Help Shape the Future of the Mansfield Station Precinct
Published on 26 May 2023
Mansfield Shire Council is calling all community members to take part in the review of the Mansfield Station Precinct Masterplan.
Have your say on Engage Mansfield where you can share your ideas, provide feedback, and suggest enhancements to the current plan.
Mayor Cr James Tehan said this historic precinct forms a key gateway to the Mansfield township for visitors and acts as an important community meeting space for events and activities associated with the Rail Trail and Mullum wetlands.
“I encourage all community members to review and have their say on this masterplan,” he said.
“Council has been working closely with Station Precinct stakeholders including the Mansfield Historical Society and the Gadhaba Local Aboriginal Network to deliver key components of the existing masterplan through the creation of the Mansfield Heritage Museum and Gadhaba Gathering Place”.
“We will be expanding the existing Masterplan to include the area up to Withers Lane and look forward hearing from and engaging with local residents and visitors to help us further enhance and build a public space that reflects the creativity, energy and aspirations of our community.”
To facilitate the activation of the heritage Goods Shed and provide opportunities for community or commercial use of this space, Council is also proposing to enter into a licence with the Mansfield Historical Society to use the Fertiliser Shed for storage of historical items, many of which are currently located in the Goods Shed.
“Council will be hosting public meetings and site walks to bring the community together and explore possibilities in person,” added Mayor Tehan.
The next site walk will take place on Tuesday 13 June between 3-4pm, starting from the Visitor Information Centre. Following this Council will also host an online information session on Tuesday 13 June between 6-7pm, which community members are invited to attend.
Contribute to the future of the Mansfield Station Precinct by visiting engage.mansfield.vic.gov.au