Our local budget

Initiatives in the Division 11 Local Area Works Budget 2020-21 and projects in the City Budget 2020-21 Capital Works Program delivers for Robina, Varsity Lakes and Burleigh Waters. Major upgrades are planned for roads, parks and community facilities.

Tackling congestion

Funding focuses on major intersection upgrades around Robina Town Centre and safety initiatives across Varsity Lakes. New paths and crossings help keep cars off the road.

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Intersection upgrades

Signalisation projects replace busy roundabouts with safer traffic lights and pedestrian facilities.

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New shared paths

New shared paths make it easier to leave the car at home and support those with disability to access services.

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Safer pedestrian crossings

Signalised pedestrian crossings support Active School Travel and give seniors safer access to shops and public transport.

Councillor Hermann Vorster inspecting roadworks

Robina Town Centre Drive and Laver Drive

Thorngate Drive and Kerrydale Park path

Laver Drive signalised crossing

Cheltenham Drive signalised crossing

Robina Town Centre Drive and Scottsdale Drive

Christine Avenue signalised crossing

Bridgewater Drive footpath improvements

Scottsdale Drive and Bayswater Avenue

Promenade Link Reserve shared path

Drop off area at Varsity College senior campus

Cumberland Drive and Silvabank Drive

Christine Avenue pedestrian refuge

Bermuda Street shared path design

Councillor Hermann Vorster at the new Frascott Park Playground

Better parks and reserves

Construction will commence on the $15 million Robina City Parklands, our very first city-significant parkland. Meanwhile, new toilets and better lighting will make the most of Varsity Lakes Foreshore Parklands.

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Better parklands

Major parkland improvements in Robina and Varsity Lakes will help support a growing population. Renovation projects will revitalise older linkage parks.

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More toilets and facilities

A new disability-friendly toilet block will unlock Lake Orr for family get-togethers and relieve walkers.

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Safety lighting

Lighting projects focus on safety and encourage early evening use of our popular recreational walks.

Robina City Parklands

Varsity Lake Foreshore Parklands toilet

Lake Orr boardwalk lighting

Jack Wilson Park fitness equipment

Ron Penhaligon Way landscaping

Gabriels Park renovation

Robina Woods lighting improvements

Robina Village tree lighting

Meridien Park access improvements

Varsity Foreshore Parklands seating

Varsity Lakes Community Resource Centre

Supporting our community

Community groups, community centres and local sporting clubs receive a major boost.

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Community centre upgrades

Varsity Lakes Community Resource Centre secures funding for a larger car park and safe pedestrian access to Mattocks Road while the soft fall area is renovated for the playgroup.

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Financial support

Donations will be available to local community groups up to the legislated maximum $35,000. Meanwhile, $50,000 will support clubs plan for growth.

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Events and celebrations

COVID-19 has impacted our plans. But funding has been secured for our most popular core events as social restrictions continue to ease.

More parking at Varsity community centre

Community events and celebrations

Facility upgrades

New soft fall at Varsity community centre

Divisional donations

Active & Healthy

NaurallyGC & Community plantings

Interactive budget map

The City Budget 2020-21 funds a range of projects across Division 11 to ease congestion, improve parklands and support local community groups. 

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