The Age Friendly Suburbs Program (AFSP) aims to deliver pathways and pathway related infrastructure (such as road and pram crossings) to provide better access for the aged community as well as other pathway users who may have more specific mobility needs.
The Program got underway in the 2015-16 financial year, with funding provided over five years.
The suburbs to receive upgrades under the Program were:
The following improvements were completed in September 2020 following feedback undertaken with the community on the six suburbs in 2019.
a new path along the northern side of Banaga Place adjacent to the oval which will link to the new path on Banambila Street a new crossing connection across Banaga Place a new path along Banambila Street between Arabana Street and Banaga Place lowering of the speed limit from 60km/h to 50km/h along Bandjalong Crescent installing new 50km/h signage at the end of school zones (onto Bindel Street) reducing lane width along Bandjalong Crescent to 3.5 metres and creating a shoulder line marking on-street parallel parking spaces adjacent to Aranda Primary School between Bindel Street and Banambila Street. a new path from the existing bus stop on White Crescent to Howse Street a new two metre wide pedestrian refuge on White Crescent a new path through the parkland from the Campbell shops to White Crescent a new path behind the Southern Cross Care W.E O’Brien Court facility towards the Campbell shops. a new path through the parkland to Fremantle Drive connecting to existing path network behind Adria Village Aged Care facility a new crossing on Fremantle Drive adjacent to the bus stop near the Adria Village Aged Care facility a new crossing on Fremantle Drive adjacent to the Bupa Aged Care facility. a new path from Cromwell Circuit to the existing cycle path a new zebra crossing over Ellerston Avenue to provide access to the Isabella Plains shops various upgrades to the Isabella Plains shop’s car park to help reduce vehicle speeds including: two new speed cushions increasing the size of the car park central island to reduce aisle widths from more than 10 metres to approximately six metres new line marking to change part of the car park to one-way circulation. a new path along Brockman Street between St Aidans Retirement Community and La Perouse Street a new path connecting the existing path on Carnegie Crescent to the bus stop adjacent to the Carnegie Crescent/Finniss Crescent intersection upgraded kerb ramps across Lumeah Street at Boolimba Crescent intersection and new crossing point on Boolimba Cresent to community garden a new path along the indicative dirt path through parkland between Boolimba Street and Bareena Street removal of existing path on Kootara Crescent and construction of a new one between Boolimba Crescent and community services driveway (towards the Narrabundah shops) removal of existing kerb ramps on Arinya Street and construction of a new one at Boolimba Crescent intersection replacement of kerb ramps on Leahy Close at Goyder Street intersection. a new refuge island on Hardwick Crescent off Starke Street between the car wash and McDonalds a new pedestrian refuge island on Starke Street near existing underpass nearest intersection is with Luke Street an additional pedestrian refuge island on Luke Street between the Uniting Church and local shops a new refuge island and path connection on Starke Street near the roundabout with Hardwick Crescent.
Community path upgrades
Active travel in the community