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Warburton Mountain Bike Destination – Environment Effects Statement (EES) 2021

Yarra Ranges Council has prepared an Environment Effects Statement (EES) for the Warburton Mountain Bike Destination Project. These studies supersede the documentation of 2019 (below).

EES

Environmental Effects Statement from
the Warburton Mountain Bike Destination Project – Released 20/11/2021

Executive Summary

Executive summary

Main Report

Chapter-1 Introduction
Chapter-2-Project Rationale
Chapter-3 Project Description
Chapter-4 Project Development and Alternatives
Chapter-5 Legislative framework
Chapter-6 Assessment Framework
Chapter-7 Communications and Engagement
Chapter-8 Biodiversity and Habitats
Chapter-9 Surface water groundwater and geotechnical hazards
Chapter-10 Cultural Heritage
Chapter-11 Land-use and Planning
Chapter-12 Socio-economic
Chapter-13 Transport
Chapter-14-Matters of National Environmental Significance
Chapter-15 Comparative evaluation of Trail 1 and Trails 45 to 47
Chapter-17 Conclusion
Chapter-18 References
Chapter-19 Glossary and abbreviations

Technical Assessments

Technical Appendix A-Biodiversity
Technical Appendix A-Part1-Intro-methods

Technical Appendix A-Part2-EC

Technical Appendix A-Part3-EC2
Technical Appendix A-Part4-Risk-Impact

Technical Appendix A-Part5-Refs-Appendices

Technical-Appendix-B Surface Water Groundwater and Geotechnical Hazards
Technical-Appendix-D Land-use and Planning
Technical-Appendix-C Cultural Heritage
Technical-Appendix-E Socio-economic
Technical-Appendix-F Transport

Attachments

Attachment-I-Map book
Attachment-II Alternatives Assessment Report
Attachment-II-A Developing Warburton as a World Class Mountain Bike Destination and Economic Feasilibility Study
Attachment-IV Biodiversity offset strategy
Attachment-III Stakeholder consultation report
Attachment-V-DRAFT Construction environment management plan
Attachment-VII Draft Planning Scheme Amendment
1. PSA Planning Report_211021._
2. PSA Explanatory Report_211021
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Draft Instruction Sheet_2110215.
Draft Clause 45_12s_211021
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Draft Clause 72_03s_211021
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Draft Clause 72_04s_211021

Yarra Ranges C198yran scoMap14 Exhibition
Yarra Ranges C198yran scoMap32 Exhibition
Yarra Ranges C198yran scoMap33 Exhibition
Yarra Ranges C198yran scoMap34 Exhibition
Yarra Ranges C198yran scoMap47 Exhibition
Yarra Ranges C198yran scoMap48 Exhibition

IMBA (International Mountain Bike Association)

Gold Level Criteria
IMBA-2017_EvaluationCriteria
2018 IMBA Ride Center Guide

Mountain Bike & Sports/Recreation  Documentation

(Walking & Bushwalking included)

Australian Mountain Bike Market Profile-Survey Data 2016
Australian-Sports-Participation-Rates – Roy Morgan-June-2021
Australian Sports–Activities-Participation-Rates-Among-Older-Australians- Roy Morgan March-2020
Mountain Biking in Australia: An Economic and Participation Analysis-Auscycling-March-2021
Active impacts The economic impacts of active recreation in Victoria – the Marsden Jacob Report 2018
Bushwalkings perennial popularity latest sportaus survey results – hikewest

General Yarra Ranges Council Documentation

Let’s talk about Warby Final Report
Yarra Ranges_advocacy_agenda_-_November_2017
Yarra Rangers_Gender Equity Action Plan
Yarra Ranges 10 year Long Term Plan
Yarra Ranges Draft Annual Budget 2018-19
Yarra Ranges draft-action-plan-2017-21-including-strategic-resource-plan
Yarra Ranges Equity Access Inclusion Strategy_2014_disability
Yarra Ranges Councillors Contact Details
Yarra-Ranges-Tourism-Partnership
Yarra Ranges Affordable Housing Background Report 2019
Yarra Ranges Council Housing_Strategy 2009
Yarra Ranges Statistics

Little Yarra Trail
Concept Design for Little Yarra Trail

Planning Scheme Documents
Yarra Ranges_Planning Scheme_Ordinance
YRC Municipal Strategic Statement – Planning Scheme

Post Code Population Stats 3799
https://postal-codes.cybo.com/australia/3799_warburton-victoria/

Risk Management

Health

Australian Sports injuries hospitalisation 2016-17 – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Australian Sports injuries 2011-12 – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Scientific Studies
MTB injuries – 14 year Study
injuries_cycling_hospital cost_and_osteoarthritis_australia
Press
Dave Mirra had brain trauma disease CTE when he died _ Sport _ The Guardian
CTE The Silent Killer – Singletrack
Spikes in Family Violence after Sporting Events – The Conversation
Brain Injuries in Mountain Biking – Are we doing enough?
Brain injuries in mountain biking are we doing enough-Pinkbike 2016
maydena-bike-park-safety-assurance-sought-after-biker-death

Fire Risk Documentation
Parks Victoria Fact Sheet on Closure of Parks on Code Red Days
Eastern-Metro-Regional-Strategic-Fire-Management-Plan
Major-Bushfires-in-Yarra-Ranges-Oct-2016
Roadside Vegetation Management for_Bushfire Risk
YWG-Community-Investigation-Final-Report-Bushfire-risks
Scenic Warburton Fire Risk among Highest in Victoria – ABC.net

Parks Victoria

Yarra Ranges National Management Plan
Visitor_guide_Yarra-Ranges-NP-Healesville-Area
Parks Victoria Fact Sheet on Closure of Parks on Code Red Days
Guide-to-Healthy-Parks-Healthy-People
Parks Victoria Public Land Mountain Bike Guidelines 2012

Gender Equality

Gender Equality Act 2020

Environment

Bright: compatibility of logging and mountain biking

Over Tourism

What is Overtourism?

Hunters

Bike Track Warning – Mountain Views Mail

Bendigo Bank (Upper Yarra Community Enterprise)

Upper Yarra Community-Enterprise Ltd Community Balance Sheet 2016-17

Funding Bodies

Eastern Metropolitan Partnership – State Government

Heritage

Cultural Heritage Management Plans
Conservation Management Plans
Biosis Cultural Heritage Assessment

Cement Creek Plantation – Redwoods

Cement Creek Plantation (Redwoods) Report – Victorian Heritage Database
National Trust Register of Significant Trees – Redwoods Cement Creek
National Trust Register of Significant Trees – Pinus Muricata
Yarra Ranges Heritage Study and Map – Cement Creek Plantation
Taking-action-to-stem-Redwood-Forest-crowding

Other Mountain Bike & Mountain Sport Destinations

Blue Derby
Problems in Derby – N.E.Advertiser 21 02 18
Notes Blue Derby MTB Forum
Notes MTB Forum Tasmanian government bike trail fears … _ Tasmanian Times
www.northeastbioregionalnetwork.org.au

Forrest

Forrest District Plan 2030

Neerim East
Trail Bike Trails for Neerim East

Step Position Paper on Mountain Biking Trails
(Community Based Environmental Conservation)
STEPs Track and Trail Position Paper

SOB – Save Our Bushlands
SOB_MountainBiking_Degradation

New Zealand

The-NZ-Cycleway-Market-Research-Report

Warburton Mountain Bike Destination – older documents:

December 2019 Documentation
Warburton_MTB_Destination_-_Economic_Impact_Assessment
Social_Impact_Assessment
Environmental_Risk_Assessment
Economic_Health_Benefits_Assessment
Biodiversity_Impact_Assessment_[DRAFT]
Air_Quality_Assessment
Bushfire_Management_Statement_and_Plan_[DRAFT]
Community_Engagement_Report_2019
Construction_Environment_Management_Plan_[DRAFT]_Version_8
Endorsed_Ecological_Protocols
Geotechnical_Risk_Assessment
Historic_Heritage_Survey_Report_[DRAFT] Hydrogeological_Assessment
Landscape_and_Visual_Impact_Assessment
Local_Movement_and_Transport_Report
Map_Book
Operations_Weed_and_Maintenance_Plan_[DRAFT]
Qualitative_Road_Traffic_Noise_Assessment
Surface_Water_and_Geotechnical_Assessment
Survey_of_the_Wingless_Donna_Buang_Stonefly
Trail_Network_Summary
Warburton_Timeline_[DRAFT] (1)

The Warburton Mountain Bike Feasibility Study 2013
Warburton MTB Destination Revised Economic Impact Final Report March 2018
WMBD – Risk Management Plan_updated
Biosis Report Flora and Fauna Assessment for Warburton MTB Feasibility
Building Better Regions Fund submitted application (Federal)
WMBD_Project_Management_Plan
Community Drop In Sessions June 2018
Community Engagement Service Review
WMBD Tender details and document list

Master Plan Maps 2018
Draft_wmtb_master_plan
Draft_wmtb_master_plan_-_mt_donna_buang
Draft_wmtb_master_plan_-_mt_tugwell_and_mt_little_joe

Trail Summary Maps 2018
Trail_summary_mt_tugwell
Trail_summary_donna_buang
Trail_summary_mt_little_joe