How to have your say:

Thank you to everyone who provided feedback on the draft designs for the new park in the Molonglo River Reserve.

We invited the community to have their say by:

We are currently reviewing your feedback and developing a consultation report which will be released in late 2019.

What we are looking at:

A new park is planned for the Molonglo River Reserve and we want your help to design it.

The park will be given a Ngunnawal name. It will have a strong focus on celebrating Ngunnawal people as the traditional custodians of the area and their continued connection to this site.

The park provides sweeping views over the Molonglo River corridor and broader Molonglo Valley. It will offer walking trails, river access, fishing, picnics and nature play. It will help restore bushland and conserve our native plants and animals.

We will use your views to:

Community feedback will inform the final design. Following consultation, final planning on the site will be undertaken by the ACT Government.

The ACT Government committed $9.7 million over four years in the 2019-20 budget to remediate the old sludge drying ponds on the site, undertake significant restoration activities and construct the special purpose reserve.