaw and Laidlaw Design were commissioned to prepare a new Master Plan (2018) for the gardens.

    The 2018 Master Plan builds on the good work which has gone before it, strengthening the Williamstown Botanic Gardens position as a place of horticultural excellence, education, passive recreation,...

    In 2001 Hobsons Bay City Council commissioned a Conservation Management Plan and Master Plan by John Patrick Pty Ltd. The plan provided clear direction for more than a decade on the renewal of the Williamstown Botanic Gardens and guided many successful major projects.

    Having completed most of the projects identified in the 2001 Master Plan, Laidlaw and Laidlaw Design were commissioned to prepare a new Master Plan (2018) for the gardens.

    The 2018 Master Plan builds on the good work which has gone before it, strengthening the Williamstown Botanic Gardens position as a place of horticultural excellence, education, passive recreation, science, culture and as a much loved garden.

    At the 13 March 2018 Ordinary Meeting of Council, Council resolved to place the Draft Williamstown Botanic Gardens Master Plan on public exhibition for an eight week period from 19 March 2018 to 11 May 2018.