Major projects

View current consultations for major projects or initiatives.

Signature projects | Coast & Waterways | Community Facilities | Green Infrastructure | Parks & open space | Sport & recreation | Transportation & Streetscapes | Town planning

Signature projects

The Mill at Moreton Bay

Moreton Bay Regional Council is creating a thriving new major precinct that will generate thousands of local higher education and employment opportunities for the region.

Coast & Waterways

Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy

The Queensland Government has made a commitment to assist eligible coastal councils in the preparation of a Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy (CHAS) relevant to their specific coastal issues. The program is managed by the Local Government Association Queensland and is titled QCoast2100.

Community Facilities

Construction of new SES Depot, Bunya

Council has awarded a $2 million tender to construct a new SES Depot in James Drysdale Reserve, Bunya. The project is designed to provide a purpose-built facility to accommodate growth in Arana Hills SES activities and better support local volunteers.

Redcliffe Art Gallery and Community Space

Council will deliver a major enhancement to Redcliffe’s cultural heart with the addition of a new art gallery and community space at the Redcliffe Administration Centre.

Green Infrastructure

Alf Shaw Park - Native Plant Trials

Council is planning to undertake a native plant trial in Alf Shaw Park at Strathpine. 

Collins Road, Everton Hills - Fauna Rope Bridges

Council is planning to install two fauna rope bridges across Collins Road at Everton Hills as part of its Green Infrastructure Network Delivery Program.

Dakabin Waste Management Facility - Offset Tree Planting

Council has planted 5 hectares of legally protected koala food and habitat trees and supporting understorey at the Dakabin Waste Management Facility on Old Gympie Road at Dakabin.

Luida Court Park - Offset Tree Planting

Council has planted 3.5 hectares of legally protected koala habitat trees and endangered lowland rainforest at Luida Court Park at Samford.

Scouts Crossing Road Reserve - Offset Tree Planting

Council and the state government have planted seven (7) hectares of legally protected koala food and habitat trees at Scouts Crossing Road Reserve at Brendale.

Solomon Parade Park - Pathway Planting (Fauna Crossing)

Council is planning to undertake native landscaping along the western pathway of Solomon Parade Park, Warner. 

Walk to Schools Street Tree Planting Project

Council is planning to undertake street tree planting along pathways to Kallangur State School, Tullawong State School, Caboolture East State School and Moreton Downs State School.

Parks & open space

James Drysdale Reserve

Council recently updated the James Drysdale Reserve Master Plan to include minor changes to materials and finishes as well as the new Landfill gas generator facility.

Sport & recreation

Caboolture Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre refurbishment

Council has awarded a $5.4 million tender to refurbish the Caboolture Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre (CRALC) at Burpengary. This will mark the first major refurbishment of swimming facilities at CRALC, which have been well-utilised and are at the end of their lifespan.

Morayfield Sport and Events Centre (MSEC) Upgrade

Council has awarded a $7.8 million tender to upgrade MSEC as part of a plan to attract major sporting events and trade shows to the popular indoor hub.

Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex - Soccer Stage 1

Construction underway for the Burpengary - Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex - Soccer Stage 1. Moreton Bay Regional Council has appointed a contractor to construct a new soccer precinct at the Burpengary - Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex.

Nathan Road Sport and Recreation Precinct

Moreton Bay Regional Council has commenced planning for a new sport and recreation precinct on Nathan Road, Rothwell. 16 hectares of council land in an existing reserve for sport and recreation has been identified on the eastern side of Nathan Road on the approach to the Redcliffe Aerodrome.

Proposed Outdoor Recreation Plan 2017-2036

Council is preparing an Outdoor Recreation Plan to guide the Region’s development of outdoor recreation over the next twenty years. The Proposed Outdoor Recreation Plan 2017-2036 will be a key policy document for the planning and provisioning of outdoor recreation and will help to balance the Region’s environmental values with access to natural areas for recreation purposes.

South Pine Sports Complex Master Plan

South Pine Sports Complex is a key sport and recreation facility. The sports complex is well established and experiences a high level of use, enjoyed by the local community and visitors to the area.

Transportation & Streetscapes

Aerodrome Road and Lear Jet Drive, Caboolture: Signalisation and road changes

In response to increasing congestion and a history of crashes at this intersection Council has investigated ways to improve the efficiency and safety of this intersection, and providing safe pedestrian crossing facilities.

Caboolture Green Link

Work is underway on the $290,000 transformation of Caboolture’s ‘Green Link’ to create a new public recreation and entertainment space in the CBD. The area will become a new open space with two concrete pathways, drainage improvements, sandstone seating features and light conduits for future safety and event installations.

Caboolture to Wamuran Rail Trail

The Caboolture to Wamuran Rail Trail will be a 10.5km long shared pathway extending from Beerburrum Road, Caboolture to Atwood Street, Wamuran. This is a unique project that follows the old Caboolture to Kilcoy railway corridor that closed in 1964.

Main Street, Samford Village - Pedestrian Connectivity Improvement

In response to community input,  Council in consultation with Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has been investigating ways to improve pedestrian connectivity along Main Street in Samford Village. Council encourages community feedback regarding this project .

New Caboolture North-East Primary School - School Access and Road Construction

In January 2016, the Queensland Government began construction of the new Caboolture North East primary school at Cottrill Road. The new school will officially open on 23 January 2017, taking enrolments from 1 November 2017 for Prep to Year 6.

Oakey Flat Road and Walkers Road, Morayfield - Intersection upgrade

The intersection of Oakey Flat Road and Walkers Road is experiencing increasing capacity problems due to traffic growth. As a result council has listed this intersection for a capital upgrade which is currently programmed to commence in the second half of 2018.

Walter Street Caboolture, Street Improvement

This project aims to create improvements that support road user safety and strengthen pedestrian and cycle connections to the Caboolture Train Station and neighbouring Health and Education precincts.

Welsby Parade, Bongaree - Corridor improvements

The objective of this project is to provide additional pedestrian crossings on Welsby Parade to improve pedestrian safety, and to provide traffic calming to provide a safer environment for all road users.

Dohles Rocks Road and Bruce Highway, Murrumba Downs - Interchange Upgrade

Council will be undertaking construction works at the intersection of Dohles Rocks Road and Bruce Highway. Work is scheduled to commence in mid-March 2018 and is expected to be completed in six months, weather permitting.

Brays Road/McClintock Drive Intersection and Road Upgrade

Council is currently in the process of preparing concept design drawings for a major road and footpath upgrade of Brays Road and McClintock Drive, Murrumba Downs.

Kedron Creek Bridge

The Kedron Creek Bridge project involves the construction of a 26 metre long cycle and pedestrian bridge over Kedron Creek, to connect Wahminda Park to the Samford to Ferny Grove Rail Trail link, on Lanita Road.

Samsonvale Road, Bray Park (Elmwood Drive - Dundee Street) - Road Upgrade

Council is currently in the process of preparing concept design drawings for a road and footpath upgrade of Samsonvale Road, Bray Park between Elmwood Drive and Dundee Street.

Town planning

Redcliffe foreshore master plan and activation strategy

The Redcliffe Foreshore Master Plan will assist to effectively manage increasing requests from outdoor operators such as food vans and equipment hirers and will help guide the foreshore's future. 

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