Bells Reach — a new direction in adventure
Bells Reach is a custom-designed playground that sets a new benchmark in adventure play. Located in one of Stockland’s residential developments on the Sunshine Coast, Bells Reach Adventure Park provides exciting activities for all ages, with age-specific play areas and custom-designed equipment that create an unparalleled play experience for families and the community.
Future Directions in Engineering & Public Works
From Glenn Marshall Director of Works, Central Desert Shire, Northern Territory. Central Australia’s three shire councils are rolling out very successful landfill upgrades in remote Aboriginal communities.
Bringing biodiversity back to the Yarra
In 2010, the City of Stonnington began one of the biggest regeneration projects in the Yarra River’s recent history, with the next phase of work about to start.
Hyde Park Lakes return to former glory
The Hyde Park Lakes in the City of Vincent in Western Australia have undergone a major restoration that commenced in September 2012 and is due for completion this month.
Sorell embraces innovation
Sorell Council has taken an innovative approach to bridge replacement and, at the same time, has achieved a technological first in Tasmania.
Simple science reduces methane
Great Lakes Council has successfully lobbied the Federal Government to help it and other small councils across Australia reduce liability under the Carbon Tax for gas emissions from waste landfills.
Bundaberg cleans up, yet again
Following the worst flood in the City’s history, Bundaberg Regional Council has taken a coordinated approach to the massive clean up, calling on the experts to shift the more than 30,000 tonnes of rubbish left in the wake of the inundation.
Padre White Lookout shapes up
The City of Albany in Western Australia has announced that the Padre White Lookout at the summit of Mt Clarence should be ready for public use by ANZAC Day this year.
Stabilisation works protect Swan River
The City of Belmont in Western Australia is employing unique stabilisation methods while undertaking erosion protection works along the Swan River foreshore.
Synthetic surface a first for Casey
The City of Casey has welcomed the announcement of $650,000 in funding from the Victorian Government to boost Council’s development of a new sporting facility at Carlisle Park in Cranbourne.
New works depot bucks trend
East Gippsland Shire has a new, state-of-the-art works depot, built to accommodate in-house works crews and associated equipment — an outstanding testimony to Council’s strategic thinking.
AFL/Cricket Australia Synthetic Turf Program
Synthetic turf technology has evolved significantly over the past 10 years. Long pile synthetic turf with performance infill allows synthetic turf to mimic the properties of natural turf, both in terms of player comfort and playability. As a result of these developments, in what is thought to be a world first for two sporting codes, the AFL and Cricket Australia joined together to develop a synthetic turf program to enable the playing of community level Australian Football and Cricket on an approved synthetic product.
Sportsturf provides needed services*
Sportsturf Consultants (Australia) P/L has developed a range of services which are helping both Parks and Leisure personnel better manage their facilities.