How did we get here? A recent timeline of Debney’s Park

Debney’s Park has an extensive and unusual history: tannery, tip, river bank, open space.

In the last decade, it has seen further reductions and improvements – and now it faces an uncertain future.

This timeline tracks these recent events in the life of Flemington’s largest and most important park.

Fact-checking figures in Flemington

Moonee Valley Council has published various population projections for Flemington to justify its funding pitch for a $40m community hub at Debney’s Park.

Not all of the figures appear to be reasonable projections or statements based on the evidence available.