Works for Queensland

The 2016-17 Works for Queensland (W4Q) program is a $200 million Queensland Government initiative funded under the State Infrastructure Fund. W4Q is about employing local businesses, creating jobs and stimulating the local economy. 

Whitsunday Regional Council was allocated $4.36M, and will be delivering the below projects by 30 November 2017. The projects will be completed in various locations across the region and include upgrades to parks, shade structures, skillion structures (small shelters), foreshores, facilities, water and waste, installation of solar panels and more.

W4Q Projects
Project Description Status 
Regional Parks and Beaches    
Wildlife Park Road, Jubilee Pocket Large playground, shade structure, BBQ, landscaping, dog enclosure  Underway
Airlie Beach Lagoon Shade structures  Underway
Shingley Beach Replacement of existing skillion structure and BBQ  Upcoming
Cannonvale Lake, on Parker Road Playground, shade structure, BBQ, landscaping   Underway
Cannonvale Beach Foreshore upgrade Playground, exercise equipment, skillion structure, BBQ, landscaping   Underway
Conway Beach  Playground, shade structure, skillion structure and BBQ  Underway
Wilson Beach Playground, shade structure, skillion structure and BBQ
Anzac Park, Collinsville Landscaping  Underway
Lions Park, Collinsville Skillion structure and BBQ  Upcoming
Lions Park, Scottville Skillion structure and BBQ  Upcoming
Mullers Lagoon Skillion structure and BBQ  Upcoming
Gideon Pott Park, Bowen Shade structure, extension of basketball court  Underway
Herb Murray Park, Bowen Replacement of playground, skillion structure and BBQ  Upcoming
Greys Bay, Bowen Shade structure, BBQ  Upcoming
Council Facilities     
Proserpine Swimming Pool Replacement of grandstand and roof frame  Upcoming
Collinsville Skate Rink Shade structure   Underway
Bowen Skate Park Shade structure  Underway
Bowen PCYC Skate Park To be upgraded with a new and improved layout  Upcoming
Bowen Water Treatment Plant Solar power installation   Upcoming
Airlie Beach Lagoon pump station Solar power installation  Upcoming
Proserpine Community Centre Solar power installation   Upcoming
Bowen Council Chambers (Library and SES building) Solar power installation   Upcoming
Collinsville Community Centre Solar power installation  Upcoming
Bowen PCYC Solar power installation  Upcoming
Bowen Depot Solar power installation   Upcoming

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    Cnr. Stanley and Conway Streets, Collinsville
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