Parks, gardens and natural areas projects
The superb climate and natural beauty of the Bundaberg Region promotes an outdoors lifestyle. The ongoing development and enhancement of Council parks, gardens and natural areas ensures residents and visitors enjoy an unsurpassed experience.
Boreham Park Playground upgrade project, Avenell Heights
Extension and enhancement of play areas in Boreham Park - adventure and water play
Due to recent wet weather, work will be carried out on the playground upgrade on Saturday 10 April and Saturday 17 April 2021. Contractors will be on site at 7am. No machinery will start prior to 7.30am. Work will continue to 3.30pm latest. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Work will be undertaken on Saturday 24 April and Saturday 1 May 2021 to install play equipment, lay steppers, spread and trim soil and complete the irrigation works. No machinery will start prior to 7.30am. Work will be undertaken between 7.30am and 3.30pm. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Additional work will be undertaken on Saturday 8 and Saturday 15 May 2021 to continue upgrades. Contractors will be on site at 7am. No machinery will start prior to 7.30am. Work will continue to 3.30pm latest. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Additional work will be undertaken on Saturday 22 May 2021 to continue upgrades. Contractors will be on site from 7.30am - 3.30pm. No machinery will start prior to 7.30am. Work will continue on installing irrigation, laying mulch and preparing turf. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
|Friday 18 June 2021|
|Central Park (Walla Street Skate Park) upgrades, Bundaberg||Upgrade of Central Park and Walla Street skate bowl||December 2021||
The detailed design is now finalised.
Construction dates will be April to August 2021, weather permitting.
|Alexandra Park toilet block upgrade, Bundaberg West||Remove existing toilet block and construct two new toilet blocks.||
Work commenced 27 January 2021. Construction is underway. Demolition of the existing toilet block will occur on Monday 22 March 2021 and the new toilet block is expected to open by the end of May 2021.
|Alexandra Park Newsletter|
|Figtree Chapel, Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, North Bundaberg||
Upgrade will provide a more contemporary space for the community. Seating, lighting, pavers, the lectern and fountain will be removed. New seating and decking will be installed. Area is currently closed for safety reasons while work is being undertaken. Access through the pedestrian gate on Young Street will remain open for most of the project but will require a brief closure.Bookings for this area can be made once the project is finished.
|Work commenced 5 February and will continue until 31 June 2021.||Bundaberg Now Article|
|Botanic Gardens playground perimeter fencing, North Bundaberg||New fence in front of the nature playground and parallel to the Mt Perry Service Road. New and unified signage promoting the attractions within the Botanic Gardens. Minor work will commence Monday 15 March to excavate footings for feature panels and pour concrete. This work will take approximately one week to allow the concrete to cure and will not impact access to the nature playground or to surrounding roads.||End of June 2021||Read more|
|Bundaberg CBD Tree Planting Project||As part of the One Million Trees Bundaberg Region Program select garden beds in the Bundaberg CBD, between Maryborough Street and Tantitha Street will receive an upgrade. Existing vegetation will be removed and replaced with a tree and additional vegetation. Work will occur early in the morning to minimise disruption to customers and businesses. Work is being undertaken in three stages. Stage one has been completed. Stage two is currently underway and is three-quarters completed.||End of May 2021||Tree Planting Project|
|Alexandra Park Shade Sail, Bundaberg West||Shade sail to cover the carousel||Work commenced 19 April. To be completed by the end of May 2021.|
|Habitat Estate Park Development, Branyan||
Concept design for playground has been finalised for a local recreation park at Branyan as part of a new development.
Installation of a playground and turf in the new residential estate The Habitat will commence 7 April 2021. A
The playground and shelter are in place. Next steps inlcude turfing and bollard installation.
Go out for tender for the playground in December 2020.
Finalised by end of June 2021
|The Habitat Estate Newsletter|
|Kookaburra Park Shade Sail, North Bundaberg||Provision of shade sail for the newly installed playground at Kookaburra Park. Installation will start on Tuesday 18 May 2021 and continue until Tuesday 22 June. The playground will be closed during this time for safety reasons and will re-open before the June/July school holidays weather permitting.||To be installed by 22 June 2021||Kookaburra Estate Park Newsletter|
|Palm Park Shade Sail, Walkervale||Provision of shade over the new playground that is currently being constructed at Palm Park||To be finalised in the 2021/2022 financial year|
|Lake Ellen Heritage Hub, Bundaberg East||Provision of a secure playground fence||End of June 2021||
|Palm Park||Re-do faded basketball court line marking to bring to NBA standard.||May 2021. Completed.|
|Location||Project||Expected completion||Further information|
|Elliott Heads Youth Recreation Space, Elliott Heads||New recreation node on Lihs Street||End of June 2021||Bundaberg Now Article|
|Nielson Park Northern Beach Access, Bargara||Upgrade to beach access at Miller Street||End of June 2021|
|Moneys Creek, Bargara||Replacement of timber boardwalk with a patterned concrete pathway||Work will commence in May 2021 and will be completed by 30 June 2021|
|South Head Parklands, Burnett Heads||Installation of new play equipment catering for pre-school age, primary age and older. Existing equipment will be kept.||Work will commence on 3 June 2021 and continue until 30 June 2021|
|Buxton Park||Re-do faded basketball court line marking to bring to NBA standard.||End of May 2021|
|Location||Project||Expected completion||Further information|
|Cordalba Sports Ground, Cordalba||Install dirt pump track and multi-purpose goals||2021/2022||Bundaberg Now Article|
|Gin Gin Recreation Reserve, Gin Gin||New carpark and toilet block||Work will commence on Monday 22 February 2021 and run until end of May 2021||
|Childers Skatebowl shade sail, Childers||New shade sail at the Childers skatebowl||Four shade sails will be installed at the landing points on Monday 15 March 2021. The skate park will be closed for safety reasons and will re-open on Friday 2 April 2021. This project has now been finalised.||Bundaberg Now Article 14 March 2021|
|Cordalba Park upgrade (Queens Street), Cordalba||Existing playground to be replaced with a 0 - 5 playground||The playground is due to be removed and replaced by the end of May 2021.||Cordalba Park Newsletter|
|Childers Skatebowl||Re-do faded basketball court line marking to bring to NBA standard.||End of May 2021|