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Our Achievements

Maroondah Nets

The 2018/19 financial year saw Council continue to follow the roadmap outlined in the Maroondah 2040 Community Vision for the benefit of current and future generations.

Some of the major achievements during the 2018/19 financial year included:

  • Completing construction of the $16.5M HE Parker multi sports complex (Maroondah Nets) including the complete rebuild of the courts and facilities.
  • Creating a new and vibrant open space in the heart of Croydon with the completion of the $2M Croydon Town Square.
  • Advocating for Victorian Government funding for the redevelopment of a number of sporting pavilions across Maroondah, improving spaces for both players and spectators.
  • Successfully advocating for Commonwealth Government funding of $8 million for upgrades to the intersection of Maroondah Highway, Dorset Road, Bellara Drive and Exeter Road in Croydon North.
  • Adopting the Maroondah Health and Wellbeing Plan (2017-2021), which outlines how Council and partners will work towards achieving maximum health and wellbeing for the community over the next four years.
  • Formally adopting the updated Ringwood Metropolitan Activity Centre (MAC) Masterplan and continuing to develop the Croydon Major Activity Centre.
  • Expanding kerbside green waste collections in partnership with five Councils in Melbourne’s East in order to divert more food and garden waste away from landfill.
  • Commencing development of open space enhancement plans for Eastfield Park, Dorset Recreation Reserve and Ainslie Park Reserve.
  • Strengthening our commitment to meaningful reconciliation by endorsing Council’s first Reconciliation Action Plan.
  • Supporting a more inclusive community by adopting the Gender Equity Policy and Disability Policy.
  • Enabling residents to have their say on a range of issues through a new online engagement portal.
  • Continuing to improve customer service through innovative online services and payment options.

Our Achievements 

Our Achievements 2018/2019  (pdf, 2MB)

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