Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve (the reserve) on the Brisbane River at Chuwar is a special place for the community and remains culturally significant for the Traditional Owners and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. It has been popular for picnics, sport, tourism, water activities and for the continuation of cultural practices and connections for many years.
The reserve was significantly damaged in the flood events experienced in both February and May 2022. At present, the site is partially open with temporary fencing in place for all closed areas to ensure the safety of the community (see map below).
We are focused on making a reserve that is more flood resilient (which can be re-opened more quickly and at a lower cost after each flood event), while also ensuring our First Nations People and the wider community can continue to enjoy the reserve now and into the future.
Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve - Location of demolition works (indicative only)
The below concept designs have been created for the rehabilitation of Colleges Crossing.
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Proposed Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve redesign.
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80.43% support the proposed 'back-to-basics' Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve Concept Design.
This strong community support will allow council to proceed with final design work on the redesign.
CLICK HERE to read about the consultation results and next steps.
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