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 2019/20 financial year, the City of Canada Bay Capital Works program had a total budget of $35.2 million. Of that budget to date, we have spent $5,178,000. Click on the headings below to see how all our Capital Works projects are tracking.


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● At risk of delay or cost impact

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Parks and Recreation
Project Budgeted for 2019/20 Spent in 2019/20 Status Comment
Annual Parks Renewal Program - Playground Equipment $305,000 $1,000 1

Five Dock Park Playground and Outdoor Fitness  - initial consultation period closed on 15 October 2019. An onsite consultation day was held on Saturday, 12 October 2019. For more information visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/new-five-dock-park-playground.

Alexandra Reserve Playground Upgrade - initial consultation period open until 8 November 2019. An onsite consultation day is being held on Saturday, 2 November 2019. For more information visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/alexandra-reserve-playground-upgrade.

Playground-Dunlop Reserve $200,000 $1,000 1 Stage Three, landscaping and beautification works have commenced and are scheduled for completion by late November 2019.
Annual Skateboard Park Renewal Program $30,000 $0 1 Works program is currently being scoped and costed. 
Wangal Reserve and Punt Park POM Actions $1,658,000 $387,000 1

Stage 1 works are complete. 
Wangal Reserve works include lighting improvements, new picnic furniture, new  BBQ, native planting and access improvements. 
Punt Park works include: Model shed demolished, re-landscaping and pathway reinstatement.

The Stage 2 consultation day was held on Saturday 26 October 2019. For further information head to https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/wangalupgrades.

Upgrade existing sightscreens at Drummoyne Oval $200,000 $0 2  

Design of sightscreen structure being finalised. Works to commence in March 2020.

Goddard Park Amenities Building Upgrade $207,000 $0 2 New picket fence to be installed around the Oval.
Building upgrade scope and costing are currently being developed.
Henry Lawson Park Foreshore Path $620,000 $0 1 Works commenced in early October 2019. Works include shared path and park furniture upgrades.
Lysaght Park Sports Field Rebuild + Lights $273,000 $75,000 3 Lighting design under review
Infrastructure Renewal - Cabarita and Bayview Park $128,000 $5,000 1 Road resurfacing completed at Cabarita Park in August 2019.
Minor works at Bayview Park were completed in 2018.
Westconnex water recycling connection $17,000 $0 3 Water quality sampling of WestConnex tunnel water is being undertaken to determine if it can be recycled for irrigation purposes.
Decking and BBQ Area at Drummoyne Swimming Centre $33,000 $5,000 4 The project was completed for commencement of 2019/20 season
Hoskins Reserve - Rhodes Community Garden Upgrade $120,000 $99,000 4 Works are complete - Planting and Opening Day was held on Sunday, 13 October 2019 with great success. 
Drummoyne Oval/ Taplin Stormwater re-use $423,000 $0 1 Improvement works for use of recycled stormwater are in the planning phase.
Arthur Walker Reserve Accessway $25,000 $8,000 1 Planting of embankment has been scheduled for  October 2019.
Annual Shade Renewal Program $50,000 $0 1 Project scoping is underway.
Annual Outdoor Exercise EquipmentProgram $144,000 $33,000 1 Five Dock Park Playground and Outdoor Fitness  - initial consultation period closed on 15 October 2019. An onsite consultation day was held on Saturday, 12 October 2019. For more information visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/new-five-dock-park-playground 
Jesse Stewart Sports Field Rebuild $200,000 $0 1 Council has engaged a contractor and works are scheduled to commence mid-January 2020. 
Rhodes Foreshore Lighting Replacement $515,000 $0 2 Temporary solar lights have been ordered for the Foreshore Park section. A consultant has been engaged to advise Council on smart poles. 
Dog Off - Leash Site Improvements $100,000 $5,000 1 The draft Dogs in Public Places Strategy is currently on public exhibition. The exhibition period will run from 8 October to 4 November 2019. This will also be an opportunity to further engage with the community on the proposal to undertake improvements to the dog park in Five Dock Park. For more information, go to https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/dipps.
Rothwell Park Rebuild $580,000 $1,000 1 Council has engaged a contractor and works are scheduled to commence mid-January 2020.
Create a Swimsite at Bayview Park $100,000 $0 1 Site analysis underway. Water sampling has commenced.
New Playground at Tom Murphy Reserve $210,000 $202,000 1 Works are complete. The opening of the new space will be on Saturday, 2 November 2019. For more information about this project, go to: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/tom-murphy-reserve-upgrade 
McIllwaine Park - River Activation $420,000 $70,000 1 Detailed design continues, following feedback from the Riverside community consultation day, held on 25 August 2019. Water sampling has commenced.  For more information head to https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/braysbay.
Litter Bin Replacement at Taplin Park and The Esplanade $35,000 $30,000 4 New bin locations are being confirmed and an update will be provided.
Park Signage Audit & Renewal $100,000 $0 1 Project scoping is underway.
Sportsfields Irrigation - Rain Sensing Upgrade $5,000 $0 1 Works to be completed by end  October 2019
Sportsfields Lighting - Software Upgrade $7,000 $0 1 Works to be completed by end October 2019
Parks Renewal Program - Non - Playground Equipment $100,000 $5,000 1 Assessment criteria being developed to determine priorities.
Timbrell Park POM & Masterplan $75,000 $0 1 A consultant has recently been engaged to develop a Plan of Management for Timbrell Park.  Consultation with the community and key park stakeholders will commence shortly.
Bridge Inspection & Assessment (Minor Bridges) $100,000 $0 1 The project plan is being prepared to guide the project.
Massey Park Golf Course Safety Screens (Alongside 2nd hole) $290,000 $0 1 Project scoping is underway.
Club Storage at Nield Park $10,000 $0 1 Design options being prepared
Goddard Park Picket Fence $76,000 $0 1 Works on a new picket fence will commence in mid-December, with completion in early January 2020.
Other Projects - Parks and Recreation $405,000 $30,000  
Parks and Recreation $7,761,000 $957,000
Roads and Traffic
Project Budgeted for 2019/20 Spent in 2019/20 Status Comment
Annual Accessibility Works Program ( Bus Stop Upgrades etc) $50,000 $0 1 Program is being developed.
Annual Capital Works Traffic Facilities Program $113,000 $34,000 1 Upgrade to existing roundabout at the intersection of First Avenue and Ingham Avenue, Five Dock, and repairs to existing raised pedestrian threshold outside the Domremy Catholic College are currently underway. 
Annual Footpaths Renewal Program $944,000 $830,000 1 Works are programmed to be carried out in accordance with annual defects program across the year.
Annual Kerb/Gutter Renewal Program $41,000 $12,000 4 Works are now completed.
Annual Regional Roads Program $116,000 $0 1 2019/2020 annual program is not due to commence until February 2020.
Annual Road Pavement Renewal Program $531,000 $206,000 1 Works on Blackwall Point Road are in progress to move in some concrete slabs at joints and to undertake some road shoulder repair work.  Works are planned to be completed in October, subject to weather.
Roads To Recovery Program $700,000 $33,000 1 Works commenced at First Avenue, Five Dock (re-asphalting of parking lanes).  Lavender street resurfacing works booked on 1 & 2 October 2019.
The Terrace - Embankment Stabilisation $52,000 $0 1 Draft design and documentation are under review. Tender specifications & review of environmental factors are currently being prepared. 
Traffic Committee Initiatives $40,000 $1,000 1 Identification of projects is currently underway.
Public Domain Plan Transport Interchange at Station Precinct $129,000 $0 2 Detailed design plans are currently being prepared
Five Dock Public Domain Streetscape (Stage 2 - Southern End) $1,000,000 $25,000 2

NBN works are currently underway. Final design documentation being prepared in conjunction with review by RMS as the works are on an RMS classified road. 

Tenders will be called when the NBN have completed their works and the RMS have issued an approval for the proposed works.

Victoria Road Footpath and Edwin St Intersection Repair $644,000 $1,000 3 The scope of works is currently being reviewed in line with the Victoria Road Urban Design Review.
New Cycle Connection QEP and Burwood Park - UIAP $769,000 $22,000 1 The detailed design for New Cycle Connection between Queen Elizabeth Park and Burwood Park is currently underway.
Canada Bay Bike Plan $69,000 $54,000 1 Preparation of the Canada Bay Bike Plan is currently underway. Anticipated to be placed on public exhibition in February 2020.
Moseley Street Pedestrian Crossing Upgrade $19,000 $4,000 4 The project was completed in 2018/2019.
Lyons Road Footpath Upgrade Northern side $230,000 $0 1 Stage 2 & 3 footpath upgrade works in Lyons Road east is currently being designed.
Annual Bridge Renewal Program $400,000 $0 2 Program currently being developed.
Bin Infrastructure - Sensoring Pilot $25,000 $26,000 1 Bin sensor pilot will commence soon in Rhodes and Concord.
Whittaker Street Bus Shelter $50,000 $47,000 4 Shelter installed in July 2019
Pedestrian Crossing Safety Improvement Program $200,000 $0 1 Program currently being developed.
Intersection Upgrade George and Pommeroy Street $250,000 $0 1  
Travanion Street Batter Stabilisation $120,000 $0 1 Embankment stabilisation works are currently being investigated.
Regional Cycleway Upgrade - RMS Grant $2,000,000 $0 1 Route being investigated through the preparation of the Bike Plan which has commenced. Consultation is anticipated to be undertaken in late 2019.
Canada Bay Bike Plan Implementation Program $100,000 $0 1 Works will be planned once the Canada Bay Bike Plan has been adopted by Council. The Bike Plan is currently being prepared.
Pedestrian Access Mobility Plan (PAMP) $100,000 $0 2 Program is under development.
Jellicoe Street, Concord Road Closure $650,000 $8,000 1 Thie road closure required for this project is going to 15 October Council Meeting for consideration.
Tennyson Road, Mortlake Pedestrian Crossing $120,000 $0 1 Design of the lighting upgrade for this crossing is currently being designed.
Victoria Avenue, Concord West Pedestrian Crossing $70,000 $0 1 Design of the lighting upgrade for this crossing is currently being designed.
Victoria Avenue Concord West - Footpath $60,000 $0 2  
Roads and Traffic $9,592,000 $1,303,000  
Buildings and Property
Project Budgeted for 2019/20 Spent in 2019/20 Status Comment
Buildings Renewal $808,000 $360,000 1 Refurbishment works to the entrance at Drummoyne Swimming Pool, Five Dock Early Childhood Centre and Greenlees Tennis Centre Clubhouse have been completed along with staining works at Cabarita Conservatory. Replacement of cracked skylights at Five Dock Library, repairs to the roof at Massey Park Golf and painting of Concord Kindy buildings are underway and do for completion in November.
The Connection - Building Works $100,000 $52,000 1 Repairs to the Art Lighting have commenced. 
Solar Panel Installations $24,000 $6,000 1 Solar panels were installed on three Council facilities in 2018/19 (Concord Library, the Council Depot and the Civic Centre). Project defects are currently being finalised.
Cabarita Pool Solar Hot Water $130,000 $0 1 The benefits of solar hot water have been compared to heat pumps for the Cabarita Pool with heat pumps being determined as preferred. Details regarding installation location and date are being considered with works to take place in early 2020.
Cabarita Pool - Replacement of lift and Ramp build $933,000 $251,000 1

Replacement lift with marine-grade finishes has been ordered and is currently being manufactured. It is due to be delivered and installed in early 2020.

The accessible ramp from pool entry to pool deck was completed for opening of swimming season at the beginning of September.

Cabarita Swimming Centre Additional Shade $50,000 $0 1 Project Planning proposed to commence in the second quarter.
Drummoyne Pool Lighting Upgrade $120,000 $0 3 Requirements for proposed lighting upgrade being investigated.
Solar Panel Installations at The Connection $175,000 $0 2 System requirements are currently being investigated to increase the number of solar panels at The Connection in order to offset electricity consumption. Once system requirements are known procurement will be undertaken.
Other Projects - Buildings and Property $450,000 $0  
Buildings and Property $2,790,000 $669,000
Library and Community Services
Projects Budgeted 2019/20 Spent 2019/20 Status Web Comments
Other Projects - Library and Community Services $20,000 $24,000  
Library and Community Services $20,000 $24,000
Major Projects
Project Budgeted for 2019/20 Spent in 2019/20 Status Comment
Halliday Park - Automatic Toilet Installation $275,000 $0 1 Project Planning proposed to commence in late 2019.
Redevelopment of Concord Oval $4,000,000 $213,000 1 The project is progressing to the detailed design phase. Works anticipated to start in February 2020.
Charles Heath Reserve Project $300,000 $10,000 1 Concept options are being assessed and will be reported to Council in the 2nd Quarter of 2019/2020.
The Connection - Shade Sail Installation $650,000 $0 1 Proposed design of an appropriate shelter structure is currently being undertaken with Council's architects.
Timbrell Park Fields and Amenities Upgrade $100,000 $0 3 Plan of Management for Timbrell Park will be undertaken in the 3rd Quarter of 2019/2020
Synthetic Playing Surface and New Amenities at Majors Bay Re $3,181,000 $1,520,000 1 Works commenced on site and progress is on track.
Cintra Park Amenities Netball - Additions to Building $1,460,000 $54,000 1 Construction has begun. Works are progressing to schedule with
the new building expected to
be reopened in April 2020.
New Amenities at Majors Bay Reserve $1,789,000 $74,000 1 Building contract awarded with site works commencing in December 2019. 
Major Projects $11,755,000 $1,871,000  
Drainage and Marine Works
Project Budgeted for 2019/20 Spent in 2019/20 Status Comment
Exile Bay Flood Study $169,000 $55,000 1 The City has prepared a draft flood study for the Exile Bay Catchment. The draft flood study will be exhibited in February 2020. The flood study will be used to inform the preparation of a Floodplain Risk Management Plan.
Seawall Renewal-Cap $140,000 $105,000 4 Dunlop Reserve Seawall repair is complete.
Improve passive water craft access at Battersea Park $107,000 $105,000 4 Battersea Park passive watercraft access has been completed and is open for public use. This facility is not suitable for launching powered or heavy watercraft.
Uhrs Point Reserve launch facilities $100,000 $5,000 1 The City is undertaking an investigation into providing a passive watercraft launch facility.
Massey Park Environmental Protection Options Study $138,000 $0 1 The City is investigating options to repair the Massey Park stormwater canal. 
Foreshore Structures - Menzies Reserve $180,000 $45,000 1 The City is currently repairing the existing seawall to maintain its structural integrity.
Foreshore Structures - Iron Cove $1,371,000 $0 1 The City will be repairing the existing seawall along the Bay Run from Brent Street to near Millar Street, Drummoyne. The existing sea wall is suffering from erosional impacts. The seawall will be repaired as a rock revetment wall which provides good environmental habitat to support the ecology of Iron Cove. Work will commence in late 2019.  
Foreshore Structures - Pelican Reserve $120,000 $8,000 1 The City will be undertaking seawall repairs commencing in 2020
Drainage - CCTV inspections condition rating and defects $100,000 $0 1 The City is implementing a 5-year program to assess the condition of our underground pipe network. This data will be used to program pipe renewal works. 
Drainage - Lower St Georges Cres $325,000 $1,000 1 The City is redesigning the outlet of the existing stormwater pipeline to prevent blockage by the sand beach.
Floodplains - Powells Creek East Catchment FS, FRMS, FRM $150,000 $0 1 The City is about to commence preparation of an updated draft flood study for the Powells Creek Catchment. The flood study will be used to inform the preparation of a Floodplain Risk Management Plan.
Drainage Renewal Burnell Way Pipe re-lining $161,000 $4,000 4 Pipeline relining works have been completed to ensure the function of this pipeline.
Drainage Renewal Boronia, Murray, Mons Street Tonkin Pipe $226,000 $26,000 1 Pipeline relining works have commenced to ensure the function of this pipeline.
Drainage and Marine Structures $3,287,000 $354,000