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Environment & Community major projects

These projects will be delivered by the Environment & Community group of Council. This group includes Library & cultural, Tourism & events, Parks & recreation, Community development & facilities, Environmental health and Council property.

Woman reading to child in Highfields Library
The Highfields Library project is an initiative to construct a library, customer service centre and community meeting facility in Highfields. The new facility will replace the existing temporary library which supports around 52,600 visitors each year. It will be located on the ...
Kids on swing
Community consultation has already started on planned upgrades to Wyreema Park. The $200,000 upgrade will be funded by development contributions that will be re-invested into the park. Depending on the outcomes of community consultation, we are considering the replacement of the ...
This project has been ongoing in a series of coordinated stages since 2013. We aim to ensure the layered history of the park is conserved while improving and ensuring sufficient facilities are included, creating a quality recreational area. This activity is ...
We are upgrading the iconic Picnic Point and a series of parks and trails along the Range escarpment to further enhance the tourism potential of the Region.  With the assistance of $2.7 million from the Queensland Government through the Building our Regions ...
The parks and recreation structures renewal program has $272,000 allocated in 2019/20 with an emphasis on renewal of items such as elevated stairs, lookouts, ramps and platforms, arbours and grandstand repairs. The program this year will focus on upgrades at Gold ...
The play facilities renewal program provides for the replacement, relocation and renewal or removal of existing park equipment including rubber softfall and shade structure. A budget of $100,000 has been allocated for the program in 2019/20.   Fred Saal Park, Toowoomba playground ...
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