Making One Of Our Best Parks Even Better

Sunshine Coast Council

One of the most popular parks on the Sunshine Coast is undergoing a makeover, sure to be a hit with thousands of locals and visitors.

Works are underway at Power Memorial Park in Mudjimba, with Sunshine Coast Council starting stage one of landscaping works to upgrade the much-loved park.

With a number of access points to the patrolled Mudjimba Beach and loads of facilities including barbecues, shelters, picnic tables, and a shaded playground all located right across the street from popular local shops, it’s easy to see why the park is so popular.

Sunshine Coast Council Division 8 Councillor Taylor Bunnag said the upgrade would make a great park even greater.

“I regularly visit Power Memorial Park with my young family, and I’m pleased we’ve started the staged works to improve this much-used space,” Cr Bunnag said.

Improving accessibility

“It’s known as one of the best places to have a barbecue on the Coast and it certainly makes for a perfect day out.

“We’re investing more than $330,000 in Stage 1 works, which include renewing the five shelters adjacent to the playground, with new roofing, barbecues and seating.

“I’m looking forward to seeing the artwork in the park – we’re painting the table tennis tables as well as the electrical switchboard cupboard.

“We are also widening the pathways and planting new shade trees to accompany landscaping works.

“I’m really pleased to see Council also enhancing the lighting and accessibility to the park which is a necessary improvement to ensure all members of our community can access and enjoy the park.

“Thank you to Mudjimba locals and business owners for your patience as we deliver these new facilities for our whole community to enjoy.

“This is another great upgrade showcasing how we’re connecting and engaging with our communities to build a better future for everyone.”

Shelter and barbecue at Power Memorial Park, Mudjimba

Shelter and barbecue at Power Memorial Park, Mudjimba

Stage one works are expected to be completed by the end of July 2024, weather permitting.

Council will start stage two of the park improvements, which will include upgrading the playground, after the September school holidays later this year.

For stage two improvements, Sunshine Coast Council is proudly partnering with the Australian Government, which contributed $265,000 through its Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program.

This partnership will enable Queenslanders to participate in sport and recreation activities on the Sunshine Coast.

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