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An overview of major projects and works being delivered by East Gippsland Shire Council.

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Bairnsdale Cell 4
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
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In Planning
Start Date: 
April 2021
Completion Date: 
December 2021
Budget: 
$4,000,000

Construction of the next landfill cell at Bairnsdale Regional Landfill. Generally a new landfill cell is required every 2 - 3 years, with Cell 4 being brought forward in the program due to extraordinary demands on existing landfill capacity created by bushfire clean-up activities.

Bullock Island Bridge
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
Start Date: 
April 2021
Completion Date: 
December 2021
Budget: 
$3,000,000

The project will include replacement of the existing access bridge to Bullock Island, Lakes Entrance. The replacement is needed due to structural deterioration of the existing bridge caused be corrosion. The new access bridge, designed for the marine environment, will cater for the Island's commercial needs and also provide greater access for visitors and members of the community, with a shared walking and cycling path on the south side linking to the Esplanade and new paths to be constructed on Bullock Island, in addition to a walking path on the north side.

This project is jointly funded with the Commonwealth Government.

Bullock Island Masterplan Implementation
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
Start Date: 
May 2021
Completion Date: 
June 2022
Budget: 
$5,400,000

This project will implement the vision of the Bullock Island Master, updated in 2020. Elements of the project include:

  • Updated access roads and parking facilities
  • Fishing platforms and boardwalks
  • Picnic and BBQ facilities
  • Walkways, for use by both pedestrian and cycling
  • Public ablution facilities
  • Artful interpretation of a parkland area in a natural setting

This project is jointly funded by Council, State Government and Commonwealth Government.

Cann River Waste Transfer Station
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
Start Date: 
August 2021
Completion Date: 
June 2022
Budget: 
$1,600,000

The current landfill site in Cann River is reaching the end of its life. A new site will be developed to construct a new Transfer Station facility to cater for the needs of the Cann River community. The construction will include multiple bin bays along with improved recycling facilities to ensure waste to landfill is minimised. Construction is scheduled to commence during the 21/22 financial year

Eagle Point Foreshore Hub
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
Start Date: 
May 2021
Completion Date: 
June 2022
Budget: 
$3,500,000

In conjunction with an upgrade of public open space adjacent to the Eagle Point Foreshore, the project will create a community and visitor foreshore hub including a network of walking paths, landscaping, playgrounds and a multipurpose “Lakehouse” building offering mixed-use community and commercial functions.

This project is funded by the State Government's Low Interest Loan Scheme.

For more information, visit our YourSay page.

Genoa Pedestrian Bridge from Rest Area
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
Start Date: 
January 2021
Completion Date: 
September 2021
Budget: 
$1,600,000

Following the loss of the Genoa Heritage Truss Bridge in the Black Summer Fires, this project will construct a new pedestrian bridge on the original alignment. The look of the replacement bridge is in keeping with the original including its truss spans.

Jemmy's Point Upgrade
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
Start Date: 
December 2019
Completion Date: 
March 2022
Budget: 
$1,530,000

Stage 1 – Hotel Road Site is complete.

Stage 2 - Lookout Road Site - An iconic new all abilities accessible pedestrian viewing platform will be constructed at this site. In parallel the Masterplan for the open space and other facilities within Rotary Park is being updated.

This project is jointly funded with the Commonwealth Government.

For more information, visit our YourSay page.

Lakes Entrance Landfill Capping & Waste Transfer Station Upgrade
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2020
Completion Date: 
September 2021
Budget: 
$4,100,000

The Lakes Entrance Landfill has reached its capacity. The project includes capping and rehabilitation of the landfill in accordance with an EPA approved design. As part of the project, the transfer station will be brought up to best practice standards to ensure the facility continues to provide for the Lakes Entrance community. Additional bays will be constructed along with improved recycling facilities to ensure waste to landfill is minimised. The project will include other improvements to the site including access roads, hardstand areas and drainage works.

Lakes Entrance streetscape pavement improvements
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2019
Completion Date: 
October 2021
Budget: 
$2,400,000

In partnership with Regional Roads Victoria, major streetscaping improvements are being implemented along the length of The Esplanade in Lakes Entrance, including the upgrade of paths, lighting, street furniture, artwork and landscaping.

This project is being jointly delivered by VicRoads.

Lucknow Recreation Reserve Change Rooms and Netball Court upgrade
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
Start Date: 
August 2020
Completion Date: 
April 2021
Budget: 
$2,500,000

Upgrade of the Change Rooms and Netball Courts at the Lucknow Recreation Reserve  including greatly enhanced facilities for the site including female friendly change facilities. Jointly funded by Council, Australian Sports Commission and Commonwealth Government.

Mallacoota Seawalls Stage 1
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
Start Date: 
March 2021
Completion Date: 
December 2021
Budget: 
$1,500,000

The Mallacoota Seawall project includes upgrade of the seawall located on the foreshore adjacent to the Mallacoota Foreshore Holiday Park. The project will replace areas of seawall currently in poor condition while also providing and increased level of protection from inundation. The project will be completed in stages, with a 200m northern section adjacent to Panoramic Drive comprising Stage 1. Further stages will be completed in 2021/22.

Omeo Mountain Bike Trails Stage 1
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
Start Date: 
April 2020
Completion Date: 
June 2022
Budget: 
$4,000,000

The Omeo Mountain Bike Destination project includes construction of a nationally significant 120km+ mountain bike trail network on the doorstep of town. Stage One comprises the construction of 55 kms of trails identified as 'high priority' within the Omeo Mountain Bike Trail Network Master Plan, in addition to a Pump Track and Skills course located in Livingstone Park and other supporting infrastructure. Jointly funded with Federal and State Government.

Omeo Valley Road - Major Rehabilitation
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
Start Date: 
April 2021
Completion Date: 
June 2021
Budget: 
$1,000,000

Three sections of Omeo Valley Road currently in poor condition will be reconstructed, totaling 2.7km. A further 1km section of Limestone Road will be reconstructed. This project is jointly funded with Council and the Roads to Recovery Program, Commonwealth Government.

Road Reconstruction Works for McMillan Street & Phillips Lane, Bairnsdale including Jones Bay Wetland Construction
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
Start Date: 
November 2019
Completion Date: 
January 2021
Budget: 
$3,700,000

The project includes the upgrade McMillan Street and Phillips Lane, Bairnsdale, key access to the East Bairnsdale industrial estate. The upgrade includes full road construction, including the installation of stormwater drainage and kerb and channel, to replace open drains. To enable the works, improve drainage capacity within the industrial estate and achieve water quality improvements, the project also includes construction of a wetland on the east side of Philips Lane prior to Jones Bay. Jointly funded by Council, East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority and Roads to Recovery Program, Commonwealth Government

Slip Road Maritime Precinct
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
Start Date: 
May 2021
Completion Date: 
June 2022
Budget: 
$1,370,000

The proposed upgrades include a major revitalisation Slip Road boating and maritime precinct. The scope of the project includes seawall works, walking paths, boat ramp improvements, parking, landscaping, and a refresh for the amenities block.

This project is jointly funded with the State Government.

For more information, visit our YourSay page.

Upgrade to Moroney Street
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
In Planning
Start Date: 
May 2021
Completion Date: 
March 2022
Budget: 
$3,200,000

The project will upgrade the length of Moroney Street in Bairnsdale between Dawson Street and Riley Street over multiple stages. The upgrade will include full road construction, replacement of open drains with kerb and channel and underground drainage, footpaths, indented parking lanes, tree planting and upgrade of all intersections along the street.

The staged construction works will be as follows:

  • Dawson Street to McKean Street (commencing 2020/21)
  • McKean Street to Birchwood Court
  • Birchwood Court to Riley Street

This project is jointly funded with the Roads to Recovery Program, Commonwealth Government.

WORLD Sporting Precinct Stage 1
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
In Progress
Start Date: 
May 2021
Completion Date: 
December 2022
Budget: 
$11,000,000

Located on the existing site of the Bairnsdale netball and hockey facilities in West Bairnsdale, the WORLD redevelopment project will provide regional level sporting facilities for East Gippsland. An outcome of the Bairnsdale Sporting Facilities Master Plan, the WORLD redevelopment will provide users with :

  • An upgraded pavilion for hockey and netball user groups
  • New lighting and amenities for the main hockey pitch
  • Renewal of the hockey pitch
  • An eight-court regional level netball facility. Four courts will be marked for both futsal and netball
  • A soccer precinct that includes a dedicated pavilion and two pitches with lighting
  • Associated car parking
  • New walkways and connections to the Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre and Bairnsdale Secondary College.

This project is jointly funded by Council, State Government and Federal Government.

For more information you can visit our YourSay page.

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This page was last published on: 
Tuesday, December 8, 2020