Tyto Precinct Project

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  • Stage 1

    Initial Tyto Wetland Development.
    Land preservation and rehabilitation by John Young.
  • Construction of Wetland

    Design by John Young
  • Feasibility study

    A study was done to work out whether it was suitable to build the Tyto Information Centre.
  • Designing Centre

    In 2003-2004 council appoints architect to design Information Centre.
  • Further construction

    Unemployed labour used to construct paths, boardwalks, signage and vegetation.
  • Stage 4

    Stage 4
    2005-2009
    Q150 Tyto Precinct Development
  • Revitalisation Planning for our town begun.

  • Stage 2

    Excavation of ponds ,material used as building pad for wetland centre.
  • Builder given job of constructing the centre.

  • Community consultation

  • Bridge over new ponds built.

  • Grant from State Government

    Grant from Q150 is $4 million.
  • Stage 3

    Tyto Wetlands Centre and Carpark
  • Centre opens.

  • Lagoons completed.

  • Tyto Promenade and Southern Approaches

  • $4m funding application from Federal Government has been successful.

    Funds to be used for the construction of a new library, regional art gallery and office spaces for natural resource management and youth engagement.
  • Other projects to be completed.

    Other projects to be completed.
    Restaurant/cafe & food, environmental learning and technology centre to be completed. Community groups of the region will be able to access state of the art facilities to conduct meetins, workshops and training events.
    Elevated walkways would connect the cultural precinct to the existing Tyto Wetlands Information Centre on cooper Street.
  • Future Development

    Tyto Precinct Master Plan
    Regional Gallery
    Library Technology Centre
    Sustainable Housing Initiative