Walter Nesbit Park Renewal

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Consultation has concluded, thank you for your time.

Current playground that is at Walter Nesbit Park.

Townsville City Council is committed to providing parks, sporting fields and recreational areas with facilities that promote and contribute to the health and welfare of our city.

About the project:

Council welcomes you to participate and Have Your Say on the Walter Nesbit Park playground renewal project. Your valuable feedback will contribute to shaping this park and guide Council on decision making and planning open space projects for our city's future.

As part of this exciting project, Council plans to:

  • Install a new playground aimed at the junior aged groups,
  • Install new rubber Softfall under the playground for safety,
  • Install a new shade structure covering the playground, and
  • Landscape and beautify the playground.

How can you get involved?

Council values community feedback on all of our projects and initiatives and invites residents and surrounding visitors of the park to submit their feedback on the proposal to renew the playground facilities for Walter Nesbit Park, Pallarenda.

How Long is the consultation period?

Community Consultation for Walter Nesbit Park, Pallarenda opens Monday, 9 March and will conclude on Friday, 10 April 2020.


Project Update

Council would like to provide you with a further update on the Walter Nesbit Park playground renewal project within Pallarenda.

Council invited the community to provide feedback in relation to a playground option proposed for the park that will improve the overall user experience within the open space. The project received 363 visitors to the page with 37 responses that has provided Council guidance in shaping this project and more importantly future open space parks within our region.

An overview of the feedback informed Council of the following:

  • Overall considerable support for the project,
  • Support for investment in the Pallarenda area,
  • Concerns raised regarding the design and variety of users within the park, and
  • 95% community support towards the Concept 1 playground.

As a result of the community consultation, Council will be proceeding with the installation of the new playground within Walter Nesbit Park:

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Construction works are anticipated to commence Monday 25 May 2020 and take around 6 weeks to complete – weather permitting.

Works may involve:

  • Operation of machinery;
  • Flashing lights, construction traffic; and
  • Noise and dust.

Normal works hours are 6am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 6am to 2pm on Saturday. In exceptional cases, work may be required outside these hours as advised above.

Council has appointed UrbanPlay to carry out these works.

We thank you for your contribution to shaping our parks and playgrounds.

Kind regards,

Townsville City Council

Townsville City Council is committed to providing parks, sporting fields and recreational areas with facilities that promote and contribute to the health and welfare of our city.

About the project:

Council welcomes you to participate and Have Your Say on the Walter Nesbit Park playground renewal project. Your valuable feedback will contribute to shaping this park and guide Council on decision making and planning open space projects for our city's future.

As part of this exciting project, Council plans to:

  • Install a new playground aimed at the junior aged groups,
  • Install new rubber Softfall under the playground for safety,
  • Install a new shade structure covering the playground, and
  • Landscape and beautify the playground.

How can you get involved?

Council values community feedback on all of our projects and initiatives and invites residents and surrounding visitors of the park to submit their feedback on the proposal to renew the playground facilities for Walter Nesbit Park, Pallarenda.

How Long is the consultation period?

Community Consultation for Walter Nesbit Park, Pallarenda opens Monday, 9 March and will conclude on Friday, 10 April 2020.


Project Update

Council would like to provide you with a further update on the Walter Nesbit Park playground renewal project within Pallarenda.

Council invited the community to provide feedback in relation to a playground option proposed for the park that will improve the overall user experience within the open space. The project received 363 visitors to the page with 37 responses that has provided Council guidance in shaping this project and more importantly future open space parks within our region.

An overview of the feedback informed Council of the following:

  • Overall considerable support for the project,
  • Support for investment in the Pallarenda area,
  • Concerns raised regarding the design and variety of users within the park, and
  • 95% community support towards the Concept 1 playground.

As a result of the community consultation, Council will be proceeding with the installation of the new playground within Walter Nesbit Park: