Carmichael Park - Community Facility Update

Carmichael Park - Community Facility Update

In addition to holding a newly built fishing platform, Carmichael Park in Tingalpa is home to a large community facility.

Expressions of Interest for the conveted role of facility operator have recently closed, with 3 community organisations now bidding for the rights to the facility.

Whilst decisions are still being made on the role, Council have been busy getting on with the job of upgrading the facilities, ensuring they are up to standard and ready for use.

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Official naming of Irene Longman Reserve

Official naming of Irene Longman Reserve

As part of International Women's Day last year, I launched a petition calling on Brisbane City Council to rename Barrack Road Park in Cannon Hill to Irene Longman Reserve; in recognition of Queensland's first female parliamentarian.

I'm pleased to advise that exactly one year later, on International Women's Day 2019, the park was officially renamed in her honour.

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Wakerley Meals on Wheels begins to take shape

Wakerley Meals on Wheels begins to take shape

I'm pleased to advise that after significant delays, work is finally progressing on the Wakerley Meals on Wheels Centre and Netball Courts.

Council's original concept design featured eight courts, and as such a significant requirement for new car parking, which some local residents viewed as an over-development of the site.

This final proposal represents a good balance of usability for Netball and development sensitive to local residents and the Meals on Wheels facility.

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Tilley Road to reopen in time for Christmas

Tilley Road to reopen in time for Christmas

Council's $28M Green Camp Road corridor upgrade continues to move ahead with Tilley Road set to reopen from next week. The upgrade reached a new milestone in November, with the concrete culverts used to drain water underneath Tilley Road, now in place. The project is on track for completion in 2019.

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Colmslie Beach Reserve Public Pontoon Project update

Colmslie Beach Reserve Public Pontoon Project update

Earlier this year, Brisbane City Council released the concept design and introduced the Colmslie Beach Reserve public pontoon through a community newsletter to the suburbs of Morningside and Murarrie in February 2018. Following further investigations and design works, Council identified significant constraints to the Colmslie Beach Reserve site.

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Exciting park upgrades take shape in Doboy Ward

Exciting park upgrades take shape in Doboy Ward

The 2018-2019 Lord Mayor's Budget allocated a total of $352,000 towards park upgrades throughout Doboy with a further $321,000 from the Doboy Ward's Footpath & Parks Trust Fund allocated towards upgrades in Thurston Street Park (Tingalpa), Pinnibar Place Park (Hemmant) and Saltburn Place Park (Wakerley). 

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