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What your suburb will get from $273m in projects 

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What your suburb will get from $273m in projects 

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Budget benefits: where $273m will be spent and what your neighbourhood is getting

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From new playgrounds, roads and sports facilities to a spectacular new library and upgrades to major streetscapes, a host of projects will spring to life across the Sunshine Coast’s 10 divisions.

Sunshine Coast Council revealed its full $847 million budget on Thursday, which included a $27 discount for residents who are already using a green garden organics bin, and a 5 per cent or $63.50 increase in the majority of principal place of residence properties general rate (60 per cent).

Council also earmarked $273 million to be invested in job-creating local infrastructure projects which provided both economic opportunities for local businesses, and improved access to services and facilities for our communities across the Sunshine Coast.

Here’s what your neighbourhood will get.

An artist’s impression of the Landsborough Streetscape Playground.


DIVISION 1

Banya, Baringa, Beerburrum, Beerwah, Bells Creek, Bribie Island North, Caloundra West, Coochin Creek, Corbould Park, Gagalba, Glass House Mountains, Landsborough, Little Mountain, Meridan Plains, Nirimba, Peachester.

The award-winning multi-stage streetscape project at Landsborough will continue along Cribb Street.

Division 1 Councillor Rick Baberowski said it would transform the hinterland town.

“This is thanks to a further $1.15 million investment, providing enhanced pedestrian access and community spaces while also enhancing the town’s heritage and character,” he said.

“This stage of this transformative and community driven project is funded by council, the State Government and the Caloundra South (Stockland’s Aura) Community Development Infrastructure fund.”

He said other inland towns would benefit from the Budget.


“Stage two of the master-planned Turner Park project is also expected to be a major drawcard for Beerwah and encourage healthy and active play to benefit our community with works continuing in 2022-23,” he said.

“The first stage of the $2.52 million Johnston Road upgrade at Glass House Mountains will start this year with a $520,000 budget injection.

“This will be followed by a further $2 million to complete the project the following financial year.” 

An artist’s impression of Oval Avenue, which is included in the Caloundra Transport Corridor Upgrade.

Division 1 highlights

  • Cribb Street Streetscape Project Stage 2 at Landsborough* $1.15m.
  • Caloundra Landfill Cell 11, Bells Creek $600,000
  • Design and construct Johnston Road Upgrade, Glass House Mountains $520,000
  • Landsborough Sports Lighting Design and Construction, Landsborough $350,000
  • QCWA Park Public Amenities Renewal, Landsborough $320,000.
  • Caloundra RRC Internal Road Reseal Program, Bells Creek $220,000.
  • Glass House Mountains Regional Trail, Glass House Mountains $200,000.
  • Planning and design of Caloundra South Major Civic Centre, Bells Creek $150,000.
  • Katherine Street Beerwah – Pathway** $125,000.
  • Turner Park Activation Stage 2, Beerwah* $100,000.
  • Beerwah Sports Precinct Tennis Club Power Supply, Beerwah $90,000.
  • Planning and design Commissioners Flat Road – Road Safety, Peachester $70,000.
  • Design of Caloundra South Sports Clubhouse, Bells Creek $60,000.
  • Design of Glasshouse Streetscape Refurbishment, Glass House Mountains $50,000.
  • Stanley River Bushland Park Trail, Peachester $40,000.
  • Mt Ngungun Trail Head Carpark, Glass House Mountains $30,000.

*Funded by the Queensland in association with Sunshine Coast Council.

** Funded by the Federal Government in association with Sunshine Coast.  


DIVISION 2

Battery Hill, Caloundra, Caloundra West, Dicky Beach, Golden Beach, Kings Beach, Little Mountain, Moffat Beach, Pelican Waters, Shelly Beach.

The new Caloundra District Library, priority road safety projects and numerous parks and gardens improvements are just some of the Budget’s features for Division 2.

Councillor Terry Landsberg said the library project was timely and there would be key upgrades for transport.

“The new Caloundra District Library project will be a great cultural facility and is also the first new library for the Sunshine Coast Local Government area in more than 20 years, with $5.3 million allocated towards initial construction costs,” he said.

“The safety of our Sunshine Coast residents and visitors continues to be a priority in council’s 2022–23 budget with more than $4.5 million allocated to transportation capital works in Division 2 alone.

“This funding includes the upgrade of a number of key Division 2 intersections such as the $1.1 million upgrade to the Queen Street and Bower Street intersection – an important project that has prioritised the safety of students and road users around Caloundra State High School.


“Another $456,000 will be invested in constructing pathways on Queen Street near Caloundra State School and Caloundra State High School.” 

Division 2 highlights

  • Caloundra Centre Activation – Library, Caloundra $5.35m.
  • Caloundra Indoor Sports Roof Replacement, Caloundra * $1.3m.
  • Queen Street and Bower Street Intersection Upgrade, Caloundra $1.1m.
  • Detailed design – Caloundra Transport Corridor Upgrade – Oval Avenue
    and Gosling Street, Caloundra $888,000.
  • Detailed design – Third Avenue Extension, Caloundra (contribution towards
    Caloundra Transport Corridor Upgrade Dept Transport and Main Roads
    section) $500,000.
  • Queen Street and Bower Street Intersection Pathway Construction, Caloundra $456,000.
  • Dicky Beach Precinct Interpretive Area, for SS Dicky, Dicky Beach $425,000.
  • Bowman Road Pedestrian Crossing Design and Construction, Caloundra
    (as part of Caloundra Transport Corridor Upgrade project) $329,950.
  • Bribie Island Breakthrough Action Plan – Revetment Walls, Golden beach $250,000.
  • Caloundra Centre Activation – Precinct, Caloundra $245,000.
  • Dicky Beach Holiday Park Upgrade Powered Tent Sites, Dicky Beach $200,000.
  • Tay Avenue Pedestrian Crossing, Caloundra $160,000.
  • Viewing Deck – Dicky Beach Surf Life Saving Club $102,000.
  • Complete Dicky Beach Coastal Pathway, Dicky Beach $100,000.
  • Caloundra Aquatic Centre – Refurbish Amenities, Caloundra $160,000.

*Funded by the Queensland in association with Sunshine Coast Council.

**Funded by the Federal Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council.  

More than $4 million will go towards the Honeyfarm Road Sport and Recreation Precinct.

DIVISION 3

Aroona, Bokarina, Birtinya, Currimundi, Little Mountain, Meridan Plains, Warana, Wurtulla.


Budget highlights for Division 3 include more than $4.25m towards the Honeyfarm Road Sport and Recreation Precinct, $200,000 to prepare for the future expansion of the Sunshine Coast Stadium and more than $913,000 towards parks and gardens upgrades.

Councillor Peter Cox said sport and recreation were among the priorities.

“Another $4.2 million will be injected into the Kawana Regional Aquatic Centre at Bokarina to implement the centre’s master plan report,” he said.

“This will lift its capacity to a regional level facility and form part of the Kawana Regional Sport and Wellness Precinct.

“Council is also committing $200,000 towards the adjacent Sunshine Coast Stadium.

“It is growing in popularity each year and we’ve seen high-level sport and music events hosted at this venue over the past year.

“To keep up with its use, the $200,000 investment will finalise design for future construction of new grandstands and refurbishing and expanding the current western stand.


Division 3 highlights

  • Honey Farm Road Sport and Recreation Precinct, Meridan Plains $4.25m.
  • Kawana Waters Regional Aquatic Centre, Bokarina $4.2m
  • Sportsmans Parade off road carparking, Bokarina* $882,000.
  • Kawana Sports Precinct Master Plan Implementation, Bokarina $500,000.
  • Frank McIvor Park public amenity $350,000.
  • Planning and Design Talara School Precinct active transport infrastructure* $380,000.
  • Lake Kawana finish tower corrosion remediation, Bokarina $225,000.
  • Ongoing design for Sunshine Coast Stadium Expansion, Bokarina $200,000.
  • Pathway construction, Talara Drive (Talara State School and Kalana Road) $150,000.
  • Investigation and concept planning for Currimundi Lake Walk/Ride Bridge $150,000.
  • Carparking bays and drainage, Croydon Ave Currimundi $94,000.
  • Half court basketball court, Bokarina Beach $75,000.

* Funded by the Queensland Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council.

DIVISION 4

Alexandra Headland, Buddina, Maroochydore, Minyama, Mooloolaba, Parrearra, Warana.

Budget highlights for Division 4 include a $1.5 million investment to upgrade Cotton Tree Holiday Park, a further $12.9 million to continue the road upgrades in Mooloolaba, $2.1 million to start upgrading First Avenue at Maroochydore and significant upgrades to parks.

Divisional Councillor Joe Natoli said the budget covered a wide scope of projects in the community.


“With an increasingly diverse and growing community the projects included in this year’s budget will please many Division 4 residents,” he said.

“The Cotton Tree Holiday Park is set to receive a million-dollar facelift across a number of areas to ensure it remains a destination-of-choice for residents and visitors.

“The extensive $1.5 million upgrade will deliver a new camp kitchen, new blinds across all cabins and a major overhaul to a large area of powered tent and van sites within the park.

“Road safety continues to be a high priority with planning and design starting on two major intersections in Maroochydore including Maud Street, Dalton Street and Sugar Road, as well as the intersection of Maud Street and Comstar Avenue.

“The Mooloolaba Transport Corridor Upgrade will also move into its next stage with the upgrade of Brisbane Road between Kyamba Court and Tuckers Creek.

“Council is also investing in several infrastructure projects to improve streetscape, active transport and traffic flow at Maroochydore.”

Division 4 highlights


  • Maroochydore PDA – multi deck car park, Maroochydore $14.4m.
  • Mooloolaba Transport Corridor Upgrade – Brisbane Rd, Mooloolaba** $12.875m.
  • First Avenue Streetscape, Maroochydore * $2.1m.
  • Maroochy Groynes extension construction, Maroochydore $1.7m.
  • Cotton Tree Holiday Park upgrades $1.5m
  • Outrigger boat ramp carparking, Minyama** $900,000.
  • Planning and design Mooloolaba Foreshore Central Meeting Place, Mooloolaba $350,000.
  • Alan Walker Park amenities renewal, Buddina $300,000.
  • Plaza Parade Stage 2 – 4 Lane Upgrade, Maroochydore $300,000.
  • La Balsa Park boat ramp amenities renewal, Buddina $250,000.
  • John Hotton Park public amenities renewal, Warana $230,000.
  • Outrigger Park public amenity, Minyama* $215,000.
  • La Balsa Park playground renewal – Two Sites, Buddina $210,000.
  • Kawana Water treatment plant boardwalk, Warana $200,000.
  • Rosella Park playground renewal, Parrearra $100,000.
  • Pool precint detailed design, Des Scanlan Park, Cotton Tree $60,000.
  • Detailed design for traffic calming devices 4th Ave, Cotton Tree $50,000.
  • Peirce Park Playground Shade, Maroochydore $45,000.
  • Alex Forest Walking Trail renewal, Alexandra Headland $40,000.
  • Pedestrian refuge design Goonawarra Dr, Mooloolaba $25,000.
  • Community consultation and concept design John Hotton Park, Warana $20,000.
  • Design for a raised pedestrian crossing Bermagui Cresent, Buddina $20,000.
  • Investigation/Planning dog off leash park – Mooloolaba/Maroochydore area $15,000.

* Funded by the Queensland Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council

** Funded by the Federal Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council

Members of the Woombye community meet Sunshine Coast Council representatives to provide input and feedback.

DIVISION 5

Bald Knob, Balmoral Ridge, Booroobin, Cambroon, Chevallum, Conondale, Crohamhurst, Curramore, Diamond Valley, Elaman Creek, Eudlo, Flaxton, Glenview Hunchy, Ilkley, Kiel Mountain, Landers Shoot, Maleny, Montville, Mooloolah Valley, Mount Mellum, North Maleny, Palmwoods, Palmview Forest, Peachester, Reesville, Tanawha, West Woombye, Witta, Woombye, Wootha.

Budget highlights for Division 5 involve an upgrade to the Warriors Football Club at Palmwoods, beautifying Woombye, maintaining the green heart at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve and upgrades to Maroochy Botanic Gardens.

Councillor Winston Johnston said sport, roads and the environment were at the heart of the budget for the region.


“This budget is kicking goals for the Palmwoods Warriors Football club which will receive a $600,000 upgrade,” he said.

“One of my top priorities is to keep our small communities, residents and farmers connected on our country roads.

“That’s why this budget will deliver upgrades, reseals, lane widening, rehabilitations and bridge improvements to several roads including Brandenburg Road in Mooloolah Valley, Stage 5 works for Glenview Road in Glenview, portions of Perrins Road and Mossy Bank Roads in Eudlo and various roads in Maleny, Chevallum, Wootha and Woombye.

“Focusing on upgrading our road network will improve access and safety for our daily commutes and all road users including pedestrians and cyclists.

“There will also be a number of other upgrades taking place in the hinterland including track renewals at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve which covers 55 hectares of tranquil rainforest with diverse flora and wildlife.”

Division 5 highlights

  • Woombye Streetscape Placemaking, Blackall Street Woombye* $972,163.
  • Brandenburg Road Seal Widening, Mooloolah Valley** $835,000.
  • Warriors Football Club Palmwoods* $600,000.
  • Brandenburg Road Gravel Road upgrade, Bald Knob $588,762.
  • Glenview Road Upgrade Stage 5, Glenview $552,329.
  • 47 additional infrastructure projects totalling more than $480,000.
  • Design and construction of Obi Lane South on Road Carparking, Maleny $451,647.
  • Palmwoods Cricket/AFL LED lighting upgrade** $450,000.
  • Mary Cairncross Track Renewal, Maleny $400,000.
  • Palmwoods Recreation Reserve Car Park, Palmwoods $400,000.
  • Mary Cairncross Ecological Park, Maleny $300,000.
  • Mossy Bank Road Gravel Road Upgrade, Eudlo $274,000.
  • Perrins Road Gravel Road Upgrade, Eudlo $265,000.
  • Consultation, planning and design of Maple Street Streetscape, Maleny $250,000.
  • Chevallum Road Widening, Chevallum $250,000.
  • Mary Cairncross Butterfly Walk, Maleny $230,000.

*Funded by the Queensland Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council.


** Funded by the Federal Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council.

More than $2m will be invested in the new Forest Park West at Sippy Downs.

DIVISION 6 

Buderim Pines, Buderim Meadows, Mountain Creek (Glenfields, Brightwater), Palmview (Harmony), Sippy Downs (Chancellor Park).

Budget highlights for Division 6 include investing more than $2 million in the new Forest Park West at Sippy Downs, $1 million for the feasibility and concept design of a new library and community venue also at Sippy Downs plus significant upgrades to cycling and pedestrian facilities.

Councillor Christian Dickson said there was a strong focus on boosting transport.

“A significant investment will be made in transport infrastructure within Division 6, including $650,000 to design the $2.9 million Karawatha Drive cycle lanes project between Golf Links Road to Prelude Drive at Mountain Creek,” he said.

“Planning for an upgrade to the intersection of Sippy Downs Drive, Claymore Road and Dixon Road, which will see an additional right-turn lane installed, will start.

“A new pedestrian refuge will be installed from Mountain Close through the centre median island onto the north side of Karawatha Drive in Mountain Creek. This will include pedestrian lighting.

“A 440m stretch of pedestrian pathway between Nyes Crescent and 73 Dixon Road in Buderim will be renewed, while a new public amenities block will be constructed in the popular Glenfields Neighbourhood Park in Mountain Creek.”

“The $1 million allocated in this year’s budget for the feasibility and concept design for the new library and community centre on Central Drive in Sippy Downs is another outstanding project which will provide enormous benefits to our local community.”

Division 6 highlights

  • Forest Park West, Sippy Downs $2.025m.
  • Feasibility and concept design Library and Community Venue, Sippy Downs $1m.
  • Karawatha Drive cycle lanes, Mountain Creek (total project $2.9 million) $650,000.
  • Albany Lakes Park Playground, Stage 2, Sippy Downs* $400,000.
  • Duck Bill-Head Wall Renewal, Mountain Creek $250,000.
  • Buderim Lions Park Public Amenity renewal, Buderim** $245,000.
  • Design of Glenfields Neighbourhood Park Amenity Block, Mountain Creek $275,000.
  • Design and construct second carpark, Sir Raleigh Dr, Sippy Downs $150,000.
  • Loang Court Park playground renewal and tree planting, Mountain Creek $70,000.
  • Detailed design for roundabout and queuing lanes Chancellor State College $70,000.
  • Design Sippy Downs Drive/Claymore Road intersection upgrade, Sippy Downs $50,000.
  • Palmview Aquatic Facility planning, design and delivery, Palmview $50,000.
  • Edgewater Lakes Park fitness equipment upgrades, Sippy Downs $35,000.
  • Dardgee Park playground upgrades, Mountain Creek $30,000.
  • Dixon Road pathway renewal, Buderim $20,000.
  • Pathway link – bus stop to childcare centre, Oakmont Dr, Buderim Pines $20,000.
  • Serena Close retaining wall replacement, Buderim $20,000.
  • Ballinger Rd Pedestrian Refuge Design $20,000.
  • Buderim Dog Park fence renewal, shelter upgrade & erosion control, Buderim $15,000.
  • Riverside Park barbecue refurbishment, Mountain Creek $10,000.
  • Pedestrian refuge and lighting, Mountain Close onto Karawatha Drive $10,000.

* Funded by the Queensland Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council.

** Funded by the Federal Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council. 

DIVISION 7

Buderim, Diddillibah, Forest Glen, Kiels Mountain, Kuluin, Kunda Park, Maroochydore, Mons, Rosemount, Tanawha.

Among the Budget highlights for Division 7 are investments in the next stage of Buderim Village Park, lighting upgrades to sporting fields, cycle lanes at Rosemount and sealing of a much-used carpark at Buderim.

Councillor Ted Hungerford said there will be significant changes to roads and parks.

“There is a $755,000 budget allocation to design the Wises Road and Sugar intersection upgrade at Maroochydore,” he said.

“Another $670,000 will be invested in Stage 9 of Buderim Village Park on the corner of Church and King Streets.

“Council purchased this 3.4 hectare piece of land in 2010 to develop it into an open, green, district-level park.

“Buderim Village Park has become enormously popular with the local community and visitors to our region and I’m really excited to see this next stage of its development.

“This will include a new playground, shade over the playground, garden arbour, pedestrian pathways and landscaping works.

“In keeping with council’s strong commitment to our environment and sustainability, the Maroochydore Multi Sports Complex will undergo a renewal of existing field lighting, replacing them with energy efficient LED lights and fittings.”

Division 7 highlights

  • Design of Sugar Road and Wises Road intersection upgrade, Maroochydore $755,000.
  • Buderim Village Park Stage 9, Buderim* $670,000.
  • Maroochy Multi Sports LED lighting, Maroochydore $450,000.
  • Petrie Creek Road cycle lanes, Rosemount $400,000.
  • Buderim Palmwood Heritage Trail drainage renewal Stage 3, Mons $350,000.
  • Retaining wall – Vista Park Drive, Buderim $300,000.
  • Forestwood Drive retaining structure, Buderim $265,000.
  • Forestwood Drive stormwater, Buderim $250,000.
  • Maroochydore Junior Rugby League – sports field lighting, Buderim $250,000.
  • Main Street Off Road Carparking, Buderim $294,000.
  • Deloraine Drive Park playground and fence renewal, Buderim $210,000.
  • Ballinger Road cycle lanes, Buderim $210,000.
  • Buderim Forest Park – trail renewal, Buderim $130,000.
  • Buderim Aquatic Centre amenities renewal, Buderim $120,000.
  • Stage 1 and 2 planning works, Power Road, Buderim $110,000.
  • Extra on-street parking and relocation of pathway, Toral Drive, Buderim $100,000.
  • Pathway construction Bell Road, Buderim $100,000.
  • Goshawk Boulevard link, Buderim $90,000.
  • Ash Road Park playground renewal, Diddillibah $70,000.
  • Cod Hole boat ramp carpark, Maroochydore $50,000.
  • Planning and design of swale, Sheen Court Park, Buderim $25,000.
  • Wirreanda Park playground seesaw renewal, Buderim $25,000.
  • Timbertop Park seat renewal, Buderim $6000.
  • Irene Sheen Court park sign, Buderim $3000.
  • Deloraine Drive park name sign, Buderim $3000.
  • Design of Cod Hole Park playground and access Stage 2, Maroochydore $2000.

*Funded by the Queensland Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council.

A further $1.3m will go towards finalising the amenities refurbishment at Mudjimba Holiday Park.

DIVISION 8

Coolum Beach, Marcoola, Maroochydore, Mount Coolum, Mudjimba, Pacific Paradise, Point Arkwright, Twin Waters, Yaroomba.

Ocean Street, Maroochydore placemaking and Marcoola Beach streetscape renewals are among the Budget highlights for Division 8.

Councillor Jason O’Pray said Council will invest in many “worthy projects” across the community.

“Including almost $1.7 million upgrading stormwater infrastructure at School Road, Maroochydore,” he said.

“A $1.3 million investment will be shared across Division 8 parks and gardens to replace seating, bollards and make exciting upgrades to park amenities and playgrounds.

“Warwick Daniels Lake View Park playground at Twin Waters will receive a $100,000 playground renewal including new playground equipment, soft-fall and edging, a sandstone retaining wall, new shade sale and new shade trees.

“Patrons of the North Shore Multi-Sports Complex and visiting sports clubs will be pleased to hear change rooms will also be upgraded.

“A further $1.3 million will go towards finalising the $1.5 million amenities refurbishment at Mudjimba Holiday Park, a popular destination for locals and tourists year-round.”

Division 8 highlights

  • Stormwater upgrade School Road Stage 1, Maroochydore $1.697m
  • Mudjimba Holiday Park Amenities refurbishment, Mudjimba $1.32m
  • Change rooms upgrade, North Shore Multi-Sports Complex, Mudjimba* $800,000.
  • Sports field lighting, North Shore Football Club, Marcoola** $650,000.
  • Retaining Wall – Main Road, Kuluin, Maroochydore $450,000.
  • Bridge and boardwalk renewal Neurum Road, Yaroomba $320,000.
  • Design/planning stormwater upgrade Anzac Ave to Picnic Point, Maroochydore $309,395.
  • Planning and design Ocean Street placemaking rejuvenation, Maroochydore * $300,000.
  • Amenities renewal, Keith Royal Oval Park, Marcoola $270,000.
  • New transport link Primary School Court to Pikki Street, Maroochydore $250,000.
  • Plan and design open space beautification, Marcoola Esplanade, Marcoola $105,000.
  • Park playground Warwick Daniels Lake View, Twin Waters $100,000.
  • Viewing platform North Shore dog park, Mudjimba $100,000.
  • Orungal Park playground renewal, Marcoola $80,000.
  • Pathway renewal, Prestwick Drive, Twin Waters $75,000.
  • Consultation and planning Coastal Pathway link, Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore $70,000.
  • Playground shade Eliza Peatling Park, Pacific Paradise $60,000.
  • Beach Access 131 Twin Waters beach Shower relocation and renewal $34,000.
  • Beach Access 100 shower renewal, Marcoola Esplanade North, Marcoola $25,000.
  • Softfall replacement Birrahl Park playground, Yaroomba $23,000.
  • Streetscape renewal, Marcoola Beach, Marcoola $20,000.
  • Design and construction new pathway, South Coolum Road, Coolum Beach $20,000.

*Funded by the Queensland Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council.

**Funded by the Federal Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council. 

Investment will be made in a future Blue Heart District Recreation Park at Maroochy River. Picture: A.BOWEN.

DIVISION 9

Bli Bli, Coolum Beach, Doonan, Marcoola, Maroochy River, Mount Coolum, Pacific Paradise, Peregian Beach, Peregian Springs, Valdora, Verrierdale, Weyba Downs and Yandina Creek.

Infrastructure upgrades, new pathways and trails plus outdoor spaces for all ages are among the Budget highlights for Division 9.

Councillor Maria Suarez said a growing riverside town would see some significant investment.

“In Bli Bli, $349,000 will complete the sealing of Oyster Bank Road, which is currently a gravel road and will result in less dust for nearby residents and visitors,” she said.

“I’m also very excited to be able to contribute $59,000 to complete the Cenotaph project in Parklakes from the minor capital works fund, the remainder funded by the Department of Veteran Affairs through the Maroochy RSL sub-branch.

“This fantastic local project will bring together our old and new Bli Bli communities as we honour our service women, men and animals.

She said the division’s other areas would also benefit from the Budget.

“Coolum locals and visitors can make use the new $350,000 amenities block planned for Jack Morgan Park and practise their ball skills on a new half-court basketball court in Lions-Norrie Job Park.

“Lovers of our coastal pathway will be pleased that design will start on a 232m missing link along David Low Way, Coolum Beach, and it should be easier to exit the Coolum Sports Complex with an upgrade to the intersection onto David Low Way.”

Division 9 highlights

  • Nambour Resource Recovery Centre Design and Construction, Bli Bli $9.9m.
  • Coolum Sports Complex Intersection, Coolum Beach * $700,000.
  • Camp Flat Road Upgrade Stage 4, Bli Bli $689,000.
  • Lake Weyba Foreshore Trail Upgrade, Weyba Downs ** $650,000.
  • North Arm Yandina Creek Road Stages 2 and 3 Upgrade, Yandina Creek * $800,000.
  • Doonan Creek Environmental Reserve Stage 1 Works, Verrierdale $435,000.
  • Jack Morgan Park New Amenities, Coolum Beach $350,000.
  • Oyster Bank Road Lower Order Gravel Road Upgrade, Bli Bli $349,000.
  • Future Blue Heart District Recreation Park, Maroochy River $125,000.
  • 60 Fellowship Drive – Facility Upgrades, Doonan $120,000.
  • Emu Mountain Road Pathway Construction, Coolum Beach $100,000.
  • Coolum Beach Coastal Pathway Item 533-536, Coolum Beach $60,000.
  • Parklakes Bli Bli Cenotaph contribution $59,000.
  • Peach Tree Park Peregian Springs Install shade over playground $45,000.
  • Norrie Job Park, Coolum Beach design for pump track $40,000.
  • Design of Lakewood Drive and Monak Road Upgrade, Peregian Beach $30,000.
  • Lowes Lookout Pathway, Coolum Beach $24,000.
  • Peregian Breeze Park playground shade extension $15,000.

*Funded by the Queensland Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council.

**Funded by the Federal Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council.

The Nambour Administration Building and forecourt.

DIVISION 10

Belli Park, Bridges, Burnside, Coes Creek, Coolabine, Cooloolabin, Dulong, Eerwah Vale, Eumundi, Gheerulla, Highworth, Image Flat, Kenilworth, Kiamba, Kidaman Creek, Kulangoor, Kureelpa, Mapleton, Nambour, Ninderry, North Arm, Obi Obi, Parklands, Perwillowen, Rosemount, Towen Mountain, Yandina.

Strong business and community support is at the forefront of the budget for Division 10.

Councillor David Law said the Nambour Administration Precinct and Namba Place Revitalisation projects at Nambour would encourage economic and social uplift in the hinterland town.

“Nambour’s Namba Place Revitalisation Project has been allocated $300,000, which will see streetscape improvement projects on Currie Street, Howard Street and Mill Street,” he said.

“The Nambour Administration Precinct project will receive $750,000 for the feasibility, planning, designing and delivery of projects within the existing precinct to further connect council with the community.”

Cr Law said roads and parks would also get facelifts.

“I’m pleased to see a number of pathways planned in Yandina and Nambour, connecting the hinterland community and improving our active transport connectivity,” he said.

“Road safety improvement will see the Pringle Road intersection at Panorama Drive in Nambour upgraded to clearly define the main through-fare.

“Kanes Road in Bridges will also be upgraded to a sealed road.

“Our parks in Obi Obi, Kenilworth, Eerwah Vale, Nambour and North Arm will receive upgrades so our community can continue to enjoy our open spaces and ensure our youngsters can play safely with playground renewal, carpark construction and fence renewal.

“Council will also continue implementing elements of the Petrie Creek Parklands masterplan.”

Division 10 highlights

  • Eumundi Town Centre Placemaking, Eumundi* $1.585m.
  • Nambour Administration Precinct, Nambour $750,000.
  • Eumundi Tennis Court Replacement, Eumundi ** $600,000.
  • Kanes Road Lower Order Gravel Road Upgrade, Bridges $550,000.
  • Nambour Showgrounds – Moss Day Pavilion, Nambour $460,000.
  • Quota Memorial Park – 3 Tier Play Structure Replacement, Nambour $450,000.
  • Design and construct pedestrian bridge, Petrie Creek Parklands, Nambour $450,000.
  • Nambour Showgrounds Equestrian Arena Upgrade, Nambour $350,000.
  • Namba Place Revitalisation Project, Nambour $300,000.
  • Kirbys Road Environmental Reserve Carpark Construction, Obi Obi $200,000.
  • Panorama Drive Pringle Intersection, Nambour $155,000.
  • Kirbys Road Environmental Reserve Toilet, Obi Obi $150,000.
  • Kenilworth Town Park BBQ and Shelter, Kenilworth $80,000.
  • Kenilworth Town Park Playground Renewal, Kenilworth $70,000.
  • Nambour Skate Park Shade Area $65,400.
  • Kulangoor Cemetery Site Development Stage 2, Kulangoor $58,000.
  • Nambour Connection Road – Pathway Renewal, Yandina $54,000.
  • Design of North Arm Park Playground Upgrade, North Arm $5000.

*Funded by the Queensland Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council.

** Funded by the Federal Government in association with Sunshine Coast Council.

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