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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Murarrie Rd & Wynnum Rd set to be signalised

Murarrie Rd & Wynnum Rd set to be signalised

Brisbane City Council is planning to upgrade the intersection of Wynnum Road and Murarrie Road at Tingalpa to improve traffic efficiency and safety, and cater for existing and future traffic demands at this intersection.

This project is part of Council’s $1.3 billion commitment to take real action on congestion, by focusing on a range of solutions to improve the existing road network, getting residents home more quickly and safely.

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Budget 'brings home the bacon' for Doboy Ward

Budget 'brings home the bacon' for Doboy Ward

This budget, like those handed down previously, retains our 'Strong' credit rating and delivers an operating surplus to Council.

It's only through strong financial management that Council can continue to deliver more than ever before for our suburbs.

It includes a number of local initiatives that will continue to improve Doboy Ward for all residents, including;

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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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Inland Rail proposal "diabolical" for Eastern suburbs

Inland Rail proposal "diabolical" for Eastern suburbs

Over ten thousand Doboy Ward residents are in the firing line of the Federal Government's proposal to build a new dual gauge rail freight line up the Gateway Motorway.

On 11 September 2015, the Federal Government (via their wholly owned subsidiary Australian Rail Track Corporation, ARTC) released a delivery plan to the start the design and construction of a continuous inland railway link between Melbourne and Brisbane. 

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