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The City of Stonnington Draft Council Plan 2017–2021 and Draft Budget 2017/18 have been prepared and are now on public exhibition for community comment until 12 May 2017.

The City of Stonnington’s Council Plan 2017–2021 articulates Council’s vision, goals and strategic actions that guide decision-making over a four-year term. The Council Plan is a collaborative effort involving Councillors, the organisation and our community. Find out more.

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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. Find out more.


Sports floor1_300x200.pngIn 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. Find out more. 

Compressed.jpg 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. Find Out More.

Greville Design_Cropped.jpg On the 3 April 2017, Council resolved to implement modifications to Greville, King and Porter Streets, Prahran. These works will create a better environment for the local community and visitors to the precinct. Find out more. 

Connect_Compressed.jpg Council has begun the process to review and update the Sustainable Environment Strategy 2013-2017.

To develop the new Sustainable Environment Strategy, Council will seek input from the Stonnington community on environmental priorities and issues of interest. Find out more.

Connect V2.jpgA thriving urban forest helps to support the key pillars of Community, Environment, Liveability and Prosperity that guide the vision, direction and provision of Council services. Council Plan 2013-2017

The importance of the urban forest to a City's liveability, environment and prosperity is widely recognised. Trees and green spaces play an important role in the physical and mental wellbeing of community and are an essential element of any city. The City of Stonnington is fortunate to have a diverse and mature urban forest that underpins the character and amenity of the area. Find Out More.

Council is now preparing to develop a new Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan (2017-2021). The Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan is a key strategic planning tool that aims to maintain and improve public health and wellbeing at a local community level.

As part of the process of developing the next four year plan, Council would like your opinion regarding what you think can be done by Council to protect and improve your health, and what the priority health areas are for Stonnington residents. Find out more.  



Planning Glenferrie High_Compressed.jpg At a Meeting held on 30 November 2015 Council adopted the final Structure Plan for the Glenferrie Rd and High St Activity Centre and resolved to prepare draft planning controls for the purpose of a Planning Scheme Amendment. The draft planning controls begin the process of implementing the vision of the Structure Plan.

Find out more.

Gardiner Park

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

The read more about what the redevelopment will include on Connect Stonnington. Find out more.