February 2018

Design consultant appointed

Oxigen was appointed as the design consultant for the Regional Sports Hub project. They were selected for their significant experience in designing sports facilities including Adelaide Oval.

February 2018

Community Reference Group established

The Community Reference Group met on four occasions (between 21 February and 23 May 2018) to advise the design team and Council on how the broader community is likely to use the site.

March 2018

Community Information Session

A community information session was advertised and held at the Mount Barker Civic Centre allowing the general public to drop in and understand more about the project .

August 2018

Site Master Plan approved by Minister for Planning

Minister for Planning approved the site Master Plan as it met the Land Management Agreement requirement to develop this site for community use.

May 2019

Planning Approval Granted

October 2019

Construction Contract Awarded

Council awarded the construction contract to commence portion 1 of stage 1 of the Regional sports Hub to Sarah Constructions Pty Ltd.

December 2019

Earthworks commenced

Earthworks commenced on the regional sports hub to remove the topsoil preparing the area for the oval and soccer field.