The Urban Forest Precinct Plans are the implementation guidelines that underpin our Urban Forest Strategy. The precinct plans outline what is going to be planted where, when and why over the next ten years. Fundamental to the success of these strategies is community participation. We want to hear your thoughts on the urban forest in your neighbourhood to help us plan our future forest.

The Urban Forest Precinct Plans are being renewed for each of our 10 urban forest precincts over the next four years. In 2023 we spoke to communities in East Melbourne, Central Business District (CBD), South Yarra and Carlton. Drafts of these plans will be available for comment mid-2024. The next communities we will be speaking to in 2024 will be Kensington, North and West Melbourne and Docklands.

You can have your say by filling out our survey or dropping a pin on the map below to highlight important areas in the urban forest.

Registration for upcoming workshops in Kensington, North and West Melbourne, and Docklands are now also open.

For questions, you can contact us at 9658 9658 or melbourneurbanforest@melbourne.vic.gov.au

    News

    Timeline

    • Timeline item 1 - complete

      Community consultation

      28 March to 30 June 2023

    • Timeline item 2 - complete

      East Melbourne consultation

      Workshop - East Melbourne Library, Saturday 11 March
      2023

    • Timeline item 3 - complete

      South Yarra consultation

      Workshop - St Martins Youth Arts, Saturday 1 April 2023

    • Timeline item 4 - complete

      Central city consultation

      Workshop - Zinc Fed Square, Saturday 29 April 2023

    • Timeline item 5 - complete

      Carlton consultation

      Workshop - Melbourne Museum, Saturday 13 May 2023

    • Timeline item 6 - complete

      Kensington consultation

      Workshop - Kensington Town Hall, Saturday 20 April

    • Timeline item 7 - active

      May 2024 Workshop - North Melbourne and West Melbourne

      North Melbourne and West Melbourne
      Saturday 11 May
      Jean McKendry Neighbourhood Centre
      10.00am-2.00pm

      Register now

    • Timeline item 8 - active

      June 2024 Workshop - Docklands

      Saturday 1 June
      Community Hub at the Dock, Multipurpose Room
      10.00am-2.00pm

      Register now

    • Timeline item 9 - incomplete

      Public feedback on draft plans for East Melbourne, South Yarra, Central City and Carlton

      July 2024

    • Timeline item 10 - incomplete

      Consultation for Parkville, Southbank and Fishermans Bend

      2025

    Project overview

    Find out more about the Plan the urban forest in your neighbourhood project.

    Share your thoughts on new tree planting locations

    Urban forest map

    Please drop some pins on the map, highlighting areas in the urban forest that are important to you for the following reasons:

    • natural (biodiversity/habitat)
    • social (places for meeting others, beautiful places, European heritage)
    • functional (cooling, recreation walking/jogging/cycling, wayfinding)
    • areas for improvement
    • other – let us know what you love about your urban forest.

    Contact us

    Have questions or want to learn more about the project?