Oxley Creek Transformation | Brisbane City Council

Oxley Creek Transformation

Brisbane City Council has committed $100 million to the Oxley Creek Transformation project to transform Oxley Creek from the Brisbane River at Tennyson to Larapinta, into a world-class green, lifestyle and leisure destination.

Established in 2017 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brisbane City Council, Oxley Creek Transformation Pty Ltd will plan the corridor for the future, collaborate with partners, promote integrated action and create the foundational elements of the future parkland. 

Achieving the Lord Mayor’s vision for the Oxley Creek corridor will take the combined efforts of government, the private sector and the community. You can help us by providing feedback on the draft Master Plan.

The feedback period for the draft Master Plan closed on Sunday 27 May 2018. 

About Oxley Creek Transformation

Oxley Creek Transformation will deliver a range of environmental, social and economic benefits for the local community and the city as a whole.

Oxley Creek Transformation is committed to:

  • reducing the impacts of industry and development on the creek and its surrounds
  • embedding flood resilience into the corridor
  • growing its rich network of green spaces
  • transforming the Oxley Creek corridor into a vast multi-use parkland
  • attracting investment to unlock economic potential
  • collaborating with business, industry, government and the community.

The draft Master Plan

The Oxley Creek Transformation draft Master Plan is the first major milestone in achieving the vision for the Oxley Creek corridor over the next 20 years.

The draft Master Plan informs future initiatives and investment to establish new leisure and recreation facilities, economic hubs, cultural heritage interpretation, environmental education and connections for people and wildlife.

The Oxley Creek corridor is one of Brisbane’s most diverse areas and the draft Master Plan carefully considers the corridor’s relationship to surrounding industrial and residential communities, as well as the catchment and the wider region. 

The draft Master Plan explores multiple opportunities, including:

  • improving flood resilience and water quality
  • restoring wildlife habitats
  • the reuse of stormwater and other measures that allow the natural environment to thrive
  • creating new open spaces for people to gather, relax, play and connect with others
  • improving north-south and cross-corridor pedestrian and cycle connectivity along the creek and its open spaces, and
  • supporting and enhancing the local economy through commercial opportunities, new facilities and activation.

The draft Master Plan provides an understanding of the strategic context of the corridor, suggests ideas for the future parkland and establishes a framework for future projects, plans and strategies to revitalise the Oxley Creek corridor.

Priority projects identified in the draft Master Plan include:

  • a 20-kilometre recreation trail from the Brisbane River to a new nature-based adventure parkland in Larapinta
  • a world-renowned birdwatching destination at Oxley Creek Common
  • a regional parkland and visitor centre at Archerfield Wetlands, and
  •  whole-of-corridor environmental and economic strategies.

View the draft Master Plan.

More information

Find out more information about Oxley Creek Transformation by visiting the Oxley Creek Transformation website.

29 May 2018