Stewart Murray Park
After an Indigenous rights activist, WW2 soldier & Glenroy resident.
We’ve created a new park at 132-134 Cardinal Road, Glenroy, as a part of ‘A Park Close to Home’ project.
The ‘A Park Close to Home’ project aims to make sure every household in Merri-bek has access to green open space to enjoy.
Voting on the new park name is now open!
After an extended community submissions process, Council have created a shortlist of suggested names for the community to vote on. They are displayed below in a randomised order.
After an Indigenous rights activist, WW2 soldier & Glenroy resident.
Means 'gather together' in Woi-Wurrung language.
Meaning 'possum' in Woi-Wurrung language.
Meaning 'parrakeet' in Woi-Wurrung language.
Named after a place of worship/meeting for the Salvation Army
Meaning 'community' in Turkish language.
All votes will be counted, the name with the majority of votes will become the official name of the park (subject to Council approval).
Voting closes 5pm Friday 28 October 2022.
Naming processes and procedures are undertaken in accordance with the statutory Naming Rules for Places in Victoria.
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Prefer not to use this online form? You can also make a submission in these ways:
Liz McDonald, Property Officer
Merri-bek City Council
Locked Bag 10, Merri-bek 3058.
Merri-bek Civic Centre at 90 Bell Street Coburg
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Submissions of objection, must explain how the proposal does not comply with the Naming Rules. Submissions must be received in writing by no later than 5pm Friday 28 October 2022.
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