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Signature projects | Coast & Waterways | Community Facilities | Green Infrastructure | Parks & open space | Sport & recreation | Transportation & Streetscapes | Town planning
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
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.
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.
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.
Council is planning to undertake a native plant trial in Alf Shaw Park at Strathpine.
Council is planning to install two fauna rope bridges across Collins Road at Everton Hills as part of its Green Infrastructure Network Delivery Program.
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.
Council has planted 3.5 hectares of legally protected
koala habitat trees and endangered lowland rainforest at Luida Court Park at
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.
Council is planning to undertake native landscaping along the western pathway of Solomon Parade Park, Warner.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.