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Norris Bank Reserve Master Plan

Norris Bank Reserve is a 10.3 hectare open space in Bundoora, located on the north bank of Darebin Creek approximately 500m West of Plenty Road and within walking distance of the Bundoora Shops.

In October 2017, we adopted a master plan for Norris Bank Reserve which outlines a number of objectives and actions that will see Norris Bank Reserve upgraded and improved going into the future.


Key objectives of the master plan:

  1. Create a regional open space for all ages and abilities
  2. Promote and facilitate social community use and events
  3. Encourage and support informal active recreation
  4. Protect and enhance the ecological and cultural landscape
  5. Establish a safe and well maintained reserve

You can download a copy of the master plan below.

Project Update

Stage 1

A new dedicated dog off leash area was established in 2018. This incorporates a drink fountain with integrated dog bowls, litter bins, bench seat and new fencing

Stage 2

Construction of a major community play space will commence mid 2019. This will incorporate upgraded picnic facilities, water play, A beginner’s skate/ scooter loop and an accessible Changing Places toilet facility.

Future stages

  • Upgrade of the youth space including a refurbishment of the basketball court with upgrade to seating
  • 1km walking/ running route with distance markers every 100m
  • Upgrade to the bocce courts

Contact us 

For further information, phone Council on 9401 0587 or email