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About the park

We are working with Parks Victoria to upgrade facilities at Wattle Park in Burwood.

The work will include an all-abilities nature play space and a shared walking and running track that will encourage local communities and visitors to enjoy social and healthy outdoor activities.

Yellow wattle flowers hanging off a tree

Where is the park located?

Wattle Park is in Burwood, about 15 kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD.

wattle park map

When can I visit the park?

You can visit Wattle Park now. New park areas and facilities will open from Spring of 2022.


  1. Government commitment to create a ring of parkland around Melbourne

    November 2018

  2. Planning phase


  3. Community consultation - Stage 1

    Late 2020

  4. Community consultation - Stage 2

    June - July 2021

  5. Walking and running track

    Late 2022

  6. Playscape

    Early 2023

Parks Victoria is managing the project. We are working with key partners, stakeholders and the community.

Want to get involved?

Community consultation is currently closed.

Visit Engage Victoria's website to get involved or register for updates at engage@parks.vic.gov.au

More information

For a fact sheet, contact the Suburban Parks Program team.

Page last updated: 01/03/24