Council is proposing to develop the Jindera Multi- Purpose Hall providing a venue for indoor sports and catering for community functions of various sizes. The project will provide a sporting facility, function room and disabled access throughout the entire building. It is proposed that the new hall will be built upon land at the Jindera Recreation Reserve and it will utilise new parking and access ways that are to be provided adjacent to Urana Street.
The proposed Jindera Multi-Purpose Hall has been designed by EDM Group.
The design process involved members of the community including the current Jindera Sports Stadium Committee meeting with Council’s staff and the designers.
The proposed building has been assessed by a Quantity Surveyor to cost $3,394,276 ex GST which represents a significant investment for Greater Hume Council.
Council estimates additional expenditure of $350,000 for car parking, landscaping and the installation of solar panels to the building, making a total project estimate of $3,744,276 excluding GST.
Consequently the timing for commencement will be dependent on Council obtaining grant funding for the project. It is anticipated that grant funding could be sourced from Federal and State Governments, community contributions, sales of Council assets and development contributions.
- Cost estimate for the project requires an investment of $3,744,276 excluding GST
- Possible funding sources include Federal and NSW State Government grants, sale of Council owned assets, development contributions and community fund raising activities
- Timing of the project is subject to funding being obtained
- The project has been designed to meet the needs of persons with disability, and ensure disabled access throughout the building and precinct.
Benefits of the project:
- It replaces the existing Jindera School of Arts Hall
- An accessible building for the entire community
- A building designed to minimise maintenance and utility costs
- A building able to be used for many purposes
Negative implications of the project:
- Negative sentiment arising from the demolition of the ageing School of Arts Hall which is heritage listed
- An expenditure increase in Council’s Operational Budget due to inclusion of a substantial new asset
- Funds committed to the Jindera Multi–Purpose Hall could be directed to alternate Council projects
Above: An aerial view of the proposed redevelopment of the Jindera Recreation Reserve. The map also shows the location of the proposed new adventure playground and car parking to be established in the precinct to ensure safe access to the new facilities off Urana Road. Construction of the skate park commences shortly.
Community Feedback and Suggestions
Council values feedback and suggestions from the community on major projects such as the Jindera Multi-Purpose Hall please see below to Have Your Say.
Council requires your feedback and suggestions by 1 July 2019 so that further consideration of this project can occur
Download the Community Engagement Guide here(PDF, 2MB)
Plans for the planning proposal and proposed Adventure Park can be downloaded here,
or viewed at Jindera Community Hub, 83 Urana Street.
Click here for a copy of the Community-Bulletin-Land-to-be-converted-toan-adventure-playground-at-Jindera-article.pdf(PDF, 3MB)