Moe project snapshot

The status:

– The rail precinct master plan was adopted by council in 2009 and a concept design was launched in 2011.

– Some aspects of the project have already been constructed including new toilets and a clock-tower.

– Work to place power lines underground is underway.

– Detailed designs and drawings for the rest of the project have been completed in preparation for the tender process.

– A review launched in December 2012 has prevented the project from progressing further. It is due to be finished on 25 March.

Features of the revamp:

– New two-storey public building including library, meeting rooms and cafe.

– Youth precinct including skate park.

– A link to the Yallourn rail trail.

– Picnic and barbecue areas.

– Bus interchange.

Design changes between 2009 and 2011:

– A proposed pavilion in the master plan has been replaced with a public toilet and bus shelter which have already been delivered.

– The civic hub building has been moved slightly to the east to better connect with Moore Street.

– The commercial area to the east is now a ‘pocket park’ incorporating public lawn and connection to a rooftop garden.

– Incorporation of the playground, barbecue facilities and linear park into the previously shown public open space area.

– The skate park and active space area is now part of a youth precinct which is designed to include space for rollerblading, basketball, events, seating, art and grassed areas.

– Public parking in the east has been moved further east, allowing more space for the playground, linear park and youth precinct.

– A proposed footbridge from the civic plaza to the train station has been removed.