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.

Queens Park master plan
Queens Park is Toowoomba's largest and most significant formal park. It maintains a strong sense of heritage, including valuable tree specimens and avenues. Extensive planning has been undertaken to conserve and promote the layered history of the park while improving facilities, creating a quality recreational area with appropriate and sufficient park facilities. For a copy of the overall master plan report please see related documents on this page. The project benefits include: protection ...
Clifton pool - children's pool
Our draft Aquatic Strategy provides direction for a number of our popular swimming pools across the region to receive improvements to meet demand. Oakey pool renovations  This project includes design of a new ramp access to the 50m pool and relocation of the shade shelter.  Start date July 2017. Completion date  Prior to the season opening in September 2017.   Pittsworth pool improvements This project will include ramp access and a new filtration system for the 50m p ...
This project will involve repairing the structure and heritage fabric of the Railway Goods Shed as well as landscaping and parking around the shed. Service upgrades, such as connection of the water main and sewer will also be undertaken. The Railway Goods Shed is intended to be a mixed use facility to be used for commercial and community activities as well as events. The shed will be a critical interface between ...
The urban forest program aims to increase our canopy cover, species diversity and amenity levels across the region. This program will involve: The planting of new street and park trees and data collection and research in Clifton and Toowoomba. Continued tree establishment works for Meringandan, Highfields, Oakey, Westbrook, Pittsworth, Millmerran and Yarraman. Enhancements to Davidson Arboretum (Highfields). Start date July 2017 Target completion date July 2018 Stages Establish ...
This project covers the replacement and repairs of sections of the wild dog fence that require maintenance. The purpose of this project is to ultimately upgrade the complete length of the fence (82km) to a dog proof standard over a period of years. The 2016/17 priorities will include a creek crossing and grid upgrades, in addition to fence repair and replacement. The aim is to deliver a dog proof fence to assist ...
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