Koorana Reserve Upgrade

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Project summary

We are upgrading 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 includes 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.

Construction started on 6 April 2021.

May 2022 update

Completed works

  • Completed turf installation on western playing fields
  • Completed car park works including asphalt, kerbing, line marking
  • Completed blockwork retaining wall works to northern boundary
  • Completed car park landscaping
  • Completed car park lighting

Open for use

From 1 December 2021 the upper oval is open for public use. Please be mindful of the continued works on the lower oval so use the area with caution. 

If you are experiencing any issues, please contact the City on 9528 0333 or email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Project Progress Video

Check out the current progress of the project.


Koorana Reserve Upgrade

See the progress being made at the site.

Funding partners

Community Sport and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF)

This project is 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 has also received funding support from the WACA and Cricket Australia’s Australian Cricket Infrastructure Fund, which will support the delivery of cricket-related infrastructure at the Koorana Reserve.

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Local Roads and Community Infrastrucuture 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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Frequently asked questions
  1. Will construction of the project impact school pick up and drop off? 
    The City and the contractor endeavour to implement major traffic management between the hours of 9am and 2.30pm.

  2. How many car parking bays will be available upon completion of the project? 
    There will be 75 car parking bays available on completion of the project. 

Project timeline

Master Plan
  • Date
  • Progress
Concept design
  • Date
  • Progress
Detailed design
  • Date
  • Progress
Construction tender awarded
  • Date
    January 2021
  • Progress
Construction - Civil works
  • Date
    April 2021
  • Progress
Construction - Playing fields
  • Date
  • Progress
    In progress
Construction - Building works
  • Date
  • Progress
    In progress
  • Date
  • Progress
    Not started


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