Thuringowa's Riverway is a riverfront parkland attraction located onalong the banks of the Ross River that opened in July 2006. The area has become a cultural hub opening up the rivers habitat for residents and tourists, the main attractions are the public art gallery, cultural centre, swimming lagoons, Stadium and cafe. Riverway stretches along 11km of the Ross River, with areas at Pioneer Park, Loam Island, Apex Park and Ross Park at the Ross River Dam where the community, visitors and tourists can enjoy all sorts of activities from sport, swimming, entertainment, dining and shopping in one of Queensland’s most spectacular river settings, Riverway connects directly to the thuringowa CBD.
Village Boulevard is the name of the Road into Pioneer Park and forms the city/park integration. from the car park it extends through the park as a pedestrian path that follows the rivers edge and forms the heart of Pioneer Park.
Tony Ireland Stadium is the Second stage of Riverway and consists of an international standard AFL and Cricket stadium with a capacity of 10,000+.
Riverway Arts Centre is a geographical formation with a grass roof that is incorporating the parkland without a decrease in the amount of grassed area. It also lowers the interior temperature by reducing the roof surface temperature.
Pinnacles Art Gallery is also in this building.
The areas of Riverway that have been completed are Pioneer Park and Loam Island.
Riverway’s Village precinct is going to be a retail and dining strip with exclusive boutiques, gift shops, health and beauty salons and gourmet food outlets. Construction on this precinct is to commence in 09.
Itara at Riverway
Itara at Riverway was Thuringowa's first major medium density residential development that offer's one, two and three bedroom apartments on the waterfront of the Ross River. 265 apartments have been built at the Riverway.
The sales office is also open at the Riverway.
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