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Parks and foreshore projects

Play spaces, shared trails, sports ovals and conservation reserves are all a part of Hobsons's Bay open space.

Hobsons Bay has an extensive network of parks that are highly valued by the community and visitors. Council undertakes a range of ongoing improvements from play ground upgrades to foreshore protection works to ensure open space is enhanced for all to enjoy.  

If you would like further information on any of these projects, please email or call 9932 1131.

To be kept informed of park and foreshore projects in your ward register your details here.

Altona Foreshore Coastal Processes Assessment - General Report

This report evaluates the coastal processes of wind and wave effects and their interactions with the natural and manmade environment along the stretch of coastline from Altona Pier to Cresser Reserve.

Altona Foreshore Coastal Processes Assessment - General Report(PDF, 3MB)


Altona Safe Harbour Dredging

Annual dredging of Altona Safe Harbour to ensure a safe depth for boats.

Armstrong Reserve Future Improvements

Council is asking you what can be done to improve the amenity at Armstrong Reserve, Newport

Brooklyn Dog Park

Establishing a dedicated play space for dogs and their owners in Brooklyn.

Dennis Reserve

Have your say on the future of Dennis Reserve, Williamstown

Digman Reserve Master Plan

Council is undertaking a master plan process to determine the future of this multipurpose reserve.

Epsom Street Masterplan

We're working with the community to determine the best use of this former primary school site in Laverton.

Foreshore Protection

Improvements to the Altona and Seaholme Foresore Seawall to protect the community from storm surge events and sea level rises.

HD Graham Reserve Master Plan

Council is currently developing a master plan for Altona Meadow's major sporting precinct.

Paisley Park improvement works

Works at Paisley Park to improve the safety, access and quality of Altona North's key regional park.

Open Space Upgrades

Through our improvement works program, three parks have been identified for upgrade this financial year.

Williamstown Beach Shelter Reconstruction

Following damage from major storms, the historical Williamstown Beach Shelter is being reconstructed.

Dog on / off leash changes, AB Shaw Reserve

Trail to change the dog on / off leash areas at AB Shaw Reserve.

Blenheim Road Reserve and Australian Islamic Centre

Traffic, parking and upcoming reserve changes at Blenheim Road Reserve and Australia Islamic Centre, Newport.

G.H. Ransom Reserve Improvement Project

Council is improving G.H Ransom Reserve.

Draft Sports Facility Needs Analysis & Tennis Needs Assessment

o respond to such a high level of engagement in sport in our city, Hobsons Bay City Council has developed a Draft Sports Facility Needs Anal

A.H Ford Reserve, Altona

Read about the upgrade to A.H Ford Reserve and the park improvement plan

Fitness Stations in Hobsons Bay

Council is undertaking a fitness station trial at Cherry Lake.

Carinza Reserve

The purpose of the footpath improvement works is to incorporate the Carinza Reserve into the Skeleton Creek shared trail network and upgrade