Completed Projects and Initiatives 2015

Infrastructure projects

  • Completion of the new Victoria Avenue Community Precinct, including the new Primary School, long day care centre, OSHC and early childhood health at Concord West
  • ‘Wonderwalk’ Public Artwork, Lewis Avenue steps
  • ‘More Than Just A Name’, joint public artwork project between Sydney Water and Council – McIlwaine Park
  • Rhodes Waterside Shopping Centre active frontage construction
  • Rhodes Foreshore Public Art installation – Caroline Rothwell ‘Cartwheeling youngster’
  • ‘Central Park’ (Phoenix Park) open space, playground and public art completed
  • Kokoda Memorial Walkway and Rhodes Park landscaping upgrades
  • Public Art Table Tennis Table, Peg Paterson Park
  • ‘Bin your Butts’ – trial of cigarette butt bins, signage and education program in Rhodes Town Square and Rider Blvd
  • 8 new bus Shelters

Projects and initiatives

  • Master planning and consultation for the Station Precinct
  • Completion of the Rhodes Open Space Plan of Management and Masterplan
  • Canada Bay Active - Trial outdoor recreation programs in Mill Park
  • Food Truck Trial – Rhodes Foreshore Park
  • Book Club established in Rhodes
  • Established Rhodes Community Committee
  • Parkrun Rhodes established
  • Community Information Videos – waste and recycling
  • New shared path signage installed along – Rhodes Foreshore
  • ‘Keep Rhodes Beautiful’ design competition and garden maintenance team truck signage
  • $10,000 in partnership funds from Rhodes Waterside Shopping Centre and Sydney Olympic Park Authority for joint engagement and communication opportunities
  • Ephemeral public art “The Poppy Project” – as part of the Centenary of ANZAC 2015 commemoration
  • Establishment of the Rhodes Multicultural Community Association – Business Professionals Network, Australia China Young Ambassadors Scholarship Program and friendship cities

A range of consultation and events

  • Centenary of ANZAC 2015 commemorations
  • Chinese New Year celebrations & Cinema in the Park
  • Clean up Australia Day and BBQ - Sustainability workshops
  • Waste and recycling workshops
  • Derivan art workshops
  • Strata living and residential tenancy information sessions
  • Rhodes Moon Festival
  • Public Health Forums and Carers info workshops
  • Concord Hospital - Rhodes Fire Station Open Day
  • Breastscreen and blood donation vans
  • Small Business Bus
  • Christmas Events and Carols in the Square
  • Concord Hospital events including; Opera at Rivendell, spring markets and commemoration activities
  • Library experience trials – e.g. storytime in the park, pop-up library, author talks and bookclubs
  • Rhodes Waterside events including, School holiday program, Mums & Bubs and Prime Timers groups
  • Foreshore and open space walking tour
  • Summer Events program – Revel@ Rhodes
  • Rhodes Team Challenge for businesses
  • Cycling events
  • Rhodes Multimedia History Project – videos of individual and community stories
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