Connect Stonnington

Providing feedback and ideas to Council will now be easier thanks to the launch of a new, custom-built digital platform: Connect Stonnington.

Connect Stonnington has been developed to support open dialogue and community participation in decision-making in an interactive and easy-to-use way.

The new platform makes it easy for the Stonnington community to learn about, provide feedback and shape some of Council’s most important projects and is part of Stonnington’s commitment to being a more accessible, transparent and responsive organisation.

Providing feedback and ideas to Council will now be easier thanks to the launch of a new, custom-built digital platform: Connect Stonnington.

Connect Stonnington has been developed to support open dialogue and community participation in decision-making in an interactive and easy-to-use way.

The new platform makes it easy for the Stonnington community to learn about, provide feedback and shape some of Council’s most important projects and is part of Stonnington’s commitment to being a more accessible, transparent and responsive organisation.

  • Have Your Say on our Draft Children, Youth and Family Strategy

    11 days ago
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    The Draft strategy has been developed based on the needs of children, young people and families who live, study, work and play in the City of Stonnington, and will provide Council with strategic direction for future services, supports and priorities.

    You are invited to have your say on our draft Children, Youth and Family Strategy until Monday 9 October.


    The Draft strategy has been developed based on the needs of children, young people and families who live, study, work and play in the City of Stonnington, and will provide Council with strategic direction for future services, supports and priorities.

    You are invited to have your say on our draft Children, Youth and Family Strategy until Monday 9 October.


  • Planning for a Healthier Stonnington

    7 months ago
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    The City of Stonnington’s Draft Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2017-2021 will be available for comment from 6-27 September.

    Over 350 community members contributed more than 700 suggestions and comments during the development of the Public Health and Wellbeing Plan. The Plan has also been developed in close consultation with key community health agencies.

    The City of Stonnington’s Draft Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2017-2021 will be available for comment from 6-27 September.

    Over 350 community members contributed more than 700 suggestions and comments during the development of the Public Health and Wellbeing Plan. The Plan has also been developed in close consultation with key community health agencies.

  • Wadsworth Field - Baseball Upgrade

    about 2 months ago
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    The City of Stonnington is seeking community feedback in relation to the proposed upgrade of baseball practice facilities at Wadsworth Field – Sir Zelman Cowan Park, Kooyong. The existing baseball practice facilities at Wadsworth Field are in poor condition, a risk to pedestrian safety and need to be replaced.

    Council has prepared a Draft Concept Plan and 3D artist impressions to assist residents and sports club users in providing feedback regarding the upgrade of the baseball practice facilities.

    Find out more

    The City of Stonnington is seeking community feedback in relation to the proposed upgrade of baseball practice facilities at Wadsworth Field – Sir Zelman Cowan Park, Kooyong. The existing baseball practice facilities at Wadsworth Field are in poor condition, a risk to pedestrian safety and need to be replaced.

    Council has prepared a Draft Concept Plan and 3D artist impressions to assist residents and sports club users in providing feedback regarding the upgrade of the baseball practice facilities.

    Find out more
  • Sir Robert Menzies Reserve - Cricket Net Installation

    about 2 months ago
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    Stonnington Council is seeking community feedback on the proposed installation of cricket practice net facilities at Sir Robert Menzies Reserve, Malvern. The cricket nets will be used by both senior and local junior clubs for training and be available for casual use by local residents.

    With no cricket practice facilities present at Menzies Reserve, tenant clubs are forced to train and play at different venues which is detrimental to their success.

    Council has prepared a draft concept plan and 3D artist impressions to assist residents and sports club users in providing feedback on the proposal.

    Find out more

    Stonnington Council is seeking community feedback on the proposed installation of cricket practice net facilities at Sir Robert Menzies Reserve, Malvern. The cricket nets will be used by both senior and local junior clubs for training and be available for casual use by local residents.

    With no cricket practice facilities present at Menzies Reserve, tenant clubs are forced to train and play at different venues which is detrimental to their success.

    Council has prepared a draft concept plan and 3D artist impressions to assist residents and sports club users in providing feedback on the proposal.

    Find out more

  • Greville, King and Porter Streets - Works Update: July 2017

    over 1 year ago
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    Council has resolved to implement permanent modifications to Greville, King and Porter Streets, Prahran.

    These streets will undergo permanent changes to create a better environment for the local community, business owners and visitors to enjoy.

    The civil component of for the Greville Street Urban Realm Improvement Project has commenced with demolition and reinstatement of the northern kerbs between Porter Street and Izett Street programmed for the coming weeks. Further information is available in our latest News Updates and Works Bulletins.

    Find Out More.

    Council has resolved to implement permanent modifications to Greville, King and Porter Streets, Prahran.

    These streets will undergo permanent changes to create a better environment for the local community, business owners and visitors to enjoy.

    The civil component of for the Greville Street Urban Realm Improvement Project has commenced with demolition and reinstatement of the northern kerbs between Porter Street and Izett Street programmed for the coming weeks. Further information is available in our latest News Updates and Works Bulletins.

    Find Out More.

  • Your Local Shops: Activity Centres Strategy

    about 1 year ago
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    Council has prepared a draft Activity Centres Strategy for Stonnington’s retail commercial centres.

    The draft strategy is informed by earlier community consultation and identifies the characteristics and development potential within each of Stonnington’s 17 neighbourhood activity centres. It proposes actions to improve and manage growth and development and protect the local character in our neighbourhood activity centres.

    Council has prepared a draft Activity Centres Strategy for Stonnington’s retail commercial centres.

    The draft strategy is informed by earlier community consultation and identifies the characteristics and development potential within each of Stonnington’s 17 neighbourhood activity centres. It proposes actions to improve and manage growth and development and protect the local character in our neighbourhood activity centres.

  • Stonnington Indoor Stadium

    7 months ago
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    In line with our Stonnington Recreation Strategy, Council has sought to identify a suitable site to construct a four-court indoor stadium with associated car parking, court-side seating, and change room facilities.
    Chadstone Bowls Club was chosen as the preferred location for the feasibility study following consideration of potential stadium sites.

    The purpose of the feasibility study is to provide Council with expert opinion, independent data and community feedback in order to make an informed decision. The study will include detailed traffic and parking analysis of the streets around the bowls club and Percy Treyvaud Memorial Park.

    In line with our Stonnington Recreation Strategy, Council has sought to identify a suitable site to construct a four-court indoor stadium with associated car parking, court-side seating, and change room facilities.
    Chadstone Bowls Club was chosen as the preferred location for the feasibility study following consideration of potential stadium sites.

    The purpose of the feasibility study is to provide Council with expert opinion, independent data and community feedback in order to make an informed decision. The study will include detailed traffic and parking analysis of the streets around the bowls club and Percy Treyvaud Memorial Park.

  • Cato Square

    6 months ago
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    Cato Square is the $60+ million transformation of the old Cato Street car park in Prahran into over 9,000m2 of multifunctional urban parkland with underground car parking.

    The Cato Square project is one of the largest, most ambitious and exciting construction projects ever delivered in the City of Stonnington.

    When completed in 2019, Cato Square will provide urgently needed open space for passive recreation, events, festivals and markets in Prahran and will provide 20 per cent more car spaces for shoppers and retailers in the surrounding Chapel and Greville Street precincts.

    Cato Square is the $60+ million transformation of the old Cato Street car park in Prahran into over 9,000m2 of multifunctional urban parkland with underground car parking.

    The Cato Square project is one of the largest, most ambitious and exciting construction projects ever delivered in the City of Stonnington.

    When completed in 2019, Cato Square will provide urgently needed open space for passive recreation, events, festivals and markets in Prahran and will provide 20 per cent more car spaces for shoppers and retailers in the surrounding Chapel and Greville Street precincts.

  • Gardiner Park Redevelopment

    over 1 year ago
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    Gardiner Park is being redeveloped as part of Council’s commitment to provide high-quality facilities and open space for the community.

    The redevelopment will include:

    • The conversion of the existing natural turf sportsground within the park to a high quality all weather synthetic turf sportsground
    • Replacement of the existing floodlights with new floodlights that meet contemporary lighting standards for football (all codes) training
    • Replacement of the existing pavilion with a new pavilion in line with the provision standards and priorities in Council’s Pavilion Redevelopment Strategy
    • Upgrades of the existing playground, barbeque and picnic areas, and
    • Landscaping improvements... Continue reading

    Gardiner Park is being redeveloped as part of Council’s commitment to provide high-quality facilities and open space for the community.

    The redevelopment will include:

    • The conversion of the existing natural turf sportsground within the park to a high quality all weather synthetic turf sportsground
    • Replacement of the existing floodlights with new floodlights that meet contemporary lighting standards for football (all codes) training
    • Replacement of the existing pavilion with a new pavilion in line with the provision standards and priorities in Council’s Pavilion Redevelopment Strategy
    • Upgrades of the existing playground, barbeque and picnic areas, and
    • Landscaping improvements throughout the park.
  • Beatty Avenue Improvements

    6 months ago
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    Council has a strong commitment to improving the public realm and amenity within its many different shopping precincts. These improvements allow each shopping precinct’s individuality and local character to be expressed and enhanced within the public environment.

    In 2014, Council rebuilt the pavement at the corner of Beatty Avenue and Rose Street as part of its Shopping Precinct Improvement Program and provided more seating and greenery for residents, business owners and visitors to the area. These works have improved the safety and vibrancy of this busy intersection.

    Council has a strong commitment to improving the public realm and amenity within its many different shopping precincts. These improvements allow each shopping precinct’s individuality and local character to be expressed and enhanced within the public environment.

    In 2014, Council rebuilt the pavement at the corner of Beatty Avenue and Rose Street as part of its Shopping Precinct Improvement Program and provided more seating and greenery for residents, business owners and visitors to the area. These works have improved the safety and vibrancy of this busy intersection.