Koorana Reserve Upgrade

Past Project
  • Major infrastructure projects
  • Construction

Project summary

We have upgraded the Koorana Reserve playing fields and clubroom to provide more sporting opportunities for people in the Coastal Central Subdistrict.

Our Coastal Central Sporting Infrastructure Assessment identified that Koorana Reserve had the potential to offer more sporting activities, and recommended that the City produce a master plan.

The construction contract for the Koorana Reserve Master Plan was awarded to local company Shelford Constructions Pty Ltd at the January 2021 Ordinary Meeting of Council. The contract included the following works:

  • all site civil works including clearing of the south/east section of the reserve to create two new soccer fields and one cricket oval; 
  • expansion of the cricket practice nets, new shade structures, pathways and a drinking fountain;
  • replacement of the existing centre cricket wicket;
  • refurbishment and expansion of the existing clubrooms;
  • removal of existing floodlighting and installation of new floodlighting to accommodate training and competition lighting levels for soccer;
  • construction of a new car park off of Royal Palm Drive; and,
  • removal and replacement of existing bores and reticulation, plus new reticulation infrastructure to support the new pitches and ovals.

The official opening and handover to the sporting clubs was on 6 July 2022. 

Funding partners

Community Sport and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF)

This project was supported by the State Government, through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, which is a major supporter of community sport and recreation facilities in Western Australia.

Sport and recreation builds stronger, healthier, happier and safer communities.

When we play sport, our whole community wins.

Cricket Australia 

The City also received funding support from the WACA and Cricket Australia’s Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund, to support the delivery of cricket-related infrastructure at the Koorana Reserve.

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Local Roads and Community Inf
rastrucuture Program (LCRI)

The Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program supports local councils to deliver priority local road and community infrastructure projects across Australia, supporting jobs and the resilience of local economies to help communities bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Project timeline

Master Plan
  • Date
    2018
  • Progress
    Completed
Concept design
  • Date
    2018/2019
  • Progress
    Completed
Detailed design
  • Date
    2019/2020
  • Progress
    Completed
Construction tender awarded
  • Date
    January 2021
  • Progress
    Completed
Construction - Civil works
  • Date
    April 2021
  • Progress
    Completed
Construction - Playing fields
  • Date
    2021/2022
  • Progress
    Completed
Construction - Building works
  • Date
    2021/2022
  • Progress
    Completed
Opening
  • Date
    6 July 2022
  • Progress
    Completed

Location

Royal Palm Drive, Warnbro
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