Straight from the pooch’s mouth

20 Feb 2018
Liveable Places and Spaces

Manningham has a number of dog-friendly open spaces and invites the community to nominate their favourite. 

As part of its Top 5 Manningham series, launched earlier in the year, Council will be opening a poll for residents and their pooches to vote for their favourite dog park. 

Manningham Mayor Cr Andrew Conlon said Manningham had a lot of fantastic on and off-leash dog parks for residents and their four-legged friends that encourage everyone to get out and about.    

“One of the key themes in Council’s four-year plan is fostering healthy communities,” he said. 

“Dog parks provide a safe place for pets and their owners to gather for both exercising and socialising.” 

The poll is available on Council’s website and is open to everyone until 5.00pm, Monday 5 March, with results revealed shortly after.    

Earlier in the year, the community nominated Ruffey Lake Park in Victoria Street Doncaster East as the top playspace.

Its plentiful play equipment, picturesque scenery and safe walking tracks were some of the many reasons it was voted in at the top spot.    

Wombat Bend in Lower Templestowe, Currawong Bush Park in Doncaster East, Federation Playground at Warrandyte River Reserve and Manna Gum Playground in Doncaster East rounded up the top five play spaces in Manningham. 

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