Key points

  • We invited you to give feedback on the Draft Emerald Lake Precinct Strategic Plan 2020-2030.
  • Feedback closed on Sunday 10 November, 2019.

About this consultation

  • We invited you to provide feedback on the draft Emerald Lake Precinct Strategic Plan 2020-2030.
  • The draft Strategic Plan includes an overview of the strategic direction for the precinct, which will guide activities, maintenance, promotion and improvements for Emerald Lake Park and Nobelius Heritage Park.
  • The draft plan was developed with assistance from the community, who, in 2018, identified their vision for the precinct and the ways in which it could be improved for the future.

About the Emerald Lake Precinct

Emerald Lake Park covers an area of roughly 52 hectares and features Lake Treganowan and Lake Nobelius, as well as gardens and natural bushland. It has around 10 kilometres of walking trails, paddleboats, fishing, picnic tables and barbecues, a wading pool open during summer, two playgrounds, a model railway, amphitheatres and shelters that can be booked by the community It is also one of the key destination points for the Puffing Billy Railway.

Nobelius Heritage Park is a heritage site of state cultural significance, covering an area of four and a half hectares. It was once the largest nursery in southern hemisphere, started in 1886 by Swedish immigrant Carl Axel Nobelius and still has specimens once stocked by the nursery.

The Emerald Museum is based on the site of Nobelius Heritage Park and tells the story of the environmental, social and economic history post European settlement in the Emerald region.

View the draft plan

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Thank you for submitting your feedback on the Draft Emerald Lake Precinct Strategic Plan

How we will use your feedback

All information collected will be used to understand the community’s preferences and to inform the final Emerald Lake Precinct Strategic Plan 2020-2030.