Alpine Better Places Harrietville

The Alpine Better Places Harrietville project will deliver detailed concept plans for the township that illustrate, estimate and prioritise township improvement works.

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Council is working with the Harrietville community to prepare plans which illustrate, cost and prioritise:

  • Improved streetscapes, including wayfinding signage, paths, tracks and trails to better connect the town’s assets and facilities, integrated landscape treatments and improved parking options.
  • Improved open space reserves, including upgraded and additional facilities and amenities.

December 2021 update:

The final concept designs for the Alpine Better Places Harrietville Project have been adopted by Council.

Thank you to everyone who has had their say on the draft plans and helped us shape a design that is unique to your township!

In response to the most recent round of community feedback, the plans have been adjusted slightly.

The log cart will be retained, some paths will be widened and additional parking and bike racks have been added to the Tavare and Pioneer parks precinct.

Council has prioritised delivery of key identified components within the overall project based on community feedback.

Tronoh Dredge Hole Carpark has been identified as the first priority, followed by Pioneer and Tavare parks and Harrietville Community Hall.

The final designs are a fantastic example of what can be achieved when Council and the community work together towards a common goal.

We have listened to the community every step of the way, and we’re proud to say the final designs reflect what makes Harrietville such a special place.

Council will now pursue funding opportunities to bring the plans to reality.

When funding is secured the project elements will move to the detailed design phase. 

In this phase all elements will be approved by technical specialists to ensure they meet safety and practical requirements.


October 2021 update:

The final concept plans for Alpine Better Places Harrietville are available for final community feedback prior to council endorsement. The 28 day community submission period will be from 14 October 2021 - 12 November 2021

The Harrietville plans were developed to focus on three key areas identified by the community in the phase one consultation: 

  • Tavare and Pioneer parks
  • Tronoh Dredge Carpark
  • Harrietville Community Hall

Based on community feedback, the proposed staging for the delivery of the discrete components of the project is: 

  1. Tronoh Dredge Hole Carpark 
  2. Pioneer Park and Tavare Park
  3. Harrietville Community Hall 
  4. Feathertop Track Footpath

Thank you to everyone who attended our community sessions, your feedback is important to the final project.

  • Have your say on the plans by Friday, 12 November by calling 5755 0555 or send your feedback to submissions@alpineshire.vic.gov.au or via mail to Alpine Shire Council, PO Box 139, Bright VIC 3741.

July 2021 update:

The final concept plans for Alpine Better Places Harrietville are available for community feedback.

Thank you to everyone who attended our community sessions, your feedback is important to the final project.

Have your say on the plans by Wednesday, 18 August by sending your feedback to submissions@alpineshire.vic.gov.au or via mail to:

Alpine Shire Council

PO Box 139

Bright VIC 3741


June 2021 update:

Residents are invited see an overview on the latest detailed concept designs of Alpine Better Places Harrietville, at an upcoming community information session.

Choose from a lunch or evening session to see the latest plans explained by the project team, ask any questions and provide your feedback

Wednesday, 14 July 2021 | Harrietville Hall

Lunch session | 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Evening session | 7pm - 8pm 

If you are unable to attend on the day, the sessions will be recorded and available to view on our YouTube channel and website in the days following, and plans will be available to view on our website.

A two-week public consultation period will follow from the sessions to ensure everyone has the chance to have their say on the latest plans. 


February 2021 update:

Project consultants MDG Landscape Architecture have prepared draft detailed concept plans for Alpine Better Places Harrietville.

Residents were invited to a community information session to learn more about the project, which aims to revitalise and connect central township and recreation spaces.

A public consultation phase is now underway to ensure everyone has the chance to have their say on the draft plans. 

Please submit your feedback to submissions@alpineshire.vic.gov.au by Wednesday, 10 March 2021.


August 2020 update:

On Wednesday, 16 July, Harrietville community members were invited to have their say on the draft concept plans during a webinar hosted by project consultants MDG Landscape Architecture. 

The presentation walked participants through the site analysis of the subject area, the opportunities identified and potential projects for community discussion and feedback.

MDG have collated the feedback from the July webinar and subsequent community engagment.

Where to from here?

Site feature surveys will be undertaken, then draft detailed concept plans will be prepared by MDG to propose the aesthetic direction and functional outcomes of the selected project areas.

This information will then be reviewed with the community once complete, to seek further comments and support prior to finalising.

 

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