THERE’S ALWAYS SOMETHING NEW AT AUSTRALIA’S MOST VISIONARY NEW TOWN
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A new $3 million sports and recreation precinct in the booming Ripley Valley will be home to Queensland’s next generation of sporting heroes when it hosts its first sporting events later this year.
Ipswich Mayor Andrew Antoniolli today joined representatives of Amex Corporation, developers of the Providence masterplanned community, to officially start construction on the facility.
Providence is the largest masterplanned community in the Ripley Valley growth corridor where there is a massive $4.4 billion worth of residential projects currently underway which will ultimately provide around 50,000 dwellings to house 120,000 people.
A gentle stroll down one of Providence’s most beautiful avenues will deliver you from the hilltop park to the excitement of our East District Park. This is where the fun starts.
Designed as a place where adventure rules, the new district park will include one of Queensland’s rst playgrounds created on the principle of Nature Play. This concept is based on the understanding that unstructured play outdoors is fundamental to a full and healthy childhood.
The first of our ‘Three Peaks’ parks is expected to open in December this year. Located on an elevated hilltop in the new Horizon neighbourhood, the space will enjoy stunning views over Providence and the Ripley Valley.
Topped by a stunning, architect- designed viewing platform and modern art installation the new park will be the ideal place to enjoy a drink as the sun sets over another glorious day in the valley.
Construction of our new $2.3 million sports facility is ramping up and is on schedule to host its first events in late 2018. The first stage of this major new regional sports precinct for Ripley Valley will include two rectangular fields and an integrated oval suitable for a variety of sports.
Providence continues to deliver on its focus of building a happy, healthy community by hosting Pilates classes every week.
Thought of as the ‘powerhouse’ for the body, Pilates is a core focused physical fitness system that was designed to build strength, flexibility and lean muscle tone with an emphasis on lengthening the body and aligning the spine, rather than on bulking and shortening the muscles.
The classes will be hosted by qualified fitness professional Donna Dobbs, who not only specialises in Pilates instruction but also Zumba, Aqua Zumba and Wellness Coaching.
Providence South Ripley has quickly gained a reputation for delivering a great lifestyle regardless of your age. One local family has taken their love of the area one step further with three generations now calling Providence home.
Kieran and Laura Turner moved to Providence almost two years ago, drawn to the area’s serenity and family-friendly amenities like the nearby café, barbeque and park facilities. After becoming part of the community the Turners brought Providence’s newest resident into the world – their baby, Mabel.
Christmas at Providence is one of the most special times of the year when the community comes together to enjoy the festive season and celebrate all of its achievements.The holiday season is made particularly special by the generosity of Providence residents who always find time to give to others in need.
For the second year in a row, Providence was an offcial collection point for non-perishable food donations as part of Cityhope Care’s 2017 Hampers of Hope Christmas Appeal.
In 2016, the Providence community raised and packed more than $8,000 worth of groceries for families in need. In 2017, the community took the tally to more than $9,000.
Queensland is in the midst of a cyclical property upswing that will last two years before plateauing, according to experts who also see the oversupplied apartment market righting itself.
Property analyst Michael Matusik of Matusik Insights said it was the state's turn to rise in the property cycle.
"Sydney usually goes first and then Melbourne and then Brisbane ... it's following the usual pattern," he said.