Waitara Park Precinct
Council is undertaking significant capital works within the Waitara Park Precinct to provide increased and improved open space for the local community.This webpage will be updated as development progresses, please come back for regular updates. The redevelopment of Waitara Park Precinct will comprise of a number of individual projects as outlined below.
Council adopted the Waitara Park Plan of Management in 2015. This document provides a master plan for the future development and management of Waitara Park.
Construction commenced in 2016 on new tennis courts, to be built on the site of the former bowling club, which incorporates flood mitigation works aimed at reducing flooding for downstream properties. These works are expected to be completed by June 2017.
Tennis clubhouse and playground
Planning for these works is underway and will be able to be viewed when available.
Construction commenced in June 2016 on a new PCYC facility with works expected to be completed by July 2017. This facility will include:-
- indoor courts for netball and basketball, exercise, dance, drama, boxing
- meeting rooms
- 87 underground carparking spaces
- appealing external open space for the community including terraces with trampolines, hammocks and outdoor table tennis
Mark Taylor Oval
The oval will receive new fencing and sightscreens with works to be completed by May 2017.
Re-sealing of the roadway, new drainage works and provision of additional carparking is to undertaken along Park Avenue. These works are programmed to commence in mid 2017.
Orara Street Park
A new community park is to be created in Orara Street. This will include a playground, lighting on pedestrian paths and increase trees and landscaping. Community counsultation on park design and details will be occurring in 2017.