insideEDGE has been appointed to work with the seven local government areas of the Melbourne East to deliver a strategic framework for the planning of sport and recreation facilities and shared trails across the Eastern Region.
The Melbourne East Region incorporates the seven Local Government Areas of Maroondah City Council, Knox City Council, Shire of Yarra Ranges, City of Monash, City of Whitehorse, Manningham City Council and the City of Boroondara.
These LGA's are being supported by the Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure (DTPLI) and Regional Development Australia to develop the Melbourne East Regional Sport and Recreation Strategy.
Led by Gavin Jordan, the Strategy will aim to increase participation in sport and recreation activities, provide facilities that can accommodate future demand and provide increased opportunities to bid for and host regional, state and national sporting events resulting in economic benefits to communities.
The project will be delivered in 7 Stages with completion anticipated by the end of 2015.