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Park upgrades a major focus of 2022

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The new playground at the Avondale Recreational Reserve.

There was plenty of work happening to playgrounds and parks in 2022, with more than 24 spaces undergoing new builds, upgrades or refurbishments throughout the region.

The projects were completed under Bundaberg Regional Council's Capital Works Program 2021- 2022.

Mayor Jack Dempsey said maintaining open spaces and playgrounds was integral in ensuring residents and visitors enjoyed an unsurpassed experience of the region.

“Council is committed to supporting the recreational needs of residents and providing well-maintained open spaces for all to enjoy,” he said.

“Having areas for recreation and play is essential in helping to keep our community healthy, safe and thriving.”

Bundaberg Regional Council installed11 playgrounds in 2022, including:

• Mikkelsen Park
• Woodgate Community Park
• Avondale Recreation Reserve
• War Nurses Memorial Park
• Seagulls Park
• Eric Boyd Park
• Life Savers Park
• Gorman Park
• McCarthy Street Park
• Simpson Park
• George Campbell Park

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Featuring interactive educational panels, two slides and a climbing wall the first stage of the McCarthy Park playground upgrade will ensure hours of fun for all visitors.

The following playgrounds received shade sails in 2022:

• Elliott Heads Esplanade Playground
• Boreham Park x 2
• Palm Park
• Gin Gin Apex Park
• Kolan Community Park

The following parks received upgrades in 2022:

• South Head Parklands shelters and barbecues
• Woodgate toilet block (Second Avenue)
• Surf Riders car park
• Stehbens Park pathway
• Doblo Park pathway
• Walla Street Skatepark
• Moneys Creek pathway
• Botanic Gardens Playground fencing

The following parks have concept designs being developed:

Lake Ellen Heritage Hub Park and Playground
• Banksia Park, Woodgate



  1. Please can we have our playgrounds fenced as it helps families with children with disabilities. It provides more these families with more opportunities to venture out and enjoy the simple everyday things of life making families a little less anxious about an outing not only for the children but for there parents as well making it a wonderful experience rather than one of stress and anxiety.

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