September 2021 - The City has allocated $316,000 in the 2021/22 Budget to undertake detail design of the skate park and playground, kicking off the improvements at Stirk Park. In addition, we recently applied to Lotterywest for funding of the $3million upgrade – we’re awaiting the outcome ATM. We’ll announce to the community as soon as we know more.
October 2020 - Concept designs for Stage One priorities of the Stirk Park Master Plan including the new play space and skate park are now completed following a detailed community consultation process.
The concepts were endorsed by Council at the Ordinary Council Meeting of the 25th August 2020 and the City are now seeking external funding opportunities to implement the project.
March 2020 - Stirk Park has been given a storm water health upgrade, with the installation of a Baffle Box Gross Pollutant Trap. Baffle boxes are concrete or fiberglass structures containing a series of sediment settling chambers separated by baffles, key functions as follows:
The pollutant trap will significantly reduce the amount of pollutants entering the Stirk Park and is expected to be operational by April 2020. Once installed, the trap will catch litter, particularly cigarette butts and pieces of plastics, before they enter the creek.
were endorsed by Council in August 2020.
Strategic leisure planning involves the future planning and development of the City’s community facilities and parks.Find out more about our Sport & Recreational Planning here
We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Whadjuk Noongar People as the Custodians of this land. We also pay respect to all Aboriginal community Elders, past, present and future who have and continue to reside in the area and have been an integral part of the history of this region.