Parks & gardens

Councils provide and maintain attractive, safe and friendly public open spaces for the community to enjoy, get fit and make social connections.

Council facilities and services include:

  • Public parks and gardens
  • Playgrounds
  • Barbeque, picnic, rubbish and public toilet facilities
  • Tree preservation and urban greening
  • Conservation of bushland reserves and wetlands
  • Walking trails and shared bike paths
  • Hire and permits for public open space functions and activities.

Councils also provide a range of sport and recreation services and facilities.