Hassell a former Albion Explosives Factory location is being developed for housing and business uses more than the next ten years. The system of parks and open spaces now under construction at Cairnlea is one of the biggest of any new development in Melbourne. With some 132 hectares, they constitute nearly 30% of the total site area. The lakes and wetlands provide over 16 hectares of new habitation for waterbirds, fish and other fauna. It also preserves water for the irrigation system for local parks within the development, reduction the consumption of mains water and guarantees the sustainable green parks all through Cairnlea.