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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Wakerley Updates: Basketball court and Dog-off leash area

Wakerley Updates: Basketball court and Dog-off leash area

As many know, I was recently approached by a Year 10 student, Sam Atkins. Sam identified that the Mossvale Estate at Wakerley was in need of park facilities to cater for both teenagers and adults, and suggested a basketball court.

He set up an e-petition calling on Council to install a basketball court within the estate.

The petition received 226 signatures and called for Council to work with the residents of the Mossvale on Manly Estate to install a basketball court within the estate.

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Park Hill Village fetches dog off-leash area

Park Hill Village fetches dog off-leash area

In late 2015, Park Hill residents petitioned Council to provide a dog off-leash area for the estate.

Council has assessed the nine local parks within the estate as to their suitability for an off-leash area, including Governor Tce Park, Portwine Street Park, Condamine Place Park and others.

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Facelift for Hunter Street Park, Manly West

Facelift for Hunter Street Park, Manly West

As promised, the major upgrade of Hunter Street Park has commenced!

The old playground will be removed and a new modern play system will be installed.

Council will also be installing a new seat and making some minor changes to the landscaping. This will include the planting of two new trees and erection of a sandstone wall. I have included a copy of the design plans in this letter for your reference.

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