Cr Connolly - Grant for Buddina Community Garden
  • Thursday 02 June 2016

Congratulations to the Buddina Community Garden, recipients of a $5000 grant for installation of a 1000L water tank incorporated into the design of a 3x3m multipurpose, timber arbour. The provision of a water tank will allow for drip and spray irrigation to the 11 communal garden beds.

Applications for the next round of major grants opens on July 1, 2016 and two grants information sessions will be held in July. Visit for eligibility criteria and application forms. For further information or to discuss your project, contact a grants officer on 5420 8616.

La Balsa Park Car Park Expansion

I am pleased to advise that the expansion of the La Balsa Park car park is now complete and open to the public. Some smart design work allowed council to create 8 new bays in the centre of the car park while only losing a small section of grass on the southern side. The project also included widening of the footpath, a new inverted drain and landscaping works.

Kawana Library refurbishment

Our much-loved Kawana Library is about to undergo a $230,000 refurbishment to make it even more vibrant and inviting. The library will be closed from Monday 30 May to Sunday 5 June while work is underway. Council apologises for any inconvenience but anticipates the wait will be worthwhile.

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First published in Kawana Weekly 2 June 2016.