Natural Areas Generic Plan of Management

Submissions closed on 29 September 2019, 11:59 PM

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The City of Ryde is home to unique natural areas that consist of bushland, escarpments, foreshores, watercourses and wetlands. We are currently developing a Generic Plan of Management for these natural areas. It will apply to all parks and reserves with natural areas that are not covered by an individual Plan of Management.

The purpose of this Plan is to propose strategies to protect and guide the future management and maintenance of these natural areas across our City.

We would like to hear how you currently use these natural areas, what you value most about them and how you would like to see them improved and managed now and into the future. Your feedback will be used to inform the development of the Natural Areas Generic Plan of Management.


You can Have Your Say on the Natural Areas Generic Plan of Management in several ways including online or at one of our community events.

Complete the Online Survey

Complete the online survey here. The survey will be open from Tuesday 13 August to Sunday 29 September 2019. If you are unable to fill in this survey, please contact Council's Customer Service team on 9952 8222 who will assist you over the phone.

Community Drop-in Sessions

You’re invited to meet with the project team to discuss the Natural Areas Generic Plan of Management and ask any questions you may have.

When   Wednesday 4 September
Time     Anytime between 3.00pm-5.00pm
Where  Portius Park, enter at the end of Fox's Road, East Ryde
When   Saturday 7 September 2019
Time     Anytime between 10.00am-12noon
Where   Darvall Park, opposite Chatham Road, Denistone
When   Saturday 7 September 2019
Time     Anytime between 2.00pm-4.00pm
Where  Santa Rosa Park, 255 Quarry Road, Ryde, behind the Scout Hall

For further information on the Natural Areas Generic Plan of Management, please call our Customer Service Centre on 9952 8222.