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Welcome to Kookaburra Park Eco-Village. Living in harmony with nature. What is an Eco-Village. An Eco-Village is a form of Sustainable Development. The concept allows for individual freehold ownership of your lot while owning the surrounding land in common with the rest of the lot owners.

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Welcome toKookaburra Park Eco-Village

Living in harmony with nature


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What is an Eco-Village

  • An Eco-Village is a form of Sustainable Development.

  • The concept allows for individual freehold ownership of your lot while owning the surrounding land in common with the rest of the lot owners.

  • Thus owners retain their individualism by owning their freehold lot as well as belonging to a community of like minded people.


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What does Kookaburra Parklook like?

  • Kookaburra Park is made up of 124 freehold lots set on 485 acres of interesting subtropical bushland.

  • That leaves approximately 360 acres of common land for the enjoyment of all lot holders.

  • The common land includes lakes, roads, open grassland and forested bushland.


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How is the common land managed?

  • To formalise the ownership of the common land Kookaburra Park utilises the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 Qld.

  • This Act determines how the common land is managed.

  • Every lot owner pays a levy each year to maintain and improve the common land.

  • At present the levy is $230.00 per lot per year.

  • This levy is used to slash the common land along the road sides, maintain the water system, for rubbish collection, recycling and to see to minor repairs.

  • Money is also put aside each year to pay for major spending in the future on things like resurfacing of the roads and improvement projects such as new playgrounds.

  • The local Council also charges its minimum rate of $320.00 p/a.


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Are there any restrictions?

  • You can build anything you like at Kookaburra Park, as long as it meets Council requirements.

  • It is recommended that you look at utilising some of the eco-friendly techniques available on the market today.

  • One of the major differences at Kookaburra Park is that there is a by-law that restricts the keeping of dogs and cats.

  • It has been found that because of this by-law the wildlife at Kookaburra Park has increased.

  • Other reasons for having this by-law are that;

    • It has been shown that keeping of dogs in urban and semi-urban areas can create uneasiness between neighbours and

    • It eases the concerns of the neighbours on either side of the Park that dogs will not gather in packs and harass their cattle.

  • Apart from dogs and cats residents are allowed to keep other animals. These may be chooks, guinea pigs, birds, goats & pigs etc.


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Services at Kookaburra Park

  • Underground Power

  • Utility Water

  • Phone

  • Electricity

  • Sealed Driveways

  • Parkland with Lakes

  • Rubbish Removal / Recycling


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Who lives at Kookaburra Park?

  • Young Families

  • Retired Couples

  • Single Families

  • Lots of Birds andKangaroos


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Where is Kookaburra Park?

  • Kookaburra Park is 2.5 km from the small township of Gin Gin on the Bruce Highway.

  • The Park is 48 km from the major regional centre of Bundaberg.

  • From Brisbane, Kookaburra Park is a short 3.5 hour drive north or 360 km.

  • A buss services runs from Gin Gin and Bundaberg both north and south.

  • Bundaberg also has a high speed rail link to Brisbane and Rockhampton with the Tilt Train it also has a well serviced airport.


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How do I find out more?

  • Call us on: 07 41 531 303

  • Email us on: [email protected]


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