Doug Jennings Park

Multi-million dollar Christmas gift to the Gold Coast

Christmas has arrived early for Gold Coast residents, with the official opening of the Doug Jennings Park following the Palaszczuk Government’s multi-million dollar makeover. Minister Mark Bailey officially opened the park today with newly elected Member for Gaven...

Temporary closure of Moondarewa Spit

A temporary closure of Moondarewa Spit will be in place next week as part of the continued improvement works for Doug Jennings Park.  The closure will only affect vehicle access to the area, with pedestrian access maintained throughout the works. These works are a...

Next stage of improvements for Doug Jennings Park

As part of the ongoing work to revitalise Doug Jennings Park, we’re delivering the next stage of ongoing infrastructure improvements. Following the success of Stage 1: The Spit Amenities Block & Sewerage Connection and Stage 2: the Rehabilitation Moondarewa...

Illegal campers in Doug Jennings Park told to move out or face fines

Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) Chief Executive Officer, Hal Morris, today issued a warning to illegal campers in Doug Jennings Park – move out or face the full force of the law. Mr Morris said the Authority had made significant progress to secure the necessary...

Model By-Law for Doug Jennings Park

Doug Jennings Park is a popular location for fishing, diving, surfing, walking, swimming and relaxing for tourists and locals alike. Unfortunately, over the past 30 years the area has become degraded and has attracted some inappropriate uses. As part of the ongoing...

Moondarewa Spit opens

Moondarewa Spit has been officially reopened following the completion of a $2 million facelift at Doug Jennings Park, The Spit. Minister for Main Roads and Ports Mark Bailey said the Gold Coast Waterways Authority had done a great job rehabilitating the park where...