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It's been a busy month of construction activity at Woodlea and there has never been a more exciting time to be part of our community. Our Active Open Space precinct is now complete, with final works on the sports pavilion also nearing completion, ready for a November launch! Both football ovals were grassed over the weekend, and we look forward to many future sporting seasons ahead - commencing Spring 2018. Get your full construction and titles update below.
Stages 2 – 16 and 19 are titled and settled
Stage 17 - Expected titles early October 2017
Stage 17 is located north of the display village, and also abuts Stage 18 to the east. Construction has reached practical completion and final consent to register titles is currently being procured from utility authorities and Council.
Stage 18 - Expected titles October 2017
Stage 18 abuts Stage 17 to the west, and both Stages 5 and 16 to the south. Final road linemarking and concrete works are nearing completion.. Consent to register titles is currently being procured from utility authorities and Council
Stage 20 - Expected titles November 2017
Stage 20 is located north of the Local Town Centre and includes a neighbourhood park. Final lot shaping, road surfacing and footpath construction works are nearing completion. Consent to register titles from utility authorities and Council will commence shortly.
Stage 21 - Expected titles November 2017
Stage 21 is located east of Stage 20, and north of the Local Town Centre. Road construction is progressing well, with kerb and channel and electrical works commenced.
Stage 22 - Expected titles November 2017
Stage 22 is located south of Stages 20 and 21, and north of Stage 25 and the Local Town Centre. Water installation is complete with electrical works to commence shortly.
Stage 23 - Expected titles February 2018
Stage 23 is located east of Stage 21, and includes the feature raingarden. Sewer and drainage works are nearing completion and road construction has commenced.
Stage 24 - Expected titles February 2018
Stage 24 is located in close proximity to the Local Town Centre, south of Stage 23 and north of Stages 26 and 30. Sewer and drainage works are nearing completion. Installation of water is progressing well with road construction works due to commence shortly.
Stage 25 – Expected titles March 2018
Stage 25 is located south of Stage 22, and north of the Local Town Centre. Sewer works are nearing completion and drainage works are well progressed.
Stage 26 - Expected titles June 2018
Stage 26 is located south of Stage 24, and abuts the future Local Town Centre to the south. Bulk earthworks are nearing completion and sewer and drainage have commenced.
Stage 27 – Expected titles March 2018
Stage 27 is located east of Stage 23 and abuts the Kororoit Creek reserve. Taylors Road is located north of the stage. Bulk earthworks are progressing well and sewer works have commenced.
Stage 28 – Expected titles May 2018
Stage 28 is located east of Stage 23 and 24, and abuts the Kororoit Creek reserve to the east. Bulk earthworks are nearing completion and drainage works have commenced.
Stage 29 – Expected titles June 2018
Stage 29 is located north of Stage 32, and east of Stage 30. It also abuts the feature drainage reserve to the east. Construction of this stage is commencing in September.
Stage 30 – Expected titles July 2018
Stage 30 is located west of Stage 23, north of the Local Town Centre precinct and also comprises the Stage 30 neighbourhood park. Construction is due to commence in September 2017.
Stage 31 – Expected titles October 2018
Stage 30 is located west of Stage 26 and north of the Local Town Centre precinct. Construction is due to commence October 2017.
Active Open Space
Stage 1 of the Active Open Space precinct comprises of 1 AFL Oval, adventure playground, youth space and car parking. Construction works are now completed. Stage 2 of the Active Open Space comprises of a second AFL oval and 10 tennis courts and the sporting pavilion with construction completion estimated in November 2017. The ovals are expected to be ready for use in fourth quarter of 2018 following a 1 year establishment period of the grass playing surface.
The first stage of Taylors Road involves the construction of a new single carriageway (one lane in each direction) from Leakes Road to Frontier Avenue adjacent to Stage 18 accessed via a left out/right in intersection
As part of the project, a new un-signalised Tee-intersection will also be formed on Leakes Road at the entrance to the new Taylors Road. This will involve the widening and reconstruction of Leakes Road on both north and south approaches along with the construction of raised concrete splitter islands and new line markings.
Bulk earthworks to the east of Leakes Road and along Taylors Road are complete and drainage works are progressing well with pavement works to commence shortly. The first stage of the project is estimated to be completed in the second quarter of 2018.
Bernadette loves taking her four kids to the wonderful Woodlea parks and therefore it is appropriate that we spoke to her in the Stage 1 park. Hers is a mixed-nationality household and their favourite family culinary experience reflects her husband’s Filipino culture. Banana leafs for plates and fingers, not forks has their kids in messy food heaven! Link to full bio here: http://bit.ly/facesofwoodlea #facesofwoodlea #knowyourcommunity
Petr is from Vladivostok Russia and is married to Laetitia, who was born in Belgium. They live in Woodlea with their two young daughters, who by their parents definition reflect both Eastern and Western culture. Petr tells us of a Russian tradition that is handed down from generation to generation when moving into a new house. With so many doing just that at Woodlea, we recommend new residents watching Petr tell us about the Russian symbolic cat “house keeper”, that watches over the new residence and helps to maintain household happiness. Link to full bio: http://bit.ly/facesofwoodlea #knowyourcommunity #facesofwoodlea
Raj and Melody went all out to wear clothing that denotes their cultural heritage, from Mumbai India. Their Indian experience is of a glorious and multi-tiered society, where food culture is king. Raj and Melody have helped build our understanding of traditional festivals and celebrations that are important to their original community, that now cut across religious and cultural divisions. Full link to bio here: http://bit.ly/facesofwoodlea #knowyourcommunity #facesofwoodlea
Emmanuel “Manny” was born in Malta and came to Australia as a child in the post-war migrant intake of 1954. He tells of an era of simplicity and joy amongst the challenges of life in a new land. Woodlea recognizes that a balanced community has representation across the ages and Manny shows us that living in a new community with many young families helps to keep a spring in one’s step. Full link to bio: http://bit.ly/facesofwoodlea #knowyourcommunity #facesofwoodlea
Introducing Gustavo: Gustavao (“Gus”) and his young family are a mix of Latin European and Latin American blood, and from his account of their lives at home they have found a wonderful blend. Gus is from El Salvador and his wife is from Italy. A Latin home would not be complete without a love of joyous, uplifting music and wonderful food, designed to share with neighbours, friends and family. Link to full bio here: http://bit.ly/facesofwoodlea #knowyourcommunity #facesofwoodlea
Introducing Chris - one of the very first Woodlea residents, with a passion for engagement with those around him and the Woodlea community in general. Chris was selected as being representative of “traditional” Australian caucasian background, but learning of his Maltese descent reminded us that it is only the indigenous Australians who aren’t derived from somewhere else! Link to full bio here: http://bit.ly/facesofwoodlea #knowyourcommunity #facesofwoodlea
Meet Boyce - our first resident to feature in the 'Faces of Woodlea' Video Series. New Zealand born and bred but with a strong Cook Islands heritage, Boyce tells us of the central role that dance plays in his family life and cultural traditions. He is committed to continuing the cultural tradition throughout his immediate family. Watch the video below and get read his full bio here: http://bit.ly/facesofwoodlea #knowyourcommunity #facesofwoodlea