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A healthy, creative, connected community.

In 2019–20 council has allocated $35.65 million to building a healthy, active and resilient community; celebrating culture and diversity; providing welcoming, accessible facilities; and fostering an engaged, contributing community.

Below are the new initiatives and projects for 2019-2020.

A healthy, creative, connected community.

In 2019–20 council has allocated $35.65 million to building a healthy, active and resilient community; celebrating culture and diversity; providing welcoming, accessible facilities; and fostering an engaged, contributing community.

Below are the new initiatives and projects for 2019-2020.

  • Glenelg Oval Sporting Complex

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    10 months ago
    Glenelg Oval Sporting Complex Masterplan implementation – stage 1 (Holdfast Tennis Club)– $889,949

    In 2019–20 construction of stage 1 of the Glenelg Oval Sporting Masterplan will commence. Stage 1 of this
    multi-year project focuses on the Holdfast Tennis Club,which includes the demolition and development of the
    clubroom on site, installation of new lighting and fencing around the courts. Council was unsuccessful in attracting grant funding in 2018–19 and will pursue the project in the upcoming year as a fully Council funded proposition,should external funding not be obtained.

    Glenelg Oval Sporting Complex Masterplan implementation – stage 1 (Holdfast Tennis Club)– $889,949

    In 2019–20 construction of stage 1 of the Glenelg Oval Sporting Masterplan will commence. Stage 1 of this
    multi-year project focuses on the Holdfast Tennis Club,which includes the demolition and development of the
    clubroom on site, installation of new lighting and fencing around the courts. Council was unsuccessful in attracting grant funding in 2018–19 and will pursue the project in the upcoming year as a fully Council funded proposition,should external funding not be obtained.

  • Glenelg Town Hall Redevelopment

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    10 months ago

    Stage 1 of the conservation works,will begin in spring 2019, involves the restoration of the building’s southern façade, clock tower (external & internal) and part of the building’s eastern façade.

    Stage 1 of the conservation works,will begin in spring 2019, involves the restoration of the building’s southern façade, clock tower (external & internal) and part of the building’s eastern façade.

  • Brighton Oval

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    10 months ago

    Local sporting clubs and residents will benefit from a $13.7 million redevelopment of Brighton Oval.

    Local sporting clubs and residents will benefit from a $13.7 million redevelopment of Brighton Oval.

  • Wigley Reserve and Fitness Hub

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    10 months ago

    $1 Million
    We will commence construction of the Wigley Reserve Playspace and Fitness Hub in line with the preferred detailed concept design based on community engagement findings. This project will upgrade the current playground and fitness area into a destination playspace with opportunities for all ages and abilities.The upgrade of this playspace will activate a largely under utilised space turning it into an important community asset. (Construction is subject to successful grant funding).

    $1 Million
    We will commence construction of the Wigley Reserve Playspace and Fitness Hub in line with the preferred detailed concept design based on community engagement findings. This project will upgrade the current playground and fitness area into a destination playspace with opportunities for all ages and abilities.The upgrade of this playspace will activate a largely under utilised space turning it into an important community asset. (Construction is subject to successful grant funding).

  • Access and Inclusion Strategy

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    10 months ago

    Disability Access and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan implementation – $24,000

    Introduced in 2017, The Disability Bill 2017 requires that all state authorities and Councils prepare a disability access and inclusion plan. The implementation of Disability Access and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan will include an audit of Council’s facilities and aspects of its operations to provide a prioritised action plan to address the requirements of the bill.

    Disability Access and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan implementation – $24,000

    Introduced in 2017, The Disability Bill 2017 requires that all state authorities and Councils prepare a disability access and inclusion plan. The implementation of Disability Access and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan will include an audit of Council’s facilities and aspects of its operations to provide a prioritised action plan to address the requirements of the bill.

  • Social Needs and Community Infrastructure Planning and Analysis Report

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    9 months ago
    Social Needs and Community Infrastructure Planning and Analysis Report – $40,800
    This report describes the alignment between community infrastructure and current and projected social needs. The last assessment was conducted in 2012 and an update is required

    Social Needs and Community Infrastructure Planning and Analysis Report – $40,800
    This report describes the alignment between community infrastructure and current and projected social needs. The last assessment was conducted in 2012 and an update is required

  • Kingston Park Foreshore Reserve

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    10 months ago

    The Kingston Park Foreshore Master Plan outlines exciting plans to increase opportunities for local residents and the broader community to enjoy recreation, leisure and community-building activities, while honouring the site’s cultural significance and retaining valuable open space.

    The Kingston Park Foreshore Master Plan outlines exciting plans to increase opportunities for local residents and the broader community to enjoy recreation, leisure and community-building activities, while honouring the site’s cultural significance and retaining valuable open space.

  • Library

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    10 months ago

    To ensure our libraries become hubs of knowledge, creativity and innovation, we are investing $10,000 in a mobile digital hub to showcase digital technologies to the community, including schools, community centres and service clubs

    To ensure our libraries become hubs of knowledge, creativity and innovation, we are investing $10,000 in a mobile digital hub to showcase digital technologies to the community, including schools, community centres and service clubs

  • Wattle Reserve multi-use court upgrade

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    9 months ago
    Wattle Reserve multi-use court upgrade –$34,000
    We will upgrade current 3:3 basketball court into a multi-use netball and basketball court with separate rings
    and regulation goal ring/three point shooting lines.

    Wattle Reserve multi-use court upgrade –$34,000
    We will upgrade current 3:3 basketball court into a multi-use netball and basketball court with separate rings
    and regulation goal ring/three point shooting lines.

  • Dulcie Perry Reserve Playspace Redevelopment

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    10 months ago


    The existing play equipment at Dulcie Perry Reserve has reached the end of it's asset life and is ready for an upgrade


    The existing play equipment at Dulcie Perry Reserve has reached the end of it's asset life and is ready for an upgrade