Joseph Brady Park Reopens
7th of November 2014
Residents can once again enjoy picnicking, canoeing and playing alongside the Brisbane and Bremer Rivers' junction, with the official reopening of Joseph Brady Park.
Mayor Paul Pisasale said thanks to joint local, state and federal government funding, Joseph Brady Park was looking better than ever after it was left devastated by the January 2011 Flood.
"Joseph Brady Park, which sits on the junction of the Brisbane and Bremer Rivers, was inundated by a 19.5 metre wall of water and the scale of devastation required a complete rebuild of the park," Cr Pisasale said.
"With funding from the State and Federal Governments and a further contribution by Council, the $1.4 million rebuild is now complete and families can once again enjoy this recreational area and some great new facilities."
Cr Pisasale said the park's reconstruction was a great example of three levels of government working together to rebuild a community. "We all know parks make an important contribution to the social fabric of our communities - they are where we congregate, where we spend our down time and where we gather to celebrate important milestones," he said.