Brunswick Activity Centre - Place Action Plan 2017 - Endorsed by Council, 6 December 2017

Brunswick Activity Centre - Place Action Plan 2017 - Endorsed by Council, 6 December 2017
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Brunswick Activity Centre
Place Action Plan 2017 – Endorsed by Council, 6 December 2017
Brunswick Activity Centre - Place Action Plan 2017 - Endorsed by Council, 6 December 2017
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The Brunswick Place Action Plan is reviewed and updated annually and is considered a working document, it is       Contents
owned by the Places Team at Moreland City Council.
                                                                                                                   1.0 PURPOSE ........................................................................................................................................3
For further information, please contact:
                                                                                                                   2.0 PLACE MANAGEMENT - AN INTEGRATED COUNCIL APPROACH .......................................................3
Brunswick Place Manager                                                                                            3.0 VISION – BRUNSWICK ACTIVITY CENTRE .........................................................................................4
Moreland City Council
90 Bell Street, Coburg 3058                                                                                            3.1 Principles ............................................................................................................................................. 4
Phone: 9240-2221                                                                                                   4.0 BRUNSWICK – KEY ISSUES AND OPPORTUNITIES .............................................................................6
                                                                                                                       4.1 Overall ................................................................................................................................................. 6
 Version Control                                                                                                       4.2 Key Issues ............................................................................................................................................ 6
 Version         File Name          Edited by       Changes Made                          Date
 1.3             Place Action Plan Will Coogan      Revisions to first draft following    15 Sept 2017                 4.3 Key Opportunities ............................................................................................................................... 6
                 - Brunswick -                      feedback from BAG and inclusion                                5.0 ACTION PLAN .................................................................................................................................8
                 Draft v1.3                         of further internal project info.
                                                                                                                       5.1 Community .......................................................................................................................................... 8
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 1.4             Brunswick Action Corey             Edit from V1.3 file                   Oct 2017                     5.2 Public Spaces ..................................................................................................................................... 11
                 Plan DRAFT         Williams                                                                           5.3 Transport ........................................................................................................................................... 14
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 1.5             PLACES - Place     Briohny Croft Revert to V1.3 format                   17 October 2017              5.4 Economy ............................................................................................................................................ 17
                 Action Plan -                                                                                     6.0 POTENTIAL FUTURE PROJECTS ...................................................................................................... 18
                 Brunswick - Draft
                 v1.5                                                                                                  6.1 Community ........................................................................................................................................ 18
                 D17/383693                                                                                            6.2 Public Spaces ..................................................................................................................................... 19
 1.6             PLACES - Place     Corey           Edits to V1.5                         10 November 2017
                                                                                                                       6.3 Transport ........................................................................................................................................... 23
                 Action Plan -      Williams,                                             16 November 2017
                 Brunswick - Draft Briohny Croft,                                         20 November 2017
                 v1.6               Liz Nairn                                             21 November 2017
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 File protocol: New versions are required to be saved as new files, previous file HPE Record # to be recorded in
 this table.
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1.0 PURPOSE                                                                                                         2.0 PLACE MANAGEMENT - AN INTEGRATED COUNCIL APPROACH
The Brunswick Place Action Plan outlines Council’s budgeted work program for the Brunswick Activity Centre          Multiple Council Branches are responsible for the implementation of projects and services in the Brunswick
over the next 5 years. The works described in this plan are incremental steps towards the achievement of            Activity Centre. Key work units this Action Plan is most relevant to are identified in the table below
Council’s vision for Central Brunswick established by the Brunswick Structure Plan 2010 and the Brunswick           (acknowledging there are many other work units in Council that also deliver services in the Centre).
Activity Centre Structure Plan Reference Document 2017. The Brunswick Place Action Plan describes the what,
who, how and budget to deliver this change.                                                                          Work Unit                        Role in the Activity Centre
                                                                                                                     Places                           Responsible for the place management of Moreland’s three activity centres in Coburg, Brunswick and
                                                                                                                                                      Glenroy including major transformation property development and infrastructure projects, short term
The Brunswick Place Action Plan seeks to:                                                                                                             place activation projects and events, coordination and collaboration across other areas of Council to
                                                                                                                                                      achieve efficiencies and responsiveness in delivery of Council's projects and services towards the vision
       Communicate Council’s 5 year budgeted work program to be delivered in the Brunswick Activity Centre.                                          for each centre.
       Better integrate and coordinate projects and services delivered in the Centre to achieve set objectives      Urban Design                     Streetscape and public space upgrades.
                                                                                                                     Economic Development             Retail and business development and support.
        and outcomes.
                                                                                                                     Cultural Development             Library services, festivals and events, exhibitions and public art initiatives and support to artists or
       Identify funding gaps and facilitate cross-organisational planning for future projects.                                                       organisations that contribute to the cultural life of Moreland.
       Facilitate stakeholder engagement and the development of partnerships.                                       Strategic Transport              Planning, policy development and day to day management of community safety, traffic, bicycle and
       Provide the context for Council’s work program in the Centre and identify the issues and dependencies                                         transport issues.
                                                                                                                     Open Space/Street Cleansing      Plan, design, deliver and maintain parks and open space and street trees.
        which should be considered when developing individual project briefs and service plans.                                                       Cleaning of public spaces, footpaths and shopping centres, collection of public litter bins, graffiti
                                                                                                                                                      removal and illegal rubbish removal, pit and drain cleaning and litter trap cleaning.
The Plan also identifies a number of potential unbudgeted projects (section 6.0) which have been identified in       Youth and Leisure                Planning and project delivery for recreation, aquatic and youth related infrastructure and services.
the Brunswick Structure Plan and other Council strategies and which should be considered for implementation          Capital Works Planning and       Capital works projects (e.g. footpath, road and drainage upgrades, major project delivery).
over coming years. These unbudgeted projects will be evaluated as part of each annual review of the Action Plan      Delivery
                                                                                                                     Amenity and Compliance           Regulation and enforcement of Local Laws, including parking.
and will inform future budget reviews.
                                                                                                                    It is the combined impact of Council’s work units which will facilitate progress towards realising the vision for the
People who live, work and spend time in Brunswick have a central role in shaping the next chapter in the story of
                                                                                                                    Brunswick Activity Centre. This Action Plan is a tool to help this process.
Brunswick. The role of Council is to set the strategic direction, then work in partnership with local people to
achieve positive change on the ground.
                                                                                                                    This Action Plan is intended to be adaptable over time to changing issues, opportunities and community
                                                                                                                    sentiment. It will be reviewed each year to inform the following year’s budget allocation and to determine any
The Brunswick Place Action Plan is Council’s implementation plan for the Brunswick Activity Centre, focussed
                                                                                                                    need to adjust the work program in response to changing circumstances. This process is illustrated in the
on Council’s investment in people and community infrastructure, public spaces (including streetscapes),
                                                                                                                    diagram below.
transport and the local economy. The Action Plan should be considered separate to Council’s Planning, Land Use
and Development decisions which are also guided by the Structure Plan, as shown in the below diagram:




                                                                        BRUNSWICK ACTIVITY
                                                                              CENTRE
                                                                          STRUCTURE PLAN
                                                                       REFERENCE DOCUMENT
                                                                               (2017)




                        BRUNSWICK                                             PLANNING, LAND USE
                     PLACE ACTION PLAN                                         AND DEVELOPMENT
                     (IMPLEMENTATION)                                             DECISIONS
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3.0 VISION – BRUNSWICK ACTIVITY CENTRE                                                                                                           3.1 Principles

The purpose of this plan is to deliver the community vision as described in the Brunswick Structure Plan1. Our                                   The vision for Brunswick Activity Centre is underpinned by the following guiding principles:
vision is as follows:
                                                                                                                                                        1. A celebration of our shared heritage
We value Brunswick for its varied people, places, buildings and streets, for its creeks and open spaces and for                                            The heritage street network, laneways and buildings will continue to be recognised as major contributors
the variety of experiences and opportunities that it offers.                                                                                               to the character and feel of Brunswick. These elements will provide the foundation for a well-grounded,
                                                                                                                                                           socially inclusive future Brunswick. Local action for global issues – Environmental, social and democratic
Our aim in planning Brunswick’s future is to preserve what we love, while providing for growth that respects                                               values will continue to be an important focus of everyday life in Brunswick.
and enhances these characteristics. This means neighbourhoods that will continue to welcome newcomers;
neighbourhoods that will continue to provide a range of opportunities and choices for a diverse and                                                     2. Local action for global issues
prosperous community; neighbourhoods where a car and a high income are not necessary to enjoy all                                                          Environmental, social and democratic values will continue to be an important focus of everyday life in
that Brunswick has to offer.                                                                                                                               Brunswick.

The vision for the three corridors is as follows:                                                                                                       3. A community linked by healthy transport options
                                                                                                                                                             Brunswick features high-quality, well-integrated transport and movement networks.
SYDNEY ROAD2
Sydney Road will continue to function as one of Melbourne’s iconic nineteenth century retail strips, and will                                           4. A rich network of streets, places and spaces
experience significant revitalisation through the establishment of a series of distinctive precincts. The renewal                                          A public realm in Brunswick consisting of a range of high-quality places and spaces that support positive
process will bring a new residential population that will provide a major boost in new investments that upgrade                                            interaction between people will be progressively developed.
heritage buildings and precincts, and through urban and cultural initiatives. The presence of more people living
and working in Local Area 1 will support a healthy 24-hour local economy.                                                                               5. Local jobs and services in a robust economy
                                                                                                                                                           Businesses will choose to come to Brunswick and remain due to the support and encouragement given
LYGON STREET3                                                                                                                                              to existing business services, and to a new wave of creative service activities.
This area will continue to develop as a lively urban space, sought after by new residents and small businesses,
due to its good public transport connections, great local services and its place at the forefront of Melbourne’s                                        6. Stimulating arts, cultural and recreational activities
cultural scene.                                                                                                                                            Brunswick will continue to be a creative hub for fashion, arts and music. The range of formal and
                                                                                                                                                           informal sporting and recreation facilities will be enhanced to cater for all the community.
NICHOLSON STREET4
This area will develop as a city fringe location for businesses serving the inner city. The Nicholson Street                                            7. Access, services, facilities and accommodation for all
boulevard will attract investment in showrooms and offices as well as medium and high-density housing. New                                                 People of all abilities, incomes and cultures will have access to public facilities, services and housing
and existing residents will benefit from a new neighbourhood shopping and service centre, and improved                                                     within Brunswick.
connections to open space and recreational facilities.
                                                                                                                                                 The boundary of the Brunswick Activity Centre is illustrated on the plan on the next page.

                                                                                                                                                 Key issues and opportunities which inform the Brunswick Place Action Plan are summarised on page 6.

                                                                                                                                                 The framework for the Brunswick Place Action Plan including summary of key actions is shown on page 7.




1 Brunswick Structure Plan Vol 1, p18, 2010, this vision was developed through extensive community consultation, led by the Brunswick Steering   3 Brunswick Structure Plan Vol 2 Part 2, p10, 2010.
Committee, a partnership body consisting of local residents, businesses, artists, Councillors and Council officers.                              4   Brunswick Structure Plan Vol 2 Part 3, p10, 2010.
2 Brunswick Structure Plan Vol 2 Part 1, p12, 2010.




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Figure 1. Brunswick Activity Centre in Regional Context




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4.0 Brunswick – Key Issues and Opportunities
Key issues and opportunities which inform the Brunswick Place Action Plan are summarised below.
                                                                                                                    4.3 Key Opportunities
4.1 Overall
                                                                                                                    Community
       Brunswick and Brunswick East continue to experience rapid population growth and are anticipated to              Enhance and strengthen community through additions and improvements to community facilities and
        almost double in size by 2036. Council’s faces significant challenges in keeping up investment in quality        places that enable the community to come together, day and night, and also attract visitors to the
        public infrastructure in the face of this growth and development intensity. There will also be increasing        Activity Centre.
        pressure to meet the service needs of the community.                                                            The development of multi-use sites can provide opportunities for various complimentary community
       Brunswick is known widely as a hub of creativity and there is significant local community passion about          uses such as open space and integrated service provision.
        the intrinsic character of the area.
       Ongoing transition and evolution from traditional manufacturing industries to a broad diversity of new      Public Spaces
        businesses and employment opportunities.                                                                        The prioritisation of streetscape renewals, increasing the provision of public spaces and parks, as well as
       Continue to build on the culture and identity of the Brunswick community through art, music, food and               improving links to such places will provide clear benefit to the growing community.
        business support.                                                                                               Provide public spaces with capacity for informal social activity, community events, and short-term
       Continue to build on the appetite for investment as people want to live, work, invest and do business in            activation.
        the area.                                                                                                       Retain and celebrate heritage and distinctive architectural character of the area.
                                                                                                                        Increase the sense of personal safety particularly around railway stations and rundown industrial sites.
                                                                                                                        Enhance the comfort and attractiveness of the Brunswick Activity Centre by reducing the Urban Heat
4.2 Key Issues
                                                                                                                            Island Effect. This includes greening of the Centre through tree planting, ESD-designed paving, rain
                                                                                                                            gardens and prioritising solar access where possible.
Community
    Significant population growth is impacting the ability of the activity centre to provide the community the
                                                                                                                    Transport
     necessary community services, including childcare, schools, youth services, recreation facilities and aged
                                                                                                                         Opportunities exist to encourage a shift to more sustainable transport modes by implementing traffic
     care.
                                                                                                                           management measures to give preference to pedestrians and cyclists, by improving pedestrian and
    The population is relatively young with the majority of residents in 2016 being aged between 20 and 49
                                                                                                                           cycling links and safety and by advocating for improved public transport.
     (approximately 65%).
                                                                                                                         Increase walkability of neighbourhoods by creating an interconnected and permeable street network of
                                                                                                                           varying scale and character that encourages active transport.
Public Places
    There is an overall lack of quality public spaces (including streetscapes) and places for the community to
                                                                                                                    Economy
        gather.
                                                                                                                        Urban renewal should improve the vibrancy of the centre by providing a greater choice of housing types,
                                                                                                                          new forms of employment and access to services, entertainment and cultural activities.
Transport
                                                                                                                        Enhance connections and explore opportunities with RMIT and students.
     Traffic congestion is detracting from the functionality of the Centre’s three principal north-south
                                                                                                                        Enhance opportunities provided by the Brunswick Business Incubator (BBI) to support new and emerging
       transport corridors and east-west access.
                                                                                                                          businesses to assist them to become established and profitable.
     Safety for cyclists using the road network is of increasing concern, particularly along the main roads in
                                                                                                                        Potential to further explore opportunities provided by RMIT, the BBI and the Brunswick Core Industry
       the three transport corridors.
                                                                                                                          and Employment Precinct to evolve into a contemporary innovation district.
Economy                                                                                                                 Employment areas need to be revitalised to provide a mix of industrial uses and in some locations a
                                                                                                                          transition to office and retail uses. This will broaden the business base and employment opportunities
    There has been a significant decline in traditional local employment, particularly in manufacturing and
                                                                                                                          available to Moreland residents and complement the diversity of land uses in the activity centre
      local service industries. There has been growth in service and professional employment.
    There has been significant private sector investment in the Centre with extensive new mixed use and
      apartment buildings being developed.




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                                                   Brunswick Place Action Plan Framework
                                                                                                            VISION
        Brunswick is valued for its varied people, places, buildings, streets, for its creeks and open spaces and for the variety of experiences and opportunities that it offers.
Our aim in planning Brunswick’s future is to preserve what we love, while providing for growth that respects and enhances these characteristics. This means neighbourhoods that
will continue to welcome newcomers; neighbourhoods that will continue to provide a range of opportunities and choices for a diverse and prosperous community; neighbourhoods
                                              where a car and a high income are not necessary to enjoy all that Brunswick has to offer.


                     COMMUNITY                                                  PUBLIC SPACES
               Local action for global issues.                       A rich network of streets, places and spaces.
Environmental, social and democratic values will continue to     A public realm in Brunswick consisting of a range of
    be an important focus of everyday life in Brunswick.         high-quality spaces that support positive interaction                 TRANSPORT                                              ECONOMY
   Stimulating arts, cultural and recreational activities.         between people will be progressively developed.                                                              Local jobs and services in a robust economy.
                                                                         A celebration of our shared heritage.                  A community linked by healthy
Brunswick will continue to be a creative hub for fashion, arts                                                                                                                Businesses will choose to come to Brunswick and
                                                                 The heritage street network, laneways and buildings                   transport options.                   remain due to the support and encouragement given
 and music. The range of formal and informal sproting and
 recreational facilities will be enhanced to cater for all the   will continue to be recognised as major contributors    Brunswick features high-quality, well integrated    to existing and new business services and to a new
                          community.                                 to the character and feel of Brunswick. These            transport and movement networks.                        wave of creative service activities.
                                                                   elements will provide the foundation for a well-
            Access, services and facilities for all.
                                                                     grounded, socially inclusive future Brunswick.
 People of all abilities, incomes and cultures have access to
      public facilities and services within Brunswick.


                     KEY ACTIONS                                                 KEY ACTIONS                                           KEY ACTIONS                                          KEY ACTIONS

              Fleming Park Community Hub                                     Saxon Lane public space                              Upfield Bike Path upgrade                     Partnerships with business and industry:
                                                                                                                                                                                   - Sydney Road Business Association
              Saxon Street Community Hub                                                                                                                                              - Brunswick Business Incubator
                                                                           Town Hall forecourt upgrade                     Brunswick Integrated Transport Strategy
                                                                                                                                      implementation
                                                                                                                                                                              Exploration of Brunswick Innovation District
                   Brunswick Town Hall                               Mechanics Institute forecourt upgrade                                                                          (RMIT, BBI, Core Industrial Area)
                                                                                                                           Review of Moreland Integrated Transport
                                                                                                                         Strategy and activity centre car parking rates
                  Sydney Rd Street Party                                   Florence Street pop up park

                                                                                                                         VicRoads Future of Sydney Road Co-Design
                Brunswick Music Festival                          Land purchase for new parks (A Park Close to                            Process
                                                                                     Home)
         Next Wave at the Mechanics Institute                                                                              Advocacy for Level Crossing Removals in
                                                                         Greening Sydney Road Strategy                         Brunswick – Upfield Corridor
                  Anstey Village Festival


                     MoreArt Program




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5.0 ACTION PLAN
The following tables detail Council’s budgeted work program in the Brunswick Activity Centre over the next 5 years, sorted into the themes of community, public spaces, transport and economy. Unbudgeted projects are identified in
section 6.0 Potential Future Projects. The unbudgeted projects will be evaluated as part of each annual review of the Action Plan and will inform future budget reviews.

5.1 Community

 Objectives
 To provide social, cultural and leisure facilities that meet the changing needs of the Brunswick community.
 To develop and enhance a multi-purpose community facility (or 'hub') within, or in close proximity, to each of the three main corridors.
 To ensure social, cultural and leisure services are easily accessible by pedestrians, cyclists and by public transport.
 To maximise the use of existing Council buildings and facilities and ensure they meet the needs of and provide value to the community.


 No.        Action                                                                     Responsibility                Budget & Funding       Timing           Issues and            Source
                                                                                       (Lead, Project Team,          Sources                Y1 2017/18       Dependencies
                                                                                       Potential Partners)                                  Y2 2018/19
                                                                                                                                            Y3 2019/20
                                                                                                                                            Y4 2020/21
                                                                                                                                            Y5 2021/22
       1.   Fleming Park Masterplan (Community Hub)                                    Lead: Leisure                 $100K                  Y1               Informed by           Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
            Masterplanning and implementation for the Lygon St/Fleming Park                                          $1.7M                  Y2               community             Reference Document (2017)
            Community Hub in order to upgrade Fleming Park, including construction     Project Team and              $3.1M                  Y3               infrastructure
            of a new community facility.                                               Support:                                                              needs assessment
                                                                                               Social                                                        and future
                                                                                               Development                                                   planning for other
                                                                                               Urban Design                                                  Council facilities
                                                                                               Open Space                                                    including 33 Saxon
                                                                                               Places                                                        Street.

                                                                                       Potential Partners:
                                                                                       TBC
       2.   Saxon Street Community Hub                                                 Lead: Places                  $300K (Reserve)        Y1 – Y5          Informed by           Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
            Prepare a Strategic Plan and Concept Plan for the future use and                                         for planning and                        community             Reference Document (2017)
            development of the Saxon St Community Hub (informed by community           Project Team and              design                                  infrastructure
            infrastructure needs assessment).                                          Support:                                                              needs assessment      Brunswick Civic and Cultural Precinct Feasibility Study
            Siteworks Activation – temporary short term and low cost activation of             Social                Total project          Beyond 5 years   and future            (2014)
            the 33 Saxon Street site for community uses.                                       Development           delivery cost TBC                       planning for other
                                                                                               Urban Design          (undunded)                              Council facilities    Council Plan Deliverable: R3b) Saxon Street Hub:
                                                                                                                                                             including the         Implement strategic plan to guide future use and
                                                                                       Potential Partners: TBC                                               Brunswick Baths,      development of the Hub
                                                                                                                                                             Brunswick Town
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No.        Action                                                                       Responsibility             Budget & Funding    Timing         Issues and           Source
                                                                                        (Lead, Project Team,       Sources             Y1 2017/18     Dependencies
                                                                                        Potential Partners)                            Y2 2018/19
                                                                                                                                       Y3 2019/20
                                                                                                                                       Y4 2020/21
                                                                                                                                       Y5 2021/22
      3.   Brunswick Neighbourhood House                                                Lead: Social Development   Base                Y1 2017/18     Informed by          Council Plan Deliverable: R3e) Brunswick
           Work with the Brunswick Neighbourhood House to address future needs                                                                        community            Neighbourhood House: Support Brunswick
           and location of the existing Neighbourhood House.                            Project Team and                                              infrastructure       Neighbourhood House (BNH) to secure new site for
                                                                                        Support:                                                      needs assessment     ongoing service delivery
                                                                                                Places                                                and future
                                                                                                                                                      planning for other
                                                                                        Partners:                                                     Council facilities
                                                                                               Brunswick                                              including 33 Saxon
                                                                                               Neighbourhood                                          Street, Fleming
                                                                                               House                                                  Park, Brunswick
                                                                                                                                                      Town Hall.
      4.   Counihan Gallery and expansion                                               Lead: Arts and Culture     $218K CAPEX         Y3 2019/20     Brunswick Town       Brunswick Civic and Cultural Precinct Feasibility Study
           Move the gallery to the front of Sydney Road for better street frontage                                                                    Hall Forecourt       (2014)
           and expanding scope for more exhibitions.                                                                                                  upgrade.
                                                                                                                                                      Strategic planning
           Explore potential to integrate with design phase for Brunswick Town Hall                                                                   for long term use
           forecourt upgrade (in 2018/19).                                                                                                            of Brunswick Town
                                                                                                                                                      Hall.
      5.   Brunswick Mechanics Institute (Next Wave)                                    Lead: Arts and Culture     $640K BASE          Y1 – Y5 plus                        Arts and Culture Unit
           From 1 July 2017 the venue will dedicate half of its use to free or highly                                                  $80K per
           subsidised artistic development and will partner with existing festivals,                               ($80K per annum     annum
           including Melbourne Fringe.                                                                             ongoing contract to (ongoing -
                                                                                                                   2025)               Contract to
                                                                                                                                       2025)
      6.   Brunswick Music Festival and Sydney Rd Street Party                          Lead: Arts and Culture     $1.35M BASE         Annual                              Arts and Culture Unit
           Brunswick Music Festival objectives are to engage new and strengthen
           existing audiences; undertake best practice programming, particularly in     Project Team and           ($270K per annum)   Y1 – Y5
           terms of accessibility, gender, culture, age and professional working        Support:
           conditions for artists; program consistently unique, high-quality events             Places
           that are trusted by audiences; deepen connections and engagement
           between artists and showcase the suburb of Brunswick.

           Sydney Road Street Party was launched in 1994, is a one-day street
           festival along Sydney Road and is free for the community. The Street
           Party features community stalls, craft stalls, food stalls, street
           entertainment and six stages featuring roots, blues, world music and
           dance.
      7.   MoreArt Program                                                              Lead: Arts and Culture     $11K BASE           Annual                              Arts and Culture Unit
           The MoreArt Program, held annually November – December is an ‘art in                                    ($33K across all
           public spaces’ event along Moreland's transport corridors.                                              centres)            Y1 – Y5




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No.        Action                                                                     Responsibility           Budget & Funding   Timing       Issues and           Source
                                                                                      (Lead, Project Team,     Sources            Y1 2017/18   Dependencies
                                                                                      Potential Partners)                         Y2 2018/19
                                                                                                                                  Y3 2019/20
                                                                                                                                  Y4 2020/21
                                                                                                                                  Y5 2021/22
      8.  Christmas Decorations and Celebrations Program                              Lead: Economic           $450K OPEX         Annual                            Economic Development Branch
          Annual implementation of the Moreland Christmas and Other                   Development
          Celebrations program within the Brunswick Activity Centre. Includes:                                 ($90K per annum)   Y1 – Y5
          Brunswick Town Hall, MIPAC, Sydney Road Brunswick and Lygon Street
          Brunswick.
      9. Place Activation                                                             Lead: Places             $165K BASE         Annual                            Places Branch
          Delivery of short term low cost initiatives that test major project
          outcomes, increased social and economic activity, and support greater                                ($33K per annum)   Y1 – Y5
          place ownership and civic pride. Includes:
                   Anstey Village Festival (annual event in conjunction with Sydney
                   Road Business Association)
      10. Public Art Project - “Where have we come to?”                               Lead: Arts and Culture   ($80K proposed     Y2 2018/19                        Moreland Arts and Culture Strategy 2017-2022
          A new public art initiative, in partnership with asylum seekers, people                              across activity
          from refugee backgrounds, local organisations and the broader                                        centres Council
          community. It will highlight the challenges faced by asylum seekers as                               OPEX Budget)
          well as acknowledge the strengths and contributions made by refugees
          to our community.
      11. Counihan Gallery and expansion                                              Lead: Arts and Culture   $218K CAPEX        Y3 2019/20   Brunswick Town       Brunswick Civic and Cultural Precinct Feasibility Study
          Move the gallery to the front of Sydney Road for better street frontage                                                              Hall Forecourt       (2014)
          and expanding scope for more exhibitions.                                                                                            upgrade.
                                                                                                                                               Strategic planning
           Explore potential to integrate with design phase for Brunswick Town Hall                                                            for long term use
           forecourt upgrade in 2018/19 (see action #13 below).                                                                                of Brunswick Town
                                                                                                                                               Hall.
                                                                                             TOTAL YEAR 1 - 5: $8,119,000




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5.2 Public Spaces

 Objectives
 To improve the quality of existing public spaces.
 To encourage a diversity of uses for public spaces that meet peoples’ needs.
 To provide a network of public spaces that are connected, fill gaps in open space provision and are easy to navigate for pedestrians and cyclists.
 To create public realm which has authentic character and identity.
 To ensure that public spaces are well designed, and encourage community interaction.
 To provide public realm that is comfortable, clean, safe and easily accessible to people of all ages and abilities.
 To increase biodiversity in urban areas.
 To support community inspired/led activities and improvements in public spaces.
 To improve the connectivity of the streets and laneways.
 To encourage a diversity of uses for laneways.
 To identify opportunities in the public realm and in open space areas to address the Urban Heat Island Effect.


 No.        Action                                                                      Responsibility                  Budget &           Timing       Issues and             Source
                                                                                        (Lead, Project Team,            Funding            Y1 2017/18   Dependencies
                                                                                        Potential Partners)             Sources            Y2 2018/19
                                                                                                                                           Y3 2019/20
                                                                                                                                           Y4 2020/21
                                                                                                                                           Y5 2021/22

 SYDNEY ROAD CORRIDOR

       12. Streetscape Upgrade – Dawson Street and new Saxon Street public              Lead: Urban Design              $800K CAPEX        Y1                                  Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
           space                                                                                                                                                               Reference Document (2016)
           Finalise implementation of Dawson St upgrade to improve streetscape          Project Team and Support:                                                              (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 53, S4)
           Upgrade (S4) and expand to include new green public space on Saxon St         Places
           (south side of Dawson St) with potential for access to Library.               Transport                                                                            Council Plan Deliverable: P7d) Implement Brunswick
                                                                                         Open Space                                                                           Structure plan: Deliver streetscape upgrade projects
                                                                                         Street Cleansing                                                                     within Brunswick Activity Centre

       13. Upgrade Forecourts - Brunswick Town Hall and Mechanics Institute             Lead: Urban Design              $100K              Y1           Counihan Gallery       Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
           Upgrade of the forecourt to Brunswick Town Hall and Mechanics                                                $600K              Y2           expansion              Reference Document (2017)
           Institute.                                                                   Project Team and Support:       CAPEX                                                  (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 53, P5)
           Design of the town hall forecourt should integrate with design of             Places
           Counihan Gallery expansion (see action #11 above).                            Open Space                                                                           Council Plan Deliverable: P7d) Implement Brunswick
                                                                                                                                                                               Structure plan: Deliver streetscape -upgrade projects
                                                                                                                                                                               within Brunswick Activity Centre

       14. Florence Street Pop Up Park                                                  Lead: Urban Design              $100K              Y1           Maintaining business   Council resolutions: 8 March 2017 PET7/17, 15
           Create a new pop up park on Florence St adjacent to the Upfield bike                                         CAPEX                           access to adjacent     November 2017 DED100/17
           path.                                                                        Project Team and Support:                                       property requires
                                                                                         Places                                                        resolution.            Council Plan Deliverable: P4b) Florence Street Pop
                                                                                         Transport                                                                            up park: Creation of additional open space in
                                                                                         Open Space                                                                           Brunswick




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No.        Action                                                                    Responsibility                  Budget &          Timing       Issues and                Source
                                                                                     (Lead, Project Team,            Funding           Y1 2017/18   Dependencies
                                                                                     Potential Partners)             Sources           Y2 2018/19
                                                                                                                                       Y3 2019/20
                                                                                                                                       Y4 2020/21
                                                                                                                                       Y5 2021/22
                                                                                     Potential Partners:
                                                                                      The Commons residents,
                                                                                       other adjacent landowners
                                                                                       and residents.

      15. Greening Sydney Road (Cooling the Upfield corridor)                        Lead: Urban Design              BASE              Y1 +         Integrates with a         Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
          The corridor has been identified as one of the most vulnerable areas                                                                      range of public space     Reference Document (2017)
          within the municipality during extreme heat events. In June 2016 Council   Project Team and Support:                                      projects.
          adopted the Moreland Urban Heat Island Effect Action Plan. A key goal of    Places                                                                                 Urban Heat Island Effect Action Plan (2016)
          this plan is to reduce the impact of extreme heat events by creating a      Open Space
          cooler, greener more liveable city. The Greening Sydney Road project is     Transport
          exploring opportunities to green Sydney Road.




ACTIVITY CENTRE WIDE PUBLIC SPACES ACTIONS

      16. Brunswick Activity Centre Streetscape Upgrades                             Lead: Urban Design Unit         Y1 BASE           Y1                                     5 year CAPEX program
          Projects yet to be defined.
          Undertake an evaluation of streetscape and public space projects           Project Team and Support:       $50K              Y3
          identified in section 6.2 to determine prioritisation and cost and to       Places                        $600K             Y4
          inform Strategic Resource Plan (SRP) and annual budget discussions.         Open Space                    $500K             Y5

      17. Brunswick CCTV Renewal Project                                             Lead: Information               $400K             Y3                                     5 year CAPEX program
                                                                                     Technology (IT)                 CAPEX

      18. Implement ‘A Park Close to Home’ Strategy to fill gaps In Open Space       Lead: Strategic Planning Unit   Public Resort     Ongoing      Finalisation of ‘A Park   Vol. 2 Brunswick Structure Plan 2010 Part 1: Sydney Rd
          Network                                                                                                    and Recreation                 Close to Home’
          Investigate options for new public places to fill gaps in open space       Project Team and Support:       Land Fund                      Strategy                  ‘A Park Close to Home’ Strategy
          network within priority gap areas in the Brunswick Activity Centre.         Property                      (PRRLF)
                                                                                      Open Space
                                                                                      Places


      19. Trees and Greening                                                         Lead: Open Space Desin &        Within existing   Ongoing                                Urban Forest Strategy
          Implement the Urban Forest Strategy to increase planting and canopy        Development                     Moreland wide
          cover in the Brunswick Activity Centre.                                                                    program
                                                                                     Project Team and Support:       budget.
                                                                                      Places
                                                                                      Urban Design




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20. Parklet Program                                                             Lead: Urban Design            BASE           Ongoing         Moreland Parklet Program
    To facilitate the creation of new community led public spaces in
    Moreland. Spaces that                                                       Project Team and Support:
    • foster neighbourhood interaction                                           Places
    • help local businesses grow                                                 Transport
    • prioritise and promote sustainable transport                               Economic Development
    • are inviting to all members of the community
    • help activate streets and the perception of safety
    • test public appetite for further street intervention.

     Identify suitable locations for temporary parklet and engage with
     adjoining business owners to gauge interest. Provide support to apply if
     interested.
21. Street Cleansing                                                            Lead: Open Space and Street   Council BASE   Ongoing         Base service delivery for Activity Centre.
     Review and implement street cleansing regime in the activity centre with   Cleansing                     Budget
     specific focus on high pedestrian traffic areas.
                                                                                Project Team and
                                                                                Support: Places

22. Open Space Maintenance                                                      Lead: Open Space and Street   Council BASE   Ongoing         Base service delivery for Activity Centre.
     Review the open space maintenance regime in the activity centre.           Cleansing                     Budget

                                                                                Project Team and
                                                                                Support: Places


                                                                                                              TOTAL YEAR 1 - 5: $3,150,000




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5.3 Transport

 Objectives
 To develop a convenient, safe and integrated access and movement network that prioritises walking, cycling and public transport over private motor vehicles in accordance with the Brunswick Integrated Transport Strategy (BITS)
 hierarchy.
 To strengthen the role of the Upfield Shared Path as a key element of the movement network for cyclists and pedestrians.


 No.        Action                                                              Responsibility                   Budget &           Timing              Issues and               Source
                                                                                (Lead, Project Team, Potential   Funding Sources    Y1 2017/18          Dependencies
                                                                                Partners)                                           Y2 2018/19
                                                                                                                                    Y3 2019/20
                                                                                                                                    Y4 2020/21
                                                                                                                                    Y5 2021/22
       23. Brunswick Integrated Transport Strategy (BITS)                       Lead: Transport                  $1.25M CAPEX       Annual                                        Brunswick Integrated Transport Strategy 2010-2019
           Annual implementation of BITS recommendations (refer to BITS
                                                                                Project Team and Support:        ($250K per year)   Y1 – Y5
           for specific actions).
                                                                                 Places
            Consider transport projects identified in section 6.3 as part        Urban Design
            of annual program.
       24. Moreland Integrated Transport Strategy (MITS)                        Lead: Strategic Transport and    $400K OPEX         Y1 – Y3             Y2 – Full advocacy       Moreland Integrated Transport Strategy 2010-19
           Review the Moreland Integrated Transport Strategy (MITS)             Compliance and Strategic         (municipal wide)                       campaign developed
           including review of car parking provisions in the planning scheme.   Planning                                                                and potential revision   Council Plan Deliverable: P2a) Review of the Moreland
                                                                                                                                                        of CAPEX program.        Integrated Transport Strategy (MITS), with specific
                                                                                Project Team and Support:                                                                        focus on achievement of this outcome to drive later
                                                                                 Places                                                                Y3 – Implementation.     year’s action to enable mode shift and reduction in
                                                                                 Urban Design                                                                                   traffic congestion

                                                                                                                                                                                 Council Plan Deliverable: P2b) Finalise Brunswick and
                                                                                                                                                                                 Coburg Activity Centre car parking strategies: To
                                                                                                                                                                                 improve activity centres and potentially update car
                                                                                                                                                                                 parking rates and also investigate opportunity for
                                                                                                                                                                                 developers to contribute to infrastructure via a cash in
                                                                                                                                                                                 lieu scheme




       25. Level Crossing Removals                                              Lead: Places                     $85K OPEX          Y1                                           Council Plan Deliverable: P2d) Continue to advocate
           Advocate for level crossing removals through Brunswick. Prepare                                       (Covers                                                         for level crossing removal in Moreland: Work with the
           a feasibility study of elevated and lowered options to inform        Project Team and Support:        Brunswick and                                                   Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) to maximise
           Council’s advocacy.                                                   Urban Design                   Coburg Activity                                                 community benefit from crossing removals in Moreland
                                                                                 Transport                      Centres)

                                                                                Potential Partners:
                                                                                 LXRA
                                                                                 Residents




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No.        Action                                                           Responsibility                   Budget &            Timing           Issues and     Source
                                                                            (Lead, Project Team, Potential   Funding Sources     Y1 2017/18       Dependencies
                                                                            Partners)                                            Y2 2018/19
                                                                                                                                 Y3 2019/20
                                                                                                                                 Y4 2020/21
                                                                                                                                 Y5 2021/22
      26. Upfield Shared Path Upgrade                                       Lead: Transport                  $150K               Y1                              Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
          Upgrade Upfield bike path as per Moreland Bicycle Strategy                                         CAPEX                                               Reference Document (2017)
          including lighting.                                               Project Team and Support:                                                            (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 53, B1)
                                                                             Places
                                                                             Urban Design                                                                       Moreland Bicycle Strategy 2010-2021


      27. Roads and Carparks Renewal / Maintenance                          Lead: Capital Works Planning     $1,926,000          Y1 - Y5                         5 year CAPEX program
          Implement ongoing roads and carparks renewal and maintenance      & Delivery                       CAPEX
          as per 5 year CAPEX program, including:
           Lygon St – Barkly-Weston Carriageway, Brunswick ($31K
              2018/19)
           Stewart/Pitt/Barkly, Brunswick ($50K 2019/20)
           Row-694A/696 SYDNEY – LT JONES – REAR 664 SYDNEY,
              Brunswick ($80K, 2019/20)
           Samuel Place – ALBERT-EVANS, Brunswick ($145K, 2019/20)
           St Phillip St-John, Lygon, Brunswick East ($890K, 2019/20)
           Stewart/Pitt/Barkly, Brunswick ($600K, 2020/21)
           Albert St-Sydney-Frith, Brunswick ($25K, 2020/21)
           Frith St-Lobb-Victoria, Brunswick ($15K, 2021/22)
           Lygon St – Barkly (Right Carriageway), Brunswick ($21K,
              2021/22)
           Lygon St – Barkly (Left Carriageway), Brunswick ($24K,
              2021/22)
           Victoria St-Sydney-Beith, Brunswick East ($45K, 2021/22)
      28. Sydney Road Revitalisation Project (VicRoads Project)             Lead: VicRoads, Transport        VicRoads project,   Y1 (subject to                  VicRoads
          CoDesign project to improve bicycle safety on Sydney Road. Work                                    no Council          VicRoads)
          with VicRoads to ensure Council’s interests are represented in    Project Team and Support:        budget (officer
          project outcomes.                                                  Places                         time)
                                                                             Urban Design
           Potential to consider allocating future Council budget towards
           implementation trial actions, in partnership with VicRoads.      Potential Partners:
                                                                             Local residents
                                                                             Traders




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No.        Action                                                              Responsibility                   Budget &          Timing             Issues and     Source
                                                                               (Lead, Project Team, Potential   Funding Sources   Y1 2017/18         Dependencies
                                                                               Partners)                                          Y2 2018/19
                                                                                                                                  Y3 2019/20
                                                                                                                                  Y4 2020/21
                                                                                                                                  Y5 2021/22
      29. Improve Public Transport                                             Lead: Transport                  Unbudgeted        TBC                               Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
          Advocate to the State Government to increase its investment in                                                                                            Reference Document (2017)
          public transport, particularly the Upfield Railway Line (and its     Project Team and Support:
          railway stations) and the Sydney Road, Lygon Street and               Places
          Nicholson Street tram routes, as well as the Upfield Shared Path.
                                                                               Potential Partners:
                                                                               TBC


      30. Improve Public Transport                                             Lead: Transport                  Unbudgeted        TBC                               Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
          Support the development of the tram super-stops at designated                                                                                             Reference Document (2017)
          locations to improve accessibility to the tram network.              Project Team and Support:
                                                                                Places
                                                                               Potential Partners:
                                                                               TBC
      31. Improve Road Safety                                                  Lead: Transport                  Unbudgeted        TBC                               Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
          Advocate to the State Government to improve the safety of                                                                                                 Reference Document (2017)
          VicRoads managed roads (Sydney Road, Nicholson Street,               Project Team and Support:
          Brunswick Road and Moreland Road) for pedestrians and cyclists.       Places



      32. Pedestrian Connections                                               TBC                              Unbudgeted        TBC                               Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
          Establish pedestrian connections through key sites, including:                                                                                            Reference Document (2017)
           Council car park at 797-801 Sydney Road;
           191-199 and 203-205 Albert Street;
           300-304 Albert Street; and
           Barkly Square car park.




      33. Route 96 Upgrade (VicRoads Lead)                                     Lead: VicRoads, Strategic        No Council        Y1 - Design                       VicRoads
          Conversion of Nicholson Street tram stops to disability accessible   Transport for Council            budget            development
          stops.                                                                                                                  Construction of
                                                                               Project Partners:                                  stops to be
                                                                                Public Transport Victoria                        confirmed by PTV
                                                                                                                                  at a later date.
                                                                                                                TOTAL YEAR 1 - 5: $3,811,000




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5.4 Economy

Objectives
To support the economic viability and growth of the Brunswick Activity Centre to provide a range of locally accessible services (shopping, commercial, cultural activities, administrative and civic centre functions) and jobs.
To retain employment areas identified in the Moreland Industrial Land Use Strategy (MILS) to support employment and economic growth in the Brunswick Activity Centre.


No.        Action                                                             Responsibility                    Budget &            Timing                Issues and                Source
                                                                              (Lead, Project Team, Potential    Funding Sources     Y1 2017/18            Dependencies
                                                                              Partners)                                             Y2 2018/19
                                                                                                                                    Y3 2019/20
                                                                                                                                    Y4 2020/21
                                                                                                                                    Y5 2021/22
      34. Sydney Road Business Association                                    Lead: Economic Development         SRBA budget        Ongoing                                         Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
          Continue to support the Sydney Road Business Association with                                                                                                             Reference Document (2017)
          retail planning and marketing.                                      Project Team and Support:
                                                                               Places


      35. Brunswick Business Incubator (BBI)                                  Lead: Economic Development        BASE                Y1 – Y2                                         Economic Development Branch
          Finalise negotiation with State Government for a new lease with
          Council taking on responsibility and review strategic directions    Project Team and Support:
          for BBI.                                                             Places


      36. Brunswick Innovation District                                       Lead: Economic Development        BASE                Y1 – Y2                                         Economic Development Branch and RMIT
          Explore opportunities to partner with RMIT and the BBI to
          evolve the vision for the Brunswick Core Industry and               Project Team and Support:
          Employment area into an innovation and creativity district.          Places



                                                                                                                TOTAL YEAR 1 - 5: $0


                                                                                                                                                  Theme                                                                                Total
                                                                                                                                                  Community                                                                     $8,119,000
                                                                                                                                                  Public Spaces                                                                 $3,150,000
                                                                                                                                                  Transport                                                                     $3,811,000
                                                                                                                                                  Economy                                                                                $0
                                                                                                                                                  Total Allocated Council Budget (as at November 2017)                         $15,080,000




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6.0 POTENTIAL FUTURE PROJECTS
This section identifies a number of potential unbudgeted projects which have been identified in the Brunswick Structure Plan and other Council strategies and which should be considered for implementation in the future. These
unbudgeted projects will be evaluated as part of each annual review of the Action Plan and will inform future budget reviews. Most of the below actions have a medium to longer term timeframe (beyond the next 5 years) although a
few have been identified as relevant to be considered in the short term (next 5 years), subject to budget availability.

6.1 Community

 No.        Action                                                                  Responsibility (Lead, Project   Budget &          Suggested Timing   Issues and              Source
                                                                                    Team, Potential Partners)       Funding Sources   Short – 5 years    Dependencies
                                                                                                                                      Medium – 5-10
                                                                                                                                      years
                                                                                                                                      Long – 10+ years
       37. Community Infrastructure Needs Planning                                  Lead: Places, Social            Unbudgeted         Short             Planning for Saxon St   Community Infrastructure Framework 2015 (CIF)
           Bring together and finalise recent research into community               Development                                                          Community Hub,
           infrastructure needs of the current and forecast population to                                                                                Fleming Park and        Council Plan Deliverable: R3) Maintain and match our
           ensure adequate infrastructure provision is matched to growth.           Project Team and Support:                                            Brunswick Town Hall.    infrastructure to community needs and population
                                                                                     Places                                                                                     growth.
            Further develop the Community Infrastructure Framework 2015              Social Development
            as it applies to Brunswick to provide a clear understanding of           Open Space
            community infrastructure needs into the future and inform the
            provision of social, cultural and leisure facilities in the Brunswick   Potential Partners:
            Activity Centre. Community infrastructure includes: aquatic and         Service providers
            leisure, community halls and meeting places, libraries,
            neighbourhood houses, sport and life cycle services such as
            maternal and child health centres, early years education and
            care, youth and aged and disability.

            Use this work to inform decisions around use and development
            of Saxon St Community Hub, Fleming Park, Brunswick Town Hall
            and any other decisions about future use and development of
            community infrastructure in the Brunswick Activity Centre.
       38. Brunswick Town Hall                                                      Lead: Places, Property          Unbudgeted        Short              Informed by             Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
           Prepare a Strategic Plan for the future use and development of                                                                                community               Reference Document (2017)
           the Brunswick Town Hall to become an intensively used                    Project Team and Support:                                            infrastructure needs
           community facility and civic hub including strengthening the role         Arts & Culture                                                     assessment and future   Brunswick Civic and Cultural Precinct Feasibility Study (2014)
           of the Brunswick Library.                                                 Property                                                           planning for other
                                                                                     Facilities                                                         Council facilities
            This work should build on the recommendations of the                     Social Development                                                 including 33 Saxon
            Brunswick Civic and Cultural Precinct Feasibility Study (2014).          Open Space                                                         Street and Fleming
                                                                                     Urban Design                                                       Park.
                                                                                     Building Projects Unit

                                                                                    Potential Partners:
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 No.        Action                                                        Responsibility (Lead, Project   Budget &           Suggested Timing     Issues and                Source
                                                                          Team, Potential Partners)       Funding Sources    Short – 5 years      Dependencies
                                                                                                                             Medium – 5-10
                                                                                                                             years
                                                                                                                             Long – 10+ years
       39. Aquatic Strategy / Brunswick Baths                             Lead: Youth & Leisure           Unbudgeted         Medium - Long                                  Council Plan Deliverable: C2a) Aquatic and leisure
           Direction to be confirmed as part of Moreland Aquatic and                                                                                                        Strategy: Identify infrastructure / asset coordination /
           Leisure Strategy.                                                                                                                                                trends / current needs and future expectations.




6.2 Public Spaces

 No.        Action                                                        Responsibility (Lead, Project   Budget &           Recommended          Issues and                Source
                                                                          Team, Potential Partners)       Funding Sources    Timing               Dependencies
                                                                                                                             Short – next 5
                                                                                                                             years
                                                                                                                             Medium – 5-10
                                                                                                                             years
                                                                                                                             Long – Beyond 10
                                                                                                                             years

 SYDNEY ROAD CORRIDOR

       40. Streetscape Upgrade – Sydney Road                             Lead: Urban Design Unit          Unbudgeted         Short - Medium       Potential to align with   Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
           Improve Pedestrian amenity on Sydney Road (S1).                                                                                        VicRoads Revitalise       Reference Document (2017)
           First priority location between Union and Albert Streets.     Project Team and Support:                                                Sydney Road project.      (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 53, S1)
                                                                          Places
                                                                          Transport

       41. Streetscape Upgrade – Wilson Avenue                           Lead: Urban Design Unit          Unbudgeted         Short - medium       Links with Jewel          Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
           Improve Pedestrian amenity on Wilson Avenue (S5).                                                                                      Station                   Reference Document (2017)
                                                                         Project Team and Support:                                                redevelopment and         (As indicated in Figure 15, pg S5)
                                                                          Places                                                                 Wilson Ave public
                                                                          Transport                                                              space.

       42. New Green Open Space – Breese Street / Hope Street car park   Lead: Urban Design Unit          Unbudgeted                                                        Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
           Create a new green open space on the Breese Street car park                                    Potential to be    In order to act on the transition of car       Reference Document (2017)
           (G1).                                                         Project Team and Support:        funded by Public   parks to parks, it is recommended as a first   (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 53, G1)
                                                                          Places                         Resort and         stage to undertake a review of public off
                                                                          Transport                      Recreation Land    street car parking needs in the Brunswick
                                                                          Open Space                     Fund (PRRLF)       Activity Centre to confirm which off street
                                                                                                                             car parks will be retained and which will be
       43. New Green Open Space - Wilkinson Street car park               Lead: Urban Design Unit         Unbudgeted         considered for redevelopment. This first       Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
           Create a new green open space on the Wilkinson Street car park                                 Potential to be    step should be considered for budget           Reference Document (2017)
           (G2).                                                          Project Team and Support:       funded by Public   allocation in the short term.                  (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 53, G2)
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                                                                      Transport                 Recreation Land
                                                                      Open Space                Fund (PRRLF)

44. New Green Open Space - Edward Street car park                    Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted                                                      Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
    Create a new green open space on the Edward Street car park                                  Potential to be                                                 Reference Document (2017)
    (Gx).                                                            Project Team and Support:   funded by Public                                                (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 53, Gx)
                                                                      Places                    Resort and
                                                                      Transport                 Recreation Land                                                 Council resolutions: 12 November 2014 CI98/14, 9
                                                                      Open Space                Fund (PRRLF)                                                    December 2015 DED102/15

45. New Green Open Space – 33 Saxon Street                           Lead: Places                Potential to draw   Link to Saxon St Community Hub action # 2, Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
    Reinforce and maximise public access to the new green open                                   on funds from the   consider as part of Concept Plan.          Reference Document (2017)
    space at 33 Saxon Street (G3) as part of development of the      Project Team and Support:   Public Resort and                                              (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 53, G3)
    Saxon St Community Hub.                                           Urban Design              Recreation Land
                                                                      Open Space                Fund (PRRLF)
     Integrate with concept planning for Saxon St Community Hub.


46. Urban Public Spaces                                              Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted          Medium - Long                               Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
    Undertake the following urban public space projects:                                                                                                         Reference Document (2017)
         Upgrade forecourt to Council car park on Sydney Rd         Project Team and Support:                                                                   (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 53)
            next to the Brunswick tram depot (P1).                    Places
         Upgrade forecourt to Council car park on Sydney Rd          Open Space
            and William St (P2).
         Expand Sparta Place (P3)
47. Streetscape Upgrade – Florence Street                            Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted          Medium - Long      Florence St pop up       Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
    Improve Pedestrian amenity on Florence Street (S2).                                                                                 park.                    Reference Document (2017)
                                                                     Project Team and Support:                                                                   (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 53, S2)
                                                                      Places
                                                                      Transport

48. Streetscape Upgrade – Wilkinson Street                           Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted          Medium - Long                               Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
    Improve Pedestrian amenity on Wilkinson Street (S3).                                                                                                         Reference Document (2017)
                                                                     Project Team and Support:                                                                   (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 53, S3)
                                                                      Places
                                                                      Transport

49. Upgrade Kerb Extensions                                          Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted          Medium - Long                               Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
    Provide kerb extensions on side streets which can act as small                                                                                               Reference Document (2017)
                                                                     Project Team and Support:                                                                   (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 53)
    public spaces with seating at:
                                                                      Places
            Davies Street (K1)                                       Transport
            Donald Street (K2)
            Mitchell Street (K3)
            Michael Street (K4)
            Edward Street (K5)




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   50. Activate Forecourts                                                Lead: Places                Unbudgeted         Medium - Long                            Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
       Activate public spaces at:                                                                                                                                 Reference Document (2017)
            Baptist Church forecourt (A1)                                Project Team and Support:                                                               (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 53)
            Penny Black forecourt (A2)                                    Urban Design
            Brunswick Community School forecourt (A3)                     Open Space
            St Ambrose Church forecourt (A4)


LYGON ST CORRIDOR

   51. Streetscape Upgrade – Albert Street                                Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted         Short - Medium   Fleming Park upgrade.   Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
       Improve Pedestrian amenity on Albert Street (S8).                                                                                                          Reference Document (2017)
                                                                          Project Team and Support:
        Improve pedestrian access to Fleming Park by planting trees on     Places                                                                                (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 55, S8)
        the north side of Albert Street, installing wayfinding signage,    Transport
        and creating a shared zone at the interface with Fleming Park.


   52. Streetscape Upgrade – Lygon Street                                 Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted         Short - Medium                           Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
       Improve Pedestrian amenity on Lygon Street (S6), with a                                                                                                    Reference Document (2017)
                                                                          Project Team and Support:                                                               (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 55, S6)
       priority focus on the restaurant precinct between Brunswick Rd
                                                                           Places
       and Weston St.
                                                                           Transport


   53. Streetscape Upgrade – Stewart Street                               Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted         Medium - Long                            Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
       Improve Pedestrian amenity on Stewart Street (S7).                                                                                                         Reference Document (2017)
                                                                          Project Team and Support:                                                               (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 55, S7)
                                                                           Places
                                                                           Transport


   54. Urban Public Spaces                                                Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted         Medium - Long                            Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
       Undertake the following urban public space projects:                                           Potential to be                                             Reference Document (2017)
           New pedestrian priority spaces at Albion / Lygon              Project Team and Support:   funded by Public
              intersection (P7)                                            Places                    Resort and                                                  (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 55, P7, P8)
           Create a new public space at the Maternal and Child                                       Recreation Land
              Health Centre (P8) – already completed.                                                 Fund (PRRLF)

   55. Upgrade Kerb Extensions                                            Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted         Medium - Long                            Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
       Provide kerb extensions on side streets which can act as small                                                                                             Reference Document (2017)
                                                                          Project Team and Support:                                                               (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 55)
       public spaces with seating at:
                                                                           Places
            Stewart Street (K6)
                                                                           Transport
            Pitt Street (K7)
            O'Connor Street (K8)
            Piera Street (K9)
            Barkly Street (K10)




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   56. New Pedestrian Link                                              Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted   Medium - Long   Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
       Create a new pedestrian link from Lygon Street to Methven                                                                 Reference Document (2017)
       Park via right-of-way (L2).                                      Project Team and Support:                                (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 55, L2)
                                                                         Places
                                                                         Transport



NICHOLSON STREET CORRIDOR

   57. Streetscape Upgrade – Nicholson Street                           Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted   Medium - Long   Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
       Improve pedestrian amenity on Nicholson Street (S9).                                                                      Reference Document (2017)
                                                                        Project Team and Support:                                (As indicated in Figure 16, pg 57, S9)
                                                                         Places
                                                                         Transport


   58. Streetscape Upgrade – Stewart Street                             Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted   Medium - Long   Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
       Improve pedestrian amenity and cycle access on Stewart Street                                                             Reference Document (2017)
       to CERES (S10).                                                  Project Team and Support:                                (As indicated in Figure 16, pg 57, S10)
                                                                         Places
                                                                         Transport


   59. Streetscape Upgrade – Albert Street to Merri Creek               Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted   Medium - Long   Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
       Improve pedestrian amenity on Albert Street to Merri Creek                                                                Reference Document (2017)
       (S11).                                                           Project Team and Support:                                (As indicated in Figure 16, pg 57, S11)
                                                                         Places
                                                                         Transport


   60. Upgrade Kerb Extension                                           Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted   Medium - Long   Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
       Provide kerb extensions on side streets which can act as small                                                            Reference Document (2016)
                                                                        Project Team and Support:                                (As indicated in Figure 16, pg 57, K11)
       public spaces with seating at Stewart Street (K11).
                                                                         Places
                                                                         Transport


   61. New Pedestrian Link                                              Lead: Urban Design Unit     Unbudgeted   Medium - Long   Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
       Create a new pedestrian link from Nicholson Street to Balfe                                                               Reference Document (2016)
       Park (L3).                                                       Project Team and Support:                                (As indicated in Figure 16, pg 57, L3)
                                                                         Places
                                                                         Transport




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       62. Improve Intersections                                                Lead: Urban Design Unit           Unbudgeted         Medium - Long                                Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
           Enhance the intersections of Nicholson Street and Stewart                                                                                                              Reference Document (2017)
           Street and Nicholson Street and Blyth Street with kerb               Project Team and Support:
           extensions, new planting and wayfinding signage.                      Places
                                                                                 Open Space



 ACTIVITY CENTRE WIDE PUBLIC SPACES ACTIONS

       63. Wayfinding                                                           Lead: Places                      Unbudgeted         Medium - Long                                Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
           Consider developing a wayfinding system for Brunswick.                                                                                                                 Reference Document (2017)
                                                                                Project Team and Support:
                                                                                 Urban Design
                                                                                 Transport

       64. Laneways Activation                                                  Lead: Places                      Unbudgeted         Medium - Long                                Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
           Consider developing a laneways activation program to                                                                                                                   Reference Document (2017)
           encourage diversity of uses for laneways, improve safety,            Project Team and Support:
           legibility and accessibility, including consideration of pop-up       Urban Design
           events such as art exhibitions, performances and community            Transport
           festivals and outdoor dining in locations where through traffic is
           not required.


       65. Youth Space                                                          Lead: Places or Youth Services    Unbudgeted                                                      Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
           Explore opportunities to provide a youth space that is well                                                               Consider as part of planning for community   Reference Document (2017)
           located close to public transport and other activity where young     Project Team and Support:                            hubs at 33 Saxon Street, Brunswick Town
           people can hang out safely, potentially as part of an integrated      Youth Services                                     Hall and Fleming Park (actions 1, 2, 3).
           space.                                                                Urban Design




6.3 Transport

 No.        Action                                                               Responsibility                    Budget &            Timing              Issues and               Source
                                                                                 (Lead, Project Team, Potential    Funding Sources     Y1 2017/18          Dependencies
                                                                                 Partners)                                             Y2 2018/19
                                                                                                                                       Y3 2019/20
                                                                                                                                       Y4 2020/21
                                                                                                                                       Y5 2021/22
       66. New Pedestrian Link                                                   Lead: TBC                         Consider as part of BITS annual                                  Brunswick Activity Centre Structure Plan
           Create a new pedestrian link from Wilkinson Street to Sydney                                            implementation (see action # 21)                                 Reference Document (2017)
                                                                                 Project Team and Support:                                                                          (As indicated in Figure 15, pg 53, L1)
           Road.
                                                                                  Urban Design
                                                                                  Places
                                                                                  Transport
                                                                                  Open Space




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