Hire a park

 

Moira Shire Council provides and maintains a number of public parks, reserves, and playgrounds across the municipality that can be used for activities and events.

If you would like to hire a Council Park, please complete the application form below

Amenities and equipment vary from site to site and can include playgrounds, seating, tables, and shelters, public toilets, BBQ's, walking tracks and other public facilities.

Below is a list of Council Parks in each town. 

Cobram

Federation Park

 

Federation Park Cobram shares its location with a number of free attractions, making the park super special and guaranteed to have something for everyone.

Bring the kids down, have a blast trying out the Cobram Community Skate Park, wander through the Historic Cobram Log Cabin, and read about its history.

Other features of the park include the V/line Bus station, great parking for caravans, an automatic public toilet and the rotunda with BBQ area thanks to the Lions Club of Cobram.

Punt Road

  • Skate Park
  • Log Cabin attraction
  • BBQ
  • Table & seats
  • Park benches
  • V/Line bus station
  • Caravan parking
  • Automatic public toilet
  • Rotunda
  • Access to power*

Kennedy Park & Thompsons Beach

 

 

Kennedy Park and one of Australia’s largest inland beach, Thompson’s Beach is located only a few minutes’ drive from the centre of Cobram. Shaded by magnificent towering river red gums and floodlit in the evenings, Kennedy Park and Thompson’s Beach is popular for weddings, receptions and other events. Facilities include BBQs, playground and public toilets. There is also a boat ramp where you can launch your boat or jet ski into the Murray river.

Rockarama Road

  • BBQ
  • Table & seats
  • Park benches
  • public toilet
  • Rotunda
  • Access to power*

Mivo Park

 

Mivo Park is ideally located close to the centre of town, with large shady trees, lush green grass, shaded and unshaded seating. It also offers securely fenced and shaded children’s play area that includes slides, tunnels, a fireman's pole, flying fox, a balance beam and more.

The picturesque Don Campbell Rose Garden is also within a well-maintained public park in the centre of Cobram.

 

Punt Road

  • Secure Playground
  • BBQ
  • Accessible Public toilets
  • Rose garden
  • Shade structures
  • Tables & seats

 

Nathalia

Nathalia Apex Park

 

Apex Park located on the banks of the Broken Creek, with large shaded trees, seating and tables spread throughout the lush green grass area. The park includes a shaded playground for the kids and clean toilet facilities and a dump point for visiting RV’s

Weir St

  • BBQ shelter
  • Table & seats
  • Park Benches
  • Dump point

Nathalia Anniversary Park

 

The Nathalia and District Lions Park (also known as the town's water tower park) has a lot more to offer then first meets the eye. The park has a monument dedicated to 'The Sleeper Cutter’, which commemorates the skill, strength and bush craft of the broad-axe sleeper cutter of the Barmah Forest and District. The park also displays Nathalia and District Lions Club Member 'In Memory Of' plaques and an 'Australia Remembers - In Honour of' plaque and boulder dedicated to the men and women who served Australia in time of conflict during World War II. Known for housing the town's water tower, the park also has an information board, public toilets, four separate seating areas, plenty of trees for shade and parking for large vehicles and trucks. To top it off right opposite the park is the Parks Victoria Nathalia Office, Library and the Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre and Visitor Information Centre.

Blake Street

  • Public Toilets
  • Park Benches
  • Table & Seats
  • Caravan/truck parking

Uncle Bobs Park

 

Uncle Bob's Park, Nathalia, is located over the Cemetery Bridge heading east. It offers a great place for families to relax and enjoy a BBQ lunch or just a quiet getaway from the centre of town. An all abilities fishing platform was erected in 2017, allowing everyone to get up and close with the Broken Creek. A toilet block and a fenced children's playground are also on site. It offers a great grassed area with ample parking.

Pearce Street

  • BBQ shelter
  • All abilities fishing platform
  • Public Toilets
  • Playground

 

Numurkah

Boulevard Park

 

On the banks of the Broken Creek is where you will find Boulevard Park as it follows the creek to the show grounds. On the western end, there is a Skate park to test your skills.

Tunnock Road

  • Ample Parking
  • Walking track

Louis Hamon Park

 

Louis Hamon Rose Gardens located by the Broken Creek. These beautiful gardens are well maintained and the coloured water fountain provides a stunning outlook, especially at night time.

Melville street

  • Rotunda
  • Water fountain feature
  • Rose Garden

 

Newman Square

 

Newman square is right in the heart of Numurkah, offering a large undercover gazebo surrounded by lush green grass with toilets close by.

Melville Street

  • Large Rotunda
  • Public toilets
  • Access to power*
  • Tables & Seats

Rotary Park (Train Park)

 

Rotary Park fondly called “The Train Park" is on the south west edge of town along the banks of the Boosey Creek. The park includes the Apex memorial wall, numerous vintage tractors and train, a BBQ and shelter

Melville Street

  • BBQ shelter
  • Table & seats
  • Park Benches
  • Vintage train and tractors.

Yarrawonga

Frank Keenan Reserve

(Yarrawonga Yacht Club)

The Frank Keenan reserve is a very popular spot for weddings, as it has a great outlook over Lake Mulwala. It has toilets, undercover BBQ areas, children’s play equipment all surrounded by lush green open space. With Chinaman’s, Island only a short walk away along the walking track.

River Road

  • BBQ
  • Public Toilets
  • Playground
  • Clubroom and power available for Hire**

Hamon Park

 

Hamon Park is a quiet little park on the edge of town. The park has toilets, a BBQ shelter and children’s play area plenty of parking and lots of shade. Ideally suited for small gatherings.

Ely Street

  • BBQ
  • Public Toilets
  • Playground

Kennedy Park

 

Kennedy Park ideally located only a block away from both the main street and the foreshore. The park offers the perfect place to hold markets and fundraisers as well as outside social gatherings. There is a secure fully fenced children’s play area and public toilets with park benches scattered around the park.

Lynch Street

  • BBQ
  • Public Toilets
  • Secure Playground
  • Ample parking
  • Access to power*

Rowing Club

 

The Yarrawonga Rowing Club reserve is another popular venue for weddings as the grounds look out over Lake Mulwala. The Rowing Club Rooms are available for hire through the local rowing club.

Botts Road

  • Ample parking
  • Clubroom and power available for Hire**

 

Yarrawonga Foreshore &

WJ Ryan Reserve

 

The Yarrawonga Foreshore and WJ Reserve located on the banks of Lake Mulwala is a popular location for markets and festivals. The foreshore offers a summer splash park, an undercover playground, rotunda, kiosk and toilets, grassy areas. With plenty of shade on those hot days, a skate park and a walking track that continues around the lake

 

Hunt Street

  • BBQ
  • Shade Structures
  • Accessible Public Toilets
  • Walking track
  • Skate Park
  • Splash pool
  • Playground
  • Swimming Pool (not supervised / no lifeguards on duty)
  • Rotunda
  • Park Benches
  • Table & seats
  • Access to power*

 

Note: *Power Available – Conditions apply, contact Council for further information

             **Clubroom and power available to hire, contact Council for further information      

Hire fees: Risk Fee Electricity

Private Functions

High

$56 per day,

 $11 per day

Community Group

No Fee

 

 $11 per day

Schools & School Support Groups, Church or Sporting Body

High

$56 per day

 $11 per day

Commercial Enterprise

Medium

$56 per day

 $22 per day

 

High

$111 per day

 

Security Bond

Medium

$250

 

 

High

$500*

 

 

Security Bond:

A fully refundable security bond is payable for all medium or high risk events, prior to the event taking place. Bonds will be invoiced along with any fees payable on the receipt of your application. Security bonds are fully refundable at the conclusion of the event once a post event inspection has been carried out by Council and is found satisfactory and paid via EFT transfer.

* The final fees and the amount of security bond payable may vary and exceed the amounts shown depending on the specific event circumstances at Council's discretion based on the level of risk to public property. Major events and events that require exclusive use are likely to attract higher fees and security bond.

Definitions

 

Structures

Structure that requires staking, such as shade sails, tents, jumping castles, play and ride equipment etc.

Community Group

Register Services Club, Emergency Services, Other Government Agencies, Charities, Community Groups, Tourism Boards, Chambers of Commerce, Development Committees, etc.

Incorporated Groups

Those groups registered as an incorporated association such as sporting clubs and others.

Low Risk

Events that do not involve any significant crowds, staked structures, vehicle access or any significant risk to public property or safety.

Medium Risk

Events designed to attract participants & crowds <200, involve staked structures, vehicle access or any significant risk to public property and safety.

High Risk

Events designed to attract participants & crowds >200 and involve staked structures, vehicle access or any significant risk to public property and safety.

Major Event

Major events and events that require exclusive use are likely to attract higher fees and security bond. Major events designed to attract larger crowds and include staked structures, road closures, Place of Public Entertainment permits (PoPE), vehicle access or any significant risk to public property and safety.

 

For further definitions and explanations, please see councils schedule of fees here

If you would like to hold an event in one of Council parks, please complete a hire of park application or contact Council on (03) 5871 9222.