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$4.6 million endorsed to beautify streetscapes and upgrade facilities across Darwin suburbs
City of Darwin has endorsed $4.6 million in funding for suburban beautification and infrastructure upgrades including projects taking place at the basketball court at Malak, lighting of Nakara Oval, landscaping at Nightcliff Shopping Centre and pedestrian access in Karama.
38 projects have had funding approved across the four Wards with the beautification projects aiming to create sustainable streetscapes to increase amenity, cooling and biodiversity, and incorporate water sensitive design principals. The infrastructure upgrade projects will provide shade, accessibility, lighting and seating.
Darwin Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis said he was delighted that each Ward would be receive equal funding for key projects and advised “City of Darwin has spent the past 12 months focussing on greening and beautifying our city and this funding will see Council delivering projects that will really improve the amenity of our suburbs, where so many Darwin residents live.
“Significant beautification is planned for Moil, Parap, Karama and Malak Shopping Centres, along with major roads including Dripstone, Rothdale, Totem and Bradshaw Terrace.”
“Infrastructure upgrades will take place at the basketball court at Malak, lighting of Nakara Oval, landscaping at Nightcliff Shopping Centre and pedestrian access in Karama.”
“Improving our city is a key focus for this Council; I want our community to be proud of the city they live in.”
The 38 projects are all are expected to commence and be completed in the current financial year:
Lyons Ward – 5 projects
Chan Ward – 12 projects
Richardson Ward – 9 projects
Waters Ward – 12 projects
Detailed information on the projects will be added to City of Darwin’s Project Page
Image courtesy of City of Darwin
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17th April 2020 - Darwin invests in major local projects
9th April 2020 - Darwin Council commences major upgrade of sport oval lighting
12th March 2020 - Visitation encouraged to Darwin Waterfront Precinct
11th March 2020 - Darwin commences suburban streetscape beautification progam
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16th August 2019 - 3X3 basketball set to open on the Darwin Waterfront
31st May 2019 - Construction complete on Darwin’s Smart City project
4th April 2019 - Upgrades announced for Darwin playgrounds
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