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Our Achievements


The 2016/17 financial year saw Maroondah continue to plan and provide for a vibrant and attractive city.

Some of the major achievements during 2016/17 included:

  • Continuing to plan for the future of our two major precincts, with a review and development of the Ringwood Metropolitan Activity Centre Masterplan and significant work in the Croydon Activity Centre.
  • Designing a $2 million Croydon Town Square to create a new open space and better connections  between Main Street and Croydon station and bus interchange, as well as development of a Croydon Civic Precinct Masterplan.
  • Advocating to the Victorian Government for the removal of the level crossing at Coolstore Road to create a fully integrated Croydon town centre with improved pedestrian and vehicle connectivity, more open space and car parking, along with a new station and bus interchange. A business case will be put to the Victorian Government later in 2017.
  • Completing the $1.7m Ringwood Athletics Pavilion and $1m athletics track renewal, with the building being named the Tony Lethbridge Pavilion.
  • Opening the $2.7m Coopersmith Pavilion at East Ringwood Reserve. A multipurpose Pavilion, home to the East Ringwood cricket and football clubs and the Victoria Chin Community.
  • Developing a new four year Council Plan for Maroondah. The new Council Plan 2017-2021 was developed based on the community directions in Maroondah 2040 – Our future together, and a range of community consultation activities undertaken early in 2017.
  • Developing of a new Maroondah Health and Wellbeing Plan 2017-2021; Youth Strategy; Open Space Policy and Strategy; Gambling Policy; a Sports Demand Analysis; Reconciliation Action Plan; Domestic Animal Management Plan 2017-21; Road Management Plan 2017-2021; Sustainability Strategy 2016-2020; a municipal-wide vegetation study; Climate Change Risk and Adaptation Strategy; and Customer Service Strategy.

Our Achievements 

Our Achievements 2016/2017  (pdf, 2MB)  

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