Horsham is a city, centrally located in the Wimmera and next to the Grampians National Park and the famous Mount Arapiles. It is 300 kilometres north-west of Melbourne and 450 kilometres south-east of Adelaide. With a population of over 20,000 people, the municipality is the retail, business and service centre of the Wimmera.
Horsham Rural City Council (HRCC) is committed to providing and supporting the development of recreational and sporting facilities. With this in view Council assisted the Committee of Management to develop a new facility Development Strategy for Coughlin Park.Services: Community, Evaluation, Facilities, Funding, Planning, Sport
In 2009 the Local Government Recreation Forum developed an ‘Issues and Directions Paper for Local and Regional Sport and Recreation Facilities’ titled ‘A Time For Fundamental Change’. The Issues and Directions paper highlighted a range of issues facing Local Government.
As a direct result of the Issues and Directions paper, the Local Government Recreation & Sport Facilities Sustainability Group was convened to strengthen the financial sustainability of local government owned local and regional level sport and recreation facilities. The Group commissioned SGL to investigate specific opportunities, methods, guidelines that will assist Local Government to sustainably manage local and regional recreation and sport facilities.Services: Community, Evaluation, Facilities, Sport
The Ararat Rural City Council commissioned SGL Group to conduct a study of the current usage of the Ararat Rural City Recreation and Aquatic Centre as well as to identify any barriers to participation across the different programs and services within the Centre and to look at the potential opportunities to redevelop the Centre in order to increase participation and improve the services provided.Services: Community, Facilities, Planning, Sport
Moreton Bay Regional Council (MBRC) commissioned a feasibility study and detailed concept designs for the proposed expansion of the South Pine Indoor Sports Centre (SPISC) at the South Pine Sports Complex (SPSC).
The project’s objective was to establish the need for additional activity and ancillary spaces at SPSC, prepare a detailed concept design incorporating existing and proposed new facilities, and undertake a detailed financial and management analysis to determine the feasibility of the project.Services: Community, Evaluation, Facilities, Planning, Sport
Moreton Bay Regional Council (MBRC) sought to undertake a full feasibility study and detailed concept designs for the expansion of the Morayfield Park Leisure Centre, Morayfield.
The purpose of the project was to establish the need for additional activity and ancillary spaces at Morayfield Park Leisure Centre (MPLC), prepare a detailed concept design incorporating existing (possibly redeveloped) and proposed new facilities, and undertake a detailed financial and management analysis to determine the feasibility of the project.Services: Community, Evaluation, Facilities, Planning, Sport