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 $31.3 million. Of that budget to date, we have spent $14,445,000. Click on the headings below to see how all our Capital Works projects are tracking.


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Parks and Recreation
Project Budgeted 2019/20 Spent in 2019/20 Status Comments
Annual Parks Renewal Program - Playground Equipment $305,000 $1,000 1 Five Dock Park Playground and Outdoor Fitness  - a second community consultation period closed on 14 February 2020, works due to commence in May 2020. For more information visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/new-five-dock-park-playground
Alexandra Reserve Playground Upgrade - following the initial community consultation we are now seeking designs from playground firms. For more information visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/alexandra-reserve-playground-upgrade
Playground-Dunlop Reserve $200,000 $181,000 4 Landscaping and beautification works completed December 2019. Maintenance period for plantings ongoing until late summer 2020.
Annual Skateboard Park Renewal Program $30,000 $0 1 Maintenance on Five Dock Skate Park will be undertaken in the quieter Autumn/Winter months.
Dunlop Reserve-Landscaping $0 $4,000 4 Construction works completed in December 2019. 
Wangal Reserve and Punt Park POM Actions $1,658,000 $865,000 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 consultation day was held on Saturday 26 October 2019. Designs are being completed and works due to commence in May 2020. For further information head to: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/wangalupgrades
Upgrade existing sightscreens at Drummoyne Oval $200,000 $24,000 1 Design of sightscreen structure being finalised. Works to commence in Autumn 2020.
Henry Lawson Park Foreshore Path $620,000 $518,000 4 Majority of works completed in December 2019.  Final works will be completed in early Autumn 2020.
Works include a shared path, park furniture upgrades and plantings.
Lysaght Park Sports Field Rebuild + Lights $273,000 $210,000 2 Lights were installed in November 2019. Final testing and commissioning of lights to be completed in early 2020. Additional park modifications to be delivered this financial year.
Infrastructure Renewal - Cabarita and Bayview Park $128,000 $70,000 1 Road resurfacing completed at Cabarita Park in August 2019.
Minor works at Bayview Park were completed in 2018.
A new drinking fountain was installed at Bayview Park in December 2019.
Currently investigating design for improved footpath connectivity at the main entrance to the park.
Westconnex water recycling connection $17,000 $0 1 Water quality sampling of WestConnex tunnel water is being undertaken to determine if it can be recycled to water our parks.
Decking and BBQ Area at Drummoyne Swimming Centre $33,000 $5,000 4 Project was completed for commencement of 2019/20 season.
Hoskins Reserve - Rhodes Community Garden Upgrade $122,000 $123,000 4 Works are complete - Planting and Opening Day was held on Sunday, 13 October 2019 with great success. 
Drummoyne Oval/ Taplin Stormwater re-use $200,000 $0 1 Quotation documents are being prepared for Stage One works which include a new pipeline, tanks and pumps.
Arthur Walker Reserve Accessway $25,000 $22,000 4 Planting of the embankment is now complete and establishing well.
Annual Shade Renewal Program $50,000 $0 1 Project scoping is underway for improved shade at Murphy Reserve, Mortlake.
Annual Outdoor Exercise EquipmentProgram $144,000 $33,000 1 Five Dock Park Playground and Outdoor Fitness  - initial consultation period closed on 15 October 2019. A second consultation period closed on 14 February 2020, works are due to commence in May 2020, for more information visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/new-five-dock-park-playground 
Jesse Stewart Sports Field Rebuild $200,000 $75,000 1 Work commenced in January to level the playing field, install drainage, irrigation and a new turf cricket wicket.
Works are due to be completed in April.
Rhodes Foreshore Lighting Replacement $515,000 $3,000 1 Lighting specifications and designs are being prepared to tender for works.
Dog Off - Leash Site Improvements $100,000 $11,000 1 Council adopted the Dogs in Public Places Strategy on 3 December 2019. Signage being installed at dog parks in early 2020.
A dog-off leash trial at Henley Park, Concord between 10 February and 15 March 2020.  For more info head to: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/henley-park-leash-trial
Rothwell Park Rebuild $580,000 $168,000 1 Work commenced in January to level the playing field, install drainage, irrigation and a new turf cricket wicket.
Works are due to be completed in April.
Create a Swimsite at Bayview Park $100,000 $2,000 1 Site analysis underway, including water quality sampling.  A concept design is being prepared and community consultation to commence in the coming months. 
Cabarita Swimming Centre Additional Shade $50,000 $0 1 Project Planning proposed to commence in the second quarter.
New Playground at Tom Murphy Reserve $210,000 $225,000 4 Works are complete. The official opening was held on 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 $95,000 2 Detailed design continues, following feedback from the Riverside community consultation day, held on 25 August 2019. Water quality sampling has commenced. On-ground works are expected to commence mid-2020.  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 Project completed in November 2019. New bins have been installed.
Park Signage Audit & Renewal $100,000 $0 1 Project scoping is underway to renew Bay Run signage and pavement marking.
Sportsfields Irrigation - Rain Sensing Upgrade $5,000 $4,000 4 Works were completed in  October 2019.
Sportsfields Lighting - Software Upgrade $7,000 $7,000 4 Works were completed in  October 2019.
Parks Renewal Program - Non - Playground Equipment $100,000 $12,000 1 New fencing along The Esplanade, Drummoyne is currently being installed.
Accessibility improvements at Cabarita Park are being designed to be completed in mid-2020.
Timbrell Park POM & Masterplan $75,000 $15,000 1 The Community Consultation period has ended (11 Nov - 15 Dec 2019). A Community Engagement Report is currently being prepared and scheduled for publication in February 2020.
For more information visit: https://collaborate.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/timbrell-park-POM
Massey Park Golf Course Safety Screens (Alongside 2nd hole) $290,000 $7,000 1 Preliminary on-ground works underway.  Design being finalised for works to commence in April/May 2020.
Club Storage at Nield Park $10,000 $0 1 Project plan being prepared.
Goddard Park Picket Fence $76,000 $86,000 4 Picket fence installation completed in  January 2020.
Five Dock Leisure Centre - Sprung Floor $77,000 $72,000 4 New sprung flooring has been installed.
Other Projects - Parks and Recreation $403,000 $222,000  
Parks and Recreation $7,358,000 $3,090,000
Roads and Traffic
Project Budgeted 2019/20 Spent in 2019/20 Status Comments
Annual Accessibility Works Program ( Bus Stop Upgrades etc) $50,000 $37,000 1 A program has been developed and the works are currently underway.
Annual Capital Works Traffic Facilities Program $173,000 $156,000 4 The upgrade of the 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 complete. 
Annual Footpaths Renewal Program $944,000 $975,000 4 The renewal of footpaths have been completed on the basis of the relative priority of defects identified.
Annual Kerb/Gutter Renewal Program $41,000 $12,000 4 Works are now completed.
Annual Regional Roads Program $116,000 $0 1 Burwood Road asphalt & slab replacement works are underway and due to be completed in January 2020. Works for Harris Road are currently being planned.  This project is jointly funded by an RMS Regional Road Grant and Council funding.
Annual Road Pavement Renewal Program $777,000 $437,000 1 Burwood Road asphalt & slab replacement works are underway and due to be completed in January 2020. Works for Harris Road are currently being planned.  This project is jointly funded by an RMS Regional Road Grant and Council funding.
Roads To Recovery Program $700,000 $473,000 1 Slab replacement works at First Avenue, Five Dock is complete.  Lavender Street has been resurfaced. Works on Blackwall Point Road include slab jacking and road shoulder repair works and are nearing completion. Hilly and McDonalds Streets intersection upgrade is complete.
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 Traffic calming works are proposed to be undertaken at the roundabout on Bertram Street, Mortlake, pending required approvals.
Public Domain Plan Transport Interchange at Station Precinct $129,000 $0 2 Detailed design plans are being prepared to guide construction in future Financial Years. Currently awaiting approval from TfNSW for proposed installation of traffic signals at key locations.
Five Dock Public Domain Streetscape (Stage 2 - Southern End) $1,000,000 $101,000 2 NBN works are currently being finalised. 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, Drummoyne - Public Domain Design $1,000 $1,000 0 As a result of the Victoria Road Urban Design Review this project has been deferred to allow the development of a design concept for the area in 2020/21.
New Cycle Connection QEP and Burwood Park - UIAP $769,000 $26,000 1 The detailed design for the new Cycle Connection between Queen Elizabeth Park and Burwood Park is currently underway. Council is seeking approval from RMS on changes to Traffic signals at the Gipps/Broughton St intersection. Street lighting requires Ausgrid's approval.
Canada Bay Bike Plan $69,000 $54,000 1 Preparation of the Canada Bay Bike Plan is currently underway including investigations into regional cycleway. Consultation on regional cycleway is anticipated to commence April 2020. Following this, the drafting of the broader Bike Plan will be completed and placed on public exhibition.
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 $3,000 1 Lyons Road Footpath works have been completed in late February 2020.
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.
Intersection Upgrade George and Pommeroy Street $250,000 $10,000 1 Investigations to inform the design process is underway, with a head consultant for the intersection upgrade appointed to coordinate the investigations. Detailed design plans will be used for construction in future Financial Years.
Travanion Street Batter Stabilisation $120,000 $1,000 1 Embankment stabilisation works are currently being investigated.
Regional Cycleway Upgrade - RMS Grant $100,000 $6,000 1 Route being investigated through the preparation of the Bike Plan which has commenced. Consultation is anticipated to be undertaken in March 2020.
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 of priority works to complete in the 20/21 FY is under development. A consultant will be engaged shortly to undertake a review of the whole Council area and prepare a longer term program of works.
Jellicoe Street, Concord Road Closure $650,000 $11,000 1 The final development of the design of the Piazza treatment for the road closure is nearing completion.  Following an assessment of comments on the design, the construction works will be planned.
Tennyson Road, Mortlake Pedestrian Crossing $120,000 $12,000 1 Design of the lighting upgrade for this crossing is currently being designed.
Victoria Avenue, Concord West Pedestrian Crossing $70,000 $10,000 1 Design of the lighting upgrade for this crossing is currently being designed.
Victoria Avenue Concord West - Footpath $60,000 $0 4 Works for the construction of this new footpath to minimise a pedestrian safety issue has been completed.
Correys Ave/Majors Bay Rd Black Spot Program $47,000 $0 1 The detailed design of the proposed works at the Majors Bay Road and Correys Avenue intersection is currently underway
Homebush Bay Drive & Harrison Avenue Crossing Design $110,000 $0 1 A design is being prepared for a signalised pedestrian and cyclist crossing on Homebush Bay Drive at Harrison Avenue. The design will be used to seek construction funding through TfNSW in future Financial Years
Roads and Traffic $7,312,000 $2,403,000  
Buildings and Property
Project Budgeted 2019/20 Spent in 2019/20 Status Comments
Buildings Renewal $740,000 $597,000 1 The following refurbishment have been completed this financial year:  the entrance at Drummoyne Swimming Pool, Five Dock Early Childhood Centre and Greenlees Tennis Centre Clubhouse, replacement of skylights at Five Dock Library, repairs to Massey Park Golf Course Roof and internal painting works at Concord Kindy, Chiswick Community Centre internal painting and timber floor renewals,  repainting of The Connection Event space, new internal wall panels and external timber staining works.
The Connection - Building Works $100,000 $109,000 1 Repairs to the Art Lighting have been completed. 
Solar Panel Installations $24,000 $6,000 4 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 $333,000 1 Replacement lift with marine-grade finishes has been ordered and is currently being manufactured. It is due to be delivered and installed in April 2020.
The accessible ramp from pool entry to pool deck was completed for opening of swimming season at beginning of September 2019.
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.
Drummoyne Pool Lift Replacement $68,000 $0 1 Lift order has been placed with installation due August 2020
Other Projects - Buildings and Property $450,000 $0    
Buildings and Property $2,740,000 $1,045,000    
Library and Community Services
Project Budgeted 2019/20 Spent in 2019/20 Status Comments
Other Projects - Library and Community Services $20,000 $24,000    
Library and Community Services $20,000 $24,000  
Major Projects
Project Budgeted 2019/20 Spent in 2019/20 Status Comments
Halliday Park - Automatic Toilet Installation $200,000 $3,000 2 Concept design is being finalised for community engagement before Easter.
Redevelopment of Concord Oval $3,000,000 $810,000 1 The project is progressing to the detailed design phase. Demolition works anticipated to start in April 2020.
Charles Heath Reserve Project $150,000 $10,000 1 Concept plans are being finalised for community consultation in April 2020
The Connection - Shade Sail Installation $325,000 $36,000 0 Development Application for the works has been approved. Tender documentation is being prepared to award a contractor.
Timbrell Park Fields and Amenities Upgrade $100,000 $0 0 Plan of Management for Timbrell Park is currently being undertaken. Planning and Concept design for building is being undertaken with Council's architects.
Synthetic Playing Surface and New Amenities at Majors Bay Re $2,761,000 $2,547,000 1 Synthetic Field completed. Finalising contract.
Cintra Park Amenities Netball - Additions to Building $1,460,000 $1,232,000 1 Council has now completed the Cintra Park Netball Amenities Upgrade project which is ready to use well ahead of the 2020 winter netball season.
This $1.6 million upgrade will continue to support the needs of our growing sporting community.
New Amenities at Majors Bay Reserve $2,414,000 $1,910,000 1 Synthetic Field is open to Public. Building works are scheduled to be complete in mid 2020.
Major Projects ######### $6,548,000    
Drainage and Marine Works
Project Budgeted 2019/20 Spent in 2019/20 Status Comments
Exile Bay Flood Study $169,000 $59,000 1 The City has prepared a draft flood study for the Exile Bay Catchment. The draft flood study is currently on public exhibition. The flood study will be used to inform the preparation of a Floodplain Risk Management Plan.
Seawall Renewal-Cap $140,000 $119,000 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 $28,000 1 The City is undertaking an investigation into providing a passive watercraft launch facility.
Massey Park Environmental Protection Options Study $138,000 $4,000 1 The City is investigating options to repair the Massey Park stormwater canal. 
Foreshore Structures - Menzies Reserve $180,000 $124,000 4 The City has completed the repairs to the existing seawall to maintain its structural integrity.
Foreshore Structures - Iron Cove $1,414,000 $506,000 1 The City has commenced the repair of 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 commenced December 2019 with completion planned in April 2020.  
Foreshore Structures - Pelican Reserve $120,000 $17,000 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 $2,000 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.
Pedestrian Crossing Safety Improvement Program $159,000 $0 1 Program currently being developed.
Drainage Renewal Burnell Way Pipe re-lining $161,000 $163,000 4 Pipeline relining works have been completed to ensure the function of this pipeline.
Drainage Renewal Boronia, Murray, Mons Street Tonkin Pipe $226,000 $218,000 4 Pipeline relining works have been completed to ensure the function of this pipeline.
Drainage and Marine Structures $3,489,000 $1,345,000