Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) projects

The City of Onkaparinga is delivering dozens of local road and community infrastructure projects across the region thanks to more than $13.5 million from the federal government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program.

Council received $2.46 million to deliver 23 projects through Phase 1 of the program (complete), $6.18 million to deliver an additional 28 projects through Phase 2 of the program (complete), and $4.9 million to deliver and additional 18 projects to be completed by 30 June 2023. See the full list of projects and their status below.

For more information on any of these projects, contact 8384 0666.

The LRCI program was established to support local councils to deliver priority local road and community infrastructure projects across Australia, supporting jobs and the resilience of local economies to help communities bounce back from COVID-19.

Phase 1 projects

Project Funding Status
Field River Trail Renewal, Old Reynella $200,000 Completed
Happy Valley Reservoir Trail Stage 1 $397,500 Completed
Playground upgrade – Clarendon Oval $70,000 Completed
Playground upgrade – Farnworth Drive, Morphett Vale $120,000 Completed
Open space BBQ renewal – Thalassa Park, Aberfoyle Park; Market Square, Old Noarlunga; Banks Road, Woodcroft; Regano Road, Flagstaff Hill; Gemmel Tassie Reserve, McLaren Vale $35,000 Completed
Open space shelter renewal – Lower Esplanade car park, Aldinga Beach; Jubilee Park, Port Noarlunga; Paringa Parade, Old Noarlunga $115,000 Completed
Beach Road streetscape upgrade $325,285 Completed
Morton Road Reserve tennis courts, Christie Downs $200,000 Completed
Sports lighting – Coromandel Valley Tennis Club $35,000 Completed
Cricket nets – Flagstaff Hill Sports Ground $90,000 Completed
Cricket pitch upgrades – Kangarilla and Morphett Vale Ovals $44,000 Completed
Sports lighting – Happy Valley Bowling Club $92,500 Completed
Sports lighting – Morphett Vale Bowling Club $26,674 Completed
Footpath – Eric Road, Morphett Vale $255,000 Completed
Footpath – Panalatinga Road, Reynella East $43,200 Completed
Footpath – Wheatsheaf Road, Morphett Vale $31,000 Completed
Stormwater – Culley Road, Sellicks Beach $45,000 Completed
Building painting program – interior and exterior painting at sites across the city $165,035 Completed
Traffic upgrade – Park Avenue, Aberfoyle Park $75,000 Completed
Footpath – Aldinga Beach Road, Aldinga Beach $10,000 Completed
Morton Road Reserve Oval irrigation, Christie Downs $200,000 Completed
Chapman Reserve upgrades, McLaren Vale $50,000 Completed
Open space shelter renewals – A.S. Perry Reserve, Port Noarlunga $50,000 Completed

Phase 2 projects

Project Funding Status
Air conditioning and ceiling tile replacement – O’Halloran Hill Recreation Centre $150,000 Completed
Air conditioning – Hub Recreation Centre $200,000 Completed
Air conditioning – positive ageing centres $230,000 Completed
Changeroom – South Port Surf Life Saving Club $200,000 Completed
Disability compliance – Moana Pioneers Hall $240,000 Completed
Changeroom – Noarlunga Aquatic Centre $300,000 Completed
Irrigation extension program – reserves at Serpentine Road, O’Halloran Hill; Norman Victor Reserve, Sellicks Beach; and Galloway Road, O’Sullivan Beach $100,000 Completed
Dog park lighting – Minkarra Park, Flagstaff Hill and Dinton Farm, Huntfield Heights $110,000 Completed
Gemmel Tassie Reserve path, McLaren Vale $70,000 Completed
Shelter renewals – Esplanade, Christies Beach; Norman Road and Seaford Skate Park $75,000 Completed
Hastings Reserve upgrade, Sellicks Beach $400,000 Completed
School crossing upgrade – Ridgway Drive, Flagstaff Hill $150,000 Completed
School crossing upgrade – Grand Boulevard, Seaford Rise $120,000 Completed
Playground upgrade – Babbacombe Drive, Moana $260,000 Completed
Playground upgrade – Chilcomb Drive, Huntfield Heights $181,016 Completed
Playground upgrade – Stillwell Park, Hackham $210,000 Completed
Southern Districts Baseball Club fencing $67,300 Completed
Skate park renewals – Minkarra Park, Flagstaff Hill; and Seaford Skate Park $70,000 Completed
Southern United Netball Association netball court reconstruction $1,700,000 Completed
Noarlunga Recreation Ground cricket net replacement $170,000 Completed
Kangarilla Oval drainage $55,000 Completed
Morphett Vale Bowling Club concrete surrounds renewal $188,000 Completed
Happy Valley Bowling Club concrete surrounds renewal $147,000 Completed
Happy Valley Oval irrigation upgrade $150,000 Completed
McLaren Flat Oval irrigation upgrade $150,000 Completed
Weymouth Oval irrigation upgrade, Morphett Vale $85,000 Completed
Happy Valley Drive Trail Stages 2 and 3 $380,000 Completed
Willunga Basin Trail fencing $30,000 Completed

Phase 3 projects

Project Funding Status
Reynella Sports Complex unisex changerooms $668,330 Completed
Peregrine Park, Christie Downs, unisex changerooms $588,330 Completed
Morphett Vale Sports Complex unisex changerooms $698,330 Completed
Happy Valley Sports Park unisex changerooms $818,330 Completed
Aldinga Sports Park hockey clubroom $518,330 Completed
Happy Valley Primary School koala crossing compliance upgrade $12,000 Completed
Braeview School emu crossing compliance upgrade $20,000 Completed
Reynella East College koala crossing compliance upgrade $21,000 Completed
Kangarilla Primary School emu crossing footpath connections $11,000 Completed
Glynville Drive, Hackham West, koala crossing relocation $90,000 Completed
Rural road intersection safety improvements (McLaren Vale) $200,000 Completed
Traffic calming scheme at The Lane, O’Halloran Hill $135,000 Completed
Piggott Range Road/Bains Road, Onkaparinga Hills intersection upgrade $236,000 Completed
Open space development at Joplin Reserve, Woodcroft $250,000 Completed
Open space development at Pine Reserve, Aberfoyle Park $250,000 Completed
Open space development at Stoneyhill Reserve, Reynella East $150,000 Completed
Shelter and BBQ replacement at Esplanade, Moana $41,990 Completed


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