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The Armstrong Reserve upgrade works are now complete. The upgrade works include a reconstructed full basketball / netball court, new play equipment, a picnic shelter, footpaths, seating, tables, soft landscaping including garden beds, mature trees and a new irrigation system. A post and rail fence has also been installed along the Wilkins Street edge.

About the project

People standing around a table under a gazebo in a parkIn the 2018-19 Council Budget, $350,000 has been allocated to upgrade Armstrong Reserve, Newport.

In mid 2017 Council officers met with local residents about their ideas on improving the park. Following this, a shared vision and draft concept plan for the future park improvements was developed, in consultation with the community.

The opportunity to provide feedback on the Armstrong Reserve via the questions below has now closed. Thank you to all who attended the onsite drop in session on Thursday 25 October 2019 or completed the survey below.

Construction is scheduled to commence in February 2020 . To see regular construction updates visit the Construction Update section below or click here.

For detail regarding the project please refer to the 'Life Cycle' section on this page, check the construction updates below or contact Council staff via the details listed in the 'Who's Listening' section.

About the project

Tell us your thoughts

Armstrong Reserve Park Upgrade Concept Design

The survey form is now closed. Thanks for your contributions.

Community Survey

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Do you or your family use the basketball court? Required
If the court size was reduced, there would still be two basketball goals available for shooting hoops. A reduced size court would create an opportunity to incorporate a multi-purpose goal for ball games, without encroaching on the passive use grass area n Required
Some play equipment was installed in late 2017 for younger children. Have you or your family used the play space since the new equipment was installed? Required

The survey form is now closed. Thanks for your contributions.