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$4.6 million endorsed to beautify streetscapes and upgrade facilities across Darwin suburbs

$4.6 million endorsed to beautify streetscapes and upgrade facilities across Darwin suburbs
October 5, 2020

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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