The final concept design was endorsed by Council's Finance, Community & Services Committee on 9 June 2020. In response to community feedback, additional shaded seating and landscape improvements were included, and Australian native plants will be prioritised in the final planting plan.
A Review of Environmental Factors (REF) and Heritage Impact Statement (HIS) has now been completed for the project, finding no additional impacts when appropriate mitigation measures are taken.
This means the Dillon Street Reserve project can now move ahead to construction! Council has now engaged contractors and play equipment suppliers ahead of work starting in April 2021.