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.

Park and pathway
With hundreds of parks located throughout the region, an extensive upgrade and renewal program is required each year to ensure these community assets remain relevant. Some parks will benefit from new recreation and play opportunities while others will receive upgrades to meet changed standards and population growth. Below are some of the current projects: + - Clifton - Elsie Jones Park skate facility upgrade Click to collapse A new skate park is being planned for co ...
Peranga Hall
Improving access in our community halls This project continues the program of work to refurbish community halls throughout the region. These activities typically includes bringing these key community facilities up to modern standards including providing access for people with a disability. This program is coordinated from Council’s Access and equity plan. $400,000 has been allocated to this project for the 2018/19 financial  year. Two halls that are planned to receive refurbishmen ...
Our region has many attractions that lends itself to bush walking and mountain biking. Council is committed to upgrading and renewing these trails as budget allows. In the 2018/19 financial year this will include... Mount Peel bush walking and mountain bike trails To supplement the ever-growing network of mountain bike trails and in recognition of the existing use and community development of Mount Peel Bushland Park as a MTB destination, plans are ...
We are upgrading Cathro Park to provide an important link between the Railway Parklands Precinct and Queens Park. In January 2018, we approved a concept master plan for the upgrade of Cathro Park on the corner of Ruthven Street and Chalk Drive in the north-east edge of Toowoomba’s CBD. The first stage of the upgrade covers the area from Ruthven Street to Neil Street. Key features include a shared pedestrian/cycle connection with ...
The town and surrounds of Clifton has established itself as a historic centre with attractions such as classic homes and streets, Rudd's Pub, Sister Kenny Memorial Park, Southern Downs Steam Railway and number of museum collections. To this end Council is keen to support local community groups to house collections and establish this as a regional attraction.  A key contributor to this has been the Clifton Historical Museum - previously located ...
The Principal Depot Project is an initiative to construct a major depot at 24 Nass Rd in Charlton. The Principal Depot Project will deliver a modern facility with improved amenities and a better working environment for staff including: a purpose-built modern, environmentally sustainable facility to meet the current and future needs of Council. a central operations and management building containing workspaces for Construction and Maintenance, Parks and Recreation Services, Pla ...
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