The Broadmeadows Precinct is located 16km north of the Melbourne CBD and includes the suburbs of Broadmeadows, Jacana, Dallas, Coolaroo and part of Meadow Heights. The Precinct is home to numerous community facilities, including the Broadmeadows Town Hall and Hume Global Learning Centre - Broadmeadows, and Johnstone Street Reserve and Jack Roper Reserve.
The Merlynston Creek corridor is the main open space network in the Broadmeadows Precinct and runs from Barry Road in Coolaroo to the Western Ring Road in Broadmeadows. The corridor includes the old Dallas Tennis Centre and Community Hall. We are currently developing a Master Plan for the Merlynston Creek corridor and are interested in your thoughts on how the old tennis centre and community hall could be redeveloped for the community’s needs. Let us know your thoughts by dropping pins in the maps below with your ideas.
Hume Central (the area surrounding the Town Hall and Broadmeadows Global Learning Centre) is located within Precinct 8 and is currently undergoing a revitalisation to transform the area into a vibrant and active town centre for people to visit, work, learn and connect. To find out more about this project, visit the Hume Central Project page here.
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The community have adequate well-located
community facilities which have the capacity to meet current and future
need. However, overall, the quality and condition of many facilities is
below average, which is impacting service delivery and the utilisation
The key recommendations from the Draft Community Infrastructure Plan for this Precinct are to:
This Precinct has low canopy cover which means it has high vulnerability to heat. There is a need to prioritise investment in open space in this Precinct to address this, including securing additional land along the Merlynston Creek Corridor and other areas of the Precinct to enhance social recreation opportunities for the community.
This table shows the key open spaces for this Precinct. Please give us your feedback on these using the Open Spaces Map below.
How to participate
We'd love to hear your thoughts on the priorities for Precinct 8. This consultation closes on 14 March 2023. To provide your feedback, you can:
|Provide feedback on Community Infrastructure and Open Space priorities for Precinct 8 on the interactive maps below|
|Email your feedback on Precinct 8 to the Community Infrastructure Plan team or the Open Space Strategy team|
|Phone us on 9205 2200. We will happily arrange for conversations in languages other than English.
|Post to Hume City Council, PO Box 119, Dallas Vic 3047|