Wally Tate Park upgrade project - Runcorn

Brisbane City Council is pleased to advise that following the release of the final concept plan in July 2019, upgrade works have commenced at Wally Tate Park. These works are 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, Runcorn
Ward Runcorn
Project outcomes An upgraded district sport and recreation park
Latest update Project update

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

Construction works will include:

  • reconfiguring the dog off-leash area with minor boundary realignments
  • relocating services
  • constructing a new public amenities building
  • constructing a new clubhouse to be leased to the community
  • constructing new footpaths and picnic shelters
  • widening the access road
  • constructing a shared pedestrian and bicycle pathway
  • constructing a new car park
  • constructing a new junior cricket field to be shared by the Queensland Lure Coursing Association and the Kuraby Knights cricket club; this will include irrigation, lighting and drainage
  • constructing a new shared viewing area for the Queensland Lure Coursing Association and the Kuraby Knights cricket club; including storage and shelter
  • constructing four new cricket practice nets with lighting
  • upgrading the senior cricket field with drainage, irrigation and lighting
  • landscaping and revegetation.

212 tree removals will be required to enable the works to occur. All vegetation impacts will be offset in accordance with Council's environmental policies and relevant legislative requirements, including one-for-one replanting at this site.

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Project benefits

The Wally Tate Park upgrade project will provide a green space that:

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

Project timing

This table shows the project timing for the Wally Tate Park upgrade.
Mid-2019 Stage one works completed
Late 2019 Detailed design completed
August 2020 Stage two works commenced
Early 2022 Stage two works expected to be completed

More information

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

  • phone the project team on 1800 669 416 during business hours
  • phone Council on 07 3403 8888 outside of business hours
  • email the project team
  • write to:
    Wally Tate Park upgrade project
    City Projects
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434 
    Brisbane Qld 4001.
Last updated: 22 December 2021
Topics: runcorn

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