Park Boulder Barriers

Investment $2 million
Goal4.1.1 Development of quality places where people want to live, work, play and learn
Strategic PurposeTo protect the public and parkland from vehicles damaging the land and posing a safety risk to residents.
Status Underway

Anti-hooning measures are being rolled out across Townsville parks and open spaces, with a basalt boulder barrier being installed in the following parks:

  • Heatley Park
  • Charles Moroney Park
  • Illich Park
  • Warrina Park
  • High Vista Park
  • Peggy Banfield
  • Renecol Park
  • Melrose Park
  • Western Lions Park
  • Gill Park.

The boulder barriers are designed to reduced damage to parks and reduce the risk of residents becoming seriously injured.

Work commenced May 2022 and is expected to be completed by June 2023.

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