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 $41.64 million. Of that budget to date, we have spent $15,518,000. 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 $534,000 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. Mobility parking works will be carried out in March 2021.  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 $85,000 $68,000 1 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. The first Stage of priority works were completed in February 2021. All works will be scheduled around any skate events and be completed before June 2021.
Wangal Reserve and Punt Park POM Actions $1,006,000 $973,000 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 $169,000 4 The sightscreens have now been installed and have been fitted with a transparency membrane. All works were completed on 20 October.
Deakin St Foreshore Access Investigation $3,000 $3,000 1 We are preparing a lease with the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment over the site.
Drummoyne Oval/ Taplin Stormwater re-use $280,000 $57,000 1 The Stage 1 pipeline works were completed in February 2021. Quotes are being evaluated for the pump station works and drawings for final stage, to upgrade the recycled water treatment plant are being prepared.
Annual Shade Renewal Program $96,000 $94,000 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 $169,000 1 In February, new outdoor fitness equipment has been installed at Bayview Park, Concord 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 
Dog Off - Leash Site Improvements $100,000 $91,000 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 $7,000 $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 has progressed and an ecological assessment has been prepared for delivery of the project in 2021. It has been identified that a Development Application is required and will be lodged in March. For further information, please visit:  https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/bayview
McIllwaine Park - River Activation $133,000 $52,000 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
Park Signage Audit & Renewal $125,000 $7,000 1 Bay Run - we have prepared plans for the upgrade of signage along the Bay Run. A contractor has been appointed for pavement marking works. Residents directly impacted have been notified and VMS boards have been installed on either end of Bay Run. Works to be completed by end of April.
Council has appointed an artist for the redesign of our mounted signage. These signs will link to a dedicated web page through QR technology.
Park Signage - A package of works for park signs is being prepared for signs highlighted for renewal. 
Parks Renewal Program - Non - Playground Equipment $113,000 $90,000 1 Foreshore improvements at Armitage Reserve, Chiswick were completed in July 2020.
Timbrell Park POM & Masterplan $5,000 $0 2 The project has been delayed pending the outcome of 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 $112,000 1 Safety screen design works commenced in August 2020 and construction commenced in late February with completion by March/April 2021. 
Queen Elizabeth Park - Royal Circle Restoration $17,000 $17,000 1 Feedback from internal stakeholders on the Architect's concept design has been collected. The Architect has now revised the concept design based on this feedback and has prepared costings and Tender documentation ahead of delivery of works in 2021/22
Lysaght Park Path Lighting and Vegetation $153,000 $39,000 1 Perimeter landscaping will be delivered in March 2021 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 in the first half of 2021.  For more information please visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/lysaghtparklighting
Playground upgrade - Queen Elizabeth Park $24,000 $9,000 1 Site Analysis has been conducted and the initial round of community consultation closed on  1 February 2021. We will invite quotations during March for works to commence mid-year.  For more information please visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/qep
Playground upgrade - Henley Park $6,000 $6,000 1 Planning and consultation were undertaken in November for the renewal of Henley Park playground.  Quotes are being sourced for the playground upgrade works for commencement mid-May 2021. 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 $29,000 $13,000 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.
Sibbick Street Reserve $20,000 $0 1 As part of the forthcoming acquisition of Sibbick Street Reserve, Council is in the process of organising improvement works to the park, including the ball court area and new fencing.
Other Projects $307,000 $68,000  
Parks and Recreation $3,920,000 $2,585,000
Roads and Traffic
Project Budgeted 2020/21 Spent 2020/21 Status Comment
Annual Accessibility Works Program ( Bus Stop Upgrades etc) $500,000 $170,000 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 has also been completed. Footpath links at George Street, North strathfield from Hamilton Street to Pomeroy Street and Adams Street, Breakfast Point from Brays Road to Adams Lane are to be installed by April. 
Annual Capital Works Traffic Facilities Program $156,000 $39,000 1 Civil Design to improve a number of traffic facilities is complete. The works planned for raised thresholds along Frederick Street, Concord is nearing completion. Renwick Street and Edwin Street and Connecticut & Norman St  intersection is to be improved under this program by April/May. 
Annual Footpaths Renewal Program $321,000 $112,000 1 Footpath renewal works include Duncan Street, Drummoyne - which is now complete. Footpath repair works are currently underway in various locations.
Annual Kerb/Gutter Renewal Program $145,000 $40,000 1 The projects identified for the Kerb & Gutter Renewal Program this year are Duncan Street, Drummoyne, Bayview Street, Concord and Speed Avenue, Russell Lea. K&G renewals in Duncan St & Bayview St are now complete.
Annual Regional Roads Program $122,000 $111,000 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. Slab rehabilitation works are currently underway and expected to be completed by March 2021, weather permitting.
Annual Road Pavement Renewal Program $484,000 $292,000 1 The project is complementary to the Annual Regional Roads Program and represents a contribution from Council towards these jointly funded works.  The works are to be undertaken on Harris Road, Five Dock in March.
Roads To Recovery Program $361,000 $34,000 1 The works at Speed Avenue, Russell Lea is planned by April. Other road resheeting works including Edwin street Mortlake and Bayview Street, Concord to be completed by June 2021.
Traffic Committee Initiatives $47,000 $39,000 1 A garden bed has been constructed in the Bertram Street/Hilly Street roundabout.
A new traffic island is to be constructed in Davidson Avenue at Majors Bay Road before the end of the financial year
Public Domain Plan Transport Interchange at Station Precinct $10,000 $7,000 1 Construction of new raised pedestrian/cyclists crossing on Shoreline Drive at Guathorpe Street is scheduled for construction towards the end of the financial year. Feedback from TfNSW is currently being reviewed for other elements of the plan. 
Victoria Road, Drummoyne - Public Domain Design $30,000 $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 coming years. Council is currently seeking quotes from interested companies to prepare design and documentation 
New Cycle Connection QEP and Burwood Park - UIAP $1,373,000 $997,000 1 Construction works are currently underway. Around 70% of Civil works are now complete. TCS works  in  Broughton Street at the intersections with Gipps Street are complete.  Works at Parramatta Road intersection is currently underway.
Canada Bay Bike Plan $25,000 $5,000 1 Draft Bike Plan will be prepared pending the outcomes of E-W regional cycleway route concept plans, which have been through a proces of community consultation. To find more please visit https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/draft-bike-plan
Annual Bridge Renewal Program $50,000 $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 $300,000 $173,000 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 currently underway.
Travanion Street Batter Stabilisation $32,000 $2,000 3 An investigation of feasible options has been undertaken. The presence of Ausgrid services at the location is an issue. In addition, a boundary identification survey to determine the position of the wall has been completed. Council is reviewing legal advice on the ownership of the embarkment in order to determine the steps forward.  
Regional Cycleway Upgrade - RMS Grant $450,000 $9,000 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 $123,000 $3,000 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) $87,000 $36,000 1 A consultant has been engaged to prepare the plan and extensive community consultation was undertaken in February 2021. A draft plan is currently being prepared and will be placed on public exhibition my mid-2021
Jellicoe Street, Concord Road Closure $498,000 $473,000 4 Jellicoe Street piazza works are complete. The space was opened for public use 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 $3,000 $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 $6,000 $0 1 Detailed design work has commenced following consultation with key stakeholders.
Local Roads Heavy Patching Program $100,000 $45,000 1 The budget will be spent to carry out heavy patching works on our roads. The works are commencing in coming weeks. Heavy patching works in Burwood Road, Tennyson Road and Spring Street(Abbotsford) are complete.
Cooper Street, Strathfield - Upgrade Design $15,000 $3,000 1 A geotechnical investigation has been complete to identify the required to determine pavement design for Cooper Street. The works are being planned for 2021-22 financial year.
Park Avenue/Renwick Street - pedestrian refuges $30,000 $1,000 1 Construction is intended to be completed in April 2021. 
Greenlees Avenue - Design parking treatment adjacent to park $4,000 $0 1 Design work has commenced.
Wellbank Street - Design car parking treatment $4,000 $0 1 Design work has commenced.
Footpath Condition Data Collection $70,000 $1,000 2 Council has engaged Pavement Management Solution to undertake condition audit for footpath assets, and the audit will be completed in mid-2021 to inform priorities for future works program.
Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program $804,000 $25,000 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 (phase 2) has been announced under the LRCI program.
Majors Bay Road and Norman Street, Concord Black spot $55,000 $0 1 Construction is intended to be completed in April 2021. 
Gale Street Pedestrian Crossing $100,000 $0 1 A new raised pedestrian crossing is proposed to be constructed in Gale Street outside St Patricks Church, Concord, before the end of the financial year.
Other Projects $0 $0  
Roads and Traffic $6,405,000 $2,624,000
Buildings and Property
Project Budgeted 2020/21 Spent 2020/21 Status Comment
Cabarita Pool Solar Hot Water $230,000 $0 2 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 $13,000 1 Project underway - panels have been installed. Commissioning underway.
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 - the new lift has been installed and is operational.
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 $1,000 2 Planning is underway to improve car park lighting and storage at the Kokoda facility. A DA was lodged in March 2021.
Drummoyne Pool Renewals $200,000 $165,000 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 $70,000 $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 $121,000  
Buildings and Property $1,602,000 $490,000
Major Projects
Project Budgeted 2020/21 Spent 2020/21 Status Comment
Five Dock Public Domain Streetscape (Stage 2 - Southern End) $3,300,000 $600,000 1 QMC Group was appointed to deliver this project on behalf of Council. Construction commenced in January 2021 with completion expected in November 2021. Works will be scheduled such that they do not impact on Ferragosto in August 2021.
Goddard Park Amenities Building Upgrade $186,000 $109,000 1 A Development Application (DA2020/0379) 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/goddardamenities
Halliday Park - Automatic Toilet Installation $125,000 $73,000 2 A Development Application (DA2020/0351) 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/hallidaypark
Redevelopment of Concord Oval $22,000,000 $7,646,000 2 Piling of Building A will be completed by the end of February 2021.
Project delayed by wet weather and aboriginal relic finding on site.

Formal Aboriginal consultation and preparation for an Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment Report (ACHAR) is being carrie out.
Charles Heath Reserve Project $300,000 $79,000 1 The Architect is developing the design with the inclusion of feedback received during the consultation process.
Final plans will be shared on Collaborate before tenders are called by mid- year.
The Connection - Shade Sail Installation $487,000 $486,000 4 Construction is complete, with the amphitheatre now open to the public.
Timbrell Park Fields and Amenities Upgrade $550,000 $106,000 2 Council is seeking pricing for a building contractor to commence works in July 2021. To receive email updates on the amenities building project, please follow the Collaborate page on https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/timbrellamenities
Goddard Park Crib Wall remediation works $9,000 $9,000 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.
Other Projects $0 $0  
Major Projects $26,957,000 $9,108,000
Drainage and Marine Works
Project Budgeted 2020/21 Spent 2020/21 Status Comment
Exile Bay Flood Study $28,000 $28,000 4 Council has completed the Exile Bay Catchment Flood Study. The Final Study is available on Council's Website.
Rhodes Foreshore Lighting Replacement $298,000 $12,000 3 Council is renewing the foreshore lighting in Rhodes as existing infrastructure is nearing the end of its serviceable life. Smart City principles are being incorporated into the renewal.
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 $107,000 $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 $64,000 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 $176,000 1 Works are progressing well 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 $170,000 $8,000 1 Council is rehabilitating a stormwater pipe that flows from Polding Street to Bowman Street, Drummoyne. 
Floodplains - Powells Creek East Catchment FS, FRMS, FRM $60,000 $25,000 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 $590,000 $26,000 1 Council has secured a grant under the TfNSW 'Boating Now' program for the construction of a passive recreational watercraft launching ramp at Uhrs Point Reserve, Rhodes.  Tender submissions for construction of the launching ramp have been received. Construction works proposed to commence in March.
Pedestrian Crossing Safety Improvement Program $220,000 $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 recieve 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 $21,000 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 $8,000 1 Council is relining a stormwater pipeline that drains the Ada Street catchment to ensure the function Councils drainage network. The relining works are proposed to commence in May 2021. 
Stormwater Pipe inlet safety program $100,000 $91,000 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 $300,000 $130,000 3 Council is undertaking the design for the renewal of structures comprising the Massey Park Canal and the Exile Bay Seawall. These design will be consulted with the community in late 2021.
Light Poles Condition Report & Priority Renewals $100,000 $5,000 2 Council will be engaging a consultant to undertake a condition and risk assessment audit of Council's public domain lighting infrastructure. This audit will be used to develop maintenance and renewal programmes.
Other Projects $0 $0  
Drainage and Marine Structures $2,753,000 $711,000