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.

Inside Highfields library
A $600,000 allocation will see a start on initial planning ahead of public consultation and work on the configuration and design of the new Highfields Library. Further stages of the project will be confirmed should approval of the business case be obtained. Start date Mid 2017. Target completion date To be confirmed. ...
Park and pathway
Through the park upgrades project, some parks will benefit from new recreation and play opportunities whilst others will receive upgrades to meet changed standards and population growth.  + - Parrot Tree Park, Meringandan West Click to collapse Parrot Tree Park, fronting Peters Road, Meringandan West, is planned to be upgraded to a local recreation park standard with the priority for the $120,000 allocated in 2017/18 focussing on increasing opportunities fo ...
This 2 stage project will involve the upgrade of existing analogue infrastructure within the CBD to the latest digital infrastructure. Existing coax cabling will be replaced by fibre optic and ethernet network cabling. $195,000 has been allocated in 2017/18 for this project. The improved infrastructure will provide significantly enhanced footage to allow Council and Emergency Service to identify and intervene in anti-social and illegal activity in the CBD.  Stages Stage 1 will com ...
We are proposing development of the Charlton sports precinct over multiple stages as funding becomes available. This precinct could include two multi-purpose premier sports fields, four ovals, seven soccer fields, six league/union fields, hard courts, amenities, informal recreation areas, car and bus parking bays.  Subject to future confirmation of demand, other facilities that may be developed include northern playing fields, a leisure centre, an adventure sports park, netball courts ...
Work camps are self-contained sites, providing occupancy for up to 12 low risk prisoners and Queensland Correctional Services (QCS) supervisors to create a volunteer labour force. The proposed construction of the work camp on Nass Road, Charlton will seek to have minimal impact on the community and on the pricing of surrounding property. Charlton would expect an overhaul, with those residing in the work camp undertaking general maintenance tasks. Throughout 2014-2015 work ...
The City Hall refurbishment and annex project will provide a civic reception space which can be utilised for various forms of Council business. These construction works will restore the 1930's features of the space, some of which still exist. The annex extension will provide a new entry to the auditorium and landscaping works will integrate the space with the Civic Square and Village Green. Start date July 2016. Completion date Sept 2017. ...
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