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Water, sewer and stormwater

Horseshoe Lagoon Algae Management

March 2021

We’re tackling the ongoing problem of blue-green algae infestations of Horseshoe Lagoon at West Albury.

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In Progress
City Projects Environment

Day Street Drain Reconstruction

April 2021

We’re reconstructing the Day Street storm water drain to improve the functionality, amenity and environmental impacts to the area.

In Progress
Leisure and Recreation

Albury Entertainment Centre Theatre Roof Replacement

May 2021

Replacement of the existing terracotta clay tiled roof with a new metal roofing system on the Albury Entertainment Centre Theatre.

In Progress
Land planning and urban renewal

Mate Street Beautification Project

May 2021

We’re planning important infrastructure and streetscape improvements on Mate Street between Urana Road and Tarakan Avenue.

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Essential Services Water, sewer and stormwater

Bulk Water Filling Stations

May 2021

This project will involve the installation of two additional automated prepaid bulk water filling stations.

In Progress
Essential Services Traffic and transport

Elizabeth Mitchell Drive intersection upgrade

May 2021

The finishing touches are being applied to the new Elizabeth Mitchell Drive-Thurgoona Drive intersection.

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Traffic and transport

Wilson Street Car Park

June 2021

In the upcoming year, we’ll be conducting a feasibility study into whether at least one more deck can built on top of the Wilson Street car park.

Arts and Culture

Cultural Precinct Master Plan Review

June 2021

We’re developing a Master Plan to guide the future of our Cultural Precinct and QEII Square

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Essential Services Water, sewer and stormwater

Water Filtration Plant – Fluoride Plant Upgrade

June 2021

This year, we will undertake a major project to upgrade the fluoride systems at Water Filtration Plant A and B.

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Essential Services Traffic and transport

Road and drain rehabilitation

June 2021

As always, maintaining our road and drain networks will be a major focus of the 2021-22 budget.

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Planning
Leisure and Recreation

Thurgoona Leash Free Area

June 2021

Every dog (and their owner) needs the freedom to exercise and socialise.

Consultation
Traffic and transport

Thurgoona Link Road

June 2021

We have been progressing plans for the development of the Thurgoona Link Road Project to provide the transport infrastructure needed to meet the rapid growth of Thurgoona-Wirlinga in the years ahead.

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Leisure and Recreation

CBD Bike Loop Construction

June 2021

This exciting project will see progress in plans to build dedicated cycle paths in the Albury and Lavington CBDs, providing connectivity to existing and future bicycle routes.

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In Progress
Essential Services Traffic and transport

Airport safety improvements

June 2021

Council will this year begin the installation of a body scanner and multi-view X-ray machine at the airport security check-in area.

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Technology and Infrastructure

Parking Sensor Trial

June 2021

As part of our commitment to making our ‘smart community’ more livable and sustainable, we’re trialing parking sensors.

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Arts and Culture Leisure and Recreation

Yindyamarra Sculpture Walk Re-alignment

July 2021

This project will consolidate the existing 10-kilometre-long Yindyamarra Sculpture walk into a five kilometre figure of eight.

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Completed
Leisure and Recreation

Red Gum Park Play Space upgrade

July 2021

This project will improve the park play area with new play equipment with shade. Stage two includes the construction of an outdoor basketball area.

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Consultation
Leisure and Recreation

Albury Swim Centre – Major Plant Replacement

August 2021

The consistent management of water quality at the Albury Swim Centre will be improved by the installation of six new filter units in the plant room.

Keene Street's current median strip and road surface.
In Progress
Essential Services

Keene Street – Reconstruction

August 2021

Keene Street will be redeveloped between Borella Road and North Street .

Existing Centaur Road surface
Essential Services

Centaur Road Reconstruction

September 2021

Centaur Road, from Overend Street to Tip Road, is undergoing a full reconstruction.

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Consultation
City Projects

Albury Entertainment Centre Convention Wing Redevelopment

September 2021

We’re proposing a major redevelopment of the Albury Entertainment Centre (AEC) Convention Wing to create a leading regional events, conference and function venue.

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Essential Services

South Albury Levee (Australia Park)

October 2021

This project is to construct/realign a portion of the South Albury Levee within Australia Park.

Existing building
Planning
In Progress
Leisure and Recreation

Thurgoona Oval Change Room Upgrade

November 2021

The project involves the construction of new change rooms for AFL and netball and associated public amenities

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Arts and Culture

Albury CBD Historic Building Walking Tour - Bollards

November 2021

This project will improve the experience for people taking the Albury CBD Historic Walking Tour.

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Essential Services

Holmwood Cross Drain Reconstruction

December 2021

This project objective is to fully reconstruct the open concrete drain between Holmwood Cross and Albury TAFE.

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Planning
Leisure and Recreation

Australia Park Carparking

December 2021

This project will vastly improve car parking for visitors to our riverside parks.

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In Progress
Leisure and Recreation

Wagirra Trail Extension

December 2021

Construction is underway on an additional 12kms of sealed pathway extending behind Wonga Wetlands.

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In Progress
Leisure and Recreation

Regional Skate Park

December 2021

Detailed designs will be developed in 2019-20 for the proposed Albury Regional Skate Park in David Street.

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Planning
Leisure and Recreation

Oddies Creek Park Footbridge

December 2021

We're building a new footbridge linking Oddies Creek Park and Australia Park.

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Lavington CCTV System

December 2021

In the upcoming financial year, we’ll continue the development of a wireless CCTV system in and around the Lavington CBD.

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In Progress
Essential Services

Albury Recycling Centre – New machinery

December 2021

In our push to promote recycling, we are purchasing new machinery for the Albury Recycling Centre.

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Essential Services

Lavington Drain Reconstruction

December 2021

This project objective is to fully reconstruct the open concrete drain.

NEXUS SIGN
In Progress
Business and economic development

NEXUS Industrial Precinct

December 2021

This exciting project will see the finalisation of infrastructure construction as part of the NEXUS Industrial Precinct, including the much anticipated Davey Road interchange.

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Facilities

Public Toilet Strategy

December 2021

Following extensive public consultation in 2020, we’re embarking on a major program to replace or upgrade some of the city’s public toilet facilities, with funding support from the Federal Government.

In Progress
Leisure and Recreation

Lavington Sports Ground Redevelopment

February 2022

This major redevelopment will transform the Lavington Sports Ground into one of regional Australia's premier sporting facilities, capable of hosting local, regional, state and national carnivals, community sport and other events.

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Essential Services Traffic and transport

Hawksview Road Construction

March 2022

The project consists of a full reconstruction of Hawksview Road from Knoble Road to Annaconda Lane.

Planning
Environment Facilities Leisure and Recreation

Ernest Grant Park Play Space

April 2022

The construction of stage one of the Ernest Grant Park Play Space

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Environment Essential Services

Water Conservation and Drought Awareness Program

June 2022

This project aims to develop a community awareness program.

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Arts and Culture Technology and Infrastructure

Cultural Collection Database Upgrade

June 2022

This project will deliver an upgrade of our museums collection database.

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Essential Services

Accessibility upgrades

June 2022

This project will focus on modifying Council buildings to ensure easier access for everyone.

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Technology and Infrastructure

Body worn cameras

June 2022

As part of ongoing efforts to keep our community and staff safe, we’re introducing body-worn cameras for our rangers.

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Essential Services

Animal Management Facility

June 2022

Part two of this project will deliver the design for a modern regional animal management facility

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Arts and Culture Leisure and Recreation

Library books stock acquisition fund

June 2022

This project will provide our community with new library collection items, including books and DVDs.

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Facilities

Community Energy Fund

June 2022

Our Community Energy Fund is designed to further improve our sustainability.

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Essential Services Water, sewer and stormwater

Sewer Rehabilitation Program

June 2022

This year, the ongoing annual program will ensure the continued inspection of the network and rehabilitation works where necessary.

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Essential Services

Airport Taxiway Charlie - Stage 2

June 2022

Delays to landing and take-offs at the airport will be reduced and safety improved by the extension of Taxiway Charlie.

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Essential Services Water, sewer and stormwater

Water main to Wonga Wetlands

June 2022

A 150mm water main will be constructed from Pemberton Street to Wonga Wetlands.

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In Progress
Facilities

Airport Precinct Expansion

June 2022

Works are underway on the expansion of the general aviation western precinct to meet future demand for airside lots.

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Environment

Energy Efficiency Projects – Investigation and Implementation

June 2022

We’re continuing to develop Albury as a leader in sustainability through ongoing audits.

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Traffic and transport

Footpaths and bike paths

June 2022

We’re working to deliver major improvements to our footpath and bike trail network.

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Facilities

Waste Management Centre Improvements

June 2022

We’re working on a number of projects to make our waste management centre even more efficient, environmentally-friendly and easier to use for customers.

Bunton entrance
Planning
Environment Facilities Leisure and Recreation

Bunton Park Upgrades

June 2022

The upgrade of sports field lighting and design development of priority buildings at Bunton Park

Greenfield Park
Facilities Leisure and Recreation

Greenfield Park Upgrade - Stage 1 Works

June 2022

Stage one works at Greenfield Park including perimeter fencing, retaining walls and spectator areas

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Technology and Infrastructure

Smart ideas

June 2022

As part of our work to ensure Albury catches the technology wave of the future, we’re embarking on a series of ‘smart city’ improvements.

Murray Park MP Final
Leisure and Recreation

Murray Park Play Space

June 2022

This project will meet the request of Thurgoona residents for a new place for children to play at Murray Park Estate.

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Essential Services

Glenmorus Gardens – Beam Installation

June 2022

In the upcoming financial year, we’ll continue an important project to improve the appearance of Glenmorus Gardens.

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Essential Services

Solar at Waterview Laboratory

June 2022

We're investigating solar feasibility at the Waterview Treatment Plant.

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Arts and Culture

PumpHouse Maker Space & Artist Workshop

June 2022

Albury’s historic pump house in Waterworks Road will be transformed into a mecca for artists and creators.

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Essential Services

Emergency Management Centre Stage 2

June 2022

We are leading an innovative and ambitious approach to regional emergency services management with the establishment of a multi-purpose co-ordination, response and training facility at the Albury Airport.

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Essential Services Water, sewer and stormwater

Brooklyn Fields Stage 3 and Lipsett SPS Gravity Main

June 2022

This project will ensure sewage infrastructure is available for the future development of new residential estates.

Oddies Pathc
Planning
Environment Facilities Leisure and Recreation

Solar Lights on Wagirra Trail

June 2022

Installation of Solar lights along the Wagirra Trail

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Planning
Environment Leisure and Recreation

Mountain Bike Audit and Strategy Implementation

June 2022

Improvements to the mountain bike track network on Nail Can Hill

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Environment Water, sewer and stormwater

Bungambrawatha Creek Outfall

June 2022

This project is the naturalisation of the Bungambrawatha Creek Outfall into the Murray River.

Melrose building
Planning
Facilities Leisure and Recreation

Melrose Park Sports Pavilion

November 2022

The construction of a new sports pavilion that meets the participation demands and sporting clubs needs.

In Progress
Leisure and Recreation

Albury Riverside Precinct

December 2022

This multi-million dollar project will provide spectacular riverside experiences including boardwalks, a floating dock, car parking, lighting, landscaping and new pathways along the river’s edge behind the Albury Swim Centre.

IBF
Facilities Leisure and Recreation

Alexandra Park (Ian Barker Fields) Reconstruction

April 2023

Reconstruction of four hectares of sportsground playing surface at Alexandra Park (Ian Barker Fields)

Leisure and Recreation

Lauren Jackson Sports Centre Upgrade

June 2023

Detailed investigations and planning for Stage 1 upgrades will be undertaken during 2019-2020 to ensure the facility is bought up to modern standards and accessible for all users.

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Planning
Leisure and Recreation

Wonga Wetlands Visitor Education and Experience Centre

July 2023

Detailed designs are being prepared for construction of a visitor education and experience centre at Wonga Wetlands.

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Arts and Culture

Gateway Urban and Public Art Commissions

June 2024

This project is intended to commission and install iconic and large-scale public artworks across two gateways into Albury over a four-year period.

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