Warragul Leisure Centre Stadium Expansion

  • Project typeUpgrade and new construction
  • Project value$11 million
  • Project scheduleMajor works scheduled from Jan 2023 through to expected completion mid-2024
  • Contractor nameKubale Constructions
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This $11 million project will see expansion of the existing indoor stadium from two to four courts to better service increased demand of indoor sports in Baw Baw Shire.

The project will feature:

  • Construction of two new indoor (basketball/netball) courts
  • Spectator seating and lounge viewing area
  • New cafe and kitchen
  • Referee change room
  • First aid room
  • Storage facilities
  • Swim club store
  • Public amenities including Changing Places accessible change room
  • Improved pedestrian and parking access links between new and existing facilities. 

Take a sneak peek at the new stadium extension below!

 

Timeline

Mar 2022 

Early works contract awarded to Kubale Constructions and on-site works commence. Early works include earthworks, storm water drain installation and sewer diversion, asbestos removal and site clearing works.

Late 2022     

The main construction tender will be presented to Council for award. Once this has been decided, the site will be handed over to the contractors for development.

2023 

Major works take place. During this time major construction works will take place seeing the site begin to transform and the vision come to life. Key milestones will be achieved such as slab pouring, steel framing, external cladding, roof completion and sports hall floor installation.  

Internal and external works continue. Following the completion of the main external works, the focus will move inside and see construction of the new cafe and internal fit outs. External works also in progress with the carpark, lighting and pedestrian access paths.

Mid 2024     

The project will be entering the final stages of fit out and completion, including finishing works such as fixtures, painting and external landscaping works. A formal facility opening will be organised.

*Time frames may be subject to change.

Project cost & funding

Valued at $11 million, this project is being delivered by Baw Baw Shire Council in partnership with the Victorian Government.

Funding breakdown

$6 million         Victorian Government

$5 million         Baw Baw Shire Council 

Early works contract

Early works required to prepare the site in preparation for major construction are nearing completion.

Locally based Kubale Constructions has undertaken the preparatory works which included earthworks, storm water drain installation, sewer diversion and asbestos removal. Additionally, electrical conduits have been installed parallel to the existing outdoor pool in preparation for the new facility.

A new storm water pipework has been installed, sewer diversion works, demolition and removal of redundant infrastructure, as well as site preparation and compaction ahead of the main construction commencement have also been completed.

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Main works contract

The contract for the construction of the stadium extension was awarded to Kubale Constructions on 28 September 2022.

Project Update - January 2023

As part of the main contract, Kubale Constructions have taken over possession of the site. The Stage 2 Building permit has been completed which allows for works to begin. Kubale have begun construction works on the supporting structure, including the initial concrete, excavation and screw piles. 

These works are expected to be completed in April, however are subject to change.

Latest news

Read the latest news on this project:

Download the latest project update fact sheet here(PDF, 722KB) and download previous updates at the bottom of the page. 

You can keep an eye on the progress of this exciting project on our Facebook and Instagram and by regularly checking this latest news section for updates.

            

Contact Us

We're here to help! If you have any questions or feedback about the Warragul Leisure Centre Stadium Expansion Project please contact our team via email or by calling 1300 229 229.

Location

21 Burke Street, Warragul 3820  View Map

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