Looking for land to bring your community project to life?

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Thank you for all the interesting and diverse range of applications submitted. Melbourne Water has been in contact with all those who made a submission. We are now working with our stakeholders at Moreland City Council and Co Design Studios to organise workshops with the successful applicants.

Merlynston Creek Park Coburg North, is the first of three sites available for local groups to use our land and bring community projects to life. Our Community Land Start Up Package is designed to help you deliver your project and enhance neighbourhood health and wellbeing.

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Are you interested in helping out rather than submitting a project idea? Register your details below!


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Application form

This application form is now closed but you can read the questions we'll be asking if you're interested in applying for a future mystery site.

This person will be the primary contact for the application.

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If you have one, please also provide your Incorporated Group/ABN/CAN number.

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Enter in a relevant contacts address.

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We'll use this email address to confirm your application has been recieved and for all email communcations about this project.

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We'd like to know what it is, the space and materials needed and anything else you'd like to share.

Files must not exceed 10MB. Please make sure documents are virus checked.

Outline the number of people and readiness to commence your project.

3. Tick the box(s) below for how your project outcomes will benefit the broader community. Required

If so please outline

The successful applicant will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the project and any maintenance that is required.

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Please outline how these will be managed.

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Please outline how they will be managed.

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Impacts could include public access, use, noise, rubbish etc

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It's important to consider these things in your application. The planning workshop phase of the Community Land Start Up package will offer an opportunity to further consider how to manage these risks.

Does your group or organisation have public liability insurance? Required

This is insurance designed to protect against claims of personal injury or property damage that a third party suffers as a result of your business activities.

The survey form is now closed. Thanks for your contributions.