Coogee Community Garden

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Background

The City of Cockburn received a request from Coogee Community Garden WA to create a community garden at Rotary Park (King Street, Coogee).

The project would be funded, managed and maintained by the Coogee Community Garden WA. It is envisaged the garden would be open for everyone in the community to enjoy together and could have the potential to share the history of the early market gardener families of the area. The ability to grow and collect produce would be open to members of the Coogee Community Garden WA group.

It was proposed the garden would be located on the northern side of King Street (Coogee), opposite the Ellement Parade intersection.

The Group developed a draft concept design to provide an idea of what the garden could look like and how it might be expanded into the future. View the Concept Design.

In 2019, the City invited the community to have their say on the proposal put forward by Coogee Community Garden WA.


You Said

65 responses were collected over the 35 day comment period throughout November and December 2019. Here is a snapshot of what you said:

  • Do you support the proposed garden? 91% - Yes, 8% - No, 1% - Unsure
  • If you support the proposal, would you change anything about the design? 14% - Yes, 86% - No


Outcome Summary

In light of the feedback received, Coogee Community Garden WA has revised the garden design and provided clarification on the queries raised during the public comment period.

  • Click here to view the final design
  • Click here to view a summary of the responses to design queries or concerns

Following community consultation, the City of Cockburn has provided in principle support for the proposal and concept design. The next step will be to establish a license agreement with Coogee Community Garden WA. This agreement is required prior to the garden proceeding.

Once a license agreement is in place, delivery and management of the garden will be carried out by Coogee Community Garden WA.


Want to Know More?

  • Read the FAQ
  • Contact the City of Cockburn on 08 9411 3444 or customer@cockburn.wa.gov.au
  • For more information on the Garden or how to be involved please contact Coogee Community Garden WA on coogeegardenwa@gmail.com



Background

The City of Cockburn received a request from Coogee Community Garden WA to create a community garden at Rotary Park (King Street, Coogee).

The project would be funded, managed and maintained by the Coogee Community Garden WA. It is envisaged the garden would be open for everyone in the community to enjoy together and could have the potential to share the history of the early market gardener families of the area. The ability to grow and collect produce would be open to members of the Coogee Community Garden WA group.

It was proposed the garden would be located on the northern side of King Street (Coogee), opposite the Ellement Parade intersection.

The Group developed a draft concept design to provide an idea of what the garden could look like and how it might be expanded into the future. View the Concept Design.

In 2019, the City invited the community to have their say on the proposal put forward by Coogee Community Garden WA.


You Said

65 responses were collected over the 35 day comment period throughout November and December 2019. Here is a snapshot of what you said:

  • Do you support the proposed garden? 91% - Yes, 8% - No, 1% - Unsure
  • If you support the proposal, would you change anything about the design? 14% - Yes, 86% - No


Outcome Summary

In light of the feedback received, Coogee Community Garden WA has revised the garden design and provided clarification on the queries raised during the public comment period.

  • Click here to view the final design
  • Click here to view a summary of the responses to design queries or concerns

Following community consultation, the City of Cockburn has provided in principle support for the proposal and concept design. The next step will be to establish a license agreement with Coogee Community Garden WA. This agreement is required prior to the garden proceeding.

Once a license agreement is in place, delivery and management of the garden will be carried out by Coogee Community Garden WA.


Want to Know More?

  • Read the FAQ
  • Contact the City of Cockburn on 08 9411 3444 or customer@cockburn.wa.gov.au
  • For more information on the Garden or how to be involved please contact Coogee Community Garden WA on coogeegardenwa@gmail.com


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Consultation has concluded