Macquarie Park Revitalisation
The Macquarie Park Revitalisation Project has improved the safety and appearance of Warren Shire's largest and most frequented park; Macquarie Park. The works included construction of pathways, installation of new playground equipment as well as landscaping and park furniture.
Pathways and Cycleways Around Warren
This project will significantly improve pedestrian and cyclist conditions and connections. It will create a more connected and safe network through Warren to the Warren health, sporting and cultural precinct. This project is developed as a result of the findings of the 'Warren Health, Sporting and Cultural Precinct Connections Study 2016' and 'The Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan 2015'.
Village Enhancements for Warren, Nevertire and Collie
The project will implement the Village Enhancement Plans for Warren, Nevertire and Collie.
These Plans are a result of the community's request of Council through the IP&R process to ensure that the villages, footpaths, roads, parks and gardens and the overall appeal of the villages is maintained and enhanced.
The project across the villages seeks to focus on enhancement of town amenities, connectivity and accessibility. Project activities include:
- Entrance/gateway design & signage
- Navigation and tourist information signage/parking
- Pedestrian/accessibility and bicycle path upgrades - Warren Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan (PAMP)
- Street tree master plan concept
- Key recreation/park upgrades
Enhancing Western Plains Equestrian Centre
The Warren Showground Racecourse Complex is a regionally significant facility for Equestrian events. The facility has hosted a broad range of National, State, regional and local equestrian sporting events including Campdraft, Cross Country, Eventing, Hacking, Dressage, Horse Racing, Miniatures, Polocrosse, Pony Club, School Horse Sports, Show Jumping and Working Equitation. These horse events make a significant contribution to the regional economy.
The purpose of the project is to construct quality Equestrian sport infrastructure in order to hold more National, State and regional events. The project will result in improved participation across a broad range of sports. There will be significant economic, health and social outcomes for the region as a whole.
The project proposes to include the following infrastructure:
- Undercover riding arena
- Cross country jumps/facility
- Cattle yards
- Wash down bay
- Portable secretaries office
- Hospitality area: kitchen, flooring, ceiling, air conditioning, dumb waiter, staircase, ramp.
- Toilet blocks
- Canteen facilities
- Jockey rooms
Enhance Arts and Cultural Hall at Nevertire
The revitalisation of the Nevertire Hall in Warren Shire will enable the historic hall to continue to serve the arts and cultural requirements of the community. The project is made possible by a grant from the NSW Government's Regional Cultural Fund and contribution by the Nevertire Hall Trust.
New Community Centre
To complete a new community centre that will allow a range of community gatherings, entertainment and social interaction as identified by Warren Shire Council. The building will house the accessible Council Chambers, but will be designed to allow a range of function options, from formal council meetings to committee style gatherings, to art or display use by the community.
Pending projects (via grant applications)
Carter Oval Redevelopment
Warren Shire Council has developed a Concept Plan for the development of Carter Oval.
The aim is for Carter Oval to support the following activities:
- Senior and Junior Cricket
- Skate Park
- Water Park
- Bike Training Park
Key features include:
- It will be a facility that seeks to cater for families and mixed-sporting use.
- Consolidates Junior and Senior Cricket.
- Additional buildings will be identified for toilets, storage and kiosk facilities.