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Parks are an essential ingredient for enhancing the liveability of our city. They provide social, health, economic and environmental benefits to everyone in our community.
We developed a Park Design Guideline to ensure our community is provided with quality, safe and sustainable public parks.
Park Design Guideline(PDF, 4MB)
To ensure park infrastructure is fit for community purpose, we developed minimum design standards for park infrastructure.
Parks infrastructure must be sustainable, robust and cost-effective. The specifications and drawings are intended for use by stakeholders, contractors, consultants and developers who are involved in developing park infrastructure.
Specifications and standard construction drawings(PDF, 3MB)
Our population is growing fast, placing increased demands on our existing network of parks.
There is limited ability to acquire new parkland within the high density areas of our city, so alternative solutions are needed for the future.
This report highlights:
Open space practices in high density areas(PDF, 3MB)