Delivering the future in Division 8
  • Thursday 15 June 2017
Budget 2017

A $2.1 million streetscape project at Timari Street, Pacific Paradise (over two years), a $570,000 upgrade to the Mudjimba Holiday Park and a new public amenity at the end of Sunset Strip are among the Sunshine Coast Council’s 2017/18 budget highlights for Division 8.

Division 8 Councillor Jason O’Pray said council’s $722 million 2017/18 budget included a mix of projects to help deliver a positive future and build Australia’s healthy, smart and creative region.

“I’m rapt to see such a strong commitment of $2.1 million (over two years) to the important streetscape project at Timari Street which will deliver significant improvements to this area, including Menzies Drive and the service road beside David Low Way,” Cr O’Pray said.

“This project is part of the Pacific Paradise Commercial Precinct master plan and will provide more practical and inviting areas for the community to gather as well as improving access for pedestrians and vehicles and improving opportunities for local businesses in the area to develop.”

“Further improvements will also be carried out at the hugely popular Mudjimba Holiday Park, while important repair and replacement works will be carried out at Chambers Island Bridge and Bradman Avenue seawall and new shelters and barbecues will be installed in Power Memorial Park.”

Division 8 highlights for the 2017/18 budget include:

  • $650k in 2016/17 and $1.45 million in 2017/18 (or $2.1 million over two years) for the Timari St Streetscape project, Pacific Paradise
  • $675,000 to repair and replace Chambers Island Bridge headstocks
  • $570,000 for new amenities block at Mudjimba Holiday Park
  • $400,000 to construct a pathway in the Pacific Paradise State School precinct
  • $145,000 fto replace the barbecue and shelter at  Power Memorial Park, Mudjimba
  • $135,000 to construct a new amenity at the end of Sunset Strip, Marcoola
  • $120,000 to install a new air conditioner at Millwell Community Centre, Maroochydore
  • $100,000 for sea wall renewall at Bradman Avenue, Maroochydore.