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The Works for Queensland (W4Q) program is a Queensland Government initiative which aims to create local jobs and stimulate the local economy. Council has been successful in receiving funding under the last three rounds to upgrade park equipment and facilities, footpaths, shade structures, infrastructure upgrades and more.

The following funding amounts have been received to deliver projects across the Whitsunday region, and details about each project can be found in the table below:

  • Round 3 (2019-21) - $3.61 million
  • Round 2 (2017-19) - $4.07 million
  • Round 1 (2016-17) - $4.36 million

Council has recently been successful in receiving additional W4Q funding to help stimulate the economy during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Council has received the following additional amount:

  • 2020-21 - $2.72 million

Community Consultation occurred for several upgrades, and further info can be found by clicking the links below:


Current W4Q Projects

Project

Description

Status

Fairy Tree Park, Airlie Beach

New swing installation

Completed

Airlie Beach Lagoon

Portable movie screen in Lagoon parkland

Upcoming

Bicentennial Park, CannonvaleFencing and lighting upgrade

Completed

Bicentennial Boardwalk, Cannonvale

Improvements to lighting and park fencing. Installation of a new pedestrian bridge across the drain between the Whisper Bay VMR boat ramp and the boardwalk.

Completed

Cannonvale Lakes, Parker Road

Stage 3 - Boardwalk upgrade, lighting and park improvements

Completed

Keith Johns Park, Proserpine

Stage 2 - New shelter and tables

Completed

Whitsunday Gardens, (Blue Gum St) Proserpine

Replacing old playground with new equipment and shade sail with an existing one from another park

Completed

Halpannel Park, Proserpine

Replacing old playground with new shaded play equipment, exercise equipment and new BBQ shelter

Completed

Rotary Park, Proserpine

Playground restoration and replacing old soft fall rubber with new complaint soft fall rubber

Completed

Dingo Beach footpaths

Footpath extensions and upgrades

Completed

Gloucester rain tanks

New rainwater tanks for public amenities

Completed

Gloucester retaining wall
New retaining wall at the Gloucester Sport & Recreation Association

Completed

Collinsville tennis court

Upgrade to the tennis court

Upcoming

Darcy Munro Park, CollinsvilleInstallation of new play equipment

Upcoming
Scottville Park, CollinsvilleUpgrade to play equipment

Upcoming
Pelican Park, CollinsvilleUpgrade to play equipment

Upcoming

Gideon Pott Park, Bowen

Stage 3 - installation of irrigation and shade sail

Completed

Henry Darwen Park, Bowen

Stage 2 - Concrete Footpath including Seating Slabs Picnic Shelter, Concrete Slab and Solar lighting. Supply and install an Irrigation System, install supplied park furniture and drinking bubblers.

Underway

Hansen Park, Bowen

Sound system installed on site for use by markets and WRC events

Completed

Lions Park, Bowen

New asphalt and linemarking, including new disabled carpark. Demolition of the four old shelter structures with replacement of three new shelters with BBQ's and tables, also a viewing bench seat.

Underway

Thomas Street, Bowen

Footpath extension and upgrade

Completed


COVID Funding 2020-21

Airlie Beach Foreshore

Additional LED lighting along pedestrian pathway

Underway

Cannonvale Foreshore

New playground to replace existing playground, and roof repairs to the After School Care building

Completed

Cannonvale Depot

Replace roof at the Depot

Completed

Whitsunday Coast Airport

New roof and solar installation

Underway

Les Stagg Oval, Proserpine

Replace existing grandstand with new grandstand

Upcoming

Proserpine Water & Sewer

Replace roof of the Administration Building

Completed

Proserpine Swimming Pool

Remove old residence building and upgrade kiosk area

Upcoming

Collinsville Swimming Pool

Install new amenities block, with disability access

Upcoming

Collinsville Youth Coalition

Install new amenities block, with disability access

Underway

Wangaratta Caravan Park, Bowen

Refurbish pool and filtration system

Upcoming

Bowen Water Park

Replace softfall with concrete flooring, and upgrades to equipment

Upcoming

Bowen Swimming Pool

Install new amenities block, with disability access

Upcoming

Bowen Aerodrome

Replace sewerage treatment system and exterior cladding of the Work Camp residences

Upcoming



The Works for Queensland (W4Q) program is a Queensland Government initiative which aims to create local jobs and stimulate the local economy. Council has been successful in receiving funding under the last three rounds to upgrade park equipment and facilities, footpaths, shade structures, infrastructure upgrades and more.

The following funding amounts have been received to deliver projects across the Whitsunday region, and details about each project can be found in the table below:

  • Round 3 (2019-21) - $3.61 million
  • Round 2 (2017-19) - $4.07 million
  • Round 1 (2016-17) - $4.36 million

Council has recently been successful in receiving additional W4Q funding to help stimulate the economy during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Council has received the following additional amount:

  • 2020-21 - $2.72 million

Community Consultation occurred for several upgrades, and further info can be found by clicking the links below:


Current W4Q Projects

Project

Description

Status

Fairy Tree Park, Airlie Beach

New swing installation

Completed

Airlie Beach Lagoon

Portable movie screen in Lagoon parkland

Upcoming

Bicentennial Park, CannonvaleFencing and lighting upgrade

Completed

Bicentennial Boardwalk, Cannonvale

Improvements to lighting and park fencing. Installation of a new pedestrian bridge across the drain between the Whisper Bay VMR boat ramp and the boardwalk.

Completed

Cannonvale Lakes, Parker Road

Stage 3 - Boardwalk upgrade, lighting and park improvements

Completed

Keith Johns Park, Proserpine

Stage 2 - New shelter and tables

Completed

Whitsunday Gardens, (Blue Gum St) Proserpine

Replacing old playground with new equipment and shade sail with an existing one from another park

Completed

Halpannel Park, Proserpine

Replacing old playground with new shaded play equipment, exercise equipment and new BBQ shelter

Completed

Rotary Park, Proserpine

Playground restoration and replacing old soft fall rubber with new complaint soft fall rubber

Completed

Dingo Beach footpaths

Footpath extensions and upgrades

Completed

Gloucester rain tanks

New rainwater tanks for public amenities

Completed

Gloucester retaining wall
New retaining wall at the Gloucester Sport & Recreation Association

Completed

Collinsville tennis court

Upgrade to the tennis court

Upcoming

Darcy Munro Park, CollinsvilleInstallation of new play equipment

Upcoming
Scottville Park, CollinsvilleUpgrade to play equipment

Upcoming
Pelican Park, CollinsvilleUpgrade to play equipment

Upcoming

Gideon Pott Park, Bowen

Stage 3 - installation of irrigation and shade sail

Completed

Henry Darwen Park, Bowen

Stage 2 - Concrete Footpath including Seating Slabs Picnic Shelter, Concrete Slab and Solar lighting. Supply and install an Irrigation System, install supplied park furniture and drinking bubblers.

Underway

Hansen Park, Bowen

Sound system installed on site for use by markets and WRC events

Completed

Lions Park, Bowen

New asphalt and linemarking, including new disabled carpark. Demolition of the four old shelter structures with replacement of three new shelters with BBQ's and tables, also a viewing bench seat.

Underway

Thomas Street, Bowen

Footpath extension and upgrade

Completed


COVID Funding 2020-21

Airlie Beach Foreshore

Additional LED lighting along pedestrian pathway

Underway

Cannonvale Foreshore

New playground to replace existing playground, and roof repairs to the After School Care building

Completed

Cannonvale Depot

Replace roof at the Depot

Completed

Whitsunday Coast Airport

New roof and solar installation

Underway

Les Stagg Oval, Proserpine

Replace existing grandstand with new grandstand

Upcoming

Proserpine Water & Sewer

Replace roof of the Administration Building

Completed

Proserpine Swimming Pool

Remove old residence building and upgrade kiosk area

Upcoming

Collinsville Swimming Pool

Install new amenities block, with disability access

Upcoming

Collinsville Youth Coalition

Install new amenities block, with disability access

Underway

Wangaratta Caravan Park, Bowen

Refurbish pool and filtration system

Upcoming

Bowen Water Park

Replace softfall with concrete flooring, and upgrades to equipment

Upcoming

Bowen Swimming Pool

Install new amenities block, with disability access

Upcoming

Bowen Aerodrome

Replace sewerage treatment system and exterior cladding of the Work Camp residences

Upcoming



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