Radiata Park Upgrades

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Share your feedback on our draft design for Radiata Park.

In early 2021 more than 100 students and residents from Aubin Grove participated in our Radiata Park workshops. The aim was to create a collective vision for Radiata Park that meets community needs, including those of young people aged 15-24.

Design consultants, Ecoscape, have created a draft design, guided by the workshop feedback. Key features include:
  • planting
  • green space
  • seating
  • drinking fountains
  • junior pump track
  • plaza style skate elements.
  • 3 on 3 basketball court
  • 'Ninja Warrior' style obstacle course.
The playground and BBQ areas will remain in place. The gym equipment will be re-positioned to an area with more shade.

Before we finalise the draft, we would like to know what you think! Your feedback will help us to review and finalise the design.

Learn about the draft design at our drop-in session

  • When: 9am - 11am, Saturday 31 July 2021
  • Where: Aubin Grove Sport and Community Facility (71 Camden Boulevard, Aubin Grove)

View the draft design

  • Online: Click here
  • Hard copies: available at City of Cockburn Administration (9 Coleville Crescent, Spearwood) and on request at Success Library (11 Wentworth Parade, Success)
  • In person: Visit us at the drop-in session

Share your feedback on the draft design by 4pm Monday 16 August 2021

  • Online: Complete the feedback form here
  • Hard copies: Feedback forms available at City of Cockburn Administration, on request at Success Library and at the drop-in session
  • Phone: Contact 08 9411 3444 to complete the form over the phone



Thank you for your feedback! Comments are closed. View the news feed below for more information on the progress of this engagement.


Share your feedback on our draft design for Radiata Park.

In early 2021 more than 100 students and residents from Aubin Grove participated in our Radiata Park workshops. The aim was to create a collective vision for Radiata Park that meets community needs, including those of young people aged 15-24.

Design consultants, Ecoscape, have created a draft design, guided by the workshop feedback. Key features include:
  • planting
  • green space
  • seating
  • drinking fountains
  • junior pump track
  • plaza style skate elements.
  • 3 on 3 basketball court
  • 'Ninja Warrior' style obstacle course.
The playground and BBQ areas will remain in place. The gym equipment will be re-positioned to an area with more shade.

Before we finalise the draft, we would like to know what you think! Your feedback will help us to review and finalise the design.

Learn about the draft design at our drop-in session

  • When: 9am - 11am, Saturday 31 July 2021
  • Where: Aubin Grove Sport and Community Facility (71 Camden Boulevard, Aubin Grove)

View the draft design

  • Online: Click here
  • Hard copies: available at City of Cockburn Administration (9 Coleville Crescent, Spearwood) and on request at Success Library (11 Wentworth Parade, Success)
  • In person: Visit us at the drop-in session

Share your feedback on the draft design by 4pm Monday 16 August 2021

  • Online: Complete the feedback form here
  • Hard copies: Feedback forms available at City of Cockburn Administration, on request at Success Library and at the drop-in session
  • Phone: Contact 08 9411 3444 to complete the form over the phone



Consultation has concluded
  • Project Update: September 2021

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    Thanks for your feedback on the draft!

    The draft design for Radiata Park was published for feedback throughout July and August 2021. Thank you to everyone who shared their comments and visited us at the drop-in session.

    The vast majority of respondents were local, with 53 of the 60 respondents residing in Aubin Grove. The majority of feedback indicated support for the proposed design and some key feedback themes emerged:

    • Toilets: While toilets were not included in the draft design, some requested they be considered to prevent unhygienic behaviour and support visitation needs. Others noted concerns about their potential inclusion and how they might impact sightlines and social amenity.
    • Tree houses and cubbies: Some respondents suggested the central basin be used as a cubby or tree house area. This is not recommended as this area is for drainage, collecting potential pollutants from the surrounding road network. Revegetation with native species is a more suitable option.
    • Basketball half court: The provision of a small court was welcomed by many, however some noted concerns about potential noise.
    • Skate elements: The provision of skate elements was welcomed by many. Some noted the elements were too small or insufficient for the needs of young people in the community. Conversely, some respondents were concerned about the potential noise from the rail element, designed to encourage ollies/jumps. A “wedge to wedge” element with a grindable edge could be considered instead to minimise noise associated with jumps.
    • Lighting and CCTV: Additional lighting and CCTV was requested; however, lighting allows activities with associated noise impacts to continue into the evening so was excluded for this reason. The provision of CCTV within Cockburn is guided by the Use of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) System Policy.


    Community feedback will be presented to Council for consideration at the Ordinary Council Meeting on 9 September 2021. Please read the full feedback summary and Council Meeting Agenda for more information.

    Feedback will be considered in the decision-making process, alongside other factors such as strategic planning and policy implications.

  • Project Update: June 2021

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    Check out the draft design

    Using community feedback from our workshops, Ecoscape has created a draft design for Radiata Park. The design aims to provide an inclusive space for all, including people aged 15-24.

    The draft includes the following key features:

    • drinking fountains
    • tree planting
    • informal seating
    • relocation of fitness equipment to shady area
    • retention of green space, existing bbqs, shelter and playground
    • 3 on 3 basketball court
    • junior pump track
    • mini plaza-style skate elements
    • 'Ninja Warrior' style obstacle course

    Click here to view the draft design.

    A number of constraints had to be considered such as the drainage area located in the middle of the park and budget.

    You can find out more about the draft design at our community drop in session on Saturday 31 July, between 9am and 11am at Abun Grove Sport and Community Facility. We look forward to seeing you there!

  • Project Update: April 2021

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    Workshop Findings

    Between December 2020 and March 2021, the City worked with Ecoscape to gather community insight on possible youth amenities for Radiata Park. A series of community workshops were held with young people and local Aubin Grove residents to determine a vision for the space.

    Over 130 young people and locals participated in the sessions. Thank you to everyone who participated.

    Key workshop findings include:

    • We value green open space that is family friendly, where everyone can come together.
    • Young people prefer skate elements, pump tracks and multi-courts.
    • We could integrate obstacle courses, skate, bike and climbing elements within the space.
    • We need to be mindful of space and design constraints like drainage. This limits the range and size of features that can be considered.
    • We would like the design to complement the existing area and uses
    • Click here to read the full summary.

    Workshop feedback was presented to Council at the April 2021 Ordinary Council Meeting. A resolution was made to commence a concept design for a small youth facility based on the workshop findings.

  • Project Update: September 2020

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    Thank you for your input!

    In May 2020, the City sought your feedback on a proposal for a skate park in Aubin Grove. The project received lots of interest, with over 1200 visits to the project page. 290 feedback forms and 21 submissions (excluding those that also did the survey) were received.

    Feedback identified the community's priority for open spaces that are safe and family-friendly. It also highlighted that Radiata was the most popular location for cash-in-lieu funding to be invested.

    Feedback and a petition were considered by Council at the September 2020 Ordinary Council Meeting. Council made a resolution to undertake further independent community consultation with young people and local community members to explore youth-based features for Radiata Park that will meet the needs of the community.