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  • Council maintains about 739 kilometres of footpaths around Cardinia Shire.
  • To report an issue with a footpath please use the online service request form below, or call 1300 787 624.  

2023-24 Footpath program 

Cardinia Shire Council is constructing 11 new footpaths across the shire, as part of the 2023-2024 Footpath program. 

These new footpaths will connect local communities and missing footpath links in established townships. 

Over 16kms of concrete and gravel paths will be installed on: 

  • Henry Road, Pakenham 
  • Heritage Boulevard, Pakenham 
  • Princes Highway, north side, (behind 76 Ebony Drive), Pakenham 
  • Army Road, corner of Baltessa Road, Pakenham 
  • Bailey Road, Corner Garden Road, Cockatoo 
  • Belgrave Gembrook Road, Avonsleigh 
  • Fairway Road corner Macclesfield Road, Avonsleigh 
  • Wellington Road, Clematis 
  • Brunt Road, Beaconsfield 
  • Main Street, Garfield 
  • McDonalds Track, Lang Lang 

Additional footpath projects are currently being undertaken in council-managed parks and reserves and new paths are provided by developers in the urban growth corridor. 

Works will be completed between November 2023 and June 2024. 


2022-23 Footpath program 

As part of the 2022-2023 Footpath program, a total of over 3kms of concrete and gravel paths were be installed on: 

  • Tynong Road, Tynong 
  • Gembrook Road, Gembrook 
  • Margaret Road, Avonsleigh 
  • Fieldstone Boulevard, Beaconsfield 
  • Sailsbury Street, Lang Lang 

The quickest way to report the problem is by using the online form below.

Please include the following information:

  • The name of the road where the footpath is located 
  • The street number or landmark nearest to the issue 
  • What the issue is with the footpath 
  • Upload a photo of the issue if possible.