Current projects

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.

City

Location Project Expected
Completion
Further
Information
Central Park (Walla Street Skate Park) upgrades, Bundaberg Upgrade of Central Park and Walla Street skate bowl End of March 2022

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Bundaberg CBD Tree Planting Project 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 December 2021 Tree Planting Project
Palm Park Shade Sail, Walkervale Provision of shade over the new playground  End of June 2022  
Lake Ellen Heritage Hub, Bundaberg East Provision of a secure playground fence End of June 2022

 

Barolin Street toilet block, Bundaberg Central Demolition of existing toilet block in Post Office Park next to the Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) and construction of a new unisex four cubicle toilet block with disabled access Demolition and construction in early 2022 and completed by end of June 2022  
Bundaberg Botanic Gardens Slope re-profiling to allow for installation of a retaining wall near the Rainforest section and railway track. A section of path will be closed to allow for the work to be undertaken. End of June 2022  
McCarthy Street Park, Avenell Heights New play equipment, repair shade sail, realign pathway to connect with the playground and move seating into shaded areas End of June 202

Read the results of the community survey undertaken and stay up to date with this project on the Our Bundaberg Region website.

Mikkelsen Park, Avenell Heights New play equipment, repair basketball court, install seating and a water bubbler End of June 2022

Read the results of the community survey undertaken and stay up to date with this project on the Our Bundaberg Region website.

George Campbell Park, Thabeban New play equipment End of June 2022

Read the results of the survey and stay up to date with this project on the Our Bundaberg Region website.

Parks and Open Space new shade structure program Various Parks have been prioritised to receive shade sails this financial year, the Parks include; Palm Park, Boreham Park, Bargara Views Estate Park, Doblo Park, Christsen Park and Gin Gin Apex Park. End of June 2022  
Regional skatepark audit and assessment An audit and assessment of Bundaberg Regional Council's skateparks across the region will be undertaken by a qualified contractor End of June 2022  
Lake Ellen Heritage Hub, Bundaberg South Consultation with the community to develop a Masterplan to determine what facilities the community would like to see in this area. End of June 2022  
Queens Park, Bundaberg West Construction of an upgraded culvert to provide improved access to the Park End of June 2022  
Parks Regional Barrier Fencing Program Fully enclose Bundaberg Botanic Gardens nature playground End of June 2022  
Baldwin Shelter Shed rennovation, Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park Modernise facility, improve visibility and design  End of June 2022 Read the results of the community survey on the Our Bundaberg Region website.
The Domain Park, Millbank New play equipment, seating, shleter and pathways End of June 2022  
Laurisen Park, Kepnock New play equipment and seating End of June 2022  
War Nurses Memorial Park, Bundaberg West New play equipment End of June 2022  
Parsloe Park, Svensson Heights Remove gazebo, new pathway to improve connectivity and new park furniture End of June 2022  

 

Coastal

Location Project Expected completion Further information
Elliott Heads Youth Recreation Space, Elliott Heads New recreation node on Lihs Street End of June 2022 Bundaberg Now Article
Nielson Park Northern Beach Access, Bargara Upgrade to beach access to protect dune system. Project has been submitted to the State Government for consideration and is waiting on further advice. End of June 2022  
Moneys Creek, Bargara Replacement of timber boardwalk with a patterned concrete pathway End of June 2022  
Innes Park Reserve, Innes Park Toilet block refurbishment End of June 2022 Stay up to date with this project on the Our Bundaberg Region website
Simpson Park, Burnett Heads New playground equipment End of June 2022 Simpson Park Newsletter
Eric Boyd Park, Coral Cove New playground equipment End of June 2022 Eric Boyd Park Newsletter
Life Savers Park, Elliott Heads New playground equipment End of June 2022 Life Savers Park Newsletter
Kath Nielson Shelter, Burnett Heads Roof renewal Emd of June 2022 Kath Nielson Park newsletter
Bill Fritz Shelter, Bargara Roof renewal End of June 2022 Bill Fritz Park newsletter
Woodgate Beach Park  Toilet block refurbishment End of June 2022 Stay up to date with this project on the Our Bundaberg Region website.
Nielson Park Beach, Bargara Provision of a beach accessibility ramp for use by the community End of June 2022  
Gorman Park, Burnett Heads New play equiment End of June 2022 Gorman Park Newsletter
Miller Street, Bargara Investigate design for formal beach access End of June 2022  
Christsen Park, Bargara Investigate turtle friendly light designs for three lights at the front of the Park End of June 2022  
Seagulls Park, Elliott Heads New play equipment End of June 2022 Seagulls Park Newsletter
Banksia Park, Woodgate Consultation with the community about what facilities community would like to see in the Park. Funding exists to upgrade play equipment, seating, shelter, pathways and toilet. End of June 2022 Stay up to date with this project on the Our Bundaberg Region website
Transpiration area, Elliott Heads The current transpiration area near the toilet block will be made redundant in late 2021 due to caravan park effluent being re-directed to a sewered area. Funding will be for the development of a rehabilitation plan to determine what treatment of the site will be required and the best future use of this area. End of June 2022  
Elliott Heads foreshore playground Installation of shade sail End of June 2022  
Surf Riders Point car park, Bargara Construction of a formal carpark at Schuhkraft Drive End of June 2022 Stay up to date with this project on the Our Bundaberg Region website.
Bargara Views Estate, Bargara Upgrade the shelters located at the entry to the estate End of June 2022  
Bargara Views Estate, Bargara Two lots of new play equipment for 0 - 5 years and 5 - 12 years End of June 2022  
Nielson Park, Bargara Development of a Conceptual Masterplan with community consultation on what equipment and amenities the public would like to see in this Park End of June 2022  
Regional Parks Accessibility Improvement Program This project will have a particular focus on Neighbourhood and Regional Recreation Parks where significant infrastructure is required to improve accessibility for all abilities End of June 2022  

 

Hinterland

Location Project Expected completion Further information
Cordalba Sports Ground, Cordalba Install dirt pump track and multi-purpose goals A grading design will be undertaken in 2021/2022. Cordalba community will be consulted as to what equpment they would like to see in this area. Bundaberg Now Article
Cordalba public toilet, Cordalba Construction of a single cubicle toilet facility, final location to be determined End of June 2022  
Avondale Park, Avondale Construction of a new single cubicle toilet block End of June 2022 Stay up to date with this project on the Our Bundaberg Region website.
Burnett Street bike course, Wallaville Upgrade of asphalt bike track End of June 2022  
Avondale Recreation Reserve New play equipment End of June 2022Read  Read about this project on the Our Bundaberg Region website.
Parks Regional Barier Fencing Program Install a fence at Apex Tramway Park in Childers to provide a barrier betwen the playground and the carpark End of June 2022  
Apple Tree Creek Community Park New play equipment, shelter, internal pathways, landscaping and bins End of June 2022 Read more about the project on the Our Bundaberg Region website
Charlotte Moorhead Park, South Bingera New play equipment, pathways and park furniture  End of June 2022  

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