Harris and Cowper Street redevelopment

Consultation has concluded. Thank you for all your valueable feedback and submissions.

September 2020: Consultation for the Harris and Cowper Street redevelopment project has now concluded. Thank you for all your feedback received. Please click on the link to the right to read and upload the Community Engagement Update and Consultation Summary.

Maribyrnong City Council is excited to announce proposed redevelopment works to Harris Street and Cowper Street in Footscray.

The refurbishment will provide numerous benefits to the entire community by creating shared open green spaces for locals to enjoy, as well as improving safety and accessibility to the area for all road users.

For more information about the projects, please watch the video below or download the brochure from the Document Library.


How to have your say:

Cowper Street
Harris Street
Community feedback will be used to help inform and share the final design of the refurbishment of Cowper Street and the surrounding area.

Please submit feedback using the tab below and click on the tab below to register for a scheduled online information session.

Scheduled online community information sessions:

For residents and community members, please register using the tab below:

Thursday 16 July, 6pm

Saturday 18 July, 10am

For businesses, please register using the tab below:

Saturday 11 July, 10am

Tuesday 21st July, 9:30am

For sporting clubs, please register using the tab below:

Tuesday 14th July, 6pm


You are welcome to submit a written submission regarding the proposed closure of Harris Street between Hyde Street and Cowper Street, to the Manager of Engineering Services before the 29th of July 2020.

Submissions must be addressed to the Manager of Engineering Services, Maribyrnong City Council via email to governance@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au or via post to PO Box 58 Footscray 3011, or delivered to the Municipal Offices, Cnr of Hyde and Napier Street, Footscray.

Any person who sends a written submission can have their submission heard by Council in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989. Any request to be heard must be clearly stated within the written submission.

Hearing of submissions is to occur on 4 August 2020 at 5:30pm.

Submission Period: 1 July 2020 - 29 July 2020

Visit the website for more information about submissions.

Community consultation for the Cowper Street project and submissions for the Harris Street proposal close at 5pm on 29 July 2020.

Please find further information and illustrations for you to view in the Document Library.

You are welcome to submit any feedback you have about Cowper Street using the tab below


September 2020: Consultation for the Harris and Cowper Street redevelopment project has now concluded. Thank you for all your feedback received. Please click on the link to the right to read and upload the Community Engagement Update and Consultation Summary.

Maribyrnong City Council is excited to announce proposed redevelopment works to Harris Street and Cowper Street in Footscray.

The refurbishment will provide numerous benefits to the entire community by creating shared open green spaces for locals to enjoy, as well as improving safety and accessibility to the area for all road users.

For more information about the projects, please watch the video below or download the brochure from the Document Library.


How to have your say:

Cowper Street
Harris Street
Community feedback will be used to help inform and share the final design of the refurbishment of Cowper Street and the surrounding area.

Please submit feedback using the tab below and click on the tab below to register for a scheduled online information session.

Scheduled online community information sessions:

For residents and community members, please register using the tab below:

Thursday 16 July, 6pm

Saturday 18 July, 10am

For businesses, please register using the tab below:

Saturday 11 July, 10am

Tuesday 21st July, 9:30am

For sporting clubs, please register using the tab below:

Tuesday 14th July, 6pm


You are welcome to submit a written submission regarding the proposed closure of Harris Street between Hyde Street and Cowper Street, to the Manager of Engineering Services before the 29th of July 2020.

Submissions must be addressed to the Manager of Engineering Services, Maribyrnong City Council via email to governance@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au or via post to PO Box 58 Footscray 3011, or delivered to the Municipal Offices, Cnr of Hyde and Napier Street, Footscray.

Any person who sends a written submission can have their submission heard by Council in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989. Any request to be heard must be clearly stated within the written submission.

Hearing of submissions is to occur on 4 August 2020 at 5:30pm.

Submission Period: 1 July 2020 - 29 July 2020

Visit the website for more information about submissions.

Community consultation for the Cowper Street project and submissions for the Harris Street proposal close at 5pm on 29 July 2020.

Please find further information and illustrations for you to view in the Document Library.

You are welcome to submit any feedback you have about Cowper Street using the tab below