Works for Queensland

The  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. The W4Q projects include upgrades to Council-owned park equipment and facilities, shade structures and shelters, foreshore improvements, water and waste, installation of solar panels and more.

In 2018, Council has been allocated $4.07 million under Round 2 of the W4Q funding. Planning and design is currently underway for a number of proposed projects.

Community Consultation has been held regarding the following proposed upgrades, and more information can be found at our online engagement site Your Say Whitsunday:

In 2017, Council was allocated $4.36 million under Round 1 to deliver the below projects. 

W4Q Projects
Project Description Status 
 Parks & Facilities 2018-19    
Wildlife Road Park, Jubilee Pocket Stage 2  - Small toilet block, 12 new car parks on Jubilee Pocket Rd, fencing, footpaths, flying fox, mouse wheel and sheltered seating. Underway
Stormvogel Drive Park, Mandalay Playground, swingset, softfall and shade sail Underway
Shingley Beach, Cannonvale Stage 2 - New BBQ shelter and seating Underway
Cannonvale Lake, on Parker Road Stage 2 - Car park, small toilet block, swing set and half-basketball court. Underway
Cannonvale Foreshore Stage 2 - BBQ shelters and additional seating.  Underway
Pioneer Park, Proserpine Stage 1 - New climbing net playground, a track ride with tower, mouse wheel, climbing cubes and bird's nest swing. Upcoming
Keith Johns Park, Proserpine Stage 1 - New shelters, BBQ, small toilet block and quad tower play equipment. Upcoming
Sonoma Street shared path, Collinsville Pedestrian and cycle path Upcoming
Miller Street Lookout, Collinsville Lookout platform Upcoming
Hay Street shared path, Bowen Pedestrian and cycle path Underway
Gideon Pott Park, Bowen Stage 2 Upcoming
Rose Bay Park Stage 1 Upcoming
Parks & Facilities - 2017    
Wildlife Road Park, Jubilee Pocket Stage 1 - Large playground, shade structure, BBQ, landscaping, dog off-leash enclosure Completed
Airlie Beach Lagoon Shade structures Completed
Shingley Beach, Cannonvale Stage 1 - Replacement of existing skillion structure and BBQ Completed
Cannonvale Lake, on Parker Road Stage 1 - Playground, shade structure, BBQ, landscaping  Completed
Cannonvale Beach Foreshore upgrade Stage 1 - Playground, exercise equipment, skillion structure, BBQ, landscaping  Completed
Conway Beach  Playground, shade structure, skillion structure and BBQ Completed
Wilson Beach Playground, shade structure, skillion structure and BBQ
Anzac Park, Collinsville Landscaping Completed
Lions Park, Collinsville Skillion structure and BBQ Completed
Horseshoe Bay Park Skillion structure Completed
Mullers Lagoon, Bowen Skillion structure and BBQ Completed
Gideon Pott Park, on Queens Beach Esplanade, Bowen Stage 1 - Shade structure, extension of basketball court Completed
Herb Murray Park, at Merinda, Bowen Replacement of playground, skillion structure and BBQ Completed
Greys Bay, Bowen Shade structure, BBQ Completed
Proserpine Swimming Pool Replacement of grandstand and roof frame Completed
Collinsville Skate Rink Shade structure  Completed
Bowen Skate Park Shade structure Completed
Bowen PCYC Skate Park To be upgraded with a new and improved layout Completed
Bowen Water Treatment Plant Solar power installation  Completed
Airlie Beach Lagoon pump station Solar power installation Completed
Proserpine Community Centre Solar power installation  Completed
Bowen Council Chambers (Library and SES building) Solar power installation  Completed
Collinsville Community Centre Solar power installation Completed
Bowen PCYC Solar power installation Completed
Bowen Depot Solar power installation  Completed

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    67 Herbert Street, Bowen
    Shop 23 Whitsunday Plaza, Cannonvale
    Cnr. Stanley and Conway Streets, Collinsville
    52 Main Street, Proserpine
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