The Gladstone Region truly is a Region of Choice, offering a great place to live, work, play and invest. Whilst major industrial facilities dominate Gladstone and Boyne Island, the region also features coastal towns and rural farming areas.
Major projects currently being undertaken by the Gladstone Regional Council include the Gladstone Airport Reconstruction Project, the Agnes Water / Seventeen Seventy Integrated Water Project (Desalination Plant) and the Seventeen Seventy Foreshore Revelopment Project. Detailed information is provided on each project in the list below:
Gladstone Aquatic Centre redevelopment
Construction of the Gladstone Aquatic Centre redevelopment will commence on Tuesday, April 16, 2013.
Features will include a revamped toddlers' pool with sprays, bubblers, mushroom and turle sculptures and an education water play area.
Philip Street Communities Precinct
Gladstone Regional Council is considering developing land on Phillip Street for a retirement village, a Community Services Precinct with up to seen "hubs" offering an array of integrated community services, a parkland setting incorporting an open-air ampitheatre, playgrounds, public amenities and walking trails, 50 mixed-density residential allotments and a natural buffer zone. In advance of determining whether or not to submit a formal application for this proposal, Council is now seeking input from the community.
New Gladstone Region Planning Scheme
Gladstone Regional council has grasped the opportunity to formulate its inaugural planning scheme for the entire region in accordance with the Sustainable Planning Act (2009).
Agnes Water/Seventeen Seventy Integrated Water Project
Water resources within the environs of the Agnes Water - Seventeen Seventy conurbation are severely limited. To ensure the long term sustainability of the area’s water resources Miriam Vale
Shire Council is considering construction of two major projects.
Strategic Review of Water & Infrastructure Charges
Council Undertakes Infrastructure Review (46KB PDF)
CEO Report Strategic Review of Service Charges (829KB PDF)
Construction is complete on the $25.3 million federally funded Kirkwood Road Stage 3 project, a new 2.3 kilometre road which will connect Gladstone-Benaraby Road with the Dawson Highway.This third and final stage was finished in April 2012 and completes the strategic ring road around the city, providing access to several major industrial areas as well as linking Port Curtis Way with the Bruce Highway.
|Memorial Park Redevelopment |
Construction of Stage one is nearing completion. The 2.4klm pathway will be finished before the end of May 2012. Soft Landscaping will commence in May with Stage One due for completion late August 2012. Learn more
|Wyndham Park Redevelopment |
After an internal audit revealed that the play equipment in Wyndham Park no longer meets Australian Standards for Playgrounds Gladstone Regional Council closed access to the equipment with the intent to redevelop the park area in the 2011-2012 financial year.
|Gladstone Airport Reconstruction Project |
A major milestone in the $65 million Gladstone Airport Runway Reconstruction Project was achieved on Saturday, July 10, 2010 when stage four evening works were finalised.
|Tigalee Creek Project |
Council has postponed the commencement of work on the Tigalee Creek Project (at Kathleen Shanahan park in Gladstone) until approximately April due to unseasonal rain.
Download Concept Map
Visit Tigalee Creek Project page
|Yarwun Service Roads |
Increased heavy vehicle traffic through Yarwun township has resulted in Council's plans to develop service road accesses off Calliope River Road.
Download Fact Sheet
Download Concept Plan 1