Lake Broadwater

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Lake Broadwater

Lake Broadwater is a popular recreational spot located 30km southwest of Dalby. It's long been a much-loved place to visit for a picnic or camping, and is home to impressive birdlife and flora. When water levels permit, it is the perfect spot for water recreation and swimming, and its peaceful, shady setting, walking tracks and picnic areas make it the perfect spot to get back to nature.

As part of Council's COVID-19 Recovery Package, Council is revamping Lake Broadwater to make it even more enjoyable for residents and visitors. The upgrades will focus on improving the amenities and enhancing the natural environment to encourage more people to head outdoors and explore the region.

Key Features:

      • Upgrades to the day use area
      • Landscaping
      • Fire pits
      • New bin enclosures
      • Vehicle barriers
      • Shelters
      • Camp kitchen
      • BBQs
      • New amenities
      • New interpretation signage
      • Lighting upgrades

    Project Status:  Underway - Construction phase 

    Please note - Due to construction works being undertaken at this site, access will be restricted until end June 2021  

    Stage Outlines:
    Landscaping and building contract awarded in December 2020 with construction works to start from January 2021

    Project Start Date:

    • Construction to commence from January 2021

    Target Completion Date:

    • Estimated completion of May, 2021

    Progress Updates:

    December 2020 - Construction contract awarded by Council 

    Landscaping and building contract awarded to Boyds Bay Group 

    January 2021 - Construction commenced

    Funding Sources:

    This project is jointly funded by Council and the Queensland Government's 2020-21 COVID Works for Queensland Program 

    Related Documents:
    Media Release: Contracts awarded for several major projects to boost liveability