Our performance

The City of Canada Bay strives to be open and transparent about our performance. We take pride in our work and we want our community to be aware of how we are progressing with our key capital projects.

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In the 2020/21 financial year, the City of Canada Bay Capital Works program had a total budget of $61.27 million. Of that budget to date, we have spent $8,871,000. Click on the headings below to see how all our Capital Works projects are tracking.

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Parks and Recreation
Project Budgeted 2020/21 Spent 2020/21 Status Comment
Annual Parks Renewal Program - Playground Equipment $583,000 $533,000 1 Five Dock Park Playground and Outdoor Fitness  - construction work commenced in June 2020 and was completed in time for the community to enjoy over the October 2020 long weekend. For more information visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/new-five-dock-park-playground
Alexandra Reserve Playground Upgrade - works commenced in late September and were completed on 27 October. For more information visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/alexandra-reserve-playground-upgrade
Annual Skateboard Park Renewal Program $150,000 $0 2 This year's program includes improvements to the skate bowls and surrounds, to ensure a safer experience for skaters, riders and visitors to the park, including improvements to sit, watch or relax. We are currently prioritising these works and working with our Community Services Team in liaising with the skating community.  The works will be scheduled around any skate events and be completed before June 2021.
Wangal Reserve and Punt Park POM Actions $987,000 $727,000 1 Stage 1 works were completed in 2019. 
Wangal Reserve works included: lighting improvements, new picnic furniture, new BBQ, native planting and access improvements. 
Punt Park works included: Model shed demolished, re-landscaping and pathway reinstatement.
The Stage 2 works commenced in July 2020 and include a new playground and flying fox along with jetty works. These works were completed in early December 2020 with the official opening held on 12 December. A kayak launch area will be completed in 2021. For further information head to: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/wangalupgrades. 
Upgrade existing sightscreens at Drummoyne Oval $167,000 $168,000 4 The sightscreens have now been installed and have been fitted with a transparency membrance. All works were completed on 20 October.
Drummoyne Oval/ Taplin Stormwater re-use $516,000 $1,000 1 The contract for the Stage 1 pipeline works has been awarded with work due to commence in mid-January. Drawings for Stage 2 works to upgrade the recycled water treatment plant are being prepared.
Annual Shade Renewal Program $96,000 $92,000 1 Shade cloths/structures have now been installed at:
1. Cabarita Park playground (June)
2. Murphy Reserve, Mortlake (September)
3. Five Dock Park (October)
This completed the annual shade renewal program.
Annual Outdoor Exercise EquipmentProgram $169,000 $103,000 1 New outdoor finess equipment will be installed at Bayview Park, Concord in early 2021 to replace the previous equipment.
Five Dock Park Playground and Outdoor Fitness  - construction work commenced in June 2020 and was completed in time for the community to enjoy over the October 2020 long weekend. For more information visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/new-five-dock-park-playground 
Rhodes Foreshore Lighting Replacement $498,000 $12,000 2 Foreshore lighting specifications and designs are being finalised in preparation to tender for works. Smart City principles are being incorporated into the design.
Dog Off-Leash Site Improvements $100,000 $89,000 1 Council adopted the Dogs in Public Places Strategy on 3 December 2019. Signage was installed at dog parks in early 2020.
A dog-off leash trial at Henley Park, Concord has finished.  A fence was installed in July, along the Flavelle Ave edge of the park.
Additional bubblers have been installed at several off-leash sites that did not previously have them
For more info visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/henley-park-leash-trial
Create a Swimsite at Bayview Park $350,000 $7,000 2 Site analysis underway, including water quality sampling.  A concept design has been prepared. Consultation closed on 25 September 2020 and the summary was presented at the 17 November Council meeting. The detailed design is progressing and an ecological assessment has been prepapred for delivery of the project in early 2021. A Development Application may be required. For further information, please visit:  https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/bayview
Urban Canopy Strategy $80,000 $0 1 Development of a Street Tree Masterplan and Tree Inventory is scheduled to be prepared this year for adoption by Council by June 2021. The consultant's brief will be finalised by January 2021.
McIllwaine Park - River Activation $3,275,000 $36,000 1 Tender package being finalised for access improvements to the beach and rock pools. Water quality sampling has commenced and sediment testing is being conducted. On-ground works are expected to begin in early 2021 with works expected to be complete by mid to late 2021.  For more information visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/braysbay
Goddard Park Crib Wall remediation works $9,000 $3,000 2 Geotech investigations have identified the backfill material requires remediation. We are working with a structural engineer to develop construction drawings and will then obtain quotes, with works to align with amenities building renewal in second half of 2021.
Park Signage Audit & Renewal $175,000 $0 2 Bay Run - we have prepared plans for the upgrade of signage along the Bay Run. Quotations for the pavement signage works have been received and Council is reviewing options.
Work to improve mounted signs is underway.
Park Signage - Renewal of gateway signs on Concord Road, Rhodes and Victoria Road, Drummoyne has been completed.
Parks Renewal Program - Non - Playground Equipment $78,000 $88,000 1 Foreshore improvements at Armitage Reserve, Chiswick were completed in July 2020.
Timbrell Park POM & Masterplan $35,000 $0 2 The project has been delayed pending the outcome from investigations into an Aboriginal Midden. For further details go to - https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/timbrell-park-POM
Massey Park Golf Course Safety Screens (Alongside 2nd hole) $415,000 $0 2 Safety screen design works commenced in August 2020 and construction is expected to commence in early 2021 with completion by March 2021. The pole positions are currently being finalised with residents.
Light Poles Condition Report & Priority Renewals $100,000 $0 2 Existing information on Council owned lighting has been reviewed and a revised report will be prepared to assess the condition of all of Council owned light poles, to allow planned maintenance and renewal. Procurement of a consultant for this work will be undertaken in early 2021. The report will inform future maintenance and renewal of these Council assets.
Queen Elizabeth Park - Royal Circle Restoration $17,000 $13,000 1 Feedback from internal stakeholders on the Architect's concept design has been collected. The Architect will now revise the concept design based on this feedback and will be preparing costings.
Catchment Management - Study and Implementation $15,000 $0 2 We are reviewing the timing of the delivery of this catchment study which supports the Our Living River Initiative to make the Parramatta River swimmable again.  This study will look at how we can improve management of stormwater run-off in the Canada Bay Local Government area.  The actions that are identified will be costed and prioritised to inform future budget review processes. Currently consulting with the Parramatta River Catchment Group on the scope of the study.
Lysaght Park Path Lighting and Vegetation $163,000 $17,000 1 Perimeter landscaping has been developed to act as a buffer between the road and the sportsfield.  Community consultation on the pathway lighting concept designs closed on 9 October 2020 and the pole light option was supported to proceed. The local community will be updated in advance of lighting works proceeding at the park int the first half of 2021.  For more information please visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/lysaghtparklighting
Playground upgrade - Queen Elizabeth Park $20,000 $0 1 Site Analysis is underway with the initial round of community consultation now underway until  1 February 2021. For more information please visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/qep
Playground upgrade - Henley Park $6,000 $6,000 1 Planning and consultation was undertaken in November for the renewal of Henley Park playground.  The feedback is now being reviewed. For more information, please visit:
DIAP - Parks & Playgrounds $77,000 $7,000 1 An audit of our playgrounds has been conducted to enable prioritisation of improvements for access and inclusion.  The audit was discussed at the Playground Advisory Committee meeting in October 2020 and priorities are currently being finalised.
Funding has been allocated to renewal of playground surface at Warbrick Park, Concord West and accessibility at Five Dock Park playground.
Access improvements at Cabarita Park will commence in early 2021.
Nield Park Sportsfield Lighting $250,000 $7,000 2 A concept lighting design has been prepared, pending the results of a geotech investigation that has been undertaken. A Development Application is being prepared for submission to Council, for independent assessment of this project. The community will be consulted as part of this process.
Other Projects $486,000 $65,000  
Parks and Recreation $8,817,000 $1,974,000
Roads and Traffic
Project Budgeted 2020/21 Spent 2020/21 Status Comment
Annual Accessibility Works Program ( Bus Stop Upgrades etc) $500,000 $65,000 1 The budget has been expanded to include new footpath links that will improve pedestrian accessibility within our LGA. A total of 6 Bus stops has been upgraded as part of the program. Footpath link at Flavelle and Gipps Street corner has been installed. Works to connect footpaths in Wellbank & Ian Parade is due to commence in January.
Annual Capital Works Traffic Facilities Program $156,000 $0 1 Design is currently underway to improve a number of traffic facilities. The works planned for 2020/21 includes refuge at Renwick Street and Edwin Street intersection in Drummoyne and raised thresholds along Frederick Street, Concord.
Annual Footpaths Renewal Program $500,000 $18,000 1 Footpath renewal works include Duncan Street, Drummoyne - which is now complete.
Annual Kerb/Gutter Renewal Program $145,000 $0 1 The projects identified for the Kerb & Gutter Renewal Program this year are Duncan Street, Drummoyne, Bayview Street, Concord and Speed Avenue, Russell Lea. Duncan Street K&G works are now complete.
Annual Regional Roads Program $122,000 $0 1 The Regional Road Repair Program is jointly funded by RMS and Council. Under this program, further works will be undertaken on Harris Road, Five Dock. The proposed works is continuation of slab replacement works which were undertaken in June 2020. Scoping of the next stage of works has commenced, with work planned to be completed by early 2021.
Annual Road Pavement Renewal Program $484,000 $22,000 1 The project is complementary to the Annual Regional Roads Program and represents a contribution from Council towards these jointly funded works.  The works will be undertaken on Harris Road, Five Dock.
Roads To Recovery Program $361,000 $1,000 1 A civil design for works on Speed Avenue, Russell Lea is currently underway. Other road re-sheeting works including Edwin street Mortlake and Bayview Street, Concord to commence by early 2021.
The Terrace - Embankment Stabilisation $552,000 $0 1 Design and documentation for this work is complete. The works are planned to commence in early to mid-2021.
Traffic Committee Initiatives $40,000 $0 2 A garden bed is to be constructed in the Bertram Street/Hilly Street, roundabout.
Additional projects will be identified through issues raised at Traffic Committee.
Public Domain Plan Transport Interchange at Station Precinct $80,000 $6,000 1 Feedback from TfNSW is currently being reviewed. 
Victoria Road, Drummoyne - Public Domain Design $300,000 $0 1 Following Victoria Road Urban Review which was conducted in 2018/2019, a public domain design will be developed for Victoria Road and surrounding streets. A brief is currently being prepared for design & documentation. At this stage, this is a design project only and will inform the possible public domain outcomes in the area. Any future works are subject to availability of funding in the coming years. Project has been downloaded onto Vendor panel for interested companies to submit a price for design and documentation 
New Cycle Connection QEP and Burwood Park - UIAP $1,678,000 $734,000 1 Construction works are currently underway. Around 70% of Civil works are now complete. Works around St Mary's Catholic School is nearing completion. Networks in Broughton Street at the intersections with Gipps Street are underway, with the project to be completed by February 2021.
Canada Bay Bike Plan $54,000 $0 1 Draft Bike Plan will be prepared pending the outcomes of E-W regional cycleway route concept plans, which have been through a process of community consultation. To find more please visit https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/draft-bike-plan
Annual Bridge Renewal Program $250,000 $0 1 An assessment on public bridges with LGA was completed in 2018. A draft program of works has been developed with works on the Gipps Street pedestrian bridge to occur in the first half of 2021.
Intersection Upgrade George and Pomeroy Street $651,000 $121,000 1 The Department of Planning, Industries and Environment have funded design & documentation for the proposed intersection upgrade.  A final business case is being prepared to support the proposal. Extensive investigation of public utility services is also currently underway.
Travanion Street Batter Stabilisation $100,000 $0 1 An investigation of feasible options is currently underway. Further investigation is required due to the presence of Ausgrid services at the location. A boundary identification survey to determine the position of the wall has been completed. The matter is with Council's Legal team to clarify ownership and responsibilities.  
Regional Cycleway Upgrade - RMS Grant $1,500,000 $4,000 1 Concept plans have been developed and community consultation has been undertaken. To find out the latest on this significant project please visit https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/ewcycleway 
Canada Bay Bike Plan Implementation Program $197,000 $0 1 Consultation was undertaken in September 2020 regarding the construction of a shared path connecting between Russell Park and Lysaght Park on Byrne Avenue. Detailed design work is currently being undertaken. To find out more please visit https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/byrneavenue
Pedestrian Access Mobility Plan (PAMP) $100,000 $0 2 A consultant has been engaged to prepare the plan, and this process will include extensive community consultation in February 2021
Jellicoe Street, Concord Road Closure $585,000 $267,000 1 Works are currently underway to construct the new piazza, with paving almost completed. The completion of works are anticipated by early 2021. Work is 80% completed and public space is planned to be opened on 17 December 2020 
Tennyson Road, Mortlake Pedestrian Crossing $100,000 $5,000 2 Light design issues are currently being resolved to enable construction of the crossing.
Homebush Bay Drive & Harrison Avenue Crossing Design $60,000 $2,000 1 A concept design has been developed. Council is currently seeking feedback from TfNSW on the proposed pedestrian crossing.
Clermont Lane - Parking Barrier $125,000 $0 1 Detailed design work has commenced following consultation with key stakeholders.
Local Roads Heavy Patching Program $100,000 $34,000 1 The budget will be spent to carry out heavy patching works on our roads. The works are commencing in coming weeks. The location includes Burwood Road, Tennyson Road and Spring Street(Abbotsford). 
Cooper Street, Strathfield - Upgrade Design $150,000 $0 1 A geotechnical investigation is being carried out to identify the required pavement design for Cooper Street.
Park Avenue/Renwick Street - pedestrian refuges $100,000 $0 1 Community consultation was undertaken in September 2020 and detailed design work has commenced.
Greenlees Avenue - Design parking treatment adjacent to park $40,000 $0 1 Design work has commenced with community consultation expected to occur in early 2021.
Wellbank Street - Design car parking treatment $20,000 $0 1 Design work has commenced with community consultation expected to occur in early 2021.
Footpath Condition Data Collection $85,000 $1,000 2 A consultant will be undertaking a condition and defect audit for footpath assets, and this will be completed in early 2021 to inform priorities for future financial years works programs.
Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program $1,404,000 $0 1 Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development has allocated funding to improve local infrastructure through Local Roads Community Infrastructure Program (LRCI). Tennyson Road, Mortlake and McKinnon Avenue, Five Dock will be renewed under this program. The Geotechnical investigation is currently underway and the works will be carried out in the 1st half of 2021. Further funding is expected to come through under the LRCI program in 2021.
Majors Bay Road and Norman Street, Concord Blackspot $75,000 $0 1 Detailed design is currently being finalised. Construction is intended to be completed in April 2021. 
Other Projects $0 $2,000  
Roads and Traffic $10,614,000 $1,282,000
Buildings and Property
Project Budgeted 2020/21 Spent 2020/21 Status Comment
Cabarita Pool Solar Hot Water $130,000 $0 1 Project currently being scoped for design. 
Cabarita Pool - Replacement of lift and Ramp build $25,000 $12,000 4 Works completed
Cabarita Swimming Centre Additional Shade $50,000 $0 1 Planning is underway for the design of the new shade structure.
Solar Panel Installations at The Connection $171,000 $1,000 1 Project scheduled to commence in November 2020
Club Storage at Nield Park $10,000 $0 1 Storage solutions being assessed, including liaison with sporting club
Drummoyne Pool Lift Replacement $158,000 $162,000 4 Completed
Arthur Walker New Amenities Building $25,000 $0 3 A review of building requirements for this precinct is currently being prepared to inform the design brief.
Kokoda Track - Storage & car park lighting $80,000 $0 1 Planning is underway to improve car park lighting and storage at the Kokoda facility.
Drummoyne Pool Renewals $200,000 $127,000 1 Works are currently being scoped through a condition report, prior to procuring, with works to be undertaken in the offseason 2021
Cabarita Pool Renewals $170,000 $16,000 1 Works are currently being scoped through a condition report, prior to procuring, with works to be undertaken in the offseason 2021
Other Projects $583,000 $166,000  
Buildings and Property $1,602,000 $484,000
Major Projects
Project Budgeted 2020/21 Spent 2020/21 Status Comment
Five Dock Public Domain Streetscape (Stage 2 - Southern End) $3,726,000 $120,000 2 A tender was advertised for the project scope and is currently under evaluation. Works are scheduled to commence in early 2021 with completion expected in late 2021.
Goddard Park Amenities Building Upgrade $386,000 $54,000 2 Collins and Turner have been appointed as the Architect for this project. The community consultation period has now closed and the outcomes are being compiled for consideration. 
Halliday Park - Automatic Toilet Installation $475,000 $51,000 1 Concept designs have been prepared for the proposed unisex toilet block. The community consultation period has now closed and the outcomes are being compiled for consideration.
Redevelopment of Concord Oval $28,963,000 $3,892,000 2 ADCO Construction Pty Ltd has established on-site and will start piling works in November through to the end of the year.
Works will proceed through the remainder of this financial year with the project to be completed in FY 21/22.
Charles Heath Reserve Project $1,600,000 $48,000 1 The Architect has commenced project concepts, following the completion of the community consultation, with the feedback received to be incorporated into the concept plans.
The Connection - Shade Sail Installation $580,000 $486,000 4 Construction is complete, with the amphitheatre now open to the public.
Timbrell Park Fields and Amenities Upgrade $400,000 $81,000 2 A Development Application (DA2020/0137) has been lodged for this site. Please refer to Council's Online DA Tracking Tool for further information regarding the DA. To receive email updates on the amenities building project, please follow the Collaborate page on https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/timbrellamenities
Major Projects $36,130,000 $4,732,000  
Drainage and Marine Works
Project Budgeted 2020/21 Spent 2020/21 Status Comment
Exile Bay Flood Study $74,000 $21,000 4 Council has completed the Exile Bay Catchment Flood Study. The Final Study is available on Council's Website.
Foreshore Structures - Menzies Reserve $10,000 $10,000 4 Menzies Reserve Seawall repairs have been completed. Living Sea Wall tiles have been attached to increase habitat and biodiversity of this seawall. 
Foreshore Structures - Iron Cove $133,000 $107,000 1 Subject to Council receiving grant funding under the State Government Coast and Estuaries Management Program, Council proposes to undertake the design for the renewal of seawalls from Sisters Bay to north of Iron Cove Bridge. The existing seawalls have reached the end of their serviceable life. A further grant application for the implementation of the renewal works will be made at the completion of the design.
Drainage - CCTV inspections condition rating and defects $100,000 $51,000 4 Council has completed the CCTV inspections of 2km of its drainage system to identify stormwater pipes that require relining and develop long term renewal programs.
Drainage - Lower St Georges Cres $400,000 $81,000 1 Council has commenced works on a resident suggested option which protects the beach and avoids a stormwater pipeline extension into Willyama Cove whilst addressing a stormwater flooding issue at 104 Lower St Georges Crescent. The works commenced in December 2020 and will be completed in May 2021.
Drainage  - Polding St $100,000 $0 1 Council is renewing and relining a pipe which flows from Polding Street to Bowman Street, Drummoyne. The works include returning stormwater overland flows back to their original location.
Floodplains - Powells Creek East Catchment FS, FRMS, FRM $275,000 $0 1 Council has engaged a consultant to undertake the Powells Creek Catchment Flood Study. The Flood study once drafted will be taken through a process of community consultation in 2021.
Uhrs Point recreational craft launch facility $790,000 $16,000 1 Council has secured a grant under the TfNSW 'Boating Now' program which is designed to encourage recreational use of our waterways.  The proposed design is currently out for community consultation. Community comments will then be considered in developing the final design.
Pedestrian Crossing Safety Improvement Program $659,000 $0 1 Council has audited all Pedestrian Crossings for lighting compliance. The objective of this project is to prepare lighting designs for those pedestrian crossings which do not achieve compliance with the Australian Standards. Priority crossings such as the intersection of Hampden Road and Great North Road will receive an upgrade this financial year. This project is a multi-year program and pedestrian crossing lighting compliance upgrades will be performed progressively in accordance with the identified priority.
Minor pit and lintel - Drainage Renewal $100,000 $14,000 1 Council has completed an audit of its pit and pipe network. This audit is being used to inform a renewal of pits and lintels to ensure our drainage network is performing as designed.
Drainage Renewal Ada Street Tonkin Pipe line Re-lining $170,000 $0 1 Procurement will be completed by the end of 2021, with installation scheduled to commence in May 2021. 
Stormwater Pipe inlet safety program $100,000 $0 4 Council has completed the safety audit of its stormwater pits. A program of safety upgrades is under development which will then be implemented in future financial years capital works programs.
Massey Park Landfill Protection Renewal $1,199,000 $99,000 3 Council will be consulting with the community regarding the renewal of landfill containment structures comprising the Massey Park Canal and the Exile Bay Seawall. Design development of the consulted concepts will also be performed.
Drainage and Marine Structures $4,110,000 $399,000