Wednesday, 28 August 2013 09:59

Press Release - Cr Marx Delivers Southside Park Upgrade

Karawatha Ward Councillor Kim Marx has recently delivered more than $295,500 in four park upgrades for southside residents to help carry out the Lord Mayor’s vision of a clean and green city.

Cr Marx said the park upgrades were about providing attractive parks and recreational facilities for residents and visitors.

“Park upgrades are one of the ways Council is working towards creating a more active and healthy city, where people have beautiful green spaces to enjoy the great outdoors,” Cr Marx.

“I’m delighted to announce I have delivered some big park projects in Brisbane’s Southern suburbs including Lapford Circuit Park, Drewvale that received new shade sails and exciting modern play equipment - a Bird Nest Swing, slide and climbing structure.

“The four popular parks were due for improvements to keep up with the demand of the growing community and to ensure the area remains an interesting and fun place for families and residents to enjoy.”

Cr Marx said that following parks in her Ward were recently upgraded:

  • Lapford Circuit Park, Drewvale received new Shade Sails over the playground. Additional playground equipment was installed for older children including a Bird Nest Swing, slide and climbing equipment. - $145,000.
  • Borella Road Park, Sunnybank Hills received a new pathway, shelter with picnic seating, bench seating also refurbishment of the basketball court. - $55,000.
  • Regency Place Park, Stretton received a new electric barbeque and a shelter with picnic seating.  The basketball court was also refurbished. - $43,500.
  • Tuberose Place Park, Calamvale received a new pathway, shelter with picnic seating and also a bench seat along the path. - $52,000. Lighting is also planned along the path to improve safety for pedestrians to be delivered later this year.