Brooker Park Master Plan

Overview

A Master Plan is being prepared for Brooker Park, Warragul. It will guide the future management of this important park as well as identifying potential open space upgrades.

We want to hear what you believe is important for the future of the park.

There are a variety of ways you can share your thoughts. Tell us what you think and enter a competition to win a family movie pass for four!

All submissions and the photo competition will close at 5.00pm on Friday 22 December 2017.

How to Have Your Say

There are several ways that you can share your thoughts and ideas for Brooker Park:

In person

Attend the Park on Saturday 18 November 2017 between 8.30am and 12.30pm for a walking tour and information session.

You'll be able to find out more about the project, ask questions, and provide your feedback.

Morning tea will be provided.

Online

Complete the online survey.

In writing

Print the consultation pack(PDF, 465KB) and fill in the Feedback Form at the back of the booklet. Completed forms can be dropped in to any Custer Service Centres or posted to:

Urban Operations
PO Box 304
Warragul VIC 3820

Alternatively, you can provide your feedback via email.

Please note that submissions will close at 5.00pm Friday 22 December 2017.

What happens to my ideas and feedback?

Council will consolidate comments and feedback and consider all submissions. A decision will be made on the final details.

Those who have taken part in the community engagement process will be informed of the final outcomes (if they elect to), which will also be available on the Baw Baw Shire Council website. 

What happens after consultation closes?

Phase 1 of consultation seeks to obtain community thoughts on the park and will close at 5.00pm on Friday 22 December 2017.

The responses received will help guide the development of the master plan and future maintenance of this important public open space.

Following the Christmas period, the draft Master Plan will be published in the ‘Have your Say’ section of Council’s website; seeking feedback on the draft plan as part of Phase 2 of consultation. The responses received during Phase 2 will be considered when preparing the final Master.

Everyone who contributes to the consultation will be contacted with the outcomes from the process (if you elect to).

Photo Competition - Win Movie Tickets!

Show us what you love about Brooker Park Warragul. Enter our photo competition for your chance to win a Family Movie Pass for four people.

To enter, simply InstagramTweet, or post a photo on our Facebook page of your favourite aspect of Brooker Park or something you’d like to see in the future with the hashtag #BrookerparkMP.

If social media isn't your thing, you can also send us your photos by email.

The competition closes at 5.00pm Friday 22 December 2017.

Background and Purpose

Brooker Park is a 15-hectare site located to the north of the Warragul township and consists of:

  • Six tennis courts and a clubroom
  • One sports oval
  • Two soccer fields (configuration allows for one large field oriented north-south or two fields oriented east-west)
  • One playground
  • A network of paths
  • Wetlands
  • Small carpark
  • BBQ shelter
  • Open space

Map of Brooker Park, Warragul

Brooker Park contains important tributaries of Hazel Creek and a significant wetland which provides important environmental values for local flora and fauna including Strzelecki Gums, the Giant Gippsland Earthworm and Warragul Burrowing Crayfish.

Council, in collaboration with Michael Smith and Associates will be engaging the community to gain a greater understanding of how this park are currently used and how they could be improved.

Purpose of the Master Plan

The Master Plan will provide a vision that all users and Council can work towards. It will guide the future management of the park for the next 10 years and identify potential open space upgrades, such as planting, access and park infrastructure.

Your feedback will be instrumental in shaping its future.

Enquiries

If you have any questions, please contact Urban Operation by email or by phone on 5624 2587.