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.
Macquarie Park Revitalisation
The Macquarie Park Revitalisation Project will improve the safety and appearance of Warren Shire's largest and most frequented park; Macquarie Park. The works will include 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
Pending projects (via grant applications)
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
Industrial Park – Develop crucial industrial infrastructure to support job creation and economic growth in Warren and surrounds
Industrial infrastructure will be further developed at Warren Airport Industrial Park and Warren industrial Park will be created. The two industrial parks will be designed to provide a major focus on economic activity, employment growth and service delivery for the Warren Region.
Carter Oval Redevelopment
Redevelop obsolete caravan park site into a sport and recreation precinct in order to make Warren a more attractive place to live as well as improving community connections.
Removal and demolition of infrastructure (including buildings, water and electricity) from the obsolete Warren Shire Caravan Park. Create a master plan to redevelop obsolete caravan park into a sport and recreation precinct. The land is gazetted as park and reserve so it is returning the site to its original intended purpose.