Wally Tate Park upgrade project - Runcorn

Brisbane City Council is pleased to advise that Wally Tate Park, Kuraby is now open for use. The upgraded park is part of Council’s commitment to create more to see and do in a clean and green Brisbane.


This table provides summary information about the Wally Tate Park upgrade project including address, ward, project outcomes and latest update.
Address Beenleigh Road, Kuraby
Ward Runcorn
Project outcomes An upgraded district sport and recreation park
Latest update Construction complete

About the project

Situated in the southern Brisbane suburbs of Runcorn, Kuraby and Eight Mile Plains, Wally Tate Park stretches broadly from Underwood Road in the north to Beenleigh Road and the Beenleigh/Gold Coast rail line in the south.

The Wally Tate Park upgrade will create more to see and do in a clean and green Brisbane, and provide more opportunities to enjoy Brisbane's beautiful climate and connect with family and friends in the places that make our city great.

Project details

Features of the upgraded park include:

  • a reconfigured dog off-leash area (DOLA) with minor boundary re-alignments
  • a new public amenities building
  • a new clubhouse to be leased to the community
  • new footpaths, barbeque and picnic shelters
  • a widened access road
  • a shared pedestrian and bicycle pathway
  • a new carpark near the sporting facilities (including lighting)
  • a re-configured front car park near Jacob’s Lane
  • a new junior cricket field including irrigation, lighting and drainage
  • a new shared viewing area for the Queensland Lure Coursing Association and the Kuraby Knights cricket club (including storage and shelter)
  • four new cricket practice nets (including lighting)
  • upgrades to the senior cricket field with drainage, irrigation and lighting
  • landscaping and revegetation.

Project benefits

The Wally Tate Park upgrade project provides a green space that:

  • enhances existing sporting facilities
  • provides new public amenities
  • accommodates a variety of park users and visitors.

More information

If you would like to find out more about the project, you can:

  • phone Council on 07 3403 8888.
Last updated: 9 January 2023
Topics: runcorn

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