Gowanbrae Open Space Development 2017-19

Project background

Funding was allocated in the 2017-18 Council budget to continue implementation of the Gowanbrae Open Space Development and Management Plan (PDF 3Mb) which was endorsed by Council in May 2014.

Works completed

Elms Court Reserve GowanbraeWorks in 2017-18 focused on improvements to the Elms Court Reserve parklands, as shown in the Elms Court Reserve Draft Concept Plan (PDF 6Mb)

Works completed in 2017-18 include:

  • Play space and barbecue area
  • Outdoor fitness equipment
  • AFL and soccer training goals
  • Walking paths
  • Additional vegetation and tree planting for shade

Remaining works

Remaining works be completed before June 2019:

  • Cricket training nets
  • Car parking
  • Skate elements and path

Funding has also been allocated to begin developing a Gowanbrae Community Garden on Council land at 156 Gowanbrae Drive. The Gowanbrae Community Garden Concept Plan has been drawn up and elements will begin construction this financial year in conjunction with the local community.

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