Abbotsford Primary School is one of more than 30 schools, TAFEs or universities in Yarra.


Abbotsford Primary School is located the Abbotsford LAPM 13 neighbourhood.

Image credit: Apple Maps


When the school was last open in 2020, the lack of space allocated to people became very apparent.

Image credit: Troy Parsons
Physical distancing?  Impossible. Image credit: Troy Parsons


One solution is to create more open space at the school entrance. For example, converting several bays into space for standing and greeting.

Image credit: Tepi Mclaughlin


Here is an example outside Brunswick North Primary School:

Extra space outside Brunswick North Primary School. Image credit: Google Maps.

Removal of crossing guard

In February 2023 council removed a crossing guard, owing to reductions in funding support from the state government. Local resident (and Streets Alive Yarra Vice President) Troy Parsons appeared on ABC Radio Melbourne:

Audio credit: ABC Radio Melbourne 27th February 2023

How you can help

You can help by appearing on the Streets Alive Yarra website as a champion for your local street, neighbourhood, or school.

Let’s build a beautiful, liveable and accessible city