A year of milestones help to deliver the future of Division 3
  • Thursday 14 June 2018

From Battery Hill to Little Mountain to Warana, Division 3 continued to build on council’s vision to be Australia’s most sustainable region – healthy, smart, creative over the past 12 months.

Division 3 Councillor Peter Cox said he was proud to see some long-term projects progressing well across his division as part of Sunshine Coast Council’s 2017/18 budget.

“We’re keeping our neighbourhood roads safe, upgrading public amenities and increasing recreational and sporting infrastructure across the division for everyone to enjoy,” Cr Cox said.

“This financial year, stage one of the new AFL fields and facilities at the Meridan Sports Fields kicked off with irrigation, drainage and underground services while the Kawana Aquatic Centre upgrade moved into a master planning process.

“Sunshine Coast Stadium became a field of dreams as we installed new LED lighting to power our local teams into the night.

“Road safety improvements, traffic calming measures and other road upgrades have been completed across the division and welcomed by the community.”

Sunshine Coast Council will deliver its 2018/19 budget on June 21.

Division 3 highlights for 2017/2018 included:

  • $800,000 to upgrade the Kawana Aquatic Centre
  • $600,000 towards commencing construction of two new AFL fields, clubhouse and associated facilities at Meridan Sports Fields, Meridan Plains, with works to continue in 2018/19
  • $400,000 to upgrade the field lighting at Sunshine Coast Stadium
  • $310,900 to upgrade stormwater infrastructure
  • $201,000 to replace pathways on Nicklin Way
  • $335,000 for traffic calming measures on Browning Blvd, Battery Hill and Croydon Ave, Currimundi
  • $148,000 to upgrade Lake Kawana Community Centre, Bokarina
  • $100,000 for design concepts to upgrade a section of Parklands Blvd to four lanes, Meridan Plains