A new accessible toilet facility has been added to the centrally located Cordalba Park as part of Bundaberg Regional Council’s masterplan project for the site.
Council sought feedback from local residents which identified that recreational facilities needed to be improved.
Divisional representative Councillor Bill Trevor said the addition of the new amenity in Cordalba was great news for the community.
“A toilet facility in the park had been identified as a fundamental community priority for the area and it was therefore incorporated into the masterplan for the site and featured in the concept design released for community feedback in 2023,” he said.
“The new toilet facility is now operational and will ensure friends and family can enjoy their time in one of the region’s wonderful parks which will continue to be developed through the masterplan.”
Council’s Parks and Gardens portfolio spokesperson Councillor Wayne Honor said installing the toilet delivered a key resource for the community as stage one of the masterplan project.
“The installation of the new accessible toilet facility is a great addition to this park which sits in the heart of the Cordalba community,” Cr Honor said.
“Community consultation and Council’s engagement sessions with students of nearby Cordalba State School helped inform the development of the Cordalba Park masterplan design.
“The concept design for the park includes new play equipment, pathways and a nature play area beneath the existing fig trees.”
Under the masterplan, the existing Cordalba war memorial cenotaph will have paving and seating added to the surrounding area.
The concept design also includes a disability carpark space to be created on Holme Street, adjacent to the new toilet facility.
The concept design for the Cordalba Park masterplan is now finalised, and the next phase of the project is to undertake detailed design works.
More information about the masterplan and project updates can be found here.