Category Archives: Development

Division 1 News from Councillor Donna Gates – October 2013

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NORFOLK SKATE PARK UPGRADE Work is underway to upgrade the Ormeau Skate Park. The old skate park has been demolished and trees have been removed. The area has been fenced and pegged in preparation for the new and improved skate … Continue reading

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Ormeau Skate Park Upgrade 2013 – City of Gold Coast

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Project details Cr Donna Gates has requested preparation of a concept plan for the staged delivery of the Ormeau Skatepark, Norfolk Park. The concept plan includes the demolition of the existing skate ramps and shelter and construction of a youth … Continue reading

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Division 1 Latest News from Councillor Donna Gates

2013-14 Budget While funds are tight, the following has been achieved for Division 1: • $3 million for improvements to Staplyton Landfill • $1.8 million for construction of a western service road from Business Street to Martens Street which will … Continue reading

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Pimpama State Secondary College – New schools enrolment exceeds all expectations!

Pimpama State Secondary College officially opened: Member for Coomera, Michael Crandon and Principal, John Thornberry of Pimpama State Secondary College welcomed the Minister for Education, Training and Employment John-Paul Langbroek to officially open the Pimpama State Secondary College today. Mr … Continue reading

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Ormeau development updates

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A big thank you to Councillor Donna Gates for the latest updates regarding development in Ormeau. We have added a map to help pin point the locations discussed in the notes below (click images to enlarge view). 1. At Ormeau … Continue reading

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Ormeau Community and Youth Centre

Today we were invited by Gold Coast City Council to preview the new Ormeau Community and Youth Centre which is ahead of schedule and due to open at the end of January 2013. This state of the art centre will … Continue reading

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Work starts on the Ormeau Bulldogs new home

Two new full-size sports ovals for Ormeau will be finished for the 2013 AFL season after work started on the $3 million project this week. The ovals adjacent to Stockland’s Ormeau Ridge community have also been confirmed as the new … Continue reading

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Current Development in Ormeau

Development in Ormeau is coming along nicely. Here are a few photos for those who haven’t recently ventured over to the North side of Ormeau (Norfolk Village area). Ormeau Community Centre – under construction: Ormeau Community Centre – under construction: … Continue reading

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Ormeau Skate Park Upgrade

Project details Cr Donna Gates has requested preparation of a concept plan for the staged delivery of the Ormeau Skatepark, Norfolk Park. The concept plan includes the demolition of the existing skate ramps and shelter and construction of a youth … Continue reading

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Residents furious at plant go-ahead (Yatala)

Residents from Yatala, Ormeau and surrounding areas are outraged about the State Government’s approval for a massive Biomass Power Generation Plant to be built at Yatala. After a year of investigations, the former Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) … Continue reading

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